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    Quote Originally Posted by antichrist View Post
    Btw I read an article exactly opposite to an early response that I firstly relied upon. Michael probably relies on Party mouthpieces similar to North Korea or that famous Iraqi guy claiming Saddam was beating the Yanks. He was RW's favourite for ages
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    Quote Originally Posted by antichrist View Post
    Rubbish.
    They have or used to have public health units everywhere even checking lady's pads every month to ensure no second pregnancy. I have already described their trouble but you deny such. When walking along the street you must constantly zigzag to avoid slipping on monstrous spittle worse than landmines in Afghanistan. Attending opera there is constantly interrupted by spitting and coughing. About 100% smoke rate amongst the males. Over population is part of the problem they are squeezed in buses that would sardines feel like a ballroom.
    I was in China in 2017, touring Beijing, Xi'an, Chengdu, Chongqing, Yichang, Nanjing, Shanghai and a Yangtze River cruise.

    The streets were spotlessly clean, kept that way by ubiquitous streetsweepers with straw brooms. There was virtually no public smoking, following the introduction of smoke-free legislation'

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    https://afndaily.com.au/2019/11/30/c...AN01fnXnrNWcks

    With less than two weeks of planning Sydney’s Chinese community has pulled together a major fundraising dinner collecting $390,000 for bushfire relief as fierce fires continue to ravage Australia’s most populous state.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MichaelBaron View Post
    https://afndaily.com.au/2019/11/30/c...AN01fnXnrNWcks

    With less than two weeks of planning Sydney’s Chinese community has pulled together a major fundraising dinner collecting $390,000 for bushfire relief as fierce fires continue to ravage Australia’s most populous state.
    We just hope that quid pro quos are not expected like that Chinese donor who wanted his donation fortune back when his Oz citizenship was knocked back.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MichaelBaron View Post
    https://afndaily.com.au/2019/11/30/c...AN01fnXnrNWcks

    With less than two weeks of planning Sydney’s Chinese community has pulled together a major fundraising dinner collecting $390,000 for bushfire relief as fierce fires continue to ravage Australia’s most populous state.
    We just hope that quid pro quos are not expected like that Chinese donor who wanted his donation fortune back when his Oz citizenship was knocked back.
    Zionism is racism as defined by the UN, Israel by every dirty means available steals land and water, kill Palestinian freedom fighters and civilians, and operates an apartheid system to drive more Palestinians off their land

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    Apparently No One Cares That Much About Ethnic Cleansing
    Slate.com - Nov 2019

    ... And yet, the global response to the detention of up to 1 million people in concentration camps on the basis of religion, a systematic attempt to wipe out a cultural identity that verges on cultural genocide, still feels fairly muted. Few companies or organizations are boycotting China. In two years, the Beijing winter Olympics are likely to go off without a hitch. The U.S. response is undermined by the fact that the officials drawing attention to the camps do not include President Donald Trump, who for all his criticism of China rarely discusses human rights and did not mention Chinese Muslims in a recent high-profile speech on religious freedom.

    The Chinese government has muddied the waters skillfully, using the real threat of terrorism and religious extremism to justify the mass detention of hundreds of thousands of people with no connection to either. Terrorism analyst Colin Clarke recently wrote for Slate on how China has seemingly borrowed language from the U.S. “war on terror” to justify its authoritarianism. The Times’ reporting suggests this was quite deliberate: Xi urged authorities to emulate the U.S. response to the 9/11 attacks and other officials argued that recent attacks in Britain resulted from that government prioritizing “human rights above security.”

    It may be that China is now simply too powerful and too enmeshed in the global economy to be strongly criticized. Organizations like the NBA have recently learned the consequences of even the mildest criticism of the country’s human rights policies. Many Islamic countries’ governments have been conspicuously quiet, likely hoping to maintain economic ties with and investment from Beijing. ...
    So what's your excuse? To run like the devil's chasing you.

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    Xi is repeating Mao's record megademocide, as we would expect from a fanatical commie

    ↑↑ China is in the grip of a murderous personality cult just as extreme as in Mao's day, and as bad as in North Korea.

    How China’s Xi Jinping destroyed religion and made himself God
    By Steven W. Mosher, 1 Feb 2020

    Catholic churches torn down or denuded of their crosses and statues. Images of the Madonna and Child replaced with pictures of “People’s Leader” Xi Jinping. Signs posted outside evangelical churches forbidding anyone under the age of 18 from entering. The Ten Commandments painted over with quotes from Xi.

    These are just some of the ways that the Chinese Communist Party is persecuting Christians in China.

    But it’s not just Christians. In China’s Far West, over a million Muslims languish in concentration camps — Beijing cutely calls them “vocational training centers” — while mosques are being torn down, religious signs removed and ancient cemeteries leveled.

    Elsewhere in China, Buddhist temples are being turned into shrines celebrating Xi Jinping, China’s President For Life. His picture adorns the walls, his recorded voice booms out of the loudspeakers, and it is his “Thought” — not Buddha’s — that the monks are now required to meditate upon.

    Not even the Taoists, China’s ancient folk religion, have escaped this new Cultural Revolution. Temples that have stood for over 1,000 years have been closed and ancient statues smashed, all on the orders of “Religious Affairs” officials.
    “The history of the 20th century is full of examples of countries that set out to redistribute wealth and ended up redistributing poverty.”
    “There’s no point blaming the tragedies of socialism on the flaws or corruption of particular leaders. Any system which allows some people to exercise unbridled power over others is an open invitation to abuse, whether that system is called slavery or socialism or something else.”—Thomas Sowell

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    When I visited China decades ago I actually played chess around one of the temples where expatriate Chinese had visited and paid good money for incense sticks ito burn and leave there. On their departure the supposedly Buddhist monk then used the sticks to practice his karate kicks on. This was after the GPCR when rebuilding the temples were taking place.
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    Communist christophobia is strong in China (so is Islamophobia)

    China's new Hong Kong chief a hardliner known for crusade against Christian churches
    Xia Baolong is a long-time ally of Xi Jinping who represents a sign Beijing wants to exert more control over the city
    Verna Yu in Hong Kong
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    Xia was Xi’s deputy when he was the Communist party’s secretary of the affluent province of Zhejiang from 2003 to 2007. Xia was known for his hardline ideology in a 2014 campaign to tear down thousands of crosses and many underground churches in the province while he later took charge of Zhejiang as its party secretary—a post he held until 2017. He became a vice chairman and secretary general of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference in 2018.

    Analysts say Xia’s appointment is a signal that China wants to tighten its control over Hong Kong and further curb its civil society.

    Willy Lam, adjunct professor at Chinese University of Hong Kong, said Xia’s appointment is “bad news for Hong Kong”. “It signals that China will bring Hong Kong under closer scrutiny and tighten control over all aspects of the city,” he said.
    “The history of the 20th century is full of examples of countries that set out to redistribute wealth and ended up redistributing poverty.”
    “There’s no point blaming the tragedies of socialism on the flaws or corruption of particular leaders. Any system which allows some people to exercise unbridled power over others is an open invitation to abuse, whether that system is called slavery or socialism or something else.”—Thomas Sowell

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    In the meantime:
    China and The Chinese Language are taking Australia by storm .
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    In the meantime Chinese tourists in America are being arrested by the carload for taking pics of military facilities in America. All those Mandarin speakers can become efficient translators if China over runs Australia.
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    I don't watch Q & A but I read that they laughed at Chinese spokesman over Uighurs voluntarily re-education. Come out swinging Michael don't let them get away with that
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    Quote Originally Posted by MichaelBaron View Post
    Michael? Q & A refers to an ABC tv program.
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