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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 ‘World’

February 12th, 2017 - 1:29 am § in America, Donald Trump, Politics

Understanding the Trump Worldview

The world as seen by Donald Trump Le Monde Diplomatique America comes first and everyone else is an asset or a hindrance. Europe deserves less attention than Russia, with which relations should briefly improve, and China, which will be expected to keep North Korea in check. Making sense of Donald Tr[...]

January 22nd, 2017 - 11:50 pm § in Donald Trump, Misc.

Warnings to The US From Berlin

Germany’s foreign minister on Sunday predicted turbulent times ahead for the world following Donald Trump’s accession to power in the United States. “With the election of Donald Trump, the world of the 20th century has definitely been overtaken,” Frank-Walter Steinmeier wrote[...]

July 21st, 2016 - 6:59 pm § in Jefferson, Misc.

TURKEY … sign the petition

Open Letter to the Elected President of Turkey As one who has looked to Turkey as evidence that a democratic Islam could prosper, giving others the chance to learn all that is good in what the Prophet taught .. As one who is proud that my ancestors lived in Andalus in its golden age ,, […][...]

January 4th, 2016 - 2:32 am § in The Ave Scene

All Hail Annual Depression Day

Researchers have named this Monday after New Year’s Day as the most depressing day of the year. Researchers for protein drink Upbeat analyzed two million tweets that were posted in the last three Januarys, and found that it was a day when people break their new year’s resolutions, the Ne[...]

October 19th, 2015 - 12:15 pm § in Politics

Greens Warn against Dangerous Dildos

REUTERS der Spiegel: And you thought it would only make you go blind. Germany’s Green Party is worried about the health risks of sex toys. Dildos and vibrators contain dangerously high levels of phthalates and other plasticizers, which can cause infertility and hormone imbalances, they claim. [...]

April 27th, 2015 - 4:59 pm § in America, Misc., The Ave Scene

Can someone call a doctor?

                    While we complain about our broken healthcare system in the United States, there are 5 billion people worldwide who lack access to surgical care.           &nbs[...]

March 2nd, 2015 - 11:26 am § in Environment, Science, The Ave Scene

Radical Republicans: Inhofe

Faith-based reasoning is intrinsically anti-science: U.S. Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., is a staunch critic of climate science and in line to become one of America’s most powerful voices on environmental policies.  Inhofe is expected to chair the Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works[...]

January 13th, 2015 - 3:19 am § in America, Politics

My Take on the Israeli Palestinian Conflict

The issue is not and never has been whether both sides want to “live on the lands they are fighting over.” Nor is it really about Gaza as a piece of land. The core issue here is that Hamas rejects Israel’s right to exist. As long as this radical islamist group insist that Israel ce[...]

December 22nd, 2014 - 9:54 am § in America

Calls to Try Cheney and Bush for War Crimes

  Germany Files War Crimes Against Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld And Other CIA Officials Author: Ryan Denson December 21, 2014 1:35 pm   If President Obama won’t do it, someone else will. Thankfully, a human rights group in Berlin, The European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights, has begun[...]

December 10th, 2014 - 4:49 am § in Politics, Religion, world

The US .. a view from Iran