Archive for March 7th, 2014

March 7th, 2014 - 11:04 pm § in Misc.

Davey Jones Runs Aground

OOOPs I heard the Goldy news from crosscutt on my  Kindle, which is one of the blogs I subscribe to, the Kindle can get a  connection in the Suez. In other news on our way into port we’ve run aground and have been stuck for  almost 12 hours now, as to whose fault that is […][...]

March 7th, 2014 - 8:47 pm § in Misc.

Paranoia and Guns: The Gun Disease Afflicts Wealthy New York Suburbs Too!

THE STORY IN WESTCHESTER I write a lot about South Carolina, the place where my sister has chosen to live.  As a peaceful person, I find it difficult to imagine her choosing to  live in a place where violence is celebrated to the point of the state government passing laws that encourage people to [...]

March 7th, 2014 - 4:03 pm § in America

Dark Money And Democracy

Fatcats like the Koch brothers throw money at politics, sometimes with little effect, for example, in the 2012 election cycle Karl Rove spent over $300 million of fatcats’ money and they got absolutely nothing for their money.  Ultimately, it’s really up to the voters, and no amount of [...]

March 7th, 2014 - 3:50 pm § in Misc.

A Marketing Suggestion to MS!

Get ONE Logo! Now that Mark Penn is the head of Microsoft’s strategy,  someone at Microsoft needs to get ONE logo.  Imagine what would happen to Apple if the iPAD, iOS, Mac OS, the Mac, iTUNES … were all marketed with separate brand and logos? How about this example …. think quic[...]

March 7th, 2014 - 2:54 pm § in Misc.

How much did the Kochs spend last year demonizing Obama?

A Huffington Post analysis of press releases, news reports and Federal Communications Commission data collected by the Sunlight Foundation found that dark money groups have dropped at least $24.6 million on issue ads naming specific candidates on television, radio and online video since January 2013[...]

March 7th, 2014 - 2:39 pm § in America

The AVE Challenge: How wealthy is Al Sharpton?

It Some numbers from earns between $200,000 and  $500,000 a year form his various gigs,  Huis wealth is estimated at : A. $5,000,000 B. $5,000,000 C. $5,559,775 D.  5 Million Dollars! E. $500,000    [...]

March 7th, 2014 - 2:04 pm § in America, Misc.

Why DOJ Should Exercise Oversight Of Southern Death Penalty Cases

News media recently gave extensive coverage to the Supreme Court decision that invalidated provisions of the 1964 Voting Rights Act requiring certain states, all in the South, to submit changes in their election laws to the Department of Justice for review and approval.  These provisions were origi[...]

March 7th, 2014 - 11:32 am § in The Ave Scene

What Bangladesh and the UW Senate Have in Common

Washington, Jan 7 – The US expressed its disappointment at recent parliamentary elections in Bangladesh, calling for fresh and quick polls arranged through dialogue. “The United States is disappointed by the recent parliamentary elections in Bangladesh,” Xinhua quoted State Departm[...]

March 7th, 2014 - 10:52 am § in Misc., Russia

Russia: Its view of Ukraine

Ukraine, EU to sign political part of association agreement soon 03-07 22:02 Kiev will sign political chapters of an association agreement with the EU soon, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk said Friday. China opposes Ukraine sanctions Commentary: The West’s fiasco in Ukraine[...]

March 7th, 2014 - 9:18 am § in The Ave Scene

Davey Jones: What happened to Goldy?

 I changed two heads on the number one generator, then all 7 injectors, that kept me busy for three days, other than that no real news here. Frank Kirby e-mailed me from the pacific Ocean to say that you had left him a message, but that he had forgot to call you, he wrote to […][...]