Archive for February 19th, 2016

February 19th, 2016 - 11:26 pm § in Misc.

PHOTOGRAPH: aboriginal elder


February 19th, 2016 - 2:19 pm § in Misc.


Dinesh D’Souza “Kindred spirits: word is that, after the midterm result, Michelle Obama has once again stopped being proud of her country.”[...]

February 19th, 2016 - 12:01 pm § in Misc.

‘Mockingbird’ author dies

Harper Lee, who won the Pulitzer Prize for her 1960 novel To Kill A Mockingbird, has died at the age of 89. She must have given up smoking at some point, or she wouldn’t have lived to that ripe old age.[...]

February 19th, 2016 - 11:09 am § in Misc.

Commentary by Charlie: Scalia the bigot

Charlie James The way I saw it as well. Justice Antonin Scalia Was a Bigoted Racist, Nothing More – Langley Harper Scalia’s pen was potent and often added an element of grandiloquence to lower life form thinking that promotes racial, sexual and religious bigotry. LANGLEYHARPER.COM|BY CHUCK H[...]

February 19th, 2016 - 10:06 am § in The Ave Scene

Two Writers Meet

Anthony Washington Very fortunate to meet Knute Berger at last night’s talk by Carver Gayton talking about his recent book on his great-grandfather, a fugitive slave who played a key role in the abolition movement and undergound railroad.  Knute is one of Seattle’s leading historian/w[...]

February 19th, 2016 - 9:17 am § in Misc.

FACEBOOK: Did this lady make a pass at me?

Got a FB friend request from a lady I did not know.  Here is the link. What should I do?[...]

February 19th, 2016 - 8:40 am § in Misc.

Bernie’s problem: Lack of credibility with policy experts

  As Bernie Sanders’ credibility at the polls has become real, the details of his policies have begun to be questioned. ‎Toni Seger‎ FACEBOOK (excerpted) On Wednesday, the criticism took the form of a joint letter from four people who led the White House Council of Economic Adv[...]

February 19th, 2016 - 8:35 am § in Israel/Palestine, Misc.

Ehud Barak, ‘Jewish terrorism must be ‘crushed with an iron fist,’

“Right-wing extremists ‘a direct threat to democracy, the state, Zionist enterprise,” Ehud Barak’ former Prime Minister of Israel Addressing Israel’s Channel 2, the former chief of staff of the Israeli army and leader of the  Labor Party described the recently published v[...]

February 19th, 2016 - 1:45 am § in Misc.

U.S. researchers grow seaweed that tastes like bacon

Researchers with Oregon State University (OSU) in the U.S. Pacific Northwest have created and patented a new strain of seaweed that tastes like bacon. Langdon, a professor in the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, has been growing dulse for the past 15 years, according to a news release from OSU.[...]

February 19th, 2016 - 12:26 am § in Misc.

The AVE Challenge: Who is this?

A. Grandson of Guissepi Verdi B. Famous designer of men’s ties   C. Father of Anderson Cooper D. Young Woody Allen as Robbin Hood E. Latest Italian men’s shirt model  [...]