• President Romney

    romney on FTN
    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.

Posts Tagged ‘Disaster relief’

April 10th, 2011 - 7:34 am § in America, Americanism

Sunday Revelations: Most Americans don’t blame God for natural disasters

God: (guest editor) I am relieved and grateful for the forgiveness. By Nicole Neroulias, Religious News Service (RNS) We may never know why bad things happen to good people, but most Americans—except evangelicals—reject the idea that natural disasters are divine punishment, a test of faith or so[...]

April 10th, 2011 - 6:15 am § in America, Americanism, Religion

Sunday Revelations: Chernobyl Legacy

Photography of sick children in Chernobyl  by Paul Fusco. Ed. To be fair, I have no way of knowing whether these kids’ illnesses are due to the Chernobyl meltdown.   Whatever the truth , the horror is overwhelming.  I wonder whether the cloak of compassion we hear from the Christian right [...]

April 8th, 2011 - 8:01 am § in Misc.

UPDATE: How to Donate for Japan Relief

From our American School in Japan alumnus, a complete listing of reputable charities engaged in relief work following the Tohoku Earthquake of March 11, tailored for donors outside Japan. Contact poster for complete info on donating from within Japan.[...]