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China State Media Blasts US Shutdown, Calls for a 'De-Americanized' World


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Robert
- 1500 days ago - behindthewall.nbcnews.com
With days to go before the United States debt default deadline, Beijing aired its frustrations with the shutdown Sunday, saying it was time to consider a "de-Americanized" world order.



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Dandelion G (367)
Monday October 14, 2013, 5:55 am
Other Countries tend to feel, if it affects it's own citizens so be it, they might view it as crazy or whatever they see it as, but when it begins to affect their Country and their lifestyles, then it's on a whole other level. I do feel that the way we were once viewed in the world is coming to an end. I never wanted to live during the time of the crash of the Roman Empire, but guess I won that lottery.

When I think back to how things were in the 60's and 70's, and then to the 80's onward, growing more crazy all the time. I just shake my head to think, although there were improvements to make in many areas in the 60's and 70's but the people were pushing for those changes. I knew we were walking in the correct direction to do these improvements, great hope was for the future......now this. It is more than sad it is darn right tragic to see and live through.
 

Jonathan Smithsonian (3)
Monday October 14, 2013, 6:20 am
noted
 

Michela M (3964)
Monday October 14, 2013, 9:09 am
noted
 

David C (186)
Monday October 14, 2013, 1:00 pm
I agree with a De-Americanized world, but China isn't a country I think anyone should follow blindly until they improve their record towards Tibet, the environment, and dissidents....
 

Kit B (276)
Monday October 14, 2013, 2:31 pm

Too late, the tea bags and their wealthy sponsors have already de-Ameircanized the United States.
This is an interesting paragraph and an intellectual of this level would barely get the time of day here. (From the article)
“If we are really rational, I cannot imagine why someone would dare to bear this kind of responsibility because any real default will have a huge impact not only on the U.S. and China, but on the global economy,” said Professor Zhao Longkai, a dean at the Guanghua School of Management at Beijing University. “It’s hard for us to imagine anyone can be that crazy to push the limit to that level.”
 
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