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June 9th, 2017 - 7:37 am § in Foreign Affairs

IRAN BLAMES US FOR ISIS ATTACKS IN TEHRAN

Iranian official calls Tehran attacks a Saudi-Israel-US plot Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warns ISIS-claimed dual attacks that killed 17 people in Tehran will only fuel Iranians’ hatred toward the U.S. and Saudi Arabia • Senior general says Iran’s response to attacks “bu[...]

June 9th, 2017 - 7:14 am § in Hypocrisy, The Ave Scene

THE AVE CHALLENGE: Why is this historic architecture for sale?

Where is this happening? The site began as a covert government funded research site.  Later it was purchased by by a wealthy conservative family as a tax free but private park and research center.  Now, the historic example of modernist architecture in a crowded city is up for sale with demotion[...]

June 9th, 2017 - 6:44 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: 6/10

House passes sweeping legislation to roll back banking rules BERNIE SANDERS BECOMES MILLIONAIRE, JOINS THE 1%  SEATTLE TIMES: Puget Sound Energy should abandon all coal Britain’s pound dives after election in UK North Koreans get credit cards!  Defiant May vows to stay on, form coalition...[...]

June 9th, 2017 - 6:00 am § in Hypocrisy, The Ave Scene

Black and Jew, Then and Now

As we see angst over a Jewish professor caught in the poisonous mix of  white guilt and racism at Evergreen College, it is useful too look back a hundred years when the progressive Jewish newspaper, The Forward, introcuced WEB DuBois to what was then the Jewish left. “When the immigrant from [...]

June 9th, 2017 - 5:57 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: 6/9

Defiant May vows to stay on... ‘Flynn stuff is BS’: Trump Jr. angrily lashes out at Comey in the middle of his Senate hearing James Comey explains notes on Trump meetings: ‘I was honestly concerned he might lie’ Trump has filled just 15 percent of the government’s top science jobs bstruct[...]

June 9th, 2017 - 12:58 am § in The Ave Scene

Will Canada’s Oil Destroy the Puget Sound?

ORCA vs. Sand Tar Joel Connely, Seattle PI: No two places in North America look less alike than the tar sands of Alberta, a vast, Mordor-like oil field, and the blue waters and islands of the Salish Sea and Strait of Juan de Fuca, shared by British Columbia and Washington. The “oil patch”[...]

June 9th, 2017 - 12:43 am § in Misc.

Bob Dylan Accepts His Nobel

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June 9th, 2017 - 12:06 am § in Misc.

Zillionaire Toys

“My proceeds from PayPal were $180m. I put $100m in SpaceX, $70m in Tesla and $10m in Solar City. I had to borrow money for rent”. – Elon Musk[...]