I started around National Day, which is the holiday they have in China to celebrate Mao Zedong riding into Beijing, brining victory to the Communists and defeat to the Nationalist’s led by Chang Kai-Shek.
The guy was a fucking nutcase!
Thank God Deng Xiaoping came along in the late 70s – after several exiles – to get that country in order. If it wasn’t for that man most of the people there would still be mucking in the fields.
You won’t hear that from a Chinese person however – they’re incredibly ignorant about their history, mainly because it’s not taught. (They do all have quite a bit of knowledge of propaganda, however).
Anyways, I am so damn happy to be out of that God-forsaken country. The noise, the pollution, the people everywhere! How did I put up with that shit for 5 years?
Many of you are just now experiencing your first National Day, seeing those red lanterns hanging from the street lights, and watching Chinese spend the week-long holiday the way they do best – with lots of high carbohydrate snacks and plenty of TV.
Hey, it’s National Day – as an American, there’s no better day to poke fun at China than on its big day. The country’s got tons of problems and right now is subverting the agreement they signed with Britain in 1997 that was supposed to last until 2047 – I have no respect for that country or the idiots in charge (that’s you Xi Jingping – you’re an idiot).
But what do I know? I mean, I’ve never poured millions of tons of pollution into the air, I’ve never dirtied countless thousands of my own rivers, I’ve never dammed rivers so untold numbers dry up, and I’ve never told my people what they can or can’t do with their minds or their bodies.
Transportation costs might be one reason so many businesses are moving back to the US, but most businessmen I talked to told me they were sick of dealing with the Chinese and their way of business.
Can the country just dry up and blow away? Yes, and it’s real estate bubble makes that clear. How long can a country last when most of its middle and upper-class have invested all of their savings into apartments in empty cities that no one wants? We’ll see, but I’d hate to be living there when that all comes tumbling down.
But again, what do I know? A better question might be, ‘what do you know?’ After all, you’re living there – is this BS, or does it smack of truth?