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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.

  • ELECTION 2016

    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 ‘People’

December 30th, 2016 - 1:23 am § in Misc.

People we lost in 2016


November 14th, 2013 - 11:05 pm § in Uncategorized

Nehru’s Birthday

As fear is close companion to falsehood, so truth follows fearlessness. — Jawaharlar Nehru[...]

June 28th, 2012 - 11:50 pm § in Uncategorized

WASTATE: McKenna issues non-statement on health care ruling

OLYMPIA – Today the US Supreme Court upheld the 2010 Affordable Care Act. In a close decision, with multiple opinions, the Court ruled that the federal requirement to purchase health insurance—specifically a plan dictated by government regulators – does not violate the Constitution. The state[...]

June 27th, 2012 - 12:52 am § in The Ave Scene

Leading UW Regent Donates $$ to McKenna

Jeff Brotman, Democratic power donor, donates $5,000 to Rob McKenna, Seattle Times Jeff Brotman is well known as a UW regent, founder of Costco, and avid financial supporter of the UW. He has hosted Mr. Obama but now is also donating to Rob McKenna, the Republican candidate for governor. This is ver[...]

June 20th, 2012 - 8:52 am § in Jefferson, The Ave Scene

Will Crosscut survive?

read “How’s Crosscut doing?” A report from the publisher, David Brewster. Crosscut is a treasure.  None of the other Seattle media  can rival David Brewster’s leadership and, especially his commitment to quality.  Crosscut is  the place to go for ANY in depth discussion o[...]

June 16th, 2012 - 9:43 am § in Politics, The Ave Scene

GOOD NEWS, PUBLICOLA lives on, news is still (somehow) surviving.

As the traditional media die, a major side effect has been the precipitous loss of reporters .. you know the pad wielding, camera carrying guys and gals who gave us Watergate. the Pentagon papers and all those juicy sex scandals? When papers can’t sell ads, they also do nto pay even the tradit[...]

May 7th, 2012 - 8:23 am § in The Ave Scene

Apple, the iMALL, and the retail wars,

Target’s decision to stop selling Kindle makes sense.  The Kindle is much more than an e reader, it is a virtual store front.  Sitting in my arm chair or by a fire at the campsite, I can use the Kindle to shop at Amazon for anything Target sells.  Target selling Kindles makes no ,more sense[...]

April 13th, 2012 - 9:51 am § in The Ave Scene

Seattle and UW Winners of Guggenheim

   Congratulations to the 2012 Guggenheim Fellows from Seattle: Ellis Goldberg, Near Eastern Studies Huck Hodge, Music Composition Haruko Nishimura, Choreography Richard Olmstead, Plant Sciences[...]

March 17th, 2012 - 10:23 am § in Misc., The Ave Scene

Esquire Names Dick’s Drive-In “Most Life-Changing Burger in America”

Not McD, not in and out, not anyone of national swagger or nouveau beefiness .. just Seattle’s own Dick’s.[...]