Archive for February 21st, 2017

February 21st, 2017 - 11:36 pm § in Misc.

A Model for the US: Brits campaign to to stop advertising with the hate press

The ‘Stop Funding Hate’ Campaign A campaign urging British companies not to advertise in a number of the country’s tabloids in the run up to Christmas has gathered momentum after a Danish toymaker Lego said it would end “promotional activity” with the Daily Mail. The ‘Stop Funding Hate[...]

February 21st, 2017 - 7:01 pm § in Misc.


Draft maritime law revisions say China may bar foreign ships from passing through its waters China is to revise its 1984 Maritime Traffic Safety Law, which would allow the relevant authorities to bar some foreign ships from passing through Chinese territorial waters. The Legislative Aff[...]

February 21st, 2017 - 5:35 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

You can’t have this poster in your school

It depicts a Latina woman, therefore is anti-Trump, and politics isn’t allowed. Read story here and here.  [...]

February 21st, 2017 - 11:04 am § in Misc.



February 21st, 2017 - 11:02 am § in Israel/Palestine, Misc.

Rejecting Trump’s Choice for Ambassador to Israel

Jewish Labor Committee: CALL TO ACTION: Urge your senators to reject Friedman as U.S. Ambassador to the State of Israel TAKE ACTION: Call your senators and urge them to reject Friedman. Call (202) 224-3121 to be connected directly to your senators’ office. JEWISHLABORCOMMITTEE.ORG[...]

February 21st, 2017 - 9:52 am § in Israel/Palestine, Jews

TRAGEDY IN ISRAEL: Netanyahu Turns Down Peace

Ex-officials: Israeli leader spurned secret peace offer Israel’s prime minister turned down a regional peace initiative last year that was brokered by then-U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, former American officials confirmed Sunday, in apparent contradiction to Benjamin Netanyahu’s stated goa[...]

February 21st, 2017 - 9:41 am § in The Ave Scene


David Brewster Keeping up with the Gateses. A new survey finds there are now 2,473 billionaires in the world, led by Bill Gates ($89.3 billion) and Warren Buffett ($73.5 billion), with Jeff Bezos coming in at a not-shabby fourth place. Nine of the top 10 are in America; quite a few drop out of the [[...]

February 21st, 2017 - 9:21 am § in America, Foreign Affairs


 Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on Tuesday appointed his wife, Mehriban Arif Gyzy Aliyeva, as first vice president. The implication for the Trump regime and Mr. Trump’s lies about his ties to the Putin kleptocracy are all too real.  Like Melania Trump, Mehriban is a trophy wife, the bea[...]

February 21st, 2017 - 8:30 am § in Misc.

While Trump Obsesses About Sweden, ……

Swedes should take sex breaks at work.  Unclear if this would replace fika? Not only are they known for the office fika breaks and generous parental leave, now Swedes in a town in northern Sweden could be offered the chance to have sex during work hours – without losing any pay. Swedes should tak[...]

February 21st, 2017 - 8:07 am § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge

A. Too few stars in EU flag B.  Too many stars on US flag C.  Pence is wearing flag pin on wrong lapel D. EU  flag should be blue E. This is Pence imposter[...]