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Watcher’s Council Nominations: Erections Have Consequences Edition
June 8, 2011 – 1:12 pm EST | No Comment

From: The Watcher’s Council Welcome to the Watcher’s Council, a blogging group consisting of some of the most incisive blogs in the ‘sphere and the longest running group of its kind in existence. Every week, the members nominate two posts each, one written by themselves and one written by someone from outside the group for […]

Watcher’s Council Nominations – Hacked But Not Amputated Edition
June 1, 2011 – 12:53 pm EST | One Comment

From: The Watcher’s Council Welcome to the Watcher’s Council, a blogging group consisting of some of the most incisive blogs in the ‘sphere and the longest running group of its kind in existence. Every week, the members nominate two posts each, one written by themselves and one written by someone from outside the group for […]

The Council Has Spoken!! 05/27/11
May 27, 2011 – 1:46 pm EST | No Comment

From: The Watcher’s Council The Council has spoken, the votes have been cast and the results are in for this week, carved eternally in the records of cyberspace. This week, Israel was very much in the news after President Obama’s speech demanding a settlement of the Israeli-Arab conflict based on the pre-’67 lines and Israeli […]

Glenn Beck From Israel
May 11, 2011 – 8:26 pm EST | 2 Comments

Courtesy of The Daily Beck

Did China Win the War on Terror?
May 11, 2011 – 7:12 pm EST | 3 Comments
Did China Win the War on Terror?

John Feffer of the far left Institute for Policy Studies, believes that China is the main winner in the “War on Terror” But perhaps the only country in the world that has benefited from the last decade of war against al-Qaeda is China, and it has benefitted big time. Beijing has watched the United States […]

China/Arab League Build Ties: Encirclement of the West Advances
May 7, 2011 – 6:16 pm EST | 6 Comments
China/Arab League Build Ties: Encirclement of the West Advances

The US’s great friends China and the Arab League are getting further into bed together. Why? From the Communist Party of China website, May 03, 2011. Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi met with Arab League Secretary General Amr Moussa on Monday to discuss cooperation between China and the Arab world. China and the Arab countries […]

Regarding The Delicate Sensibilities of War
May 5, 2011 – 7:05 pm EST | 2 Comments

NoisyRoom By: Garry L. Hamilton Without wishing to get into the partisan “gotcha” politics of “which politician is the bigger liar,” I do have a view on this. Knocking down the WTC twin towers was an act of war. The 1993 WTC bombing was an act of war. The USS Cole attack was an act […]

Watcher’s Council Nominations – Ding, Dong Osama’s Dead Edition
May 4, 2011 – 3:05 pm EST | One Comment

From: The Watcher’s Council (graphic cheerfully swiped from Doug Ross) Welcome to the Watcher’s Council, a blogging group consisting of some of the most incisive blogs in the ‘sphere and the longest running group of its kind in existence. Every week, the members nominate two posts each, one written by themselves and one written by […]

U.S., China Further Strengthen Economic Ties
May 4, 2011 – 4:49 am EST | One Comment
U.S., China Further Strengthen Economic Ties

From the Communist Party of China website The United States is building cooperative bilateral ties with China on a broad list of economic fronts, U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said here (in Beijing) Tuesday. China has scored remarkable economic achievements with a rise of confidence in the past decades, and is making headway in shifting […]

The Council Has Spoken!! 04/29/11
April 29, 2011 – 12:30 pm EST | One Comment

From: The Watcher’s Council The Council has spoken, the results are in and another Watcher’s Council contest is history, carved in stone and immutable. What happens when Leftist governments lean so heavily on business that they seriously retard economic activity and kill the Golden Goose? This week’s winning essay by Bookworm Room entitled What happens […]

Chinese Warships in Australian Ports?
April 28, 2011 – 9:17 pm EST | 5 Comments
Chinese Warships in Australian Ports?

Australia’s last Labor Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, warned the United States that China posed a military threat to the Pacific region. Australian Defence White Papers have confirmed this assessment. Now Kevin Rudd’s  replacement, Julia Gillard appears to discount the the Chinese threat theory idea and has moved towards allowing greater Chinese/Australian military co-operation. This will  […]

The Council Has Spoken!! 04/22/11
April 22, 2011 – 11:07 am EST | No Comment

From: The Watcher’s Council The Council has spoken, the votes have been cast and the results are in for this week, carved eternally in the records of cyberspace. There has been a great deal of coverage of events in Libya and Egypt, probably because the Obama Administration has been heavily involved in seeking regime change […]

Treason Through “Friendship”
April 21, 2011 – 10:14 pm EST | One Comment
Treason Through “Friendship”

Spies, spies and more spies. From the Communist Party of China website April 13, 2011. Visiting Chinese State Councilor Liu Yandong announced here on Tuesday an additional 10,000 scholarships for Americans to study in China. The announcement was made during the second meeting of the China-U.S. high-level consultation on people-to-people exchange held in Washington. The […]

Brazil & China: America’s Enemies Cuddle Up
April 21, 2011 – 9:52 pm EST | 3 Comments
Brazil & China: America’s Enemies Cuddle Up

Brazil’s new former Marxist terrorist President and Obama friend, Dilma Rousseff, is wasting no time in cuddling up to America’s enemies. From the Communist Party of China website Beijing, April 13, 2011. The presidents of China and Brazil on Tuesday signed a joint communique after their talks in Beijing, pledging the two countries will continue […]

Watcher’s Council Nominations: Pre-Easter Edition
April 21, 2011 – 1:20 pm EST | No Comment

From: The Watcher’s Council Welcome to the Watcher’s Council, a blogging group consisting of some of the most incisive blogs in the ‘sphere, and the longest running group of its kind in existence. Every week, the members nominate two posts each, one written by themselves and one written by someone from outside the group for […]

Harry Reid’s Excellent Chinese Adventure
April 20, 2011 – 1:17 pm EST | One Comment

NoisyRoom By J. Scott Applewhite, AP Nothing can stop the progressives! Not Easter… Not Passover… Certainly not American taxpayers. As I write this, at least 17 of our intrepid comrades from the left and the right progressive sides of the political aisle are en route or have landed in Mother China. 10 make up the […]

Venezuela, China Build Ties
April 19, 2011 – 7:23 pm EST | No Comment
Venezuela, China Build Ties

From Cuba’s Prensa Latina   Venezuela and China are charting the road to the future, seeking new strategic alliances in areas such as food security, infrastructure and machine construction. In building closer relations, the two governments began 2011 with intense joint work by their respective delegations. In that respect, Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez said their […]

China Offers Places to 10,000 US Students, Steps Up Cooperation With MIT
April 17, 2011 – 6:57 pm EST | One Comment
China Offers Places to 10,000 US Students, Steps Up Cooperation With MIT

Let’s make treason, espionage and subversion  even easier, shall we? From the Communist Party of China website   Visiting Chinese State Councilor Liu Yandong announced here on Tuesday an additional 10,000 scholarships for Americans to study in China. The announcement was made during the second meeting of the China-U.S. high-level consultation on people-to-people exchange held […]