2021 - 3rd Quarter

Taiwan Is Its Own Motherland

Monday July 19

A key dividing line between Taiwanese and the more archaic members of the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) is found in how they answer two basic questions: “What do you consider to be your motherland? and “Would you die to defend it?” ...

China Has Made the CCP its Religion

Thursday July 8

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) last week celebrated the 100th anniversary of its founding. As expected, little was said about the millions upon millions of Chinese that died, either directly when the CCP seized power indirectly on as collateral damage of its many failed policies. Also flossed over was the way the CCP has foundered from a fractured Marxist/Leninist idea into being a capitalistic totalitarian one-party state “with Chinese characteristics” of course. ...