London’s Olympics Opening Ceremony vs Beijing’s Olympics Opening Ceremony

I got up at 3:30 AM this morning here in China in great anticipation for the London Olympics Opening Ceremony. England had a greater budget to prepare for this show than China had, and the English had great hopes that London’s Opening Ceremony show would beat that of Beijing’s.

I always had doubts that the British can beat the Chinese’s cosmetic perfection, individual discipline, 20,000 cast members, technological breakthroughs, and 5,000 years of history, culture, and philosophies. Read more London’s Olympics Opening Ceremony vs Beijing’s Olympics Opening Ceremony

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Aung San Suu Kyi Defends Rohingya Muslims

Asked whether the estimated 800,000 Rohingyas in Myanmar are considered Myanmar nationals, Nobel Peace laureate and parliamentary candidate Aung San Suu Kyi replied, “I do not know. We have to be very clear about what the laws of citizenship are and who are entitled to them.”

In an effort to provide such clarity, this reporter met with a Myanmar Interior Ministry official to get some answers: Read more Aung San Suu Kyi Defends Rohingya Muslims

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Mitt Romney Vows to Eliminate “The Poverty”

GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney announced today that when he is elected he will eliminate poverty by systematically eliminating poor people.

“Poor and under-insured elderly people put a tremendous strain on our county’s resources”, Romney stated at a campaign event.

“The only way to deal with this problem is to eliminate poor and elderly people from the United States”. Read more Mitt Romney Vows to Eliminate “The Poverty”

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Clint Eastwood Kills 14 At Democratic National Convention

CHARLOTTE, NC – In a shocking rampage that also left 37 people wounded, screen legend and Republican supporter, Clint Eastwood, killed 14 people at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday.

Just one week after an infamous speech at the RNC in Tampa.

Allegedly breaking into the conference via a backdoor, Eastwood reportedly popped off several rounds into the gathered crowd, declaring: “Democrats can, you know… wow, I thought I… what’s going on?” Read more Clint Eastwood Kills 14 At Democratic National Convention

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Common Spastic Condition Receives a New Name

From today, nobody will ever again suffer from the annoying and temporary condition known as the hiccups, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).

That is because they have suddenly decided to name them after their cause rather than the symptom, in line with current medical naming conventions.

“Our lead researchers all agree that it makes more sense to call this condition Temporary Spastic Diaphragm, or TSD for short,” a WHO spokesperson explained. “After all, we don’t call measles ‘red, spotty rash,’ and we don’t call dyslexia ‘letter confusion’ either.” Read more Common Spastic Condition Receives a New Name

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