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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 November, 2016

November 30th, 2016 - 11:06 am § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: Who is this?


November 30th, 2016 - 10:09 am § in America, Donald Trump

Burn the flag, celebrate Jan. 20

 Donald J. Trump Nobody should be allowed to burn the American flag – if they do, there must be consequences – perhaps loss of citizenship or year in jail! The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 1989 that flag-burning was not a crime but rather a form of protest protected by the First Amendmen[...]

November 30th, 2016 - 8:52 am § in Donald Trump, The Ave Scene

A Seattle Celebration of Trump

Deena Borracchini Loveland  FACEBOOK I remember the feeling when the Seahawks won the superbowl. Filled with joy and optimism. Nothing could wipe the smile off my face. Now, I feel the same way. NO, not gloating, just basking in the glow of a candidate that is actually going to do something positiv[...]

November 30th, 2016 - 7:46 am § in Misc.

Xmas Presents: Blink a Pic


November 30th, 2016 - 7:43 am § in Misc.

Phillipines: Words of Wisdom

“I did not have three thousand pairs of shoes. I had one thousand and sixty.” –Imelda Marcos[...]

November 30th, 2016 - 1:52 am § in America, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

Jews as Nazis

A Long Island neurologist, who delivered the dvar torah at the ZOA’s gala, regaled the ballroom with tales of the ancient Israelites who witnessed miraculous interventions into the natural order. “Well, so did we,” bellowed Alan Mazurek. He declared that the election had been “divinely direc[...]

November 30th, 2016 - 1:19 am § in Misc.

Steve Bannon is a man with a radical idea.

“I am Thomas Cromwell in the court of the Tudors.”                                           quotes from The Hollywood Reporter If Trumpism is to represent something coherent,  Bannon’s job to define that ism.  He sees himself as the hero spanning […][...]

November 30th, 2016 - 12:16 am § in Buchenwald, Misc.

BUCHENWALD 140 : Another Jewish Doctor Helped Liberate the Camp.

71 years ago, Robert Jacques Lederer, a Jewish-French partisan doctor accompanied the US forces entering Buchenwald,  He took down a Nazi flag there and kept it until his death 15 years ago.  Now Dr. Lederer’s son has donated that flag to the State of Israel, along with other documents f[...]

November 29th, 2016 - 11:25 pm § in Misc.

Breaking The News: The News is No More

Mike James   In the arc of time so much that we know suddenly changes. It happens on a familiar corner, where that Subway or old Greyhound station might have been, replaced now by a gaping hole or rising construction crane. It’s in my mind tonight not so much because NWCN will soon vanish, a [...]

November 29th, 2016 - 9:00 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

Post-election hate incidents mapped

Since Trump’s surprise election victory, there has been a surge of “celebratory” hate incidents committed by his supporters, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, which compiled 867 such incidents in 10 days. And those are only the reported incidents, which SPLC estimates a[...]