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Post time 2009-11-29 09:07:04 |Display all floors

"our own people"


Moggie, I see little reason to believe you identify with American people

Additionally, it should be clear why Chinese immigrants are so successful, by and large, in other cultures

It reflects a number of attributes, quite common to immigrants

Hardy, self-sufficient, enterprising and adventurous

Typically highly successful and/or educated (at least, nowadays)

Usually the principal immigrant in the family has attributes that the Western nation desires and the immigrant has the wherewithal to meet the challenge

Is it any wonder, then, that the typical Chinese occidental immigrant has at least one greatly successful family member in the West?

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Post time 2009-11-29 10:27:03 |Display all floors
Originally posted by lebeast at 2009-11-29 09:07

Moggie, I see little reason to believe you identify with American people

In fact, you can often read my posts which refer to the Americans as "they" rather than "we".

But I don't argue your point. However, I am deeply connected historically and of course elements of the culture which crept into me since birth need some time to ooze out again. I am more connected to USA than any other country, so this really is the identifier I'm stuck with. Maybe I'm a disgruntled American, but I really don't have much other choice than to speak about them as "my people", "my country", etc. If they don't wanna be my country, they should stop taxing me and stop asserting authority over me.

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Post time 2009-11-29 10:30:24 |Display all floors


they should stop taxing you

Some will take umbrage, but I agree

Taxes are a scourge

This is one of the tenets of libertarianism, a philosophy which is maligned by some here

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Post time 2009-11-29 10:31:51 |Display all floors

the flipside is that you have to do things for yourself

in some ways, that is real freedom

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Post time 2009-11-29 11:35:06 |Display all floors
Originally posted by Dragon1949 at 2009-11-28 17:50

sounds tradition?u people don't have tradition

look at the machete

your ancestors, Mr Dragon

it seems nothing has changed

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Post time 2009-12-1 10:33:15 |Display all floors
Originally posted by Morgezuma at 2009-11-28 09:28
There are plenty of countries that require high-moral conduct from visitors and all countries limit foreigners rights (of course). Some countries don't allow a visiting female to dress in her  foreign style, some have outlawed marriage between foreigner and their citizens,  etc...

Wherever Anglos infest they infect!

Just look at Thailand, Philippines and elsewhere that Anglos infest and you will see exploitation, misery and suffering of the locals.

The last time China trusted Anglos it put our civilization back by hundred of years as they infected our country with opium.
the anglos are rsponsible for ...

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