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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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    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 June 16th, 2017

June 16th, 2017 - 12:29 pm § in Misc.

AMAZON TO BUY WHOLE FOODS

AMAZON TO BUY WHOLE FOODS David Brewster So Amazon is buying Whole Foods. Does this mean, as this article argues, that Amazon wants to take over the whole world? “The grocery stocks are down today, but they shouldn’t be the only companies trembling: Google, Apple, and even Uber are threatene[...]

June 16th, 2017 - 10:26 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Politics

A Friend Confuses Liberalism With Ayn Rand

A friend writes: I am not a progressive like you. This explains why you have a need to introduce me as a Republican, thereby demonizing and marginalizing me in Progressive Seattle. P.s., I’m a pretty hard core atheist. I answer: Your are write. I do sometimes refer to you as a Republican.  I apol[...]

June 16th, 2017 - 10:11 am § in Misc.

North Korea Announces Its Own iPAD

Myohyang IT, a state-owned North Korean tech company, just announced a new tablet that will raise some eyebrows: It’s called . . . the iPad. That’s right. While North Korea hasn’t exactly been respectful of intellectual property and trademarks in the past, this blatant violation se[...]

June 16th, 2017 - 7:06 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: 6/16

AMAZON TO BUY WHOLE FOODS RUSSIA CLAIMS TO HAVE KILLED THE CALIPH OF ISIS U.S. Senate votes near unanimously for Russia, Iran sanctions | A visit by the Dalai Lama is dividing UCSD because 14% of students are from China Global stocks pressured by report on Trump probe, Fed hike, soft U.S. data Most [...]

June 16th, 2017 - 5:00 am § in Misc.

TRUMP TWEETS

“I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director! Witch Hunt,”[...]

June 16th, 2017 - 1:20 am § in Hypocrisy

Was The London Fire Terrorism by The Rich?

Charles Mudede  15 hrs · The Stranger · The London housing tower was erected in the early 1970s. Did fine for more than 40 years. Then yesterday, it suddenly burned to a crisp. Was it a terrorist bomb that made the fire so fierce? Numerous people thought so, and began tweeting racist attacks at [...]

June 16th, 2017 - 12:34 am § in Hypocrisy, The Ave Scene

Auctioning off Honors at Public School Graduation

Parents are paying big bucks for prime seats at public-school graduations  (abstracted from the Seattle Times) Seattle schools and PTAs are auctioning  off prime seats for graduation ceremonies.  The best seats in the house are close to the stage,  The  unobstructed views are perfect for yellin[...]

June 16th, 2017 - 12:01 am § in Bill of Rights, Hypocrisy, The Ave Scene

Legal Thuggery Under the Bar

Law student who turned her life around can’t take bar exam because of her past Tarra Simmons, a nurse and mother of three, survived drug addiction, divorce, loss of her house and served 20 months behind bars.  In prison she became excited by lawyers.  She went on to win virtually every acade[...]