Skip to comments.Anti-Obama video protests ‘our taxpayer dollars promoting Communism’ in China
Posted on 10/02/2012 1:26:58 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
Internet users in four swing states will begin to see a video that faults President Obama for allowing taxpayer dollars to finance communism based on reports that Shanghai GM backed a Chinese propaganda film.
The Chinese Government recently released a propaganda movie on the Founding of the Communist Party. And who was the movies primary sponsor? General Motors. Yes. Our taxpayer dollars that President Obama gave General Motors in the auto-bailout are helping promote communism, the Let Freedom Ring (LFR) ad narrator says, citing the General Motors bailout. GM has denied any connection to the Chinese company that funded the film but has also referred to it as a GM company when trumpeting Chinese sales figures.
The Washington Times reported on the film controversy earlier this year. In late 2010, General Motors agreed to sponsor a propaganda film celebrating the 90th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), the Times Kerry Picket wrote. When the movie first went into production GM signed up Cadillac as the chief business partner with the Communist Party, stating: Cadillac whole-heartedly supports the making of the Birth of a Party.
The new ad is part of a $7 million online advertising campaign set to launch in the key swing states of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia, and Wisconsin, according to LFR. General Motors disavowed the film and the company. It is not GM. It is not GM money. And it is in no shape or form, or indirectly, taxpayer money, spokesman Greg Martin told The Daily Caller, which added that the sponsor, Shanghai GM, said Martin, is a distribution and sales network that is a completely separate and distinct business entity based in China that has no organizational or financial ties whatsoever to the Detroit-based company.
In 1995, according to the GM Heritage Center, GM signed a milestone agreement with Chinas Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (SAIC) for a proposed automotive joint venture, a joint venture technical center, and several other projects in and around the city of Shanghai, assuring GM a major presence in Chinas expanding auto industry.
In 2011, GM delighted in burgeoning Chinese sales numbers. GMs Shanghai GM and SAIC-GM-Wuling joint ventures along with all of its passenger car brands experienced record domestic demand, enabling GM to remain the sales leader among global automakers in China for the seventh consecutive year, the company press release stated. SAIC is a stated owned enterprise of the Chinese city government, the GM Heritage website explains.
What percentage of the joint venture does GM own?
[May 17, 2011] “In late 2010, General Motors agreed to sponsor a propaganda film celebrating the 90th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). The CCP made film titled (translated to English) The Birth of a Party or The Great Achievement of Founding the Party” is set to premiere all over the Communist nation on June 15 reported China AutoWeb last September. The auto website adds:
“According to an announcement posted on Shanghai GMs official web site yesterday, whose title reads “joining hands with China Film Group, Cadillac whole-heartedly supports the making of the Birth of a Party...”
The report goes further:
“As the CCP marries totalitarianism with capitalism and fools the people with entertainment, only the “politically correct” or stupidor those who pretend to be socan get rich. And GM seems to know this very well. While Audi, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, and Volvo have all rushed to please Chinas rich and powerful through physical enlargement (offering models of extended wheelbases), Cadillac gratifies the party orally, singing praises through a film.”
According to the above report, the film will discuss events that led up to the formation of the CCP following the 1917 Russian Revolution. When the movie first went into production GM signed up Cadillac as the chief business partner with the Communist Party, stating: Cadillac whole-heartedly supports the making of the Birth of a Party.
In fact, an AP article in early May points out, “Chinese TV regulators have reportedly ordered local broadcasters to stay away from spy and crime thrillers as part of a propaganda buildup for the ruling Communist Party’s 90th anniversary July 1.” Stars of the film are reportedly chauffeured around China in the Cadillac SLS in an effort to promote the movie all over the Communist led country.
The United States government currently owns 33% of the GM company following the auto-bailouts of 2009, and GM CEO Daniel Akerson describes China as the “key to [GM’s] success.” (h/t The Detroit Bureau)..........................”
The obamanation administration is all about promoting communism, here and aboard.
Disgusting. Reminds me of the Empire State Bldg's honoring of the ChiComs.
Mao Takes Manhattan: Empire State Building Goes Red and Yellow for China
September 30, 2009
To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the People's Republic of China under Communist rule and Mao's 1949 revolution, the Chinese will hold a military parade in Beijing on Thursday of unparalleled size -- 5,000 soldiers, 43,000 fireworks and a display of 52 new weapons -- followed by a civilian parade of 100,000 marchers and 60 floats, many chanting new nationalistic mantras coined by the Chinese government for the occasion.
For a nation that worships Mao, and the path of development and prosperity the Chinese people believe he charted, nothing less would do to commemorate its 60th anniversary.
But when it comes to the commemoration of China's 60th anniversary in the U.S., perhaps we could -- and should -- expect a little less.
Wednesday night in New York City, the Empire State Building will illumine its familiar spire with red and yellow lights in honor of Communist China. The Communism-themed color scheme will stay lit through Thursday night, much to the delight of China's consular officials, who were on hand for a ceremony in the lobby of the iconic building Wednesday morning, and to the acute dismay of the dozen or so protesters outside, and to many Americans who question whether honoring China's Communist revolution here is at all appropriate.
Empire State Building Goes Red for Communist China, Sparking Protest
September 30, 2009
Sept. 30: The Empire State Building lit in red and yellow to honor the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.
NEW YORK New York is seeing red over the decision to turn the city's highest beacon and one of America's symbols for free enterprise into a shining monument honoring China's communist revolution Wednesday night.
AKA Chairman Mao, AKA 'The Great Helmsman'. (Tse-Tung can also be spelt Zedong. Translated the name means 'To Shine on the East'.)
Kill tally: 14 to 20 million deaths from starvation during the 'Great Leap Forward'. Tens of thousands killed and millions of lives ruined during the 'Cultural Revolution'.
I don't want to hear that! I own a classic 70s Cadillac. :(
How did we become so friggin stupid as a people to, not just elect this commie POS president once, but to be seriously considering giving him another 4?? It’s like something out of a late night/early morning 50s-era horror movie.
I don't know what to say, but the Czech Republic's "Prager Zeitung" of April 28, 2010 said it best:.
"The danger to America is not Barack Obama but a citizenry capable of entrusting a man like him with the Presidency.
"It will be far easier to limit and undo the follies of an Obama presidency than to restore the necessary common sense and good judgment to a depraved electorate willing to have such a man for their president. The problem is much deeper and far more serious than Mr. Obama, who is a mere symptom of what ails America.
"Blaming the prince of fools should not blind anyone to the vast confederacy of fools that made him their prince. The Republic can survive a Barack Obama, who is, after all, merely a fool. It is less likely to survive a multitude of fools such as those who made him president."
Wow. That was great. And so true. Thanks.