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    ST PAUL ICONEvery Sunday, THE Ave begins with a story about religion. Sometimes these are quotes from one of the bibles, other times they stories about how religious and anti religious people behave. Hopefully there is enough balance to please, offend, or stimulate folks who care about what is done in the name or names of deities. READMORE HERE.

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    street-scene-prestonOK ..this is where we live  … on the gentriest city in the US.  Davis Preston writes abut the cracks in the gleaming polish of Seattle liberalism.  

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    UW WeritasClicking this logo will bring you to a magazine coverage of the UW unlike anything on the UW campus.   This lede will take you to other  stories about the UW … the athletic department’s budget, the lack of free speech on campus, fights with Cougar U over their desire to make a rival medical school, racism in the Athletic Department, achievements of UW faculty that do not get heralded, relations with the city and state, and more.

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  • BUCHENWALD: The Pain Continues

    Buchenwald 31 graphic iconThis tragic LEDE relates efforts by my brother and sister to destroy my father’s heritage as the commanding officer of the first American medical company to enter Buchenwald.  Robert Schwartz’s pictures rot in a safe in Boston. My wife and I  fight in the courts to get these preserved and released into the public domain before all the survivors die and can no longer see the pictures from April 1945.

Archive for March, 2016

March 31st, 2016 - 9:35 pm § in Misc.

Jimmy Johns: You put WHAT in my sandwich????

This is Jimmy John Liautaud, owner of fast food chain Jimmy John’s. He continuously trophy hunts…[...]

March 31st, 2016 - 4:08 pm § in Misc.

WSJ Disses the iPad

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March 31st, 2016 - 3:04 pm § in The Ave Scene

David Brewster Today is 40th anniversary of Seattle Weekly, a publication I helped to create and ran for 21 years. Pleasant sensation to be writing an article for The Weekly again. My essay joins others in looking at past four decades. I focus on the era of middle-class reform in the 1970s, when the[...]

March 31st, 2016 - 7:55 am § in Misc.

Always Carry A Gun, You MIGHT be assassinated!

Everytown for Gun Safety On this day 34 years ago, an assassin tried to  murder President Ronald Reagan .  Jim Brady, Reagan;’s assistant, was wounded in the head .. causing a life long intellectual disability,  in effect  a life sentence. This happened despite the presence of armed secu[...]

March 31st, 2016 - 1:54 am § in Misc.

NOT an April Fools Joke!

                       NOT PHOTOSHOP Norwegian’s Biggest Baddest Cruise Ship Click here to discover why cruisers can’t stop talking about Norwegian’s biggest ship, the Epic (38 pictures) Learn More PLACESYOULLSEE.COM[...]

March 30th, 2016 - 12:29 pm § in Misc., Repugnants


Arizona Lawmaker: Americans Should Be Required To Attend Church On Sunday An Arizona lawmaker suggested Wednesday that Americans should be required to go to church on Sundays.[...]

March 30th, 2016 - 11:48 am § in Misc.

What is “Black?”

Who is Black? Striking Images of the World’s Dark-Skinned People Inaccurately Considered Non-Black Indigenous Australians and People of Oceania from the Atlanta Blackstar By now it’s evident that Africa is not the only place on earth that has indigenous Black people.  Australia and the islands [...]

March 30th, 2016 - 10:35 am § in Misc.

Of Gender and War


March 30th, 2016 - 10:08 am § in The Ave Scene

Job #1 of the Legislature is a political hippocratic oath to do no harm.

 Reuven Carlyle FACEBOO   The state’s 2016 supplemental budget fails to meet that low standard. Not only did we fearlessly punt this year on McCleary, we’ve unnecessarily placed our state’s school districts in danger of losing nearly half a billion by failing to simply allow them to[...]

March 30th, 2016 - 9:15 am § in Misc.

Chinazor in Nigeria:

Chinazor Onianwah  A vast waste of talent and resources unfolding in this land of plenty. It’s depressing to show the photos of people queening to buy gasoline in a country that is the largest producer of crude oil, so I won’t. President Buhari’s incompetence is becoming glaring. [...]