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Smooth Aggregator, Not So Smooth Poet
News links and the occasional attempt at poetry
CBS Sports: A 143-pitch no hitter!
3 Apr 2021
He did it, but he had to work for it.
People’s Daily: Biden shouldn’t repeat Trump’s mistakes over Taiwan
3 Apr 2021
Considering how little the diplomatic relationship between the U.S. and China has changed under a new American president, this message carries extra relevance.
U.S. admiral uses claim that China is eager to invade Taiwan to ask for $27 billion
23 Mar 2021
Read deeper into this story from the Guardian and you find this: "My opinion is that this problem is much closer to us than most think and we have to…
Bloomberg: America Is Headed to a Showdown Over Taiwan, and China Might Win
14 Mar 2021
Before you dismiss this story as something penned by a lightweight, you might want to learn more about the author. This excerpt from the op-ed echoes loudly: For two centuries,…
The Guardian: China could invade Taiwan in next six years, top US admiral warns
10 Mar 2021
This is another example of poor headline writing and scaremongering. Let's face it: China could invade tomorrow or never. Projecting a timeline is weak.