Japan and Vietnam have agreed to boost the strength of their military alliance.
The BBC News reports that, "Japan says it will give Vietnam six naval ships for patrols in the South China Sea, amid regional tension over competing maritime claims with China. The offer, worth 500 million yen (£2.9 million, $5 million), was announced during a visit by Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida to Hanoi."
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, (D.-Ca.) knows that most reporters are staunch supporters of the Democrat Party, but she continues to criticize them for failing to act as proper "messengers" of Leftist propaganda.
According to the Daily Caller, "Democrat House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi suggested Thursday that the media needed to carry water for her party in order to help their message resonate with voters. Pelosi’s remarks came at a press briefing in response to a reporter who asked why House Democrats’ message that Republicans are “anti-government” has failed to gain traction with the electorate."
President Barry Obama has a pen and a phone handy to sign an executive order to grant amnesty to all recent illegal aliens who have arrived in the US. Accordingly, many West Africans with the ebola virus may soon receive their U.S. Passports, so they can freel travel anywhere in the nation.
MSNBC reports that, "One Republican thinks the migrant children arriving at the southwestern border of the United States could be introducing American citizens to a deadly virus. Rep. Phil Gingrey of Georgia recently expressed his fear that the ongoing immigration crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border could trigger a health epidemic. He wrote a letter to Thomas Frieden, director of the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), calling on him to act immediately to assess the public risk posed by immigrants."
Pro-Russian separatists in Eastern Ukraine, calling themselves the Luhansk People's Republic, are preparing to play a soccer game in Novi Sad, Serbia. The team will celebrate afterwards at the local watering hole, Cafe Putin.
The Moscow Times reports that, "President Vladimir Putin may have won few recent admirers in the West, but he has found an unusual ally in the form of a Serbian restaurant owner who has decided to name his cafe after the Russian leader."
An Obama Gas station, owned by a Yemeni, is charging four cents more per gallon of unleaded gas than it's nearest rival, El Cheapo, but nevertheless Democrat voters in Columbia, South Carolina are filling their gas tanks with Obama Gas.
LIVE 5 WCSC reports that, "A gas station on Columbia's North Main Street has been renamed and redecorated after President Obama. Two gas stations sit at the corner of Columbia's North Main Street and Prescott Road, the El Cheapo and another station with a new name -- Obama."
BEIJING: Perhaps it was bound to happen sooner or later. China had embarked on free market and political reforms that offered more freedoms for the Chinese. However, such liberties in the country appear to be coming to the end of an era.
During my morning routine near Jinsong Subway Station in Beijing I buy a newspaper, but this morning all newsstands in the neighborhood were shut down overnight. One newsstand owner was observed cleaning up after police officers demolished his kiosk.
Democrat National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz may have sparked a racial brouhaha when she defended President Barry Obama for being lazy on the House floor.
According to the Daily Caller, "President Obama does his job less often than any commander-in-chief since Grover Cleveland, who held the office in the 19th century. That’s according to Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who was interviewed on MSNBC Wednesday ahead of a Republican-backed measure to sue Obama for overstepping his executive authority, especially in his unilateral actions to implement Obamacare."