RSS

  • THE-Tags

    Ave  endorsesClick to see endorsements by THE Ave

  • SUNDAY REVELATIONS

    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.

  • Seattle Street Life

    street-scene-prestonOK ..this is where we live  … on the gentriest city in the US.  Davis Preston writes abut the cracks in the gleaming polish of Seattle liberalism.  

  • 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.

  • ELECTION 2016


    trump-and-trumpiesClick to read about the 2016 election.

  • 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 ‘Turkey’

July 25th, 2016 - 9:57 pm § in Misc.

The week Turkish government closed down a total of 15 universities.

AAUP cross postDear Colleagues, The week Turkish government closed down a total of 15 universities.   There are 165 universities in Turkey; 103 of them are public, 62 are private.  All the universities that have been closed down are private.  The government has stated that the students  will be placed in othe[...]

July 23rd, 2016 - 6:49 am § in Misc.

A Visit with Fethullah Gülen, Erdogan’s Chief Adversary

“If they find that I am guilty, then I will go to the execution chamber. But that won’t happen because I haven’t done anything.” After a week of Donald Trump’s dyspeptic view of America, it is worthwhile reading about the story of an Iman, Turkey claims caused the effor[...]

July 21st, 2016 - 6:59 pm § in Misc.

TURKEY … sign the petition

Open Letter to the Elected President of Turkey As one who has looked to Turkey as evidence that a democratic Islam could prosper, giving others the chance to learn all that is good in what the Prophet taught .. As one who is proud that my ancestors lived in Andalus in its golden age ,, […][...]

July 19th, 2016 - 10:26 pm § in Misc.

Turkey Drowns in Erdogan Revenge

Turkey coup: Crackdown toll passes 45,000 – BBC News At least 50,000 people have been detained, sacked or suspended from their jobs amid a crackdown in Turkey following last week’s failed coup. More than 50,000 people have been rounded up, sacked or suspended.  Academics banned from goi[...]

July 15th, 2016 - 5:34 pm § in Misc.

The Military Takes Over Turkey

Coup underway in Turkey; president says he’s still in charge The Secular Democratic Military History of Turkey Mustafa Kemal Ataturk; (19 May 1881 – 10 November 1938) was a Turkish army officer, reformist statesman, and the first President of Turkey. He is credited with being the founder[...]

April 3rd, 2016 - 2:29 pm § in Misc.

Turkey’s Erdogan Says Obama Spoke ‘Behind My Back’ On Press Freedom

Istanbul – Istanbul – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused U.S. counterpart Barack Obama of going behind his back for criticizing Turkey’s press freedom…Read More »[...]

March 29th, 2016 - 8:03 am § in Misc.

ISIS Plans Slaughter of Jewish Children in Turkey

Operatives from the terror group, arrested in the Turkish city of Gaziantep last week, revealed information about an “imminent” attack on Jewish children in Istanbul.  The synagogue in Beyoglu has kindergartens, schools and youth centers for Jewish children. An intelligence source reported, [...]

February 29th, 2016 - 1:42 am § in Misc.

Russian Planes Over Syria

(Der Spiegel, abstracted) Remember the Cuban missile crisis?  Syria is the Cuba of 2016 and the risk of an international confrontation there is growing by the day. … Moscow and NATO member state Turkey are squaring off in the Syrian conflict, and the potential consequences for the trans-At[...]

February 10th, 2016 - 11:02 am § in Misc.

Of Kurds and Jews, Two Peoples Fighting For Their Homeland

Mirel Goldenberg The rift between Turkey and the U.S. widened late Tuesday when Ankara summoned the American ambassador, John Bass, to protest remarks by a State Department spokesman who said Washington does not consider Syria’s Kurdish Democracy Union Party (PYD) a terrorist organization. A T[...]

December 13th, 2015 - 12:51 pm § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Russia fires on Turkish vessel!

Putin and RiussiaRussia Fires Warning Shots At Turkish Ship In Aegean Sea Maybe the turks ought to close off the Bosposrus for a few weeks?[...]