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I'm not sure risking a nuclear war is worth the West stopping Chinese economic growth. I mean, Japan wants to create a super 16 Asian nation free trade pact; which would include China, India, Korea and even potentially Australia and New Zealand.
Britain fought two global wars to remain in power, and look what happened?
Is it really worth it?
Sadly, Rockpuck, we are going to see trade wars with China either way. We could ease the pain and force China to become democratic, which would make them a much better superpower
Originally posted by infinite
China will take over America at some point, it will make a huge political impact on America. I cannot see the US starting a war to remain number one, regardless of what people say, I do not think a future government would risk it.
I see war as the only alternative, and if the situation in America is bad enough, all it takes is a charismatic leader to consolidate anger and bitterness toward China to launch an aggressive war against them.
Originally posted by particalman86
Or how about brining back all of the industries that, our governement let go to china or mexico. We don't need material possesions to be happy, so if you could deal with being broke for a few years while Industry gets re-established I think it is something good to get behind.
Originally posted by citizen truth
America can't have their cake and it eat too.
Everyone has the Wal Mart mentality,or so it seems.
The super consumerists want to buy things but they don't want to pay a good dollar for a good product.
Originally posted by Brain Damaged
i say that we just nuke them. let's get it over with. a nice mushroom field over there, and we can watch all that lead paint and tainted food products go up in radioactive fire. they dump the dollar and we dump our nukes. now that's what i call free trade.