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Posts Tagged ‘Washington State’

March 19th, 2018 - 10:23 am § in The Ave Scene

Jew Down The Price

The origin of this saying, this feeling that Jews cannot be trusted and will do the dirty work of “money-changing”, goes back hundreds of years (a couple thousand actually). This is not innocent. Who is familiar with the Shakespearian play, Merchant of Venice? ‘Jew down the price’: G[...]

November 12th, 2017 - 1:14 am § in America

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: The Sacred Phoenix in Washington?

‘Sacred’ Phoenix Goddess temple busted for being a brothel   Washington, Sept 10 2011 : The Phoenix Goddess Temple in Arizona, an alleged brothel, that defines itself as “a sacred place to know the secret inner wisdom of the Cosmic Mother,” was raided by police on Wednesday, culminatin[...]

June 27th, 2017 - 8:07 am § in The Ave Scene

GOOD NEWS FROM OLYMPIA

Reuven Carlyle We appear to be moving toward a state budget and the largest reform of education finance in our state’s 128 year history. #waleg Regardless of how it unfolds, I’m grateful for the enormous dedication of budget writers working 7×24 for a responsible agreement. And yet [...]

June 23rd, 2017 - 8:55 pm § in Misc.

Chart: Washington’s giver and taker counties

Unless you live in Columbia, King, Kittitas, San Juan, or Skagit County, you’re getting more from the state than you’re paying in state taxes. If you live in Seattle, over a third of your state taxes go elsewhere. Here’s the breakdown (click on image to enlarge):[...]

June 5th, 2017 - 9:32 am § in Bill of Rights, Hypocrisy, Jefferson, UW

Racism at Evergreen, WASTATE’s Ohso Progressive Campus

50 EVERGREEN FACULTY CALL FOR DISCIPLINARY ACTION AGAINST BIOLOGY PROFESSOR These faculty call on the College to: Demonstrate accountability by pursuing a disciplinary investigation against Bret Weinstein according to guidelines in the Social Contract and Faculty Handbook. Weinst[...]

May 13th, 2017 - 7:48 am § in The Ave Scene

Is Donald Trump About to Sell Off the San Juan Islands?

Lovers of Our San Juan Islands Beware. We are so lucky to have the San Juans as a place where the poorest citizen can come and camp and I can bring my 34ft Aquila to anchor in skull cove. Now the Donald Trump administration is threatening to make the  27 national monuments , including the San [&he[...]

May 8th, 2017 - 12:17 am § in The Ave Scene, UW

Of the UW, Hype, Racism and Fundraising

Describing another much welcome gift from Paul Allen, the University of Washington School of Engineering ‘s latest “Trend” newsletter describes it benefactor : “[Paul] Allen has a longstanding connection to and affinity for UW CSE [Computer Science and Engineering]. As a stud[...]

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[...]

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[...]