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December 8th, 2019 - 1:47 am § in China, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy

China’s Ministry of Truth

Minitrue: Delete Parodies of Jack Ma’s 996 Comments CHINA Digital Times, reports: The following censorship instructions were issued to the media by government authorities.  The China Digital Times obtained the leaked text from an issuing body whose name has been omitted to protect the source. All[...]

November 16th, 2019 - 12:34 am § in China, Foreign Affairs

Will China Fly Magic Dragons Over Cuba?

The huge question is what will China use this for? Aircraft carriers are not defensive. They are for the projection of power. My thought? STATION IT IN CUBA! As China emerges as a superpower, the errors of the Trump era seem to be preparing the way for China to replace the US as the world […][...]

September 25th, 2019 - 1:33 am § in China

China Touts Restriction on Fress Speech

China’s propaganda arm, The Global Times, brags that China’s “continuously improving management over the internet” is becoming a trend in other countries and regions.  The Times says  “the US is losing a major front to China in the new cold war,” as a  “a[...]

July 3rd, 2019 - 9:19 am § in China, Donald Trump, Economics, Hypocrisy

Africa Sides With China as Trump Capitulates

(Quoted with some edits from The China Daily News) An Africanews’ June 6 article “Why Africa will choose Beijing in ongoing US-China trade war” shows how successful China has been in  building trade alliances that Trump the bluffery from Trump.  Trump’s capitulation to Huawei is a majo[...]

June 28th, 2019 - 8:03 am § in China, Donald Trump, Economics, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy

BREAKING NEWS: Trump and Xi to Announce a Truce

Despite Trump’s bizarre lashing out with tariff threats at the EU, India, Vietnam, and even Japan, the rumor is that Xi and Trump will announce a truce when they meet around noon Saturday in Osaka. This announcement was predicted here n TA.   China has been building economic defenses against[...]

June 20th, 2019 - 10:11 am § in America, China, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy

China’s Dominance

THE not so UGLY AMERICAN CHINAMAN (Der Spiegel, abridged and edited) Liao Liang’s title is as a senior editor of the China Global Television Network (CGTN), a subsidiary of Chinese state television.  That is an understatement.  先生 Liao Liang’s mission in the Kenyan capital is that[...]

June 18th, 2019 - 11:19 pm § in America, China, Environment, Russia

The US Navy is Flunking the Polar Test of Global Warming

While Trump touts spending billions of dollars to build more F35 fighter jets, he seems not to understand even the basics of our military needs.  After all, won’t global warming make the ice breakers obsolete?  Seems like our opponents get a different message.  As the poles melt, the Russia[...]

June 18th, 2019 - 8:04 am § in America, China, Donald Trump, Economics, The Ave Scene

Will Trump’s Trade Wars Kill Apple?

  1 Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios (Axios, June 18, 2019, abstracted) A growing chorus of skeptics betting that Apple is headed the way of Blackberry and Nokia.  In the midst of the Trump Trade Wars, Apple’s stock price has relied on more than $100 billion in stock repurchases last yea[...]

May 29th, 2019 - 8:56 am § in China, Donald Trump, Economics

BREAKING NEWS: China Escalates Trade War!

China: Don’t say we didn’t warn you! The Global Times tweeted that China is “seriously” considering restricting rare earths exports to the U.S. China’s official state People’s Daily is hinting Wednesday that Beijing is about to retaliate against Trump by cutting [...]

May 27th, 2019 - 1:27 am § in China, Donald Trump, Economics

The Manufacturing Boom: 10 Times The Gain in Manufacturing Jobs Versus Obama Era

The most impressive, perhaps only impressive, achievement of the Trump era is the growth in manufacturing jobs. (based, in part, on an essay in Forbes) When President Obama came to office he inherited two crisis .. the immediate threat of a second Great Depression and the longer-term threat of a per[...]