Archive for July 31st, 2015

July 31st, 2015 - 9:31 pm § in Misc.

Changing my mind about position 9, Seattle City Council.

Bill Bradburd if you squint hard, Sawant disappears. Perhaps from where you are. But where I am the blare is pretty hard to ignore.  Her slogans make it very hard to “hear” what others have to say.   The vote this Tuesday in District 3 will, sadly, be based on reactions to her politic[...]

July 31st, 2015 - 12:53 pm § in The Ave Scene

Seattle Hot, Needle Melts


July 31st, 2015 - 11:34 am § in The Ave Scene

Hey Google … Is Seattle Chopped Liver????

Google’s high-speed fiber network to land in Salt Lake City The 1-gigabit-per-second Internet and TV service sets its sights on an eighth US city[...]

July 31st, 2015 - 9:02 am § in Misc.


KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Beijing narrowly defeated Almaty, Kazakhstan, in a vote of the International Olympic Committee. The vote was surprisingly close: 44-40. Other cities either decliend to bid or, in the case of Boston, retracted their bids when the real costs became apparent. The Chin[...]

July 31st, 2015 - 8:14 am § in The Ave Scene


Andrew Fuller I find your constant demonizing of Sawant very strange, Stephen Schwartz. RESPONSE:  Andrew: You want demonization? How is Sawant different from Sarah Palin?   Sarah and Sawant  both demonize really, really good people … inciting hatred and hurting their own followers. Look [...]

July 31st, 2015 - 1:26 am § in China, Misc.

Obama’s Plan to Name the World’s Fastest Supercomputer After His Mother

OBAMA .. “think fast!”   Yesterday, Obama signed an executive order launching a program to build the world’s fastest supercomputer—30 times faster than all others. China’s Tianhe-2 became the fastest supercomputer in the world in 2013, beating the American Titan. On Wednesd[...]