Archive for October, 2011

October 31st, 2011 - 1:07 pm § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Topless protest against DSK in Paris

Topless protest against DSK in Paris | euronews, world news.[...]

October 31st, 2011 - 8:16 am § in Misc.



October 31st, 2011 - 8:00 am § in America, Politics, Schools & Colleges, UW

Governor proposes increasing cuts to UW to 2/3 of total state support! What’s left?

Oct. 27, 2011               Statement from UW President Michael K. Young regarding the governor’s proposed supplemental budget reductions As anticipated, the budget cuts released by the governor today have grave implications for the state of Washington and its citizens.  The “Gr[...]

October 31st, 2011 - 7:52 am § in America, Politics

BREAKING NEWS: HorsesAss reports on poll of WA state voters

Over at HorsesAss, Darryl has posted his analysis of recent  polling in our state. I recommend that you read the post by Darryl, 10/31/2011, at HorsesAss For the most part there are no surprises. The perspective for the 012 election looks shaky. The economy is the number one issue for voters.   [...]

October 31st, 2011 - 6:35 am § in America, Schools & Colleges, Science, UW

Will Congress Cut Salaries For UW School of Medicine Faculty?

The Scientist reports that the House draft of a budget for the NIH would cut the maximun salary for a Principal Investigator  (PI) by 17%, from  $199,700 to $165,300.  This cut would have its most obvious effect on federal support for MD scientists.  Because salaries for MDs are much higher t[...]

October 31st, 2011 - 4:25 am § in America

Is Elizabeth Warren the Clarion of the 99%?

Great Video.[...]

October 30th, 2011 - 11:51 pm § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Aprikyan Case

UPDATE: Andrew Aprikyan’s fight with the UW will continue. As we have reported extensively on The AVE, Andrew has repeatedly asserted that he is innocent.  He states that “is work has  been corroborated by investigators elsewhere ans arose because of a disgruntled collaborator here ta[...]

October 30th, 2011 - 11:36 pm § in America

Pizza is Better Than Tea: Support the Pizza Patriot Protest

We may be returning to the sixties, though the cause is a bigger one.   Some of you may feel, as I do, that the streets are not your form of free speech.  How else can you help?  Here is a simple answer .. PICK UP YOUR PHONE AND ORDER FOOD! Big Mario’s has been […][...]

October 30th, 2011 - 11:29 pm § in America, Hypocrisy

What Happened to America As The Land of Opportunity

Der Spiegel Reports: Has America Become an Oligarchy? The Occupy Wall Street movement is just one example of the sudden outbreak of tension between America’s super-rich and the “other 99 percent.” Experts now say the US has entered a second Gilded Age, but one in which hedge fund m[...]

October 30th, 2011 - 9:48 pm § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Why did the East Coast get an earthquake?

Vos is Neias, New York – Rabbi Yehuda Levin, who last month blamed the murder of an 8-year-old Brooklyn boy on the passage of marriage equality in NY, has posted a new video in which he claims yesterday’s earthquake on the east coast was because G-d is angry about homosexuality. Says Levin: [...]