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    ST PAUL ICONEvery Sunday, THE Ave begins with a story about religion. Sometimes these are quotes from one of the bibles, other times they stories about how religious and anti religious people behave. Hopefully there is enough balance to please, offend, or stimulate folks who care about what is done in the name or names of deities. READMORE HERE.

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    street-scene-prestonOK ..this is where we live  … on the gentriest city in the US.  Davis Preston writes abut the cracks in the gleaming polish of Seattle liberalism.  

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    UW WeritasClicking this logo will bring you to a magazine coverage of the UW unlike anything on the UW campus.   This lede will take you to other  stories about the UW … the athletic department’s budget, the lack of free speech on campus, fights with Cougar U over their desire to make a rival medical school, racism in the Athletic Department, achievements of UW faculty that do not get heralded, relations with the city and state, and more.

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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 ‘Democrats’

February 22nd, 2017 - 6:54 am § in America

BREAKING NEWS: HOWARD DEAN ENDORSES WHITE, MIDDLE CLASS, DEMOCRAT FROM INDIANA

“If you want to change this party, you have to have leadership that looks like the people you are going to change,” Former Democratic National Committee chairman Howard Dean endorsed South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg Wednesday as the next DNC chairman. Dean, a former Vermont governor an[...]

November 25th, 2016 - 10:34 pm § in Politics

What’s wrong with the Democrats?

Trump didn’t win this election; the Democratic Party lost it. Ralph Nader thinks he knows why. He explains.[...]

November 8th, 2016 - 12:18 pm § in America

First Election of FDR

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October 3rd, 2016 - 1:44 pm § in Misc.

The other side of the mountains

For those who believe that the Eastside beyond the Cascades is all Trump and and GOP, to pay more attention to the Tri City Herald. The Herald  has endorsed  Cyrus Habib for Lt. Governor, Pat McCarthy for Auditor, Bob Ferguson for Attorney General, and Jennifer Goulet for State Rep in the 9th LD.[...]

September 29th, 2016 - 10:34 am § in Misc.

It is Not Oil that makes Democratic States Richer

Two political scientists, Paul Pierson and Jacob Hacker, argue that the path to prosperity lies through blue states, which invest in education, infrastructure and human services, rather than red states, which cut taxes and rely on extractive industry. The charts are interesting, particularly the one[...]

August 10th, 2016 - 11:36 am § in Jefferson, Misc.

David Brewster: The Coming Partisan Breakup

David Brewster Valuable survey of electoral blocs in this election by Michael Barone. A sample of the close-grained look: “Certain demographic groups resisted Trump’s appeal: Mormons, Dutch-Americans in northwest and central Iowa and western Michigan, German- and Scandinavian-Americans in Wi[...]

July 17th, 2016 - 11:07 pm § in The Ave Scene

Somebody should ask Pramila Jayapal: Why do you support Sawant?

TEN QUESTIONS FOR PRAMILA  Sawant’s opposition to the Democrartic Party, Raises  Questions Jayapla should answer. Kshama Sawant Showed Up at the DNC to Tell Bernie Sanders Supporters to Vote for Jill Stein. Sawant’s supporter, Pramila Jayapal is running for Congress. Pramila Jayapal [...]

June 30th, 2016 - 9:28 am § in Jefferson, Misc.

Open Elections For Political Parties Can Not Work in America

The problem here is the American idea of what a political party is. To  function as a party, the D or the R needs to be a party.  A party needs a structure, ti needs leaders.  Those leaders need ot be chosen by some mechanism.  Usually that means D or R politicians who get elected also get to[...]

April 26th, 2016 - 10:40 pm § in Jefferson, Misc.

Tax The Middle Class

David Brewster Ross Douthat puts his finger on the critical issue in Bernie’s programs: high tax increases on the middle class. The media rarely mention this, but it is political dynamite for the delicate Democratic coalition of donor-class, social liberals, ethnics, and the middle class. Dout[...]