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    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.

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    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

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[...]

April 24th, 2011 - 1:37 pm § in Bill of Rights, Politics

八英雄 Dozens Targeted in Chinese Crackdown on Critical Voices

from Der Springer  Sandra Schulz in Shanghai eight heroes Ai Weiwei Liu Xianbin Ni Yulan Zhao Lianhai Liu Xiaoyuan Ran Yunfei Liu Xiaobo Teng Biao The recent disappearance of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei made headlines around the world. But the Chinese regime has also targeted dozens of other critics a[...]

April 21st, 2011 - 8:50 am § in America, Bill of Rights, Hypocrisy, Jefferson

Who is Morozov? Amazing ideas about education, freedom, and the internet!

  This cartoon is awesome. I can not summarize what is in this cartoon … ritalin, the enlightenment, radical right classist efforts to restrict education, … get some coffee, tea or a glass of wine and WATCH! from a comment at YouTube: “It would be nice to see the President (us[...]

April 6th, 2011 - 12:53 pm § in America, Bill of Rights

UPDATE: Wisconsin Voters Recall Republican Judge

UPDATE:  — The  Waukesha County clerk announced that the vote total announced for Tuesday’s Wisconsin Supreme Court race had been mistaken — The new total puts Prosser on a significant path to victory, about 7,500 votes ahead of Kloppenburg.  Sad outcome.  Will the energy that [...]

April 2nd, 2011 - 3:32 pm § in Bill of Rights, Jefferson

Glen Beck Opposes Slavery

From Huff Post: Glenn Beck exploded at Chris Matthews for his comments denigrating Michele Bachmann and her views of American history. Matthews called Bachmann a “balloon head” on Tuesday for saying that the Founding Fathers “worked tirelessly to end slavery.” He noted that, [...]

March 10th, 2011 - 11:38 pm § in Bill of Rights, Schools & Colleges

Lyman Bradley … why the courage of a faculty is essential to academic freedom.

In the 50’s, before being targetted by the House Unamerican Affairs Committee, Professor Lyman Bradley was chair of Germanic Studies at NYU and a major scholar in german literature.   After losing his job and being sentenced to  prison,  when Lyman R. Bradley applied for a passport in 1961,[...]

March 8th, 2011 - 6:51 am § in Bill of Rights, Jefferson

Web Freedom

I think the time has come for a constitutional amendment adding freedom of the web to our existing first amendment rights. My immediate reason for this came from the mess last week when Gmail went down: As most of those affected by the Gmail outage return to their inboxes, a lingering sense of uneas[...]

March 5th, 2011 - 4:11 am § in Bill of Rights

Hillary Clinton: Al Jazeera ‘Real News,’ U.S. losing “information war”

Despite an embargo by the corporate cable systems, as Secretary Clinton noted, “Viewership of Al Jazeera is going up in the United States because it’s real news, like it or hate it, it is really effective.” Clinton speaking before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said the U.[...]

February 26th, 2011 - 7:15 am § in America, Bill of Rights, Jefferson, Politics, Religion

First Amendment vs. Congress

R. Albert Mohler, Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary — the flagship school of the Southern Baptist Convention and one of the largest seminaries in the world, reassures us that “In God We Trust” is safe . . . for now. “The United States Court of Appeals for the Ni[...]

February 26th, 2011 - 1:39 am § in Bill of Rights, Jefferson, Politics, Religion

Selling People

Black market for Indonesian maids thrives in Makkah MAKKAH, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: The black market for Indonesian domestic workers in Makkah has received a boost after the recruitment of workers from Indonesia was recently suspended. CLICK IMAGE for shocking video.[...]