Archive for April, 2014

April 30th, 2014 - 12:53 pm § in Misc.

The Naked Flyer

NEW YORK (AP) — Passengers flying Frontier Airlines will now have to pay extra to place carry-on bags in overhead bins. The fee ranges from  $20 for frequent fliers who book online to $50get to the gate without having reserved space. The under the seat space remains free and there is no charge [...]

April 30th, 2014 - 4:12 am § in Misc.

Jews in Sweden

Jews still struggle to feel at home in Malmö Jews still struggle to feel at home in Malmö Published: 16 Feb 11 Online: A year after claims about an exodus of Jews from Malmö made global headlines, many Jewish residents still don’t feel safe in southern[...]

April 30th, 2014 - 3:40 am § in Uncategorized

BUCHENWALD 43: a poem by an unknown author

Unpublished French Poem on The Liberation of Buchenwald (read the English translation) If you have any information about the author of this poem, please contact: Susan Perry Ferguson at [email protected] le 11 avril 1945   Buchenwald! C’est le noir de la foret profounde Où jamais les ois[...]

April 30th, 2014 - 3:33 am § in Misc.

Now they are stealing road signs!

Highway sign thieves to be shot on sight The state minister for works, has warned against stealing and vandalising  road furniture. He said this is likely to increase road accidents on  newly constructed roads. The stolen road furniture that was recovered light reflectors, signposts, wire mesh, an[...]

April 29th, 2014 - 1:40 pm § in Uncategorized

Daddy Warbucks and Racism

HomeClippers Owner Donald Sterling to Girl Friend — Don’t Bring Black People to My Games … Including Magic Johnson Read more: Funny we hear so much about rednecks.  [...]

April 29th, 2014 - 12:55 pm § in Uncategorized

Hi-Tech Company Spots MH370 & Elvis Presley In Satellite Fotos

An Australian geosurvey company says it has found “the wreckage of a commercial airliner” resembling a Boeing 777 on the seafloor in the Bay of Bengal, 100 miles off the coast of Bangladesh, using proprietary technology that identifies the presence of specific metals in satellite images.[...]

April 29th, 2014 - 11:35 am § in Misc.

Seattle Threatened With Coffee Shortage: Global Warming Hits Starbucks

Brazil is on the brink of a coffee shortage  Brazil’s coffee crop is falling. The crop may fall by 20%!, The cost of Arabica coffee beans to Starbucks is skyrocketing by 150% Meanwhile, worldwide demand for good coffee is rising while American incomes are declining.  This may force Starbuc[...]

April 29th, 2014 - 7:40 am § in America

Drug Companies Eat the Small Fish

Pfizer Chases AstraZeneca In Effort To Launch Biggest Ever Foreign Takeover Of British Company The most obvious danger in these mergers is the ability of giant pharma t0 control prices.  This is especially true in the US where prices are controlled by corporations lobbying Congress. Less obvious is[...]

April 29th, 2014 - 3:08 am § in Environment, The Ave Scene

THE SEATTLE WAY: Why Prop 1 Failed

  This map shows clearly why Proposition 1 failed. People living across the lake… Bellevue, Medina, Redmond and Issaquah … choose to live there because they love cars.  They do not want to pay for all those buses running around urban Seattle. These people are commuters. The commuter attit[...]

April 29th, 2014 - 1:52 am § in Uncategorized

America The Free Speech Zone

“Congress shall make no law … abridging the freedom of speech, … or the right of the people to peaceably assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.”  Superficially, the First Amendment’s guarantee of free speech, assembly, and petition for re[...]