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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’

April 17th, 2017 - 8:33 am § in America, Bill of Rights, Donald Trump, Science, UW

JOIN US …. March For Science …. APRIL 22 …. Cal Anderson Park

Do you know that there are about 20,000 people in Seattle’s scientific community? Do you know that science fellows often make less than school teachers even after earning a PhD? Do you know that it takes as much as ten years after college, at low wages, to train to become a junior faculty memb[...]

April 16th, 2017 - 12:28 am § in The Ave Scene

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Call Me Reverend

from David Preston at the Blog Quixotic A Leader of Seattle’s Homeless Industry The Bill Kirlin-Hackett Story Mr. Mild The first impression one gets of the Reverend Bill Kirlin-Hackett is of someone we’d expect to find singing kum-ba-ya around the campfire or handing out coffee and hugs at[...]

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 13th, 2017 - 9:22 am § in The Ave Scene

Seattle’s Next Mayor?

Charlie James  I was an avid supporter of Mayor McGinn who learned to appreciate the hard work and integrity of Ed Murray. But Seattle Time Editorial this morning literally buried all hopes for re-election.   That was the Downtown Business Association talking through their pages.  So it is ti[...]

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 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 4th, 2017 - 1:59 am § in The Ave Scene

Fixing the Port

Jordan Royer ·  My take on what the Port of Seattle needs right now. Vital Port of Seattle deserves strong leadership now With the sudden resignation of its CEO, the Port of Seattle needs strong leadership sooner rather than later. SEATTLETIMES.COM[...]

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[...]

March 29th, 2017 - 8:01 am § in The Ave Scene

Greater Seattle Houses Dearest in Nation

Greater Seattle  home costs soared at 11.3 percent, the fastest pace in three years, the fastest in the US.  The region has taken the top spot in the national rankings in every month since September, and price growth has only been speeding up as of late . Portland was behind, again, with home pr[...]