Archive for February 26th, 2014

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., Russia

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[...]

February 26th, 2014 - 10:27 am § in Misc.

UW: “Academic Workers” vs. “Faculty”

An Article in the Chronicle of Higher Education Very Relevant to the UW’s Own  AAUP. “Academic Workers” vs. “Faculty” Jane Buck: Candidate for President of national AAUP  “It would be a tragic loss if we were to weaken our historic commitment to academic freedo[...]

February 26th, 2014 - 9:02 am § in Misc.

How much do docs earn?????

These numbers seem low to me when you see the numbers that managers are getting even in city government.  For example, out new Chief of Police earns over $200,000 and salaries in that range, none of which entail the huge costs of an American medical education, are well into the 200s now.  [...]

February 26th, 2014 - 4:14 am § in The Ave Scene

The Seattle Way of Preservng a Neighborhood

  Among the ugliest of new Seattle’s buildings is the structure next to the Ballad Bridge.  Imbedded within this concrete blob is a tiny house that once belonged to Edith Macefield.  Then in her 80’s, she refused to sell her little house on N. 48th St., despite being offered  $1 [...]

February 26th, 2014 - 2:57 am § in Misc.

The People Of Color And Science Awards

I hate the term “People of Color.” This is the crew that won this year’s  Intel Science Talent Search. 40 American kids. 8 of these are from Indian families, Others are Chinese, Korean …. A very few are Euro or “white.” Will someone tell me whether this prize re[...]