Tag Archives: opinion

The China Question, Part 1, Risky maneuvers

There has recently been a bit of a kerfuffle in the Indian media regarding some exercises conducted by the Chinese Air Force (PLAAF) over the Qinghai-Tibet plateau. The common source for both stories is the People’s Daily Online, the official … Continue reading

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Thomas Friedman is a Pompous Fool

I don’t usually read Thomas Friedman’s editorials in the NYTimes. As the title says I don’t have a great deal of faith in his intellect. Its not that he is not smart. I’m sure he’s summa cum laude from Harvard … Continue reading

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The Audacity of Criminality

So there’s this new ad campaign by JP Morgan & Chase that innocent folks such as myself are being subjected to on the tv and internet. It begins with the words: Being a leader means moving fast … that’s right. … Continue reading

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Dragon Nip

This week’s edition of the Economist has another lovey-dovey article on why Chinese acquisitions are a benign and beneficient form of capitalism. It would seem that the Economist has joined the ranks of the acquired, or at least can’t wait … Continue reading

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Mysterious cases, naughty commericals and the coming Republican landslide

This experience in blogging has certainly taught me the value of conspiracy theories as powerful readership magnets ! Of course, as the tagline for the amazing AMC show Rubicon says: Not all conspiracies are theories ! In other news I … Continue reading

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Legalize this !

A Quiet Shift in Mexico‚Äôs Drug War | The New York Review of Books. Another day, another wonderful blog discovery. This one though on an ugly political reality – the criminalization of marijuana and the resulting carnage in Latin America … Continue reading

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