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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.

  • ELECTION 2016

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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.

July 26th, 2017 - 1:55 am § in Hypocrisy


 THE SURPRISING STATE THAT IS QUIETLY REVOLUTIONIZING HEALTH CARE David Dayen of The Intercept  (Edited text) July 24 2017, 8:20 a.m.   Maryland, the  one state is where a combination of fewer institutional barriers and existing health care structures could make health-care-for-all an achie[...]

July 26th, 2017 - 12:43 am § in Misc.


TRUMP BANS TRANSGENDER MILITARY! Sweden to hold ‘biggest military exercise in decades’ with NATO amid fears over Russia Pentagon demands massive expansion of military-industrial complex because the American empire is ‘collapsing’ Donald Trump slams New York Times for ‘foiling’ US[...]

July 26th, 2017 - 12:32 am § in Donald Trump

GOP Healthcare FU


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 25th, 2017 - 1:21 am § in America, Donald Trump

Holland Welcomes The Donald


July 25th, 2017 - 12:33 am § in Misc.


Egypt: Foreign Minister tells EU’s Mogherini that Qatar must accept in full demands by Egypt, UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. 1. Poland’s President Decides To Veto  Judicial Reform Bills that Would Decrease Poland as a Democracy  2. After Trump Aided Poland’s War on Democracy 1. Trump s[...]

July 25th, 2017 - 12:01 am § in Misc.


Jul 25, 2017 07:29:03 AM – Will be traveling to the Great State of Ohio tonight. Big crowd expected. See you there! Jul 25, 2017 07:19:29 AM – This will be a very interesting day for HealthCare.The Dems are obstructionists but the Republicans can have a great victory for the people! Ju[...]

July 24th, 2017 - 11:22 pm § in Donald Trump

TRUMP Threatens to Fire His Health Secretary

“He better get them. Oh, he better, otherwise I’ll say, ‘Tom, you’re fired.’ I’ll get somebody.” President Donald Trump threatened to fire Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price if Congress does not repeal the Affordable Care Act. Speaking at the Boy Scout Jamboree on Monday, Tr[...]

July 24th, 2017 - 6:16 pm § in Donald Trump

Newsweek: Tillerson may quit

Newsweek reports Rex Tillerson, secretary of state, is “growing increasingly frustrated with the Trump administration” and thinking of quitting. Trump has blocked some of Tillerson’s hires and has made foreign policy decisions without consulting him. Meanwhile, Tillerson has gotten[...]

July 24th, 2017 - 2:10 pm § in Misc.

Snopes survival in jeopardy, the internet’s most popular fact-checking site, is fighting for its life because of a business deal gone bad. Read details here.[...]