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November 9th, 2013 - 2:58 pm § in The Ave Scene

Amazon e-book offer riles independent bookshop owners

I called Elliott Bay because I would very much like to be able to shop there but buy my books in Kindle format.  They have no pans to do this ands did not see this s a good deal for them.  Looks like other book shops feel the same way .. See this website.   Sad.  […][...]

November 9th, 2013 - 1:02 pm § in America

Failure of State Socialism

Venezuelan shoppers amass outside seized stores CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — As soon as Dorisbell Pena received a text message informing her that President Nicolas Maduro seized control of a nationwide chain of appliance stores Friday, she rushed to the nearest outlet in the hopes of finding whatR[...]

November 9th, 2013 - 11:02 am § in Politics, The Ave Scene

THE Ave Scene: She is MY Senator!

The Iron Lady Of Washington’s Budget Battle When Senator Murray first ran, I was very. very wrong.  She ran as the mom in tennis shoes,” a name I took to be that of some person whose main qualifications were gender and lack of sophistication,  With all possible apologies to women who c[...]

November 9th, 2013 - 4:56 am § in Jews, Misc.

BUCHENWALD 7: Kristallnacht when the Nazis began feeding the monstrosity at Buchenwald

From Wikipedia and USHMM 1938, in the aftermath of Kristallnacht, German SS and police sent almost 10,000 Jews to Buchenwald where the camp authorities subjected them to extraordinarily cruel treatment upon arrival. 255 of them died as a result of their initial mistreatment at the camp. This refle[...]