One should never negotiate with protestors. Protestors are essentially street mobs. They do not have to be responsible . It is impossible to hold them accountable for what they say. They can change their position in a second. They are not elected, or appointed .… Continues
China’s Long Road to Superpower Status
China lacks the political, economic, and civil freedoms to become a world leader.
In the last decade, the notion of China becoming the world’s next superpower has become almost an idee fixe for many.
This picturesque Italian village was owned by the Benedictine abbey of San Pietro dei Monti in the 12th century and was once a bustling village full of olive farmers. Population began to decline, however, in the late 19th century when a series of earthquakes struck the area.… Continues
Footage of a plane landing in high winds at Chicago’s O’Hare airport shows a landing that, to the average passenger, must have seemed unusual, if not scary.
You’re seated in 4A.
You’re landing at Chicago’s O’Hare airport and you get the distinct impression that the pilot isn’t flying the plane in a straight line.… Continues
Beijing (AFP) – China’s authoritarian President Xi Jinping and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin share similar views on issues from human rights to Mikhail Gorbachev, in an increasingly close personal relationship that mirrors their countries’ converging interests.
Mauritania’s second-largest city is home to the world’s largest ship graveyard. The city’s port is home to more than 300 rusted vessels, as corrupt officials took bribes from boat owners, allowing them to abandon their ships.
City United Methodist Church
The United States Steel Company paid $385,000 toward the construction of this $1 million Gothic beauty in the 1920s, but now the church lies in decay.
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Bulgarian Communist Party Headquarters
When the Iron Curtain fell in 1989, it left behind this massive relic, perched at an altitude of nearly 5,000 feet. The new government hopes to restore the immense building.
“As a Race, Dragons are the second oldest of God’s Children. As a Race, they are not possessed of the extreme malevolence and unbridled spite of The Nameless Ones. And … they are not inclined to be genocidal racists like the demons.… Continues