Archive for July 8th, 2015

July 8th, 2015 - 11:51 pm § in Misc.

Who is a Jew????

Israeli Minister Says Reform Jews Are Not Really Jewish The comments by David Azoulay, who is Orthodox, underscored tensions with American Jews, who largely belong to Conservative or Reform streams. NYTIMES.COM|BY ISABEL KERSHNER[...]

July 8th, 2015 - 11:37 pm § in Misc.

My Gift to the South

Early Thursday morning, lawmakers in the South Carolina House approved a Senate bill that removes the Confederate flag from the Capitol grounds. The measure passed by a two-thirds margin and now goes to Republican Gov. Nikki Haley’s desk. The Associated Press reports: As House members delibera[...]

July 8th, 2015 - 4:04 pm § in America

Muslims raise $$$ to rebuild black churches

“Several black churches across the South have burned in recent weeks …. The destruction of these black churches inspired a group of young Muslims from different parts of the country to put together a crowdfunding campaign to raise money to rebuild them. Faatimah Knight, a 23-year-old[...]

July 8th, 2015 - 2:31 pm § in Misc.

THE Ave Scene: New Food in the CD

Nate’s Wings and Waffles is expected to open in August at 12th and E Jefferson.  I hope the food is better than the Renton location … tiny pieces of chicken and less than imaginative sauces.   Meantime L’il Woody’s Marcus Lalario is opening a new place, Fat’s Chic[...]

July 8th, 2015 - 2:30 pm § in Uncategorized

More businesses dump Trump

PVH, the clothing giant behind the Phillips-Van Heusen, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, and Speedo labels, has joined Univision, NBC, Televisa, ESPN, Macy’s, Serta, NASCAR, PGA, and haircare products Farouk Systems in severing their business ties to Donald Trump, all apparently fearing a backla[...]

July 8th, 2015 - 2:17 pm § in Misc.

Trump ‘can’t guarantee’ he doesn’t employ illegals

Of course he can’t. Of course he does. Probably employs child labor in his Bangladesh clothing factories, too. What do you expect from a guy who’s had multiple marriages and bankruptcies, yet calls himself “successful”? He’s a Republican, and Republicans are two-faced h[...]

July 8th, 2015 - 2:10 pm § in America, Hypocrisy



July 8th, 2015 - 1:56 pm § in Uncategorized

Freddie Gray case police boss fired

Baltimore police commissioner Anthony Batts was sacked by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake today, CBS News reports. A deputy commissioner will temporarily replace him. Batts was responsible for supervising the Baltimore police department when Freddie Gray, a black man, was killed in police custody. Gr[...]

July 8th, 2015 - 12:24 pm § in Misc.


Well Cuba Has Mede it Legal to Buy a New Car ALL YOU NEED is Money! SEEMS LIKE CUBA IS READY TO TAKE JOBS AWAY FROM CHINA! Workers in Cuba have always wanted things.   Now they can buy some things IF they have money! For decades, tourists and photojournalists have seen the 54 Chevy as […][...]

July 8th, 2015 - 12:10 pm § in Uncategorized

Trump suffering hallucinations; wild mushrooms suspected

Donald Trump’s mental health problems appear to be worsening. What’s next, seizures? “Despite earlier inflammatory comments about Mexican ‘rapists’ illegally crossing the U.S. border, … Trump said Wednesday that he will win the Latino vote if he earns the GOP nomi[...]