Archive for July 21st, 2017

July 21st, 2017 - 5:22 pm § in Misc.

Get off my lawn!!

In Hialeah, Florida, a retired firefighter goes nuts and shoots up two AT&T trucks parked in front of his house. Fortunately, no one was hurt. But the workers are upset that this nut case was allowed to bail out of jail, and police didn’t even confiscate his guns.    [...]

July 21st, 2017 - 2:20 pm § in Misc.

Bad Taste


July 21st, 2017 - 1:38 pm § in Misc.

Riding kite on a bike.


July 21st, 2017 - 1:08 pm § in Misc.

Origins of the Frisbee


July 21st, 2017 - 11:00 am § in Donald Trump

Russian lawyer’s clients include Putin’s spy agency

“The Russian lawyer who met Donald Trump Jr. after his father won the Republican nomination for the 2016 U.S. presidential election counted Russia’s FSB security service among her clients for years,” Reuters reports. Read story here. If you don’t understand what this means, i[...]

July 21st, 2017 - 10:48 am § in Misc.



July 21st, 2017 - 10:28 am § in Misc.



July 21st, 2017 - 8:30 am § in The Ave Scene


If Prop. 1 were a character in a novel, the genre would be picaresque, like “Don Quixote” — lurching from one misadventure to another toward its fate. .. Seattle Times Proposition 1 is on our ballot.  It would add a .1% sales tax and use that money to “support the arts.”  That so[...]

July 21st, 2017 - 8:27 am § in Israel/Palestine, Misc.

Israel/Palestine: What Might Have Been

The Arabs’ Historic Mistakes in Their Interactions with Israel by Fred Maroun We Arabs managed our relationship with Israel atrociously, but the worst of all is the ongoing situation of the Palestinians. Our worst mistake was in not accepting the United Nations partition plan of 1947. Perhaps [...]

July 21st, 2017 - 1:52 am § in Misc.


Steve Bannon:Once dubbed ‘The Great Manipulator,’ Trump’s senior adviser steps back in bid to save his job.  Palestinians killed as Al-Aqsa protests rage One in eight people Trump voters want to change their votes! Is China afraid of Liu Xiaobo’s legacy? Poll: Clinton’s [...]