Archive for December, 2014

December 30th, 2014 - 11:00 am § in America

“Hoarding in Plain Sight” by David Preston

This picture was sent to me by a reader. It shows a woman who camps out at the bus stop in front of a Seattle bank every day, along with all her crap. She’s a textbook “bag lady.” Although it’s possible that this woman is homeless, it’s not likely. She doesn’t pan[...]

December 30th, 2014 - 9:36 am § in Uncategorized


DPRK calls Obama a “monkey” and blames him for the release of The Interview. My opinion by Charles Park on FB Well, DPRK, you had as much to do with the release of the movie The Interview as Obama. Whereas, it would have passed without much notice, now it has achieved a tremendous amoun[...]

December 30th, 2014 - 6:50 am § in The Ave Scene

A Sight Coming Near You Soon

The number of oil trains crossing Washington every week may grow from 19 to 137 by 2o20, if all the proposed oil terminals are approved, the state Department of Ecology says.[...]

December 30th, 2014 - 4:24 am § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: Who is this?

  a.  Mafhooz bin Husayn, Sultan of Watchidostan in new Woodie Allen movie b. Qaboos bin Said, Sultan of Oman c. Leader of the Empire, Star Wars’ upcoming prequel d. Hussein III, heir to the throne of Iraq e. Actor in new commercial for Tiffany’s shop n Qatar.[...]

December 30th, 2014 - 4:18 am § in Misc.

Winter Hunting


December 30th, 2014 - 1:00 am § in Religion, Science

On Xmas we missed a chance to celebrate

On this day long ago, a child was born who, by age 30, would transform the world. Happy Birthday Isaac Newton b. Dec 25, 1642  tweet from Neil deGrasse Tyson[...]

December 29th, 2014 - 11:13 pm § in Misc.

Japanese swords — making and fighting with them

Japanese swordmaking is an ancient art, more than 1,000 years old, that begins with making tamahagane, a type of steel produced from iron sand by traditional hand methods in charcoal-fired clay furnaces. Then highly skilled artisans, using hand forging methods, purify and shape this steel into exqui[...]

December 29th, 2014 - 10:26 pm § in Misc.

Radical Republican: Racists too?

House Majority Whip Spoke At White Supremacist Conference In 2002 Twelve years before he was elected by his colleagues as House majority whip, Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) spoke at a conference hosted by the white supremacist group European-American Unity and Rights Organization. Scalise spokesperson [...]

December 29th, 2014 - 8:18 pm § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: Who is she?

A. First Black female to head a US Bank B. Mother of Idris Elba C. Denzel Washington’s Mother D. Kissed Capt. Kirk E. Hugh Hefner’s First Chocolate Bunny[...]

December 29th, 2014 - 6:19 pm § in Misc.

It’s Time To Fire NYC Cops

Hundreds of NYPD cops continue to disrespect the mayor at every opportunity. The latest display occurred when officers booed him while he was giving a commencement speech at the city’s police academy. This involves more than a personal grudge, it’s a clash between police and civilian au[...]