Archive for January, 2011

Update on China: Unfortunate Personal Anecdote Involving President Hu

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

I left at 5PM this afternoon to take my daughter to her Tae Kwon Do class near downtown Chicago.  Strangely, there was a police cruiser blocking the entrance to the Kennedy Expressway, the only way to get to downtown Chicago in a reasonable amount of time.  I stopped by his car and asked him what […]

Should We Still Trade With China? Should the Eagle Abandon the Dragon?

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

With China’s Premier in town, it seems a good time to review where the United States stands vis-a-vis China in the realm of trade.  China is still nominally a Communist state.  It is an authoritarian state.  It imprisons its citizens on the basis of their thoughts without affording them due process of law or access […]