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Defying Beijing, U.S. loosens restrictions on Taiwan contacts

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bass4funkToday  12:04 pm JST

Liberals always capitulate when it comes to appeasing our adversaries.

You're very relaxed about appeasing Israel and Saudi Arabia. They're not much better than your adversaries and the Saudis are about as bad as anyone gets.

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Bass: if we show the Chinese appeasement

More of the same.

Grab your mouse. Scroll up. Read the headline and article. Then comment.

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I've already forgotten the contents of the article. Now I'll switch to random generic comments against liberals or bring up obscure information about black people to ride out the thread.

...or to put it bluntly behind the scenes: we can’t rock the boat, too much money is at stake, not to mention we need that money for our social welfare entitlement program, if we show the Chinese appeasement maybe they might tone down their rhetoric and be a team player....we hope.

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When Myanmar Military made a coup against civilian government, Biden warned military dictatorship as The World is watching. After two months with more than 600 civilians deaths, it has been correct. The world is only watching.

Bring back the distant memory of Obama slogan of Do not cross the red line during syrian civil war.

The land of free, proud and brave has lost the spinal cord under Democrats.

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 Help for Taiwan will be limited at best, hope we don’t see another Crimea.....

You seem to be advocating for Biden to be militarily tough on China. How do you square that with your unfounded complaints that he’s a warmonger?

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US is seen to be more prone to antagonize China in every possible way. Nonetheless, don't overdo it to court for unnecessary trouble, lest regret too late..

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Bass: Look, Biden is not going to do anything to rock the boat with China

Translation: I've already forgotten the contents of the article. Now I'll switch to random generic comments against liberals or bring up obscure information about black people to ride out the thread.

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Another example of the adults being in charge and the kindergartners excused...

Biden missed the call.

Look, Biden is not going to do anything to rock the boat with China, if it means China over Americans, that’s exactly what he will do. If the NBA, Disney, Google and the other big tech and corporations give in to China, Biden will as well. Liberals always capitulate when it comes to appeasing our adversaries. Help for Taiwan will be limited at best, hope we don’t see another Crimea.....

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Another example of the adults being in charge and the kindergartners excused...

Notice you have yet to hear Boden say something like;

“China has been working very hard to contain the Coronavirus. The United States greatly appreciates their efforts and transparency. It will all work out well. In particular, on behalf of the American People, I want to thank President Xi!”

Still far right media and their followers continue to say Biden's owned by China. 

Seems like Biden is taking some Trump pointer cues after all on China.

Don't think so - Don't see Biden giving the CCP millions to make his Collection clothing line in their sweatshop factories...

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GREAT move by Biden.

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China. . . The mess that just keeps on giving.

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Sell them any weapons system they can afford and give them the rest for free. And any transfer should include force projection systems. Hold the main land at risk and see how Beijing likes it.

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The United States will still consider only Beijing as China's legitimate government, consistent with its switch of recognition in 1979, but will do away with some of the convoluted rules that restricted dealings with Taiwan.

Promising first step, but subsequent steps really must follow the wishes of Taiwan. To say it's a delicate situation is an understatement.

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I do, and spot on as always, the guys ratings just continue to climb, geez...

Okay, but this has nothing to do with how over-the-top he is and how loud his show is, which contradict your claim that we just don’t make a lot of ruckus to get our points across unless someone tramples on them.

Exactly and because I support the free market and Americans and the American worker is why I want this President to stand up to China, even Schumer praised Trump for being tough on China, so I hope Biden will do the same and put America and Americans interests first.

So, you support the free market, but want the president to interfere in the free market. Got it. Completely logical.

Definitely not a prediction. Just be tough and they’ll support him especially when it comes to the China debacle.

Doubling down on a prediction. Given you track record on predictions, this pretty much ensures it won’t happen. Throw in the reality that Trump fans won’t ever give Biden any credit, and we know for certain your prediction will come to naught.

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I agree.

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Good on the Biden gov't for doing this, one step closer to fully recognizing Taiwan. The USA needs to lead the way on recognizing Taiwan, then other democracies like Japan can follow suit.

Now, its time for big corporations to start the complete pullout of China, TESLA, GM, Apple, Toyota etc. Doing busuness in China simply rewards a Communist regime guilty of the worst genocide since the Holocaust. They should be taxed to oblivion in their home nations if they do not start withdrawing.

Let the Commies in China have a tantrum over this move by the USA. There is nothing they can do.

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No, they just want Biden to be as tough as he can be on China and use whatever leverage it takes bring them down a notch and stop . . . filling our country with all their junk . . .

You have claimed to be a pro-free market capitalist. How do you square that position with calling for Biden to intervene in the market to stop Chinese made products from being sold in the US?

If he can do that and commit to that unapologetically unabashedly, conservatives will support him.

Another prediction, and a bold one at that.

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Still far right media and their followers continue to say Biden's owned by China. 

Seems like Biden is taking some Trump pointer cues after all on China.

But then far right media have openly admitted their audience is NOT reasonable people. 

No, they just want Biden to be as tough as he can be on China and use whatever leverage it takes bring them down a notch and stop stealing our intellectual property and filling our country with all their junk and playing fair when it comes to trade. If he can do that and commit to that unapologetically unabashedly, conservatives will support him.

Fortunately far right media's followers remain a minority in the US.

I wouldn’t say that, we just don’t make a lot of ruckus to get our points across unless someone tramples on them.

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Surprised but pleased, good move by the Biden administration. Hopefully they turn the screws further.

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I don’t get your point. But just name me only one on that planet, that nowadays isn’t owned by China. Hint: that someone should be very very virus resistant. So, do you know any?

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How will rightists soon this to fit their false “Biden is in the pocket of China” narrative? This should be interesting.

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Biden has vowed to keep up pressure on China,

Still far right media and their followers continue to say Biden's owned by China.

But then far right media have openly admitted their audience is NOT reasonable people.

Fortunately far right media's followers remain a minority in the US.

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