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-Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
World leaders at risk from COVID-19 - Peter Zeihan
Posted by: DarthVader || 03/27/2020 12:28 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [101 views] Top|| File under:

#1 
Boris Johnson, UK Prime Minister, tests positive for coronavirus
. He's only 55 so it would seem his prognosis is good.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 03/27/2020 14:10 Comments || Top||

#2  DarthVader, I added width=650 to the HTML string. It was breaking the Burg.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/27/2020 14:30 Comments || Top||


New York Times Goes Into Full Chinese Propaganda Mode As U.S. Coronavirus Cases Exceed 80,000
[PJ] According to an analysis from The New York Times, 81,321 Americans have been infected with the coronavirus. This, they say, "is more cases than China, Italy or any other country has seen." Now, I don't think anyone really believes that China's confirmed coronavirus cases simply topped out in the 80,000 range, but the World Health Organization and other groups seem to be accepting their numbers as gospel, anyway.

Just days earlier, the New York Times acknowledged that propaganda from the Chinese government has been "reshaping the coronavirus narrative" (by censoring negative information, hyping up China as the leader in the fight against the virus, and questioning the true origins of the virus) yet this latest article seems to be doing the work of China's propaganda machine, by claiming that despite a "deeply flawed early response to the outbreak" China's "autocratic government acted with ferocious intensity after the belated start." While China was allegedly acting "with ferocious intensity," the United States, they said, "remained preoccupied with business as usual. Impeachment. Harvey Weinstein. Brexit and the Oscars."
Sounds like Tom Freidman has an erection
Ick. No doubt he knows how to resolve that.

Posted by: Besoeker || 03/27/2020 06:59 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [224 views] Top|| File under:

#1  New York Times acknowledged that propaganda from the Chinese government has been "reshaping the coronavirus narrative"

They can afford the internal die off, we cannot. Consequently, their die off is not publicized.
Posted by: Besoeker || 03/27/2020 7:04 Comments || Top||

#2  Some lies are more believable that others.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 03/27/2020 7:12 Comments || Top||

#3  I see a scene of Ariel Sharon laughing.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 03/27/2020 7:52 Comments || Top||

#4  The Peoples Daily Pravda on the Hudson
Posted by: Procopius2k || 03/27/2020 8:00 Comments || Top||

#5  Walter Duranty gives a rictus smile from Hell.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 03/27/2020 8:21 Comments || Top||

#6  Seems someone forgot they need to register as a lobbyist for a foreign country. I believe there is a law concerning that.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 03/27/2020 8:46 Comments || Top||

#7 
Posted by: DarthVader || 03/27/2020 10:38 Comments || Top||

#8  ^LOL
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 03/27/2020 10:42 Comments || Top||

#9  Great cartoon, Darth. But I don't see CBS on it. IIRC, Nora Roberts made the same claim last night about the US now having more cases than China, taking at face value Chinese numbers which are dubious at best. None of them have the least little bit of credibility.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 03/27/2020 14:17 Comments || Top||


China-Japan-Koreas
The Comprehensive Timeline of China’s COVID-19 Lies
First go to the source article link as National Review has videos and other info.
[NationalReview] On today’s menu: a day-by-day, month-by-month breakdown of China’s coronavirus coverup and the irreparable damage it has caused around the globe.

The Timeline of a Viral Ticking Time Bomb
Posted by: 3dc || 03/27/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [164 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  From PJ Media, a special note to Lijian Zhao (@zlj517), who is the Deputy Director of the Foreign Ministry Information Department of the People's Republic of China and a frequent Twitter user::

您没有您想像的那么聪明,并不是所有的美国人都像我们的记者一样愚蠢和腐败。 我们知道您在做什么,我们知道您为什么在做。 您可以杀死我们,但不能强迫我们说出您的谎言。

操你,业余。
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 03/27/2020 8:39 Comments || Top||

#2  All the copyright infringement that China conducts they should have copy righted their lies now we have to hear them again from the United States and European governments pricks!
Posted by: Crinegum tse Tung5831 || 03/27/2020 9:14 Comments || Top||

#3  Mullah Richard, is that how you spell bullshit in Chinese?
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 03/27/2020 14:19 Comments || Top||

#4  No mention of when the Chinese closed down access to city of Wuhan and a neighboring city. A total of 15 million quarantined. Neither was a mention of Xi announcing the security of state labs was paramount. So, a selective narrative.
I believe both should be mentioned in the timeline.
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 03/27/2020 22:29 Comments || Top||


How The Chinese Regime's Silencing Of Whistleblowers Turned A Local Outbreak Into A Global Epidemic
A no-holds-barred concise summary of pure evil by the Chicoms.
[Evie Blog] It’s mind-boggling for people like us, the citizens in the free world, to imagine a government so capable of intentional evil. And yet, that is exactly how the Chinese Communist government of China operates. It’s an authoritarian regime that has historically caused the death of countless millions. Once you understand that, you will understand why we are dealing with this unprecedented global health crisis of the Wuhan corona virus pandemic today.

Recently, there have been news reports about how patient zero of the Wuhan corona virus was traced back to as early as November 17. By December, Chinese scientists were already aware of the existence of the deadly virus and alerted Beijing about it. What was the Chinese government’s response? They received a gag order from China’s National Health Commission, with instructions to destroy the samples. Basically, the first critical month was spent covering up the crisis instead of taking preventive measures to stop the outbreak from worsening.

Continued on Page 49
Posted by: Alaska Paul || 03/27/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [91 views] Top|| File under:


Economy
Tom Donohue and U.S. CoC Beg White House: Please Don't Stop Buying From China, We'll Lose Our Manufacturing Investments….
Commie symps to max their personal profits
[Last Refuge] You knew it was going to happen... The U.S. Chamber of Commerce (President Tom Donohue) begins having apoplectic fits at the thought of even stronger Trump administration policies that might undercut their Chinese manufacturing investments.

The U.S. CoC is the biggest stakeholder of U.S. multinational companies doing business in China. The Trump administration has been warning them for years to put America First in their business plans; and now with the Chinese Pandemic showing just how dangerous it is for critical manufacturing to be made in the U.S.A, chamber President Tom Donohue is pleading to keep the U.S. dependent on China.

Keep in mind, this is the EXACT SAME group who said the steel and aluminum tariffs were going to cause massive inflation driving up the price of all consumer goods and cars by thousands of dollars… It never happened; because the CoC are manipulative liars.
hit the link for more
Posted by: Frank G || 03/27/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [675 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  New reality. Deal with it, ho's.
Posted by: Lex || 03/27/2020 0:43 Comments || Top||

#2  Fuck you. Go broke.
Posted by: DarthVader || 03/27/2020 0:52 Comments || Top||

#3  Will be interesting to watch how many thousand US companies will close, many of them dependent on Chinese components.
Posted by: Thorong Grundy1520 || 03/27/2020 1:23 Comments || Top||

#4  Time to pay the piper a$$hole. No mercy no quarter. Traitor.
Posted by: Alaska Paul || 03/27/2020 1:32 Comments || Top||

#5  Lamp Post , Rope, some assembly required.
Posted by: Thaith Elmeresing6163 || 03/27/2020 1:50 Comments || Top||

#6  I see no clue how manufacturing works.
Posted by: Thorong Grundy1520 || 03/27/2020 3:22 Comments || Top||

#7  Can we start calling Trump Momotaro the Peach Boy - he has the coloring for it.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 03/27/2020 4:05 Comments || Top||

#8  Will be interesting to watch how many thousand US companies will close, many of them dependent on Chinese components.

Call Charles Darwin to complain.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 03/27/2020 4:09 Comments || Top||

#9  Star Chamber of Communism.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 03/27/2020 5:11 Comments || Top||

#10  How long has Donohue been president of the CoC? If feels like his is the only name I've heard connected to it.
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 03/27/2020 5:23 Comments || Top||

#11  How to Spot a ChiCom Twitter Troll
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 03/27/2020 6:03 Comments || Top||

#12  As most here are aware, it is considerably more than simply "doing business." Our government and big business have surrendered a very large portion of our industrial base to the Chinese and slave labor dividends.

Economic betrayal of the American working man and small business! Pure and simple.
Posted by: Besoeker || 03/27/2020 6:25 Comments || Top||

#13  Look at the bright side, Tommy - you and your constituents will now greatly benefit from a unique tax break called asset impairment.

Rob - Ted Baxter's brother a) first joined the CoC in 1976 (when I was in freakin' sixth grade!) and has been president since 1997, or close to a quarter century. Non-profits have been veddy veddy good to him.
Posted by: Raj || 03/27/2020 6:35 Comments || Top||

#14  Chamber of Exporting jobs and rent-seeking from imports funded by putting Americans in more debt...
Commerce this is not.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 03/27/2020 7:07 Comments || Top||

#15  /\ Exactly! Another aspect: If you buy an American made Estwing hammer, it lasts for a lifetime.

'Lasting for a life time' does not facilitate a 'throw away' economy. Buying cheaply made 'box store' throw-away Chinese nail guns at five times the cost of the Estwing hammer is the goal.

Posted by: Besoeker || 03/27/2020 7:16 Comments || Top||

#16  Beso, I've got 3 Estwing hammers, the first one I got (22 oz framing) in 1976. Still works perfectly.
Posted by: AlanC || 03/27/2020 8:29 Comments || Top||

#17  I refuse to (knowingly) buy a Chinese made nail gun, compressor, or drill.
Posted by: Besoeker || 03/27/2020 8:34 Comments || Top||

#18  Because they break down immediately, break down immediately?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 03/27/2020 8:36 Comments || Top||

#19  Must be farther out of the loop than I had realized, I thought Judge Smales had passed on.
Posted by: Cesare || 03/27/2020 8:41 Comments || Top||

#20  Fun fact - I have two Estwings. I found one around 1994 on a bike ride in Norwood. I put it in one of the rear pockets of my riding jersey where food and water bottles usually go. I rode 18 miles with that sucker on my back and I made it back without dropping or fumbling it once. I could use a regrip pretty badly but this one's an heirloom with me.
Posted by: Raj || 03/27/2020 9:38 Comments || Top||

#21  China probably nationalize them in 12 months anyways, so fukov.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 03/27/2020 9:58 Comments || Top||

#22  "I refuse to (knowingly) buy a Chinese made nail gun, compressor, or drill."

Then don't go to Harbor Freight.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 03/27/2020 11:23 Comments || Top||

#23  Also, the COC has been actively resisting the 'Closed Borders' with regards to Mexico/Latin America.

Some stuff the COC does well, but not all.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 03/27/2020 11:25 Comments || Top||

#24  Bring the manufacturing back to the U.S. And, we're still buying from China from what I understand; it hasn't stopped. By all means, manufacturing of pharmaceuticals, military equipment and anything else related to national security should be brought back here ASAP.
Posted by: JohnQC || 03/27/2020 13:18 Comments || Top||

#25  Then don't go to Harbor Freight.

The basic rule for shopping at Harbor Freight is "Don't buy anything with a cord".
Posted by: SteveS || 03/27/2020 14:01 Comments || Top||

#26  Only a fool would allow greed to overcome common sense and it was never a good idea to let the Chinese take over the production of steel, computers and pharmaceuticals. We know they use the profits to challenge us and our allies militarily. We know that they remain hostile and aggressive. We know that they abuse the human rights of their people and they'd do the same to us if they ever got the chance. They spy on us, hack our computers, steal our intellectual property and now we see clearly how they spread contagion across the earth. We don't know if it was an accident or if they did on purpose but we know it wasn't the first time and it won't be the last. What other nation does that on such a regular basis? The profits are not worth it.

There was a time when I believed that institutions like the Chamber of Commerce must be pillars of American virtue. I hate it that I was so naive.

But the question must be asked: Is it greed or is the outsourcing of manufacturing to China a communist plot to ruin our country, to bring us to our knees? Maybe I'm being paranoid. But just because I'm paranoid doesn't mean they're not out to get me. Certainly Mr. Donohue's patriotism as well as his common sense must be questioned.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 03/27/2020 15:02 Comments || Top||

#27  These are also the assholes who want open borders. F*ck them and the horse (GOPe) they rode in on.
Posted by: Spot || 03/27/2020 15:48 Comments || Top||

#28  There was a time when I believed that institutions like the Chamber of Commerce must be pillars of American virtue.

Don't feel naive Abu, there was such a time, unfortunately it's long past.
Posted by: AlanC || 03/27/2020 16:18 Comments || Top||

#29  Trump just signed a $2 trillion stimulus package. CoC gonna pay us back for that? Are their profits from dealing with China worth it?
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 03/27/2020 16:47 Comments || Top||

#30  Completely delusional. Know nothing about product complexity, know nothing about commerce.

And finally you don't want to make what Chinese do and have their industrial productivity.
Chinese or others. Chinese here is just a placeholder.

Live happy in autarky then cry when you see other people surpassing you. It was fun how GM, Chrysler Ford and others were well just crap? They just moved when Japanese cars appeared, otherwise the moving to ever shitty products would not have stopped.

Maybe you should read what some US manufacturers wrote from ball bearings to glasses etc.
https://www.regulations.gov/docketBrowser?rpp=25&so=DESC&sb=commentDueDate&po=0&dct=PS&D=USTR-2018-0026
Posted by: Thorong Grundy1520 || 03/27/2020 18:03 Comments || Top||

#31  Yes, Thorong, and how was your bout with covid-19? I used to work in a plant where ladies sat at tables and assembled computers. Not anymore. They've all been replaced by Chinese slaves. It's easy to make a profit with slave labor. Even Chicoms can do it. Then came the Internet and your comrades spent considerable time and effort trying to hack my servers. Are you happy living in a police state where Big Brother watches every move you make? Knowing that any false move or slip of the tongue could result in a bullet to the back of your head? Then they'd harvest your vital organs, except your brain, that'd be splattered all over the dirt. Did you hear about the riots? PLA gonna shoot 'em all dead like they did at Tienanmen? I bet you don't remember Tienanmen, most likely they never even told you about it. But I bet the CCP pays you extra for trolling American websites so live it up...while you can.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 03/27/2020 18:45 Comments || Top||

#32  For how many years there will still be the mantra that Chinese are slave labor...?
So who uses all their cars, tech etc?
Who eats in McDonalds?

Strangely they keep improving their quality of life in $$$ that there are even Chinese tourists now.
Shangai is more rich ppp than some Euro capitals and several US cities, The trend is to continue.
The poverty in China is in the not industrialized interior.
Posted by: Thorong Grundy1520 || 03/27/2020 19:00 Comments || Top||

#33  You need to work on your English compositional skills comrade, your talking points are showing....
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 03/27/2020 19:05 Comments || Top||

#34  He's working on his social credits.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 03/27/2020 21:10 Comments || Top||

#35  Yeah, and we don't want any more of your tourists coming to this country because they're likely to be infected from eating bat soup.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 03/27/2020 21:18 Comments || Top||

#36  Hahaha! In your schools your children are learning Marxist talkpoints, while in Asia they are learning maths, programming.
But instead of fighting to not let your country being a future Argentina - once the most rich country - and copy what Asia does good. No, you just attack those who are successful like leftists.
Posted by: Thorong Grundy1520 || 03/27/2020 22:08 Comments || Top||

#37  Like leftists did and do.
Posted by: Thorong Grundy1520 || 03/27/2020 22:09 Comments || Top||

#38  PJMedia: How to Spot a ChiCom Twitter Troll.

Finally, a special note to Lijian Zhao (@zlj517), who is the Deputy Director of the Foreign Ministry Information Department of the People's Republic of China and a frequent Twitter user:

您没有您想像的那么聪明,并不是所有的美国人都像我们的记者一样愚蠢和腐败。 我们知道您在做什么,我们知道您为什么在做。 您可以杀死我们,但不能强迫我们说出您的谎言。

操你,业余。
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/27/2020 23:03 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Culture Wars
Quarantined Journalist Really Starting To Annoy Family By Calling Them Racists All Day
[Babylon Bee]
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 03/27/2020 12:40 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [225 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Jeez, g(r)om. You got me
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 03/27/2020 15:44 Comments || Top||

#2  I put this up to make up for the Mexico post. Obviously, this must be BB!
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 03/27/2020 15:49 Comments || Top||

#3  Interviewed after the trial, one jurist said "It was an open and shut case. Justifiable homicide. The guy was a journalist, fer cripe's sake!"
Posted by: SteveS || 03/27/2020 16:08 Comments || Top||

#4  ^ Our "courageous truth firefighters"
Posted by: Frank G || 03/27/2020 16:32 Comments || Top||

#5  Got me. The Bee, more truth than the regular news.
Posted by: magpie || 03/27/2020 16:55 Comments || Top||

#6  In these days of modern times, truth and off the wall bat sh!t crazy stuff tend to merge into an emulsion that has had enough time to separate into separate components.
Posted by: Alaska Paul || 03/27/2020 17:20 Comments || Top||

#7  has NOT had enough time...pimf
Posted by: Alaska Paul || 03/27/2020 17:21 Comments || Top||

#8  OK. Last chance.
PR Disaster: President Xi Forgets To Remove 'Made In China' Tags From Coronavirus
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 03/27/2020 17:22 Comments || Top||

#9  ^ posted already for tomorrow :-)
Posted by: Frank G || 03/27/2020 17:25 Comments || Top||

#10  Let them vote without clicking the link.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 03/27/2020 17:27 Comments || Top||

#11  Can we quarantine all the fake news journalists?
Posted by: JohnQC || 03/27/2020 18:15 Comments || Top||



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