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    20 Years after Tiananmen

    Tiananmen 20th anniversary brings new repression - Yahoo! News

    "It is the dream of all Chinese people to have democracy!" the crowd gathered in Hong Kong's famous Victoria Park sang in unison."

    Too bad this is ignored in favor of invading oil rich countries.
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    Re: 20 Years after Tiananmen

    Quote Originally Posted by Saboteur View Post
    Tiananmen 20th anniversary brings new repression - Yahoo! News

    "It is the dream of all Chinese people to have democracy!" the crowd gathered in Hong Kong's famous Victoria Park sang in unison."

    Too bad this is ignored in favor of invading oil rich countries.
    So we should invade China?
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    Re: 20 Years after Tiananmen

    20 years on and the Socialists States are still oppressing their people and refusing to give them anything other than a one-party police State.

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    Re: 20 Years after Tiananmen

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    So we should invade China?
    Well America is the defender of democracy right?

    But we don't have to invade. We could crush them economically. We have the technology and the unemployed work force to do it too. But a few CEO's might have to get paid less. So not an option I suppose.
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    Re: 20 Years after Tiananmen

    Quote Originally Posted by Saboteur View Post
    Well America is the defender of democracy right?

    But we don't have to invade. We could crush them economically. We have the technology and the unemployed work force to do it too. But a few CEO's might have to get paid less. So not an option I suppose.
    Um, as it is right now I think China has more of a chance of crushing us economically. How about we stop trying to playing the world dictator of countries governments and let the countries have the governments the citizens allow to take power?
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    Re: 20 Years after Tiananmen

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    So we should invade China?
    Hell no. We should never invade to "bring democracy".
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    Re: 20 Years after Tiananmen

    Quote Originally Posted by Gibberish View Post
    Um, as it is right now I think China has more of a chance of crushing us economically. How about we stop trying to playing the world dictator of countries governments and let the countries have the governments the citizens allow to take power?
    Hmm, good point but only because China has our jobs.
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    Re: 20 Years after Tiananmen

    Quote Originally Posted by Saboteur View Post
    Tiananmen 20th anniversary brings new repression - Yahoo! News

    "It is the dream of all Chinese people to have democracy!" the crowd gathered in Hong Kong's famous Victoria Park sang in unison."

    Too bad this is ignored in favor of invading oil rich countries.
    Democracy is a philosophy of failure.

    We should never go to war to bring that to another country.
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    Re: 20 Years after Tiananmen

    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Guerrilla View Post
    Democracy is a philosophy of failure.

    We should never go to war to bring that to another country.
    "The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter."

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    Re: 20 Years after Tiananmen

    Quote Originally Posted by Saboteur View Post
    Tiananmen 20th anniversary brings new repression - Yahoo! News

    "It is the dream of all Chinese people to have democracy!" the crowd gathered in Hong Kong's famous Victoria Park sang in unison."

    Too bad this is ignored in favor of invading oil rich countries.
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