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Long Jail Sentence for Another China Democracy Party Member

Wang Rongqing 王荣清, a member of the banned China Democracy Party 中国民主党 (CDP), has been sentenced to six years’ imprisonment on charges of subversion of state power.  Wang was arrested in Hangzhou around June last year, in what was widely … Continue reading

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The Iron Curtain Envelops Nepal

From Reliefweb:   Earlier this week, the United Nations Mission in Nepal (UNMIN) singled out the Maoists for increasing violence against other parties in the run-up to the elections.  The head of UNMIN, Ian Martin told UN Radio that there … Continue reading

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Anschluss: Reports of China’s Invasion of Nepal

As we’ve been blogging about repeatedly for the past two weeks or so, the Olympic Torch’s planned path up Mount Everest is a symbolic expansion of China’s borders, a public demonstration that Nepal is now China’s prison-bitch. And now our friend … Continue reading

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Boycott the 2012 London Olympics

Are the British government and Britain’s international trading partners representing the 2012 London Olympics as some kind of “coming out party” for Britain, which, if boycotted, would “hurt the feelings” of the British people? Does anyone expect the 2012 Olympic … Continue reading

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Daffy Duck’s “Public Relations” Allegory for China’s Olympic Torch

0:32, Elmer Fudd (Tibet) fires at Daffy Duck (China) with live ammunition, for the first time in over 50 years.    1:01, China determines to give Tibet “a severe dressing down”, because Tibet has (in Daffy Duck’s words) “desecrated the spirit of show … Continue reading

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Wile E Coyote on Mount Everest

After the 0:23 second mark of this little Wile E Coyote cartoon clip, you’ll see a perfect metaphor for the consequences of China’s determination to stick the Olympic Torch on top of Mount Everest. Can they sue the “Acme” company that sold … Continue reading

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Vichy Nepal Opens Its Loins, American “China Hands” Lubricate

  Robert Brasillach (1909-1945) was a French journalist, “intellectual”, rabid antisemite, passionate admirer of German National Socialism (“socialism with German characteristics”), and a collaborator with the German occupiers of France. In 1945 he was put on trial and shot for … Continue reading

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Shakespeare was wrong. “Vanity, thy name is a PR MAN!”

Shakespeare was mistaken when he wrote, “Vanity, thy name is Woman.” No. Vanity’s name is usually Man.   And although the currently available evidence is still sketchy, there are considerable reasons to conclude that it was Western “public relations” consultants, who … Continue reading

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Update: Lenovo’s Olympic Torch Rapes Tibet

As I explained in yesterday’s blog post: …the region around Mount Everest has been one of the few avenues of relatively unguarded (even if difficult) permeability between Tibet and the free world.  With the closing of the area around Mount Everest, … Continue reading

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Flaming Stupidity: The Olympic Torch Mounts Tibet

“The March of Folly” is what historian Barbara Tuchman titled her chronicle of the role of willful stupidity in World History.  Her working definition of “political folly” is “the pursuit of policy against self-interest”, of which one operative criterion is … Continue reading

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