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April 28th, 2017 - 12:48 pm § in Misc.

Korean Facial Creativity

Korean reality show aims to undo excessive plastic surgery  BY Geoffrey Cain SEOUL — The citizens of this hyper-competitive East Asian nation are the most cosmetically enhanced people in the world, going under the knife more per capita than Americans, Italians, Greeks and Brazilians. One reali[...]

April 18th, 2017 - 4:40 am § in Jews, Religion, Religion

As Passover Nears its end, The Hyksos in Israel

The story of the Exodus is currently unpopular amongst scholars because, supposedly, of the lack of evidence of the event in Egyptian writings.  In my opinion the scholars are sharing the antisemitism of writings of Manetho, alter time Egyptian priest who demeaned the Semitic rulers of Egypt, the H[...]

March 21st, 2017 - 1:21 am § in America, Donald Trump

China Joins Trump’s Crusade Against The Caliphate

Xinjiang  is home to China’s minority Uighur Muslim community,  the  Communist Party secretary Li Jianguo pointed to U.S. President Donald Trump’s recent travel ban as an example of a way to prevent “religious extremism from seeping into all of American culture.” “What the Islam[...]

January 25th, 2017 - 8:39 pm § in Politics

What is patriotism?

Patriotism is loyalty to a country, not a leader, party, or ideology. Which raises the questions, what is a country, and why have one? Rebecca Gordon, who teaches philosophy at the University of San Francisco, writing in Mother Jones, explores these questions here. Her article is worth reading. &nbs[...]

November 8th, 2016 - 5:44 am § in Misc., Repugnants

THE-Ave Challenge: What is missing?

I think this sets a record for the most number of #CapitolHill interns in a single selfie. #SpeakerSelfie.[...]

November 8th, 2016 - 4:48 am § in Misc.

WATCH: Hillary and Donald Respond to Father of fallen U.S. Muslim soldier

He just keeps getting Trumpier……. Trump to Father of Fallen Soldier: ‘I’ve Made a Lot of Sacrifices’ In his first response to a searing charge that he’d “sacrificed nothing” for the U.S., Trump said he’d created “thousands and thousands of jobs.”[...]

November 7th, 2016 - 4:21 pm § in Misc.

WHITE LIVES MATTER

Racism: The Despair of Poor White Americans The liberal obsession with “people of color” is deeply wrong. Clay-eaters. Hillbillies, Dust Bowl families, coal miners, loggers … these folks live in poverty as ingrained as anything in inner city Chicago or the Mississippi outback. Thes[...]

October 27th, 2016 - 2:50 pm § in America, Hypocrisy, Politics, The Ave Scene

How many Black athletes would kneel for the game?

Im sorry, but not standing for the Star Bangled Banner is something kids do at high school assemblies to protest injustice they learn about in their social studies classes.  While I do applaud and admire Colin Kapernick, San Francisco 49ers Quarterback, who has taking a stance against “the op[...]

October 13th, 2016 - 9:21 am § in America, The Ave Scene

Adversity is Nothing #3

Seri Matiari is a tournament held in Malaysia, that up until this year, featured teams that play in NBL Asia. The majority of those teams in last year’s tournament were local Malaysian teams, and one team from the Philippines. This year in an attempt to increase the legitimacy of the NBL Asia leag[...]

October 7th, 2016 - 9:30 am § in Misc., UW

BREWSTER: Road to Prestinge: SHRINK the College

David Brewster  Good article on the tradeoffs universities make when they aspire to become “prestige” institutions. The formula, at Clemson at least: shrink enrollment by being more selective, raise class sizes, raise tuition, game the US News rankings, tell adjuncts to get PhDs. Public[...]