Archive for September 18th, 2014

September 18th, 2014 - 6:42 pm § in America

Yes, the U.S. Navy has searched your computer looking for kiddie porn

Buried under a small headline in today’s Seattle Times is a story about sensational military and police misconduct. “'[I]t has become a routine practice for the Navy to conduct surveillance of all the civilian computers in an entire state to see whether any child pornography can be found on them[...]

September 18th, 2014 - 3:46 pm § in The Ave Scene

Yeahhh Maria!


September 18th, 2014 - 10:40 am § in Uncategorized

Pennsylvania’s Stomach-Turning Private Gun Club “Pigeon Shoots”

Despite years of efforts in Pennsylvania’s legislature to change the law, using live birds for trap shooting at private gun clubs is still legal in that state, and two or three private gun clubs in that state run annual “pigeon shoot” events.  Rich “sportsmen” from all[...]

September 18th, 2014 - 10:25 am § in Hypocrisy

How To Avoid Being Shot By Police

It’s easy.  Don’t be black.  Be white, and preferably rich, too.  From a Sept. 6 news report: “A 19-year-old former high school field hockey star plowed her BMW into three cars, left the scene of the accidents and kicked a police officer in the head before being apprehended in B[...]

September 18th, 2014 - 4:45 am § in Misc.

Scots Vote On Independence


September 18th, 2014 - 1:19 am § in Misc., Politics, The Ave Scene

According to Nate Silver, Senate control is now a toss-up. He credits Democrats’ massive fundraising efforts. Will a Drink With McDermott Help?

  Happy Hour Hilliards Brewery & Tap Room 819 5th Avenue North Seattle, WA Thursday, September 25th   6pm Suggested donation $25   RSVP to Dayna Lurie at or click here[...]