Little things sometimes mean a lot, and big things nearly always do. Li Ka-shing is an aging (87) Hong Kong tycoon worth billions of dollars in real estate, telecommunications companies, and even artificial flowers. Artificial flowers is where he got his start to becoming one of the richest men in the world. He has been one of the Beijing government’s favorite capitalists.
President Obama is finally out in open as an advocate not of gun control, but of eliminating guns in the hands of the people. The White House announced Monday that the president is working on executive orders to do what Congress won’t.
Hovering over Vladimir Putin’s reckless adventurism in Syria is the shadow of Islamic demographics. His Russian Federation is at the risk of Muslim numbers, fast accelerating.
Human progress is not a given. Great achievement can be squandered if treated carelessly. Modern-day “progressives” like President Obama, who were “liberals” before they gave the word a bad odor, are counting on transformation of the culture to eliminate memory of the past. They may regret it.
Two political movements are colliding in Europe, with unpredictable results.