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November 15th, 2016 - 8:24 pm § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: Name the poet

Round the sun is life did those feet of fear, In what a river, and brother, Like a summer arise in the passing wind. author[...]

November 15th, 2016 - 2:08 pm § in Uncategorized

Reliving election night on SNL

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November 15th, 2016 - 1:17 pm § in Misc.

Sorry, coal miners, your jobs aren’t coming back

Mining coal is dirty and dangerous work, but pays well — a coal miner typically earns between $80,000 and $120,000 a year.  Not bad for blue collar work not requiring a college degree.  But even before environmental regulation came along, coal mining jobs were being eliminated by automation,[...]

November 15th, 2016 - 11:10 am § in Politics

Seattle Times urges Obama to pardon Hillary

The Seattle Times has come out with an editorial urging President Obama to preemptively pardon Hillary Clinton to head off any possibility of a vindictive prosecution by the incoming Trump administration: “PRESIDENT Obama should pre-emptively pardon Hillary Clinton to protect her and the Unite[...]

November 15th, 2016 - 10:38 am § in Environment

What Standing Rock is all about

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November 15th, 2016 - 9:51 am § in Misc.

APPLESAUCE: Apple, a Trendsetter No More

By Shira Ovide, Bloomberg Gadly Apple’s possible foray into a similar field isn’t immediately inspiring. That’s not to say the company needs to be first in digital glasses or augmented reality — a catch-all term for technology that mixes real-world images with computerized in[...]

November 15th, 2016 - 9:17 am § in Politics

The ugly face of Trumpism

An anti-Trump protester was attacked Monday evening in the Ohio State University student union. The attacker was arrested, charged with misdemeanor assault, and suspended by the school. Read story here.  [...]

November 15th, 2016 - 9:11 am § in Misc.

AFTER TRUMP: Hypocrisy like when Hitler came to power

In January 1933, a teary-eyed Adolf Hitler emerged from the presidential palace as the new chancellor, he was cheered. “I will employ my strength for the welfare of the German people, protect the Constitution and laws of the German people, conscientiously discharge the duties imposed on me, an[...]

November 15th, 2016 - 8:25 am § in Donald Trump, Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Be very afraid

Trump is appointing war hawks to lead national security Retired Lt. General Ron Burgess, former director of the DIA, is a leading contender for director of national intelligence. Retired General Michael Flynn is leading candidate for national security adviser.  [...]

November 15th, 2016 - 1:21 am § in Misc., The Ave Scene

Redhook’s owner lays off half of Woodinville brewery production staff

Seattle’s Red Hook Suffers From Corporate Malaise Rainier and Red Hook Beer are iconic symbols of Seattle, When my wife and I came here. Rainier beer was awful but the big R on the brewery along I5 was great.  Even better were the the commercials featuring Mt. Rainier, with a motorcycle comi[...]