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  • Obama bundler tied to Chinese government?

    10/08/2012 11:05:20 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 18 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 10:01 am on October 8, 2012 | Ed Morrissey
    Most Republicans recall the Doodad Pro controversy from almost exactly four years ago, where Team Obama campaign websites turned off credit card security checks that allowed fraudulent and foreign donations to flow into the campaign. Could that be happening again? According to a new independent report from the Government Accountability Institute and reported by Breitbart, not only is it actually happening again — it’s actually gotten worse. A bundler for Barack Obama has set up a shady website operation to collect donations to the campaign, but it’s based in Shanghai, and the bundler has ties to the Chinese government: In...
  • China's Demand For Japanese Cars Has Collapsed (Chinese refuse to patronize due to island dispute)

    10/08/2012 8:05:48 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 41 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 10/08/2012 | Yoko Kubota, Kentaro Sugiyama
    * Nissan to suspend night shifts in China car plants-Nikkei * Toyota, Honda to cut working hours, slow line speed-Nikkei * Report does not say how long production cuts will last * Japan carmakers' plants operating again after China holiday (Adds Toyota, Honda, Mazda, Suzuki comments and background) TOKYO, Oct 8 (Reuters) - Japan's Toyota Motor Corp, Nissan Motor Co and Honda Motor Co plan to slash production in China by roughly half, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Monday, as a territorial row between Asia's two largest economies cuts sales of Japanese cars in the world's biggest auto market. Sales...
  • Bombshell: Obama.com Owned by Bundler in Shanghai with Business Ties to Chinese Government

    10/08/2012 5:56:50 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 143 replies
    breitbart ^ | October 8, 2012 | Wynton Hall
    In an explosive report set to send shockwaves through official Washington, the Government Accountability Institute (GAI) released a 108-page GAI investigation into the threat of foreign and fraudulent Internet campaign donations in U.S. federal elections
  • The Sun Sets on China's Solar Industry

    10/08/2012 4:56:30 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    Forbes ^ | 10/08/2012 | Gordon Chang
    On Friday, shares of Trina Solar closed at $4.62, down $0.18 for the day. The stock has been falling for a long time, declining more than 85% in the last three years. That’s not bad, however, considering Trina is a Chinese solar company. Rival Suntech Power has seen its shares, also listed on the Big Board, drop. They are at about 2% of their 2007 values. And Yingli Green Energy plunged 7.3% on Friday in New York, and it is now trading close to its five-year low. In last two years, shares of Chinese solar cell producers have fallen by...
  • South African Tells of Genocide in Communist-dominated South Africa

    10/07/2012 7:55:48 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 35 replies
    The New American ^ | October 06, 2012 | Christian Gomez
    On Tuesday, October 2, 2012, the Fox Valley Conservative Forum, which meets regularly for a luncheon on Tuesdays in Appleton, Wisconsin, hosted a talk by South African Sonia Hruska (pictured). Hruska, who now lives in the United States, discussed the ongoing genocide against white people in her country under the largely communist-controlled ANC government of Jacob Zuma. Born in Victoria, South Africa, to a nontraditional Afrikaner family, with a right-wing father and a left-wing mother, Hruska would go on to work in politics as a consultant in the presidential administration of Nelson Mandela from 1994 to 2001. “I was the...
  • Archaeologists find 2,000 year-old beef portion in ancient tomb in northwest China

    10/06/2012 10:08:37 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 24 replies
    New Straits Times ^ | September 29, 2012 | Bernama
    Archaeologists said a black substance found in an ancient tomb in northwest China's Shaanxi province is a 2,000-year-old portion of beef. Scientists arrived at the conclusion after months of analysis confirmed the substance's makeup, according to Hu Songmei, a paleontologist from the provincial archaeological institute. Xinhua news agency reports that according to Hu, the beef -- most of which had been carbonised -- is the earliest beef product discovered in China. The beef was discovered two years ago in a bronze pot placed in a tomb believed to date back to the Warring States Period (475 B.C. -- 221 B.C.),...
  • Worried about China gaining a competitive edge in the green-energy market? Don’t be.

    10/05/2012 8:02:37 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/05/2012 | Erika Johnsen
    News flash: Compared to free enterprise, central planning is a reliably inefficient, costly, and ill-fated way to allocate resources.Just kidding, totally not a news flash. It's just good ol' fashioned common sense --- leastaways, you'd think it would be common sense, given that historical examples abound, except that President Obama doesn’t quite seem to get it. Whenever he goes into touting-his-green-energy-"investments" mode, he is constantly suggesting that not only is China gaining an advantage over us in the clean-energy market of the future (how he presumes to know that "wind and solar are the future" is still a mystery to...
  • Romans, Han Dynasty were greenhouse gas emitters: study

    10/04/2012 8:37:26 AM PDT · by jmcenanly · 24 replies
    Reuters.com ^ | Wed Oct 3, 2012 4:35pm EDT | Alister Doyle
    (Reuters) - A 200-year period covering the heyday of both the Roman Empire and China's Han dynasty saw a big rise in greenhouse gases, according to a study that challenges the U.N. view that man-made climate change only began around 1800. A record of the atmosphere trapped in Greenland's ice found the level of heat-trapping methane rose about 2,000 years ago and stayed at that higher level for about two centuries. Methane was probably released during deforestation to clear land for farming and from the use of charcoal as fuel, for instance to smelt metal to make weapons, lead author...
  • China Slides Faster Into Pensions Black Hole (China's own Soc. Sec. Ponzi)

    10/05/2012 11:06:25 AM PDT · by PGR88 · 5 replies
    South China Morning Post ^ | October 5, 2012 | South China Morning Post
    Eighty-year-old Chinese farmer Guo Shuhe receives a state pension equivalent to just US$9 a month, not enough to buy a month worth of groceries, but enough it seems, to risk punching a gaping hole in government finances. Guo, whose palms are thick and rough from a life spent hoeing fields in southwest China, is one of over 150 million people covered by a rapidly expanding rural retirement scheme which is accelerating the nation’s slide into a pension crisis. “Fifty-five yuan a month is little, but it’s better than nothing,” said Guo, rubbing his head with his hands at his home...
  • Another US submarine to dock at Subic (USS Olympia: LA class attack sub)

    10/04/2012 1:08:19 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 22 replies
    Manila Standard ^ | October 04, 2012 | Florante S. Solmerin
    Another US submarine to dock at Subic By Florante S. Solmerin | Posted on October 04, 2012 | 12:01am The United States has sent its fourth submarine to the Philippines this year, and it’s expected to dock at Subic Bay in Zambales on Thursday, according to a statement released on Wednesday by the US Embassy in Manila. The submarines have been visiting the country amid the territorial disputes of the countries claiming all or part of the Spratly Islands in the West Philippine Sea, with China increasingly imposing its will on the Philippines, Vietnam, Taiwan, Malaysia and Brunei over the...
  • Bumbling Obama's Freudian Slip: "I Want To Export More Jobs" - Like GM Does 2 China?

    10/02/2012 2:42:15 PM PDT · by raptor22 · 4 replies
    Industrial Policy: The president's media apologists will say it was not a gaffe, that he merely misspoke and corrected himself. But the fact remains that his policies are exporting jobs, particularly to China. President Obama, during a campaign speech at Kent State University in Ohio on Wednesday, mistakenly said he wanted to export more U.S. jobs before correcting himself and saying he was "channeling" Republican rival Mitt Romney. Or was it a mistake? To his media supporters, it's no gaffe. Their dictionary defines gaffe as anything that comes out of Romney's mouth. Certainly not the mouth of Joe Biden, who...
  • China: Blow for Beijing as manufacturing remains weak(hard landing expected)

    10/02/2012 12:30:13 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 8 replies
    Canberra Times ^ | October 2, 2012
    Blow for Beijing as manufacturing remains weak Date October 2, 2012 CHINA'S manufacturing activity has continued to show signs of weakness in September, indicating Beijing's lacklustre effort to boost the economy has so far failed to arrest the slowdown. Though the official Purchasing Manager's Index rebounded slightly in September to 49.8 after a 49.2 reading in August, it still hovered below the expansion threshold of 50, increasing market speculation that the Chinese economy may grow less than 7.5 per cent this year - the official government target. August had marked the lowest reading since November 2011, as the world's second-biggest...
  • China: Big U.S. Fleet Nears Disputed Islands, But What For?

    10/02/2012 12:22:24 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 20 replies
    Time ^ | September 30, 2012 | Kirk Spitzer
    Big U.S. Fleet Nears Disputed Islands, But What For? By Kirk Spitzer | September 30, 2012 TOKYO – It’s probably just a coincidence; no need to worry yet. But the U.S. has quietly assembled a powerful air, land and sea armada not far from where Japan and China are squaring off over disputed islands in the East China Sea. Two Navy aircraft carrier battle groups and a Marine Corps air-ground task force have begun operating in the Western Pacific, within easy reach of the Senkaku Islands. That’s where Japanese and Chinese patrol boats are engaged in an increasingly tense standoff.
  • Signs Of The Gold Standard Emerging In China?

    10/02/2012 5:11:56 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    Forbes ^ | 10/02/2012 | Ralph Benko
    To get rich is glorious. – Deng Xiaoping As noted in last week’s column about the rising recognition by authorities in Germany about the virtues of gold, the gold standard is receiving impressive new recognition internationally. The GOP plank calling for a commission to study “possible ways to set a fixed value for the dollar” — with an unmistakable nod to gold — is the most prominent element of the 2012 GOP platform still being heard to “reverberate around the world.” Meanwhile, it continues to gain impressive momentum in the United States. CNN’s Kevin Voigt writes, in The China Post,...
  • Anti-Jihad Ads Considered Constitutional

    10/01/2012 2:02:13 PM PDT · by Cindy · 67 replies
    COLLEGIAN.csufresno.edu - Top Opinion Story ^ | September 24, 2012 | Liana Whitehead
    SNIPPET: "New York City is the center of a public uproar as Internet blogger Pamela Gellar rises with an “anti-jihad” ad campaign." SNIPPET: "Gellar and her group are protesting the Jihad, which in definition is the religious duty of Muslims. According to the Dictionary of Islam, jihad is defined as “A religious war with those who are unbelievers in the mission of Muhammad . . . enjoined especially for the purpose of advancing Islam and repelling evil from Muslims.” The literal meaning of jihad, according to the British Broadcasting Network, “is struggle or effort, and it means much more than...
  • Obama Didn’t Save the Auto Industry: He Took Away 2,200 Dealerships and 120,000 Jobs

    10/01/2012 1:48:35 PM PDT · by NYer · 37 replies
    Laycatholics ^ | October 1, 2012
    As a Catholic who works in the trade association profession in the auto industry it was unsettling to hear President Obama claim that he saved the auto industry. President Obama closed over 2,200 auto dealerships, which caused the losses of decades old family-owned businesses and over 120,000 jobs they provided. The closures were allowed to happen under the false notion that auto dealerships were an expense on their auto maker. The President ignored the fact that auto dealers are not an expense to automakers. Auto makers own none of what you see at auto dealerships. Auto dealers own all their...
  • Chinese computer hackers break into White House military network

    10/01/2012 8:30:23 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 70 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/01/2012 | Rick Moran
    Bill Gertz has the grim news in the Washington Free Beacon: Hackers linked to China's government broke into one of the U.S. government's most sensitive computer networks, breaching a system used by the White House Military Office for nuclear commands, according to defense and intelligence officials familiar with the incident. One official said the cyber breach was one of Beijing's most brazen cyber attacks against the United States and highlights a failure of the Obama administration to press China on its persistent cyber attacks. Disclosure of the cyber attack also comes amid heightened tensions in Asia, as the Pentagon moved...
  • ENN Group leader says world-wide company committed to develop their projects(Harry Reid connection)

    09/30/2012 10:39:19 PM PDT · by ruralvoter · 5 replies
    Laughlin Times (NV) ^ | 9/24/12 | By the LAUGHLIN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION - special report
    Meeting with representatives and supporters of the Laughlin Economic Development Corporation during the fifth annual National Clean Energy Summit at the Bellagio in Las Vegas on Aug. 7, the North American leader of world-wide ENN Group reinforced his company’s commitment to develop the Nevada Clean Energy Eco-Center in Laughlin. (SNIP) ENN is advancing its projects and will issue periodic progress reports, Dr. Zhou indicated. In addition to a large scale solar generating field (about a dozen times the size of the famous Solar One field in southern Boulder City) and a solar manufacturing plant, ENN plans to develop an intelligent...
  • China's First Carrier Pointed At Japan Over Senkakus

    09/30/2012 8:25:20 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 24 replies
    True Conservatives On Twitter | September 30, 2012
    Far East: Wars have started over less weighty issues than the sovereignty of islands in the East China Sea called Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China. They are barely rocks above water, but they sit atop valuable resources and are rapidly becoming a flash point as a rising power confronts one whose sun has set. These islands have become involved in a three-way tug of war between China, Taiwan and Japan with each sending fishing boats, even armed vessels, to the area. Private boats from Japan recently journeyed to the Senkakus to plant the Japanese flag one more time....
  • Chinese "Students" canvassing American Alpaca Farms (Vanity Post)

    09/30/2012 5:28:56 AM PDT · by The Working Man · 44 replies
    Vanity Post | September 30, 2012 | The Working Man
    I left the Space Program as a contractor back in 2009, my wife and I have been raising Alpacas on our farm though since 2005. My wife is big into the Social Networking thing especially Facebook and various Yahoo Groups. Last night she was reading a very interesting post from a Fellow Alpaca Rancher in the South. He stated that he was getting multiple phone calls from Chinese students at a nearby university asking about the Alpacas and how easy they were to raise, The fiber products made from them, etc. He then stated that he was now having carloads...