Archive for July, 2005

CAFTA-DR has passed

Thursday, July 28th, 2005

Well in a vote of 217 to 215 the house passed the Central American Free Trade Agreement. Many say that the agreement is going to cause job loss to local farmers and cause human rights, and environmental problems in the Central American countries. In the Chicago Tribune today, the feeling was that the Central American […]

Made in China

Wednesday, July 20th, 2005

Well it seems that China has made AP news again. This time it has to do with military power rather than economic. The article is about new developments in Chinese weaponry and tactics. According to Reuters, China has developed weapons such as intercontinental missiles and is seeking out its first military outposts in the world. […]

Ins. is not the future

Tuesday, July 19th, 2005

This country is the greatest in the world but it has some major problems and thats why you should log on to and voice your discontents. Anyway, I recently found one problem because I was directly affected by it recently. It is the problem with health care in this country. You can’t get it […]

CNOOC ltd. vs. Cheveron inc.

Sunday, July 17th, 2005

You may not be following the story in the news but I thought I might leave a trail in case you were inerested in the Chineese acquisition of Unocal Oil corporation
I must admit, Im a little scared. Like I mentioned in my blog “learn Chinese” this Chinese corporation is run and owned by a […]

Tuesday, July 12th, 2005

Hello, Hello, Hello Fellow Americans and Worldly neihbors. I would like to invite all inhabitants of this Earth to visit the title of this blog entry. It is increasingly more common these days to take what the media and television tell people (particularly Americans) at face value. Is there another voice out there in the […]

Learn Chinese

Saturday, July 2nd, 2005

I was just reading about the latest corporate aquisition of Unical oil corporation and then about other Chinese investments. It seems that a Chinese government owned corporation called CNOOC has placed the largest bid on Unical. It offered 17.4 billion dollars which topped cheveron’s 16 billion dollar bid. Some are asking wether this is a […]

Justice steps down

Friday, July 1st, 2005

Today is a sad day for those of us that treasure civil liberties as we know them today. This morning Sandra Day O’ Connor stepped down from her position as one of the two modderates on the supreme court. Her decissions have been the determining factor in many rulings which protect our civil rights as […]