October 17th, 2019 - 4:41 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Rick Perry reportedly will resign

Administration sources have confirmed that Energy Secretary Rick Perry, who is implicated in the Ukraine scandal, has informed President Trump that he plans to resign. Perry’s comments to the Wall Street Journal earlier this week suggest a departure date after Thanksgiving and before the end [...]

October 17th, 2019 - 10:57 am § in Misc.

Hard to imagine, he is gone.


October 16th, 2019 - 5:25 pm § in Donald Trump

This is a gag, right?

Oh. It’s not. It’s real.[...]

October 16th, 2019 - 1:23 am § in Economics, The Ave Scene


Last Saturday attended a talk about the costs of sealing with Seattle’s homeless.  I learned that the rest of King County pays almost nothing to deal with this while bragging that they, the folks in those communities, have no homeless problem.  Then I read about the problems facing Medina. [...]

October 15th, 2019 - 2:44 pm § in Misc.


Really?  An AMERICAN coin celebrating the brutality and horror of Father Serra?? What Next? 20 dollar bill celebrating Andrew Jackson? Jefferson Davis Highway dedicated in Washington state? A military school dedicated to the murderers of Jemmi Cato? A monument to celebrate General Sherman’s e[...]

October 15th, 2019 - 8:14 am § in Hypocrisy, Politics

THE Ave Challenge: Who said that?

“The Third World is being required to pay a debt of $2.5 trillion, which is utterly unpayable under the present conditions. And yet $1 trillion is being spent every year on increasingly more sophisticated and lethal weapons. Why and for what?”[...]

October 14th, 2019 - 9:29 am § in Donald Trump


As shown last week at Mar a Lago The Trump campaign, after this was shown and widely distributed.[...]

October 14th, 2019 - 1:52 am § in America, Donald Trump

A Northwest View of Trump Derangement Syndrome

Trump Derangment Syndrome is not new. Peoples in all cultures have fables of wild men, mad monsters who inhabit the edges of where we live.  Some of these are mythical, others derive from history as in today’s Germany with its nightmare dreams about Hitler or medieval Europe where there was [...]

October 13th, 2019 - 10:26 am § in Donald Trump

TRUMPISM: Its roots

“[T]he Islamic world was a waiting petri dish in which we could nurture a virulent strain of America-hatred, grown from the bacterium of Marxist-Leninist thought. Islamic anti-Semitism ran deep… We had only to keep repeating our themes — that the United States and Israel were ̵[...]

October 13th, 2019 - 1:48 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATION: When a good Pope is wrong

I admire this Pople but this time he is wrong. Last Spring, Pope Francis unequivocally upheld Catholic Church teaching telling a pro-life conference at the Vatican that abortion “is never okay” even in cases of rape, incest, and the life of the mother. “Is it licit to throw away a life[...]