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  • SUNDAY REVELATIONS

    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.

March 27th, 2017 - 11:00 am § in Misc.

Male and Female

The difference between men and women.. Posted by Michelle Dutro on Saturday, July 12, 2014[...]

March 27th, 2017 - 9:11 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Jefferson, Religion, Science

Team Obama Fights For Science

Former staffers from President Barack Obama’s science office have taken this to heart: They are fanning out, finding jobs in academia, at nonprofits and elsewhere, but they continue to work together, largely behind the scenes. This science diaspora, as one former staffer called it, is ready to bot[...]

March 27th, 2017 - 8:46 am § in Misc.

AMAZON ATTACKS RETAIL

Amazon’s Ambitions Unboxed: Stores for Furniture, Appliances and More The online retailing giant is trying to bring its own formula to traditional retailing. If it is successful, it could change how all stores operate. NYTIMES.COM[...]

March 27th, 2017 - 8:43 am § in Misc.

Putin Becomes Czar

Mass arrests as anti-Putin protests sweep Russia Russian police detained more than 1,000 people yesterday in 82 towns and cities as the biggest protests against President Putin’s rule in four years swept the country amid growing anger over government corruption. Among those arrested was Alexei Nav[...]

March 27th, 2017 - 8:09 am § in Misc.

Buy a Town for $1.5 Million

Town of Reduction, population 60, up for sale in Pennsylvania HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) – Got $1.5 million to spare? If so, tiny Reduction, a one-time company town built to house workers at a long-vanished garbage-processing plant in western Pennsylvania, could be yours for the asking.  Full [...]

March 27th, 2017 - 7:36 am § in Misc.

Turkish Fascism

German Intelligence Chief: Coup in Turkey Was Just a Welcome Pretext’ German intelligence doesn’t buy Turkish President Erdogan’s claims that last year’s coup attempt was backed by the Gülen movement. BND chief Bruno Kahl, 54, speaks with SPIEGEL about Turkey, possible Rus[...]

March 27th, 2017 - 2:18 am § in Misc.

Making a head .. the rules

1. The eyes are in the middle of the head. For real, the forehead and hair are the full top half. Fold a face in half and the eyes are right there on the crease. 2. If you fold that same face in quarters, the fold above the eyes is the hair line and the […][...]

March 27th, 2017 - 1:39 am § in Misc.

NORWEGIAN ANTISEMITISM

Norway – A proposal to support a ban on ritual circumcision and label it child abuse is splitting the leadership of a liberal party in Norway, which supports outreach to Muslim immigrants. Socialist Left Party secretary Kari Elisabeth Kaski will push for language supporting the ban in the par[...]

March 27th, 2017 - 1:01 am § in America, Donald Trump, Politics

President Trump and Melania Trump Welcome Their First Guests to Redecorated Oval Office

Since Dolly Madison, every first lady has had the unique opportunity to redecorate the oval office in her own style. (TA News, Washington DC) Today, America’s new First Couple proudly welcomed the ambassador of Saudi Arabia to the newly redecorated room.  Mrs. Trump chose to continue her own [...]

March 26th, 2017 - 2:05 pm § in Misc.

Ryan’s Oops

“We’re not going to give up on destroying the health care system for the American people.”[...]