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A clear-eyed view of the Chinese Communist Party

Uploaded: Oct 5, 2021
Bob (Xiqiu) Fu knows first hand what Christians and other minority groups are facing in China today.
Speaking on Zoom to a lecture series organized by The Salt and Light Council, he described persecution by the Chinese Communist Party and its dictatorial leader Xi Jinping as the worst oppression since the horrors of Mao tse Tsung in the mid-1960s.
Fu grew up in China as an atheist under the Communist and was educated at the best of the Chinese universities. After graduating, he taught English to the Communist Party at a university in Beijing. Then came Tiananmen Square and the student protests. He was drawn to it and its vision for a United States-style democracy. He was horrified when the party ordered the People’s Liberation Army to massacre their fellow citizens with machine guns and tanks. The striking image of a student kneeling in front of a tank was taken at Tiananmen Square.
It changed Fu’s life forever as he recognized that there was a God and God was using the massacre to touch lives, his included. Through Western missionaries, who had been working there for several years with little to show for it, he came to know Jesus. His first convert, Heidi, was his girl friend and later became his wife. That set off a time of explosive church growth—he described 500 different Bible studies at a large university in the late 1990s.
He and Heidi fled to the United States and a few years ago they were visited at their headquarters in Midland, Tx. by a graduate of that university. That person reported that one church had baptized more than 10,000 people.
Fu talked of Xiping’s and the Communists’ three-front war as he has solidified his hold as ruler for life—the first Chinese leader to do that since Mao. They’ve targeted the church, literally ripping down crosses from buildings even of officially allowed churches. They’ve outlawed meetings and imprisoned pastors. One was sentenced to 12 years for simply having an offering box, while others were imprisoned for similar invented charges.
The Communists also launched against the children, demanding they renounce their faith and banning them from hearing the Bible. Renouncing their faith is the first time that had been demanded in 40 years, Fu said.
Another man, married to an American and thus eligible for dual citizenship, spent half the year in the U.S. and half in China so he could reach out personally to people. Traveling to the border near Burma , he saw impoverished children and launched schools, teaching about 2,000 children in 16 schools. He was imprisoned for seven years.
Fu explained that the Communists see children as the future of the party and thus have to control their education.
The third front is an attack on the rule of law as you can see in the prison sentences handed out. The party organized a huge round-up of hundreds of Chinese lawyers.
Fu minced no words when talking about Covid-19. He said he had no first-hand knowledge, but based upon documents and news reports he had read, believes it originated in a Wuhan lab under auspices of the military.
His clear-eyed talk laid out the challenges of dealing with the Chinese Communist Party that has been ruthless dealing with people who oppose it.
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Posted by MichaelB, a resident of Pleasanton Meadows,
on Oct 5, 2021 at 9:42 am

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"Fu explained that the Communists see children as the future of the party and thus have to control their education." Replace the word "Communists" with "progressives" and you will know what is happening in our state and nation now. Children are not being told how to think - but what to think instead.


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Posted by Lahommed, a resident of Dublin,
on Oct 5, 2021 at 10:19 am

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Our congressman Eric Swalwell is owned by the communist Chinese. They look for weak simple minded congress and senate members, they seduce these weak simple minded reps with Money,Drugs, Prostitutes (all which apply to Eric Swalwell) Swalwell has a large war chest due to his giving classified information to the radical communist chinese military via his whore Fang Fang who is an officer in the chinese Army. So if we are to really look into the glass and see communist china for what it really is then we need look no further then Eric Swalwell, Diane Feinstein,Nancy Pelosi, Gavin Newsom, Adam Schiff and countless others from california alone! This is outrageous and criminal in nature and why we are not investigating our own corrupt politicians for corruption is in it self Insane!


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Posted by Rich+Buckley, a resident of Livermore,
on Oct 5, 2021 at 11:01 am

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Currency is China's weakest spot. One high probability scenario with the CCP is they are facing a bond catastrophe. Their largest builder, Evergrande, has overbuilt many thousands of high rise apartments that are sitting empty. The bloom is also off the Chinese domestic economy with all the many problems we are seeing here in the US, except greater in depth. China's CCP never lets their state-owned builders fail. Like the US, they continue to kick the can down the road and pony up bond payments on these empty structures. But that seems to be coming to an end. They're threatening Evergrande to shape up ... not an easy message to deliver between communist bureaucrats without creating new contending factions. China's dollar is bifurcated between domestic and international. China's citizens are not allowed to have their international dollar. So what China is likely to do is raise the domestic price of Gold, to the range of $10,000 per ounce... domestically only. This will pull in real gold from the provinces. If you want to take advantage of this and arbitrage you would need to take your gold into China (good luck with that), physically, and deliver it to the state bank and you would then receive local domestic chinese dollars not US dollars. Then with the increased supply of real gold it can be used to buttress their International dollar once again. Remember this is just a theory. 1/4-million tons of gold would paid from by inflated domestic dollars creates its own set of CCP inflationary problems. The CCP seems to be on the brink. Remember, this is just a theory others have contrived.


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Posted by Rich+Buckley, a resident of Livermore,
on Oct 5, 2021 at 11:20 am

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Dick Morris points how our balance of trade with the CCP is another tool in the toolbox in dealing with the CCP Web Link


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Posted by Michael Austin , a resident of Pleasanton Meadows,
on Oct 5, 2021 at 12:20 pm

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The American government practiced this same persecution following the Wounded Knee Slaughter going into the 1900's. They kidnapped Native American children from their families, as young as five, placed them into boarding schools. Forbid them from practicing their Tribal religion, force-fed them Latin and English. Punished the children when they disobeyed, forced to running the gauntlet on their hands and knees while hundred glass mates struck the body with sticks and belts.


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Posted by jamesbenzo11, a resident of Alamo,
on Oct 5, 2021 at 1:15 pm

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Good article. Very well written!


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Posted by Jake+Waters, a resident of Birdland,
on Oct 5, 2021 at 1:17 pm

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All very good comments. Nothing to add expect I read these three books over the last several years. Very informative. -The Hundred-Year Marathon CHINA'S SECRET STRATEGY TO REPLACE AMERICA AS THE GLOBAL SUPERPOWER. -DECEIVING THE SKY Inside Communist China's Drive for Global Supremacy -How The Spector Of Communism Is Ruling Our World- Epoch Times


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