Is The United States Fiscal Cliff Enough to Nudge China Over A Political One?

Well, we just went through a rather ugly presidential election. Over $2 billion were spent on campaign advertisements; most of them attack ads on one another. They were nasty, purporting half-truths, and totally attempting to degrade the personal character of the other candidate. There was nothing pleasurable about it, it wasn’t pretty, but that’s how we do American politics now. We should be ashamed of ourselves, and it seems as if politics is no way to run our great nation. Nevertheless, that’s the way it is, but today I would like to talk to you about a different subject, not US politics, but the politics of China.You see China is busy choosing its new leaders as well, and in the meantime they are having quite a bit of social unrest. There have been many protests over pollution issues, working conditions, food prices, and inflation. There is also a bit of class warfare going on, and somewhat corrupt politics. Yes, China is known for its brutal politics in the Communist Party, but these days things are getting into the media much more often, even with all the Internet censorship going on behind ‘The Great Firewall’.You may not realize this but what we do here the United States will very much affect the leadership in China and what happens from here on out over there. When China’s economy is doing good and growing, more of the population is happy because they have income flow and jobs. They see things happening, and they see their lives getting better, as they have more money. They are able to save more, perhaps get a car, and move up in rank at their job while improving their quality of life and standard of living.However, China’s economy has been hurt due to the economic challenges in Europe, so China’s exports to the EU have slowed drastically. Now China is relying on exporting more products to the United States so they can expand the number of jobs they have, and continue growing their own economy. However, if we go back into a recession in 2013, China may have already painted themselves into an economic corner, and they won’t have the wherewithal to keep their economy going and growing. Will the county economically collapse or politically implode with massive civil unrest?On November 7, 2012 there was an article in the Wall Street Journal titled; “China Gazes Over Fiscal Cliff in US,” by Tom Orlik. Interestingly enough, China actually has more to lose by the US Fiscal Cliff than we do. After all, if we stop spending and go into subsequent quarters of negative GDP growth, sure it will hurt here, but we will have also perhaps gotten our fiscal house in order. China on the other hand will find themselves in a real tough spot as we stop buying many of the products produced there.This is very problematic for China right now as they go through some “change management” issues in their Communist Party with perhaps more turbulent times ahead politically. Couple that with greater unemployment, slowed growth, inflation pressures, etc. and it could be enough to bring on some major significant changes that China doesn’t necessarily want right now.Note: Please see the article; “Hu Sets China Income Target for Xi as Communists Gather,” in Bloomberg News, along with the accompanying video for a little more insight.Indeed, suffice it to say that we are all globally connected now, this is one giant economy, and any time any of the major trading partners are affected, it affects the whole world. What we do in the United States and how we move forward will affect the future of politics in China, which will then affect us as well. You see that point yet? I hope you will please consider all this and think on it.


Ram Mount Flat Surface Mount for the Garmin eTrex Legend C/CX/HCx, Venture Cx/HC, Vista C/Cx/HCx

Simply choose your preferred mounting location and the possibilities become endless with the Garmin eTrex Flat Surface Mount. Rubber ball and socket technology allows for almost infinite adjustment and perfect viewing angles. High quality materials insure your Garmin eTrex is safe, secure, and within easy reach. RAM’s patented design also dampens shock and vibration helping to extend the life of your mobile device. This mount is designed to hold the following devices: Garmin eTrex Legend C, Garmin eTrex Legend Cx, Garmin eTrex Legend HCx, Garmin eTrex Venture Cx, Garmin eTrex Venture HC, Garmin eTrex Vista C, Garmin eTrex Vista Cx, and Garmin eTrex Vista HCx.
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Nikon 24-120mm f/4 G VR AF-S ED Zoom-Nikkor Lens with 3 Filter Kit for D3200, D3300, D5300, D5500, D7100, D7200, D750, D810 Cameras

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Enzymatic Therapy – Osteoprime Plus, 120 Tablets

OsteoPrime Plus by Enzymatic Therapy Inc. 120 Tablet OsteoPrime PLUS (Formulated by Alan Gaby M.D.) Exclusive ingredients clinically proven to Help reduce bone loss Increase bone density Product Numbers 07712 Product Quantities 120 Tablets Recommendations Four tablets daily during or after meals. Serving Size 4 Tablets Amount Serving DV Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) 120 mg 200 Vitamin D (as cholecalciferol) 800 IU 200 Vitamin K (as phytonadione) 300 mcg 375 Thiamin (as thiamin HCl) (vitamin B1) 20 mg 1 333 Riboflavin (vitamin B 2 ) 20 mg 1 176 Niacin (as niacinamide) 50 mg 250 Vitamin B 6 (as pyridoxine HCl) 25 mg 1 250 Folic Acid 800 mcg 200 Vitamin B 12 (as cyanocobalamin) 50 mcg 833 Pantothenic Acid (as calcium D-pantothenate) 20 mg 200 Calcium (from calcium carbonate tricalcium phosphate calcium lactate calcium Krebs cycle chelates and calcium citrate) 800 mg 80 Phosphorus (from tricalcium phosphate) 128 mg 13 Magnesium (as magnesium oxide and magnesium aspartate) 300 mg 75 Zinc (as z
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Premium quality rechargeable replacement battery pack compatible with the model(s) stated. The battery can be recharged with the original battery charger/main adapter or METAXA battery charger.
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BABYLAND Soft Breathable Reusable Cloth Diapers 16 Pack 8 Colors with Bonus 10 bamboo inserts and 2 wet bags

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