Archive for February, 2020

February 26th, 2020 - 11:05 pm § in Christianity, Jews

I try, perhaps with a bit of sarcasm, to post facts. Bernie strikes me as a prophet but prophets make lousy kings!

Bernie and I are Jewish. Our history has a lesson for this campaign In Judaism, the “bible” Christians use is just a collection of our history books. My Christian friends should go back and read about our Judges and Kings. Read also about the נביאים .. the prophets.  Isaiah, Jerem[...]

February 26th, 2020 - 6:18 pm § in Misc.

FBI arrests 4 Nazis for threatening journalists and activists

The FBI arrested four members of the “Atomwaffen” neo-Nazi group, including one arrested at his job in a Fred Meyer store in Kirkland, Washington, for allegedly threatening journalists and activists, Seattle TV station KING-5 reported on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. The men, all in thei[...]

February 26th, 2020 - 10:19 am § in Misc.

Dead Paul Owns a REAL Yellow Submarine!

Remember the Beatles’ immortal song, the Yellow Submarine? Seattle’s favorite dead man, an incorporal version of real-life Paul, owns his own yellow submarine.  The dearly departed Paul Allen, now dead for over a year, lives on as a Trust.  The Trust is oh so cool.  Money and property[...]

February 26th, 2020 - 9:33 am § in Misc.

How Much Did Tix to Tuesday’s Debate Cost?

“Most working people that I know don’t spend $1,700 to get a ticket to a debate.” —Sen. Bernie Sanders My wife and I get weekly invites from local politicians, from the U.S. Senate to the state House, to join them for lunch.  These intimate affairs run from $250 to $1500.  But,[...]

February 25th, 2020 - 11:38 pm § in Donald Trump

Reagan judge reams Barr for defying a federal court order

An opinion by the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on January 23, 2020, written by Judge Frank Easterbrook—a Reagan appointee—sharply rebuked Attorney General William Barr for instructing the Board of Immigration Appeals to ignore the court’s decision in an immigration case. This is unprecede[...]

February 25th, 2020 - 3:10 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Bernie isn’t Trump, and for now, that’s good enough

If Bernie Sanders is the Democratic nominee, I’ll vote for him, and you should, too. Whether you agree with his policies is irrelevant. All that matters in this election is the consequences of four more years of Trump. This is the wrong time in history to insist on a perfect nominee. Right now[...]

February 25th, 2020 - 1:47 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Whatever you think of Bloomberg, ya gotta love his ads.


February 25th, 2020 - 11:03 am § in The Ave Scene

WTF? Traffic Signal In Spokane

CNN: Spokane, WA – This city crosswalk signal has pedestrians doing a double take. As you can see, they’re being “given the finger” by this crosswalk signal. Instead of a red “Don’t Walk” hand, it rudely flashes just the middle finger. Officials in Spokane s[...]

February 25th, 2020 - 12:04 am § in Science, The Ave Scene

AMAZING: US has first Corona vaccine ready for testing!

  The vaccine that the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and drugmaker Moderna have been developing to combat the coronavirus is ready to be tested on humans, NIAID director Anthony Fauci told the Wall Street Journal.[...]

February 24th, 2020 - 9:46 pm § in America

WASTATE .. goes partisan WTF

A very good thing about this state is that our ballots have not required a party identification, UNTIL 2020. Somehow we have gotten rid of the caucus system to choose a Presidential nominee. The WASTATE Supreme Court ruled that the state could not run elections that served the purposes of political [...]