Oh, come on--the Chinese "understanding" of capitalism is just as warped as the Soviets like Putin and, like Putin, you're operating on theory without proof of the theory, and it's not like nobody's paying attention to what a sinkhole N. Korea is to you. Yeah, Japan is the main drag on the signing of the TPP, but you might consider yourself helpful to Japan when all your belligerence makes the signing of the TPP by Japan something of a more urgent matter that it would be without your crap in the South China Sea.
Never mind the U.S.A. being the leader in herding various nations into signing the thing--considering the number of both Chinese and Japanese in Peru, you're basically appointing Peru as leader who'll ride herd on your sorry ass...and Japan's. You're either in or you're out, and you're working overtime to count yourself out, and I don't see you making friends with Putin, either.
Tuesday TPP UPDATE: Just in via NHK Newsline--Japan's ready to sign on to TPP, so it looks like it's going to drop its tariff sticking point. NICE GOING, CHINA, AND THANK YOU.
And now for the Facebook good stuff....
|I'm lookin' at you, Tipa.|
|...also known in Claraspeak as die, die trying, or give it all you've got.|
Speaking of China, the following mentions corporations but should mention China as a corporation...
|Hey Bob McDonnell...not that I'm an expert on this rotten institution, but this is true of all other partnerships including business partnerships, I gotta say. Todo o nada.|
As for the kids--they're basically priced out of the market, so to speak; it'll be the youngsters who are ill-educated that will get caught pregnant without visible means of support. Our wonderful capitalist system makes weddings and kids too pricey, and people who know that won't have any. Well, not on purpose.
|BOY I am SOOOOO ready for Halloween.|