Sunday, May 19, 2013
The Pittsburgh Record & Cd Convention XXXVI
Trade show featuring LP's, Cd's, 45 rpm records, music posters, and memorabilia. Most types of music, including: doo-wop, soul, r&b, jazz, psych, garage, and metal. National and local vendors. Free admission and parking! Information line: 412-331-5021.
Last Friday president-elect Donald Trump spoke to Taiwanese President, breaking decades of U.S. protocol, opening the door to potential trouble with China, which refuses to recognize the island as a separate nation. The phone call received was described as congratulatory, and is believed to be the first conversation between an American president and a Taiwanese leader since 1979, when U.S. diplomatic relations were terminated, no longer seen as an independent sovereignty. However Washington has sold $12 billion worth of arms and has an agreement to help defend Taiwan.
Is Senator Toomey right that federal funds should be withheld from sanctuary cities?