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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 February, 2014

February 28th, 2014 - 2:22 pm § in Misc.

People of Color


February 28th, 2014 - 10:43 am § in Misc.

South Carolina: Trumps AZ, Blocks Books That Mention Gays

 Seems like South Carolina is running for capital of the Confederacy, putting the legislature in charge of college curriculum. Why do good people choose to live there? Members of the South Carolina House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to cut $70,000 in funding from two public colleges that a[...]

February 28th, 2014 - 2:25 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Jefferson, Schools & Colleges

Why Do Liberals Diss Charter Schools?

 Phil Plait, Slate’s pugilistic anti-anti science journalist, blames charter schools for  the use of public money in Texas to teach creationism :“…why is Texas (and with new schools opening, also Arkansas and Indiana) spending a whopping $82 million of taxpayers’ money every y[...]

February 27th, 2014 - 10:11 am § in Buchenwald, Misc.


‘Mein Kampf’ Signed By Hitler Up For Auction In LA   LOS ANGELES (AP) — Adolf Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” is one of the most racist and heinous screeds in modern history, but officials say two rare early editions signed by him could go for more than $20,000 at an online au[...]

February 27th, 2014 - 8:46 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Has Russia invaded Ukraine?

Gunmen seize government buildings in Ukraine’s Crimea, raise Russian flag[...]

February 27th, 2014 - 3:07 am § in Religion, The Ave Scene

Seattle’s Newest Hate Radio Porn Star: Ben Shapiro

KTTH has outdone itself, hosting  Ben Shapiro a right wing nut who makes Limbaugh and Hannity look like rational clowns.  Have You Turned into KTTH around Drive Time? Here are few quotes to tempt you:  about a gay athlete: “So Jason Collins is a hero because he’s gay? Our standard has dr[...]

February 27th, 2014 - 1:09 am § in Misc.

70 Years After WWII, More Needs to Be Done

I Read This Story in Shame for My Brother’s Efforts to Obstruct Placing My Father’s Records from Buchenwald Into The Public Domain. The issue there ought not to be our family feud or even pride about my father, the issue ought to be doing all we can to assure that survivors can see the p[...]

February 26th, 2014 - 2:23 pm § in Misc.

HELL NO … Hawks fans ought to show that the 12th man ain’t a bigot!

Lets Assume The Seahawks Go Back To The Super Bowl Given the status of Arizona as the most western of the modern Confederate States, shouldn’t Seattle refuse to attend the SUPERBOWL even if their frickin Governor chickens out and signs The Religious Freedom Restoration Act, S.B. 1062? Of cours[...]

February 26th, 2014 - 2:21 pm § in Misc.

The Russian View of Ukraine

  From RT news Alarming trend in Ukraine: Historic monuments toppled, Nazi symbols spread (PHOTOS, VIDEO) After a fortnight of violent clashes in the name of democracy, Ukraine seems to be falling into a totally different trend. Symbols of Soviet unity and victory over Hitler and Napoleon are b[...]

February 26th, 2014 - 1:51 pm § in Misc.

Two VERY Different Picks for This Year’s Academy Awards: Political Correctness vs. Art

 A member of the directors branch of the Academy Awards. (Full Article) vs.  Picks by The Atlantic’s Critic (Full Article) Director   vs  Critic ➻ BEST PICTURE  American Hustle;   vs  12 Years a Slave   PC dominates) ➻ BEST DIRECTOR    American Hustle  vs, 12 Years a Sl[...]