Archive for December 4th, 2013

December 4th, 2013 - 4:59 pm § in The Ave Scene

Hypocrisy: Highest Paid Washington State Employee Abandons His Job To Move to Southern Californaia

So this is the house that Coach Sarkisen built? Now he has abandoned his children and left for richer envrions?   Coach Sarkisian: “People don’t understand it, but this is my dream job,”  Andrew Villeneuve’s ‘s bitter comments below leave out the quarter billion dollars R[...]

December 4th, 2013 - 2:22 pm § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: What states curse least during phone calls?

This fascinates me.  People are really different in different states,  Call for service in one place and you may get swears, another place can please you to death! 1. WA MA TX AZ VA 2.OH MD NJ SC GA 3. NY FL NJ PA OK 4. AS HA VT CA NM 5. KA NE TX SD […][...]

December 4th, 2013 - 11:50 am § in Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

Ignorance of what the politicians do is no excuse!

How many of us pay attention to the politician’s moves BEFORE they impact us. Politico has a very important piece on the two new people appointed by the Dept of Education to oversee higher education.  Neither Ted Mitchell, nominee for  undersecretary of education,  nor the administration’[...]

December 4th, 2013 - 10:05 am § in Hypocrisy, Misc., Politics, The Ave Scene

Dont call me nigga

The word nigger or nigga as African Americans say has many different meanings.  At one point the word nigger was used by whites in order to define, limit, and ridicule blacks. The word is still used today, unlike back in the 1800’s up to the 1960’s, the majority of people using the word are[...]

December 4th, 2013 - 3:18 am § in Misc.

Publisher of NY Times writes bad news to news staff

Dear Colleagues, As we all know, these are financially challenging times. While our digital subscription plan has been successful, the advertising climate remains volatile and we don’t see this changing in the near future. Given this, I have asked Scott, Jill and Andy to identify significant cost [...]

December 4th, 2013 - 2:56 am § in Misc.

North Korea: Family Feud

North Korea’s family feud turns nasty: Kim Jong Un accused of sacking his powerful uncle – and executing two aides[...]