Trump Hasn’t Even Taken Office Yet, but He’s Already Provoking a Diplomatic Crisis With China

To help his business
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re: #119 klys (maker of Silmarils) See this is the problem wit the "macho" mentality that these so called Alpha dickbags have. It was pretty damn easy to infer why the guy may have avoided movies about grief and loss. ...

He isn’t even in the White House yet, but Donald Trump is already provoking a serious diplomatic dispute with China by making a direct call to the president of Taiwan — even though the US position is that Taiwan is part of China. And the motivation behind this dangerous …

Fred Kaplan at Slate: Edward Snowden Doesn’t Deserve Clemency

What to do with Edward Snowden should the Russians spit him out
1/03/14 5:15:38 pm
I lost any respect for Snowden once he landed in Hong Kong, and called it a bastion of free speech and liberty. I knew then he was a ignoramus, not just about Hong Kong's history and current situation as part ...

Did Edward Snowden Lie About His Contacts With Chinese Intelligence?

He may have been more than just a “whistle-blower”
120Unshaken Defiance
1/03/14 3:05:09 pm
re: #117 wrenchwench I put in what I think is the tag right and it just is not doing anything. I must have some simple thing wrong with the < and the > ? Okay that's weird... working here not ...

Breaking: Iran Reaches Nuclear Deal With Britain, France, Germany, China, Russia, the EU and the US

We shall see
11/24/13 5:34:10 pm
re: #459 plf1953 1. I heard people complaining about double taxation in the late 1980s. Most of the treaties you mention were passed after that period. My information was outdated. The exclusion at that time was about $70K. All by ...

How Edward Snowden Helped China Hack the US

Timing is everything
11/02/13 12:01:34 pm
re: #306 Killgore Trout Don't get comfortable. There were considerable surveys of Catholics back in the 1960's when the Pill was introduced. Majorities of married Catholics supported birth control and wanted it available. The Church responded with Humanae Vitae, which ...

China’s president calls for propaganda war on Internet

In China Big Brother reads ALL your tweets
9/04/13 4:16:20 pm
re: #143 ProTARDISLiberal Here's a tip. Many private schools do not require a teaching license or certificate. They do require a college degree, some expertise in your chosen field and people skills. While they don't usually pay as well as ...

Snowden Reveals More Secret Documents to Pro-Beijing Hong Kong Paper

Leaking like a sieve
6/23/13 4:55:12 am
re: #123 Weet Appreciate the context for I tend not to spend time reading short bites on twitter for this reason. Tweets get broadcast like a virus and context gets mutated. Perhaps "folks" should have been #readers or something like ...