Archive for January 21st, 2015

January 21st, 2015 - 3:14 pm § in Misc.


CREATIONISM …CLIMATE DENIAL .. FAITH HEALING  .. GMO fear … EBOLA PANIC ..VACCINE PANIC ..HEALTH FOOD FADS Maybe not all of this is the problem of the repugnant Republicans but they are dominant.  Luddites and scientific deniers  have Fox News and their own theme parks.  These rogue[...]

January 21st, 2015 - 2:01 pm § in Misc.

Should you consider law school?

Yes, absolutely — if you’re smart enough to be a lawyer, are willing to work your butt off to become a lawyer, and want to be a lawyer for the right reasons. Our society needs, and will always need, excellent lawyers. Networking between lawyers and law firms is now made easier with onlin[...]

January 21st, 2015 - 12:17 pm § in America, The Ave Scene

THE Ave Scene: Our Favorite Restaurant

Some years ago we were hungry in Seattle. Looking for a place to park at the base of Queen Anne Hill , we found a space in front of a restaurant called Perché No. We went in and Perché No become a central event in our lives in Seattle ever since.  Is Kong an Italian name?. […][...]

January 21st, 2015 - 12:10 pm § in America

Study debunks GOP myths about subprime mortgage crisis

America’s political right wasted no time turning the subprime mortgage crisis into a political football. Their argument, in essence, is that “the financial crisis was the result of government pressure to make subprime home loans to those at the lower end of the income scale.” Here[...]

January 21st, 2015 - 1:44 am § in Misc.

David Brewster

The New Yorker casts a jaded eye on Amazon’s new bookstore in University Village, mashing up the Restoration Hardware look, big-box technology, and indie bookstore informality. Thomas De Monchaux writes: “In our global moment of high-tech fabrication and doorstep delivery, we are gradual[...]

January 21st, 2015 - 1:41 am § in Israel/Palestine, Misc.

The Flag of Palestine

This a Larousse French dictionary from 1939. In the appendix it lists all the then current flags of the world in alphabetical order. You’ll notice that for Germany at that time the flag was the Nazi one replete with Zwastika which proves that this was pre-1945 ( before 1945) ! . Now, alphabeticall[...]

January 21st, 2015 - 12:12 am § in America

Jan. 21 King Speaks at Dinner Honoring Nobel Laureate