For 1/10th our Covid bill – a 385-mph train from Beijing, China to Seattle, Washington

A reporter placed his finger on the 69-foot, 24,000-pound Maglev (magnetic levitation)  train and with a small push, the train moved. This was the latest technological leap by China and its 4.5 million engineers (U.S. has less than 500,000) - the prototype of a 385-miles per hour (mph) passenger train set to be operational in … Continue reading For 1/10th our Covid bill – a 385-mph train from Beijing, China to Seattle, Washington

Teens – who cross border – suffer from illegal working conditions in U.S. suburban factories

A report compiled by Eric Ruark, director of research at the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), revealed that "... only 27% of workers hired by agribusinesses are American citizens, 21% are green card holders, around 1% are part of the guest worker program … and a whopping 51% are unauthorized immigrants”. This week Rep. … Continue reading Teens – who cross border – suffer from illegal working conditions in U.S. suburban factories

“The Germans” Fawlty Towers episode ruled racist, but no Netflix warning on a Nazi dvd

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tms0yk9kqVM&w=836&h=470 The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) decided Thursday, last week, that it must protect viewers from a very funny Monty Python sketch, which parodied Nazis in World War II. That conflict resulted in about 30 million deaths, and was started by Germany's invasion of Poland in 1939. The episode contains racial slurs, so we are … Continue reading “The Germans” Fawlty Towers episode ruled racist, but no Netflix warning on a Nazi dvd

U.S. farm products bound to China refused – carriers would rather send empty containers

"This was a deal that was negotiated over a long period of time," Steve Mnuchin explained, when asked if China will keep to its promise of buying $250 billion in U.S. (farm) goods. "It was signed off by President Xi [Jinping] and President [Donald] Trump, and, and I have every reason to expect that they … Continue reading U.S. farm products bound to China refused – carriers would rather send empty containers

Update – April, 2021 -Trilateral Commission worldwide membership list is released here

An updated - April, 2021 - list of members of the Trilateral Commission is now available here. Secretary of State Tony Blinken has moved off the list from 2020, and other new names added. When members are appointed to public office, they are no longer active in the Commission. Other Trilateral members and participants, who … Continue reading Update – April, 2021 -Trilateral Commission worldwide membership list is released here