David Knights' Weblog

November 6, 2018

An amazing obit

Filed under: General — dknights @ 2:17 pm
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An obit this honest takes guts.  Would that more such obits were published.

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October 10, 2018

A further step backward for China

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 11:27 am
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China seems to be slipping back to its more authoritarian past.  Story here.  I think that China is headed for social upheaval in the next 10 years.

October 8, 2018

Kentucky criminals

Filed under: Kentucky,Legal — dknights @ 4:04 pm
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Just another day in the history of crime and punishment in the Bluegrass.

October 5, 2018

Another missing Chinese national?

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 9:55 am
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I previously noted a report on a missing Chinese movie star here.  Now, another high profile Chinese national has gone missing.  Could some sort of crackdown be going on behind the scene?

October 2, 2018

Defensive gun use

Filed under: General — dknights @ 2:35 am
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Sounds like a perfectly righteous shooting.  Good for this mom.

September 24, 2018

Missing Chinese movie star

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 2:10 pm
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This is interesting.  No one seems to know where she is.  If the government have her, thus far they aren’t saying.

January 25, 2018

Military deployed to fight crime in Montego Bay

Filed under: General,Politics — dknights @ 7:22 pm
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The Jamaican Defense Forces (the equivalent of the Jamaican Army) have been deployed to the resort town of Montego Bay and the surrounding St. James parish.  This is an effort to reduce crime, especially murders, that have spiked in the parish over the last year.  While crime has always been a problem in the southern part of the island, the tourist area in the northern half has typically been very safe.

This is a sad development sure to hurt the tourist trade that the island depends on.  Story here.

May 4, 2017

Well this is depressing

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 5:18 pm
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There is tons of money to be saved by cutting out the waste in Defense Department.

April 30, 2017

Defensive gun use

Filed under: Legal — dknights @ 6:59 am
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Interesting story.  I’d like to know more.

October 7, 2016

Good news

Filed under: Legal,Politics — dknights @ 8:10 am
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Apparently in Massachusetts all other crime and terrorism threats have been resolved.

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