Whose side is China really on?

Discussion in 'Politics' started by kyzr, Sep 27, 2011.

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Take a short quiz to express how you feel toward China

  1. I love China and trust them implicitly, they are a solid ally

    2 vote(s)
    9.1%
  2. I love that Wall Street moved so many US factories to China, prices are much lower

    2 vote(s)
    9.1%
  3. Pakistan and China forming an alliance does not concern me at all

    3 vote(s)
    13.6%
  4. I prefer Chinese riding bikes and US commuters riding SUVs

    4 vote(s)
    18.2%
  5. I prefer Americans riding bikes and Chinese commuters riding SUVs

    2 vote(s)
    9.1%
  6. I don't trust the Chinese or their military at all

    11 vote(s)
    50.0%
  7. I believe that the US and China are heading for major disagreements

    12 vote(s)
    54.5%
  8. I believe that Wall Street will eventually regret doing business with China

    7 vote(s)
    31.8%
  9. I believe the projections that show China surpassing the US by 2030

    9 vote(s)
    40.9%
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  1. kyzr
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    Heard a news report that Pakistan is killing Americans while we give them about $5b a year in all types of "aid". Then I heard that Pakistan said that if the US stops aid, that Pakistan will accept aid from China.

    Then I saw Mulally proudly proclaiming all the new plants Ford is building in China to build new electric cars and car components.

    Then I recalled what happened when one of our planes went down in China.

    So lets take a poll to see who trusts China...or are they simply playing Wall Street for morons?
     
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    The humble opinion of this average Joe is that Pakistan can pound sand.

    We'll keep the air and land space required 'till we vacate the region, thank you very much and from this moment on not one fucking dime.
     
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    China is in it for themselves, same as the rest of us.
     
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    exactly, except we don't seem to be playing the game well.
     
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    china will do anything that a) can discombobulate us, and b) will help them accrue any advantage in the region.

    we should send a full blown diplomatic team to talk with India AND sell Taiwan the NEW F-16's not upgrade the ones they wish to replace. But alas.
     
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    For as long as our economic policies are dictated by the uber-wealthy our wealth we be exported to whoever has the cheapest labor.
     
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    The same side as the Republicans.
     
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    Dean have i called you a Dick today?.....
     
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    Like Dick Cheney?
     
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    Why on earth would China be on anyone but China's side?
     

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