Archive for February, 2014

February 24th, 2014 - 11:23 am § in America

South Carolina: Preserving a racist heritage.

Maurice Bessinger passed away Saturday at the age of 83. I find it hard to imagine how my sister, raised in a home devoted to ending racial stereotypes against Jews, can live in South Carolina.  The place reeks of a racist heritage still dominated by the politics of the Tea Party with its own roots[...]

February 24th, 2014 - 2:18 am § in Misc.

Is Honkey the Antonym of “People of Color?”

I keep getting in trouble over the term “people of color.” Frankly the term POC   is offensive to me.  To put matters another way, claiming to be a POC seems to mean you’re part of a group that has the special privilege of demanding consideration from “white” people.[...]

February 24th, 2014 - 12:54 am § in Misc.

Shouldn’t A Radiologist Lose His MD License For This?

“U.S. Senate candidate Milton Wolf posted a collection of gruesome X-ray images of gunshot fatalities and medical injuries to his Facebook page and participated in online commentary layered with macabre jokes and descriptions of carnage.”[...]

February 23rd, 2014 - 7:43 pm § in Hypocrisy, Russia


Monument to soldiers who died liberating Ukraine from Nazis toppled. The ‘Soviet Soldier’ – a monument commemorating the collective sacrifice of the Soviet army against Nazi forces – has been toppled in western Ukraine. This follows the country-wide fall of some two dozen Lenin statues. Yanu[...]

February 23rd, 2014 - 3:52 pm § in Uncategorized

So Much For Comcast Was Not Going to Determine What Could or Could Not Use The Net

Netflix   has agreed to pay Comcast Corp.   to ensure Netflix movies and TV shows stream smoothly to Comcast customers, a landmark agreement that could set a precedent for Netflix’s dealings with other broadband providers, people familiar with the situation said.[...]

February 23rd, 2014 - 9:44 am § in Politics, Russia

Putin’s Nightmare!

Putin’s Sochi dream shattered by Ukraine’s nightmare As the  Ukrainian Parliament assumed presidential powers, Ukraine’s revolution is destroying President Putin’s $51,000.000.000 Olympic dreams. (Globe and Mail) In this dream, Russia is rich again, a place where the reported $[...]

February 23rd, 2014 - 9:21 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Denmark rules that kindess to cows overrules respect for Jews.

Copenhagen – Kosher Slaughter Without Stunning Banned In Denmark Today  11:00 AM Copenhagen, Denmark – Religious slaughter of animals without stunning them first is now banned in Denmark, bringing into question the religious…[...]

February 22nd, 2014 - 12:16 pm § in Hypocrisy

12 yrs a slave .. politically correct, boring

The Emperor’s New Clothes Comes t0 a Slave Flick We saw “12 Years a Slave.”  After preparing for something as hard to watch  as Schindler’s list or Roberto Benigni’s “Life Is Beautiful,” we saw a politically correct movie with flat performances and rather[...]

February 22nd, 2014 - 10:25 am § in The Ave Scene

Marina Fire in La Conner

This video of voyeurs at the fire at Shelter Bay is very disturbing. Worse may be coming. I think Shelter Bay is leased from the Swinomish People. This raises a LOT of questions? What sort of lease is there? Whose fire department answered the call?[...]

February 22nd, 2014 - 9:41 am § in Misc., Russia

Ukraine Parliament Votes To Oust Yanukovich, Sets May Election

   Live Updates Meanwhile, back in Sochi Bob Costas, the NBC sports host, noted how Ukrainian athletes at the games were showing their concern for their country’s political unrest. Costas celebrated the the Sochi Olympics but went on to say , “all of which is truly wonderful, but s[...]