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    China & Us : 2 Superpowers

    Naiwen Aug 12, 2013

    1. Naiwen

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      "True, but how ironic that Edward Snowdon headed to China before dropping the NSA stinkbomb...
      "The United States has an elected government. The American government is legitimate. And there is a separation of legislative, judicial, and executive powers.
      China is ruled by the Chinese Communist Party. There is no separation of powers. No checks and balances. No independent press.""

      Quoting a post on an article online by a random commenter. link here : http://www.theguardian.com/news/datablog/2013/jun/07/china-us-how-superpowers-compare-datablog

      Lol, Westerners, especially Americans are deluding themselves. No independent press nor media in China? Laughable. How come everytime China criticizes the West, they don't like it? Or they're irritated by it?
       
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      Non Americans always assume things, we're 330 million and what the media or a few people say don't speak for the masses. I'm sure most could care less what China thinks or does, only the people that are elected here are delusional, not the populace. This elected government is getting a little more corrupt each election cycle. This socialist party that is in the white house has decided to take control of our country thru any means necessary, we had one woman here that voted 6 times for this kenyan last election. Now just multiply that by how ever many you like and you can see how bad things really are. The math for all this is completely backwards, they are not the majority and you'll find that most Patriots are conservatives, also the bulk of tax payers. So maybe this is why he looks so silly standing there with a teleprompter just talking and doing nothing. He don't have the intelligence to do anything, he is too concerned with ruining our two party system and installing a socialist power base. We know who they all are and their misery hasn't begun yet, but it will. We don't have those checks and balances here either at the moment because the people elected have committed tyranny and thumbed their noses at our laws, they will be dealt with you can be assured of that. The future will not be kind to those that have tried so hard to destroy us. Now most of the people I know in my age group feel the same way just change the language a little , but they don't like what is taking place and they won't rest until the bad guys are gone. You know these people have been caught lying so many times just this year , to lie is one thing, but to commit crimes is another which is what they have done and are doing. They have been selling guns to felons not only Mexico but there in Libya also, that was what they were doing at that mission and the truth will come out eventually and you will see an impeachment, all the cards will tumble then. That criminal AG we have has also been caught telling blatant lies to congress, it will surprise me if he isn't indicted for felonies. It takes time to get the proof when you have people lying and hiding and destroying information, there is so much of it going on in this administration it becomes laughable.
       
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      & Also yeah, why are they making such a big deal out of "nothing" if they (Americans) aren't scared of Asia (China-India, China-Japan, China-Korea, China-Vietnam) , really? & How delusional can 1 be or get?
       
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      I don't think China and Japan will ever be friends, Japan gutted China and just brutalized them like they did every other country they occupied. As far as China and the US only Taiwan is an issue because we have a defense treaty we would have to honor if they were attacked. Now the good thing about China is that they do not have a history of taking land or occupying anything that is not theirs. But with so many to feed now and in the future anything is possible, so they could for some reason think the US is weak enough they could take back the Island, but that would be a no win for them, I don't think China is a country that one would have to worry about starting a war, they helped North Korea simply because they did not want western influence in their region or on their door step. The free market will be what changes China, they have had a taste of capitalism and like it and will continue to change the course to being a free country, all those old politburo guys are getting old as dirt and will soon all be gone. India is one of the last countries the US would have to fear, I like Indians and we have many here in the US and even in our VA health care system we have thousands of Indian health care nurses. China and Vietnam tolerate one another, their borders are very clear now that China showed North Vietnam where the stakes were. China has so much man power they don't fear any of their neighbors. Russia and China I could see getting into a scrap and few people know this but they were fighting in the early 70's over territory. The world is in constant change and if you wait long enough a neighbor will be more tolerate than he was yesterday. I worry about the world economy going bust as we now see it in European countries , nothing will stir up worldly trouble quicker than people starving and out of work.
       
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      Did you mean "tolerable"? If so, then I agree with you. Same thing with Sri-Lanka-Pakistan-India.
       
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      Same meaning to be tolerate or tolerable , it just covers both parties. Funny that all these countries want nuclear weapons, I don't see the logic in this since it is usually started by politicians trying to gain favoritism by the people. Nukes have to be the worst scenario for two countries like Pakistan and India, the two countries are on a collision course and don't realize it. Let's face it we live in a very unfriendly world, all the more reason to be exploring Mars, we might need that planet one day. Did you see the report yesterday that they had photoed evidence of massive water erosion from billions of years ago, it looks like places on our own earth that are just layered from water movement over long periods of time. Mars is a very interesting place and it is feasible that it could be inhabited in the future, it would have to be an indoor existence because the outside temps and winds are too much for humans. There is water frozen there, just think how long ago it was frozen. I get really sad knowing I won't live old enough to see man land there, thanks to these non visionaries we have.
       
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      No, but yeah. I'd like to watch it!
       
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      We still haven't unlocked all the secrets of our own planet and existence, I love this ancient history and archeology, there is still much to be discovered that is buried.