U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, (D.-Tx.), who is known for telling her staff, "I'm a queen and I deserve to be treated like one," has launched a new career as an historian of American history. Nevertheless, her scholastic credential have been called into question, when she claimed the US Constitution was written 400 years ago while speaking at the Congressional House Floor.
The Houston Chronicle reports that, "Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, had an "oops" moment on the House floor. The Houston representative declared the U.S. Constitution was some 400 years old."
BEIJING: Amidst an ongoing crackdown on corruption in China, many government officials in the country are flooding their cash and investments in the United States of America and elsewhere to prepare for an escape.
According to NewsMax, "Exchange-traded funds focused on China are posting the world’s biggest outflows amid concern economic growth is slowing. Withdrawals from U.S.-based Chinese ETFs totaled $87.5 million March 10, the most among 46 nations, bringing this year’s redemption to $380.7 million, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. The iShares China Large-Cap ETF, the largest Chinese exchange-traded fund in the U.S., fell 1.6 percent to $33.90. The Bloomberg China-US Equity Index of the most-traded stocks in the U.S. dropped 2 percent to 99.60, led by Vipshop Holdings Ltd."
The United Nations has disclosed in a report that Cuba is smuggling sophisticated weapons to Pyongyang so that North Korea could launch electromagnetic pulse blasts against the United States.
NewsMax reports that, "Some experts, including Center for Security Policy President Frank Gaffney and former CIA analyst Dr. Peter Pry, have expressed concern that the intercepted Cuba ship could have been a dry run by North Korea for a possible future electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack against the United States from EMP weapons carried by freighters."
Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz contends that European liberals seek to isolate Israel.
According to NewsMax, "The hard left has a history of anti-Semitism as deep and enduring as the hard right. The line from Voltaire, to Karl Marx, to Levrenti Beria, to Robert Faurisson, to today’s hard-left Israel bashers is as straight as the line from Wilhelm Mars to the persecutors of Alfred Dreyfus to Hitler."
BEIJING — The 798 Arts Districts stands located in the heart of China’s capital city. The neighborhood promotes the local modern art scene and touts the latest pop culture trends of Asia. Visitors can browse through a wide array of art galleries and shops. And there’s no shortage of propaganda artworks that praise Chairman Mao and the Chinese Communist Party. The latest fad of Mao Memorabilia happens to be designs that depict U.S. President Barack Obama as a heroic New Mao, which is dubbed, ‘ObaMao Art.’
One popular store here sells ‘ObaMao Art,’ where you can see the current U.S. President wearing the traditional green uniform of People’s Liberation Army. He’s often shown wearing the green PLA cap to show his solidarity for China’s Cultural Revolution era. He’s the Red Guard Messiah.
Sen. John Cornyn (R.-Tx.) loves to heap praise for his buddy, Karl Rove, a GOP Establishment political operative, who is calling for Republicans to play nice with Hillary Clinton. Cornyn has described Rove as "my friend for a long time."
The Texas Tribune reports that, "Once the Texas GOP's go-to campaign strategist, Karl Rove has become something of a boogeyman for campaigns on both sides of the ballot in the 2014 election cycle."
Is the 'Like a Virgin' pop singer Madonna changing a tune in her political views? She recently chastised the Marxist-inspired Venezuelan government for cracking down on protestors. She even described the Communist agenda as "fascist."
According to Chanel NewsAsia, "US pop icon Madonna hit out at Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday, accusing his government of "fascism" over its handling of nationwide protests."
The Scottish independence movement is enjoying a revival after Great Britain threatened to make the Scots go poorer.
Reuters reports that, "The first opinion poll since Britain's rulers warned Scots they would lose the pound if they voted to leave the United Kingdom showed a slight increase in support for independence ahead of a referendum on the issue scheduled for September 18."
Amidst concerns that President Barack Obama has sparked revolutionary uprisings in the Ukraine, Thailand, Syria and Egypt, the White House will greet Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama in a closed-door meeting on Friday morning. Details of their conversation will not be revealed publicly.
According to the Houston Chronicle, "President will host Tibetan spiritual leader the for a meeting on Friday, the White House said, in a move that could rankle already tense relations between the U.S. and China."