May 16, 2005
Blogging Weekend Wrap-Up
Getting closer to moving day... It's weird to know this is probably the last Sunday night I will be in this town, ever.
Maybe she was distraught over proposed American limitations of Chinese underwear. Or American plans to manage China's Peaceful Rise. Or more Chinese censorship.
Newsweek claimed Americans desecrated the Koran at Gitmo. Afghans rioted. Newsweek lied, Muslims died. (OK, technically, Newsweek printed incorrect assertions due to faulty fact checking, but that doesn't rhyme!)
Maybe a marathon will make them happier.
In the 1990s, the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan tried to kill local dictator/thug Islam Karimov with five suicide car bombings in one day. The fifth was at the same place at the first, as the terrorists figured he would try to comfort the wounded (he did, and almost died). If a day like that doesn't make your local Soviet President-for-Life psycho-tough, nothing will.
Now that Operation Matador is over, what happened on the Iraq-Syria border?posted by Dan tdaxp on 05.16.05 at 01:31 PM in the Asia by blog category.
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George Lucas didn't know what he was missing
Excerpt: Chinese actress Bai Ling (Red Corner, Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow) was yanked from Revenge of the Sith when she chose to be June's Playboy">Playboy Playmate of the Month.Looks like George didn't know a good thing when he...
Weblog: Ramblings' Journal
Tracked: May 16, 2005 09:54 PM
Women in Combat
Excerpt: Republicans in the US House of Representatives introduced an amendment which would would remove women from the army combat support units in which they currently serve, and would ban them from such units in the future. I support that sentiment and bel...
Weblog: Far East Cynic
Tracked: May 17, 2005 01:06 PM
It looks like Bai Ling chose the latter (Playboy), not the former (Star Wars).posted by: GaijinBiker on 05.16.05 at 04:03 PM [permalink]
Yup, my attempt to sound smart was vanquished by my attempt to blog at 11 PM.posted by: Dan on 05.16.05 at 08:55 PM [permalink]