Boeing 737 MAX (Would you Fly?)


Boeing’s 737 is by a wide margin the most popular commercial plane on the planet.  The short to medium range plane dates back to the sixties.   The stubby plane uses less fuel than similar aircraft and can carry  from 130 to 190 passengers.    It is the back bone of many discount carriers like SouthwestContinue reading “Boeing 737 MAX (Would you Fly?)”

Dear, Canada, Britain, France, Mexico, Australia, Germany, Sweden, Italy, Nigeria, Argentina,Japan, New Zealand and the rest of the world.


Dear, Canada, Britain, France, Mexico, Australia, Germany, Sweden, Italy, Nigeria, Argentina,Japan, New Zealand and the rest of the world, Despite what you read and see on television. America and Americans haven’t lost our minds or our way.  We realize you are bombarded with negative sounds and images emanating from our great nation, leaving the impressionContinue reading “Dear, Canada, Britain, France, Mexico, Australia, Germany, Sweden, Italy, Nigeria, Argentina,Japan, New Zealand and the rest of the world.”

China: Fengxian opens ‘Dream Market’ to help less fortunate


Ti Gong   Residents check the difficulties and dreams publicized at the Dream Market launched in the outskirt Fengxian District on Sunday.   Fengxian District launched its annual campaign on Sunday to encourage citizens help to realize the dreams of the less fortunate. The Dream Market campaign, which was initiated in 2016, encourages individuals, socialContinue reading “China: Fengxian opens ‘Dream Market’ to help less fortunate”

He loves Trump, he loves only Trump, Only Trump!


    For Donald Trump, there isn’t anything more beautiful than a large building with his name on it or several buildings with his name on it, all over the world. Trump Tower Moscow failed and from we understand Mr Trump was very disappointed.  The Chinese Government understands Presidesnt Trump and what brings him joy. Continue reading “He loves Trump, he loves only Trump, Only Trump!”

How gay Chinese hide their relationships behind ‘sham marriages’


In China – where same-sex unions are not legal and homosexuality remains taboo – gay men and women are marrying each other When Xiaoxiong and her lesbian lover wanted to hide their relationship from their parents, they decided to find men willing to marry them. They had a specific type in mind: gay. Searching outContinue reading “How gay Chinese hide their relationships behind ‘sham marriages’”

Zzzzzz Your next-NEXT car will be Electric!


Yes, your next NEXT car will be electric.   A report from research firm,Bloomberg New Energy Finance says by 2022,” the report says, the cost of ownership of battery electric vehicles will fall below that of an internal combustion engine vehicle.  Bloomberg projects by 2040 25% of the cars globally will be electric. In 2016, nearlyContinue reading “Zzzzzz Your next-NEXT car will be Electric!”

North Korea nuclear threat: should California start panicking?


As rhetoric between North Korea and the US ratchets up, should major cities on the west coast be worried about a missile strike? Experts say the answer is tricky Unidentified rockets at a military parade marking the 105th anniversary of the birth of late North Korean leader Kim Il-sung in Pyongyang on 15 April 2017.Continue reading “North Korea nuclear threat: should California start panicking?”

China’s Leftover Women: What its really like being Unmarried at 30


A ‘leftover woman’ in the SK-II ad  By: Yuan Ren/Beijing As I turn 30, I am left wondering what it means to be a Chinese woman – and a well educated one at that – entering her third decade. One thing is for sure: if like me, you’re unmarried at 30, your life “is over”. JustContinue reading “China’s Leftover Women: What its really like being Unmarried at 30”

China: Funny Money


Ghanian Asamoah Gyan moved to Shanghai to, in his words, “get paid.” By: Dino Quin/The American In Italia Buying players in the January transfer window is bad, desperate business, or so the adage goes. If the player’s any good, purchasing clubs must pay a considerable mid-season markup to snare them from the selling club. TheContinue reading “China: Funny Money”

There will be chaos: Big Oil’s collapse and the birth of a new world order


Chevron Refinery Richmond, California  (Picture KQED) Barrel prices have completely cratered. With alternative energies on the rise, geopolitics may never be the same By: Michael Klare/Tomdispatch.com As 2015 drew to a close, many in the global energy industry were praying that the price of oil would bounce back from the abyss, restoring the petroleum-centric worldContinue reading “There will be chaos: Big Oil’s collapse and the birth of a new world order”