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October 21st, 2020 - 10:40 am § in America, China, Christianity, Donald Trump, Economics, Environment, Foreign Affairs, Health, Humor, Hypocrisy, Israel/Palestine, Jews, Law and Courts, Misc., News Media, Politics, Racism, Religion, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Schools & Colleges, Science, The Ave Scene, UW

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News and commentary from a center-left perspective To return to the Front Page, click on “Blog” in upper left corner This website contains news collected from media sources, our commentaries, politics, short movies, and offbeat humor. Directly below are the stories we’re highlighting and t[...]

September 23rd, 2020 - 2:29 pm § in America, China, Foreign Affairs

Chinese bomb U.S. Guam base!

But only in the movies. “The People’s Liberation Army Air Force released a dramatic promotion over the weekend showing … its H-6K strategic bomber… conducting a simulated attack on an unnamed military base … identical to … Andersen Air Force Base in Guam,” N[...]

September 18th, 2020 - 10:15 am § in China

A Chinese movie is getting attention

I didn’t even know China had a film industry. It apparently has a big and growing one. There are problems, such as censorship, discussed at length here; but The Eight Hundred is a creditable war film depicting a real-life battle of the Japanese attack on Shanghai in 1937 reminiscent of the her[...]

September 11th, 2020 - 12:10 am § in America, China, Schools & Colleges

Speak Chinese!

This article contains news with sarcastic commentary. The Chinese word “neige” (內閣, assuming Google Translate works, but I won’t vouch for that; I may actually be talking about kitchen cabinets) is not the American slang word “——” (“——&[...]

September 7th, 2020 - 4:04 pm § in China, Misc.

A $19,000 purse up in smoke

Speaking of nutty purchases (see preceding article here), what psycho spends $19,000 on a purse? I’ll get into that in a minute, but first the backstory: A … $19,000 alligator-skin handbag was destroyed by customs officials in Australia because it entered the country without the correc[...]

September 4th, 2020 - 2:14 am § in China, Foreign Affairs, Misc., Russia

Historians say Truman didn’t order Nagasaki bombing

Once the A-bomb was tested and worked, whether civilians or the military would control it became an issue. Thanks to Truman, it remained under civilian control. Today, the Department of Energy, not the military, is the custodian of America’s nuclear weapons. Everyone knows Truman ordered the H[...]

August 26th, 2020 - 8:31 am § in China, Christianity, Donald Trump, Economics, Environment, Foreign Affairs, Health, Israel/Palestine, Law and Courts, News Media, Politics, Racism, Religion, Russia, Schools & Colleges

The Unofficial 2020 GOP Platform

The GOP hasn’t released a platform (in case you didn’t notice), but that doesn’t mean they don’t have one. They simply don’t want you to see it. So, here’s an unofficial version from David Frum (photo), a conservative Republican and former Bush speechwriter, extra[...]

August 24th, 2020 - 3:22 am § in America, China, Economics, Environment, Foreign Affairs

What I think of Trump

This article is purely FWIW. I’m only 1 of some 330 million people in this country, which makes me just another person with an opinion, in a country with hundreds of millions of opinions. With respect to the coming election, most people already know who they’re going to vote for, and you[...]

May 28th, 2020 - 12:39 am § in China

Is YOUR Website Blocked in CHINA?

Try this link.[...]

May 1st, 2020 - 1:57 am § in China, Misc.

U.S., China, Russia and Europe taken by surprise as North Korea lands a man on the Sun

(Rewritten from material obtain with no respect for the original text as posted on an anti Peking  Chinese web site.) North Korea’s surprise comes just months after China proclamation of a  Lunar Defence Obliteration Zone .  The Zone,  established following China’s Moon landing, was[...]