Archive for February 16th, 2014

February 16th, 2014 - 6:07 pm § in Misc.

Planned addition to Oklahoma’s Capitol Grounds

  Oklahoma may soon be the place to go for America’s Amendment displays .. the Ten Commandments in the ordinal English and, of course, a beneficent Satan.[...]

February 16th, 2014 - 12:00 pm § in Misc.

William Quick, English Student, Explains How Democracy Should Support The HUmanities!

Where are OUR students? Mr. Quick, a student in the still proud British system of higher education,  eloquently defends the need for the British Government to fund humanities educations. What struck me is that William was defending something against cuts that would not come close to approaching the[...]

February 16th, 2014 - 11:02 am § in Misc.

BUCHENWALD 22: Treating the survivors.

  This awful picture was taken by the great photo journalist Margaret Bourke White. She made the image when she arrived as a Life photographer with Patton for the official liberation, several days after the  camp had been liberated by American soldiers including my father, the first medic to c[...]

February 16th, 2014 - 10:48 am § in The Ave Scene

How the Far Right is Undermining Politics in WA State.

from Don Smith by email Freedom Foundation tactics Apparently, people associated with the Freedom Foundation have been  sending letters-to-the-editor to community newspapers across the state  encouraging people to oppose funding for public education.    One of the communities targeted was Feder[...]

February 16th, 2014 - 6:54 am § in Misc.

FRANCE BANS American Sexploitation of Female Children on TV Beauty Pageants

My brother in law, William Quick,  a physician living in South Carolina has called me a pervert because I compared the display of female children in child beauty pageants to child prostitution. He even called me a pervert and threatened to have my employer have me incarcerated in a mental hospital[...]

February 16th, 2014 - 4:54 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Mary weeps in Israel

              JERUSALEM (AP) — Hundreds of people have flocked to a small town in northern Israel to view a statue of the Virgin Mary that residents say “weeps” oil. Members of a Christian family from Tarshiha, near the Lebanon border, say they have witnessed a miracle in [...]

February 16th, 2014 - 12:06 am § in China, Misc.


Yu Zhengsheng, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, meets with the state appointed  leaders of national religious groups in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 26, 2014, to bid greetings to religious believers for the upcoming Lunar New Yea[...]