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The leadership are total crooks and the world lets them get away with because everyone wants their $$$$$s.

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Although a solemn occasion, it should also be noted that there were Mainland Chinese then who were ready to fight for reform.

And judging by the frantic attempts by the CCP to hush things up, there still are.

So to these people I say "Go China!". I wish you well.

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Who's hushing what history now?

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I'm so with you on that! @reformedbasher :0) Go China!! Go China!

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Referring to the ruling political chattering class........... China's rich and diverse culture and peoples have allot more to offer than the current President of the People's Republic of China.....

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The world will not forget this dark episode. And the Party's repression of it shows they have not forgotten it either and still fear what it means. To quote from an excellent article on this (link below):

If they truly believed that "the Chinese people" approved of their killings, they would throw Tiananmen Square open every June 4 and watch the masses swarm in to denounce the counterrevolutionaries. That they do the opposite is eloquent testimony about what they really know.

https://www.chinafile.com/Specter-June-Fourth

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Hard to believe it was 25 years ago. Flew out of Narita with a college professor from Beijing. She didn't say much, just curled up in a ball and cried.

I think the Chinese government has become even more restrictive since then. IF the Chinese people ever got a free election this corrupt lot and their families would all be in jail.

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The Tiananmen incident is.dark spot in China's history. With countries like the US and Japan constantly wishing ill on China, the people in power will have to move very carefully to face this period of history otherwise the lives of 1.4 billion people will be affected. Mr Lee Kuan Yew liken Xi Jinping to the Nelson Mandela of Asia. Hopefully he has the wisdom to guide China well and bring greater prosperity and peace to the Chinese despite US and Japan's wishes otherwise!

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Tiananmen Square massacre and the crackdown afterwards showed to the world the true nature of Communist and the people that support it.

To this day no one really knows how many young people were murdered by the thuggish actions taken by the Communist regime, but hopefully those victims will one day have justice.

One day, maybe soon this evil Communist regime will collapse and the people will at last have their say. One day the will of the few will not control the will of the many.

When that day does come and true freedom is handed to the people that day will be a bright spot for China. But, until that day does comes China is living in the darkness of corruption known as Communism.

Asian2014Jun. 04, 2014 - 02:55AM JST The Tiananmen incident is.dark spot in China's history. With countries like the US and Japan constantly wishing ill on China,

You're earning your pay today with this bit of propaganda.

Document Number 9 clearly shows that your Communist Party fears it's own people and will use whatever tactics it has to to keep it's grip around the throats of it's people.

Communist China is a dark spot on the long history of China.

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People here like to spew rubbish. I retired 8 years ago and continued to visit China because of my adopted grandchildren. Foreigners wish China ill, but I wish China well. You can hate the CCP for all you want. I only wish China well as I have seen the tremendous improvements in China in the past 2 decades. Democracies like those in Thailand and Philippines will break China into many parts. While foreigners love to see that happen, the Chinese like to keep their country strong and never be bullied by others again!

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Asian2014Jun. 04, 2014 - 11:42AM JST People here like to spew rubbish. I retired 8 years ago and continued to visit China because of my adopted grandchildren. Foreigners wish China ill, but I wish China well.

No one wishes ill of China, but everyone sees through the façade that the Communist who control China are playing. You may try and spin it as you wish, but Document Number 9 damns the Communist Party by their own words.

Communist China and China are not one in the same, they are as different as day and night.

If you want to see what Communism stands for and how it keeps the people living in fear all you need to do is look up the Chengguan police. Those thugs are just one way the Communist elites stay in power.

Again, no one is wishing any ill will to China, we are hoping that one day China will be rid of the minority Communist tyrants that have murdered so many to keep the people under their thumbs.

Very big difference.

China will never be a true Superpower until it rids itself of their Communist tyrants.

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Asia2014, you need to understand there is a difference between a country's citizens and a country's government. Most of us despise the CCP because it believes that the government should control the people. Where as most of us in democratic countries understand that the people should be in control of the government. Its not the citizens of China that we wish ill upon, but the government of the CCP that believes it can and should control multiple aspects of the citizens lives which quite frankly is impossible.

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So if CCP falls tomorrow, China will not break up and chaos will not follow? The people will continue to prosper and a thousand flowers will bloom? What idiocy! The US and Japan will love to see China break up into pieces, the military destroyed and the economy in disarray. You guys may be lovely people but the geopolitics is not that simple. Communism is not everybody's cup of tea. But it has worked well in China despite many setbacks. That is why China is so strong today and 1.4 billion people are well fed and we'll educated. Look at their infrastructure and their growing influence all over the world. If communism is that bad, China will not be what it is today. The US and Japan can have their own form of government, but don't force ideas onto others. China doesn't go round to these countries to force communism on them!

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Asian2014Jun. 04, 2014 - 01:55PM JST So if CCP falls tomorrow, China will not break up and chaos will not follow?

China will not fall into chaos, the Chinese people will do what the Chinese people have always done, adapt and change.

Asian2014Jun. 04, 2014 - 01:55PM JST The people will continue to prosper and a thousand flowers will bloom? What idiocy!

That is hype if you actually believe that the Communist Party of China is holding China together then you are lost in the propaganda. The CCP isn't holding China together, the CCP is holding China down.

The CCP is an anchor around the neck of the people. It thwarts ingenuity and advancement at every turn. The only reason that Chinese business' have to use espionage to get a leg up on it's competition is because the CCP has kept China in a dark age since it took power.

But luckily for China the Communist Party allowed prosperity to hammer a nail into their own coffin. The CCP feels threatened now and is lashing out at anyone it deems to be an enemy of it's survival.

The CCP is trying to close Pandora's Box, but once it is opened you can only hope it keep it at bay for a short while.

BTW, Pandora's Box for the CCP was prosperity and wealth. No longer are the elites the only ones who have hope of becoming rich, now anyone can as long as they try.

If you haven't been keeping up the CCP isn't what it used to be and party registration is at an all time low. People are restless and the CCP elites are worried.

Asian2014Jun. 04, 2014 - 01:55PM JST The US and Japan will love to see China break up into pieces, the military destroyed and the economy in disarray.

Too many hours listening to Communist propaganda causes all reality to fade away.

When the Communist Party is removed from power and the world won't allow China to fall into complete chaos. China is important the Communist party isn't. The world will be there to help China even though the Communist Party has been trying to claim that the world is out to destroy China.

China is an important partner in the world's economy, but the Communist Party isn't.

Asian2014Jun. 04, 2014 - 01:55PM JST You guys may be lovely people but the geopolitics is not that simple. Communism is not everybody's cup of tea. But it has worked well in China despite many setbacks.

It hasn't worked in China, I think the 70 Million plus victims of Communist ideology will agree with our thinking. While a handful of party elites will agree with you.

The Communist Party of China wants the people to believe that without them the Chinese people and China are nothing and that is the Communist Party's biggest mistake. Because, China and the Chinese people are a resilient people who have done many great things without the Communist Party and when the people actually realize that the Communist Party is holding them down, well that will be the end of the Communist Party of China.

Read Document Number 9 and you will read fear, loathing and more fear. The Communist party is an endangered species whose time is coming to an end and the Communist elites know it.

The Greatest threat to world peace is the Communist Party of China and not it's people.

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