Category Archives: Asia

Japanese Baseball Team Names

Somewhat interesting…  Looking through some current events on Wikipedia I came across the headline that the Hokkaido Nippon Ham had beaten the Hiroshima Carp to win the Japanese World Series.  So the Ham beat the Carp.  For some reason I … Continue reading

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Taliban or Child Molesters?

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Obama Malaysia and Indiana

I recognize different situations many times need to be treated differently.  Yet avoiding the charges of hypocrisy are sometimes  difficult.   Obama criticizes Indiana Governor Mike Pence over the recently passed State “religious freedom law”.  Which is claimed (probably so) … Continue reading

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Hong Kong and Democracy

A little late on this but I was reminded that I had already written this when the United States had its own elections.  I believe I wrote this on October 8 in response to a Jeremi Suri article about the protest in … Continue reading

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Almost killed by a Cow in Thailand

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Chungking Mansion

I did not know I was going to stay in a famous building when I booked my room in Hong Kong but I got lucky.  The fame of the Chungking Mansion first occurred to me when I told a local … Continue reading

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