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April 27th, 2016 - 6:34 pm § in Misc., UW

Mark Emmert welched on  $49,000 to UW

So he indebted the Udub $250,000,000,ooo to buy us a stadium, got himself a mega plush job running the NCAA,  and the welched on a lousy $50k.  Brent Schrotenboer, USA TODAY  (edited) After becoming one of the nation’s highest-paid public school presidents at the University of Washington, Presi[...]

April 27th, 2016 - 2:16 pm § in Misc.

Hillary looks Like a Winner in WASTATE

Funny that in the most recent poll of voters the top candidate in either party is…. You guessed it! Hillary. Presidential polling ahead of Washington’s primary Washington state is getting its first look at presidential polling ahead of the May 24 primary. KING5.COM|BY TEGNA[...]

April 27th, 2016 - 1:48 pm § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: El Chapo Does it agaIn!

Drug Kingpin Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman Escapes Mexican Prison Once Again By abcnews – Prison guards searching the grounds of Altiplano maximum security prison after “El Chapo” was reported missing. (Dennis System, File) / AP Mexico City, Mexico — Early this morning, drug kingpin Joaq[...]

April 27th, 2016 - 10:59 am § in Misc.

Free college for all?

Reality .. there are 20 million students. A $20,000 scholarship would cost $400 billion dollars. How?[...]

April 27th, 2016 - 10:13 am § in Misc.

Is Bernie Morphing?

  Bernie says he is supporting Clinton as a nominee: ‘Totally dependent’ on her platform This sounds s if Mr. Sanders is morphing from candidate to leader of a movement.   As leader of the Democratic Party, Bernie can bring change ..real change that builds on the good things the Par[...]

April 27th, 2016 - 9:05 am § in Misc.

BUCHENWALD 116: Why can’t my brother understand why I want to share my Dad’s pictures of the camp with the survivors he met there?

 We are still in court.   I share the pain of these children.  I am not a survivor, nor was my father.  My Dad, Robert, however, was one of the first Americans to see the camps; he entered Buchenwald as commanding officer of a small medical company and made pictures. Robert Schwartz would wake [...]

April 27th, 2016 - 8:16 am § in Misc.

BUCHENWALD 114: A Gathering

Return From Kinderblock 66:  Sunday, May 1, 7:30 PM at Young Israel of Plainview, NY.[...]

April 27th, 2016 - 1:07 am § in Misc.

Black Lives Matter: Guilt vs Responsibility

BLM totters on the edge of two bad things … white guilt and self pity. Guilt is a lousy replacement for responsibility. White guilt remains a source of racism not only among Southern red necks but among condescending whites, especially in communities like Seattle where the white majority has r[...]