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Archive for September 12th, 2010

Photo 8 Chinese One Scooter

Posted by w_thames_the_d on September 12, 2010


Found it online, have shown before, but worth revisiting this one. Where else but China…


china-motorcycle-8-people-02


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Photo of Fake KFC in China

Posted by w_thames_the_d on September 12, 2010


This is a fake KFC, but its China so what can you do…
The Chinese have changed this to KFG but in reality, per the law, it is illegal to use a likeness of a product or brand etc, that can potentially confuse the customer. To me this foots the bill for that, but again its China.
Also the Chinese characters 啃他鸡 mean ‘nibble his chicken’ which obviously has sexual undertones.
KFG Chicken? 啃他鸡

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3 Chinese Set Themselves on Fire to Protest Having Their Homes Taken Away

Posted by w_thames_the_d on September 12, 2010


China is a trip and like a soap opera. 60 years ago , or a little less, the chicoms took all the land from the rich and said it now belonged to the ‘people’ or state. Funny thing is that now, that same government is selling that land once more and becoming rich. Yeah, all of those Chinese millionaires and billionaires are nothing more than a part of the chicom cadre who, because they are chicoms are able to buy land that was basically stolen a half a century ago, at reduced prices.
The process is this: the chicoms offer to sell the land that belongs to ‘Chinese Peasants'(this is the official term for Chinese villagers), but first need the majority of the peasants to agree. If the ‘peasants’ do not agree, then the chicoms supposedly cannot take the land and sell it to developers. But, this being China and cash being king, the chicoms do not always obey this and thus sometimes they allow the ‘forcible eviction’ of those peasants who own the land. The protest involves one such dispute apparently.

excerpt:
“BEIJING – Three people remain in serious condition at a hospital in East China’s Jiangxi province after allegedly setting themselves on fire to protest being forcibly evicted from their house last Friday.

Luo Zhifeng, 59, her daughter Zhong Ruqin, 31, and family friend Ye Zhongcheng, 79, set themselves alight on Friday morning after quarreling with a relocation team of 40, including local officials and police of Fenggang town, Yihuang county, Xiaoxiang Morning Herald reported on Sunday.”

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A Rant I Found Online About the Chinese Military

Posted by w_thames_the_d on September 12, 2010


A little on the Chinese military, I got this from a post online. The post was about China and how strong their military supposedly is.

excerpt:
” China has no aircraft carriers which are a key to war. Experience is also a key to war and China has little if any. They spent the 50’s starving from the great leap forward (20 million died), the 60’s to mid 70’s being killed in the cultural revolution (4-7 million died), and have not been engaged in a real war for a long time (they even lost more men in the Korean conflict than the US did). In fact, the only reason that the chicoms (communists ) are in power in China is because their rag tag red army only took power because the competition was weary from kicking out the Japanese.

You guys all talk about the Chinese military power, from where do you obtain your information? It is easy to parade in front of Tian.en.man in tanks, but getting out and getting the job done are another thing entirely. When has China been successful in invading or attacking other countries? Was it about 400 to 500 years ago? The Chinese stay busy killing each other (this differs from the Japanese who actually are very successful at waging war and practically owned all of eastern China before the end of WW2.)
Lastly, a final thought. If these guys cannot even produce milk, shampoo, dry wall, cars, houses etc. that are worth a crap, then just how good do you think their military hardware is? ( I am an American who lives here and am no expert in the military, but have a little bit of common sense). Come live here for a while and all of your fears will diminish greatly.

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Huawei China’s Dream Come True- Helping to Hack America Into Submission?

Posted by w_thames_the_d on September 12, 2010


Huawei is a Chinese company that sells routers and such, it is in competition with Cisco and Juniper. Itt was started by a former Chinese Red Army Soldier. That is enough to tell you what kind of company it is, and if that is not then think about it. China is so nationalistic and neurotic that they fell the world is out to conquer them, in order to fight this off, they have been spending more on their military and networking systems.
Enter Huawei , a Chinese leader in networking systems. The Indians would not do deals with them as the Chinese and the leader of Huawei are too secretive. After all , the company is privately held and thus must not disclose all of its sales, (supposedly it sells to Iraq and Afghanistan) but you can be sure that if the guy who started it is a red and a communist, then the chicoms must surely be in good with him. And if this is true, and Huawei sells products upon which information is passed, then it is no stretch to imagine that information being passed up to big brother on an as needed basis.
The scary thing is that Huawei is bidding for business in America and going all out. Why wouldnt they, they perceive us to be their second biggest threat, adn them providing the information backbone to the US would be very beneficial to the reds…
Here is an excerpt from a report on what China is doing with cyber espionage. ( I hope that if you can you will research Huawei and make sure you let your congress people know how you feel about them selling us their products….

excerpt from Northrup Grumman
:The Chinese military, using increasingly networked
forces capable of communicating across service arms and among all echelons of
command, is pushing beyond its traditional missions focused on Taiwan and toward a
more regional defense posture. This modernization effort, known as
informationization, is guided by the doctrine of fighting “Local War Under
Informationized Conditions,” which refers to the PLA’s ongoing effort to develop a
fully networked architecture capable of coordinating military operations on land, in air,
at sea, in space and across the electromagnetic spectrum.
This doctrinal focus is providing the impetus for the development of an advanced IW
capability, the stated goal of which is to establish control of an adversary’s
information flow and maintain dominance in the battlespace. Increasingly, Chinese
military strategists have come to view information dominance as the precursor for
overall success in a conflict. The growing importance of IW to China’s People’s
Liberation Army (PLA) is also driving it to develop more comprehensive computer
network exploitation (CNE) techniques to support strategic intelligence collection
objectives and to lay the foundation for success in potential future conflicts.”
excerpted from- -Capability of the People’s Republic of China to
Conduct Cyber Warfare and Computer Network
Exploitation

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Chinese 4 to 1

Posted by w_thames_the_d on September 12, 2010


China has the one child policy which is pretty shitty. It is unfair to the kids who are smother mothered and is actually causing mental problems among those who are raised as such. Another odd phenomenon is to watch the Chinese and this one little emperor in their natural habitat as it were.
Imagine the scene, you are basking in the beautiful Beijing smog taking a nice little walk and what do you see? If you were in the west maybe you would see a mother a father, a dog and 2.3 children, which is about the norm.
In China this is not true. In China, what you typically see is one spoiled little maladjusted one child policy brat, surrounded by two septuagenarians who learned how to be parents during China’s revolutionary war which lead to communism, enough on that and ponder what skill sets they bring to the table. In addition to this, you have two rail thin neurotic parents who realize that this little bundle of DNA is their only shot at retirement, as China’s social security makes that of the USA look like a treasure trove. So it is incumbent upon the kid to provide for these people when he gets older. But, this kid must not only give cash to his parents, but also his grandparents, thus the 4 to 1 moniker in China.
So, the kid gets spoiled by the old hens and crows, as the mothers and fathers nervously look on, all in the hopes that this little urchin will not grow up to be a bum, but will be able to add, subtract and speak English well enough to get a job, any job, so that the four elders who have been taking care of him do not have to dine on cat food when they get older. All of that pressure on the kids almost makes you feel sorry for them, but then again I have been here a while and since the 80’s the quality of kids that China is putting out deserves all they get…. oooooooh but I am just kidding no one deserves that kind of pressure, unless it is those people born after the 90’s in China.

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Rumble in the Jungle- Chinamen On the Subway Photo

Posted by w_thames_the_d on September 12, 2010


Line one at fuchingmen- streams of Chinese bumping, scratching and clawing to get to work.

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Photo of the Modern Day Chinese Long March

Posted by w_thames_the_d on September 12, 2010


China’s Long March to Work. Exiting the Xi Er Qi subway station…

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Another Crazy Chinese Guy Stabs 8 Killing 1 in a Chinese Train

Posted by w_thames_the_d on September 12, 2010


What is up with Chinese and killing people with butcher  knives? Lately there seems to be a rash of such behavior, I think they need to change the Chinese zodiac and call this the year of the Ginsu…

check the stellar reporting by the suckfest they call the chinadaily. In the end they make a great diagnosis about the attackers mental health calling him a psychopath who had an onset of lunacy, yeah thanks Chinadaily. Also, in another laugher, they wondered how the knife passed train security. In train stations there is no security, there are checkpoints but they suck, so it is no wonder the guy made it through.

 

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I shouldn’t Bitch About My Haircut, Look at This Chinese Woman, Its So Bad She’s Suing

Posted by w_thames_the_d on September 12, 2010


Here is a story from China. The lady below is pissed and going to sue her hairstylist for her new haircut(photo from a Chinese website). After all of my and my friends shitty Chinese haircut experiences, I guess I shouldnt bitch or we could look like this woman, actually I kind of do.
Anyway, the story is that this lady went to get her hair cut and the guy who did it was supposedly very knowledgeable about fashion and such. The guy took to her hair with scissors and you cant see it below, but basically butchered her hair. She complained and he said its the latest in fashion and she should be happy. The lady told him to give her the shears and she’d show him fashion in his brown eye….
(the picture is a little messed up, but I guess the guy made her look like Iggy Pop or something, as in her hair was not evenly cut)
Oh yeah, I forgot to tell you , the lady is a professional, so I guess she thinks this hair does not give the right image to a woman of her status….

头发剪成非主流
头发剪成非主流

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