Archive for November 28th, 2011

November 28th, 2011 - 11:06 am § in China, Politics

CHINA: Ai Weiwei Interview

from Spiegel SPIEGEL: Last week you made a €970,000 ($1.3 million) payment to the bank account of the Chinese tax authorities. You consider it to be a kind of guarantee, a deposit. Do they consider it to be an admission of guilt? Ai:I cannot speak for them. But I can tell you a lot about […[...]

November 28th, 2011 - 8:49 am § in Misc.

Breaking News: Barney Frank to Retire From Congress!

A huge loss for us all.[...]

November 28th, 2011 - 5:56 am § in Misc.


It is beginning to look as if Obama has been taking lessons from Muhamed Ali! Remember “rope a dope?”   Ezra Klein at the  WASHINGTON POST makes an amazing point … if the Democrats simply accept the triggers resulting from last weeks Super Committee crash, the result is a deficit[...]

November 28th, 2011 - 3:32 am § in Misc.

Ahmadinejad Comments on World Concerns For Iran’s Nukes.

How is any of this in the interest of the people of Iran? We do have drugs to treat individual psychoses.  I wonder if dumping these into Iran’s water supply would be considered as act of war?[...]