Archive for April 10th, 2014

April 10th, 2014 - 7:27 pm § in The Ave Scene

Boeing : Seattle gets the wings, with ranch dressing!

Despite $9,000,000,000 tax break, Boeing is moving the crown jewels, the 1,000 engineering jobs that support the world wide fleet, to California  (where TAXES are higher). Management:  Chicago Bodies: North Carolina After market support: California Wings: Seattle Boeing’s view of what will [...]

April 10th, 2014 - 3:36 pm § in Hypocrisy, Religion

Anti Semitism in Sweden

The graffiti on the Vasa Real school’s facade in central Stockholm. Photo: Private Jewish kids face Nazi graffiti at Swedish school A central Stockholm high school with special classes for Jewish pupils was covered in Nazi graffiti on Monday morning, leaving a parent in tears and fearing the r[...]

April 10th, 2014 - 1:54 pm § in Misc., Russia

Putin threatens to darken Europe.

Putin: Ukraine debt threatens Europe gas supplies MOSCOW (AP) – Vladimir Putin warned Europe on Thursday that it may face a shutdown of Russian natural gas supplies if it fails to help Ukraine settle its enormous Russian gas bill – a debt that far exceeds a bailout package offered by the[...]

April 10th, 2014 - 10:18 am § in Hypocrisy

Sometimes the right is right

Over at HorsesAss, Goldy complains that  “Governor Inslee has absolutely nothing political to gain from appointing a justice from the other side of the mountains. Either way, he will not receive a single Eastern Washington daily newspaper editorial board endorsement in 2016, regardless of his[...]

April 10th, 2014 - 9:53 am § in Misc.

What $10,000 Can Buy In A College Degree

Historically, academic degrees were created to recognize expertise in religion, law, and government.  The terms “Rabbi” and “Doctor” were both pathways to careers dependent on book learning.  Similar titles recognized elite expertise in Confucian, Islamic  and Buddhist cou[...]

April 10th, 2014 - 9:21 am § in Misc.

Buchenwald 33. Brandeis should be ashamed.

This week, 70 years after the liberation of Buchenwald, Brandeis University has brought shame on itself. This shame, a shame to all the Jewish people, comes from the decision of the University to withdraw an offer of an honorary degree to Ayan Hirsi Ali; the offer was withdrawn, because Ayan Hirsi A[...]

April 10th, 2014 - 8:27 am § in Politics

South Carolina: What would anyone want to live there?

“No liberal is going to win a debate that big government freed the slaves,” Heritage Foundation president and former South Carolina senator Jim DeMint told a radio host on Wednesday. And he’s right, unless you consider the U.S. government circa 1865 a “big government.”[...]