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June 21st, 2018 - 1:09 am § in Donald Trump, Jefferson, Repugnants

Trump Lost Our Battle For the 21st Century

Elections have consequences.   The Trumpies shine with pride when there President wave a flag or celebrates their nation;s great white heritage.  Meanwhile, we are losing, or have lost the battle for the 21st century, the battle for a 21st century of democracy in the traditions of Thomas Jefferso[...]

June 16th, 2018 - 8:56 pm § in Bill of Rights, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy

The Chinese Police State

Liu Xia “Ready to Die” Amid Renewed Calls for Release Since the death of imprisoned Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo last July, the extra-legal house arrest his wife Liu Xia has endured since his award in 2010 has continued despite hopes for her release. Following months of delays, her friend [...]

June 16th, 2018 - 8:29 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Repugnants

THE NEW AXIS: tHE WORLD CONSIGNS tRump TO AN AXIS OF EVIL

Russia, Saudi Arabia are getting increasingly chummy, and that has big implications for OPEC and oil prices Yep, MAGA works great.  BTW, Russia is also building a pipeline across North Korea.  IraMAGAn is part of this axis too, along with Iraq.  Iraq has sold a huge gas field to China.  As for I[...]

June 11th, 2018 - 8:59 am § in America, Donald Trump, Misc.

Century 21, The Middle Kingdom Ascendant

The winner and world champion?  Xi Xi Ping.  China will emerge as indispensable.  In return for a peaceable NK, Trump will acceded to removing South Korea and likely Japan as a US ally. China may take bigger role as ‘guarantor and mediator’ after Trump-Kim talks Beijing will help both sides k[...]

June 7th, 2018 - 8:21 am § in Politics, Religion

China Adapts Buddhism to the Corporate Values of the State

Party vs Profit Sacred Chinese Buddhist sites have in recent years become major tourist attractions in the new China. This tourism boom has been fueled by a growing spiritual vacuum amid China’s newly-moneyed classes, but efforts to cash in on it now appear to have been stymied by a state drive to[...]

June 5th, 2018 - 1:50 am § in Misc.

 Xi Jinping, Chinese President,  general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, congratulates Peking University for being the cradle for the spread of Marxism in China. The occasion was the establishment of the a school of Marxi[...]

May 29th, 2018 - 9:06 am § in Donald Trump

Another Trump Killer’s Head May Roll

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross was brought into the administration as one of President Donald Trump’s “killers” — but, as the egotistical President has driven everyone with any expertise out of the government, even his buddy Ross is increasingly marginalized and is a mess. As Trump has taken[...]

May 8th, 2018 - 9:56 am § in Politics

Kim Back in China For Advice on The Donald

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un makes second China visit for talks with Xi Jinping North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and China’s Xi Jinping held a two-day meeting this week in the northeastern Chinese city of Dalian. According to China’s official Xinhua news agency, Xi and Kim discussed bi[...]

May 8th, 2018 - 9:07 am § in Politics

Is the 21st Century, the Century Where Marx Replaces Jefferson?

MARXISM, CHINESE STYLE Two centuries on, despite huge and profound changes in human society, the name of Karl Marx is still respected all over the world and his theory still shines with the brilliant light of truth, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Friday. Xi, also general secretary of the Communis[...]

April 16th, 2018 - 9:03 am § in Donald Trump

MAGA: US loosing race to 5G

While Trump is fighting 19th century trade wars and pushing repairs to our rotting 1950s infrastructure, the rest of the world is pushing forward, led by China. Why it matters: The first country to deploy and commercialize the ultra-fast 5G mobile networks will have an enormous economic advantage[...]