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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 ‘politicians’

January 7th, 2016 - 9:59 am § in Misc.

A Great Collection of Poltical Cartoons


March 6th, 2015 - 11:57 pm § in America

The News Tribune on Creating a Cougar School of Medicine

The media war over where to spend state dollars on medical education continues in the pages of Tacoma’s News Tribune. Mikal Thomsen, a WSU graduate, writing at the explicit request of WSU, talks about his surviving a stroke and goes on to make the absurd claim that he might not have survived [...]

March 19th, 2014 - 3:02 am § in The Ave Scene

Can Hillary’s 08 Campaign Manager Screw Up Microsoft?

 A source close to Microsoft reports that  “Mark Penn is NOT departing Microsoft.” Who is Mark Penn? He was the ultimate political operative during the Clinton years before he managed to bungle Hillary’s campaign for President.  David Korn reports at Mother Jones that Hillary’s su[...]

January 22nd, 2014 - 1:30 pm § in Hypocrisy, Politics, Religion, Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene, UW

Seattle African American-African Diaspora Gathering w/ Ed Murray

More than ever it is vital for the Black community locally as well as nationally to establish a collective set of goals to focus our energy and resources on.  Historically,  religion, nation of origin, sexual preference, gender, age, class, political views have all been reasons for division. What [...]

January 20th, 2014 - 10:49 am § in America

Christie Meets The Boss

Hilarious! Chris Christie,was a target of “Late Night,” Jimmy Fallon and  Bruce Springsteen …. Jimmy: In the day we sweat it out on the streets stuck in traffic on the GWB They shut down the tollbooths of glory because we didn’t endorse Christie Sprung from cages on Highway[...]

January 15th, 2014 - 10:27 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Did Chris Christie Order The Death of Tony Soprano?

(TANews, Newark NJ)  TAN’s investigative journalism team has been looking into possible connections between the bridgegate scandal and New Jersey Mafia activities.  The investigations showed that no garbage trucks were on the bridge during the imposed traffic jam.  The investigation inquir[...]

December 4th, 2013 - 11:50 am § in Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

Ignorance of what the politicians do is no excuse!

How many of us pay attention to the politician’s moves BEFORE they impact us. Politico has a very important piece on the two new people appointed by the Dept of Education to oversee higher education.  Neither Ted Mitchell, nominee for  undersecretary of education,  nor the administration’[...]

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

Nehru’s Birthday

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

March 2nd, 2013 - 1:00 am § in America, Hypocrisy

The AVE Challenge: Who said that?

The greatest obstacle that we face in fulfilling the agreements of the Congress is the psychological barrier created by inertia, resistance to change, simulation or double standards, indifference and insensitivity, a barrier which we are obliged to surmount with constancy and firmness    [...]

November 25th, 2012 - 10:08 pm § in Jefferson, Misc.

Egyptian Democracy lslamic Dictatorship?

  Jefferson or Mao? Egypt’s President Mohamed Mursi smiles benignly, with new credibility after negotiating a truce in Gaza. In the shadow of that achievement, President Mursi has triggered controversy by issuing decrees that complete the efforts of his party to replace military rule w[...]