Archive for January, 2019

January 31st, 2019 - 9:58 am § in Hypocrisy, Schools & Colleges


“Medicare for All” is a slogan, not a policy. If there is any real lesson to come from the Trump Presidency, the lesson may be the dangers of trying to base policy on a campaign slogan.  In 20 years, politicians will use the slogan “Remember the Wall” to accuse their competi[...]

January 31st, 2019 - 1:18 am § in America, Hypocrisy

BREAKING NEWS: American Gothic Arrives in the White House

Grant Wood’s inspiration came from his decision to paint the house along with “the kind of people I fancied should live in that house.” (TA News, Jan 31, 19} The President and Mrs. Trump attend a celebration at the Art Institute commemorating  the purchase of a painting by Grant W[...]

January 30th, 2019 - 11:02 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

Kentucky’s GOP governor: Let kids freeze

He compares closing schools to Chamberlain appeasing Hitler Kentucky GOP Gov. Matt Bevin is decrying his state’s school closures during a polar vortex that is sending temperatures plunging into the minus teens. In a radio interview on Tuesday, he accused America of “getting soft” a[...]

January 30th, 2019 - 10:14 am § in Donald Trump

Second INAUGURAL: First Lady Plans Space Pharce Uniforms and Drill Team

The Seapeas’ Drill Leader  will wear a red sash in honor of President Trump. (TA News, Jan 20. 2021) In preparation for her husband’s second inauguration, First Lady Melania Trump is working on a  uniform for our new Space PHarse to wear as they drill to perform at the inaugural.”[...]

January 29th, 2019 - 1:32 am § in Misc.



January 28th, 2019 - 10:42 am § in Misc.

Winter in Seattle


January 28th, 2019 - 9:35 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

Howard Schultz for president???

I can’t say it better than Seattle’s own inimitable Dave Horsey, so here’s Dave: You gotta ask yourself, if Howard wants to run, why not as a Democrat? Maybe because his views on entitlements will turn off a lot of Democratic voters. Perhaps toying with an independent run that give[...]

January 27th, 2019 - 11:04 pm § in Misc.

As Trump Caves, SNL grows and grows


January 27th, 2019 - 7:18 pm § in The Ave Scene

Birth of the Crablopa —

(TA News, Seattle 1-27-19) The University of Washington announces that Professor Amphitrite Geōrgíou Demetriádou of Bioengineering and Fisheries has developed a Dungeness crab/Maine lobster hybrid. The new crustacean, said to be delicious and adapted to Northwest waters, is going to be marketed a[...]

January 27th, 2019 - 12:30 pm § in Christianity

FB Dialog: What is Christianity

Christianity is a religion and a culture that defined Europe after it became the enforced religion under the Roman and later Holy Roman Empire. Off shoots include America, the missionary spred versions in Africa, Asia and the Americas. Ideologies derived from Christianity include Communism and Fasci[...]