October 2, 2009
Why celebrate the Communist takeover of China?
What's red and yellow on top that honors--not symbolizes but honors--millions dead, totalitarianism, forced abortion, brutal occupation of a foreign land and oh, by the way, horrible air pollution and lax safety standards killing thousands? Hint; it is in one of the most liberal cities in the U.S. Another hint; it is less than two miles from the U.N.Answer. The Empire State Building, all aglow in honor of the 60th anniversary of the takeover of China by the communists. Oh sure, some, such as Tibetans and their sympathizers, protested this momentous occasion; obviously they didn't understand the importance of the friendship between the peoples of China and the U.S. The renowned landmark opened during the Depression and for decades was one of the tallest buildings in the world, and is still a New York tourist attraction. On July 4, the red, white and blue lights on the building's upper floors proudly celebrating America's freedom, and green lights blaze on St. Patrick's Day....(Read Full Post)