Citizen Tom

SANDOMINA comes at political problems from a distinctly different point of view. To Americans China is on the other side of the world. To someone from India, China is right next door. What is it like to have a powerful and dangerous world power right next door? That is something no American has ever known.

SANDOMINA has written a rather long but very interesting article that explains how China seeks to use its economic power to expand its world influence. Curiously, SANDOMINA thinks Milton Friedman helped China develop its strategy. You may recall that at one time people believed adopting Capitalism would make China more democratic. Not true, in retrospect, and we should have known better. Christianity made the United Kingdom and the United States egalitarian societies, not Capitalism.

An ancient Chinese stratagem advises military leaders: “Loot a burning house.” The trick is easy and self-explanatory — attack…

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