Monthly Archives: April 2008

Beijing’s neo-pagans, please learn your Runelore

Further evidence that the developed world, including Beijing, is on the threshold of a New Dark Age. From (Australian) ABC: Anger in South Korea is growing over violence during Sunday’s torch relay, recorded on widely circulated video clips, in which … Continue reading

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Inside the mind of the man who planned the torch route

Exclusive from Under the Jacaranda Tree, here is a look inside the mind of the defective individual who came up with the idea of taking the Olympic Torch to Mount Everest. He likes fire, that much we can tell you.

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Unintended Consequences 101: An Australian Response to China’s Arrogant Display of Nationalism at the Canberra Torch Relay

Update Since this story was published, I received another tip-off from a reader who alerted me to some personal accounts of three Canberra residents who were present at the Canberra torch relay.  Their unpleasant encounters with the pro-China thugs were published on 26 April … Continue reading

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Finally, the Torch goes where it’s perfectly welcome

They would have saved themselves and the world a lot of trouble if they had limited the entire international Olympic Torch relay to China’s number one ally, North Korea.   It will arrive there in a few days, to an unreservedly … Continue reading

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The Flying Dutchman is now a Western expat in Beijing

The Flying Dutchman’s hubris doomed him to wander the Earth, homeless, a man without a country, for eternity. Today you can see many of his shadows in Beijing, most especially in the faces of some Westerners who sold their souls … Continue reading

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A Reminder: The Torch Was Designed Specifically for Tibet

The time seems right for a reminder of the proximate cause of the worldwide furor surrounding the Olympic Torch. It was designed for the specific purpose of the provocative plan to take it to the top of Mount Everest. As … Continue reading

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Shark Awareness Week

Thanks to Nanheyangrouchuan for this. As we’ve written before, “It’s Not Just About Tibet.”

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Further evidence the Jin Jing “attack” was staged

It was obvious to me that Jin Jing’s putative “attacker” was posing for the camera in a staged performance, but until now I had not noticed what this incisive observer has noticed: …look again. Something is missing from all the … Continue reading

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Canberra Torch Relay: 50 Chinese Terrorise Little Girl

Loathsome bloody cowards. One woman called Marie said she was mobbed by screaming Chinese students as she tried to watch the relay go past. She had to be rescued and escorted away by police…. … Alistair Paterson, 52, from Lake … Continue reading

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Will the FBI need to investigate Lenovo, Ketchum and Roland Soong?

As we have written previously, the Tibetan-American man who has been tormented by cyberstalking and threats of violence for his alleged role in attacking Jin Jing in the Paris Olympic Torch relay, has turned out to be a victim of … Continue reading

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