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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 ‘SMS’

March 2nd, 2016 - 10:54 am § in Misc.

WTF: why is MSNBC wasting its screen space on a hairdo?

MSNBC has been an experiment.   Rachel Maddow, Chris Hayes, Larry O’Donnell, Chris Mathews are all impressive . .. though rather redundant. Their shows recycle new content. MSNBC needs more diversity .. not just in skin color but personality.  Sharpton was a different personality but he was [...]

February 5th, 2014 - 11:50 pm § in Misc.

Happy Birthday Ziva!


February 1st, 2014 - 1:34 pm § in Misc.

SMS Photography


December 3rd, 2013 - 9:31 am § in Hypocrisy, Religion

Pope Francis Has a Chance to Show That he Is More Than PR

In the 1700 years since Constantine transferred the powers of the chief priest of Rome, the Pontifex Maximus, no  Bishop or Rome has shown that he can use the Church’s wealth as, I presume, a good Jesus would have done .. for charity. This Pontifex Maximus has a chance now to show that he is [...]

September 26th, 2013 - 11:00 pm § in Jews, Misc.

Is Buffy a Mormon?

Recently I read that the Mormons have baptized Anne Franke, converting her in the afterlife.  What Would Buffy do if someone did this to one of her undead friends?  Are there Mormon vampires ro just Mormon Slayers?   Joanna Riess, a devout Mormon, is the author of “What Would Buffy Do: The V[...]

March 5th, 2013 - 5:46 am § in Misc.

Happy Birthday Hillel .. It Is Still Just a Duck!

Happy Birthday Hillel! There are so many stories … This one starts after a trip to Boston. We were in the gift shop at Logan Airport and you were .. at a guess … 3 yo. We were feeling bad that we had not gotten you a gift while in Boston so were desperately trying […][...]

September 10th, 2012 - 9:56 am § in America

I am voting against Rob McKenna Because I Support His Education Agenda

  I had expected to vote for Rob McKenna.  I had two reasons: 1. I was very impressed by McKenna’s stand on eduction.  He has adopted the Obama agenda … tough teacher evaluations, replacing union work rules for teachers with professional standards, charter schools, and a commitmen[...]

June 25th, 2012 - 12:33 pm § in Misc.

Mitt to Speak at NAACP Convention

Enough said by me is in my picture. Roland Martin has more to say in a polite manner … Or go here to read about African Americans for Romney. Or here to see what African Americans are doing in the Romney campaign!  [...]

April 25th, 2012 - 12:47 am § in The Ave Scene

The Promise of Windows Eight

Dan Lyons has a  very insightful view of how Windows 8 could be the killer app that changes the computer world, leaving  Apple and Google in the dust.   READMORE.[...]

April 23rd, 2012 - 9:13 am § in Politics

Tea party a la France

Far right hits historic heights Far-right National Front candidate Marine Le Pen obtained a surprising 18% of the vote in the first-round of France’s presidential election Sunday night. But who will those votes go to in the second round? By Sarah LEDUC (from France 24) Having secured nearly one in[...]