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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.

  • Seattle Street Life

    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 May, 2016

May 31st, 2016 - 7:05 pm § in Misc.

“Pay-for-play” cop gets 4 years for accidental killing

A wealthy insurance executive who traded favors for a badge, gun, and false training records was sentenced to 4 years in prison for accidentally* killing an unarmed robbery suspect by grabbing his gun instead of his taser. At age 74 and in failing health, Robert Bates doesn’t have 4 years to [...]

May 31st, 2016 - 6:37 pm § in Uncategorized

Explaining the Trump phenomenon in a paragraph

“Trump is running not to be president of all Americans, but to be the clan leader of white Americans. Those white Americans who respond to his message hear his abusive comments, not as evidence of his unfitness for office, but as proof of his commitment to their tribe.” — David Fru[...]

May 31st, 2016 - 1:15 pm § in Misc.

Sino-Russian Aerospace Threatens Boeing

As Boeing plans 4,500 job cuts as competition with Airbus gets hotter, Moscow and Beijing have signed  a deal to produce a new wide-body passenger aircraft by end of June, reports Life News citing Russian ministerial sources. Read more Europe gets its first modern Russian-made airliners The projec[...]

May 31st, 2016 - 12:48 pm § in Misc.

DO NOT TRAVEL HERE: The Sentinelese. Either you’ll kill them or they’ll kill you

This spear-wielding tribe has long kept away intruders, but now they’re facing a whole new threat: Sea cucumber poachers. BANGKOK — The Sentinelese, a tiny island tribe in the Indian Ocean, have a tried-and-true foreign policy. When outsiders approach their island, they swarm the shoreline a[...]

May 31st, 2016 - 10:32 am § in Misc.

I am called a “capo”

Our name was Negri, meaning the N word until in Austria we became Schwartz.  Those Schwartzes who did not get to the US, became Nazi ashes. Over on FACEBOOK, Dmitry V Vaysenberg  has called me a capo’ My answer: For any Jew not to celebrate the great freedoms wrought by the American founders[...]

May 31st, 2016 - 10:05 am § in Misc.



May 31st, 2016 - 9:38 am § in Uncategorized

BREAKING — North Korea Endorses Trump!

North Korea has endorsed Trump for U.S. president. An editorial in the state-run newspaper calls him a “wise politician” and “far-sighted candidate,” citing his threat to withdraw U.S. troops from South Korea if that country doesn’t pay for keeping them there. (Read sto[...]

May 30th, 2016 - 2:13 pm § in Misc.

Let all who should vote, be allowed to vote.

Hillary Clinton Calls For Automatic, Universal Voter Registration WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton in a speech on Thursday called for universal, automatic voter registration, saying every citizen in the country should be a… HUFFINGTONPOST.COM[...]

May 30th, 2016 - 9:10 am § in Buchenwald, Misc.

BUCHENWALD 123: Why Memories matter on Memorial Day

G.I.s Saved My Father from the Nazis The author Lev Raphael writes in Huff Post about his father. a Jew saved by the first Gis to See the reality of the Holocaust.  In early April 1945, my father was packed into a train with 2,500 other prisoners from Bergen-Belsen as the Nazis insanely tried to k[...]

May 30th, 2016 - 8:38 am § in Misc.

Tom Corbett Lands His First Rocket Ship!