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    Buchenwald 31 graphic iconThis tragic LEDE relates efforts by my brother and sister to destroy my father’s heritage as the commanding officer of the first American medical company to enter Buchenwald.  Robert Schwartz’s pictures rot in a safe in Boston. My wife and I  fight in the courts to get these preserved and released into the public domain before all the survivors die and can no longer see the pictures from April 1945.

Archive for October, 2013

October 31st, 2013 - 9:16 pm § in Misc.

Halloween: The Real Thing!

from Huff Post Maria Jose Cristerna’s striking appearance may generate gasps, but the 35-year-old tattoo artist reportedly says a horrific history of domestic violence triggered her decision to re-invent herself as a “vampire.” Cristerna recently showed off a new set of titanium &#[...]

October 31st, 2013 - 8:45 pm § in Jews, Misc.

Buchenwald; the survivors

  Wiesenthal, Simon M 01908-12-3131 December 1908 02005-09-3030 September 2005 (96) Ukraine (based Wikipedia entries)  After being forced to work as a slave labourer in Nazi concentration camps, Wiesenthal dedicated most of his life to tracking down and gathering information on fugitive Nazi w[...]

October 31st, 2013 - 4:26 pm § in Jefferson, Politics, Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

THE Ave Endorses Suzanne Dale Estey for School Board

Suzanne Dale Estey Announces Campaign for School Board  Thurs, Oct 31, 2013 Look at it this way.  In a District that represents a collection of intellectual super stars in our companies, our foundations, and our business world, no body considers the Seattle schools or its leaders as outstanding. I[...]

October 31st, 2013 - 1:04 pm § in The Ave Scene

Happy Halloween To My Family

With family dispersed from Boston ot South Carolina, New York, Pasadena and Oslo, we wanted you all to know what Halloween in Seattle is like[...]

October 31st, 2013 - 4:57 am § in Misc.

Happy Halloween from Tagg Romney


October 30th, 2013 - 11:53 pm § in Hypocrisy


REMEMBER THE DAYS OF THE UGLY AMERICAN?   Japan urged to stop being provocative over Diaoyu Islands Historical Fiction: China’s South China Sea Claims • Shinzo Abe: No dealing on Diaoyu Islands • Japan highlights China as ‘security threat’   UN tribunal meets on South China S[...]

October 30th, 2013 - 10:07 am § in Uncategorized

Buchenwald I: Segregation in Hell

I just returned from Brandeis where we discussed my Dad’s collection of WW II photographs.  He actually arrived in the camp as the commanding officer of a US Army medical group dispatched by Eisenhower to go wherever my father felt the need was greatest.  The Americans had come to the beech [...]

October 30th, 2013 - 7:34 am § in Misc.


Ann Romney talks about President Romney has helped her continue riding horses since they moved to the White House.  [...]

October 29th, 2013 - 4:19 am § in The Ave Scene

BALMER BLUES: Chromecast: Another Missed Opportunity for Microsoft

Remember Web TV? Why can’t Microsoft market? The company has placed its toes into the TV market at least since  it s purchase of Web TV in 1996.  This history is a long one … with promises, showy purchases, set top boxes, creation of MSNBC, and claims the X Box would dominate the livin[...]

October 29th, 2013 - 4:14 am § in Science, The Ave Scene

GMOs for safety

About 2/3rds of the way through this video on high tech safety, watch how UW scientists, working with colleagues at U Colorado show how bacteria can add new genes to plants! These genes are designed to detect bombs at the airports![...]