Oh, how things, such as culture, change. Twenty-five years ago tomorrow, April 27th in 1992, while eating at Beijing’s first McDonald’s after opening for the first time, a Chinese businessman wondered why there were no stir fried dishes on the menu. Another visitor, a retired soldier, wanted to know from where McDonald’s had come because he had never heard of it.
Wish I had spent more time there. Screw China, Japan is the place to be, when in that part of the world!
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Those Who Bake Are an Enemy of the State!
Authorities in Venezuela, homeland of the late Hugo Chavez, have been rounding up bakers, as in those who make tasty goodies in ovens, for making too much food and not following whatever stupid rules the bureaucrats have dictated.
I don’t like it here.” — a resident of Tianducheng, a city in China made to look like Paris
The place is “a little strange,” she says. I wonder if she’s been arrested yet.
There’s so much graft and corruption and greed in China. There was the melamin in pet food. There was junk in baby formula.
I wouldn’t be surprised if some are dumping their industrial waste into products they export to America. I remember from years back the toxic smell leaching from the black plastic cases of the cheap DVDs at the dollar store.
Because of these problems and lax enforcement of food safety and other regulations, I fully support ending free trade with China. It’s past time to begin placing tariffs on certain imports and banning others altogether.
All the right folks — among them George Soros, Mitt Romney, the Republican Establishment, Glenn Beck, career politicians of every stripe, the bureaucrats, the mainstream media, Hillary, Bernie, — are coming out against Trump, and secondarily Cruz, making all kinds of declarations about them and their campaigns, warning the electorate to steer clear of such wildly radical men.
So I might just vote from Trump — out of spite, mostly. If Cruz is the nominee he can count on my support. It’s a great way to rebel from the so-called mainstream.