Comment: The Red Chinese aren't exactly a bunch of freedom lovers...

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The Red Chinese aren't exactly a bunch of freedom lovers...

...but at least they have no interest in taking us down militarily. They'll go after Taiwan first. In fact, they just named their first aircraft carrier the Shi Lang...the admiral who conquered Taiwan for China back in 1681. Don't think that bit of symbolism is lost on the Taiwanese.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shi_Lang
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soviet_aircraft_carrier_Varyag#...

China will be the Asian menace militarily at some point, but now isn't the time and they pose no real threat to the U.S. except through the capital markets. That is why we need to get this budget mess in order. We right the ship by abandoning Keynesianism.

Cuimhnigh orm, a Dhia, le haghaidh maith.