Archive for April 23rd, 2014

April 23rd, 2014 - 11:33 pm § in Misc.

South Carolina: to arm fetuses?

Proposal to Include Fetuses in ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law Moves Forward in SC Emily Crockett for RH Reality Check April 16, 2014 – 7:00am A South Carolina bill that passed a senate committee on Thursday would expand the state’s “stand your ground” self-defense law to allow pregnant wome[...]

April 23rd, 2014 - 11:27 pm § in America

Georgia: Armed and Dangerous


April 23rd, 2014 - 11:06 am § in China, Misc.

CHINA: As China Inc Follows in the Path Once Trod By the Birtish Navy

  Search for MH370 reveals Future Directions for Chinese Navy The sun never sets over the British Empire. The classic quote was almost true for the empire but utterly true for its Navy.  It is equally true for today’s US Navy. This article by Reuters points out want I suspect will be the n[...]

April 23rd, 2014 - 9:40 am § in The Ave Scene

BREAKING NEWS: New house sales falling!

According to the US  Commerce Department, sales of new homes declined 14.5 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 384,000. That was the second straight monthly decline and the lowest rate since July 2013. New-home sales have declined 13.3 percent over the past 12 months.  [...]

April 23rd, 2014 - 7:25 am § in Religion, The Ave Scene

An End of Passover Letter to Hugh Schwartz, Bill Quick About The Logo

Dear Hugh and Bill Happy Pesach.  I am writing to you as Passover ends about two matters I know you both care about: Israel and the misuse of the UW logo. I have written a lot her about your efforts to prevent my father’s experiences in Buchenwald, his amazing writings and pictures,  from co[...]

April 23rd, 2014 - 3:56 am § in Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

AAUP: Universal Scholarships?

Last week, over n the AAUP listserv. Robert Wood referred to an NPR article describing a program in Michigan where philanthropists in Kalamazoo fund universal college tuition. Rob asked, “Imagine if we were able to set one of these funds up statewide in Washington? How much would it cost?  [...]