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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.

  • 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.

Archive for the ‘The Ave Scene’ Category

March 29th, 2017 - 8:01 am § in The Ave Scene

Greater Seattle Houses Dearest in Nation

Greater Seattle  home costs soared at 11.3 percent, the fastest pace in three years, the fastest in the US.  The region has taken the top spot in the national rankings in every month since September, and price growth has only been speeding up as of late . Portland was behind, again, with home pr[...]

March 27th, 2017 - 5:24 pm § in The Ave Scene

Trolley Obsession in Seattle

David Brewster Cities are crazy about streetcars and trolleys, but they often turn out to be a bad investment. Here’s a primer on what works, with a lot of warnings to a city such as Seattle. They need to be where people want to go; they need to be less pokey; you need to keep […][...]

March 25th, 2017 - 1:20 am § in The Ave Scene

I Go To Court and Get Effed by My Insurance Company

Now a year later, I get a mail from my insurance company claiming I was at fault and my insurance is being cancelled!  I was involved in a serious car accident. Without going through the details there was a lot of damage and with a few changes someone  might have been killed.  No one was [&hellip[...]

March 20th, 2017 - 10:55 am § in The Ave Scene

Which Black Lives Matter and to Whom?

Charlie James  Two times I have called Black Lives Matter and never got a response. But over and over I have seen their marches and noticed the absence of Black people..or more accurately Black men. The only black men embraced on their web site are ” Trans brothers” which is cool, but [...]

March 16th, 2017 - 12:38 am § in America, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, The Ave Scene

Northwest Islamophobia

A week ago, Tuesday afternoon, Jason Kendall burst into Al Aqsa Fine Middle Eastern Cuisine in Salem Oregon and, alkeedly. began striking an employee with a pipe while spewing racial epithets. Kendall was not a customer at the time when he spotted an employee who appeared to be Middle Eastern in the[...]

March 15th, 2017 - 7:46 am § in The Ave Scene

A Liberal Against Taxes!

Robert Sargent Dear State of Washington and county & city governments: NO MORE REGRESSIVE TAXES AND FEES! Seattle sales tax up .6 cents, so total is now 10.1¢ starting April 1. Seattle considering a soft drink tax. State wants a 15¢ gas tax. Stop it. Just fucking stop it! How about a wealth ta[...]

March 14th, 2017 - 12:13 pm § in America, The Ave Scene

FACEBOOK: Experiencing Trumpism

RR Anderson   FEELING GROSS Spying a human body rummaging inside wife’s new car this AM provoked emotions of anger, fear and immediate need for vengeance… ran outside barefoot in my pajamas to curse at this person. Only to find it was a newly released mental patient still with gown &am[...]

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 9th, 2017 - 8:54 am § in America, Environment, The Ave Scene

UPDATE: Disaster in The Broughtons

For the last three years we have cruised north to the beautiful Broughton Archipelago near the north end of Vancouver Island.  This AM I read of a disaster: Diesel spill at the Burdwood fish farm has contaminated most of the Broughton Archipelago including many traditional clam beaches, during the [...]

March 8th, 2017 - 7:27 am § in America, Donald Trump, Repugnants, The Ave Scene

How Can Trump Build a Wall in The Pacific Ocean?

Trump wall cuts security in the Pacific The Trump administration wants to gut the Coast Guard and make deep cuts in airport and rail security to help pay for its crackdown on illegal immigration, according to internal budget documents reviewed by POLITICO — a move that lawmakers and security exper[...]