Monthly Archives: May 2009

Happy Dragon Boat Festival

Today, Thursday, here in China marks the return of the Dragon Boat Festival across mainland China as the government has granted us all a traditional holiday off.  What is Dragon Boat Festival?  On the 5th lunar day of the 5th … Continue reading

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Drums of war beating – North Korea dissolves truce!

This is truly a sad sad day if Kim Jong Il continues down this road folks. I am truly depressed and worried about this week’s turn of events. Living in China I do not fear for my safety because as … Continue reading

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Memorial Day – 2009

Today millions of Americans will be enjoying a day off work, enjoying BBQ, picnics, days at the park or amusement park, fishing, etc. we need to remember the reasons for this day off and beginning to the summer season in … Continue reading

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My Petty, Partisan, Grudge holding Senator – Russ Feingold

In listening to one of my favorite daily talk radio shows (not Rush, Savage, Hennaty, etc. I like to listen to rational and logical conservative and yes we do exist) I had learned one of my Wisconsin federal Senators had … Continue reading

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Obama’s Auto Emissions Review – Where’s the beef?

Over the week Obama decided to call together a press conference to laude his auto emissions restriction regulation signing and to outline his policy and its impact on our lives and His view of our future.  The telling portions of … Continue reading

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Obama’s Notre Dame Commencement Speech – Obama has new values for Catholics

I first did blogs like this immediately after the DNC convention and for the inauguration to help myself and others objectively review and understand the man we all knew was going to become our 44th President.  Since then I have … Continue reading

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California voters reject 5/6 budget fixes, only keep pay caps!

Dare I say it, no, I can’t, seriously I am still too embarrassed. California has finally done something right, no they have not tar and feathered Nancy Pelosi, yet, but they took a small step into the right direction by … Continue reading

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From Press Conferences to Commencement events

This has been a busy week in terms of political bombs going off across our social landscape.  To go in chronological order we will start with my favorite political figure, Non-stop Nancy Pelosi.  She has indeed went non-stop, to the … Continue reading

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This administration never disappoints – but you won’t hear about it in the main stream media

Buried deep in the LA Times Blog section of their website, on the Top Of the Ticket – Politics, Cost to Cost With the L.A. Times blog an interesting article by Ashley Powers outlines the possible beginning of the end … Continue reading

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May 12 Anniversary of Sichuan Earthquake

It has been 12 months since the 7.9 earthquake that destroyed million of lives and awoke a charity drive unseen in Chinese history.  We felt the quake here in Shanghai, I worte about it.  The following week I was touched … Continue reading

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