Tag: No More Tyrants

Denial Isn’t Just a River in China…And Neither are 28,000 Others

Denial Isn’t Just a River in China…And Neither are 28,000 Others

| April 3, 2013 | Reply

China’s rivers are disappearing. After a three-year survey by the nation’s Ministry of Water Resourses, China has some 28,000 fewer rivers than everyone believed it had. Of course, the previous figure of roughly 50,000 was an official government number, and we all know we can trust the Chinese government to dispense accurate and timely information […]

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Ding, Dong The Tyrant Might Possibly Be Dead, According to Some Reports.

Ding, Dong The Tyrant Might Possibly Be Dead, According to Some Reports.

| October 20, 2011 | 1 Reply

Take this with a huge grain of salt, but the Libyan rebels have reported that Muammar Gaddafi is dead.

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Again, Ban Ki-Moon Will Vote "Present" on Human Rights

Again, Ban Ki-Moon Will Vote "Present" on Human Rights

| April 27, 2011 | Reply

I’m going to go way out on a limb and suggest that it’s not a good thing for the UN Secretary General to vote “present” on the matter of human rights. The brutal crackdown by Syrian President Bashar Assad may finally be getting the attention of world leaders — but apparently not enough to stop […]

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Barack and Hillary Sitting in a Tree. P-U-N-C-H-I-N-G!

Barack and Hillary Sitting in a Tree. P-U-N-C-H-I-N-G!

| March 31, 2011 | 2 Replies

Have you ever played Pinochle, or some other bidding card game with a bad partner? Every time you toss in a bid, your partner’s bid either undercuts you or they over bid of, God forbid, you find yourself bidding against them. Well, that’s what appears to be happening lately in the Obama administration. consider their […]

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Moussa Koussa Busted Loussa*

Moussa Koussa Busted Loussa*

| March 31, 2011 | Reply

This is very good news. BREGA, Libya — As rebel forces in Libya began a cautious regrouping after a panicked retreat, Britain on Thursday offered new details about the defection of Libya’s foreign minister, Moussa Koussa, insisting that there had been no deal to lure him in return for immunity from prosecution. [...] Mr. Koussa […]

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After the President's Libya Speech, I Still Have Questions

After the President's Libya Speech, I Still Have Questions

| March 29, 2011 | Reply

Last night, President Obama did his best impression of an embarrassed schoolboy handing in a two-week late term paper he hastily finished the night before and told us what he thinks we’re doing in Libya and why Operation Air Quotes is the right thing. You can read the speech here and determine for yourself if […]

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An Exit Strategy That's Not an Exit Strategy for A War That's Not A War

An Exit Strategy That's Not an Exit Strategy for A War That's Not A War

| March 24, 2011 | 4 Replies

Sunday, I wrote a post titled “To Heck With an Exit Strategy, Can the President Tell Us His Entry Strategy for Libya?”. When I wrote that, I thought surely President would have such a strategy for whatever the heck it is he’s doing in Libya, considering the Democratic Party’s obsession with the phrase “exit strategy” […]

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The Telework War, Day 3: Wherein President Obama Finally Notifies Congress

The Telework War, Day 3: Wherein President Obama Finally Notifies Congress

| March 21, 2011 | 2 Replies

We’re well into our brand-new, remotely-commanded war in Libya and our Commander-in-Chief has decided on a bold new strategy. First, he deigned to take a question on the war from his whirlwind tour of Chile wherein he pointed out: a) Muammar Ghaddafi can not remain as the leader of Libya, and b) we’re not going […]

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On the Matter of Freedom, We Should Never Be on China’s Side

On the Matter of Freedom, We Should Never Be on China’s Side

| December 8, 2010 | 14 Replies

On Friday, the Nobel committee will award the Nobel Peace Prize to someone who truly deserves it, a Chinese dissident named Liu Xiaobo. Mr. Liu won’t be there to receive his award because he is in a Chinese prison, serving an 11-year sentence for “subversion”. His wife won’t be there either, because the tyrants in […]

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The Leaks that Should Get Breathless Worldwide Coverage Today

The Leaks that Should Get Breathless Worldwide Coverage Today

| November 28, 2010 | 5 Replies

If you’re looking for a more gripping story than that of the cowardly accused child-molester Julian Assange and the documents he’s released that will get good people killed*, here’s one for you. With its ruthless dictator, network of forced labour camps and iron grip of its ruling party, North Korea is the last country one […]

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