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Right-Wing Nut House ^ | March 09, 2008 | by Rick Moran

Posted on 03/09/2008 4:08:05 PM PDT by jdm

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We already knew the Chinese government were a bunch of freedom denying, liberty hating, collectivist scumbag Communist sons of bitches. But it is still shocking to realize how deep their cruelty truly goes.

For years, the Chinese government turned a blind eye to the infanticide of female children – a direct result of the forced “one child per family” (OCPF) that the benighted savages in Beijing forced upon the populace. A sample of “scientific socialism” at work:

The one-child policy is criticized as violating basic human rights. Many are concerned with the practices used to implement this policy. China has been meeting its population requirements through bribery, coercion, forced sterilization, forced abortion, and possibly infanticide, with most reports coming from rural areas.[attribution needed]

Some examples include:

1. a former administrator of a Chinese Planned Birth Control Office had stated his experience of execution forced abortion on a 9 month pregnant woman. [31]

2. A former Chinese population control administrator named Gao Xiao Duan testified before a United States House subcommittee in 1998, regarding her participation in forced sterilizations and abortions.[32]

3. A 2001 report exposed in Guangdong a quota of 20,000 abortions and sterilisations was set for Huaiji County in the same year due to reported disregard of the one-child policy. The effort included using portable ultrasound devices to identify abortion candidates in remote villages.

Earlier reports also show that women as far along as 8.5 months pregnant were forced to abort by injection of saline solution.[33] Stephen Moore of the Cato Institute announced that the One child policy is “an ongoing genocide”. He argued that free market capitalism will solve the overpopulation and overconsumption problems of developing nations. [34]

Whether Moore is correct is not the point. The problem is with an ideology that sees life as a statistic rather than a precious entity, born with the right to life, liberty, and other natural rights that the Chinese government neither celebrates nor acknowledges.

It is easy to oppress when you’ve lost your humanity.

So it should come as absolutely no surprise that this same government that sees nothing wrong with parents murdering their own children (until international pressure forced them to do something about it in 2001), should see the problem of controlling the feline population in such beastly and inhumane terms:

Thousands of pet cats in Beijing are being abandoned by their owners and sent to die in secretive government pounds as China mounts an aggressive drive to clean up the capital in preparation for the Olympic Games.

Hundreds of cats a day are being rounded and crammed into cages so small they cannot even turn around.

Then they are trucked to what animal welfare groups describe as death camps on the edges of the city.

The cull comes in the wake of a government campaign warning of the diseases cats carry and ordering residents to help clear the streets of them.

Cat owners, terrified by the disease warning, are dumping their pets in the streets to be picked up by special collection teams.

Paranoia is so intense that six stray cats -including two pregnant females – were beaten to death with sticks by teachers at a Beijing kindergarten, who feared they might pass illnesses to the children.

China’s leaders are convinced that animals pose a serious urban health risk and may have contributed to the outbreak of SARS - a deadly respiratory virus – in 2003.

Even if you despise cats – and I know that there are many of you out there – you cannot help but be struck dumb with outrage over this completely unnecessary, draconian, and positively medieval method of controlling the cat population. Any western nation could have helped the Chinese with this problem and it could have been done much more humanely and without the government using deliberate scare tactics to jack up the citizenry and turn them against cats.

When I wrote of the medieval methods used against cats by the Chinese I was not using allegory. Whipping up a frenzy of emotion against cats was a favorite ploy of the church in the middle ages. In something of a delicious irony (from the cat’s perspective) when our ancestors had killed off most of the cats in Europe, invading rats overran the continent. They bore fleas that carried bubonic plague that killed of a third of its population. In their frenzy to burn witches and murder their “familiars,” Europeans were unwittingly sealing their doom by eliminating their only salvation against the plague carrying rats – cats.

But the Chinese efforts at eliminating cats are not just being done for health reasons. These Communist bozos are so intent on making a good impression for the Olympics this year that they don’t want a bunch of stray cats wandering around the venues:

But the crackdown on cats is seen by animal campaigners as just one of a number of extreme measures being taken by communist leaders to ensure that its capital appears clean, green and welcoming during the Olympics.

Polluting factories in and around the city are being ordered to shut down or relocate during the Games to ease Beijing’s choking smog and drivers are allowed out on to the roads only three times a week.

Fares on the city’s underground network have been cut to just two yuan (14p) for any journey – a six-fold reduction on some routes – to keep people off buses, and beggars and street sleepers are being moved to out-of-town camps or given train fares back to their home provinces.

Meanwhile, taxi drivers have been made to attend lessons in how to greet passengers politely in English and a city-wide courtesy campaign has been launched to teach Beijing’s notoriously dour and grumpy citizens how to smile and be pleasant to foreigners.

The cull of Beijing’s estimated 500,000 cat population is certain to provoke international outrage as it comes just over a year after the Chinese were criticised for rounding up and killing stray dogs across the country.

I apologize to you dog lovers out there. If I had known of that barbarism, I would have been just as outraged I assure you.

You might ask are there no cat lovers in China? Of course there are. Here’s an example of what they are up against:

Animal welfare groups in China are already protesting, but their members fear punishment from the authorities.

Officials say people can adopt animals from the 12 cat pounds set up around the city, but welfare groups say they are almost impossible to get inside and believe few cats survive.

One cat lovers’ group negotiated the release of 30 pets from one of the compounds in Shahe, north-west Beijing, but said they were in such a pitiful condition that half of them died within days of their release.

“These cats are being left to die. It is very

It gets worse.

“People don’t want to keep cats in Beijing any more so they abandon them or send them to the compounds.

“When we went inside, we saw about 70 cats being kept in cages stacked one on top of the other in two tiny rooms.

“Disease spreads quickly among them and they die slowly in agony and distress. The government won’t even do the cats the kindness of giving them lethal injections when they become sick. They just wait for them to die.

“It is the abandoned pets that suffer the most and die the soonest. They relied so much on their owners that they can’t cope with the new environment.

“Most refuse to eat or drink and get sick more quickly than the feral cats.”

Ms Yan’s group has now been denied access to the pounds. “We do not believe any of the cats that go in there survive,” she said. “They are like death camps.”

If you are a cat lover, the more you read of this article in the Daily Mail the more you will feel like organizing a military expedition to free the animals from their confinement.

The cat lovers are up against the cruelest of human institutions; dead ass communist bureaucracy. They have begged the government to offer cut rate spaying and neutering all to no avail. Indeed, the government has mandated spaying and neutering but few can afford the 200 yuan pricetag. (Most American cities and towns also require spaying and neutering but with many clinics offering cut rate or installment payment plans it is relatively easy to comply with the laws.) Couple that with a dearth of no-kill shelters or shelters of any kind and you have the makings of this man made holocaust.

I do not dispute the necessity to control the feline and canine populations – especially in big cities. And I might point out that our own efforts in this regard are not always the model of humane behavior. But we have made a vast improvement from even just 10 years ago. Controlling the feral cat population in US big cities now includes a wide range of actions including “trap, neuter, and release” as opposed to simply trapping and killing the animals.

Feral cats tend to congregate in the same area when the food supply is reliable. These “colonies” are made possible by legions of cat lovers across the country who volunteer to watch and care for their charges. New arrivals are immediately caught and, usually in cooperation with a kindly vet, fixed for free or a nominal cost. The colony manager also watches for outbreaks of disease and tries and keep track of any predations the cats might engage in – especially against birds. Kittens are removed from the colony and sent to adoption centers.

Such managed colonies could never occur in China, however. The movement began at the grass roots and demanded that government support them. If you start demanding anything from government in China, you will most likely end up in prison.

No matter. There are more humane ways to kill the animals than simply not feeding them and allowing them to die horribly. But to the Chinese bureaucrats intent on projecting a squeaky clean image to the rest of the world for the olympics, there is only a problem that needs to be solved as quickly and cheaply as possible.

May they rot and then burn in hell.

TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2008olympics; cats; china; communism; cruelty; felinicide; holocaust; pets
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To: jdm

Why even have a search button?

21 posted on 03/09/2008 4:30:20 PM PDT by Republic of Texas (Socialism Always Fails)
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To: PurpleMan

Cats -— Chinese food-—

some years ago, in Hong Kong, I saw only one cat. it was early in the morning with few people and no traffic. the cat crossed the street and looked over its’ shoulder every few seconds. it was paranoid and probably with good reason.

22 posted on 03/09/2008 4:30:28 PM PDT by tired1 (responsibility without authority is slavery!)
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To: Charles Martel
No cats = neck-deep in rats (and their fleas).

You aren't kidding. Particularly when the norm for trash disposal in China is just to dump it in the streets.

Cats are the most ecological friendly method of rodent control out there. Their bond to humans dates back thousands of years when man first embraced agriculture and cats "adopted" man in return for keeping rodents out of our grain storage area.

23 posted on 03/09/2008 4:32:37 PM PDT by Vigilanteman ((Are there any men left in Washington? Or are there only cowards? Ahmad Shah Massoud))
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To: jdm

I don’t trust anyone who does not like children - or cats. So I can’t trust the Chinese. Duh!

24 posted on 03/09/2008 4:32:41 PM PDT by LiberConservative
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To: jdm


Wow. I dunno why they would pick a title like that. Do they not understand what Holocaust means?

25 posted on 03/09/2008 4:33:21 PM PDT by BGHater ($2300 is the limit of your Free Speech.)
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To: Republic of Texas
Why even have a search button?

What were you saying?

26 posted on 03/09/2008 4:33:27 PM PDT by jdm (Contrary to popular belief, the search function works just fine.)
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To: jdm

That country is so backwards. Poor cats.....

27 posted on 03/09/2008 4:33:45 PM PDT by inflorida
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To: jdm
Don't these geniuses realize that if they kill too many cats, they will be overrun with something far worse: rats. And I don't mean Hillary, Barack and John.
28 posted on 03/09/2008 4:48:06 PM PDT by isrul (Help make koranimals an endangered species)
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To: Charles Martel
A little rice and rat meat. Quite satisfying on a wet tropical evening.
29 posted on 03/09/2008 4:49:47 PM PDT by isrul (Help make koranimals an endangered species)
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To: jdm

Let’s see, we want soverienty for us but we don’t think the Chinese should have it? It is their country and they are their cats. If they want to kill them all that is their business and none of ours. We are big on screaming when Mexico’s President tries to tell us how to run the US, but we want to be able to tell China how to handle their cats. Actually some FReepers are always sticking their nose in other countries business, business that doesn’t affect us and is none of ours.

30 posted on 03/09/2008 4:51:50 PM PDT by calex59
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To: andyandval
"We're not taking this anymore!!!"

31 posted on 03/09/2008 4:52:36 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself.)
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To: jdm

I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again.

Truman should have listened to MacArthur instead of firing him.

A few megatons over Beijing and Shanghai in 1946 would have solved that problem once and for all.

32 posted on 03/09/2008 4:53:29 PM PDT by Emperor Palpatine ("There is no civility, only politics.")
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To: jdm

33 posted on 03/09/2008 4:56:01 PM PDT by Emperor Palpatine ("There is no civility, only politics.")
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To: jdm
34 posted on 03/09/2008 4:57:02 PM PDT by JRios1968 ("If you go over a cliff with all flags flying, you are still going over a cliff"¬óRonald Reagan)
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To: calex59

Its always good to expose how evil they are.

35 posted on 03/09/2008 4:59:28 PM PDT by Emperor Palpatine ("There is no civility, only politics.")
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To: All addition, the pseudo science of Chinese medicine is
busy driving a couple dozen species of wild Asian mammals into extinction. Thanks to them in a very short time the only Asian tigers left alive will be in zoos.

The level of brutality and mass killing which comes so easy and naturally to the Chinese Communist government is frightening. Within a couple years of Stalin's death he his brutality was denounced by Krushchev. Mao killed as many as Stalin in a much shorter period of time and I do not think his brutality and mass murder has ever been acknowledged much less denounced by any Chinese leader.

36 posted on 03/09/2008 5:00:56 PM PDT by Jonah Johansen ("Coming soon to a neighborhood near you")
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To: tired1

I’m surprised too, my experience is that the Chinese will eat just about anything that wiggles. It’s hard to believe they don’t eat cats.

37 posted on 03/09/2008 5:08:25 PM PDT by cowdog77 (Circle the Wagons)
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To: andyandval down and 8 more suicidal catbomb lives to go.

38 posted on 03/09/2008 5:19:27 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or tyranny)
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To: jdm
Stalin Cat
39 posted on 03/09/2008 5:22:07 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: jdm
The cull comes in the wake of a government campaign warning of the diseases cats carry

It appears they prefer the diseases rats carry.

40 posted on 03/09/2008 5:33:25 PM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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