GOP Virginia Senate nominee Corey Stewart is one of those fake opportunistic Yankee Confederate statue lovers

Guess what? The nominee the GOP picked for its Senate candidate in Virginia in its Tuesday June 12th primary to oppose incumbent Senator Tim Kaine was the Confederate statue and flag-loving Corey Stewart.  A quizz for you reader:  Corey was born in----a) Richmond, b) Nashville,  c) Atlanta or d) Duluth Minnesota?  If you answered "d" you are correct. … Continue reading GOP Virginia Senate nominee Corey Stewart is one of those fake opportunistic Yankee Confederate statue lovers

Trump to Shake Kim Jong Un’s Hand on the One Year Anniversary of Return Home of American in a Coma: RIP Otto Warmbier

Asians have a cultural inclination to closely commemorate historic dates like the liberation of Korea (August 15) or the bombing of Hiroshima (August 6.) This is not true so much for Americans with our sense of historic amnesia. But one would think that even Americans could remember a major international event that occurred just one … Continue reading Trump to Shake Kim Jong Un’s Hand on the One Year Anniversary of Return Home of American in a Coma: RIP Otto Warmbier

North Korea Has Killed Tom Sawyer

All Americans, no matter of what political persuasion, deeply mourn the death of Otto Warmbier, the all-American youth.  He was reportedly a soccer and football player and homecoming king at his high school in Wyoming, Ohio.  He came from a religiously devout family.  And Otto was also an accomplished scholar at the University of Virginia, … Continue reading North Korea Has Killed Tom Sawyer

Taiwan’s President: Go South, Young People!

In a previous blog posting I discussed PRC President Xi Jinping's major policy for not only rejuvenating his country's increasingly sluggish domestic economy but also to bring about a regional burst of infrastructure development: the "One Belt, One Road" initiative along the old Silk Road. Taiwan's new President Tsai Ing-wen faces corresponding domestic challenges to stimulate Taiwan's economy, … Continue reading Taiwan’s President: Go South, Young People!

ICAO’s Not-So-Friendly Skies Exclude Taiwan

WV MetroNews – September 11, 2001 Air Security Should NOT Become a Political Football Post-September 11th. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- As the leading experts on airport safety and security are gathered for the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)'s  39th Triennial Assembly in Montreal (September 27 - October 7)   (http://www.icao.int/Meetings/a39/Pages/default.aspx), representatives of one of the world's leading air hubs … Continue reading ICAO’s Not-So-Friendly Skies Exclude Taiwan

Silk Road Summit: As China Leads, America Recedes

 AmazingXinjiang.com In Xanadu did Kubla Khan A stately pleasure-dome decree: Where Alph, the sacred river, ran Through caverns measureless to man Down to a sunless sea. --composed by Samuel Taylor Coleridge after awaking from an opium-induced dream; completed in 1797, published in 1816. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Those who have seen the rather sexually risqué Netflix TV series … Continue reading Silk Road Summit: As China Leads, America Recedes