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Archive for September 23rd, 2014

September 23rd, 2014 - 6:12 pm § in The Ave Scene

The Stranger Needs a Writer!

After firing Goldy and having Dominic Holden quit, the Stranger needs a writer! “We’re looking for a widely curious, energetic news junkie who wants to report on the fastest growing large city in America™ for Seattle’s only newspaper™. Must have a black belt in time management [...]

September 23rd, 2014 - 4:45 pm § in America, Politics, Schools & Colleges

Florida Governor’s Campaign Manager Appointed as President of Florida State University

Florida GOP state senator John Thrasher has been named the President of Florida State University.  He has no academic credentials.  Mr. Thatcher was the only one (of four) finalists who lacked academic  leadership experience. After he spoke to hundreds of students and faculty,  87% of the audi[...]

September 23rd, 2014 - 12:41 pm § in Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

Unions Meddling in Seattle’s Effort to Create Universal Pre School

Let me be very clear .. I am pro union.  However, I think THE JOB of any union must be to stand up for and promote the wages and benefits workers receive.  That can create a conflict of interest.  For example, there is no obvious reason that  the two major teachers’ unions should be take[...]

September 23rd, 2014 - 9:47 am § in Schools & Colleges

Why is Yale Cheaper Than The UW?

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September 23rd, 2014 - 8:27 am § in China

CHINA: Free Speech?

“He wanted me to stay in a land that has freedom,” “ Ilham Tohti has been sentenced to life  imprisonment and confiscation of all of his possession for writing about the  rights of the Uigar people of western China. Mr. Tohti is known as a moderate voice,a Communist Party member[...]