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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: The Pain Continues

    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 ‘First Amendment’

May 7th, 2017 - 12:48 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Jefferson, Religion

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Atheists Sue President Trump Over His ‘Religious Liberty’ Executive Order

SEE YOU IN COURT! The government would favor religious nonprofits over nonreligious ones, a lawsuit by the Freedom From Religion Foundation claims — just look at Trump’s campaign rhetoric. The Freedom From Religion Foundation filed suit Thursday in federal court against Trump and the Internal Re[...]

December 27th, 2015 - 12:39 pm § in Misc.

Freedom of the Press

Las Vegas newspaper vows to defy conservative billionaire owner Sheldon Adelson “You can be assured that if the Adelsons attempt to skew coverage, by ordering some stories covered and others killed or watered down, the Review-Journal’s editors and reporters will fight it,” a Sunday[...]

November 10th, 2015 - 4:54 pm § in Schools & Colleges

Missouri’s boorish students

The photographer in this video is working for ESPN, covering protests at the University of Missouri in Columbia. He’s on public property, where he has a right to be, exercising First Amendment rights. He can photograph the protesters for the same reason citizens have a right to videotape polic[...]

April 8th, 2015 - 10:31 pm § in America

WARNING: Police Are Violating Your Rights to Take Pictures

ALL PHOTOGRAPERS SHOULD KNOW THEIR  RIGHTS! The only reason we know about the police murder of Walter Scott is the courage of a bystander who videoed the events on a cell phone.  That man had the courage and wisdom to give the video not only to the police but to the press.  Those rights are prot[...]

January 20th, 2014 - 4:33 am § in Jefferson, Misc.

Bloggers Have Freedom of The Press

Bloggers have First Amendment protections    Why can’t lawyers respect the intent of the law? For example, bloggers get intimidating letters and email from lawyers threatening law suits over what seems to be normal exercise of free speech … an exercise amplified by the internet but s[...]