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November 22nd, 2017 - 4:18 pm § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

Deepak Chopra speculates about Trump’s brain

Deepak Chopra tweeted that President Donald Trump should be tested for psychiatric and neurological disorders.  In a series of tweets late Monday – the day FBI director James Comey shot down the president’s unfounded but continuing claims about wiretapping at Trump Tower  – Chopra asked Tru[...]

November 20th, 2017 - 5:42 am § in America

THE Ave Challenge: What is missing from the photo?

ANNIVERSARY OF Mr. T’s INAUGURAL A. Mr. Trump forgot his American flag pin B. Chief Justice Roberts  C. Trump’s previous wives D. His wife is holding the bible instead of Mr. Trump E. Nobody is smiling  [...]

October 17th, 2017 - 12:59 am § in America

Sculptor Sacha Sosno Proposes Design For Trump Memorial On The Mall

France’s new President, French far-right leader Marine Le Pen announces a “New Liberty” statue as a gift to honor America’s President Trump The massive sculpture would house Mr. Trump’s writings and artifacts honoring his rise to power.  Born in Marseilles in 1937, Sac[...]

October 2nd, 2017 - 4:07 am § in Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

As Books Go the Way of The Buggy Whip

SHOULD PhD Theses be Embargoed? There is a lot of angst about open access among  young PhDs.  Traditionally newly minted scholars have made their way financially through getting their theses published.  This led to a few dollars from the publishers and to job offers from universities. That situat[...]

October 1st, 2017 - 1:03 am § in Misc.

Presidential Portrait

The White House and the Ambassador for France  have jointly announced the unveiling of the first official portrait of President Trump.  The painting, done in the fashion of Louis XIV of France by Hyacinthe Rigaud , shows Mr, Trump as the Sun King who made France Great Again.[...]

September 24th, 2017 - 12:43 am § in Donald Trump, Misc.

AFTER TRUMP: Trump TV Announces New Series On The Science of Sex

  Sex Cells Trump TV (TTV) announces its first season shows.  The headliner for 9 PM (EST) Monday night will be Sex Cells, a program where Melania Trump will interview everyone from biochemists to the owner of the Bunny Ranch. Ru Paul is her cohost for the first show.[...]

September 11th, 2017 - 1:25 am § in Misc.

9/11 ? Not so much

I never accepted the image of the towers as memorial to a great attack done by a massive enemy. The attack was overdue and hardly the work of an evil empire. The lack of security on airplanes was no secret. A small group of not all that brilliant islamic fanatics took advantage of an easy […][...]

June 22nd, 2017 - 9:36 am § in Misc.

Why the GOP proposal for healthcare is nonsense .. and why no one will do anything about it.

The real issue in REPEAL AND REPLACE is that the meme is pure nonsense.  All the fixes either party could build will fail until they address the real issue … the superinflation of healthcare costs in the US. For example, some GOP types want a national insurance exchange.  The most obvious re[...]

May 30th, 2017 - 12:51 am § in The Ave Scene

Jeff Bezos Is Not Just The World’s Richest Man, as Owner of the Washington Post He is not Just Breaking News, He is Reinventing Journalism 

Bezos May Have Saved The Free Press As the Internet devastated traditional media, we were left with the ugly world of Fox News with its alternative reality and the confusing hope of the now failed model of a news aggressors, led by the Huffington Post.   TV News was taken over by the entertainment[...]