China has just surpassed the United States in the volume of its foreign trade; it has the world’s second largest GNP … and is expected to surpass the U.S. in this decade; the U.S. owes China over one trillion dollars … with billions more to come; and now it has outshone Uncle Sam on one more front … humility. The Chinese have now decreed that ostentatious displays of power and privilege for the ruling classes are now forbidden … and that the nation’s media need no longer fawn at the feet of the plutocrats. See: Telegraph Article. Wow! Double wow!!
I just wrote a blog entry on how our White House has erected 54 Christmas trees (see: Oh Oh Tannenbaum) and it was recently revealed that
taxpayers spent $1.4 billion
last year on the trappings of our President and his family. Moreover our national media and East/West
Coast glitterati can’t lavish praise enough on our current leadership. I guess if Barack Obama really want’s U.S.
down in history as another Abe Lincoln, he needs to take a lesson from the
Chinese … and lay off the wagyu beef ... to go