Archive for June 3rd, 2015

June 3rd, 2015 - 8:21 pm § in Hypocrisy

How NOT to do damage control …

“Four of the five girls Josh Duggar molested were his sisters, their parents said in an interview with Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly on Wednesday night. The parents described the molestation as “improper touching,” sometimes over the girls’ clothes, sometimes under the clothes[...]

June 3rd, 2015 - 7:01 pm § in Misc.



June 3rd, 2015 - 12:36 pm § in Uncategorized

Prosecutor gets Tamir Rice case

“The Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office in Ohio handed its investigation into the shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice to prosecutors on Wednesday,” CNN reported today. No word on whether the cop who shot Rice has finally been interviewed; the sheriff’s terse announced simp[...]

June 3rd, 2015 - 9:34 am § in America, Religion, The Ave Scene

Why I am not praising Caitlin

Caitlin, formerly known as Bruce Jenner has become the face of the Trans Gender community, despite the fact that Jenner’s reality does not reflect the majority of Trans Gender people’s reality. All I have heard about Jenner’s Vanity Fair cover shot is how “beautiful” so[...]

June 3rd, 2015 - 9:19 am § in Misc., UW

Why The UW Will Die As A Premier School

Dear Members of the Harvard Community, I am delighted to announce that John A. Paulson MBA ’80 has pledged $400 million to support the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS). Since its establishment in 2007, the School has grown its intellectual profile, supported groundbrea[...]

June 3rd, 2015 - 9:13 am § in Misc.

Jefferson Davis Birthday

State Holiday in Tennessee, Kentucky and Louisiana[...]

June 3rd, 2015 - 9:02 am § in Misc.

Municipal Broadband in Seattle ?

Municipal Broadband in  Seattle Municipal Broadband Lunch and Learn  Impact HUB SeattleJun 17, 2015 12:00 PM  Bertha Knight Landes Room at Seattle City Hall  Jun 18, 2015 12:00 PM Christopher Mitchell is a national expert on community networks and approaches, having authored the most in-depth c[...]

June 3rd, 2015 - 8:38 am § in Israel/Palestine, Misc.

The Death of Zionism

Jewish Israeli teens lean right, many support ‘price tag’ Only 9% of adolescents consider themselves left-wing; 45% say they wouldn’t study in a class with Arabs[...]

June 3rd, 2015 - 7:10 am § in America, Politics, Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene, UW

A Letter to the UW Faculty About Sawant

Faculty tend to avoid demagogues, an avoidance that McCarthy, Hitler, Huey Long, and the Tea Party have shown is very risky.   Now Kshama Sawant is running a very well funded campaign for reelection to the Seattle City Council from our neighborhood, District 3.   My wife and I voted for Kshama i[...]

June 3rd, 2015 - 1:42 am § in Israel/Palestine, Misc.

What Netanyahu Hathe Wrought.

French telecom giant Orange plans to cut ties with Israel, CEO says Orange, which has an affiliate agreement with the Israeli firm Partner, is one of Israel’s largest cellular service providers.   The chief executive of a major European cell phone company said on Wednesday that he would gladl[...]