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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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    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 ‘Politics’ Category

July 26th, 2017 - 11:25 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Politics, Repugnants

WHY DID TRUMP BAN TRANSGENDER SOLDIERS?

President Trump’s ban on transgender membership in the the Armed Forces forces Democrats in Rust Belt states like Ohio, Michigan, and Wisconsin to take complete ownership of this issue. How will blue collar voters in these states respond when senators up for reelection in 2018 like Debbie Stab[...]

July 25th, 2017 - 9:24 pm § in Politics

Renewed GOP Push To Repeal Obamacare Crashes Spectacularly

Emboldened by winning a procedural vote Tuesday afternoon, the GOP Senate leadership pushed Obamacare repeal to a vote Tuesday night, and the maneuver crashed spectacularly. Needing 60 votes to pass, it got only 43, with all Democrats and 9 Republicans voting “nay.” Read story here and h[...]

July 24th, 2017 - 1:36 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

GOP Rep makes death threats against Senate holdouts

A GOP congressman from Texas has issued what amount to death threats against two female GOP senators who oppose Trumpcare. “Rep. Blake Farenthold of Texas said in a radio interview Friday he might ‘settle this Aaron Burr-style’ — an apparent reference to the 1804 duel when Bu[...]

July 11th, 2017 - 4:44 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

Senate “health care” bill favors the rich, screws the poor

Analysis by two Washington think tanks reveals the Senate “health care” bill (put in quotes because it’s really a disguised tax cut from the rich) is indeed skewed to the rich; it would benefit only households with income exceeding $75,000 a year, with most of the benefit going to [...]

July 6th, 2017 - 12:47 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Politics, Religion, Repugnants

Trump Overrides Pope

Donald Trump is overriding the Pope A catholic infant in Britain has an incurable disease that prevents all movement and will kill the baby who is unable to breath. Charlie, who will be 11 months old on July 4, has a rare genetic condition and resulting brain damage that has robbed him of his abil[...]

July 2nd, 2017 - 10:57 pm § in America, Politics, Schools & Colleges, Science, UW

Black Teachers

Black kids do need Black teachers. More importantly, Black kids need teachers that care. One might think that all Black teachers have Black kids best interest in mind, but that is not always the case. I have read about the shortage of Black teachers, which is a very fundamental problem. Statistics s[...]

June 28th, 2017 - 10:09 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy, Jefferson, Politics

Is Freedom of the Press the Real Reason for the Trump-Led Alliance of Arab States Expulsion of Qatar?

UAE crown prince ‘asked US to bomb Al Jazeera,’ leaked cable reveals Reporters Without Borders condemn the crackdown on Al Jazeera. “We are really worried about the implication and consequences of such requirements if it will ever be implemented,” said Alexandra El Khazen, head of M[...]

June 27th, 2017 - 8:01 am § in Jefferson, Jews, Politics

ISRAEL REJECTS WORLD JUDAISM

WHAT NEXT?  MAYBE THEY WILL PASS NUREMBERG LAWS? Israel Moves To Reject Conversions Except By Orthodox Rabbinate JERUSALEM — A Knesset committee has approved the advance of a bill that would require the state to recognize only conversions completed und… FORWARD.COM Somebody needs to tell the Yi[...]

June 20th, 2017 - 10:42 am § in Donald Trump, Politics, Schools & Colleges, Science, The Ave Scene, UW

Major Threat To UW and Hutch By Trump

The Trump administration wants to make massive cuts in research while claiming to spend MORE money on science.   The TRUMP Government, led by The Secretary of HHS and the Director of the OMB, have previously proposed draconian cuts to the NIH budget.  Now we know the vehicle for the cuts .. an att[...]

June 20th, 2017 - 9:01 am § in Foreign Affairs, world

Nollywood goes Hollywood

NOLLYWOOD IS FALLING APART In a country where you can stumble upon crates of currency valued at about $1 billion at the airport, unattended, yet there are only 14 cinemas and the big attraction is not Nollywood. It’s Hollywood in Nigeria’s Nollywood turf. Because in Nigeria, if you want [...]