Archive for February 2nd, 2015

February 2nd, 2015 - 6:26 pm § in America

Car Camping in Seattle

This shot was taken near a freeway on-ramp in southwest Seattle. It’s a prime spot for car campers since it’s close to a greenbelt where other homeless people congregate. In addition to being a kind of watering hole, the greenbelt makes for a handy place to dump trash, go to the bathroom[...]

February 2nd, 2015 - 4:15 pm § in America, Schools & Colleges

Wisconsin Moves to Privatize Its Universities

The Privatization of Higher Education Governor (and likely Presidential candidate) Scott Walker announces  ($300,000,000 of cuts to Wisconsin higher education, offering in exchange greater “independence” from state regulation. What this is likely to mean is staff and faculty layoffs, tu[...]

February 2nd, 2015 - 4:07 pm § in Misc.

Political Correcteness


February 2nd, 2015 - 3:41 pm § in Uncategorized

Christie falls out of chair


February 2nd, 2015 - 3:26 pm § in Uncategorized

Megyn Kelly thinks Mike Huckabee is living under a rock


February 2nd, 2015 - 3:07 pm § in Uncategorized

Christie vacillates on vaccinations

Trying to straddle a political fence, Chris Christie refuses to criticize parents who don’t vaccinate their kids: “Christie said that he and his wife had vaccinated their children, describing that decision as ‘the best expression I can give you of my opinion.’ He said they be[...]

February 2nd, 2015 - 2:15 pm § in Misc.

Survey: 25% believe God decides who wins the Superbowl

“According to a survey carried out by the Public Religion Research Institute, one in four Americans believe God has a role in determining the winner of a sports event.” — Forbes Comment:  I’ll bet an even higher percentage of college students depend on God for answers to fin[...]

February 2nd, 2015 - 1:17 pm § in The Ave Scene

Seattle’s “I am not a billionaire.”

Nick Hanauer is the scion of a small family fortune made in the pillows industry, the Pacific Coast Feather Company. He invested some of the feather money in Amazon and that has paid off well. Now he is, by all accounts, either a billionaire or a modest fellow trying to become a billionaire. A Seat[...]

February 2nd, 2015 - 10:28 am § in Misc.

BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Is Siri a racist?

Racist Siri – watch more funny videos[...]

February 2nd, 2015 - 10:23 am § in Hypocrisy

JAPAN is aroused

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reacted to the execution of two of his citizens by ISIS,  promising “to make the terrorists pay the price.”  This vow is unheard of in post WWII Japan , raising awareness here that the crisis could be a watershed for this long pacifist country. J[an has been dependent[...]