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    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 March 18th, 2017

March 18th, 2017 - 2:51 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

The state of the Union

“Robert Reich, former Secretary of Labor under Bill Clinton, still has a lot of friends in Washington on both sides of the aisle. He recently took a trip back to the capitol city and tweeted his spot-on accurate assessment of the nation and the administration. 1. Washington is more divided, an[...]

March 18th, 2017 - 2:40 pm § in Donald Trump

Trump voter, circa 2017

Read story here. He’s not alone. With millions of people — they happen to be concentrated in red states — now faced with losing their health coverage, it’s gradually dawning on some that by voting for Trump and Republicans, they voted against themselves.[...]

March 18th, 2017 - 1:02 pm § in Donald Trump, Repugnants

TRUMPS’s Deep Pockets

An eye-opening story on the big money family, the Mercers, behind the Bannon approach to disruptive politics. Move over, Koch Brothers, in the pantheon of big-money conservative backers. It’s a cautionary tale of what happens when technology and finance are unleashed for political ends and the[...]

March 18th, 2017 - 7:39 am § in Politics

The irony of Republican disapproval of Obamacare

The Democrat’s version of health insurance would have been cheaper, simpler and more popular. But we enacted the Republican version. So why are they so upset? Because it an achievement for the Obama administration.[...]

March 18th, 2017 - 1:58 am § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: Who is this?

A. Michael Young, recent Pres. of the UW. B. Ken Workman, great-great-great-great grandson of Chief Seattle C. Caryn Mathes, President of KUOW D.  William E. Boeing, III.  Investor E.  George Nordstrom, Former Owner of Seattle Supersonics[...]