Japanese Protectionism, Latinos in the USA and The Age of Reason

I have to say, I love my iPad.  Everyday I pick it up about 15 times and flick through the various news apps to take a quick pulse of what is happening in the world.  When I tire of the news I can quickly switch to my books or watch a documentary on Netflix. I…… Continue reading Japanese Protectionism, Latinos in the USA and The Age of Reason

Asian Prostitute and Being Human

Just read a great piece from the San Francisco Chronicle called “Diary of a Sex Slave” .  It details how the young woman got in trouble financially in Korea, thought she was going to the USA to work in a hostess bar and found herself in the sex trade.  Just wanted to write down my…… Continue reading Asian Prostitute and Being Human

Credit Cards – Some Advice for my loyal readers

Hi everyone.  Just read a nice piece in the NYT about which credit card to choose especially for travelers. As I have a lot of experience both traveling and in the airline industry, I thought I would give some free advice to my loyal readers out there.  Unfortunately this advice is only for card holders…… Continue reading Credit Cards – Some Advice for my loyal readers

Worth a read: Washington, We Have A Problem

“Despite Obama’s campaign pledge to end the partisan gridlock in Washington—and despite his early and dogged efforts to court congressional Republicans over cocktails at the White House—the G.O.P. has spent most of the period since the inauguration in near lockstep refusal to give the president votes for any of his major initiatives, from the economic-stimulus bill to health-care reform.”

The difference between the left wing nut job movement and the right wing nut job movement in the USA

Upon reading the above editorial and seeing the comments
“When is America gonna wake up and stop believing the people that are trying to control us with lies and misdirection!”
“It will never happen. The right wing nut jobs will always believe their own over the truth.”
I started to contrast the power of the conservative movement in the states against the seemingly ineffective efforts of the liberal initiatives.