Archive for October 6th, 2015

October 6th, 2015 - 9:58 pm § in Schools & Colleges

THE Ave challenge: Where is it?

At what university did the students stage this picture? a. Texas A&M b. UC Davis c. Dartmouth d. Kiev e. Cambridge[...]

October 6th, 2015 - 7:48 pm § in The Ave Scene

David Brewster: Is the growth issue in Seattle Being Hyped:

David Brewster We really need to stop saying that Seattle is the fastest-growing city in the U.S. Here’s a new survey, with various economic factors included, that puts Seattle in a tie for 62nd. Kent and Bellevue outpace Seattle, locally. Thanks to Bill Bradburd for spotting this study.[...]

October 6th, 2015 - 3:40 pm § in Politics

The public response to gun violence


October 6th, 2015 - 3:37 pm § in Politics

Michael Moore on gun violence


October 6th, 2015 - 3:34 pm § in Misc.

Keep truckin’ …

(Audio NSFW due to vulgarity)[...]

October 6th, 2015 - 3:25 pm § in Misc.

Doctor’s privilege

Doctors get special privileges. At least, one accused sexual predator doctor does. A California doctor working at a free clinic for poor people, who repeatedly penetrated unconscious patients and was caught with child porn, got one year of house arrest and five years of probation for these crimes.[...]

October 6th, 2015 - 3:12 pm § in Uncategorized

Fiorina caught in another lie

Carly Fiorina, who has shot up in GOP presidential polls after coming on forcefully in the first two debates, seems to have a lying problem. Fiorina created a firestorm after referring in debate to a fetus video that doesn’t exist.  Now, she’s been caught padding her thin resume with c[...]

October 6th, 2015 - 12:59 pm § in Politics

Rightwing liars attack CNN using fake photo of Oregon shooter

Rightwing propagandists are known for being a pack of liars who falsify “proof” of their claims. You can do almost anything to a photo or video with readily available software. Almost immediately after the tragic massacre at Umpqua Community College in Oregon, several rightwing websites [...]

October 6th, 2015 - 9:01 am § in Misc.

The Anti Charter School Forces Exult in Departure of Arnie Duncan

  I keep reading this sort of thing with the magic word “evidence” followed by anecdotal data.   I am a follower of Thomas Jefferson.  His idea, for all the flaws of his racism, was for all Americans to have an equal opportunity to compete.  His proudest achievement was foundin[...]

October 6th, 2015 - 8:38 am § in Misc.

When Did The Arabs Decide They Were “Palestinians”

“There is no such thing as Palestine in history, absolutely not.” — Arab Princeton Professor, Philip Hitti, before the Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry in Jerusalem in 1946. “Far from being persecuted the Arabs have crowded into the country (Israel) and multiplied.” — Former British P[...]