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  • 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.

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  • 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 the ‘Bill of Rights’ Category

March 19th, 2017 - 10:12 am § in America, Bill of Rights, Hypocrisy, Politics

Glenn Greenwald Preaches Caution to The Left

Key Democratic Officials Now Warning Base Not to Expect Evidence of Trump/Russia Collusion Glenn Greenwald  FROM MSNBC POLITICS shows to town hall meetings across the country, the overarching issue for the Democratic Party’s base since Trump’s victory has been Russia, often suffocating atte[...]

March 11th, 2017 - 9:16 am § in Bill of Rights, Buchenwald, The Ave Scene

Seattle Antisemitism

Tracy Rector  FACEBOOK This was left on my son’s school today which is part of Temple De Hirsch Sinai. It breaks my heart that the students, especially the middle schoolers, had to face this hatred in what’s supposed to be a safe space. FYI, in the last 50 days since the Dictator and hi[...]

March 8th, 2017 - 7:41 am § in America, Bill of Rights, Jews

Yeshivah University Joins Sanctuary Movement

In response to #MuslimBan, Jewish university declares itself a ‘Sanctuary Campus’ Yeshiva University announced yesterday that it will offer “sanctuary protection” and “financial support” for undocumented students, staff, and faculty members. The… STUDYINTERNATIONAL.CO[...]

March 1st, 2017 - 7:21 am § in America, Bill of Rights, Donald Trump, Politics

When Trump Bans the Real Media

David Brewster A case just decided in New York underscores that barring media from briefings, based on “viewpoint discrimination,” is likely unconstitutional. This obviously bears on Trump’s press secretary’s recent action barring certain media from a briefing. An expert expl[...]

February 25th, 2017 - 8:33 am § in America, Bill of Rights, Donald Trump, Science, UW

JOIN US …. March For Science …. APRIL 22

Do you know that there are about 20.000 people in Seattle’s scientific community? We are all to quiet on the issues raised by Trump. Lets start with FACTS ,, what we scientists do! Join us, as we march in Seattle along with the nationwide community.  OTHER LINKS Nation March for Science Ameri[...]

December 18th, 2011 - 12:26 pm § in America, Bill of Rights, Hypocrisy, Jefferson

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: What Will Orthodox ‘Republicanity’ Look Like?

excerpts from an essay by  Louis A. Ruprecht, posted at Religion Dispatches. Ruprecht discusses how Gary Laderman of Religion Dispatches coining the term “Republicanity”,in  two  essays. In the first, he (Laderman) described the ways in which “Republicanity” now seems to opera[...]

December 5th, 2011 - 1:45 am § in America, Bill of Rights, Jefferson, Religion, Religion

Evangelism Spoils the Sweet Milk of the Sacred Cow

A sacred cow of American politics is that freedom of religion is not the same as freedom from religion.  The view from India, a land with a far greater history of religious tolerance than our own, is very different. Excerpted from an essay by Suhag A. Shukla, Esq. Co-Founder/Managing Director, Hind[...]

October 13th, 2011 - 12:57 pm § in America, Bill of Rights, Hypocrisy, Politics, Religion, The Ave Scene

People of color should not vote with everybody else!

Majority-minority? by N in Seattle at HorsesAss has a great post on the effort to increase a “majority minority” Congressional district south of Seattle … you know where all of those black, yellow, brown, people live unless they are Korean, Indian, Lummi, or Chinese. The proponents[...]

October 12th, 2011 - 10:31 am § in Bill of Rights, Jefferson, Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

UW AAUP Censors a post about the NIH.

A few days ago I posted a very important issue .. the 50% decline in funding rates at he NIH since the early 2000’s.  I discussed why this should be of concern to all of us interested in the University School of Medicine. I also suggested that our federal representatives need to be educated a[...]

August 18th, 2011 - 11:33 pm § in Bill of Rights, Misc.

Free diabetes and blood pressure drugs for Brazilians

Brazil is to provide free medicines for everyone suffering from high blood pressure or diabetes. The drug s will be distributed through a nationwide network of budget pharmacies, where many medicines are already heavily subsidised. President Dilma Rousseff said the measure was part of her campaign t[...]