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March 5th, 2019 - 4:06 pm § in Politics

No Bloomberg run in 2020

As he’s been hinting for some time, the former New York mayor and billionaire businessman says he will not run for president in 2020. He doesn’t think he could win the Democratic nomination in a crowded field of candidates.* Read story here. Besides, he’s 77 years old, and would be[...]

March 5th, 2019 - 1:40 pm § in Misc.

Big ship passing by

The Seattle Times ran a story this morning about a big ship transiting Puget Sound with an unusual cargo of longshoring cranes destined for the Port of Tacoma, so I hopped in my car and ran over to a viewpoint hoping to get pictures. Photo attribution: I took this picture myself.[...]

March 5th, 2019 - 9:20 am § in The Ave Scene

How Much Taxes Has Bill Gates Paid?

I’m Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Ask Me Anything. Vox just published a roundup of questions and answers from a REDDIT session hosted by Bill Gates.  Here is an abstract of parts of the Vox Roundup I felt were most interesting: Bill Gates: “If you’re won[...]

March 5th, 2019 - 12:38 am § in America, Jefferson, Religion

Trump Offers Pence a New Job: Commodore of the USSF

(TA news, Washington, D.C., March 1, 2019) TS has learned that Michael Pence will not be resigning as Vice President as he assumes hs new job as head of the USSF: United States Space Force.  Since the USSF is not a Department, White House lawyers say that Mr. Pence can serve in both a military [&he[...]