Chinese Navy Holds Drills as Protests against Japan Intensify

NoisyRoom   Stronger Chinese Navy Worries Neighbors and US Japan’s New Ambassador to China Dies of Illness as Tensions Rise Panasonic, Toyota Report Damages in China as Protests Widen Japan's Ambassador To China Dies As Chinese Police Use Tear Gas, Water Cannon On Anti-Japan Protesters … [Read more...]

Sky Diving with SOCOM – sort of: Thoughts on Japan

I want to free fall out into nothing Gonna to leave this world for awhile And I’m free, I’m free fallin’ —Tom Petty “Free Fallin’” On March 13 (not a Friday this year) I jumped with SOCOM (Special Operations Command)—sort of, and made my first free fall parachute jump.  I say “sort of” because SOCOM remains blissfully unaware of my existence.  I’m sure that the announcement that I jumped “with” them, is news to … [Read more...]