Category Archives: World

Kim Jong-un: The Un-cola

The Dear Leader is dead! Long live the Dear Leader! With the timely demise of his father, Kim Jong-un has been suddenly thrust into North Korea’s only working spotlight.  Jong-un is the youngest son of the recently croaked Kim Jong-il and … Continue reading

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The World Cup

It’s FIFA World Cup time again, and like all red-blooded ‘Muricans, I have been waiting in anticipation for each and every game of the World Cup so that I can ignore each and every game of the World Cup. This … Continue reading

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The Karate Kid

Just about everyone I know has been asking the same question lately:  “Huh?  ‘Karate’ Kid?  Shouldn’t it be ‘Kung Fu’ Kid?” With the massive ecological disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, controversy over illegal immigration, high unemployment, the still-tanking world … Continue reading

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Tonight, I shook the hand of one of the most amazing humans I’ve ever met in my life. I finished a bit of work this afternoon and, with nothing better to do, decided to wander around.  On my way home, … Continue reading

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Good Ol’ Days

If you’re anything like me, as you grow older, you find yourself yearning more and more for the good ol’ days. I’m not talking about Grapes of Wrath Good Ol’ Days.  I’m talking about some serious Hardline Soviet Union-style Communism … Continue reading

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Ancient Chinese Secret

According to the British publication, The Telegraph [1], “China has secretly built a major underground nuclear submarine base that could threaten Asian countries and challenge American power in the region.” So my question is… if it’s a secret nuclear submarine … Continue reading

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