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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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    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.  

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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 ‘Hypocrisy’ Category

June 26th, 2017 - 12:19 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

TRUMP and KIM throw insults at each other

Following Trump’s comments blaming the death of American student Otto Warmbier on North Korea, Kim Jung Un’s regime labelled Trump a “psychopath.” Pyongyang’s official Rodong Sinmun newspaper said the US president was in a “tough situation” at home and claim[...]

June 25th, 2017 - 9:49 am § in Hypocrisy, Jefferson

Alt Truth: Naturopaths spread anti-vaxxer myths

There is growing concern about vaccination rates in Canada. .…. In some parts of (Canada), the vaccination rates have fallen below the level needed to achieve herd immunity.  The reasons for less-than-ideal vaccination rates are complex and multifactorial, but the continued spread of anti-vac[...]

June 22nd, 2017 - 1:47 pm § in America, Hypocrisy

Looks Like Trumpcare Is In Trouble

Four conservative U.S. Republican senators said on Thursday they are not prepared to vote for the Senate Republican healthcare proposal unveiled on Thursday when it comes to the floor, probably next week. This is likely just the beginning. There will be other GOP Senators who will refuse because Tru[...]

June 16th, 2017 - 10:26 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Politics

A Friend Confuses Liberalism With Ayn Rand

A friend writes: I am not a progressive like you. This explains why you have a need to introduce me as a Republican, thereby demonizing and marginalizing me in Progressive Seattle. P.s., I’m a pretty hard core atheist. I answer: Your are write. I do sometimes refer to you as a Republican.  I apol[...]

June 16th, 2017 - 1:20 am § in Hypocrisy

Was The London Fire Terrorism by The Rich?

Charles Mudede  15 hrs · The Stranger · The London housing tower was erected in the early 1970s. Did fine for more than 40 years. Then yesterday, it suddenly burned to a crisp. Was it a terrorist bomb that made the fire so fierce? Numerous people thought so, and began tweeting racist attacks at [...]

June 16th, 2017 - 12:34 am § in Hypocrisy, The Ave Scene

Auctioning off Honors at Public School Graduation

Parents are paying big bucks for prime seats at public-school graduations  (abstracted from the Seattle Times) Seattle schools and PTAs are auctioning  off prime seats for graduation ceremonies.  The best seats in the house are close to the stage,  The  unobstructed views are perfect for yellin[...]

June 16th, 2017 - 12:01 am § in Bill of Rights, Hypocrisy, The Ave Scene

Legal Thuggery Under the Bar

Law student who turned her life around can’t take bar exam because of her past Tarra Simmons, a nurse and mother of three, survived drug addiction, divorce, loss of her house and served 20 months behind bars.  In prison she became excited by lawyers.  She went on to win virtually every acade[...]

June 15th, 2017 - 9:38 am § in America, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Jefferson, Religion

And yet, 6 decades after the Democratic party abandoned the Dixiecrats, and Republican party adopted its “southern strategy” the unholy alliance of the Trump party with holy racism continues.

 Baptist Convention Meeting Refuses to Renounce White Nationalism A few weeks after Jimmy Carter announced his resignation from the Baptist Church. a resolution condemning white supremacy and the growing white nationalist alt-right movement was initially rejected at the Southern Baptist Conventio[...]

June 12th, 2017 - 9:58 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Politics

There is Hope For the Middle

E.J. Dionne, looking at British and French and German elections, cautions that politics is moving to the center, and somewhat to the left, not going haywire. Part of this might be reaction to Trump. “Corbyn boosted the Labour Party vote to 40 percent, 9.5 points higher than it was two years ag[...]

June 9th, 2017 - 7:14 am § in Hypocrisy, The Ave Scene

THE AVE CHALLENGE: Why is this historic architecture for sale?

Where is this happening? The site began as a covert government funded research site.  Later it was purchased by by a wealthy conservative family as a tax free but private park and research center.  Now, the historic example of modernist architecture in a crowded city is up for sale with demotion[...]