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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 ‘Culture’

March 16th, 2017 - 9:42 am § in America, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Jefferson, Repugnants

Trump Budget Proposes Killing All Funding for PBS, NPR, The National Endowment for the Arts and 1/5 of the NIH

Add 54 billion to the military, cut taxes, what is left?  The Arts, Humanities and Science President Trump made good on a long-time conservative goal in his first proposed budget Thursday morning, trading  a 54 billion dollar increase in defense spending for draconian cuts to the Corporation for[...]

February 27th, 2017 - 11:58 am § in America, Politics, The Ave Scene

Our Thought Process

Recently I saw the video below online. According to the caption these two niggas are supposedly arguing over a cell phone. I have seen the video on both social platforms that I use, Facebook and Instagram, multiple times. My first thought of the video was, “Nigga, you don’t pull out a gun if you[...]

January 26th, 2017 - 1:11 am § in Misc.

David Brewster: Arts Coverage Dies

David Brewster Ominous, but unconfirmed, rumors about cuts in arts coverage at NYTimes and WSJournal. Not long ago, Times folks said that non-New York readers particularly liked paper for foreign coverage and arts stories. But still, both papers need to make staff cuts. Another factor: a lot of arts[...]

December 7th, 2016 - 12:03 pm § in Jews, Misc.

Of Korea and The Jews

Brooklyn, NY – A Harvard University senior named as a Rhodes Scholar last week said it was her upbringing on the outskirts of Borough Park that influenced her decision to pursue a career as a professor of Jewish history. The daughter of Korean immigrants, 21 year old Nancy Ko grew up fascinate[...]

September 22nd, 2015 - 12:08 pm § in America

Our New Media Age

Did anyone see any interesting movies this summer?  We WANTED to go to the movies but it all seems utterly boring.[...]

July 27th, 2015 - 10:57 am § in America, Politics, The Ave Scene

Black people, do Black Lives Matter?

Where is the Black Proganda movement? How do we expect America to think Black Lives Matter when we are doing very little to establish that fact nowadays? Our movies, filmmakers actors/actresses have to reflect that fact, and right now they do not. The black community had Mario Van Peebles, Spike Le[...]

March 2nd, 2015 - 1:28 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Religion

Be Afraid, Very Afraid, The Clowns Are Back!

  The BBC reports that social networks have been awash with chatter about “evil clowns” after a number of recent incidents in France. The subject is among the top trending topics on the social platform Reddit. On Saturday, police in Agde arrested 14 teenagers who were dressed as clowns [...]

May 28th, 2014 - 8:36 am § in America

Maya Angelou RIP

Wake Forest University issued a statement Wednesday on her death: Dr. Angelou was a national treasure whose life and teachings inspired millions around the world, including countless students, faculty, and staff at Wake Forest, where she served as Reynolds Professor of American Studies since 1982. O[...]

November 25th, 2012 - 10:26 am § in Misc., Science

The (Mad) Scientist

  By Hannah Waters, The Scientist Mad science has always fascinated the public, but that isn’t why Jim Fields, video producer and journalist for Time Magazine, decided to make the documentary, A: Head, B: Body, about White. “I’m intrigued more by him than anything he particula[...]

June 13th, 2012 - 9:22 am § in The Ave Scene

Let the candy makers sell pot!

Over at Sound Politics, the right wing is celebrating a report by the British Lung Foundation.  The report, SP says, gives new evidence against marijuana. Not so fast.!  Both sides of the MJ debate are inane, as TA has discussed in previous posts directed at marijuana fanatics of the left. If anyo[...]