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    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.

Posts Tagged ‘corporations’

April 24th, 2017 - 8:16 pm § in Misc.

Fly United: Pay for business class, then get bumped to economy class

A New York woman who paid United Airlines over $3,000 and 60,000 American Express points for a business-class seat on a Newark to London flight, then was forcibly removed from her seat to economy class, has sued the airline for $150,000. United even refused to refund her business-class upgrade fees,[...]

November 23rd, 2015 - 12:26 pm § in Misc.

Pfizer Takes its Money and Runs

Robert Reich Patents owned by foreign companies should be protected, but not for the extended periods drug companies have recently won. But foreign companies—and Pfizer will become one—should not be allowed to lobby in the US or contribute to US political campaigns.[...]

August 22nd, 2015 - 11:28 am § in Misc.



August 4th, 2015 - 6:51 pm § in Misc.

Applesauce; stockholders are poorer today.

Apple (AAPL)  Apple stock is down nearly 11% from the record high reached February 23rd of $133. Investors are fretting over evidence that competition is heating up for smartphones in China, while similar problems at Samsung suggest that smart phones have become a commodity product.  This puts pr[...]

April 18th, 2015 - 3:41 am § in Jefferson, Misc.

US Government Building A Positronic Brain?

Will The NAS Build Asimov’s Brain? All current computers you and I use are based on lots of switches that go on and off ..the Xs and Os. Quantum computers .. using lots of different values .. would be hugely more powerful.  Imagine a chip where every switch can work in three dimensions, each [...]

January 28th, 2015 - 12:35 am § in Misc., Religion

SUPERBOWL COUNTDOWN: God Sponsors Superbowl Ad

I am God and I Approve of this Ad! REPOST FROM 2014: It is time that you stop praying to Me for your team to win. American Atheists has launched an anti-prayer billboard directly across from the Super Bowl stadium. But the American Atheists aren’t the first ones to use the Super Bowl to promo[...]

December 9th, 2014 - 5:20 pm § in America, Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

Time for real progress

What some would consider progress over the last 60 years since the Montgomery Bus Boycotts is really just widespread tokenism. Progress for a few is not progress at all unless we are looking at it from an individualistic-assimilationist point of view.  This view focuses on the success of a few whil[...]

October 11th, 2014 - 3:26 pm § in America, Misc., The Ave Scene

Letter to the President of the University of Washington

Dear President Young, My name is Anthony Washington.  I am a former student-athlete at the University of Washington.  I played under Lorenzo Romar from 2002-2004, before leaving after my sophomore year with 96 credits. A few days ago a friend of mine sent me a link to a story on ESPN by Adam Ritte[...]

October 9th, 2014 - 5:48 pm § in America, Misc., Politics, The Ave Scene

Big Ten is a step ahead

  “The Big Ten conference announced Wednesday that all of its institutions will grant athletic scholarships for the entire term of an athlete’s enrollment, and allow some athletes who leave school to return and finish their degrees on scholarship.” Here is a link to Adam Rittenber[...]

October 6th, 2014 - 3:08 pm § in The Ave Scene


Hewlett-Packard Co. plans to break in two, separating its personal-computer and printer businesses from its corporate hardware and services operations, according to people familiar with the matter. The company plans to announce the move as early as Monday, the people said. It is expected to be effec[...]