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November 8th, 2020 - 4:08 am § in Hypocrisy, Religion, The Ave Scene

SUNDAY REVELATIONS:Of Nuns And Popes

Is Pope Frank for Real? In 2012, the Vatican accused U.S. nuns of taking up  such “radical feminist themes” as social welfare and political action.  The Romans saw  income inequality as a distraction from Roman Catholicism’s issues of contraception, abortion and same-sex marriage. There[...]

May 5th, 2020 - 1:31 am § in Misc.

Seattle Map

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October 3rd, 2018 - 1:38 am § in Schools & Colleges, UW

How Unions Destroyed Public Education

The WAPOST has an excellent OPED saying that we are training far too many elementary school teachers.  The article also argues that the real need is for teachers with expertise in specific content area, from English to Special Ed and STEM.   The article places the blame on teachers unions that re[...]

July 27th, 2018 - 11:16 am § in Misc.

July 27 .. 30th Anniversary

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May 16th, 2018 - 1:31 am § in The Ave Scene

AMAZON: The history

For sale! You can buy the very first sketches of the Amazonian warrior princess who battled on the side of good before Jeff Bezos brought her talents to an industrial edge. The sketches made in 1941, predating even Mr, Bezos’ birth, came from the estate of comic book illustrator H.G. Peter. Wo[...]

June 20th, 2017 - 1:22 am § in Misc.

Who Writes Laws in Seattle?

June 5, 2017 What would you think if you discovered automobile executives had written a bill on auto safety and handed it to your senator to sponsor? And what if you learned those same executives had penned pro-industry letters to the editor for your senator to send to the local newspaper under his[...]

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[...]