Yi Jianlan's people continue to be bitches in trying to thwart the Asian import from playing in Milwaukee, a small market that has as many Chinese people as Neptune. Yi's current Chinese basketball club, the Guangdong Tigers, is refusing to release him stateside because "we want to find a team suitable for Yi's growth. That's the root of the problem." I wonder if places like New York, LA or Houston would be more accommodating to Yi.
In other news, Missile Command!
"China will fire rockets into the sky to scatter any rain clouds ahead of next year's Beijing Olympics to ensure perfect weather, state media said on Tuesday."
How can a country be advanced enough to control meteorology with artillery but still be Third World enough to resort to feeding folks cardboard?