Monday, January 30, 2023

China’s Top Nuclear-Weapons Lab Used American Computer Chips Decades After Ban - WSJ

According to procurement documents, the state-run China Academy of Engineering and Physics (CAEP) obtained U.S.-made semiconductors on the open market despite being placed on an export blacklist in 1997. Nuclear experts said that CAEP research could be applied to maintaining nuclear stockpiles. Former Department of Commerce official Kevin Wolf, now an international trade lawyer, said the export restrictions are very difficult to enforce

China coast guard drives away Japanese vessels from disputed waters in the East China Sea

The Senkaku Islands are recognized as Japanese territory; however, China claims them as its own Diaoyu Islands. This bold move by China is an example of why Japan is rapidly rearming itself ahead of what it sees as a Chinese move not only on the Senkaku islands but the Ryukyu islands to the northeast.

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Youngkin Says Ford Has ‘Trojan Horse’ Relationship With China Battery Maker - Bloomberg

I'm astounded that any American company still goes to China for any business deal. Is the Fed Govt not giving them security briefings? Do they not know how many billions China has stolen through industrial espionage? it's insane!

Sunday, April 3, 2022

Another American big business (sports, that's all it is) in bed with China. Disgusting.

Monday, June 14, 2021

How to Kill Bark Scale (from China) on Crape Myrtles

There are countless examples of pest plants and insects and other animals that have been brought to this country from China - all via shipping of goods in containers.  When taken out of their natural habitat, with natural predators, it can be devastating.  A good question was asked by a friend - what have we shipped to them that has decimated some plant or crop of theirs?

"Bark scale originates from China and was brought to the U.S. in 2010. A&M has identified this pest as Eriococcus lagerstroemiae, and suspects that it was brought into the U.S. on a crape myrtle plant."

Sunday, January 24, 2021

Chinese ties to American media

"Despite the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) record of oppression, corporate media outlets are parroting the authoritarian government's propaganda, even in the midst of an outbreak the CCP worsened through a cover-up. Many of those media outlets have financial ties to Chinese companies with intense oversight from the CCP."