July 25, 2022

Chinese Tanks for Chinese Banks

This from Mike

Tanks are being put on the streets in China to protect the banks.

This is because the Henan branch of the Bank of China declaring that people's savings in their branch are now 'investment products' and can't be withdrawn.

They are also claiming that the banks are upgrading their computer systems. Meanwhile the Chinese people are revolting by refusing to pay the mortgages on their state owned lands. Most of these mortgage holders are farmers.

Im sure this will all be cleared up with a cultural revolution in the near future.

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July 23, 2022

Vax Destroys Your Immunity

Michael Sherry

A number of studies worldwide, including from the Lancet, show a number of problems with the health of the vaccinated.
The Lancet cites a decreased immune response for those who have had two jabs for cvd.

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Stupid Liberal Tricks

This from Steven Schueler

@wrong_speak

I should have affirmed my son as being Batman at the age of 2.

That makes just as much sense.

Stonewall
@stonewalluk

Research suggests that children as young as 2 recognise their trans identity. Yet, many nurseries and schools teach a binary understanding of pre-assigned gender.

LGBTQ-inclusive and affirming education is crucial for the well-being of all young people!

Tim adds:

Little children don't know what they are yet. It takes time. Many think they are dinosaurs, or lions, or flowers. That's because their brains are immature and have yet to form properly. We are going to pretend their fantasy lives are reality? And treat them medically? Next we'll be forced to accept the existence of their imaginary friends. No doubt the Democrats will want to register them to vote!

The whole job of parents is to teach children how to deal with reality, not to promote their fantasy lives.

As the Bible says "when I was a child I thought like a child, reasoned like a child, but when I became a man I put away childish things". That is the job of parents; to guide children into adulthood. Not to mutilate them body and mind and spirit. And not to make a permanent solution for a temporary problem, which is what transgenderism clearly is.

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Trump was NOT Silent on Jan. 6

Austin Ruse

Lie. Trump tweeted twice for peace in the Capitol. Once 25 minutes after the breach. Another 30 minutes later. Some protestors left the building at that time.

Stop lying New York Post.

Trump Silence on Jan. 6 is Damning

Tim adds:

The NY Post is a conservative paper, too. I am horrified by the way so many on our side have decided to throw their lot in with the liars. It's shameful.

Trump did nothing wrong and they damned well know it.

We can never change the doomsday trajectory of this country if our side wants to play nice with them. They cannot be sated. To attempt to do so is despicable and insane.

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The Feast of the Damned

Timothy Birdnow

Many years ago I warned the New World Order/Davos Internationalist types were coming for our meat. They wanted us to dine on bugs and tofu and rice balls and weeds. I warned about it then but a lot of people didn't believe it.

Well...

U.S. Public Broadcasting Service Promotes Diet of Insects

Yes, they want us feasting on ants, crickets, caterpillars, and probably cockroaches, as well as worms.

Of course they'll continue to dine on Ribeyes and Lobster with butter sauce and leg of lamb.

From the article:

In the U.S. Joe Biden has pledged his entire administration effort toward the goal of reducing U.S. carbon emissions and protecting the planet. Part of that initiative includes the need to change the diet of Americans away from traditional farm proteins, and toward sustainable alternatives via bugs and/or insects like cockroaches, crickets and grasshoppers.

A comprehensive marketing, branding and image campaign is underway to change the public perception toward an acceptance of sustainable algae and bugs as food sources. Public Broadcasting (PBS) is part of that imitative:

Several U.S. food manufacturers now include insects and bugs as part of their ingredient list.

It would be worthwhile checking the labels on the latest snack foods to identify the percentages of worms and bugs that may be included in your favorite salted snack.

Additionally, a significant investment has taken place in Canada where they are now generating 9,000 metric tons of crickets to replace traditional protein sources (link). The public/private partnership in London, Ontario, is now shipping crickets for use by North American food manufacturers.

And all of this to "save the planet" which does not require OUR saving. Anthropogenic Global Warming has been largely a bust, with actual climate not following the prediction of the models at all. There has been a cooling trend, in fact, in the Southern Hemisphere, while there has been a slight warming in the northern. We were supposed to be doomed by now. I would add the models can't explain "the pause" which occurred in planetary temperature readings. There has been no tropical tropospheric hot spot found as per the models. They can't account for the so-called "missing heat". The rate of sea level rise has not increased (it's been rising since the last ice age and more so since the end of the Little Ice Age in the 19th century.)

But despite the many failures of the theory we are going to force people to eat grass clippings and water bugs and who knows what else, to "save the planet". Oh, and we're going to make people freeze in winter and die from heat stroke in summer.

Has the climate changed? Certainly, but it is always changing. We have witnessed a very mild warming (and warming is good; it means more food.) Does it constitute an emergency? Absolutely not.

So why is the publicly funded PBS pushing a change in the American diet to eating disgusting things? If that is how you want to nourish themselves more power to 'em, but don't drag the rest of us down with you! We have a right to eat as we see fit. This used to be America.

In the movie The Exorcism of Emily Rose they argue at the trial that Rose was horribly mentally ill based on her eating dead bugs. I concur; anyone who eats dead bugs is either mentally ill or demonically possessed. What does that say about PBS?

I intend to keep eating the meats. I'm with the guy in the Arby's commercials; if they have the meats they have me! I won't be eating bugs or weeds any time soon.

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China's Bursting Bubble

Timothy Birdnow

Contributor Bill and I had a good conversation about the prospects of China, and contributor Steven Schueler chimed in to me privately.

Steve replies:

China's working age population is shrinking now. China’s working-age population peaked in 2014 and is projected to shrink to less than one third of that peak by 2100.

https://www.business-standard.com/article/international/china-population-to-shrink-for-1st-time-in-60-yrs-what-it-means-for-world-122053000429_1.html

The debt 'bomb' is caused in great part by the Chinese property bubble being propped by shoddy construction with a pretty facade. By the time 2 years has passed, the buildings begin falling apart, investors sell at the inflated price, buy new similar shoddy buildings, rinse and repeat. In 5 years the first round of buildings is approaching valueless, and the businesses and tenants are moving on to new flashy digs with same inherent basic flaws.

Tim adds:

Good points Steven Schueler! Years ago I was in a discussion with some young conservatives about the One Child policy and I half-jokingly pointed out that China was going to be a nation of only children and boys, and that a sex-maddened population would go to war to find brides for themselves. It looks like I wasn't far off on that! The One Child policy clearly is at the core of the Chinese economic woes. They are seeing a drop in population (as planned) but now nobody can cover their debt. Depopulation does that. In Europe they are importing Middle Easterners to fill the gap left from fewer taxpayers paying for the heavy social programs, and China won't do the same because then they would no longer be Chinese. So they are in a huge catch 22. Your point about the shoddy workmanship making real estate lose value is a great point, one I'd not thought of. I am convinced China will fade over the next fifty years. Sadly, so will we. Who will take over is anybody's guess at the moment. Eastern Europe? India? Brazil (nah.)

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Finest Hour

Timothy Birdnow

Buzz Aldrin sent this out:

July 20, 1969, the world witnessed one of the singular most important achievements in history - humans walking on the moon. Neil, Michael and I were proud to represent America as we took those giant leaps for mankind. It was a brilliant moment for the world and one of America’s finest hours.

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July 22, 2022

GOP Favored Over Education

Lance Sjogren

A poll by the American Federation of Teachers, a large teacher's lobby organization whose president, Randi Weingarten, supports political indoctrination of school children, shows voters prefer the Republican Party on education issues. This should have considerable impact on the November elections.

Traditionally, the Democratic Party was viewed as the pro-education party because they have generally advocated more spending on education than the Republicans. However, spending is no longer the major issue in education, what goes on in the classroom is. And that's not good for the Democrats.

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Herding Us Into the Corral

Franz Unterreiner

Drivers in Ireland have already been warned they will be forced off the roads and the population packed into "higher density” cities under a climate plan which will "revolutionize” people’s lifestyles and behaviors.

To avert a "climate apocalypse”, the government plans to force people "out of private cars because they are the biggest offenders for emissions” with proposals that include banning fossil fuel vehicles from towns and cities nationwide to intentionally cripple ordinary motorists, local media reports.

World Economic Forum Wants You to Ditch Your Car to Save the Planet

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Big Pharma Cash In On People's Misery Selling Drugs Which Don't Work

James Doogue

New research showing no clear evidence that serotonin levels or serotonin activity are responsible for depression.
https://www.ucl.ac.uk/news/2022/jul/analysis-depression-probably-not-caused-chemical-imbalance-brain-new-study

What does it say about the hundreds of billions of dollars made by big pharma selling antidepressants which don't work.

Intuitively we knew they didn't work because people who take antidepressants aren't magically cured of their depression.

Like climate change where scientists can't actually tell us what the ideal global average temperature is, medical scientists can't point to an ideal measure of serotonin for a person.

Tim adds:

Just like the Covid vaccine; it doesn't really work but they want you to take it (and enrich the drug companies) anyway.

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Solar Panel Failure

Jim Church

Well, it looks like solar panels aren’t going to be saving the planet any time soon.

In fact, some aren’t even able to work efficiently when the sun is too hot, which defeats the purpose of solar energy.

We know this because reports indicate the record heatwave tormenting the United Kingdom has effectively rendered solar panels there useless. (Same thing happens with wind turbines w.r.t. wind speed! Making both utterly useless when most needed.)

Tim adds:

There is another way to use solar energy for electricity, one that would actually work better on hot days.

It's called a Stirling Engine. The engine works by having hot and cold sinks and the differential between the two drive a piston as a working fluid - be it oil, or gas, or plain old air, is transferred back and forth between the hot and cold sides. These aren't great engines for mechanical work; they lack sufficient torque. But they provide a constant power that can be turned into electricity.

Using mirrors to heat the hot sink and perhaps cooling the other side via evaporation of water you can generate power.

There was a lot of work going on with these in prior years but it was largely given up on when solar cells became more efficient. But solar cells are expensive to make, require a very dirty mining process, and you have to buy rare earth metals from overseas. A Stirling solar generator is much cheaper and cleaner.

That said, I doubt they will replace standard power sources any more than will solar cells.


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Cold Kills

Gerry McGuire

HOT OFF THE PRESS

A new Lancet study reports that from 2000 to 2019 in England and Wales there were an average of 791 heat-related excess deaths and 60,753 cold-related excess deaths each year. That’s an excess death ratio of about 85 to 1 for cold temperatures.

Adjusted as deaths per 100,000 person-years, the annual ratio is 1.57 heat-related deaths vs. 122.34 cold-related excess deaths throughout the 21st century. These are the cold hard facts.

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Crowdfunding Cops

Steven Schueler

Wealthy Minneapolis neighborhood is CROWDFUNDING to pay for extra police patrols just two years after woke city council pledged to 'end policing as we know it' by disbanding department and defunding it by $1M

Sounds like the way law enforcement was funded during the early days of our country's existence.

Tim adds:

Yeah; it's like hiring Pinkertons. But the hypocrisy is galling; these same people probably supported the defund movement and are now willing to allow their neighbors to suffer while they remain safe in their gated communities with their private security.

This is how feudalism was born. The rich had private security and could protect the peasantry - for a price. That price was their freedom and their livelihoods. But if you are imperiled by Vikings or other crazed barbarians, what will you do?

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Dutch Oven

Chester McAteer

Eva Vlaardingerbroe k:

"If the state says, ‘we are going to take your private property away for the sake of a greater good,’ then the state has the prerogative to create crises to strip you of your rights. That's what's happening here."

(Speaking about the Netherlands.)

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EV's Will End Used Cars

Warner Todd Huston

Here is the truth about electric cars. EVs will 100% end the used car market. It isn't worth paying up to $10K for a used EV that will cost you up to $20K to replace the battery... and that is IF you can even get a battery to replace it with. If EVs become pervasive, the poor and lower middle class will not be able to afford a car. And that is exactly what Democrats want.

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Supremacy

Chester McAteer

There's a great deal of both misunderstanding and even more misinformation about the nature of our governmental system. James Madison emphasized the fact that "a delegated power is not a surrendered power." Therefore, none of the States surrendered any powers to the Federal Government upon ratification of the Constitutional Compact; Madison called the Constitution a Treaty between the States, each individual State was and remained Free, Sovereign and Independent after ratification, the act of ratification surrendered nothing.

They only delegated them to their Deputized Agent we know as the federal or general government.

It is the powers of the States that are original and specific to them alone. All powers therefore,of the Federal Government are only derived and are merely secondary in nature and relationship to that of the States; and they were merely delegated, not for the purpose of empowering the federal government, but for the specific purpose of protecting the Rights and sovereignty of "the several States."

The federal government was therefore formed by the States for their own benefit and subservient to their authority, not vice versa. It is evident from the Constitutional Convention, the Ratification Conventions of the Several States that the federal government is simply an agency, a deputy that has been commissioned by the "several States" for their own convenience, safety and nothing outside of that which was delegated in our system of a federalized Republic of Republics!

Tim adds:

That was why the Senate was appointed by the individual states; it was a brake on the power of the central government. The states were supposed to own that government.

It's sad they call it the "supremacy clause" I might add; a lot of people - even good conservatives - think that means the Federal Government holds supremacy over state governments, which is not what the clause says.

Specifically it only applies to the enumerated powers and nothing more, but try explaining that to people. EPA regulations of, say, fuel blends is a ridiculous overreach; it is not in the enumerated powers and therefore not something they can legally do, but they got away with it by stacking the courts with liberals who upheld it. The individual states have a right to tell the EPA to bugger off on this but won't out of fear of losing millions of dollars the Feds took for road repairs.

Here in Missouri we have a seat belt law, not because the legislature wanted one but because the Feds were squeezing the state with highway funds and eventually they passed it. It is rarely enforced but it is on the books nonetheless. Jefferson, Madison, the whole gang would be horrified by that.

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The Safe Election Stealing Act

Timothy Birdnow

what a lie that title is! It's to stop candidates from challenging stolen elections. One of the provisions would make it illegal to challenge the certification in Congress.

When "bipartisan" is tagged to it you know it's bad.

Senate Announces Bipartisan Bill to Stop Candidates from Stealing Elections

Nine RINO's are backing this. Every last one of those traitorous sons of whores should lose all of their committee assignments. But you know McConnell won't do that.

This is should be called the Safe Election Stealing Act.

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July 21, 2022

Liberal Brains (or Lack Thereof)

Tom Waeghe observes:

Political divide and what you watch:

16% of Republicans thin globull warming/ climate change is a serious problem, whereas 66% of Democrats believe it’s a problem.

Be careful what you watch, listen to and read. Seek out the truth and when someone says X is true, go and to find out why the opposite is NOT true.

Dallas Stevens chimes in:

Tain't never gonna be a reconciliation of minds between believers and non-believers -- or the political party's they're drawn to. Those differences are baked into genes and brain cells -- and first appear in fetuses. Only God could have done that. Tain't like progressives and conservatives can be made in a petri dish. Instead, organ grinders have learned how to use what God created -- then twist their emotions over time to produce zealots within the two camps. Tis what it tis.
"The human race divides politically into those who want people to be controlled and those who have no such desire."
—Robert A. Heinlein

Tim disagrees:

I disagree with the notion that it is genetic, Dallas Stephens. There are a LOT of liberals who turn into conservatives as they get older - and a small minority of conservatives who change to liberal over time.

What it is, in my opinion, is neuroplasticity; there ARE brain differences between liberals and conservatives (although nobody has actually found them conclusively) but that is because the brain changes based on how you think and what you learn. We know people have lost half their brains and the remaining half has turned into another whole brain albeit a bit smaller (explains most Democrats). We know that people with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder can rewire their brains using mindful meditation and cure themselves. I believe the brain differences between right and left stem from this same phenomenon.

Liberals are exposed to a way of thinking that is essentially exterior command driven and requires less effort to think. They come to accept the word of "experts" who tell them what to think,and this changes their brain architecture and chemistry. It can be changed back through education and effort, but it's the line of least resistance so it is a comfortable place.

And it becomes a religion, something accepted on faith alone, so as to avoid that painful, difficult process of actually thinking and thus rewiring the brain. Often as people get older their brains develop and they learn to think and become conservative.

A prime example of that was David Horowitz, who was a red-diaper baby and came from a family that really believed in Marxism. But he was an intellectual and eventually realized the bankruptcy of his beliefs - and underwent the painful process of rewiring his brain. We often see that. It rarely goes from right to left because that is not thinking more but thinking less.

Oh, liberals think; don't get me wrong, but it's tactical and not strategic. They think about how to get what they want, not why they should want it. It's a gutless, lazy choice.

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We Must Hold Our Leaders To Account For Pandemic Response

James Doogue from Down Under

Most of the Western World morphed into authoritarian regimes when they imposed a state of emergency with Covid-19. Many jurisdictions in the Western World are still operating under the 'Health Emergency' which allows such things as lock-downs, closed borders, vaccine mandates, mask mandates, closed schools, arrests and detention without due process, police brutality, corporate corruption, deals for political mates without tenders, etc etc.

We now have record government debt, record inflation and record interest rates since the 1980's, and most of those jurisdictions haven't rescinded the declared health emergency. Why would they? It gives the incumbent government unrestrained power.

The 'health emergency' continues to transfer market share from small business to big business because it's too expensive to operate a restrictions compliant business in an uncertain future. That suits scaled up big businesses with deep pockets.

The 'emergency' continues to enrich big tech and big pharma, and even the mainstream media with all the paid government health messages.

The government gets to fund every pet project they haven't been able to get parliamentary approval for before by lumping it into a 'Covid rescue plan'. Whether it's boosting childcare subsidies, increasing welfare payments, subsidising businesses or home buyers, building quarantine centres, it doesn't matter. No public debate or public tenders necessary.

There's no incentive to rescind the state of emergency. The responsible minister just signs a rollover order to something we were told in March 2020 would last three weeks!

If anyone speaks against it, they face the full force of the bureaucracy which is enjoying the unfettered power, the union's representing employees enjoying 'working' from home, and the slew of other beneficiaries of the state of emergency including Big Business, Big Tech, Big Pharma, the mainstream media etc.

Politicians fear that if they argued against the state of emergency and win, then they would be blamed for any Covid-19 death from that point on, as if all these restrictions we've been living under, including various lockdowns and mandates, have saved us from Covid-19.

Have a look at the data. The Western developed countries living under states of emergency, which have locked down their citizens, closed businesses, mandated masks and vaccines, certainly don't have lower infection and death rates than countries which have enjoyed more freedom. In fact, in many cases, the opposite is true.

In my state of Western Australia our autocrat Premier Mark McGowan kept our borders closed until March this year. He locked us down on the basis of one leaked Covid case from a quarantine hotel.

Did that save us from the 'disaster' he claimed the more liberal states were suffering? No. We suffered as much or more.

To date we have 38% of our population who have been infected with COVID-19 despite mandating vaccinations for 12 year olds and up. We have a death rate of 168 per million population.

If we were a country, Western Australia's current infection rate of 378,703 per million population would rank us the 6th worst country out of 210 countries as at 15 July 2022. https://www.statista.com/statistics/1174594/covid19-case-rate-select-countries-worldwide/

At the current rate of infections, we'll almost certainly be in the top five by the end of this winter. What were we saved from?

People will tell you the vaccine mandates, and the closed borders kept us safe until the less deadly Omicron virus came along and it was safer to open the borders. Certainly our current, but rapidly climbing death rate of 169 deaths per million population might be the envy of some countries, but places us 107th out of 210 countries. https://www.statista.com/statistics/1104709/coronavirus-deaths-worldwide-per-million-inhabitants/

With the exception of China, New Zealand, and North Korea, Western Australia have had more stringent restrictions placed on citizens than the countries which had a lower death rate.

In fact had WA not had a generally healthy population, and particularly good weather and a first world health system, there's absolutely no doubt that despite the authoritarian Covid restrictions, we would have had a much higher Covid-19 death rate.

The data doesn't lie. Mark McGowan's authoritarian rule during the Covid-19 pandemic did not keep us safe, it simply deprived us of freedom and quality of life, at a huge economic costs.

The point is, if we do not have an unbiased enquiry into the pandemic response, then most people will believe the big lie that the 'state of emergency' was necessary and kept us safe.

What are the implications of that? Simple. It will happen again and again. Once taken, power is never willingly handed back. The pandemic was a test case for how easily democracy can be suspended.

We can expect a state of emergency to be declared any time the ruling politicians want to remove the checks and balances which are in place to stop unfettered power.

What's to stop the government from declaring a state of emergency over electricity supply to force businesses and consumers to reduce consumption and/or to transfer to renewables?

I can easily see Western governments declaring a 'climate emergency' to remove the roadblocks to introducing socialist policies advocated by the World Economic Forum. The global elites. 'We own nothing but we are happy!' https://www.forbes.com/sites/worldeconomicforum/2016/11/10/shopping-i-cant-really-remember-what-that-is-or-how-differently-well-live-in-2030/?sh=3b51bfa41735

That vision was from 2016 by Ida Auken, a Young Global Leader and Member of the Global Future Council on Cities and Urbanization of the World Economic Forum. The vision for 2030!

We'll be told by our leaders we were saved, and their popularity will increase while our rights and freedoms are stripped away. Unless we hold them to account for the pandemic response.

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Chinese Debt and Economic Woes

Timothy Birdnow

In a discussion about the strength of the Chinese economy and it's debt problems contributor Bill and I had a difference of opinion.

Bill said:

Hold on to that comforting delusion as long as you can. China's debt is internal, controlled by its government, mostly owed to its government, and will never be allowed (by the government) to implode the economy.

Tim replies:

Doesn't matter Bill; they have to create a LOT of jobs every month - 15 million a year minimum - to keep pace with the growing population https://www.aljazeera.com/economy/2017/10/22/china-needs-to-create-15-million-jobs-every-year/, and internal debt is perhaps not as bad as foreign debt but in the end it cannibalizes the economy. It's exactly what QE did to our economy that caused the runaway inflation. And this is a command economy where government plans most things out.

There are a lot of warning signs for China's deteriorating economic conditions. They had a real estate crash, and that isn't even done yet. And they trade primarily with the U.S., and without foreign trade their economy - which is not diverse enough to sustain them - will fail.

You have to remember this is still a communist country, and like all communist countries the government controls most aspects of the economy. It's a fascist economy now, but the corporations are all government owned or owned by Party members. This sort of economy cannot last for any great length of time.

They have primarily done well because the U.S. kowtowed to them for the cheap manufacturing goods, and we stopped manufacturing in the U.S. If we find another supplies (say, India, or Brazil) the Chinese will have nowhere to go. We import $450 billion in goods and services from China annually as of 2021. We exported $164.9 billion. You can see that it would hurt China much more to lose our business than for us to lose theirs.https://ustr.gov/countries-regions/china-mongolia-taiwan/peoples-republic-china

China's debt is 250 times GDP. http://fingfx.thomsonreuters.com/gfx/rngs/CHINA-DEBT-HOUSEHOLD/010030H712Q/index.html#:~:text=How%20bad%20is%20it%3F%20China%E2%80%99s%20debt%20is%20more,leads%20to%20a%20financial%20bust%20and%20economic%20slump.Whether that is internal or not no longer matters at that point.

And China's foreign debt stands at $2.4 trillion. ?https://financeband.com/how-much-does-china-owe-to-us That is not exactly small potatoes. The U.S. owes $4.45 trillion, and we consider ourselves in horrendous debt.

So China owes about half as much as do we in foreign debt. But China's GDP is 8.36 trillion compared to $15.68 trillion for the U.S. https://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/compare/China/United-States/Economy#:~:text=Definitions%20%20%20%20STAT%20%20%20,more%20than%20...%20%2016%20more%20rowsSo their GDP is about half of ours - and their foreign debt is about half of ours. They are in the same boat as are we - but with a lot more hungry mouths to feed.

And while they have an estimated 25 billion barrels of oil in reserve, how long would that last in an industrializing economy?The U.S. has an estimated 264 billioon - over ten times the Chinese reserves.

In the end China MUST trade or collapse. The U.S. could get by with less trade.

For instance, between 2003 and 2017 Chinese imports of food grew from $14 billion to $104.6 billion. Their exports grew from $20.2 billion to $59.6 billion. So China imports more than twice what it exports in terms of food. That is an achilles heel. https://chinapower.csis.org/china-food-security/#:~:text=China%20has%20become%20increasingly%20reliant%20on%20imports%20to,increasingly%20finds%20itself%20running%20a%20food%20trade%20deficit.

The Chinese are increasingly buying U.S. energy sector exports. https://www.eia.gov/todayinenergy/detail.php?id=36632

I'm not the only one saying the Chinese economy is in trouble. It is coming from numerous sources on both sides of the aisle. See https://www.barrons.com/articles/chinas-economy-is-in-trouble-the-ripples-will-hit-the-fed-51655148051 abd https://nationalinterest.org/feature/gordon-chang-chinas-economy-deep-trouble-158011 and https://www.19fortyfive.com/2022/05/the-chinese-economy-is-in-a-death-spiral/ and https://www.wsj.com/articles/slow-meltdown-of-china-economy-evergrande-property-market-collapse-downturn-xi-cewc-11640032283#:~:text=%20China%20is%20experiencing%20a%20slow-motion%20economic%20crisis,up%20to%20the%20task%20of%20managing%20the%20crisis.

And remember Bill, the Chinese aren't known for giving out accurate information when it paints them in a bad light; things are probably far worse than they are telling us.

I said I believe China is a paper tiger largely created by the West's Ruling Class to act as the manufacturing center for a New World Order and to promote profits in investment and act as a counterbalance to American hegemony, and I stick by that claim. If we stop coddling them they will eventually fall.

Oh, did you know that last year we STILL provided foreign aid to China? $28.3 million last year. (Trump had cut that number down from $62 million, but why he didn't cut it entirely is mystifying.)

If China is such an economic powerhouse why does it need U.S. foreign aid?

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