Here were my predictions for 2010, and here’s how they did: Jon Huntsman will resign as ambassador to China and begin to lay the groundwork for a Presidential bid in 2012. Has not happened. In retrospect, I failed to credit… Continue Reading
Russia and China have agreed to dispense with using the dollar — or the Euro — in their bilateral international trade. They don’t need to anymore; Russian and Chinese financial markets are sophisticated enough to trade rubles for renminbi.
Citizens Against Government Waste has put this advertisement out on the eve of the mid-term elections. It is called “Chinese Professor.” I am uncomfortable with the advertisement for a few reasons, and I like the ad for a few other… Continue Reading
China is the world’s most populous nation. It is an industrialized, nuclear-armed power. Unlike the former Soviet Union, it is a major trading partner of nearly every other industrialized and semi-industrialized nation on the planet. And it is run by… Continue Reading
It was only a couple of weeks ago that Utah’s Governor, Jon Huntsman, came up on the national radar as a potential rival to Barack Obama’s eventual re-election bid in 2012. Huntsman is young, competent, articulate, and appears to be… Continue Reading
Stumbling around the net tonight, I came across this bit of propaganda from Newt Gingrich — he is objecting to the domestic release of Guantanamo Bay prisoners, ethnic Uighurs who would otherwise be returned to the People’s Republic of China.… Continue Reading
Although brutally repressive of critics, the People’s Republic of China has not managed to squelch internal criticism of its rule. One critic of the government’s response to the devastaing earthquake in 2007 is a man named Huang Qi. Huang was… Continue Reading
I’ve nothing to add to the perfect irony and stark demonstration of common sense and logic evidenced in this post.
Of all the things I have mused about over the past two and a half weeks concerning the truly awful things the People’s Republic of China has done, I saved this one for the last. China exports a lot of… Continue Reading
I’m growing weary of this series of posts, to be honest with you, Loyal Readers. Losing my Tibet post into the aether of the Intertubes was a bit demoralizing, to be honest, and I think you get the point by… Continue Reading