Note: This is an extension of another post, which can be found: https://blog.hiddenharmonies.org/2019/09/06/links-on-hong-kong-2019-unrest/ Over this past Summer and Fall, I watched with heightened interest (and much dismay and sadness) the violence that has besieged Hong Kong. Instead of arguing and shouting (there is too much of that already on the streets), I aim to … [Read more...] about The Hong Kong 2019 unrest and riots (part 2): A full-scale American funded and organized violent color revolution!
Everywhere on the news, we hear about how the late Senator John McCain is a hero and a patriot, someone who rises above partisan bickering, an independent thinker, a maverick - someone who put country above politics. The embodiment of "decency" from a "bygone" era... It is truly amazing how I hear this from across the political spectrum, Republics, Democrats ... and from … [Read more...] about McCain a U.S. National Hero?
The recent post by pugster about rioters in Hong Kong brought to my mind some thoughts I had as the Umbrella Revolution was flaming out a couple of years ago. One of the arguments many people in the West used to denigrate the HK and Mainland government in support of the Umbrella movement was that the rioters had a right to block streets and shut down districts to get their … [Read more...] about Free Speech Definitely Doesn’t Mean Cost Notwithstanding Speech
More people (even Professor Francis Fukuyama) seem to be waking up to the fact that populist democracy controlled by money (let’s call it Democracy with a big dee) is a political cul-de-sac. However, just as otherwise enlightened individuals such as Galileo and Newton dare not deny the existence of God, modern-day Democracy skeptics are hesitant to challenge its sanctity. … [Read more...] about Second Enlightenment – Debunking Democracy