• 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.

  • 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.

Posts Tagged ‘Republicans’

May 13th, 2016 - 1:40 am § in Misc.

Past Republican Candidates: Eldridge Cleaver

Cleaver was later baptized into The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) on December 11, 1983, periodically attended regular services, lectured by invitation at LDS gatherings, and was a member of the church in good standing at the time of his death in 1998. By the 1980s, Cleave[...]

May 9th, 2016 - 8:22 am § in Misc.

I Need a New Word for This.. what do you call a rational Republican?

Yes, PJ O’Rourke Endorsed Hillary Clinton Today Well, here’s a bit of news that really did surprise me today; on NPR’s show Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! conservative writer PJ O’Rourke actually said he’s going to… Share LITTLEGREENFOOTBALLS.COM|BY CHARLES JOHN[...]

May 1st, 2016 - 10:21 am § in Misc.

Republican Reality

Geraldo Rivera: Only a ‘crazy person’ can get the GOP nomination ‘and you can never be elected’[...]

April 26th, 2016 - 9:01 am § in Misc., The Ave Scene

Why Obamacare IS working

Whatever our future may be, big government healthcare or big corporate healthcare seem to be the only viable choices.   United Health Group, the largest health insurer in the U.S. announced lat April that it is pulling  out of most states’ Obamacare exchanges.  The company said it has lost [...]

April 7th, 2016 - 4:29 pm § in Misc.

How Bright Patricians Become Republicans

The left has made a huge mistake by assuming that liberal idea must be true because they come from bright people. Bright people can, and often do, have terrible ideas. The problem is not unique to the Republicans.  The challenge of buying into climate denial, voodoo economics, creationism must be [...]

March 26th, 2016 - 10:11 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: GOP will settle the Cruz/Trump Fight .. with a duel

Returning to its origins, the GOP is going to use a duel to settle the conflict  between Ted Cruz and Donald Trump. On September 22, 1842, future President Abraham Lincoln, at the time an Illinois state legislator, met to duel with state auditor James Shields, but their seconds intervened and persu[...]

March 16th, 2016 - 11:51 pm § in Misc.

Buchanan: “A new Republican Party is taking shape.”

Whatever happens at Cleveland, the <the Trump insurgency> looks like the passing of the old order, the death rattle of an establishment fighting for its life, and being laughed at and mocked as it goes down.    [...]

February 27th, 2016 - 11:37 pm § in Misc.

Confederates for Trump

Click the picture for TA posts about South CarolinaConfederates For Donald Trump Warn Of White Ethnic CleansingA rally hosted by advocates for the Confederate flag and the Confederate narrative of American history was deliberately transformed into Donald Trump rally on the day of the Republican primary in South Carolina. Posted by The Young Turks on[...]

February 24th, 2016 - 12:30 am § in Misc.

Rubio Gets Up, Stands Tall

Playing to an undercard fight crowd in a Las Vegas casino, Rubio the Robot got up from the floor and punched his way to victory against Truss Ted.   This second place finish  should may win the high healed, feisty, little son of a Miami Beach bartender a chance at a title match with world champ[...]

February 21st, 2016 - 8:37 am § in Misc.

“I don’t see a president here.”

Mike James A bit sad to watch Jeb Bush drop out of this presidential race, but it was a campaign that never had traction. The GOP of 2016 is not the party that chose Bush 1 and 2, nor is this an age where the idea of political dynasties generates much excitement. Barbara Bush said […][...]