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July 10th, 2017 - 5:05 am § in Hypocrisy

Bill Gates: Not in MY Backyard

Gates urges Europe to impede migrants from Africa. Microsoft founder Bill Gates has called on Europe to stop demonstrating generosity towards asylum seekers to avoid an overwhelming migrant influx. He also advises European states to make Africans’ way to the continent much more difficult. “On th[...]

February 21st, 2017 - 9:41 am § in The Ave Scene

GATES RULES

David Brewster Keeping up with the Gateses. A new survey finds there are now 2,473 billionaires in the world, led by Bill Gates ($89.3 billion) and Warren Buffett ($73.5 billion), with Jeff Bezos coming in at a not-shabby fourth place. Nine of the top 10 are in America; quite a few drop out of the [[...]

April 7th, 2016 - 8:57 am § in Misc.

The Meeting Gates and Obama

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December 11th, 2015 - 9:12 am § in Misc.

The Charter School Debate from FB

Jack Smith  CHARTER SCHOOLS – “A GRAVY TRAIN” – No wonder Bill Gates and his Foundation supported the Initiative to get them. They need more Easy Money, they view Public Schools as bad for their interests or both. Any comments to share with this list? I am sure not everyone[...]

June 20th, 2015 - 1:41 am § in Misc.

Gates Foundation: Birth Control

Gates Foundation to help bring $1 birth-control shot to poor nations I suspect that most of these nations are deeply religious… Roman Catholic or fundamentalist Muslim. That may be a good thing. Both of these religions claim to reach out to the poorest. Both Islam and Christianity also do a great [...]

January 9th, 2015 - 1:42 am § in The Ave Scene

The Seattle 15?

Seattle Met Chooses Seattle Up and Coming Leaders Seattle Met is one of those glossy urban magazines one finds in hotel rooms and on the coffee tables of affluent friends.  The Met is also an interesting magazine because it has reached out to one the few remaining  political reporters in Seattle,[...]

January 4th, 2015 - 11:35 pm § in The Ave Scene

Bill Gates Thinks He Is Too Exceptional to Pay Taxes

William Gates III on the left. Alfred E. Newman on the right. French economist Thomas Piketty says the world’s richest man loves everything about his 2014 book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, except for the part about how the rich should pay more in taxes. According to the Huff Post: Bill to[...]

January 27th, 2014 - 4:30 am § in Politics, Schools & Colleges

UPDATE: A Response to OpEds on GWU

Public-University Group Offers Alternative to Obama’s College-Rating Plan                                          This article in The Chronicle raises the very important issue of standards.  Sadly, while this debate is being focused n universities tha[...]

November 20th, 2013 - 1:21 am § in Politics

BREAKING NEWS: Gary Locke Resigns

Washington State’s Former Governor, The US ambassador to China, resigns The U.S. ambassador to China, Gary Locke, whose term began in August 2011, said on Wednesday he will step down from his role early next year for personal reasons. He was the first Chinese-American to take the role. Mr. Lo[...]