Archive for February 20th, 2014

February 20th, 2014 - 1:19 pm § in Misc.

Comparing Child Beauty Pageants to Genital Mutilation

Which is Worst .. Premature Sexualization of our Girls or Muslim Traditions of Purdah and Genital Mutilation? America has developed some bizarre traditions for treatment of young girls that rival the worst of any culture.  Where once little girls were kept in costumes that restricted any sort of bo[...]

February 20th, 2014 - 9:17 am § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: What is it?

A. Ad for Star Trek Prequel: “Beginnings!” B. Sand dunes on Moon C. Sand Dunes on Mars D. Commercial for new iPhone[...]

February 20th, 2014 - 9:01 am § in America, Politics, The Ave Scene

Germany: VW may build its next plant outside the South!

WHY NOT HERE IN SEATTLE? German law requires works councils, giving employees a role in management, at all large German companies. This may mean VW needs to move out of the South! Or at least one of their Volkswagen subsidiaries! After the workers in Tennessee were coerced to reject the UAW by threa[...]

February 20th, 2014 - 4:19 am § in Misc.

Free The Scots

As an American I do not think I have a say in Scots independence, but  I do wonder.  Scot history is very different from Brit and Scotland is a lot more of an endangered culture than say .. the quirkiness  of Minnesota.   If we need a Jewish state , don’t we .. humans … also [&helli[...]

February 20th, 2014 - 2:47 am § in Misc., Saudi Arabia

English Prince Joins Saudi Princes in Sword Festival

England’s prince Charles participates in traditional sword dance with royal family in Saudi Arabia.[...]

February 20th, 2014 - 1:50 am § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: Who built this plane?