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Column: Hong Kong wants to be more like us

Argus Hamilton

Argus Hamilton

Hong Kong students skipped classes and marched in protest demanding democratic elections like we have in the United States. Relations are tricky between Hong Kong and the United States. It's a self-ruling former British colony that's owned by China, and so is Hong Kong.

California firefighters battled a huge fire near Sacramento last week. The governor has stepped in. Jerry Brown is on the phone right now trying to persuade the fire to move to Texas for a better economy, lower taxes and more Southern Baptists to employ it as a life coach.

The Pentagon announced it'll allow illegal aliens to serve in the U.S. military to help battle terrorists. Admission is easy. They must have come to the U.S. by age sixteen and have unique skills needed by the U.S. military, skills like knowing the easiest way to invade the U.S. undetected.

President Obama defended Islam as a religion of peace in his U.N. speech At the least it broadened his legacy. Following his United Nations speech, the four finalists for cities to host the Barack Obama Presidential Library are Mecca, Medina, Chicago and Augusta.

President Obama stayed busy at the U.N. opening week in New York. What a schedule. On Monday he spoke on climate change, on Tuesday he spoke on terrorism, and on Wednesday he told the U.N. delegates how they can make five hundred dollars a day sitting at their computers.

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