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Falun Gong Protesters Greet Hu Jintao

Today and tomorrow, Chinese President Hu Jintao is in Washington, D.C. to attend a nuclear security summit and to discuss potential United Nations sanctions against Iran. A small cadre of Falun Gong protesters have gathered in a small park outside the security perimeter surrounding the Washington Convention Center, where the security summit is being held. [...]

What’s Up With That, China?

This past week, we saw news of a skirmish between Chinese and U.S. boats in the South China Sea. Five Chinese ships harassed and maneuvered close to a U.S. Navy ship, the USNS Impeccable. The Impeccable sprayed one ship with water from fire hoses to force it away. Its crew members stripped to their underwear, [...]

Dreams of a Well-Lit Christmas

Every family should have a Christmas light display like the one depicted in this YouTube video. And H.R. 4502 means to help you do that. The bill would temporarily suspended the duty on certain Christmas tree lamps. According to this report from the United States International Trade Commission, there are about $557,000-worth of incandescent Christmas [...]

Which Would Make China Look Better? Hosting the Olympics or Paying Its Debts?

“If China wants to ‘look good’ for the Olympics they should ‘pay up.’” So says commenter “Bob” on the page for Senate Concurrent Resolution 78, which would express the sense of Congress that the People’s Republic of China should disclose the selective default status of certain bonds to the Securities and Exchange Commission. This refers [...]