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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 ‘Seattle Scene’

May 18th, 2017 - 9:38 am § in The Ave Scene

Why Seattle’s Voucher System Is NOT A Cure for Election Corruption

Seattle’s Democracy Voucher Program: A Candidate’s View   James Passey was running for a city council seat this year, but he recently withdrew, citing the Voucher Program as one of the reasons. Here is his view: “In 2015, Seattle voters passed an initiative to create a public-finance[...]

May 1st, 2017 - 11:06 am § in The Ave Scene

A Hero Dies

Former Washington Gov. Mike Lowry has died Lowry, a Democrat, was Washington governor from 1993-97 and served in Congress before that. He was 78. SEATTLETIMES.COM[...]

April 21st, 2017 - 11:45 am § in The Ave Scene

Anniverary of Seattle’s Rebirth

Century 21 World’s Fair opens in Seattle on April 21, 1962.[...]

April 17th, 2017 - 4:01 pm § in Politics

BREAKING NEWS: McGinn is Back

Former Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn to run against incumbent Ed Murray The fiercely independent mayor who clashed with the City Council over police reform and the Highway 99 tunnel project and pushed for bike lanes and light rail… SEATTLETIMES.COM[...]

April 14th, 2017 - 9:48 am § in The Ave Scene

David Speaks Out About The Mayor

Should we care about ex-mayor Murray’s feelings? Should we hedge our denunciations of his character because he’s “still innocent”? . –No. This guy’s not a victim; he’s a politician. And he knows the score. . Consider: Here’s a guy who, for the last four ye[...]

April 8th, 2017 - 2:44 am § in Hypocrisy, The Ave Scene

What the Child Abuse Charges Against Our Mayor Might Mean

On Ed Murray and those 1980s rape allegations NOTE: Yesterday Mayor Murray was accused of sexual abuse of two boys in the 1980s.  Geov Parrish offers a unique and difficult insight. Geov.org   Geov Parrish The Seattle Times dropped a bombshell on the local political scene tonight, publishing a le[...]

April 5th, 2017 - 12:57 pm § in The Ave Scene

Why We Have A Homeless Problem

The Margin Dwellers  From The Blog Quixotic A word of advice to aspiring reporters: Don’t ever volunteer for the poverty beat. It’ll tear the heart out of you. Meet Jennifer Allison (on the left). She’s the manager at the Georgian Motel on Aurora Ave N. in Seattle. She’s lived there for t[...]

April 5th, 2017 - 9:25 am § in The Ave Scene

BERTHA BREAKS THROUGH

Seattle, WA – Bertha, one of the world’s largest tunnel boring machines, emerged north of downtown Seattle on Tuesday shrouded in clouds of dust and chunks of falling concrete, completing the most difficult phase of a plan to build a highway under the heart of the city. The breakthrough of t[...]

April 4th, 2017 - 8:48 am § in The Ave Scene

DEMOLISHED! Living in Seattle’s Housing Market

Just a few blocks from our house, the people who bought this house last December demolished it.   Seattle’s median home price hit a  record: $700,000, double 5 years ago March was easily the priciest month for real estate in the Puget Sound region’s history, and we haven’t yet reached the pe[...]

April 2nd, 2017 - 9:15 am § in The Ave Scene

DRINKING LIBERALLY: Monday’s Guest

SHELEY SECREST Sheley Secrest is running for Position 8 on the City Council this year. We have a very special guest for Monday night.  Sheley is running city wide for City Council in a city that says it is committed to diversity, a city where the performance of African American students in the Publ[...]