I have to admit the level of global chaos is so intense right now I find it hard to keep track of it, much less comment on it. Still, Doomer Doug, as he lurches towards raving lunacy, will keep up the good fight and at least try to sort out the various piles of fecal material into some sort of coherent mass. Yep, Doomer Doug really is one of those clowns sitting on a four-wheeler following the horses in a parade. My sole job here, and the things I do for my blog readers, is to shovel up the global fecal material, and then like the earthworm digest it into some form of compost. Of course, since 1998 I can claim to have been in equal parts ignored and been correct at the same time. Here in the final phase of the noble experiment called America, we can see the tidal wave of chaos about to smother us completely.
While it has been lost in the static, background noise of American life, we have seen the total reversal of the Monroe Doctrine, designed in the early 19th century by President Monroe, to keep the European powers out of South America and prevent the creation of more European colonies. Granted, the French took advantage of the American Civil War, 1861 to 1865, to seize Mexico with Maximilian. Still, up until the Chinese invasion of the last decade or so, South America has not had to deal with foreign invasions, or the creation of Imperial colonies in nearly 200 years.
The thing I find so personally repugnant about China is the way they have used their new status as a member of the WTO to become a more effective dictatorship at home, expand overseas, especially in South America and Africa; combine with the corporate fascists in both Europe and the United States in the destruction of the middle classes via “free trade.” Free Trade is neither free, much less helpful to anybody but the Communist Party plutocrats in China, and the corrupt duo of Western Politicians, and Western Corporate Whore leaders. The whole point of “free trade,” has never been to bring freedom, or economic benefits at all to the Chinese slave workers, or the Mexicans destroyed under the traitor Bill Clinton’s NAFTA treaty. Ross Perot proved inspired indeed with his prediction of the “vast sucking sound,” if the North American Free Trade Agreement was ratified. The Chinese are now using it to import “stuff” directly to Mexico, and then over the wide open US southern border. This way the Chinese don’t even have to make the pretense of trying to meet WTO requirements. They bypass US ports completely, levy high tariff fees on US exports to China; finally, have unleashed a very well thought out, well planned, and well executed cyber campaign against the USA. The Chinese have used their so-called “admission to the world stage,” going all the way back to Mao in 1972, to engage in cyber warfare, and economic warfare, as well as prepare for the long-planned war against the USA.
China now has full operational control of the Panama Canal. China has pretty much taken over, at least in the economic sphere Peru, Bolivia, Venezuela and Ecuador in South America. Multiple other South American countries are deeply influenced by Chinese investment at truly astounding levels. I mean, my blog readers, what do you think the fascist, throw people in jail, execute them, and then sell the body parts, has been doing with the hundreds of billions in trade surplus with the USA? The Chinese had a $300 BILLION trade surplus with the USA last year. They have not spent it on buying US exports; they have not spent it on treating their own people better, nor have they spent it dealing with the pollution and corruption now overwhelming China. They have spent it buying up the rest of the world, and upgrading their military into one of the finest in the world.
If you think I am being somewhat alarmist, then read this link.