Archive for November 21st, 2016

November 21st, 2016 - 12:23 pm § in Donald Trump, Jews, Misc.

Be Afraid: The NY Times on Hitler,

“Hitler’s only kidding about the antisemitism” New York Times, 1922″ “When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.” -Maya Angelou “Several reliable, well-informed sources confirmed the idea that Hitler’s anti-Semitism was not [...]

November 21st, 2016 - 3:28 am § in Misc., UW

Anthony: I don’t like seeing my daughters picture on this link.

Still trying to accept the fact that she has leukemia. I really feel like a horrible father. As a father, you try your best to be in a position to give your kids whatever it is they may need, no matter what it is. My daughter being diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia the same day I [&hellip[...]

November 21st, 2016 - 1:54 am § in The Ave Scene

David Brewster: Is the Seattle boom a bubble?

David Brewster Here’s an admirably complete and nuanced story by Paul Roberts on the Seattle economy, and whether the signs of a mild slowdown could turn into another one of Seattle’s periodic busts. The signs would indicate the wisdom of a cautious path in government spending and projec[...]

November 21st, 2016 - 1:52 am § in Misc.

Steve Balmer’s Failures

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer told CNBC on Friday that he tried to buy Facebook when it was “itsy-bitsy” for $24 billion. Ballmer left Microsoft in 2014 and is now the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers and an investor in Twitter. Facebook fielded a lot of offers in its early days, a[...]

November 21st, 2016 - 12:21 am § in America, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Politics

Would Trump’s Son In Law Get Into the UW?

WHY THE UW MATTERS  Jared Kushner, husband to Ivanka Trump and now the apparent consigliere of the Trump White House, was admitted to Harvard, but he might not have been accepted at UW. Over at FACEBOOK, UW President Ana Mari Cauce glows with pride that our university ranks among the top 20 in [...]