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Monthly Archives: December 2008

Harmonizing the Gulf of Aden

Time to put on your dancing shoes and get out the karaoke microphones. The Navy’s Political Art Troupe has released a stirring song to commemorate the mission to defeat the pirates of Somalia:

Translated, it goes something like this:

Make Haste to Somalia
Lyrics: Wang Lei
Music: Lei Yu
Make haste to Somalia, cruise the Gulf of Aden
With lofty sentiments, […]

Santa’s last Ho

‘Tis the season for right-wing hacks to grumble about politically correct phrases like “Happy Holidays” and “Seasons Greetings” and the lack of religious symbolism on Christmas cards. So, here’s my religiously symbolic card to wish everyone of all faiths and none a very Merry Christmas.

Truck vs police car

Filmed near Qingdao:

The life and death in Rongshui of Francoise Grenot-Wang

The Xinhua headline was like a dagger in the heart. A fire had killed one person in Rongshui county, Guangxi. A Frenchwoman was missing. As I clicked on the link to open the article, I desperately hoped it was someone else. Someone else’s tragedy. But it could only have been one person - Francoise, […]