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Archive for May, 2018

May 23rd, 2018 - 12:16 am § in Misc.

May 23, Mafia Day

The 23rd of May – il 23 maggio….. Mike James FACEBOOK It’s a day in Italy to remember courage, the will to fight, a commitment to truth, the tenacity to confront and prosecute criminal arrogance, to remember Giovanni Falcone. Thousands will turn out that day, paying respect, rememb[...]

May 22nd, 2018 - 10:39 pm § in Hypocrisy, Schools & Colleges

Are Public School Teachers Underpaid?

No from Intellectual Takeout James D. Agresti | May 18, 2018 |  12,602       During recent teacher walkouts in Oklahoma that captured national attention, many major media outlets reported misleadingly small figures for teacher pay. By failing to reveal all aspects of teacher compensation, t[...]

May 22nd, 2018 - 1:59 pm § in Misc.

Trump’s amazing confession

“President Donald Trump told the veteran ’60 Minutes’ journalist Lesley Stahl that he bashes the press to ‘demean’ and ‘discredit’ reporters so that the public will not believe ‘negative stories’ about him, Stahl said.” (Read story her[...]

May 22nd, 2018 - 11:06 am § in Foreign Affairs

Dissident Saudi prince calls for overthrow of King Salman, Crown Prince Mohamud idn Salman and the ruling Trumpists

Prince Khaled bin Farhan made the appeal , saying that the damage being done to the Saudi royal family and the kingdom by Salman’s “irrational, erratic and stupid” rule had gone beyond the point of no-return. In an interview with Middle East Eye, Prince Khaled, who was given political asylum i[...]

May 22nd, 2018 - 9:24 am § in The Ave Scene

Police Block Free Speech When GOP Brings Guns to UW Campus

   Yesterday, GOP Senate candidate Joey Gibson was detained at the University of Washington after he and his supporters brought guns to the campus that doesn’t allow guns.   Video of the incident shows Gibson and his comrades lying on the ground while campus police search their weapons [...]

May 22nd, 2018 - 9:02 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

Trump’s Trade Chief Recommended FBI Spy

Stefan Halper is the FBI informant that Trump now claims was working for Hillary. Peter Navarro is the Generalissimo of Trump’s trade war against China.  Now, Altios has reported that  recommended appointing Stefan Halper, a former Bush official,  to become an ambassador in Asiai. Halper al[...]

May 22nd, 2018 - 6:55 am § in Misc.

Summer Soon

Original Cover Painting for Tarzan Comics by Mo Gollub – (Dell, 1955). This is a cover painting of Tarzan facing down a snarling leopard high in the treetops. Oil on artboard, from Jockohomo[...]

May 21st, 2018 - 10:53 am § in Repugnants

Border agent detains U.S. citizens for speaking Spanish

The ACLU may take legal action on behalf of two women, both American citizens, who went to a convenience store to buy milk and eggs in a Montana town near the Canadian border and were stopped by a Border Patrol agent who overheard them conversing in Spanish. The women are Mexican-American, and bilin[...]

May 20th, 2018 - 9:15 am § in Misc.

THE AVE CHALLENGE: WHO IS THIS SCULPTURE?

A. Crazy Horse B. Mussolini C. Putin D. Ronald Reagan E. Muhammad ibn Saud[...]

May 20th, 2018 - 8:20 am § in Misc.

How to Visit Saudi Arabia

Traveling to Saudi Arabia?  Knowing what you can and cannot bring can save you from severe punishment.  It’s better safe than sorry. Getting these list in mind when packing your luggage or hand-carried items hopefully brings more peace of mind and less of worries an officer at the arrival hall [...]