The Wisconsin Democrat Party has just announced their new motto, which is "Tax cuts are irresponsible." Wisconsin Democrats are perceived as trend-setters for the Democrat Party National Committee, and so many believe that while Obama touted the, 'Yes, we can," slogan in 2008, Hillary Clinton could hit the campaign trail in 2016 saying, "Read my lips, no new tax cuts."
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that, "Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic candidate Mary Burke traded political jabs Monday over how to handle Wisconsin's projected $1 billion budget surplus. Burke called Walker's plan for the surplus, including $505 million in tax cuts, "irresponsible" and said it would leave the state "in worse financial shape than we are today."
BEIJING: TV documentary producer from Fort Worth, Lance Crayon, has captured intruiging footage of graffiti artists marking their territory on the streets of China's capital city. Supposedly, the Chinese government has even permitted these clandestine activities to occur, despite concerns that it may encourage American-style street gangs to migrate to Beijing.
According to World of Chinese magazine, ", one of the first documentaries ever made covering, is set to be shown in Beijing later this month. Unlike in many other countries, graffiti artists are not seen as criminals or hoodlums in China. The government often requisitions, or even commissions, their artworks for its own ends. A government sponsored tournament held just before the 2008 Olympics ended with over 10,000 square meters of graffiti painted in Beijing."
Nobel Peace Prize Winner President Barack Obama has deployed substantial amounts of military aid to Africa, which is tranforming the continent into a large-scale US military base.
RT quotes Freeman as saying that, "The US has no good policy right now for Africa, which would mean developing the potential of the continent. And now under President Barack Obama our focus is becoming more and more on security and counter-terrorism, which now involves hundreds of millions and billions of dollars. And it’s really failing throughout the entire area of Sahara, West Africa, Central Africa… The security measures themselves have proven to be completely ineffective and it presented us with horrible conditions of worth, of life and destruction of countries."
It is considered a diplomatic custom for the U.S. State Department not to get involved with electioneering campaigns of candidates running for office in foreign countries, especially those that are considered allies of the U.S.A. Nevertheless, Secretary of State John Kerry is bucking tradition by endorsing an opposition leader of India in his bid to get elected as the country's prime minister.
According to the BBC News, "US Ambassador to India Nancy Powell is to meet controversial Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi soon, a US State Department spokesman has said."
Recognizing that Western countries have abandoned the security of Israel, the government of Iran is launching long-range missile tests to determine if its nuclear warheads can strike Jerusalem.
Reuters reports that, "'s military has successfully test-fired two new domestically made missiles, the defence minister said on Monday according to state television, ahead of talks with world powers to try to reach an agreement on curbing Tehran's nuclear programme."
Barack Obama was hailed as America's first gay president by Time Magazine, but friends of the Obama clan in Kenya, who recently visited Beijing and spoke with the Dallas Blog, claim that President Obama is not a homosexual and actually enjoys some special relationships with a few women. They spoke with such candid frankness to a conservative blogger, because they feel betrayed by Barack.
"We helped get Barack into the White House and he couldn't have done it with our help, but he has done nothing to help us after getting elected in 2008," a friend of the Obama clan told the Dallas Blog. They even contend that Beijing, not Washington, has done more to help the African continent to create a stronger economy for the African people.
Radical militant Islamists have launched a campaign of bombings against Christian Churches in Malaysia.
Channel NewsAsia reports that, "Religious tensions are on the rise in Malaysia after two home-made bombs were hurled at a church in the northern state of Penang. The pre-dawn attack came after provocative banners were hung outside three churches on the island."
Russian President Vladimr Putin has given much respect to the international martial arts community. Now, such fighters can compete for the Putin Prize at a tournament scheduled to be held in London in October.
According to Ria Novosti news agenc, "A martial arts tournament in honor of Russia’s President Vladimir Putin is set to be held in London in October, organizers say."
BEIJING: As more and more wealthy Chinese are floonding their cash into questionable banking investments, a default on those investments may pop the economic bubble of China.
China Radio International reports that, "Shadow banking has expanded rapidly in recent years. For instance, trust assets surged to about 10 trillion yuan by the third quarter last year, up 60 percent on the previous year. Chinese banks are only allowed to offer official rates to depositors, and those rates are flat with inflation, which has left Chinese savers ready to turn to other investments."