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Entries from August 9th, 2008

Olympics and the Chinese Century?

August 9th, 2008 No Comments

I was reading someone’s impression of the Olympics opening ceremony this evening. After viewing the ceremony, he remarked that he thought this was the end of the “American Century” and the beginning of the “Chinese Century”. What? You sit in your easy chair mesmerized by the spectacle of a blaze of fireworks, music, well-auditioned flag […]

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