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How Does China Get A Pass?

Original post made by Concerned About China on May 17, 2010

Here's my question to my fellow Pleasantonians: How come China gets a pass from critique and analysis of the problems we face? They export cheap goods based on cheap labor, they manipulate their currency to the ruin of the green back, they take and take more and yet they get a pass from any comment or finger pointing or fault. Is it because we don't understand global economies so we point fingers at things we understand? Or is it that as a community we have yet to achieve a global perspective on what effects our lives from a distance? China is taking advantage of our internal conflict and so we go along with the ruse, we shop at WalMart, we bury our heads in the sand. This is a political group. I want to know how and why China gets swept under the carpet.

Comments (11)

Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on May 17, 2010 at 4:50 pm

A very interesting post. Were are you SteveP, jimf01, Patriot, and the rest of the tea bag wimps who shoot from the hip...are you soooooooooooooo escair, afray...hmmmmmmmmmmmm?

tee hee hee, tee hee hee...

tens of thousands of ethnic Chinese enter the US illegally through both borders, by air and by sea!

where are all the stephanieP WACO types...are you afray?

Posted by Jerry, a resident of Avignon
on May 17, 2010 at 5:13 pm

Right! How dare them to keep buying our debt, encouraging us to spend spend spend? At the same time, they send us more and more of those cheap goods to further fuel our spending. We, Americans, would have better self control of our spending if it wasn't for China. We want those high-price-American-made goods back so we can experience an economy with major inflation and for China to stop buying our debt so our currency can worth less than the paper they are printed on. Thank you!

Posted by Jerry, a resident of Avignon
on May 17, 2010 at 5:15 pm

or perhaps we can...

Web Link

Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on May 17, 2010 at 5:15 pm

The Chinese have 1.3 trillion USD and they know how to manipulate the market so that when they dump their reserves onto the open market, the world will follow and the USD will dive dive dive dive dive....


Posted by products from china are junk, a resident of Beratlis Place
on May 17, 2010 at 5:17 pm

there is no quality control with china, its lets see what we can get away with, lead paint on baby toys, dead and damaged poultry neatly packaged for american dinner tables, throw away tools and products (because nothing lasts) take for example the bay bridge parts from china (thats right our beloved BAY BRIDGE is comprised of china junk) caltrans has already had to make many improvments to these poorly made parts. the truth is we let this happen, by continuing to accept this type product manufacturing. it was ok when all you needed was something basic, like a flat piece of sheetrock. oh yeah could not even get that right, the sheetrock was made with something that makes our houses sick and everyone who lives there. it would be one thing if this was some sort of isolated occurance but its not, it is the standard operating procedure for EVERYTHING. it is an OUTRIGHT INTENTIONAL ATTACK ON AMERICA, if it wasnt you would see more products like the ones from the 40s & 50s that last, (i bet you still have some, in perfect working order) THIS IS ALL PART OF THE ORGANIZED CORRUPTION THAT IS AMERICA im sorry to say. the only way to stop the corruption is to boycott spending in AMERICA.

Posted by Jerry, a resident of Avignon
on May 17, 2010 at 5:34 pm

I'm with "products from china are junk". I try very hard not to buy anything that is Made in China unless I have no choice. Yes, I do pay a premium but at least the item last. Recently, I returned 2 cameras back to Amazon because they shipped the China version instead of the Japanese version of the same camera. The third time they finally got it right. The thing is, quality and value have an inverse relationship. If you want quality goods, do expect to pay more. If you want value, don't expect premium quality.

Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on May 17, 2010 at 5:57 pm

READ ALL ABOUT IT: China is a sacred cow and knows how to keep the world on its knees: Web Link

Posted by m, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 17, 2010 at 5:57 pm

China is taking advantage of our political rift ... it exports cheap goods, embezzles our Intellectual Property, maintains an impoverished citizenry and laughs as we jump up and down pointing fingers at each other waiting for us to fail on our own behalf. We should at least expand our argument to include the intrusion of China ... they are getting a free pass as we become more and more divided ... hey I guess they win because we can't rise above the fracas!!!

Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on May 17, 2010 at 6:19 pm

The right people need to explain in simple terms, economic policies so that we all understand what is happening with China: Web Link This video is a good start!

Posted by m, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 17, 2010 at 6:28 pm

Cholo ... excellent video ... incidentally you know you want to be intelligent ... I am happy for your inclusion. Okay that was off point!

Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on May 17, 2010 at 8:18 pm

just think your all stupid, buyer the flood gates and run to mexico ... oh no they have immigration laws, me so sorry ... tee hee hee tee hee hee... be very, very afray

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