Archive for April 4th, 2016

April 4th, 2016 - 6:39 pm § in America, Misc., The Ave Scene

Women should coach Women!

There are eight male head coaches in this years Men’s and Women’s final four. This year’s NCAA Women’s Basketball Final Four features four male head coaches. How ridiculous is that? Yes, all teams feature female assistant coaches, but it is wrong that there is not one female head coa[...]

April 4th, 2016 - 4:00 pm § in Jews, Misc.

Sarah Silverman Endorses Bernie

BERNIE SANDERS IS THE ONE FOR ME: Sarah Silverman ExplainsFriendos! I made this vid about why I’m voting #BERNIE. Hope u eat it up. Bernie Sanders JASH Posted by Sarah Silverman on Monday, March 28, 2016[...]

April 4th, 2016 - 3:25 pm § in Misc.

My Southern Brother in Law on Trump

Bill Quick Sad but True Watching My South Fall for Donald Trump His popularity has revealed a dark truth about the region. POLITI.CO[...]

April 4th, 2016 - 1:16 pm § in Uncategorized

Subprime auto lenders exploit the poor

Mortgages comprise 70% of U.S. consumer debt, and autos 7%, see chart here. That’s why subprime auto loans won’t crash the economy the way subprime mortgages did in 2007. But predatory auto lending is growing exponentially, and its primary victims are the poor. The chart below shows how[...]

April 4th, 2016 - 1:06 pm § in Donald Trump, Misc.

Trump: How to deal with Muslim Terrorists

Donald Trump, in response to suggestion at a campaign stop in  Humptulips, Washington, That is a GREAT idea!  A better way to deal with the Muslim terrorists is to train Muslim sniffing dogs! That way in a terror attack like Brussels or San Bernadino, the cops can “release the hounds!”[...]

April 4th, 2016 - 12:03 pm § in Environment, Misc.

Whale Lives Matter

Post-Mortem on the 13 stranded North Sea sperm whales finds their stomachs full of plastic. This occurred near the town of Tönning in Schleswig-Holstein (Germany).[...]

April 4th, 2016 - 11:11 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Cruz on a contested convention: It’s either Cruz, Trump, or ‘the people will … revolt’

Cruz falling behind in WI. Sadly for the Cruzaders, the latest Fox Poll makes it  appears likely the Ted will loose Wisconsin.  This puts the Cruzade out by April 26 (or before) if he loses Wisconsin…/…/april-cruzs-last-hurrah/   There are however, as a[...]

April 4th, 2016 - 10:25 am § in The Ave Scene

A Bernie Supporter goes shrill

POSTED TO UW LISTSERV in response to my comments about Bernie and science.  Devon G. Peña, Ph.D. Professor, UW American Ethnic Studies, Anthropology, and Program on the Environment Stephen and colleagues: Why post dated misinformation from the Clinton campaign disguised as a neutral observer’[...]

April 4th, 2016 - 9:49 am § in Jews, Misc.

Bernie Sanders … “Being Jewish is so much of what I am.”

Having a President who did not claim to base her or his decisions on Christian bible would be a great thrill for me. For the record, I am a supporter of Bernie.  I am excited by his efforts to recreate the Democratic Party as a local  movement.  Without that kind of revolution, the Dems have no[...]

April 4th, 2016 - 8:44 am § in Misc., Science

Harvard Medical School Clones Van Gogh’s Ear

NBC News   Working at Harvard’s  Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Artist Diemut Strebe made the replica of van Goh’s ear using living cells from Lieuwe van Gogh, the great-great-grandson of Vincent’s brother Theo.   “I use science basically like a type of brush, l[...]