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China is Bunch of Jerks, Ruins Thanksgiving for American Troops and Families

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Apparently it was to be Thanksgiving to remember, with thousands of American sailors set to meet their relatives in Hong Kong to share turkey and cranberry sauce shaped like a can-thousands of miles from home. Hundreds of sailors families had even arrived in Hong Kong, and there were their heroes cruising into the harbor with the Pacific Fleet. But alas, the stuffy leaders of the land that boasts being the worlds largest exporter of date-rape drug-laced toys said NO WAY! And thus, the fleet was turned away.

Then, once the fleet was under full steam away from the former British province, the Chinese felt bad about all those poor American famailies who flew all the way to Hong Kong (or maybe the sting of potential lost revenue for Hong Kong retailers), and did an about faces, saying they would let the troops come in for “humanitarian reasons.” 

Click here for more. The proper response if clear: an immediate embargo on Chinese imports!

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Written by John Riewe

November 22, 2007 at 5:40 pm