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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 July, 2017

July 21st, 2017 - 1:52 am § in Misc.


One in eight people Trump voters want to change their votes! Is China afraid of Liu Xiaobo’s legacy? Poll: Clinton’s Approval Rating Worse Than Trump’s Trump admin moves to close State Dept cyber office PROSPECTS OF A LANDSLIDE VICTORY I IN THE 2019 ELECTIONS IMF approves condition[...]

July 21st, 2017 - 1:30 am § in Misc.

Art: a truemobile


July 21st, 2017 - 12:59 am § in The Ave Scene

Identity Politics

My wife and I just paid our annual dues at a Jewish liberal group. New to the form was a request that include our “pronouns.” I think the choices were He, She, or They,.  I guess It is out? OK, I see that people have all kinds of rights to choose an identity, but the […][...]

July 21st, 2017 - 12:24 am § in Misc.

Summer Barbecue … German Style

  A Wurst-case scenario for the summer Germans love a good barbecue as much as Americans and Australians. Jeff Kavanagh explores a unique grilling culture where the Wurst is the best.[...]

July 20th, 2017 - 5:19 pm § in Misc.



July 20th, 2017 - 11:03 am § in Misc.

PHOTOGRAPHY: Lady in the Paddy


July 20th, 2017 - 8:32 am § in The Ave Scene


Over 220,000 young Chinook to be released on B.C. coast to help endangered orcas It’s a project started by a group of B.C fishermen that’s expected to turn big results in a few years time. CBC.CA[...]

July 20th, 2017 - 8:23 am § in Misc.



July 20th, 2017 - 8:09 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Wastate to halt all state construction?

Negotiations collapse, $4B construction budget unlikely as Washington Legislature enters final day[...]

July 20th, 2017 - 1:39 am § in Misc.


32 Million More Would Be Uninsured Under The Latest Senate Health Care Bill On  the 75th anniversary of the detention of more than 13,000 people at the Vélodrome d’Hiver (Vél d’Hiv) in Paris, Macron underscores France’s guilt for WWII roundup of Jews Tomb of King Tutankhamun’s wife[...]