The Big Lie everyone told each other in the early 1970s – was that opening trade with Communist China would lead to their government and society becoming more open and free.
Big Business wanted to avail themselves of the cost-cutting slave labor the ChiComms were offering.
Screw the tens of millions of American employees they were leaving in the lurch.
And screw the millions of American small businesses who can’t afford to relocate to the other side of the planet – who then have to compete against slave-labor-subsidized Big Business.
Big Government liked the Big Donations Big Business was giving them to write really awful, anti-America “free trade” deals.
That dramatically favored Big Businesses that left America to establish themselves in the Chinese Sleeping Dragon – which we were then very stupidly beginning to awaken.
At the expense of American employees – and American companies…that remained American. (more…)
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Decades of government schools (kindergarten through grade 12) – have poisoned America’s intellectual well. An utterly pathetic school system which produces far too many people who can’t read the diplomas they’re handed – but can all roll a condom on a banana. College IS for Dummies to be sure – a festering cesspool of totalitarian […]
We have previously noted the irony. The current hyper-partisan nature of DC – is largely the result of a bipartisan project. Well – unilaterally partisan by both Parties, anyway. Because both Parties LOVE to gerrymander Congressional districts: “We have…spent the last five-plus decades – gerrymandering the daylight out of Congressional districts. To the point where […]