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Archive for May, 2018

May 30th, 2018 - 10:47 am § in America, Bill of Rights, Donald Trump, Misc., Politics

Are We Too Comfortable?

Are we too comfortable to feel urgency about the future? By Stuart Heady This is from a manuscript in progress for a book to be titled, “Our Politics is Too Small.” Are we lulled, by all the pretty images in the advertising bubble we live in? Do we see that our greatest problem in our [&[...]

May 29th, 2018 - 9:06 am § in Donald Trump

Another Trump Killer’s Head May Roll

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross was brought into the administration as one of President Donald Trump’s “killers” — but, as the egotistical President has driven everyone with any expertise out of the government, even his buddy Ross is increasingly marginalized and is a mess. As Trump has taken[...]

May 29th, 2018 - 8:42 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs

China Has Dispatched Warships to Challenge U.S. Vessels Sailing Near Disputed Islands

While Trump plays at being President and dumps anyone with actual expertise, China is playing the US the way Ali played Forman.  Slowly and carefully, China has effectively taken control of the South China Sea, and therefore of Vietnam, Japan, Malaysia, and Singapore. Meanwhile Trump thinks Preside[...]

May 29th, 2018 - 8:40 am § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: Who owns this plane?

A. Barack Obama B. Oprah Winfrey C. Russel Wilson D. Bill Gates E. Bernie Sanders  [...]

May 28th, 2018 - 12:38 pm § in Misc.

Humpback Whales Feeding

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May 28th, 2018 - 10:46 am § in Misc.

Meghan and Harry to Honeymoon in Greater Seattle/Vancouver

Newlyweds Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are coming to the PNW for their honeymoon! The newly anointed Duke and Duchess of Sussex are planning to spend their honeymoon at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge in Alberta, Canada. They will stay  at the mountain resort’s 6,000-square-foot Outlook C[...]

May 28th, 2018 - 10:30 am § in Donald Trump, Religion

Farrakhan Endorses Trump

Mr. Trump is destroying every enemy that was an enemy of our rise. Who is the enemy of our rise? Is it the Department of Justice where we get none? Is it Congress where you make a law that favors us and then you turn around and destroy it? https://t.co/iK8VMI667b pic.twitter.com/Byk0Px2Avo — MIN[...]

May 28th, 2018 - 10:19 am § in Misc.

THE-Ave: GLOBAL NEWS: While Trump Parades

China steps up pace in new nuclear arms race with U.S. and Russia as experts warn of rising risk of conflict Trump says North Korea has ‘potential,’ GOP lawmakers remain skeptical Fascist Carlo Cottarelli ‘accepts mandate to try and form next Italian government’   Italian T[...]

May 28th, 2018 - 9:37 am § in Misc.

PHOTOGRAPHY: Memorial Day

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May 28th, 2018 - 2:04 am § in Misc.

How Memorial Day Started

I write a lot abut how horrid the history and much of the present of South Carolina is.  Here is an exception, a story that is very special on Memorial Day. : Memorial Day was started by former slaves on May, 1, 1865 in Charleston, SC to honor 257 dead Union Soldiers who had been […][...]