Gongol.com Archives: January 2016
And now there are some real clowns taking shots at her. They are corrosive to principled, reform-oriented conservatism, no matter how "conservative" they claim to be.
Not red as in Communist, either. At least not predominantly. The country's drive to get rid of "corruption" isn't really about anti-corruption efforts (though they need them). It's almost certainly just an excuse for scapegoating and purges. The grain of truth that corruption exists does not change the fact that an authoritarian government needs to create fear and uncertainty among the people generally in order to stay in power. China is about to get wobbly, especially with an economic slowdown underway. This is just a symptom.
That's down from 81% in 2008
Technology isn't just about the possible -- issues like cultural expectations also play a role
They really should have just scooped them all up back when the team was still terrible -- but perhaps they just didn't have the cash to do it