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    street-scene-prestonOK ..this is where we live  … on the gentriest city in the US.  Davis Preston writes abut the cracks in the gleaming polish of Seattle liberalism.  

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  • BUCHENWALD: The Pain Continues

    Buchenwald 31 graphic iconThis tragic LEDE relates efforts by my brother and sister to destroy my father’s heritage as the commanding officer of the first American medical company to enter Buchenwald.  Robert Schwartz’s pictures rot in a safe in Boston. My wife and I  fight in the courts to get these preserved and released into the public domain before all the survivors die and can no longer see the pictures from April 1945.

Archive for November, 2014

November 30th, 2014 - 1:22 pm § in Misc.


Saying that Christianity, with its sense of exclusive truth and devotion to conversion by any means,   was a bad thing for Rome is difficult because of the false ideas still taught that ” world history” is an evolution from barbarism to the triumphs of Europe. For example, we were al[...]

November 30th, 2014 - 12:34 pm § in America

Radical Republicans

  Congress Poised To Eliminate Key Tax Breaks For Middle Class, Provide Permanent Tax Breaks For… The package of tax breaks would permanently extend relief for big multinational corporations without providing breaks for middle or lower-income families.[...]

November 30th, 2014 - 12:17 pm § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: What is it?

A. Greek anchor B. 5500 year old ax C. Movie Prop from Star Wars XII D. Relic recognized by Pope Francis E. Old chair leg from my back yard TAKE MORE CHALLENGES[...]

November 30th, 2014 - 11:42 am § in Misc.

The GOP: Convergent Evolution

Convergent evolution describes the independent evolution of similar features in species of different lineages. Convergent evolution creates analogous structures that have similar form or function, but that were not present in the last common ancestor of those groups.[1] The cladistic term for the sa[...]

November 30th, 2014 - 11:06 am § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: How much is Vladimir worth?

  A. $10 million B. $100 million C. $1 billion D. $10 billion E. $4o billion[...]

November 30th, 2014 - 10:52 am § in Misc., Repugnants


Republican staffer says Obama daughters are disrespectful and dress like bar sluts  [...]

November 29th, 2014 - 2:28 pm § in Misc.

Break Up Google?

European Parliament vote promotes idea of a Google breakup   A resolution calls on Europe’s competition regulators to consider “unbundling” Google’s other commercial services from its search business. The vote sends a signal — but it’s only symbolic.[...]

November 29th, 2014 - 12:02 pm § in Misc., Religion

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: The odd thing .. isn’t it Rabbitist who is demanding that his own troops denounce the Rabbit God?

Religion can be SO confusing! Wonder when Disney will do the duo of movies on the meaning of the first commandment? Next thing you know Pope Francis will claim the shroud of Turin is for real![...]

November 29th, 2014 - 11:30 am § in Politics

ISIS Launches Attack On Syria’s Kobani From Turkey

BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group launched an attack Saturday on the Syrian border town of Kobani from Turkey, a Kurdish official and activists said, although Turkey denied that the fighters had used its territory for the raid. The assault began when a suicide bomber driving an armored vehicle[...]