It sure is good to be a gangsta
If you want the favor and goodness of the United States government, if you want all the muscle of the United States leaning your way, then I know one thing: It’s good to be a gangsta Want the boot of America on your neck? Want America to spit in your face? Meddle with your internal politics, or worse, stand aside, hold coats as it were, | Read More »
Dalai Lama: Marxist
(Via Hot Air) Who knew? “Still I am a Marxist,” the exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader said in New York, where he arrived today with an entourage of robed monks and a heavy security detail to give a series of paid public lectures. “(Marxism has) moral ethics, whereas capitalism is only how to make profits,” the Dalai Lama, 74, said. However, he credited China’s embrace of | Read More »
The Obama Administration Supports Tibet
The Dalai Lama departs the Palm Room of the White House after meeting with President Obama. Reportedly Obama was “supportive” but not to such a degree that it required that the trash be cleared away.
Apple iPhone, Obama block Dalai Lama
Things are tough for a Nobel Peace Prize winner these days–for the Dalai Lama, that is. From The Hill’s Technology Blog: Apple blocks Dalai Lama apps in China By Ian Swanson – 12/30/09 09:54 AM ET Apple has blocked iPhone applications related to the Dalai Lama in China. (…) An Apple spokeswoman told PC World that the company must comply with local laws, and that | Read More »
Obama “boycotts” Dalai Lama
Barack Hussein Obama has become the first president to boycott the Dalai Lama since he began visiting the nation’s capital in 1991. Interestingly, Obama’s boycott comes a little over a year after he, and now secretary of state and then democrat party opponent Hillary Clinton, called on president George W. Bush to boycott the Beijing Olympics opening ceremony. That was then and this is now. | Read More »
So much for those ‘Free Tibet’ bumper stickers.
I understand that they can be easily enough removed with a combination of WD-40 and a razor blade. Some people should get cracking with that… In an attempt to gain favor with China, the United States pressured Tibetan representatives to postpone a meeting between the Dalai Lama and President Obama until after Obama’s summit with his Chinese counterpart, Hu Jintao, scheduled for next month, according | Read More »
One wonders if Hollywood will ‘drop’ the Dalai Lama now.
After all, Freeing Tibet is one thing – but rank heresy of this sort? Audience member: “Can you give us an example of a leader we should look up to as a positive influence?” Dalai Lama (after thinking for a few seconds): “President Bush. I met him personally and liked him very much. He was honest and straightforward, and that is very important. I may | Read More »
China and the Dalai Lama
According to the Post, China is now “urging” Obama not to meet with the Dalai Lama. This is nothing new, China has been telling world leaders not to meet with the Lama for years. Every president since H.W. Bush has met with the Tibetan leader and ignored the Chinese. BUT that was every president before B.O. This is a no brainer – ignore the Chinese and | Read More »