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October 22nd, 2020 - 2:01 pm § in America, China, Christianity, Donald Trump, Economics, Environment, Foreign Affairs, Health, Humor, Hypocrisy, Israel/Palestine, Jews, Law and Courts, Misc., News Media, Politics, Racism, Religion, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Schools & Colleges, Science, The Ave Scene, UW

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News and commentary from a center-left perspective To return to the Front Page, click on “Blog” in upper left corner This website contains news collected from media sources, our commentaries, politics, short movies, and offbeat humor. Directly below are the stories we’re highlighting and t[...]

October 9th, 2020 - 1:46 am § in The Ave Scene

Seattle Dominates the Computer World!

Seattle needs a better name than “Emerald City.”  Every time I hear that dumb name, I think of Oz.  Seattle should be called Cloud City!    Seattle-based Cray to build world’s fastest supercomputer under $600M federal contract It may well be that the history of the 21st century wil[...]

July 29th, 2020 - 9:45 pm § in Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

Mexico Introduces New Sport .. WALL SCALING

(TA News, Mexico City) OOM .. the Olympic Organization of Mexico, is announcing that it plans to introduce a new sport: WALL SCALING. Years after it was first promised and at a cost of more than $10 million per linear mile, President Donald Trump is confident that his newest stretch of a strengthen[...]

June 11th, 2020 - 4:48 am § in Environment, The Ave Scene

Rare Gull Sighted In Seattle

Rare breed of flightless gull discovered at Ivar’s Fish Bar   Seattle, WA–A rare breed of flightless seagull, Laridae Obesus, weighing up to 40 lbs, was recently discovered downtown Seattle languishing on the waterfront.[...]

May 29th, 2020 - 1:46 am § in The Ave Scene

A Conservative View of Homelessness from California

The 87-unit Estrella Vista project in Emeryville c(Source of drawing: KTGY Architecture + Planning) Everytime I read about Seattle not having public space to build affordable housing I think of the beautiful Public Health Hospital on Beacon Hill.  The builkding is beautiful.  The location on a poa[...]

April 27th, 2020 - 1:36 am § in The Ave Scene, UW

A FACEBOOK DIALOG: Student Athletes .. a full boat proposal

On FB Charlies James and I were discussing the problem of low success rates in college for African American students. I suggest that one small part of the problem might be to rectify the the misuse of African American student athletes. Low admissions requirements and dubious academic programs by cre[...]

April 18th, 2020 - 1:09 am § in The Ave Scene

THE-Ave Challenge: Whoisit?

This man is the highest paid executive in  Seattle. what company does he work for? A. The Seahawks B. Amazon C. Experia D. Tilray E. Sisters Of Providence Health System[...]

April 7th, 2020 - 4:29 pm § in Hypocrisy, The Ave Scene, UW

With the recent increased minimum Amazon wage to $15/hr, Jeff Bezos only earns 2.33 times as much as an average Amazon employee.

The amount Amazon (AMZN) pays to keep its master is just $81,840  in salary plus $1.6 million in security-related services.  The salary is not much and even the security would not pay for a weekend of golf by Prez Trump!  Not only is $81,840 modest, Amazon says Jeff has never received any stock-b[...]

April 1st, 2020 - 1:29 am § in America, Hypocrisy, The Ave Scene

TRUMP REPLACES BOLTON WITH CIA SECRET AGENT STEPHEN JENNINGS

(TOX BREAKING NEWS) After an intense NATIONAL search, President Trump has identified his new national security adviser, Stephen Jennings. A uniquely qualified man, the President said. Although not as yet well known nationally, Mr. Jennings is well known in  Oklahoma and Kentucky for his startling w[...]

March 26th, 2020 - 1:19 am § in The Ave Scene

20th Anniversary of the Kingdom’s Doom

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