Right there is where it happened I will always remember But the families can never forget That September day So much lost Many crosses borne At the center of the world On that September day I stare down from a window Memories pinball in my brain Images of dust, debris and noise From that September … Continue reading That September Day
Month: July 2021
He thought he mattered She thought she was important The masses praised them Stroked their ego Then shrugged when they left The new masses now praise And stroke But soon will shrug
Yes or no Up or down In or out White or black Open or closed Yin or yang Win or lose Why or why not?
CGTN: U.S. drops charges against 5 Chinese researchers, but question not answered
My latest editorial for CGTN reminds us that there remains a troubling issue behind the recent decision by the U.S. Department of Justice to drop visa fraud charges against five Chinese researchers who had been working in the U.S. A few days ago, the U.S. government announced it was dropping a series of charges against … Continue reading CGTN: U.S. drops charges against 5 Chinese researchers, but question not answered
China Focus: What is Washington’s Goal in pursuing the lab leak conspiracy?
My latest editorial for China Focus offers further evidence that I continue to find zero reason to support the lab-leak idea to explain the origin of the coronavirus pandemic. (And, yes, as always, you are encouraged to reply either to agree or disagree with me.) Your first question: What do you think is motivating the … Continue reading China Focus: What is Washington’s Goal in pursuing the lab leak conspiracy?
As we await the first person to call Simone Biles a quitter…
Simone Biles has done something that some people will deem scandalous: She spoke honestly. The news from Tokyo earlier today was stunning: The world's best gymnast, who was expected to win perhaps as many as five gold medals, raised the white flag. She admitted her mental health was in trouble, and she risked her physical … Continue reading As we await the first person to call Simone Biles a quitter…
CGTN: The lab leak theory? Again?
My latest editorial for CGTN is indeed an indication of being a bit exasperated with the lab leak theory. One of the most intelligent men to ever walk the face of the Earth once said something that was, not surprisingly, really smart: The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again … Continue reading CGTN: The lab leak theory? Again?
The man caught a glimpse of himself Just for a second he remembered What it was like to be Younger and thinner Simpler and shyer Cooler and fancier Peppier and busier Poorer and tidier Harder and rasher But not happier
Will Tianjin be better than Anchorage?
My latest editorial for CGTN asks whether the U.S. will avoid histrionics in its impending meetings with Chinese officials. Yes, it is better that U.S. and Chinese officials sit across from each other and start to work together. However, the world needs – and perhaps demands is the better word – leadership from both countries. … Continue reading Will Tianjin be better than Anchorage?