In case you ever wondered what was wrong with me, I can say it is probably Chuck Jones’ (director) and Michael Mastese’s (writer) fault. These cartoons, oddly enough introduced me to classical music and I can’t hear Wagner today without some part of this cartoon flitting through my mind. That should also explain why Music Appreciation class was more fun for me than other people.
Daily Archives: April 5, 2008
I always liked the cartoon, even though at times it could get a little overworked. What I liked best was their little songs. Like this one about the presidents, well up to Clinton anyway.
I wonder what would happen if something like this happened in the United States today.
“The Daily newspaper reported Saturday that the government planned to step up its “patriotic education” campaign, which requires monks to denounce their spiritual leader, the , and declare their loyalty to .
“We should strengthen patriotic education so as to guide the masses of monks to continuously display the patriotic tradition and uphold the banner of patriotism,” the paper quoted Hao Peng, Tibet’s deputy , as saying.
Thursday’s violence in came when the government attempted to enforce “patriotic education” at the Garze monastery, according to the activist groups.”
Patriotic education!? At the point of a machine gun? Kiss my ass matey, I don’t need that kind of education. I can’t believe that our government can be so flippant about doing business with the Chinese government. We owe them money? What do you think will happen when they get ready to foreclose on us? Patriotic education? We’d be so lucky.
Our government needs to hold the Chinese Communist Party accountable. We as a people need to do the same. If we claim the promises of our constitution are true for all, we should stand by the Chinese people. How? By harassing and annoying our appointed leaders. Write it. Sing it. Paint it. Wear it. Let the Chinese know that they are not alone.