Tag Archive | USA

James Donaldson’s Book Review Report: Martin Luther King Jr Speech – “Where Do We Go From Here?”

http://www.audible.com/pd/Nonfiction/Where-Do-We-Go-From-Here-Audiobook/B002VAEVBG/ref=a_search_c4_1_1_srTtl?qid=1416181024&sr=1-1 I woke up this morning listening to the “Where Do We Go from Here” sermon by Martin Luther King Jr. It still amazes me how relevant his speeches and sermons are in today’s world, since the first spoke them over 50 years ago. The thing that most put a smile on my face this […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – Nazi Germany’s Rocket Science: The History of The Third Reich’s Experimental Weapons Technology and Research During WW11

A fascinating account of the years after World War II, when the Western Allies and the Soviet Union were divvying up what was left of Nazi Germany and the ruins throughout Europe. Of course, one of the most valuable assets, was, the great technology that the Nazis were able to implement both before and during […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – The End of the Line: Romney vs. Obama by Glenn Thrush

I thought this was a great look back at 2012 during the presidential campaign between Mitt Romney and incumbent Pres. Barack Obama. I really follow that presidential campaign very closely, and was fascinated by even then, the great divide in the country, and you can see then, what is been played out even in today’s […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – Idiot America: How Stupidity Became a Virtue in the Land of the Free by Charles Pierce

This was an interesting book, hilarious at times, in which the author, Charles Pierce, literally pokes fun at some of the myths, folklore and long sustaining beliefs that have made of this country. Of course, it’s easiest to make fun of the conservatives for the way that they tend to want to “conserve” the way […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – Escape From Camp 14 by Blaine Harden

This was a fascinating account of a young man to escape from Camp 14 in North Korea. North Korea, still has prisoner camps in which several hundred thousand people serve their time and do hard labor, and very gruesome conditions, and this young man, Shin Dong-hyuk, actually managed to escape from it, by going through […]

James Donaldson’s Video Interview with JoyCan – September 2, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NmFvnAaI6VM&feature=youtu.be It was a real joy for me to be interviewed by a couple of University of Washington students for a broadcast that will be shown in the China market. The interview was specifically tailored for Chinese students who are interested in business, entrepreneurial endeavors and study abroad opportunities in the United States. We talked […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – The Myth of America’s Decline by Josef Joffe

A provocative and contrarian work – filled with great lessons from history – that challenges the pervasive notion that America is on the decline. Once every decade, it is “decline time” in America. In recent years, it has been the unstoppable rise of China that has spelled “finis America.” What the Chinese juggernaut is today, […]