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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 April, 2017

April 30th, 2017 - 1:44 am § in Misc.

When The Saudi Prince Gets a Ticket in NY


April 30th, 2017 - 12:23 am § in Misc.

A Moderne Love Song


April 30th, 2017 - 12:04 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Jimmy Carter Leaves The Baptists

Losing my religion for equality Women and girls have been discriminated against for too long in a twisted interpretation of the word of God. I HAVE been a practising Christian all my life and a deacon and Bible teacher for many years. My faith is a source of strength and comfort to me, as religious [...]

April 29th, 2017 - 12:55 am § in Misc.


Worcester Cathedral blessing for asparagus crop criticised as ‘absurd’ by Anglicans Asparagus is so venerated in Worcester that it has been blessed in a special ceremony in the city’s cathedral. TELEGRAPH.CO.UK[...]

April 28th, 2017 - 12:48 pm § in Misc.

Korean Facial Creativity

Korean reality show aims to undo excessive plastic surgery  BY Geoffrey Cain SEOUL — The citizens of this hyper-competitive East Asian nation are the most cosmetically enhanced people in the world, going under the knife more per capita than Americans, Italians, Greeks and Brazilians. One reali[...]

April 28th, 2017 - 10:29 am § in Misc.

Bitch Session

Christopher Goodwin Sizzel Pie Pizza is trying to open next door to me, the build out took months and months and during that time the contractor would not stop blocking my f-ing driveway. I went over and became more and more direct with him, I am a direct person to begin with, by the end […][...]

April 28th, 2017 - 10:08 am § in Foreign Affairs

Workers Strike Against Conservative Government

Brazil crippled by general strike RIO DE JANEIRO, April 28 (Xinhua) — Brazil’s transportation, schools and businesses were brought to a halt on Friday as Brazilian unions launched a full-scale strike nationwide to protest President Michel Temer’s social security and labor reforms. [...]

April 28th, 2017 - 9:19 am § in Misc.

How Californians see Seattle weather


April 28th, 2017 - 8:43 am § in Donald Trump

The First Hundred Days


April 28th, 2017 - 8:32 am § in Donald Trump

U.S. economy bogs down in first quarter with slowest growth in 3 years, GDP shows

While Trump takes credit for “his economy,”  of course he will blame Obama now that the government’s official scorecard for the U.S. economy in the first quarter points to the weakest growth in three years.  Gross domestic product increased at a meager 0.7% annual pace in the first t[...]