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    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 ‘Jefferson’ Category

May 24th, 2017 - 1:00 am § in Foreign Affairs, Jefferson

BANNED IN CHINA

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May 14th, 2017 - 9:24 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Jefferson, The Ave Scene

When Neofascists Confer

How many of us remember that WWII in the Pacific began not with Pearl Harbor but with a conflict between the US and China over access to the South China Sea? While Trump twists, tevoes, and tweets, it  looks like that the Philippines is making love with China and jointly carving up the South Chin[...]

May 11th, 2017 - 11:03 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Jefferson

Censoring the Free Press

IN WHAT COUNTRY DO POLICE ARREST JOURNALISTS FOR ASKING QUESTIONS? HHS secretary says police ‘did what they felt was appropriate’ in arresting a West Virginia journalist Dan Heyman “was causing a disturbance by yelling questions” at HHS Secretary Tom Price and Kellyanne Conway, according to [...]

May 11th, 2017 - 8:11 am § in Donald Trump, Jefferson

TRUMP REPLACES OVAL OFFICE PRESS WITH RUSSIAN STATE MEDIA

Trump Bars U.S. Press, but Not Russia’s, at Meeting With Russian Officials White House officials blocked reporters from covering the meeting with President… Share NYTIMES.COM[...]

May 9th, 2017 - 8:21 am § in Bill of Rights, Foreign Affairs, Jefferson

Neofascism: Turkey Blocks Access to Wikipedia

The government of Turkey has blocked access to Wikipedia after two Wikipedia entries described links between the Erdogan government Turkey and Islamist militant groups . The ministry accused Wikipedia of running a “smear campaign” against the Turkey. saying some articles purported tha[...]

May 7th, 2017 - 12:48 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Jefferson, Religion

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Atheists Sue President Trump Over His ‘Religious Liberty’ Executive Order

SEE YOU IN COURT! The government would favor religious nonprofits over nonreligious ones, a lawsuit by the Freedom From Religion Foundation claims — just look at Trump’s campaign rhetoric. The Freedom From Religion Foundation filed suit Thursday in federal court against Trump and the Internal Re[...]

May 1st, 2017 - 9:14 am § in Jefferson

Will California Go Single Payer?

California Health Care Bill As California legislature considers a single payer bill based on Medicare, millions are being spent lobbying against the effort to use the huge California economy as a test bed for the long-sought goal.  Progressive groups now hope that California lawmakers will pass a[...]

April 23rd, 2017 - 8:28 am § in Donald Trump, Environment, Hypocrisy, Jefferson, Politics, Religion, Science, The Ave Scene, UW

Was The March for Science a Bad Idea? I

On Saturday, UW faculty took very different paths in the March for Science.  Some of us stood aside, concerned that the March might politicize science, others celebrated science by joining with the the crowd marching in the Seattle rain. Cliff Mass was among those who stayed away.  Cliff  is [...]

April 23rd, 2017 - 12:35 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Jefferson

SCOTUS TO RULE ON GERRYMANDERING

The hand-to-hand political combat in House elections last two weeks in Georgia and Kansas had the feel of the first rounds of an epic battle next year for control of the House of Representatives and the direction of national politics as the Trump presidency unfolds. But for all the zeal on the groun[...]

April 21st, 2017 - 8:49 am § in Jefferson, Politics, The Ave Scene, UW

Suzanne DelBene to Speak for Science Tomorrow at the March for Science

SEATTLE – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) will speak about the importance of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) at the March for Science on Earth Day. As the chaos and Alt facts of the Trump era threatens us all, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene will speak out for science and for the [...]