Jester’s Court — November 28, 2012


China is considering changes to its one-child policy.

China’s new first lady is a singing superstar, AIDS ambassador and a major general in China’s Army.

Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest has dropped to its lowest level in 24 years.

The least and most emotional countries in the world.

Two-thirds of millionaires left Britain to avoid a 50% tax rate.

The number of political parties in Pakistan, 216, outnumber the available election party symbols.

Hair salons in Malaysian town of Alor Setar cannot use the word “unisex” on their business signboards, but at least women are allowed to cut men’s hair.

An Islamic political party has urged the government of Malaysia to ban a concert by Elton John.

A New York City Council candidate is worried that his Jewish opponent might sneak into office and “he is not one of us.”

The median wealth of U.S. households is at its lowest since 1969, while the top 1 percent increased wealth by 71 percent.

There is such a thing as a reasonable elected official in Oklahoma.

Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio: “I can get along great with the Hispanic.”

America’s best and worst run states.

California Rep. Darrell Issa introduces a bill to ban new internet laws for two years.

House Speaker John Boehner released his list of committee chairmen, women and minorities need not apply.

New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte says she will block any secretary of state nominee, not just Susan Rice, until she is satisfied on the Libya U.S. mission attack.

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