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April 23rd, 2017 - 7:52 pm § in Misc.

Art: on skin!

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April 23rd, 2017 - 12:24 pm § in Foreign Affairs, Politics

BREAKING NEWS: Trumpism fails in France, so far: Emmanuel Macron 23% and Marine Le Pen 22%

The race is close.  Marine Le Pen, the Trumpist neofascist got 22% of the vote behind centrist Emmanuel Macron with 23%.  The two will face off in May.  Meanwhile police have fired tear gas on the Place de la Bastille in eastern Paris as crowds of young people, some from anarchist and anti-fascis[...]

April 23rd, 2017 - 8:36 am § in Misc.

When A Billionaire Pays His Taxes!

Tesla’s Elon Musk paid at least $583M in 2016 income taxes[...]

April 23rd, 2017 - 8:28 am § in Donald Trump, Environment, Hypocrisy, Politics, Science, The Ave Scene, UW

Was The March for Science a Bad Idea? I

On Saturday, UW faculty took very different paths in the March for Science.  Some of us stood aside, concerned that the March might politicize science, others celebrated science by joining with the the crowd marching in the Seattle rain. Cliff Mass was among those who stayed away.  Cliff  is [...]

April 23rd, 2017 - 7:35 am § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: Whoisit?

A, David Letterman B. Larry Byrd C. Prince Edward D. Neil Bush  E. James Cameron[...]

April 23rd, 2017 - 12:56 am § in Hypocrisy

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Bill O’Reilly Meets Pope

ROME — Bill O’Reilly, the embattled Fox News host, now dismissed from the alt right, pro Trump media after facing a barrage of sexual harassment accusations, met Pope Francis in St. Peter’s Square last Wednesday morning during the pontiff’s weekly general audience.  Mr. O’Reilly sat in a [...]

April 23rd, 2017 - 12:35 am § in America, Hypocrisy

SCOTUS TO RULE ON GERRYMANDERING

The hand-to-hand political combat in House elections last two weeks in Georgia and Kansas had the feel of the first rounds of an epic battle next year for control of the House of Representatives and the direction of national politics as the Trump presidency unfolds. But for all the zeal on the groun[...]