On December 27, 2011, it was a damp but impressively warm (high of 57 degrees, way above normal) in New York. The streets in the financial district were packed with tourists at the World Trade Center site to see the new buildings rising, and shoppers filled the nearby Century 21 department store, picking over the [...]
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January 12th, 2012 · No Comments
February 2nd, 2011 · No Comments
The big news on Egyptian autocrat Hosni Mubarak’s historic Feb. 1 televised speech, according to most U.S. news media, is that he decided he would not run for reelection in September. In Mubarak’s less-than-categorical words, “I say in all honesty and regardless of the current situation that I did not intend to nominate myself for [...]
March 9th, 2006 · 3 Comments
Yet, if evil is censoring information to appease Chinese authorities, then evil has already been done. Earlier this year, Google admitted to creating a new search engine for the China market, Google.cn, that filters out offending sites, including many relating to Tibetan independence, the Tiananmen Square massacre, the Falun Gong religion, and even BBC News.
August 3rd, 2004 · No Comments
What was scarcely reported about Powellâ€™s visit (and what the State Department doesnâ€™t want you to know) is that Hungary is likely to bring their 350 troops home at the end of this year, regardless of Powellâ€™s appearance here. Already this year, at least five nations have dropped out of the â€œcoalition of the willing,â€ and Hungary (along with the Czech Republic to the north) are soon destined to join the coalition of the unwilling.