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July 7th, 2015 - 11:58 pm § in Misc., Russia

BREAKING NEWS: Russia may be leaving Ukraine?

Russia cuts off power supplies to Ukraine rebels: Kiev Kiev said Tuesday that Russia had cut off electricity to Ukraine’s rebel-run regions in what appears to be another sign that Moscow is losing interest in plans to splinter its neighbour. Russian President Vladimir Putin has gone through an[...]

July 7th, 2015 - 11:31 pm § in Misc.

Is Puerto Rico America’s Greece?

The similarities between the fiscal problems in Greece and Puerto Rico are more than unnerving….[...]

July 7th, 2015 - 11:13 pm § in Misc.

Seattle Times reports that the housing task force wants to sucker punch foks living in single homes

“Drop single-family zoning.”  “Seattle’s zoning has roots in racial and class exclusion and remains among the largest obstacles to realizing the city’s goals for equity and affordability.” ” I’ve been writing Jolts for years, and my jaw is on the floor. Josh Fei[...]

July 7th, 2015 - 7:29 pm § in Uncategorized

“I’m being forced into work.”

Mum of eight forced into work says benefit cap will lead to suicides Marie Buchan is looking for her first-ever job because of proposed new Government benefit cuts – and complains: “I’m being forced into work” mirror.co.uk|By Andy Richardson From Facebook: “A single mum[...]

July 7th, 2015 - 7:19 pm § in Uncategorized

GOP Musical Chairs

There are 16 GOP candidates, but only 10 in the first debate. Who will make the cut? Does it even matter?[...]

July 7th, 2015 - 5:22 pm § in Misc.

Socialist group criticizes Sawants ties to Wall Street and prison industry.

 Socialist Site Accuses Kshama Sawant of being a double agent for the Democratic Party By Eric London, World Socialist Web Site 25 March 2015 After over a year in office, Seattle City Councilperson Kshama Sawant’s first term is defined by her determined efforts to draw ever closer to the Democrat[...]

July 7th, 2015 - 4:17 pm § in Misc.

Wisconsin Republicans block access to public records

In Wisconsin, GOP legislators slipped language into the state’s budget bill at the last minute to seal many public records from scrutiny. The push for this sneaky legislative move is believed to have come from Gov. Scott Walker. Read the story here. Photo: These are your records, but you can&#[...]

July 7th, 2015 - 11:18 am § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: What is not missing from this stamp?

Its not a stamp, does show namesakes of Jackson, including[...]

July 7th, 2015 - 11:12 am § in The Ave Scene

Seattle Times and Seattle Municipal League Rate Pam Banks as Best City Council Candidate in District 3

The Municipal League has rated the five people running for Seattle City Council form District 3. The Times agrees.  (readmore ST stories about Pam Banks) City Council Member 3 Leon Carter Adequate Interview: None Available www.leecarterdistrict3.com City Council Member 3 Pamela Banks Very Good Inte[...]