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VIDEO: Republicans Rising

VIDEO: Confrontation

On May 21, 2015
Wednesday   20 May 2015  / Hour 2, Block A: Stephen Yates, chairman of the Idaho Republican Party, CEO of D.C. International Advisory, and former advisor to Vice President Dick Cheney, in re:  Downward trend of Chinese economy, co-termminuos with Chinese aggresson against its neighbors.  CNN reports: a US surveillance aircraft at 15,000 ft or above, looking at areas where China has dumped staggering amounts of sand and earth in order to "create" islands that China can claim in order to have oil and gas rights.  The drone heard a Chinese voice in English:

VIDEO: 'Poison Pill'

On May 20, 2015
Tuesday 19 May 2015  / Hour 1, Block D: Larry Kudlow, in re: White House has threatened to veto a crucial trade bill; the bi-partisan measure "a poison pill,"  said Jack Lew.  Sabotage aimed at China; but the yuan has gone up 40% in the last several years.  If you tax something less, then you'll get more of it, including world trade.  Tariffs are taxes. If you lower tariffs, it's good for consumers and business. It's nuts to insulate ourselves in this protectionist corner.

VIDEO: Staring Contest

On May 19, 2015
Tuesday 19 May 2015  / Hour 1, Block D: Larry Kudlow, in re: White House has threatened to veto a crucial trade bill; the bi-partisan measure "a poison pill,"  said Jack Lew.  Sabotage aimed at China; but the yuan has gone up 40% in the last several years.  If you tax something less, then you'll get more of it, including world trade.  Tariffs are taxes. If you lower tariffs, it's good for consumers and business. It's nuts to insulate ourselves in this protectionist corner.

VIDEO: Hammer Attacks

On May 18, 2015
Thursday  14 May 2015  / Hour 1, Block B:  Edward W Hayes, criminal defense attorney par excellence, in re: Bizarre New York story – a schizophrenic takes a hammer and whacks innocent strangers with the claw –at Eighth Avenue and 38 St, he attacks a female cop three times on the back of her neck. Her partner pulls his gun, fires four shots in three seconds hitting the madman in his head and torso, saving the woman cop’s life.  Meanwhile, Mayor de Blasio was travelling in California and elsewhere to speak of his policy endeavors.

VIDEO: Maritime Intrigue

On May 14, 2015
Monday  11 May 2015  / Hour 1, Block C:Claudia Rosett, FDD & Forbes.com, in re: Iran Shipping Sanctions Run Aground?  Officially, the Obama administration remains committed to enforcing sanctions on Iran’s main merchant shipping fleet, the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines, also known as IRISL. But in practice, since the Iran nuclear talks began early last year, many of IRISL’s cargo ships appear to be operating . .

VIDEO: China in Canada

On May 11, 2015
Wednesday  6 May 2015  / Hour 1, Block B: Charles Burton, professor, Brock University, in re: . . .  hope that Canada will take the lead in monitoring the Sino-British agreement that led to the transfer of Hong Kong to China. China's control over HK sovereignty is supposed to be limited. The gist of my testimony was that Canada must readjust its policy toward China in light of China's crackdown on students, civil protests, freedom of the press, democracy, civil society.