Monthly Archives: September 2012

Conflict South China Sea

Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post presented a dark picture of the situation, writing: “Ten Chinese generals issued a joint statement yesterday warning that the People’s Liberation Army is ‘ready to take Japan on’,” and citing an editor of a … Continue reading

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Chinese consumerism

Lou, who is now in hospital, has become iconic in her village and people have said she puts the government and other officials to shame For the significance of this exemplary woman…scroll to the end. China Needs Its Own Dream … Continue reading

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Arab Spring they hate US

In the Arabic newspaper Al-Mada, Iraqi writerAdnan Hussein offered a suggestion: We must overhaul the educational system. In a piece published just two days after the Paris attacks on Nov. 13, he said that from elementary school through university, our … Continue reading

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Veterans Aging Prematurely

Like a candle burning twice as bright, but also burning twice as fast, the effect of this prolonged stress on the human brain and body can wear it down, researchers say. Continue reading

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State of our Democracy

I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts. A. Lincoln Continue reading

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State of the Economy

Unemployment falls to 8.1 percent; August jobs number below expectations Continue reading

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Fact Check

Alexis de Tocqueville observed: “I do not know if the people of the United States would vote for superior men if they ran for office, but there can be no doubt that such men do not run.” Every four years … Continue reading

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Alabama what you think

For me, it’s a matter of equity – Saratoga, Shiloh, Old Ironsides”, Meuse-Argonne, Guadalcanal, Peleliu, The Hürtgen Forest, The Mighty Eighth. Alabama’s harassment of immigrants receives a setback By Editorial Board, Published: August 22 THE GOAL of attrition through law … Continue reading

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