Archive for January 16th, 2015

January 16th, 2015 - 10:31 pm § in Misc.

Holder Cracks Down On Forfeiture Abuses By Corrupt Police Agencies

“Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. on Friday barred local and state police from using federal law to seize cash, cars and other property without warrants or criminal charges. Holder’s action represents the most sweeping check on police power to confiscate personal property since the seizu[...]

January 16th, 2015 - 8:58 pm § in America, Hypocrisy, Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

Why Seattle NEEDS Charter Schools: Parents NEED Choice

A story from the tiny Center School at Seattle Center illustrates how badly the District can hurt kids by top down, arrogant, centralized management. In 2o13 the Seattle School District decided to censor the teachings of a popular Center School teacher, Jon Greenberg.  Mr. Greenberg’s proble[...]

January 16th, 2015 - 4:18 pm § in Donald Trump, Misc.

How would Hitler be Covered Today?

Marc Cooper Here is how a modern U.S. politics reporter would cover a Hitler rally circa 1930: “It would be a mistake to paint Mr. Hitler’s supporters with a broad brush as they defy conventional political categories. Hitler has successfully tapped into a sense of anger, frustration and [...]

January 16th, 2015 - 1:59 pm § in The Ave Scene

Radical Republicans: Maybe They Should Take Ec 101

One of our own this time! Apparently he never took Ec 101 and does not understand how a nation differs form a family.  I betcha he keeps his wealth in gold coins![...]

January 16th, 2015 - 1:43 pm § in America, Christianity

American Jihad

U.S. Army recruiting poster in Phoenix, Arizona (click on photo to enlarge) Update: Fox News reported on Jan. 19, 2015, that Army authorities have ordered the removal of this sign, and that it was created by local recruiters without going through proper clearance procedures.[...]

January 16th, 2015 - 1:39 pm § in Uncategorized

Candidate Romney, Circa 2016


January 16th, 2015 - 1:32 pm § in Misc.

Minnesota burb tries to criminalize anti-police protests

Hick towns are everywhere, and every state has some. You have a constitutional right to peacefully assemble to petition the government for redress of grievances in most places, but not in Bloomington, Minnesota, where local authorities sent undercover cops to protesters’ planning meetings in o[...]

January 16th, 2015 - 1:00 pm § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge:


January 16th, 2015 - 12:24 pm § in Uncategorized

Miami cops use mugshots of blacks for target practice

“A South Florida family is outraged at North Miami Beach Police after mug shots of African American men were used at a shooting range for police training.” Because a National Guard member who visited the shooting range for training with her unit found a bullet-riddled picture of her brot[...]

January 16th, 2015 - 12:01 pm § in Hypocrisy, Schools & Colleges

Unpunishing Penn State

“The NCAA on Friday announced a proposed agreement that would restore 112 wins by the school’s football team that were wiped out during the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal and would put the late Joe Paterno back as the winningest coach in major college football history.”[...]