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Pelosi Mum On Rights Before Trip To China

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posted on May, 24 2009 @ 11:23 AM

Pelosi Mum On Rights Before Trip To China

Speaker, as Clinton Has, Plays Down Topic; Focus Will Be Climate Talks

BEIJING, May 24 -- For the second time this year, a top U.S. official visiting China has declined in advance to publicly discuss Beijing's human rights record, a shift in practice that comes almost exactly two decades after the Tiananmen Square massacre.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who collided with Chinese authorities in 1991 when she unfurled a banner memorializing those who died in the square, arrived here Sunday saying only that she planned to discuss climate change with Chinese officials.

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posted on May, 24 2009 @ 11:23 AM
Pelosi says...”We have to . . . learn from each other as we go forward. So that is the subject," she told reporters, ignoring several requests to address human rights issues.

We have to learn from each other as we go forward??

What exactly do we need to learn from the Chinese Ms. Nancy Pelosi?

I swear her eyes crossed on the video on MSNBS as she tried to sound intelligent but just ended up Nancy Pelosi.

What exactly and who exactly is “we”?

We as in “We the people...”….

And when saying going forward where exactly are we going and why do the Chinese need to educate the so called “we”?

The Gorilla in the room shows itself later on in the article as we can then see a major policy shift in direct defiance of the policy of 1989.

Throughout her 22 years in Congress, Pelosi -- whose home district of San Francisco includes a large number of Chinese immigrants and their families -- has championed the cause of human rights in China. Before she became a congressional leader, she cited the Tiananmen massacre as cause for the Clinton administration to link human rights issues to normalizing trade relations with China. But in 1994, President Bill Clinton rejected that argument and delinked from the human rights issue what was then known as the most-favored-nation status. Pelosi protested the decision, to no avail.
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In summary what does the new posture of the US behaviour mean?

I believe it shows we carry much less influence then we did back in 1989.

How else do we interpret the ignoring of human rights from the country that believes in human rights?

The American people I have met and grown to love over the years are all people who believe in human rights.

They applaud as we ship an old NAZI back to Germany last week and they are shocked that we deny human rights to the Monks in Tibet.

Does this new face toward China truly represent the attitude of the people of America toward China?

In my view I do not see that the people of America supporting the about-face of the US government toward China.

Just my opinion which is open to change.

[edit on 24-5-2009 by whiteraven]

posted on May, 24 2009 @ 11:29 AM

Remember this....the article is expired but we still have it in ATS<
This is interesting.

WASHINGTON - Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton on Monday called on President Bush to stay away from the Olympics opening ceremonies in Beijing, a fresh sign that politics, not sports, may take center stage at the summer games.

Thanks 5 top of the page.

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posted on May, 24 2009 @ 12:19 PM
If there is a New World Order conspiracy afoot, China is shaping up to and likely will be it’s prodigal son.

Lets look on the surface first at what distorted elements of Marx create…they always fail to achieve a Utopian State but they always create a society whose guiding ideology is allegiance and conformity to the State.

There are no competing religions, ideologies or philosophies, just the State, just the Rule of Law, laws that are determined by the State, that the State demands absolute obedience too.

Now how attractive would that be too the New World Order where the financial oligarch that comprises it, is in essence the State?

Let’s look at what American financial oligarchs have done for China in the last decade or so?

1. Transferred almost all non-defense, non-aerospace manufacturing to China.
2. Helped to transform China from an agrarian communist society to a largely industrial one.
3. Moved China away from communal distribution to capitalist distribution.
4. Funneled trillions of dollars from the proceeds of commerce into their economy.
5. Created a huge dependency on oil and energy within China to keep market demand high and prices high along with it.
6. Allowed China to become the United States number one trading partner and creditor.
7. Allowed unlimited financial investment and ownership in American institutions and property.
8. Have loosened restrictions (if only through third party states) of the flow of high technology to China.
9. Have increased China’s stature on the World Stage through things like allowing it to host the Olympics.

Lets look what China has done at the same time.

1. Taken aggressive measures to wipe out religion as evidenced in Tibet
2. Increased their Military capabilities
3. Renewed calls of sovereignty of the Republic of Taiwan
4. Financed and funded America’s wars for oil and oil pipelines.
5. Rapidly developed an industrial base centered on capitalist gain.
6. Taken on a more dominant diplomatic posture in regional politics.
7. Has become a world financial player and force to be reckoned with.
8. Has surprised the former Soviet Union and Russia in prominence.
9. Has aggressively sought the spotlight in world affairs.

Now I hate to break it to you, but most of this would have not happened with out the American Financial Oligarchs (The Powers that Be) investing in China and allowing these things to happen. The American Financial Oligarchs are not stupid people they didn’t end up with all that money by accident; they would have known the political consequences in China and in the United States of committing to such a broad sweeping agenda.

While the U.S. is embroiled in what is essentially a religious and ideological war in the Middle East that pits the world’s most popular religions against one another through ever expanding violence and hostilities…

China is being fairly rapidly and methodically built in a dominant force in the World a major Creditor to the United States, and suffers from none of the ideology that has nearly completely bankrupted and bogged down the United States in the Middle East and is wrecking it’s image across the world.

How did this happen? Scour your home for Wal-Mart receipts and ask yourself.

posted on May, 24 2009 @ 12:23 PM
So Nancy Pelosi is going to have a briefing with the Chinese to discuss the myth of Global Warming. One thing about Obama is you can't call him dumb. Get Pelosi out of the country on a trivial matter so she doesn't have to answer any questions about calling the CIA liars.

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