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US lawmakers want to tighten visas for Chinese students, researchers

Discussion in 'House of Debates' started by reedak, May 15, 2019.

  1. reedak

    reedak Well-Known Member

    May 1, 2014
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    1. A group of President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans in Congress introduced legislation on Tuesday intended to prohibit anyone employed or sponsored by the Chinese military from receiving student or research visas to the United States.

    The bill would require the U.S. government to create a list of scientific and engineering institutions affiliated with the Chinese People's Liberation Army, and prohibit anyone employed or sponsored by those institutions from receiving the visas...

    2. Sinophobia is at its height in America. The rise of anti-Asian sentiment, in particular anti-Chinese, does not come as a surprise as most white Americans have been raised up in a racist environment and bombarded by anti-Asian propaganda from politicians and the mass media all the while.

    The so-called trade war is being used as a diversionary tactic by Trump to deflect attention from his domestic problems. More threatening to China, however, are the less publicised US moves such as banning US high-tech exports to China, playing the Taiwan card, restricting Chinese investment in the US, banning Chinese takeover of near bankrupted US firms, barring all US companies from using the equipment of Huawei and other Chinese telco companies, increasing US naval activities in the South China Sea, resorting to US gunboat diplomacy through the Taiwan Strait, etc.

    Such hostile moves against China can be compared to "cobra bites" while the so-called trade war is just an "ant bite" to China. China should not let such US "cobra bites" go unchallenged and should include them in the trade talks.

    Trump can raise the tariffs on Chinese goods to whatever astronomical levels he likes. China will just have to sit back and laugh at the US folly of self-inflicted damage. After all, it is the US businesses and consumers that are being fooled by Trump to fill up the US coffers with billions of hard-earned dollars.

    China should not worry about the false reasoning that the US has the upper hand in the "tariff number game" as a result of the huge US trade deficits. China has many effective means at its disposal to hit back at the US. One way for China is to impose a total ban on Chinese tourists to the US in order to deal a crippling blow to the US tourist industry. Trump’s tariffs will raise the prices of many consumer goods in the US. Hence another way for China is to ban the export of toilet paper to the US. :)

    P.S. The bill on Chinese students and researchers was sponsored by some Republicans Senators including a presidential hopeful whom Trump threatened to "spill the beans on his wife" during his 2016 election campaigns. Once a while, those less known US lawmakers would introduce some controversial anti-China bills, most probably as publicity stunts, in the hope of increasing their chances in future presidential elections.
  2. dogtowner

    dogtowner Moderator Staff Member

    Dec 24, 2009
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    Wandering around
  3. The Sage of Main Street

    The Sage of Main Street Well-Known Member

    Sep 9, 2015
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    For Any American Not Born Rich, College Is for Teenagers Who Are Afraid to Grow Up

    As far as Chinese students go, that brings out a problem the rulers won't let us think about. I met a graduate student in Biochemistry who got a student salary of $600 a week, plus free tuition. Yet only one of her 14 fellow students was American. If we got rid of the incompetent and self-serving treasonous ruling class that controls education, talented undergraduates would get $600 a week plus free tuition. That would motivate our superior talent pool and make importing foreign students— to work in High IQ fields after graduation—unnecessary.

    The hypocritical plutocrats tell us to work our way through college, living in poverty, misery, and humiliation, while giving their own spoiled-putrid brats around $600 a week in allowance plus paying all their tuition. So these guillotine-fodder know perfectly well that college education means nothing more than working without pay, which they want to save their own sons from while enslaving the rest of us. Only bootlicking Buttboys for the Bosses' Brat slavishly preach that is about "self-investment" or "making the necessary sacrifices." We must take away the future of nation-destroyers who control the people who preach that nonsensical self-hatred , or we will deserve to become a Chinese colony within this century.

    When will the Internet become a free and independent forum that questions every single thing we have ever been told? Instead it is a parrot cage. All ideas, wherever we are told to fit them on the spectrum, are controlled by one united class that must be overthrown if we are ever to learn to think for ourselves.

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