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Archive for April 17th, 2017

April 17th, 2017 - 11:10 pm § in The Ave Scene

BREAKING NEWS: Boeing to Cut More High Level Jobs in Seattle

By Alwyn Scott | Reuters NEW YORK Boeing Co (BA.N) warned employees on Monday it planned another round of involuntary layoffs that would affect hundreds of engineers at its commercial airplanes unit, according to a source and a memo seen by Reuters. The additional layoffs are due to start June 23,[...]

April 17th, 2017 - 4:01 pm § in Politics

BREAKING NEWS: McGinn is Back

Former Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn to run against incumbent Ed Murray The fiercely independent mayor who clashed with the City Council over police reform and the Highway 99 tunnel project and pushed for bike lanes and light rail… SEATTLETIMES.COM[...]

April 17th, 2017 - 8:51 am § in Misc.

Nordic Islamophobia

While Norway’s liberals reach out to Muslim immigrants, the Liberal party is split over a proposal to ban on ritual circumcision as child abuse . Socialist Left Party secretary Kari Elisabeth Kaski would propose 15 years as the minimum age for non-medical circumcision of boys, pending their [...]

April 17th, 2017 - 8:33 am § in America, Bill of Rights, Donald Trump, Science, UW

JOIN US …. March For Science …. APRIL 22 …. Cal Anderson Park

Do you know that there are about 20,000 people in Seattle’s scientific community? Do you know that science fellows often make less than school teachers even after earning a PhD? Do you know that it takes as much as ten years after college, at low wages, to train to become a junior faculty memb[...]

April 17th, 2017 - 8:06 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Religion

OMG: A Trump Daughter’s Easter Wish

Tiffany Trump Dear Lord, I pray in the Mighty name of Jesus, that you would give Donald J Trump wisdom and that you would protect him and fill him with Your Spirit and help him to withstand the fiery darts of the enemy[...]

April 17th, 2017 - 6:50 am § in Misc.

TRUMP TWEET OF THE DAY

“I did what was an almost an impossible thing to do for a Republican-easily won the Electoral College! Now Tax Returns are brought up again?”  “Someone should look into who paid for the small organized rallies yesterday. The election is over,”[...]

April 17th, 2017 - 6:27 am § in Foreign Affairs

France: Moderate vs Communist vs Fascist

With one week to go, the French election pits the two extremes of the 20th century .. a communist and a fascistg ..against a moderate.  gainst all odds.  A communist soars in French election polls With less than two weeks before France’s presidential election, the meteoric and unexpected rise of[...]

April 17th, 2017 - 1:13 am § in Buchenwald, Hypocrisy, Jews, Religion

Papal Antisemitism

Pope Francis has been offering increasingly frequent and bitter denunciations of Catholics who oppose his push to give communion to the divorced and remarried. Sadly, the Pope has portrayed the rigid clergy—as Pharisees who “sit in the chair of Moses and judge.” This is a horror rooted in th[...]

April 17th, 2017 - 12:23 am § in Misc.

The Trump Troika

Like post Stalin Russia, ruled by a troika of apparatchniks, Trump’s government seem to be moving to rule by a committee of bankers, corporate execs and especially generals.  Again, like the troika, the Trump clique will need a first among equals.  The Washington post suggests that Gary Cohn[...]