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September 23rd, 2016 - 2:03 pm § in Misc.

An Invitation to Watch The Debate in Seattle With an Outstanding Moderator at a Great New Bar

Monday night THE-Ave.US and the Hotel-Hotel bar are going to have Joe Pakootas , candidate for Congress in Eastern Washington, as a local commentator for the first 2016 Presidential campaign debate. Joe is an outstanding candidate running against Kathy McMorris Rogers in the 5th CD of Washington St[...]

September 23rd, 2016 - 1:10 pm § in Uncategorized

GOP congressman explains Charlotte riots

Black people protest white cops killing black guy. White Republican congressman responds, “they hate white people because white people are successful and they’re not.” Actually, I suspect it’s more about white cops killing black people and getting away with it. Should we clue him in, or [...]

September 23rd, 2016 - 12:36 pm § in Uncategorized

Where’s the gun?

For three nights Charlotte, North Carolina, has experienced riots in the wake of a police killing of a black man named Keith Lamont Scott. The cops say he refused to obey commands to drop a gun. His family says he was unarmed. Earlier this week, the police chief said he would show video from police [...]

September 23rd, 2016 - 12:25 pm § in Misc.

Trump the Thug

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September 23rd, 2016 - 12:05 pm § in Politics, The Ave Scene

The Housing Market in Seattle ,, burn, baby, burn.

Ken Kailing   SeattleTimes.com  As an regional and urban planner in my time, I find the escalation of rents in Seattle very troublesome. Certainly, it is a matter of social equity. But more than that it’s a matter of City Pride. The rent and general housing issues in our city are contentiou[...]

September 23rd, 2016 - 9:10 am § in Christianity, Jews, Misc.

Christian Republican Delusions

Christian Delusions of Grandeur With Just a Soupçon of Black Bigotry Toward The Jews* “In that sense my ancestors invented the alphabet. “ Atlanta Black Star During  the 2016 Republican National Convention, Rep. Steve King claimed that Western Civilization (white people) have contribu[...]

September 23rd, 2016 - 8:21 am § in Misc.

JP: Law and order, Duterte style

Let me state up front that, like it or not, Rodrigo Roa Duterte is the President of the Philippines and Filipinos have a stake in his success. His success should be for the whole country and critics should premise their views upon this fact. That said, let me point out a few things. By many accoun[...]