May 31, 2021
Our Horrible Media: Lab Leak Edition

For more than a year, suggesting that the COVID-19 virus, which originated in Wuhan, China, might have escaped from the Wuhan Institute of Virology was a crazy, right-wing conspiracy theory that was the equivalent of believing the moon landings were faked. Let's start with this: You shouldn't trust anything the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) says. […]

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June 4, 2009
Remember Tiananmen

Twenty years ago today the Chinese communist government murdered untold numbers of pro-democracy demonstrators in Tiananmen Square. Wall Street Journal columnist Claudia Rosett, who was at the protests, remembers. That summer, after my junior year of high school, included a family trip to Washington, D.C. There, on July 4, I purchased a T-shirt from some […]

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March 17, 2008
Bad timing

Last week, the U.S. State Department removed China from its list of the world's worst human-rights abusers. This week, China's killing Tibetans in a crackdown on protests reminsicent of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre. And the International Olympic Committee thought having China host the Olympics was a good idea?

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August 8, 2007
Where do they pick up the forms?

The headline says it all: China tells living Buddhas to obtain permission before they reincarnate So, has the Chinese bureaucracy set up shop in whatever the Buddhist reincarnation waiting room is?

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November 18, 2006

China has finally admitted that it has been doing a great evil. After years of denial, China has acknowledged that many of the human organs used in transplants here are taken from executed prisoners and that many of the recipients are foreigners who pay hefty sums to avoid a long wait. Speaking at a conference […]

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July 9, 2006
Bad news for China

Last week's celebratory Independence Day rocket launches by the North Koreans are putting China in a pickle. China has one client state -- North Korea -- and over the past decade or so they've been willing to let Kim Jong Il throw periodic temper tantrums because the outbursts caused the U.S. more worry than it […]

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March 10, 2006
No port in this storm

So Dubai Ports World has decided to save President Bush and themselves a lot of political angst by transferring the management duties for six U.S. ports to a U.S. company. If that company ends up being Halliburton, it will spawn conspiracy theories among the moonbat left for the rest of the century. Now if only […]

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February 21, 2006
Promise for freedom

Sunday's Washington Post had a very interesting article on the how the Internet and technology is presenting problems for China's censors and government-controlled media.

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June 18, 2005
Persecution in China

I just thought I'd share this tidbit from the July 4 issue of National Review: When criticized for suppressing religious freedom, China's Communist rulers sometimes claim that churches in all countries are required to register with their governments. Meanwhile, word escapes Jilin province that 600 worshippers in underground Christian churches there were recently arrested. Yes, […]

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September 15, 2004
Double standard

Today's New York Times has an editorial decrying the lack of promised democracy in Hong Kong. Despite the shady campaign tactics and problems at voting sites, we hope that there was a lesson for Beijing in the results and that Sunday's vote was not a complete loss for the forces of openness. Democracy advocates increased […]

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