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PR viagra cannot revive the limp Olympic Torch

Some of our readers might remember how, around this time a year ago, Catherine and I blogged voluminously about the bloody stupidity of China’s Olympic Torch relay. Now here comes news that the IOC has decided, belatedly, to jettison the … Continue reading

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Great Moments in Olympic History

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Serving China’s PR organs = loss of US citizenship, part two

Just in case this needs an illustration, Dramatis Personae: Ren (the penetrator)  = the PLA Stimpy (the penetrated) = American PR whores in Beijing

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Serving China’s PR organs = loss of US citizenship, part one

American PR whores serving China’s propaganda machine, beware. US Code Title 8, Chapter 12….section 1481: A person who is a national of the United States…shall lose his nationality by…entering, or serving in, the armed forces of a foreign state if…such armed … Continue reading

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Unintended Consequences 102

Now as a supplement to Catherine’s post about unintended consequences, here is an illustration.

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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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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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Jin Jing, Beijing’s Parody of Martyrdom (re-posted)

Due to the mysterious disappearance of this article from Google, we are re-posting it under the same title as before. Our speculations about the probable reasons for the sabotage of this article are indicated in our above linked post and its … Continue reading

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