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Posted by Bobby 2021-07-20 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [316 views ]  Top
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#1 My understanding is Chinese don't care for blacks, their culture or their celebrities. They are the woke crowd's worst nightmare.
Posted by M. Murcek 2021-07-20 06:09||   2021-07-20 06:09|| Front Page Top

#2 /\ Russians same-same. A long story primarily involving Russian military institutes and African students in the 1980's and Russian military advisors in Angola and elsewhere. Having said that. Yes, academic origins of sorts but likely goes well beyond difficulties with math.

The feeling is pretty well mutual, but seldom mentioned anywhere. Wash D.C. based Howard University is the only Historically Black University with a Russian Studies Program. Howard University offers a Russian language minor which includes coursework in the areas of history, social sciences, and culture.

No explanation for the Howard program or it's funding sources should be necessary.

Posted by Besoeker 2021-07-20 06:38||   2021-07-20 06:38|| Front Page Top

#3 Another little known fact and Wiki half-truth. Could be titled 'WOKE' and the 'Cancel Culture' the early years:

WIKI - From 1951 to 1959, a secret ban was imposed by the Icelandic government on the stationing of black US troops in Iceland. This ban was disclosed in late 1959. The Icelandic government relented somewhat from this policy in 1961, when it declared that it "will not oppose the inclusion of three or four colored soldiers in the Defense Force, but hopes that they will be carefully selected". The number of black troops increased gradually throughout the 1960s, and all restrictions were most likely unofficially withdrawn in the 1970s or 1980s.

On 15 March 2006 the U.S. Ambassador to Iceland announced the decision of the United States to withdraw the Iceland Defense Force before the end of September 2006. On September 30, the American military withdrew its final four Air Force fighter jets and a rescue helicopter squadron from Keflavík. Although NAS Keflavík has closed and the American military has left Iceland, the United States is still responsible for defending its ally and the facilities at Keflavík will still be available, in the event that a "surged expeditionary presence" is deemed necessary.

The Icelandic defence contractor Kögun has been contracted to operate and service U.S. Navy communications equipment and facilities left behind.

It was reported in February 2016 that the US Navy would return to Iceland to track Russian submarines

No, there was no "Secret" ban. Nor was there any "most likely withdrawn" local policy. Confinement to the base was mandatory. And yes, the Russians are still smiling.

Posted by Besoeker 2021-07-20 07:02||   2021-07-20 07:02|| Front Page Top

#4 ^More to do with Russian extensive involvement in Africa, that anything done in USA.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2021-07-20 07:06||   2021-07-20 07:06|| Front Page Top

#5 Similar feelings, though not widely publicized exist in Japan. Local criminal activity (rape, kidnapping, murder, that sort of thing) involving US service personnel are usually responsible for bringing it to the surface.

Japan tolerates a US military presence out of necessity. If they were to acquire a nuclear capability, there would be no necessity. Just my opinion.

Posted by Besoeker 2021-07-20 07:13||   2021-07-20 07:13|| Front Page Top

#6 Aren't bigtime lefties like Nick Kristoff and Tom Friedman saying all the time we should be more like the Chinese?
Posted by M. Murcek 2021-07-20 07:31||   2021-07-20 07:31|| Front Page Top

#7 a ten minute segment showing Friedman's suck up to China is here
Posted by Lord Garth 2021-07-20 09:51||   2021-07-20 09:51|| Front Page Top

#8 With regard to Russia, it isn’t just Africans, but anyone of darker hue. I have a Bangladeshi friend who went to military school in Moscow, mostly to get away from his bossy eldest brother, and he spoke of prejudice as expected and experienced. On the other hand, he did end up marrying a brilliant blond, blue-eyed Russian classmate, so it wasn’t universal.

He did say the prejudice he experienced in Germany in the first half of the 1990s was much worse, so there’s that.
Posted by trailing wife 2021-07-20 10:33||   2021-07-20 10:33|| Front Page Top

#9 Some racist slurs used by chinks:
Indians (and/or Soth Asians) are called slaves, rapists, blacks, A-SAN, third brother and baizuos.
Black people are considered criminals and dirty.
Japanese are called Sea Devils.
Koreans are called Bangzi.
White people are called white devils and barbarians[yě mán].
Russians are (fondly) called old hairy dudes.
Posted by Wren 2021-07-20 11:10||   2021-07-20 11:10|| Front Page Top

#10 White devil is a Cantonese insult, and nobody says yeman.
Posted by Slomorong Thraiger7030 2021-07-20 13:10||   2021-07-20 13:10|| Front Page Top

#11 Just a reminder - this flop and Ishtar both got 32% ratings from Rotten Tomatoes.
Posted by Raj 2021-07-20 13:21||   2021-07-20 13:21|| Front Page Top

#12 Didn't the Chinese insist LeBron could be shown but only with a basketball for a head?
Posted by Dron66046 2021-07-20 15:58||   2021-07-20 15:58|| Front Page Top

#13 The basketball would have a more charming personality.
Posted by swksvolFF 2021-07-20 16:21||   2021-07-20 16:21|| Front Page Top

#14 And the air inside the ball would have had more substance...
Posted by M. Murcek 2021-07-20 17:10||   2021-07-20 17:10|| Front Page Top

#15 So the LeBron James movie...flopped.
Posted by swksvolFF 2021-07-20 17:45||   2021-07-20 17:45|| Front Page Top

#16 But, of course, thanks to pirating, my guess is that everyone in China who wants to see Space Jam: A New Legacy already has.

Do we know who that guy is?
Posted by SteveS 2021-07-20 21:42||   2021-07-20 21:42|| Front Page Top

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