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    THE-Ave.US was the first media to break the news that Mitt Romney was going to run for Apostle of the Mormon Church rather than seeking a second term as President.  Click here for timely stories about the Presidency under Mitt Romney.


    ST PAUL ICONEvery Sunday, THE Ave begins with a story about religion. Sometimes these are quotes from one of the bibles, other times they stories about how religious and anti religious people behave. Hopefully there is enough balance to please, offend, or stimulate folks who care about what is done in the name or names of deities. READMORE HERE.

  • THE Ave Scene

    21st ave E as bike wayOK ..this is where we live  … on the gentriest street in Seattle’s gentrifying Capital Hill neighborhood.   THE-Ave, talks about a broader scene .. centered on the UW but including the arts, the food, the politics, the “scene” surrounding UW.  The best way to see some of this gentler side of THE Ave is to click the map.

  • UW

    UW WeritasClicking this logo will bring you to a magazine coverage of the UW unlike anything on the UW campus.   This lede will take you to other  stories about the UW … the athletic department’s budget, the lack of free speech on campus, fights with Cougar U over their desire to make a rival medical school, racism in the Athletic Department, achievements of UW faculty that do not get heralded, relations with the city and state, and more.



    Roger RabbitRoger is our resident Chief Justice of the cabbage patch.  A former judge and a former journalist, this furry creature is cynical about most things, legalistic about law, and even .. at times … good at making fun.

  • BUCHENWALD: The Pain Continues

    Buchenwald 31 graphic iconThis tragic LEDE relates efforts by my brother and sister to destroy my father’s heritage as the commanding officer of the first American medical company to enter Buchenwald.  Robert Schwartz’s pictures rot in a safe in Boston. My wife and I  fight in the courts to get these preserved and released into the public domain before all the survivors die and can no longer see the pictures from April 1945.

Archive for November 4th, 2011

November 4th, 2011 - 1:30 pm § in Uncategorized

Seattle Childrens Gets $50.000.000 Gift for Research

Seattle Children’s Nabs $50M Donation for Research, Plus $15M for Nursing, Clinical Care Luke Timmerman 10/31/11 Seattle Children’s Hospital probably has more fun than most hospitals every year on Halloween, but this year it has something really big to celebrate. The hospital said today it has [...]

November 4th, 2011 - 9:53 am § in America, Politics, The Ave Scene, Washington State

John McKay: The residual remnant of the rational republicans

Is John McKay the remnant of promise in the Republican Party? The Seattle Weekly has a long paen of praise for John McKay, mostly centered around his support for regulated but legal sales of pot. The article, however, says something else.  Nina Shapiro describes something quire important, a rationa[...]

November 4th, 2011 - 8:57 am § in Politics

BREAKING NEWS: Who is Ataturk in Egypt?

Why aren’t the media reporting on this in the USA? Ataturk, the founder of Turkish democracy,  used the Turkish  Army to enforce a secular democracy on an Islamic polity.  Egypt, so far, does not have an Ataturk.  The revolution was not led by the army, but by  democratic actgivists  &#[...]