What will the Obama Administration do? Are we, or are we becoming, so indebted to China that she has as much power over the United States Government as it has over our states?

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In September 2005, blind  lawyer, Chen Guangcheng, is arrested by the Chinese government. His alleged crime is helping to mount a legal challenge over policies designed to force Chinese women into abortions in conformity with the country’s ‘one-child’ policy. In August 2006, Chen is sentenced to four years imprisonment on charges of ‘intentional destruction of property’ and ‘gathering crowds to obstruct traffic’. The crowds gathered to rejoice in the courageous actions of a human rights hero in a country whose government is bereft of all morality.

In January 2007, following international protests and a review of his case, his sentence is upheld.  In September 2010, Chen is released from prison but held at home without charges and monitored by government-paid thugs. In November 2011, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ‘whispers’ that the United States is ‘alarmed’ by Chen’s continued house arrest. In December 2011, actor Christian Bale attempts to visit Chen, and is badly beaten and turned…

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About danmillerinpanama

I was graduated from Yale University in 1963 with a B.A. in economics and from the University of Virginia School of law, where I was the notes editor of the Virginia Law Review in 1966. Following four years of active duty with the Army JAG Corps, with two tours in Korea, I entered private practice in Washington, D.C. specializing in communications law. I retired in 1996 to sail with my wife, Jeanie, on our sailboat Namaste to and in the Caribbean. In 2002, we settled in the Republic of Panama and live in a very rural area up in the mountains. I have contributed to Pajamas Media and Pajamas Tatler. In addition to my own blog, Dan Miller in Panama, I an an editor of Warsclerotic and contribute to China Daily Mail when I have something to write about North Korea.
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