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September 13th, 2015 - 11:51 pm § in Misc.

Xi Offers Obama A Chance to Play Marco Polo

Is Silk Road wide enough for China-U.S. cooperation 09-14 14:20 XinHua says that Xi’s upcoming U.S. visit in late September will offer a golden opportunity for China and the United States to explore areas of cooperation within China’s   “Silk Road” initiative to create a [...]

September 13th, 2015 - 11:45 pm § in Israel/Palestine, Misc.

New Poll Shows Why Palestinians Have No Interest in Peace

An overwhelming majority of Palestinians think they’re on track to achieve their goal of eradicating Israel within a few decades.  EVELYN GORDON in Commntary (excerpts)  Commentary reports that a new poll of Paestinians showed little interest in peace   The Fikra poll found that 81 percent[...]

September 13th, 2015 - 12:29 pm § in Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

Do Gooder Liberalism and The Strike

 “I support SEATTLE educators” reflects a kind of do gooder liberalism that ends up hurting the people most in need .. the kids. To be blunt, kids are being screwed by both sides .. the Republicans who do not want to pay taxes and the union that must act to protect its members jobs. I [[...]

September 13th, 2015 - 12:21 pm § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: What is it?

A.  an octopus B. Jabra the Hut from Star Wars prequel C. A human embryo implanting D. Halloween scene from Amazon’s Horror Movie E. Infra red time lapse of pumpkin growth[...]

September 13th, 2015 - 12:16 pm § in Misc.

Favorite Magazine Covers

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September 13th, 2015 - 8:40 am § in Misc.

John Kasich Points Out The Idiocy Of Shutting Down The Government Over Planned Parenthood

“You’re just going to have people shake their head.” There is actually still is a rational R?[...]

September 13th, 2015 - 7:27 am § in Misc.

FACEBOOK: Explaining the issues in the Seattle Teacher’s strike

Abby De Launde, on FB, has support for the SEA because she buys into the idea that the opposition comes from people who hate teachers.  No one I know blames “the teachers.” The SEA is doing what any labor union should do .. striking to get as much pay as it can for its members. [&hellip[...]

September 13th, 2015 - 2:05 am § in America, Religion

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: The three properties of the Christian God are contradictory UNLESS,,,

The three properties of the Christian God are contradictory unless one  imagines humans can not tell good from evil: OMNIPOTENT … can do anything OMNISCIENT … knows all OMNIBENIFICENT … always does good Of course these make sense as long as we, humans, can not determine God[...]

September 13th, 2015 - 1:58 am § in Environment, The Ave Scene

Seattle Threatened by Catastrophic Cascadia Earthquake

NO JOKE Despite the graphic, this is a real issue….. New Yorker Magazine: FEMA projects that nearly thirteen thousand people will die in the Cascadia earthquake and tsunami. Another twenty-seven thousand will be injured, and the agency expects that it will need to provide shelter for a million[...]