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TorgoX (1933)

TorgoX
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"Il est beau comme la retractilité des serres des oiseaux rapaces [...] et surtout, comme la rencontre fortuite sur une table de dissection d'une machine à coudre et d'un parapluie !" -- Lautréamont

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Sunday November 21, 2004
01:51 AM

"Darker"

[ #21936 ]
Dear Log,

«And Turner says there is also a 'darker' interpretation of US motives, in which the economics of the issue are less important than old-fashioned geopolitics. 'You really have to look at what the second Bush administration will stand for,' he says. 'And from a lot of things we read, it looks as though they see China as their biggest long-term threat: it's not al-Qaeda, it's the rise of another economic super-power with nuclear weapons. They're not going to allow China to continue growing at the expense of American manufacturers, it doesn't fit with the Bush doctrine.'»

--"Flying high - but will it float?": Its economy rampant, China could soon bow to global pressure and free its currency

Oh good, another billion people to demonize. I wonder what'll happen first: running out of oil, or running out of people to consider a menace.

Freedom is on the march!