The Dalai Lama Speaks
With the Olympics soon coming to Beijing, China, the Dalai Lama has been in the news a lot lately, speaking for a free Tibet. Here are some of his more interesting comments in the news lately.
"I am peaceful man, but George Bush--I could, as they say in America, 'bitchslap.'"
"In my visits to America I find Seattle the city most like my heart. Plus I love those triple shots of espresso--pure nirvana."
"I am amused that George W. Bush, O.J. Simpson and I share the same horoscope sign: Cancer."
"My favorite song is Steely Dan's "Bothisattva." Good beat, easy to dance."
"I love the global dedication shown by American actress Angelina Jolie. Plus she is what they call steaming hot."
"The solution to America's occupation in Iraq is simple: Bush twins and Cheney daughters enlist and serve proudly in Baghdad streets."
"I have two Lhaso Apso dogs: Barney Thupten Jigme and Miss Beasley Tsering Dolma."
"China's greater contribution to Tibet should be more Cantonese restaurants but less domination and human rights violation."
"As a Buddhist, I eat no meat but vegan diet is crazy and inconvenient to dining companions."
"The China Olympics should be avoided because of human rights issue but I believe former Olympic ice skater Kristi Yamaguchi has best shot for disco ball trophy on "Dancing With Stars"."