Posts Tagged ‘China’

Private property rightsFrom Lew Rockwell’s blog, he has a link to this November 22, 2012 article by the Mail Online: “Won’t sell up? Enjoy living in the middle of a motorway! Road is built around a house after elderly Chinese couple refuse to move.

Despite China’s Constitution only requiring compensation for the taking of private property, as opposed to “just compensation,” as the U.S. Constitution requires — or no mention whatsoever of any compensation for the taking of private property, as is the case with the Canadian Constitution — laws have since been passed in China prohibiting the taking of private property with force, without just cause, such as participation in criminal activities.

Previously, I wrote the article, Canadians recognize the importance of private property rights, about online readers of Canada’s largest newspaper, the Toronto Star, recognizing the importance of private property rights. Despite the Canadian Constitution providing no explicit protection for the taking of private property, as one commenter noted, the practice is often more relevant, as noted by this Chinese example, as well.

As for Lew Rockwell’s claim of “Another Way that China is Freer Than the US,” China is a very economically oppressive country, as illustrated by only being the 138th most economically free country out of 179 according to the conservative Heritage Foundation’s 2012 Index of Economic Freedom.

One way that China isn’t as economically free as the U.S. is the requirement to get permission from the central government in order to secure a job in a new city, as I witnessed personally with a company I was working for when they were going through the bureaucratic red tape to hire someone in their Chinese office.

Just as it isn’t the homeowner’s right to have water and electricity, it also isn’t the government’s or developer’s right to take away his private property, and the picture of this man’s home is one of the best sights of freedom I’ve seen this year.

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Joseph MeyerFinancial analyst Joseph Meyer is scheduled to be on Exposing Faux Capitalism with Jason Erb, August 26, 2012 at 1 PM Eastern.

I first heard Joseph on his September 25, 2009 appearance on Coast to Coast AM, and he distinguished himself from other financial commentators I had heard on the show due to his impeccable track record in forecasting major market trends, by not taking a common “alternative” view to throw most of your money into gold and silver, and because of his unique friendly and jovial manner.

September 2012 will mark the third-year anniversary of his financial newsletter, Straight Money Analysis, and I was a subscriber in 2011.

Two prominent topics I look forward to discussing with him are his recent forecast that India can outpace China in economic growth over the next decade, and the volatile and highly lucrative technology sector, of which I am very familar with.

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Polski: prof. Zbigniew Brzeziński

Fellow Trilateralist, Charlie Rose, interviewed one of the globalist kingpins, Zbigniew Brzezinski, on his January 25, 2012 show.

Around 9 minutes, he said if the current path being pursued by the U.S. and Israel against Iran is continued, Israel will likely strike Iran, and the U.S. will be blamed, since they will get warning just as it starts happening, and they could have prevented such an attack.

Around 18 minutes, he re-iterated what he said at a CFR speech in 2010, that for the first time in human history, ever since the French Revolution, virtually all of mankind is politically aware. Everyone I heard from in the alternative media took that as a recent thing, but he was talking about the past few hundred years, and it wasn’t about the globalists being fearful, necessarily, but about them being able to promote socialism based on a global awareness of injustices.

Later on, he said that Russia could even be a part of NATO, under the right conditions.

Around 28 minutes, regarding China, he said they are very patient and aren’t trying to become a hegemon, but are gradually trying to surpass the U.S., and said they plan to take their moment to “surprise” the U.S.

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The flags of Canada and the United States of A...

There are two major factors that keep Canada’s federal government on a tighter leash than that of the United States.

One is the French-speaking majority province of Quebec, which represents almost a quarter of Canada’s population.

While 50 U.S. states are divided and conquered to repeatedly hand over more of their exclusive constitutional authority, Canadians have a friend in Quebec, which is always sure to assert its interests, competency and exclusive jurisdiction in order to protect its unique cultural heritage within Canada.

Another major factor is the better representation in the House of Commons than in the U.S. House of Representatives. At the start of 2012, there was an elected representative for approximately every 110,500 Canadians and 719,300 Americans.

The United States has the second-lowest representation in its lower chamber in the world — less than Communist China, and second only to India.

These are two political reasons that I propose would have rendered Canada more free than the United States had it been proportionately attacked as the U.S. was on September 11, 2001.

With the 2008 financial crisis, some Representatives were getting 1000-to-1 calls against the bankster heist bill. If they had a representation factor like Canada’s, there would have undoubtedly been at least several Representatives who would’ve held firm to their original no vote and the bill may have failed to later pass the House in the form it did.

The U.S. Constitution allows up to one Representative for every 30,000 Americans, so there’s no need for the current level of representation, unless you’re a bankster or one of their agents.

It is the result of these two major factors, among others, that the United States federal government is now more centralized and expansive than Canada’s.

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Paul Craig Roberts

I came across a 2004 appearance made by Paul Craig Roberts on C-SPAN (around 12:00), where he had realized an actual flaw with the academic framework that underpins the rampant rush toward more and more so-called free trade.

Namely, that David Ricardo’s theory of comparative advantage rests on a premise that no longer applies in our current situation — that the factors of production (labor and capital) are as mobile as traded goods.

Since the end of the Cold War, with the vast freed-up labor pool in China and India, the rise of the internet and mobile technologies, as well as the vastly deregulated transportation, financial and communications sectors, labor and capital are now even more mobile than traded goods (and even services).

Therefore, we not only have an intuitive basis for rejecting these so-called free trade deals, but an academic one, and the timing is all the more important with the pending free trade deals with South Korea, Panama and Colombia set to be ratified.

As for the solution, I think that Ian Fletcher has it. A flat tariff on all imported goods and services, with the only question being the rate (he suggests 30%).

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Charlie Rose in 2010 at the Tribeca Film Festival

Triple Crown Charlie (CFR and Trilateral Commission member and Bilderberg attendee) Rose has pulled the transcripts of all the interviews on his site, CharlieRose.com.

Maybe it was considered an unjustified expense, or perhaps it’s because people could easily look up and see what some of the top globalists have said about their plans for the world.

Here are the most recent ones I covered, which received significant alternative media coverage:

January 25, 2011: Corporate welfare recipient Morgan Stanley Chairman working for China

December 19, 2010: IMF Director says IMF “forces coordination” and there’s “no other solution” to Greek-style austerity

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As of February 10, 2011, the CIA World Factbook is still reporting December 31, 2008, numbers for the Market Value of Publicly Traded Shares.

Rounding out the Top 10 are (T represents trillions of USD):

1. United States 11.740T
2. European Union 7.564T
3. Japan 3.220T
4. China 2.794T
5. United Kingdom 1.852T
6. France 1.492T
7. Russia 1.322T
8. Hong Kong 1.320T
9. Germany 1.108T
10. Canada 1.002T

On February 28, 2009, I recorded their Top 10 for 2007.

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