Dueling Electors – An American Tradition

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America’s Founding Fathers were stubbornly argumentative in their debates about the government they were creating. Not only verbally, but also physically. They challenged each other to pistol duels, resulting in Alexander Hamilton’s death. That passion for duels has since found its way into the Electoral College they devised. Electoral College votes are allocated to the […]

Dueling Electors

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Link to article America’s Founding Fathers were stubbornly argumentative in their debates about the government they were creating. Not only verbally, but also physically. They challenged each other to pistol duels, resulting in Alexander Hamilton’s death. That passion for duels has since found its way into the Electoral College they devised. Electoral College votes are […]

Hong Kong is U.S.-China Bridge

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Living in Hong Kong as the city-state takes the brunt of the Beijing-Washington escalating war of words and sanctions, I am coming to terms with the meaning of “Being the meat in the sandwich,” and “When two elephants fight, the grass in between gets trampled.” Hong Kongers are experiencing a sense of uncertainty, concern, and […]

Why the US must restore Hong Kong’s special trade status

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Workers at Koon Chun Hing Kee Soy & Sauce Factory in Yuen Long add “Made in China” labels to products to be exported to the US. Photo: Dickson Lee Donald Trump’s move to revoke Hong Kong’s special status is wrong on many levels Joe Biden must get back to business basics by recognising the ‘Made […]

Event Postponed Due to Convid-19. Custom Maid Books Rallies Support for Hong Kong Wildlife Charities at the Hong Kong Book Fair

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‘Political Animals’ Unite to Raise Awareness and Funds  For Immediate ReleaseCUSTOM MAID BOOKS – CAL BOOKS Booth # 1B-B35Press Contact: Peter de Krassel  Peter@custommaidbook.com +852 9805-1347 Custom Maid Books is supporting Hong Kong wildlife charities to help fight the immoral production and distribution of wildlife products in Hong Kong  Join us at booth # 1B-B35 at the Hong […]

China’s Axis of Trade Based in Hong Kong

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President Xi Jinping’s royal reception in Britain last week, is a golden opportunity for China to trump America and its 12 nation Trans Pacific Partnership – agreed but not yet ratified confidential outline agreement — aimed to elevate America and Japan as the lead economies in Asia, and brake China’s ascent as a global leader. […]

America’s New Civil War — Obamacare

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The Obama health care debate drove home the reality that the differences between Democrats and Republicans are too profound to be bridged. The Republican warnings that Obamacare was all about “socialism” and “death panels” was pure political spin and all about protecting corporate America, companies with 50 or more employees, that will be required to […]