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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

    trump-and-trumpiesClick to read about the 2016 election.

  • 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 21st, 2017 - 1:08 pm § in Misc.

Origins of the Frisbee


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July 21st, 2017 - 11:00 am § in Donald Trump

Russian lawyer’s clients include Putin’s spy agency

“The Russian lawyer who met Donald Trump Jr. after his father won the Republican nomination for the 2016 U.S. presidential election counted Russia’s FSB security service among her clients for years,” Reuters reports. Read story here. If you don’t understand what this means, i[...]

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July 21st, 2017 - 9:10 am § in Misc.

Sixth Anniversary of Last Landing

Last flight, last landing, July 21, 2011 .. clickme for more[...]

July 21st, 2017 - 8:30 am § in The Ave Scene


If Prop. 1 were a character in a novel, the genre would be picaresque, like “Don Quixote” — lurching from one misadventure to another toward its fate. .. Seattle Times Proposition 1 is on our ballot.  It would add a .1% sales tax and use that money to “support the arts.”  That so[...]

July 21st, 2017 - 8:27 am § in Misc.

Israel/Palestine: What Might Have Been

The Arabs’ Historic Mistakes in Their Interactions with Israel by Fred Maroun We Arabs managed our relationship with Israel atrociously, but the worst of all is the ongoing situation of the Palestinians. Our worst mistake was in not accepting the United Nations partition plan of 1947. Perhaps [...]

July 21st, 2017 - 1:52 am § in Misc.


Steve Bannon:Once dubbed ‘The Great Manipulator,’ Trump’s senior adviser steps back in bid to save his job.  Palestinians killed as Al-Aqsa protests rage One in eight people Trump voters want to change their votes! Is China afraid of Liu Xiaobo’s legacy? Poll: Clinton’s [...]

July 21st, 2017 - 1:30 am § in Misc.

Art: a truemobile