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(The New York Times)   Faced with challenges at home and abroad, Xi whips out his red dragon   (nytimes.com) divider line
    More: Followup, Economy of the People's Republic of China, United States Congress, Guangzhou, Influenza, Car seat, Hong Kong, Severe acute respiratory syndrome, People's Republic of China  
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2 days ago  
Guys, China is a dictatorship.

They can do whatever Xi and the commissars want, and it doesn't matter.

Don't get too excited.
 
2 days ago  
Xi consolidated his power. It's not a show a strength when everyone applauds him, it's a day that ends in 'y'.
 
2 days ago  

Gyrfalcon: Guys, China is a dictatorship.

They can do whatever Xi and the commissars want, and it doesn't matter.

Don't get too excited.


<guitar riff>
di-di-di dit-dit-dit

da-da bwa-dat da

di-di-di dit-dit-dit
BA-DA-DAH</guitar riff>
Don't turn around.
 
2 days ago  

ZMugg: Gyrfalcon: Guys, China is a dictatorship.

They can do whatever Xi and the commissars want, and it doesn't matter.

Don't get too excited.

<guitar riff>
di-di-di dit-dit-dit

da-da bwa-dat da

di-di-di dit-dit-dit

BA-DA-DAH
</guitar riff>

Don't turn around.


FTFM

DAMN FARK FORMAT GREMLINTM!

*puts pick down, shakes tiny fist*
 
2 days ago  

ZMugg: ZMugg: Gyrfalcon: Guys, China is a dictatorship.

They can do whatever Xi and the commissars want, and it doesn't matter.

Don't get too excited.

<guitar riff>
di-di-di dit-dit-dit

da-da bwa-dat da

di-di-di dit-dit-dit

BA-DA-DAH
</guitar riff>

Don't turn around.

FTFM

DAMN FARK FORMAT GREMLINTM!

*puts pick down, shakes tiny fist*


Hes got the power and your so weak, and the frustration will not let you speak...

\la la lalala...
 
2 days ago  
Great, now I've got the "puff in full flight" tattoo in my head. Thanks subby.
 
2 days ago  
I am putting this here for a less American viewpoint. I don't have any opinion on this. I just need to hear alternative viewpoints, so I don't fall into the trap.

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2 days ago  
I figure that Hong Kong is officially lost.  I'd be all for smuggling willing people out as best we can now.

And I know that my Social Credit Score is lower for having said this.
 
2 days ago  
People fear dictator, praise him.

I think we need a News Flash for this one, guys.
 
2 days ago  
I will pay you American dollars to not ever see that hentai.
 
2 days ago  

ZMugg: Gyrfalcon: Guys, China is a dictatorship.

They can do whatever Xi and the commissars want, and it doesn't matter.

Don't get too excited.

<guitar riff>
di-di-di dit-dit-dit

da-da bwa-dat da

di-di-di dit-dit-dit
BA-DA-DAH</guitar riff>
Don't turn around.


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We're all clones
All are one and one are all
 
1 day ago  

Gyrfalcon: Guys, China is a dictatorship.

They can do whatever Xi and the commissars want, and it doesn't matter.

Don't get too excited.


That's a bit of an exaggeration.  Handy guide to what a dictator can do and get away with:
https://www.gutenberg.org/files/1232/​1​232-h/1232-h.htm [link goes to Project Gutenberg's edition of Machiavelli's "The Prince"].
 
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