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    ST PAUL ICONEvery Sunday, THE Ave begins with a story about religion. Sometimes these are quotes from one of the bibles, other times they stories about how religious and anti religious people behave. Hopefully there is enough balance to please, offend, or stimulate folks who care about what is done in the name or names of deities. READMORE HERE.

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    UW WeritasClicking this logo will bring you to a magazine coverage of the UW unlike anything on the UW campus.   This lede will take you to other  stories about the UW … the athletic department’s budget, the lack of free speech on campus, fights with Cougar U over their desire to make a rival medical school, racism in the Athletic Department, achievements of UW faculty that do not get heralded, relations with the city and state, and more.

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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 May 14th, 2017

May 14th, 2017 - 11:26 am § in Misc.

Slur of the Day

Boong / bong / bung (Aus) Australian aboriginal.[21] Boong, pronounced with ʊ (like the vowel in bull), is related to the Australian English slang word bung, meaning dead; infected; or dysfunctional. From bung, to go bung “Originally to die, then to break down, go bankrupt, cease to function [...]

May 14th, 2017 - 9:24 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Jefferson, The Ave Scene

When Neofascists Confer

How many of us remember that WWII in the Pacific began not with Pearl Harbor but with a conflict between the US and China over access to the South China Sea? While Trump twists, tevoes, and tweets, it  looks like that the Philippines is making love with China and jointly carving up the South Chin[...]

May 14th, 2017 - 8:33 am § in Misc.


Could Trump get away with what Nixon could not? Area around Hanford’s PUREX plant has been dumping ground for radioactive and chemical waste for years Hanford tunnel collapse prompts some to ask: What’s the long-term solution for nuclear waste? Hunger strike: Palestinians aim to put Israel’[...]

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May 14th, 2017 - 12:39 am § in Misc.

A Nigerian Man’s Wish on Mother’s Day

ITS TIME FOR WOMEN TO DO AWAY WITH PANTIES AND BRA Considering my indefatigable interest and vast knowledge of the female anatomy, I think it’s time women free themselves of these contraptions that only serve to inhibit their God-given sexuality. I did not come by this conclusion on a whim. I&[...]