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    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 ‘WASTATE’

May 22nd, 2017 - 8:21 am § in The Ave Scene

Washington loses fight, might pay up to $2B to save salmon

A panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals last year affirmed a lower court’s 2013 ruling ordering the state to fix or replace hundreds of culverts — large pipes that allow streams to pass beneath roads but block migrating salmon. Idaho and Montana joined Washington state in asking the[...]

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 12th, 2017 - 11:49 am § in The Ave Scene

Who is making a buck of off the Seattle real estate bubble?

Tax data geek-out time: All real estate agents & brokers statewide paid $47.3M in taxes on $3.1B revenue.  This includes  B&O taxes, the primary business tax that companies pay. This is the tax agents pay on their income from real estate transactions.  Seller fees for transaction are not [...]

May 9th, 2017 - 10:15 am § in Donald Trump, Environment, Hypocrisy, The Ave Scene

BREAKING NEWS: Leak at Hanford

U.S. Department of Energy declares an emergency at a Hanford nuclear site tunnel that contained rail cars full of nuclear waste collapsed. There apparently has been no release of radiation and no workers were injured, said Randy Bradbury, a spokesman for the Washington state Department of Ecology. T[...]

May 5th, 2017 - 8:13 am § in Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

Can the WADEMS Challenge Momma McMorris Rodgers?

Rep. Who Voted To Repeal Obamacare Tries To ‘Jimmy Kimmel’s Baby’ Her Son. NOPE. Don’t worry, Rep. McMorris Rodgers, YOUR son will be fine! This was once Tom Foley’ seat but the WADEMS have been afraid to support a challenger who could take on this right wing luddite version of Pat[...]

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[...]

December 2nd, 2016 - 1:08 am § in The Ave Scene

Star Wars Comes to WASTATE

Next Star Wars Will Film Near Vancouver, Washington, Hundreds of Extras Needed – Landry Post Next Star Wars Will Film Near Vancouver, Washington, Hundreds of Extras… Share LANDRYPOST.COM[...]

November 10th, 2016 - 8:54 am § in Misc.

Identity Hypocrisy: Jayapal seems not to know that Tulsi Gabbard is a Hindu and a woman

Meanwhile, the local progressive pride seems to ignore that Tulsi Gabbard, First Hindu In Congress, just used the Bhagavad Gita at her swearing-in Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu to join either chamber of Congress, used the sacred text from her faith in a ceremonial swearing-in conducted [...]

October 19th, 2016 - 3:29 pm § in Misc.

Election 2016: How WA State May End Up Red!

Reuven Carlyle Here is a helpful overview of the intense electoral battle for control of the state Senate and House of Representatives. The chambers are effectively tied. Any scenario is possible from GOP controlling both chambers to Democrats controlling both chambers to ongoing divided government.[...]

October 15th, 2016 - 12:42 pm § in Misc.

How The Gop Defines Its FB Image

“This page is reserved for WA State Republicans to openly discuss WA State GOP politics. It is not good practice to defame or overly bash GOP members or declared GOP candidates for Local, State and Federal Office. We expect proper decorum and courtesy here, if you cant abide by those rules the[...]