Skip to comments.China's UN Ambassador Asks the U.S. to "Shut Up"
Posted on 08/20/2006 3:48:32 AM PDT by Marechal
Chinas UN Ambassador Asks the US to Shut Up
Chinas Ambassador to the UN Sha Zukang admonished Washington yesterday of interfering in Beijings domestic affairs, particularly in its military program. Asked by a BBC reporter about Chinas growing military budget, Sha Zukang did not contain himself and shouted out: The population of China is six times as much as that of the United States. So, its time for Americans to shut up and keep quiet. They will be better off like this.
The United States have the right to settle domestic problems on its own, so let them not pry into Chinas internal affairs, the Chinese diplomat said. Sha Zukang also warned that if Taiwan declares independency and any country recognizes it, China will apply military force. It is not a question of how big Taiwan is. Each centimeter of Chinese land is more important to us than lives of our soldiers, the Chinese ambassador to UN stated openly.
China has not spoken so harsh on the Taiwan issue for a couple of years. These blunt words may cost Sha Zukang his post and career but the speech of Chinas ambassador to the UN shows the hardening of the Chinese leaderships stance on the Taiwan issue and possible conflict with the United States.
What did he say????
They are doing it to themselves already. Already the well-off Communist Party elites in cities like Shanghai are as self-indulgent and hedonistic as their Euro role models on things like "enjoying themselves". They have, on average, 1.1 children without any enforcement of one-child policy on them.
He says the US should shut up regarding the PRC's defence/military expenditures.
Well...He just better watch his mouth or else....else....get a strong condemnation!
They are upset Bill Clinton can't sell them any more items.
And the billion Chinese coolies and slave laborers are better "dead than red."
Long past time to shove those missiles all aimed at North America down their throats!
If it hadn't been for Comrade Truman they wouldn't be in place today.
No. It's King Chong Pong.......Ping!
I thought China was having 1.84 children per woman. In other words, almost as much as we are.
He's talking about the elites.
Keep buying that cheap imported crap in Target, Wal-Mart, etc.
Every nickle and dime you spend on Chinese goods goes towards strengthening their military.
George Bush I and Bill CLinton and the current Presidnt have done NOTHING to stem the flow of American dollars into the pockets of an enemy of America, after their face was clearly shown to the world in Tienemen Square.
Globalism is weakening America and empowering our enemies.
You are correct and we are building their military. I am in the fishing tackle business and have trademarks that are stomped on by Chinese copycat companies. We invest, advertise and make a product popular and then an American company will go to China and copy our products at 1/10th the cost. Many people say "thats the global market, join or go out of business". I refuse to use their slave labor period. I ask people all the time how can walmart sell a layout lawn chair for 7.99 that has all that plastic and metal plus it has to be shipped???? Answer:Their labor costs do not factor into the equation and its evil.
And yet there are may so-called "conservatives" on this forum who would attack us both on this issue and continue to defend this madness.
I agree with you (as my tagline indicates). I purchase non-Chinese whenever possible and absolutely refuse to consider PRC-sourced items on big purchases. However, my refusal to buy Chinese is sometimes termpered at the lower range by considerations of value. For example, I recently bought a pair of Chinese-made welder's pliers (the ones with the wide smooth jaws) for $4.00 because the US-made version of the same product was $30.00! Had the US-made pliers been $8.00 or even $10.00, I would have bought them. But a nearly ten times price differential cannot be justified.
So, in addition to complaining about how cheap Chinese manufactured goods are (and your lawn chair example makes me think that maybe some anti-dumping investigations are in order), maybe we should also ask why the price for US-manufactured goods has to be so non-competitive when the US workforce is reputed to be one of the most efficient in the world.
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