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    Quote Originally Posted by DOR View Post
    I get really tired of people who can't seem to accept any criticizm of Trump from those who disagree with his actions.
    President Trump is not my President, he's yours. I am an outsider, and still I criticize him.
    Politicians are elected to serve...far too many don't see it that way - Albany Rifles!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oracle View Post
    President Trump is not my President, he's yours. I am an outsider, and still I criticize him.
    So, why not leave it at that?
    Why bother coming after me?
    Trust me?
    I'm an economist!

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    Quote Originally Posted by DOR View Post
    So, why not leave it at that?
    Why bother coming after me?
    You, me, they, them are not important. I'm challenging your views, your ideology, your unwavering support of China, and the sandcastle you've built around yourself.
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    Generation Amnesia: why China’s youth don’t talk about Tiananmen

    China urges U.S. to abide by one-China policy after American warships sail through Taiwan Strait

    WTF is a one China policy? Inner Mongolia, Tibet, Xinjiang, islands in the SCS/ECS. Those were independent provinces until CPC gobbled those up.
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    Powerful art. It's true its been well covered up. I'd watched a documentary on Nova by the journalist who got the Tank man photos and at the end there was a clip of these Chinese kids, in UCLA maybe first years being shown photos from Tianamen, some quite well know outside and they had no clue what those photos were about. Maybe a movie or some photography but the reaction would be as if you showed them to some foreigners and it meant nothing.

    An upsurge in nationalism and patriotism in China has been directly generated by decades of rapid economic growth, according to Zheng Yongnian, director of the East Asian Institute at the National University of Singapore.

    “The young people in China have not lived through China’s most painful and difficult time,” he said. “Coupled with official propaganda, their patriotic or nationalistic sentiment is likely to be spontaneous.”

    “We all want a better China,” Wang said. “As of now, I think a better China requires more down-to-earth hard work, rather than empty slogans about democracy.”
    I see shades of this with Indian youth as well. An unquestioning, uncritical acceptance of authority. The Chinese kids have an excuse, Indian kids don't.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oracle View Post
    Generation Amnesia: why China’s youth don’t talk about Tiananmen

    China urges U.S. to abide by one-China policy after American warships sail through Taiwan Strait

    WTF is a one China policy? Inner Mongolia, Tibet, Xinjiang, islands in the SCS/ECS. Those were independent provinces until CPC gobbled those up.
    No, except for the SCS Islands, they were all part of the Qing Empire which was larger than the PRC.

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    Let's look at the Qing empire. I see differing interpretations already depending on geography



    Push into Arunachal starts around 1857. Mongolia should not exist today.



    Does not even get into Arunachal, maybe its not to scale but still is staying clear of India. Parts of Mongolia still around.

    And its titled not the western version : )
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