Daily Archives: March 25, 2008

A Georgia peach

Larry Flynt’s Hustler, a men’s club by the Hudson River employees fairly good looking girls.  Most of them are from Eastern Europe.  Some of them are lively, out going, playful; and some looked like they’d rather be somewhere else.  It isn’t … Continue reading

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Doctor Dolittle

J came to play card game baifen this past Sunday.  I haven’t seen her for a good few years.  Last time was at a ski resort, we had hot pot and well, played cards in the evenings.  She just got … Continue reading

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The pecking order

There is a well-established pecking order of prejudice in western Europe [mostly geographical]. The British look down on the French, the French look down on the Italians, the Italians look down on the Spanish, the Spanish look down on the … Continue reading

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EB-5

How much a legal US residency – green card – worth nowadays?   EB-5 is a federal program, it’s either $500,000 (for investing in a business in a rural or high unemployment area) or $1m elsewhere.  Gee, I gave up my green card for nothing, 🙂 … Continue reading

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The drug card

I’ve long heard that Americans use drugs.  All kinds of drugs.  Good and bad.  The first time on the Beautiful Country’s soil, I saw Drug Store signs everywhere.  Despite my poor English, I think I wasn’t mistaken ‘drug’ for candy.  I … Continue reading

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So Hillary lied

I understand, but don’t understand the fuss over senator Clinton’s lie, or misspoke on her trip to Bosnia under gun fire.  (Btw, isn’t she been under fire ever since the day she surfaced next to her hubby, singing I stand by my … Continue reading

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The Frenchies

This former NYT Paris bureau chief said that an interview is sometimes not an interview in France, because ‘it has long been common practice for journalists in France to allow their interview subjects to edit their words. “Read and corrected,” the system … Continue reading

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The newsman in the news

The glaring differences in the way the news are being handled: in the west, if a newspaper or magazine is backed by da government, no one would read.  But in China, if it isn’t backed by Beijing, no one would believe it: because … Continue reading

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The moneymen

Bankers, especially IBs, conjure up fat pay checks, astronomical bonus and 80+ hours workweeks.  It’s interesting to know how much salary do the CBs, central bankers that set interest rates are being paid around the globe.  Ben isn’t on the top!  Ben Bernake, … Continue reading

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