Archive for February 15th, 2014

February 15th, 2014 - 2:23 pm § in Misc.

Last Day to Win FREE AR15

One more day to win the raffle in South Carolina. Entry in the raffle is free![...]

February 15th, 2014 - 12:28 pm § in Misc.

Union Vote Fails in Tennessee

Right Wing Tactics Block Union in Tennessee The UAW and Volkswagon worked together to offer workers in Tennessee a plan very similar to the plans that work well In Germany.  Despite support from management the vote failed after Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee claimed that that he was told that VW woul[...]

February 15th, 2014 - 11:12 am § in Hypocrisy, Politics, Russia

Russia: Putin backs dictator for Egypt

Putin backs Egypt army chief’s run for president MOSCOW (AP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday wished Egypt’s military chief victory in the nation’s presidential vote, even though he has yet to announce his bid – a strong endorsement signaling Moscow’[...]

February 15th, 2014 - 10:00 am § in Misc.

Bill Quick is Right

  Bill Spews: “I have challenged the author (SMS) to produce any e-mail  or other documentation that I used the words “psychotic” or “psychosis” to describe him. He was unable to produce any such correspondence. I asked him to remove the sentence at this blogpost that falsely sta[...]

February 15th, 2014 - 9:43 am § in The Ave Scene

A Scot Views Seattle

Real Change   Ever notice this man? He is an important part of Seattle, a vendor for  “Real Change”  You should buy the paper.  The paper was founded to provide opportunity and a voice for low-income and homeless people.   The transformational magic of Real Change resides in the 1[...]

February 15th, 2014 - 9:39 am § in Misc.

DAVEY JONES: Shipboard culture

Bitchy Captains Sorry its taken me a while to get back to you, a lack of sleep both due to  time changes, some major, and a few minor, repairs and a ship trying to get  back on schedule, have taken my time. Back to The Maersk Alabama, and its former captain. You asked me to […][...]

February 15th, 2014 - 9:07 am § in China

CHINA: Liu Xiaobo

Liu Xia speaks out from house arrest      Wife of China dissident Liu Xiaobo reads two of her new poems in footage screened at international writers’ event in New York How China treats a peace prize winner’s wife[...]

February 15th, 2014 - 4:53 am § in Misc.

Buchenwald 21: Five years and seven months after my father’s death

Five and a half years after my father’s death, my brother Hugh Schwartz and his co-executor Martin Miasserian, still refuse to allow my father’s pictures to be preserved and made public. The pictures, as described elsewhere on THE Ave, were made when then Captain Robert Schwartz, along w[...]