Archive for February 18th, 2016

February 18th, 2016 - 10:32 pm § in Misc.

Supreme Court Vacancies

Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s vow to block any SCOTUS nomination by President Barack Obama would be unprecedented since the Civil War. The only vacancy since the Civil War to last longer than 300 days was after Justice Abe Fortas’s resignation when it took 391 da[...]

February 18th, 2016 - 4:09 pm § in Misc.

Is Trump the newest member of the Neo-Nationalists

Rise Of The Neo-Nationalists: Modi, Putin, Xi & Erdogan AP/Getty/WorldPost Illustration Re[...]

February 18th, 2016 - 3:41 pm § in Politics, Religion

BREAKING — Pope declares Trump a non-Christian

It’s official: GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump “is not a Christian.” The Pope said so, and the Pope has the final word in Church matters. Of course, Trump will retort the Pope has no authority over him because he’s a Protestant (Presbyterian, to be exact), and he does[...]

February 18th, 2016 - 11:08 am § in Politics

The power of demagoguery

If we lived in a rational world, absolutely no one would listen to these people.  [...]

February 18th, 2016 - 9:45 am § in Misc.

Charlie James: A Hero Shot and Killed In Chicago

Charlie James We cannot afford to lose this kind of activist.We are at war inside and outside our communities and its time to bring all of the various factions together.We need to get some stuff straight in the hood. Young Activist Shot Dead After Months Of Calling For Peace in Chicago Matthew Willi[...]

February 18th, 2016 - 9:12 am § in Misc.

SEATTLE FOOD .. Sur 16 and others!

Local Results For The James Beard Foundation’s annual list  Best New Restaurant — a national category: Pioneer Square’s Korean hit, Girin Rising Star Chef — under 30 years of age, also a national category: Maximillian Petty of (very new) Eden Hill, as well as Jay Blackinton of Hogstone Wood[...]

February 18th, 2016 - 8:21 am § in Misc., UW

The Fight to Save a Brutalist Building on the UW Campus

AAUP LISTSERV: Don Abramson To become *more* informed about the Nuclear Reactor Building, I encourage anyone who cares enough to follow this thread to peruse the “Statement of Significance” for the NRB in the National Register of Historic Places documentation itself. It’s on page 9[...]

February 18th, 2016 - 1:51 am § in Misc.

PHOTOGRAPHY: Mixed Messages