“I don’t want to sound apocalyptic but I don’t see Taiwan as being able to resist the pull of the mainland. There will come a time when the 7th fleet cannot intervene.” Mr. Lee Kuan Yew.

A long time ago in ancient China, there was a big village that sat on both banks of a river. One day, there was a big fight in the village and villagers living on the left bank said they wanted to have nothing to do with the villagers on the right bank.

The village chief who was living on the right bank rejected this and called the newly appointed village chief on the left bank a traitor.

Then, there was a small village farther inland on the right bank that was friendly with the big village. Although the big village was broken into two and continued to quarrel, it had nothing to do with the small village…