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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.

  • Seattle Street Life

    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.  

  • UW

    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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    trump-and-trumpiesClick to read about the 2016 election.

  • 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 ‘humor’

May 24th, 2016 - 4:43 pm § in Misc.



April 7th, 2016 - 6:01 pm § in Misc.

Medical Breakthrough


April 1st, 2016 - 12:08 pm § in Misc.

April 1: Nessie

The most famous picture of the Loch Ness Monster, a grainy black-and-white photograph showing a long head and neck emerging from the lake, was eventually revealed to be a hoax. As the New York Times reported, the “monster” in the photograph was a bogus 12-inch-high model made from plasti[...]

April 1st, 2016 - 10:26 am § in Misc.

Latest Fashion in Shoes


March 5th, 2016 - 10:18 am § in Misc.

THE AVE Challenge .. What is this man trying to say?


December 26th, 2015 - 9:15 am § in Misc.


Danni Nika Askini at Oakland International Airport Apparently Oakland’s millimeter scanner didn’t like my crotch. After 4 failed scans and a lot of annoyed tsa agents and passengers… “ma’am… do you have anything in you pockets or underwear you want to let us know [...]

December 25th, 2015 - 3:27 am § in Misc., Religion

Merry Christmas .. a rational view

Hope you’re well and “as cheerful as can be expected in those circumstances”.   .. reported by Samuel Pepys, on the execution Major General Thomas Harrison, October, 1660.[...]

December 25th, 2015 - 1:35 am § in America, Religion

Merry Xmas from the KKK


December 3rd, 2015 - 3:39 am § in Schools & Colleges

Sex Ed Toys: Made in Switzwerland

New materials for the sex ed program are being distributed to 30 primary schools and kindergartens in Basel, containing dolls, puzzles, books and other educational material for 4 to 10-year-olds, and a box with the more explicit materials for older kids, according to the newspaper Blick. The guide i[...]

November 11th, 2015 - 1:44 am § in America

Guns for Fall: the newest kind of ammo