Tag Archives: Chinese

Things you might not have noticed

The possibility of a $700 billion bailout for Wall Street is looming large over the national conversation, so I’ll forgive you for not noticing these fun nuggets portending America’s doom: Congress is working on passing a $25 billion bailout for Detroit automakers And why $25 billion for companies that have long ago ceased to be […]

The 'How Bad Can We Piss Off China'? Midweek Roundup

Art In Reality “Official” “Unofficial” I’m sure the truth is somewhere in between (but leaning more towards the “unofficial” side of things given that the Chinese typically show nice big banners of hanged criminals in their train stations – not really squeamish about a good shooting, them) Expect these throughout the torch relay run — […]

U.S. is burning your money: Space Edition

The NY Times recently published a story about U.S. plans to blow up a dead satellite. There are two hilarious snippets from the NYT article I’d like you to read: President Bush ordered the action to prevent any possible contamination from the hazardous rocket fuel on board, and not out of any concern that parts of the spacecraft might survive and reveal its secrets, the officials said. And: The effort will […]

Wednesday Midweek Roundup Vol. IV

The Race Card — NYT Review: A provocative new book on the current status of race in America by a Stanford law professor. Why worry about this when the Chinese own all our debt anyways? We’ve given them our purse strings, why not more? Easier Voting Through Graphic Design Information architects and graphic and industrial […]

Non-Wednesday Midweek Roundup Vol. I

This will be short and sweet. Hmm, vital link n/w Europe and Singapore passing through ME? We wouldn’t suspect anyone trying to tap those lines would we? So, another Chinese Food & Health minister to be executed? Seriously, what is going on over there. Stallone vs Myanmar Junta in real life. Enter the extremist madrasas […]