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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.

  • 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.

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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 ‘Misc.’ Category

April 18th, 2017 - 12:37 am § in Misc., Science

How Wikipedia Really Works

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April 17th, 2017 - 8:51 am § in Misc.

Nordic Islamophobia

While Norway’s liberals reach out to Muslim immigrants, the Liberal party is split over a proposal to ban on ritual circumcision as child abuse . Socialist Left Party secretary Kari Elisabeth Kaski would propose 15 years as the minimum age for non-medical circumcision of boys, pending their [...]

April 17th, 2017 - 6:50 am § in Misc.


“I did what was an almost an impossible thing to do for a Republican-easily won the Electoral College! Now Tax Returns are brought up again?”  “Someone should look into who paid for the small organized rallies yesterday. The election is over,”[...]

April 17th, 2017 - 12:23 am § in Misc.

The Trump Troika

Like post Stalin Russia, ruled by a troika of apparatchniks, Trump’s government seem to be moving to rule by a committee of bankers, corporate execs and especially generals.  Again, like the troika, the Trump clique will need a first among equals.  The Washington post suggests that Gary Cohn[...]

April 16th, 2017 - 3:19 pm § in Misc.

United Does It Again

A Utah couple flying to Costa Rica to get married were thrown off a United plane on Easter Sunday for moving to other seats after finding a sleeping man in their ticketed seats.  The incident occurred when they changed planes in Houston. They claim they sat in empty seats three rows away because th[...]

April 16th, 2017 - 1:58 am § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: Whoisit?


April 15th, 2017 - 7:01 pm § in Misc.

TAX DAY: Is the NFL Commish Worth $44 million????????

Note that the NFL is tax free but is able to pay a salary like this? Click image to readmore.[...]

April 15th, 2017 - 11:00 am § in Misc.



April 15th, 2017 - 7:36 am § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: How much federal tax did you pay for defence?

$523 $1213 $2101 $4321 $8,841[...]