Archive for March 8th, 2015

March 8th, 2015 - 6:41 pm § in The Ave Scene

More on The Cougar School of Medicine and PORK.

Over at the AAUP listserv, Professor Sharona Gordon asked a good question : . Who is it at WSU that wants a new medical school? Don’t they have shared governance? Is it the faculty and the administration? Do the students have a say? Is it just the board of regents? Can someone explain their logic?[...]

March 8th, 2015 - 2:07 pm § in Misc.


No honest person can dimiss the reality of racism against African Americans or Native Americans even though Africans and Caribeans are doing rather well in the US.   Nor can any one who watches Fox fail to see the less than subtle racism of the Republicans. BUT Liberals can be as racist as the rig[...]

March 8th, 2015 - 11:20 am § in Misc.


REPORT: RUSSIAN ASSASSINATION SUSPECT BLOWS SELF UP Gettystock 5 Other Suspects Arrive In Court… 2 Men Charged… Both Reportedly From Chechnya… WHO ORDERED THE HIT?[...]

March 8th, 2015 - 10:54 am § in Misc.

BREAKING UNNEWS: Benghazigate and Clinton’s Emails

Rep. Adam Schiff dealt a death blow to the Clinton email scandal by going on CNN and revealing that members of the Benghazi committee have already read the Clinton emails and they contain nothing.[...]

March 8th, 2015 - 10:33 am § in Misc.

Chasing a willow-the-wisp

CNN reported this morning that the pinger battery aboard Malaysian Flight MH370 expired in 2012, more than a year before the plane disappeared somewhere in the Indian Ocean, and wasn’t replaced due to a maintenance scheduling computer error. Thus the battery may have been, or likely was, dead [...]

March 8th, 2015 - 9:56 am § in Misc.

Inspired by Facebook

A new series on THE Ave .. graphics inspired by posts on Facebook. CLICK HERE for relevant posts on TA.[...]

March 8th, 2015 - 4:49 am § in Misc.

What a Woman Did

Women Who Changed the World Through Science & Engineering: Helen Taussig – American Cardiologist and Researcher –Widely considered the founder of modern-day Pediatric Cardiology –Discovered the cause of “Blue Baby Syndrome” in infants, and helped ban the use of the drug Thalidomide for[...]

March 8th, 2015 - 4:14 am § in Uncategorized

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: The Maharat … Orthodox answer to the female rabbi.

Yeshivat Maharat, a four-year program training Orthodox women as spiritual leaders, will graduate its first class in June, a milestone bound to intensify the debate over women’s roles in Modern and centrist Orthodoxy. Sara Hurwitz, 36, a protegé of Rabbi Avi Weiss, is the school’s dean. Avi Wei[...]

March 8th, 2015 - 1:46 am § in Hypocrisy


Those of us who believe in God and derive our sense of right and wrong and ethics from God’s Word really have no difficulty whatsoever defining where our ethics come from. People who believe in survival of the fittest might have more difficulty deriving where their ethics come from. A lot of e[...]