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what if china wanted this epidemic to hurt the USA economy?

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posted on Feb, 25 2020 @ 07:11 AM
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Personally I think china meant this for the US, only it got away from them and blew up in their faces. I seem to remember not that long ago we had that toxic sheet rock from china, then toxic toys and pet foods. So china does have a history of sending poisoned goods our way. And now with this trade war going on, chinas looking for some way to get even.
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posted on Feb, 25 2020 @ 07:47 AM
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Why would they want to hurt their biggest customer?

That would only hurt their own economy in the long run.



posted on Feb, 25 2020 @ 07:50 AM
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Not everybody who comes in contact with the disease will actually get it and fewer still will die from it so this drama and fear mongering needs to stop.



posted on Feb, 25 2020 @ 08:06 AM
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a reply to: scrounger

So they are destroying their businesses and supply chain, making it more likely for business to move out of China, to hurt the US?



posted on Feb, 25 2020 @ 08:39 AM
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a reply to: Sillyolme
Because their biggest customer thanks to President Trump is demanding a more level playing field. So, yeah, they'd be willing to take a hit if it meant getting rid of the thorn in their side (Trump) to put things back the way they were.



posted on Feb, 25 2020 @ 08:42 AM
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a reply to: scrounger

I don't think China would have a problem killing off their own people and they would take great delight in killing off American's under President Trump.

Can you imagine how pissed they are they're not getting their 'own way' when it comes to trade anymore?

Yeah, they're THAT pissed for sure.

America needs to start producing ALL it's own products. Period. To quit relying on their 'enemies' to produce, for example, their medication! That's insane.



posted on Feb, 25 2020 @ 09:45 AM
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originally posted by: scrounger

originally posted by: Gnarley
It's a bit predictable really...

While the ENTIRE world is bracing for what just might be a global pandemic, someone says "What if they did it just to hurt America?"

le sigh...


so outside of a canned "this must be silly" comment (on a conspiracy website no less) how exactly is the idea of attempting to use it to benefit ones country (china) outrageous exactly?

join the conversation, you may even like it


scrounger


How about not be so US Centric, and consider that this is not just YOUR problem, created for YOU and affecting only YOU.

What does it being a conspiracy site have to do with anything?

I never said "this must be silly" I said it's typical that with something that is affecting the entire planet, someone has to postulate that it was created solely to target them and the rest of the world doesn't exist.

It's like someone saying that everyone they see on the street is 'in on it' gang stalking them... either deluded or paranoid, really... has nothing to do with the site at all, more to do with having a persecution complex, where only you are the sole reason for something.

As someone else stated, thousands of foreign students are being kept at bay... and as someone else said, we're letting some in. But they and the people they come with, have to be quarantined for 14 days, just as with everyone else. You can bet this will seriously impact us also.

The world is larger than the US. But planet America is the centre of the universe, to some, I guess....

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posted on Feb, 25 2020 @ 09:51 AM
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originally posted by: hopenotfeariswhatweneed
a reply to: DaRAGE




100,000 people from China can't come over to Australia for their placements in Australian Universities. Boohooo too bad. I'm glad. No country want's this virus coming in as it will decimate thier economy like it is currently doing to China.



Um, 3000 have been let in in just 2 days, that was days ago so I imagine the numbers are much higher now....

You were saying....


They're not just let in. They have to be quarantined. Do you think every student is going to bother with 14 days in a holding area, being treated as if infected, till then released? And should they return home, have to do it all over again?

We've always ensured students from over seas are medically checked when returning especially when a virulent disease has been seen in many areas. This is vastly different.

They're not just hopping off the plane and going "Weeee, I'm paying many thousands a year to study while these Aussies are paying merely a thousand or so. Lets get studying gang!"

idk, what is it that you were you saying?



posted on Feb, 25 2020 @ 09:52 AM
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I find the thesis of the OP unlikely.

Hurting us hurts them - the tariffs showed that. Neither economy benefits.

China has a very strong need to maintain societal order and contentment to the greatest extent possible. This is true for more all centrally planned governments. In this case, that means showing they have the situation under control. You can’t have +1bn people freaking out and thinking the government can’t solve all your problems because it goes against the narrative that they can/will/do/etc.

China also doesn’t want to look foolish or powerless - the Russians have done the same thing over and over again (think Chernobyl).

If this was some sort of weaponized pathogen, they did it very wrong. But, If it was it is a weaponized pathogen that wasn’t intended to be deployed (at least not now) and the world finds out about that - China is in a world of S. Who wants to buy goods from a country that’s trying to kill the world and may have contaminated goods?

There’s more angles to point out here but long/short I think China’s been caught with their pants down just like the rest of the world.
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posted on Feb, 25 2020 @ 10:25 AM
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Well the biggest impacts would be Amazon and Walmart if all Chinese trade was suspended due to lack of product. Next would be Port of LA and the California economy. China will recover. They have the equipment and manpower to produce merchandise in large numbers quickly.

US economic impact would be the same as a large scale labor strike ending and cheap products begin to flow again. Duration is the limiting factor. Can US small business pickup the slack fast enough and cheap enough to provide for retail outlets in the Amazon marketplace? And will China be able to compete with that two week ocean voyage versus 3-4 day production and delivery upon ordering? Price will be more per item, but smaller orders can be placed to save warehousing expenses.



posted on Feb, 25 2020 @ 10:30 AM
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Lol. That would be like cutting off your legs so your opponent couldn't won a running race against you.

Jaden



posted on Feb, 25 2020 @ 02:24 PM
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a reply to: Gnarley

Well citizen good to see you have such unwaivering faith in the system, nothing to see here eh....

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posted on Feb, 25 2020 @ 02:30 PM
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a reply to: Ahabstar

Well, that's our hope, small and local can pick up the slack.



posted on Feb, 25 2020 @ 02:55 PM
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a reply to: scrounger

Stop reading American news only. China was winning the economic war before the virus even happened. Everyone was aligning with her. It became opposite once the virus came. So, it is in fact design to destroy China's economy so everyone will have to run to US. Why the hell would China nuke itself when it had economic dominance?


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posted on Feb, 25 2020 @ 02:58 PM
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originally posted by: makemap
a reply to: scrounger

Stop reading American news only. China was winning the economic war before the virus even happened. Everyone was aligning with her. It became opposite once the virus came. So, it is a fact design to destroy China's economy so everyone will have to run to US.
Not it wasn't, Trumps trade war was making a dent on her.

What's ridiculous is your views that it was designed to hurt china economy, it's actually comical.

Pull your head out of the weeds and stick to the facts, prove what you're saying is true.

Link is a source on that.



posted on Feb, 25 2020 @ 03:14 PM
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originally posted by: Arnie123

originally posted by: makemap
a reply to: scrounger

Stop reading American news only. China was winning the economic war before the virus even happened. Everyone was aligning with her. It became opposite once the virus came. So, it is a fact design to destroy China's economy so everyone will have to run to US.
Not it wasn't, Trumps trade war was making a dent on her.

What's ridiculous is your views that it was designed to hurt china economy, it's actually comical.

Pull your head out of the weeds and stick to the facts, prove what you're saying is true.

Link is a source on that.


Trade war wasn't doing jack shhs to China. China has enough population and land mass to keep it stable. The trade war is total BS. By reducing the population of China it will hurt her economically to no recover and you see it. Swine flu on food too. You'll know when its too late when countries start invading China. I wouldn't fking complain if Russia ends the world in Nuclear Armageddon.

This BS biowarfare started by Americans by inviting the Nazi's over. Those vets who died by nuclear test and biowarfare experiments in America knows about it.
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posted on Feb, 25 2020 @ 08:41 PM
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originally posted by: makemap

originally posted by: Arnie123

originally posted by: makemap
a reply to: scrounger

Stop reading American news only. China was winning the economic war before the virus even happened. Everyone was aligning with her. It became opposite once the virus came. So, it is a fact design to destroy China's economy so everyone will have to run to US.
Not it wasn't, Trumps trade war was making a dent on her.

What's ridiculous is your views that it was designed to hurt china economy, it's actually comical.

Pull your head out of the weeds and stick to the facts, prove what you're saying is true.

Link is a source on that.


Trade war wasn't doing jack shhs to China. China has enough population and land mass to keep it stable. The trade war is total BS. By reducing the population of China it will hurt her economically to no recover and you see it. Swine flu on food too. You'll know when its too late when countries start invading China. I wouldn't fking complain if Russia ends the world in Nuclear Armageddon.

This BS biowarfare started by Americans by inviting the Nazi's over. Those vets who died by nuclear test and biowarfare experiments in America knows about it.


first one big fact..
china trade deficit was 500 BILLION DOLLARS PLUS.
to put it in dirt simple terms for every 1 dollar we got from china in trade they got 500 dollars.

anything that alters that cash how hurts...

along with they freely and without penalty were stealing intellectual property from us to the point (and no exaggeration) they were stealing product information from trade show and having the factories gear up for production as the show was going on or by the end of it.

now when trump demanded a more fair deal and imposed just a few of the trade tariffs he proposed they came back to the bargaining table... they even have a multi step deal with the first one they give up alot and we only dont implement planned tariffs.

so why would they do that if (as you claim) they were winning?
a winning side doesnt give up
concessions to their opponent .

you really cant think with this COMMON SENSE basic econ 101 that your claim should be taken as anything but ranting.

then you double down on emotional childish ranting with saying your ok with russia ending the world with a nuclear war.

but you could not stop there.


then you go (as said in the movie tropic thunder ) "full retard" with this statement

This BS biowarfare started by Americans by inviting the Nazi's over. Those vets who died by nuclear test and biowarfare experiments in America knows about it.

Not only do you show your IGNORANCE of history because "biowarfare" has existed as far back as roman times.
america wasnt even a concept much less "starting it".

we had our own biowarfare well before the nazi party and operation paperclip.

the vets did (sadly) suffer in nuclear and bio warfare experiments and that has ZERO to do with the current situation.

the whole statement to imply in some way we caused this just is the final stupidity of posting you could possibly do

but hey if you want to post ignorant historically inaccurate emotional ranting who are we to stop you.

just dont expect the rest of us not to call you out and/or mock you as warranted.

scrounger



posted on Feb, 29 2020 @ 01:52 AM
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originally posted by: hopenotfeariswhatweneed
a reply to: DaRAGE




100,000 people from China can't come over to Australia for their placements in Australian Universities. Boohooo too bad. I'm glad. No country want's this virus coming in as it will decimate thier economy like it is currently doing to China.



Um, 3000 have been let in in just 2 days, that was days ago so I imagine the numbers are much higher now....

You were saying....


Those 3000 have been in other countries other than china for more than 14 days.



posted on Feb, 29 2020 @ 02:03 AM
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a reply to: DaRAGE

I'm not following ?

Sorry too much going on to keep track..



posted on Feb, 29 2020 @ 07:07 AM
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i was kind of thinking along similar lines as OP except i don't think it's to harm our economy and destroy the US, but to create a situation that forces the world to implement socialist reforms to deal with the situation when it reaches a point that the global economic system collapses.
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