Print Story why do YOU hate America?
By rmg (Mon Jul 03, 2006 at 06:42:07 PM EST) independence day, leftists, fireworks, the new york times (all tags)
left wing bloggers --

in the spirit of national unity engendered by the anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, perhaps the single most important document in human history, in which the God fearing natives of America declared their autonomy from the decadent, 18th century incarnation of sodom and gehmorrah then known as the "british empire," i want to try to understand why it is that so many of you hate us, our allies (particularly israel), and our way of life. that doesn't mean i'll like it, but in order to deal with ignorance, one first has to identify its source.

inside, what i'll be doing this fourth of july and a picture of my favorite firework display in recent memory.

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Print Story Chinese New Year
By weihan (Thu Mar 09, 2006 at 06:00:27 AM EST) China, Chinese New Year, fireworks, travel, Chinese hospitality (all tags)
This diary has been sitting around on my computer for a month now. I've been so busy doing fuck-all that I haven't gotten around to posting it. (That's a lie, I went to Xi'an in there somewhere)

So without further ado, here's my account of getting the hell out of Beijing to enjoy Chinese New Year in the sticks with Very.

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