It is better to be an outcast, a stranger in one’s own country, than an outcast from one’s self. It is better to see what is about to befall us and to resist than to retreat into the fantasies embraced by a nation of the blind.
Chris Hedges

Friday, January 21, 2011

The Ascendancy of Asia

As Obama waves goodbye to Chinese President Hu Jintao, Americans can take pride in their President standing tall in the saddle to remind his counterpart of the need for human rights for the Chinese people.