Chinese Two-star General - US System Best

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    China must reform or die

    ''The secret of US success is neither Wall Street nor Silicon Valley, but its long-surviving rule of law and the system behind it,'' he says. ''The American system is said to be 'designed by genius and for the operation of the stupid'.
     
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    China must be more screwed up then they let us on to believe.
     
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    China faces huge problems. A growing uneasy relationship between capitalist forces and communist, environmental problems many times worse than the US, and a shortage of energy to power it's economy are just the beginning.
     
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    I think he makes some good points - and he's brave for pointing it out. I don't know if the US system per se, is the best form of democracy, but his point is a valid one...
     

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