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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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February 25th, 2020 - 11:03 am § in The Ave Scene

WTF? Traffic Signal In Spokane

CNN: Spokane, WA – This city crosswalk signal has pedestrians doing a double take. As you can see, they’re being “given the finger” by this crosswalk signal. Instead of a red “Don’t Walk” hand, it rudely flashes just the middle finger. Officials in Spokane s[...]

February 25th, 2020 - 12:04 am § in Science, The Ave Scene

AMAZING: US has first Corona vaccine ready for testing!

  The vaccine that the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and drugmaker Moderna have been developing to combat the coronavirus is ready to be tested on humans, NIAID director Anthony Fauci told the Wall Street Journal.[...]

February 21st, 2020 - 1:29 am § in America, Hypocrisy, News Media, The Ave Scene

Amazon Care … it begins here in Seattle

American healthcare is a mess .. a tree loaded with overripe apples waiting for some smart farmer ! Jeff  Bezos may be that farmer! While the Democrats debate varous vertsons of government funded Medicare for all, the corporate world may be making that program obsolete.  Over a year ago Bezos got [...]

February 7th, 2020 - 1:02 am § in The Ave Scene

DeadPaul to refurb Cinerama

Deadpaul, in the persona of his trust, is going to close and refurbish Mr. Allen’s Cinerama. The supersize screen on the corner of Fourth Avenue and Lenora Street downtown, will go dark, while new carpet, some paint and other fixes and a kitchen overhaul so Deadpaul can sell better food. I kin[...]