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2020-03-27 China-Japan-Koreas
Head to Ace of Spades - Riots in China.
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Posted by 3dc 2020-03-27 15:17|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [678 views ]  Top
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#1 Beginning of China starting to come apart? CCP is in major trouble I think.
Posted by DarthVader 2020-03-27 15:29||   2020-03-27 15:29|| Front Page Top

#2 DV, I hope you're right but figure you're overly optimistic.
Posted by AlanC 2020-03-27 15:46||   2020-03-27 15:46|| Front Page Top

#3 Possibly. The CCP will continue as long as they get their monetary cut. Once that stops all bets are off.
Posted by DarthVader 2020-03-27 15:50||   2020-03-27 15:50|| Front Page Top

#4 China’s Defense Spending Is Larger Than It Looks
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2020-03-27 15:57||   2020-03-27 15:57|| Front Page Top

#5 The loss of CCP mystique and prestige is damaging. People realize they're just gangster assholes on a larger scale
Posted by Frank G 2020-03-27 16:09||   2020-03-27 16:09|| Front Page Top

#6 Tom Friedman to the white courtesy phone.

Much to my surprise, the UPI actually has an article on this.
Posted by Matt 2020-03-27 16:15||   2020-03-27 16:15|| Front Page Top

#7 21 million Chinese terminate the use of mobile phones ?

If Chinese government authorities are to be believed, the new coronavirus thought to have originated within its city of Wuhan in 2019 has largely run its course in China and, contrary to worst-case estimates, only a few thousand people died from the COVID-19 disease.

Of course, the Chinese regime can't exactly be trusted completely as virtually all "official" information coming out of the country is carefully controlled propaganda designed to promote the Communist Party's preferred narratives, with information that reflects unfavorably on the regime often being suppressed or countered.

However, it appears that one particular piece of official information slipped past the censors that might contradict the "official" death toll from the coronavirus: an unfathomable and difficult-to-explain decline by about 21 million in the number of mobile phone users in China, according to The Epoch Times.


Strange, very, very strange.
Posted by Besoeker 2020-03-27 16:41||   2020-03-27 16:41|| Front Page Top

#8 My wife says we need to watch Chongqing carefully right now. Their party leadership was jailed and some executed in the last bit before Xi. They are angry... Which way will they pull?

When Xi made himself lifetime god emperor there were gun fights in the great hall of the people between Chongqing party and other party factions.

It looks like we may live in much more interesting times.
Posted by 3dc 2020-03-27 16:48||   2020-03-27 16:48|| Front Page Top

#9 "difficult-to-explain decline by about 21 million in the number of mobile phone users in China, according to The Epoch Times."

Maybe closed business?
Posted by Thorong Grundy1520 2020-03-27 16:50||   2020-03-27 16:50|| Front Page Top

#10 /\ Well, if there is any validity to the WND article at #7, I can see why 3dc's wife could be on to something. Hope things are settling down in the UK. I'd still like to get over to the museum at RAF Duxford in the Fall.

BTW, I know an Agency headquartered in Maryland who might be able to confirm a 21 million cellie user reduction rather quickly. Just say'n.
Posted by Besoeker 2020-03-27 16:51||   2020-03-27 16:51|| Front Page Top

#11 It's like that old Tibetan curse: May the Chinese live in interesting times.
Posted by SteveS 2020-03-27 16:53||   2020-03-27 16:53|| Front Page Top

#12 You can’t be easily tracked/monitored if you don’t have a cell phone.
Posted by Lonzo Hapsburg5562 2020-03-27 16:58||   2020-03-27 16:58|| Front Page Top

#13 I thought they were required to carry a phone as part of the "social credit" system.
Posted by Rob Crawford 2020-03-27 17:08||   2020-03-27 17:08|| Front Page Top

#14 if you had a phone and pictures... they have you in their databases and the AI can follow you.
Posted by 3dc 2020-03-27 17:09||   2020-03-27 17:09|| Front Page Top

#15 They were at the edge before the virus.

How many Chicom leaders have been infected? Part of me has always wondered about the idea of this being a bio weapon used against the Chinese people by a Chinese government that didn't want to be torn apart in the streets.
Posted by rjschwarz 2020-03-27 17:34||   2020-03-27 17:34|| Front Page Top

#16 China been breaking up for 4000 years.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2020-03-27 17:36||   2020-03-27 17:36|| Front Page Top

#17 If I lived in China my cell would be broken most of the time.
Posted by Lonzo Hapsburg5562 2020-03-27 17:43||   2020-03-27 17:43|| Front Page Top

#18 China population=1.386 billion x 10%=138,600,000 infected, x 3.5% death rate = 4,851,000 fewer cell phone subscribers.
Posted by Fred 2020-03-27 17:49||   2020-03-27 17:49|| Front Page Top

#19 The world debates quarantining itself from China while Chinese provinces are apparently quarantining themselves from each other.

Wouldn't be the first time this happened in the Central Realm.
Posted by charger 2020-03-27 17:59||   2020-03-27 17:59|| Front Page Top

#20 #16 @grom I love it
Posted by KBK 2020-03-27 18:20||   2020-03-27 18:20|| Front Page Top

#21 Toured China in 2008, before the Olympics but after a major quake. Was in Xian at a natural history museum when an aftershock hit. I didn't even feel it (and I lived in CA for 14 years) but the crowds started rushing for the exit doors. I was in the first hundred or so that exited and by the time we got to the outside courtyard, armed CCP soldiers had already blocked the access to the outside streets. We spent the next 45 minutes locked in the courtyard.
Point of this post is the CCP military doesn't staff huge bases off in the hinterland, but rather cluster mid sized outposts all over the cities, ready to respond on a moments notice. They can respond with very real non PC force quicker than most city PD's in the US.
When China falls, it will shatter quickly and violently.
Posted by Capsu78 2020-03-27 18:28||   2020-03-27 18:28|| Front Page Top

#22 Remake of Romance of the Three Kingdoms will be wild.
Posted by swksvolFF 2020-03-27 18:42||   2020-03-27 18:42|| Front Page Top

#23 Always remember while the CCP cries it is just superstition , "The Mandate Of Heaven" and the loss of it is believed by an awful lot of Chinese.
The Corona Virus is being cited as Xi's loss of the "Mandate".
Posted by Thaith Elmeresing6163 2020-03-27 19:40||   2020-03-27 19:40|| Front Page Top

#24 From Matt’s UPI article:

On Thursday, U.S. President Donald Trump signed into law the Taiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative, "sending a strong message to nations that there will be consequences for supporting Chinese actions that undermine Taiwan," according to U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., who introduced the bill last May.
Posted by trailing wife 2020-03-27 19:52||   2020-03-27 19:52|| Front Page Top

#25 If you have you read many translated Chinese Web Novels with a modern setting you will notice: The Chinese Peoples Liberation Army is uniformly treated with far, far more respect than the CCP, industry or government.

As long as the PLA stays steady this will fade away. If not, then the Mandate Of Heaven will pass...
Posted by magpie 2020-03-27 20:48||   2020-03-27 20:48|| Front Page Top

#26 This appears to be a clash between police force of 2 provinces and that probably at some border. Not a generalized thing.
Posted by Thorong Grundy1520 2020-03-27 21:41||   2020-03-27 21:41|| Front Page Top

#27 I was in the first hundred or so that exited and by the time we got to the outside courtyard, armed CCP soldiers had already blocked the access to the outside streets.

I'm guessing that these were People's Armed Police, paramilitary gendarmes charged with suppressing riots and insurrections. No heavy weaponry (i.e. tanks and artillery), but mostly jeeps and AK's.

Point of this post is the CCP military doesn't staff huge bases off in the hinterland, but rather cluster mid sized outposts all over the cities, ready to respond on a moments notice. They can respond with very real non PC force quicker than most city PD's in the US.

A big part of Chinese revolts in the past has been local commanders deciding to make a bid for the throne. There's a lot of excessive overt servility masking bottomless personal ambition.

Xi Jinping came to power because the various Chinese factions thought of him as a toothless tiger and chose him as a compromise candidate. Then he bared his fangs and imprisoned a bunch of the people who put him in power. He needs to stay dictator for life. If he ever steps down, the only way he stays out of prison is by going into exile.
Posted by Zhang Fei 2020-03-27 21:55||   2020-03-27 21:55|| Front Page Top

#28 Always remember while the CCP cries it is just superstition , "The Mandate Of Heaven" and the loss of it is believed by an awful lot of Chinese.
The Corona Virus is being cited as Xi's loss of the "Mandate".


It's not so much belief as an opening. Pandemics have kicked off a bunch of major revolts in the past, and ambitious men are wracking their brains for a way to exploit this opening. I don't blame them - any opportunity to turf a vile dictatorship that stomps on you at every opportunity is a good one.
Posted by Zhang Fei 2020-03-27 21:59||   2020-03-27 21:59|| Front Page Top

#29 All the spring break idiots have the cell phones from china talk about getting chipped like a fuxking dog!
Posted by Otto Greating6823 2020-03-27 22:24||   2020-03-27 22:24|| Front Page Top

#30  Taiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative

tw, some intern had to burn some midnight to fit the words to the acronym. 8-)
Posted by AlmostAnonymous5839 2020-03-27 22:50||   2020-03-27 22:50|| Front Page Top

#31 Good catch, AlmostAnonymous5839.
Posted by trailing wife 2020-03-27 22:55||   2020-03-27 22:55|| Front Page Top

#32 Big big battle between authorities and citizens on a major bridge at coronavirus ground zero area China. See top story www.breitbart.com.
Posted by Varmint Splat1454 2020-03-27 23:05||   2020-03-27 23:05|| Front Page Top

#33 Heh™, #30 AA5839. :-D
Posted by Barbara 2020-03-27 23:41||   2020-03-27 23:41|| Front Page Top

23:41 Barbara
23:05 Varmint Splat1454
23:03 trailing wife
22:55 trailing wife
22:50 AlmostAnonymous5839
22:32 KBK
22:32 AlmostAnonymous5839
22:29 AlmostAnonymous5839
22:24 Otto Greating6823
22:09 Thorong Grundy1520
22:09 Belasarion
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21:59 Zhang Fei
21:55 Zhang Fei
21:41 Thorong Grundy1520
21:18 Abu Uluque
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20:48 magpie
20:14 Anomalous Sources
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