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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 ‘Washington State’

March 29th, 2017 - 1:01 am § in Misc.

Why is North Seattle Attractive to Encampments?

Encampment Complaints: A suspicious pattern March 23, 2017 The document in the link below was produced by Seattle’s Customer Service Bureau (CSB) in response to a public disclosure request from Safe Seattle. The document shows how many citizen complaints the City got in a six-week time period. The[...]

March 11th, 2017 - 9:16 am § in Bill of Rights, Buchenwald, The Ave Scene

Seattle Antisemitism

Tracy Rector  FACEBOOK This was left on my son’s school today which is part of Temple De Hirsch Sinai. It breaks my heart that the students, especially the middle schoolers, had to face this hatred in what’s supposed to be a safe space. FYI, in the last 50 days since the Dictator and hi[...]

March 3rd, 2017 - 1:04 am § in The Ave Scene

Homeless in Seattle

David Preston . When we see homelessness, we tend to think of it as a static thing. We assume that the way we perceive a homeless person now is how they’ve always been. And always will be. In contrast to that, this short film elegantly expresses that homelessness is as variable as the people i[...]

March 1st, 2017 - 7:30 am § in The Ave Scene

Lynching in WASTATE?

Family looking for answers after son found hanging from tree in Lake Stevens SEATTLE — The family of an 18-year-old Lake Stevens man is pleading with the… Share Q13FOX.COM|BY Q13 FOX[...]

February 18th, 2017 - 11:11 am § in America, Politics, The Ave Scene

Patty Murry, Democrat Superstar!

WASHINGTON ― A few weeks after the 2013 government shutdown, Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) compared the Republicans in the House to the preschoolers she once taught. To deal with a bunch of fractious, obstreperous 4-year-olds, she said, you need a plan. When Murray made her comparison, she was about[...]

February 13th, 2017 - 2:28 am § in The Ave Scene

The State Bank

Here’s a video of the committee hearing Thursday on SB 5464-Creating the Washington Investment Trust (State Bank). Please contact members of the FII committee and ask them to pass the bill out of committee: Sen. Bob Hasegawa – Washington State Senate Democrats – VIDEO: Public hearing for b[...]

February 8th, 2017 - 10:42 pm § in The Ave Scene

BREAKING NEWS: Pot Shops Fear Sessions

AG Jeff Sessions could send Washington’s marijuana industry up in smoke Jeff Sessions, now  approved as the attorney general.  has strongly opposed the legalization of marijuana. Many involved in the pot trade in Washington worry that he will enforce federal law outlawing the drug.[...]

February 7th, 2017 - 12:26 pm § in America, Hypocrisy, Schools & Colleges

A Bad Choice

Betsy DeVos Confirmed as Education Secretary; Pence Breaks Tie This is tragic.  From all appearances, De Vos is at best a well meaning heiress with good intent, too much money but little knowledge.  Even though I am an advocate of  PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS, Ms. De Vos’ efforts to block review[...]

January 25th, 2017 - 11:47 am § in Uncategorized

Will WASTATE go for charters under Trumped Education?

The Donald’s choice of Betsy DeVos as the next secretary of education is momentous for the fight here WA over charters. Stripped of lots of rhetoric the fight here has two parts: 1. Who should control the tax money spent, under our Constitution, to provide public education?  On one side, most[...]