Currency manipulation–to whose advantage?

Dan suggests “getting tough” on China for its currency manipulation that presumably harms American manufacturing: When the Chinese currency—the yuan—is undervalued against the dollar, it makes Chinese goods cheaper when they enter the United States, thereby undercutting American-based competition. It was U.S. manufacturers who sought to have China branded a manipulator and it’s t... More

Give This Woman A Medal.

Seriously. Lou Xiaoying, an 88-year-old Chinese woman is credited with saving the lives of 30children she found in dumpsters over the past forty years. Her work as a rubbish collector put her in the right place at the right time. Her generosity should inspire us all. But this story should also be used to highlight the atrocity of forced abortion in China, a story that seems to be gaining traction... More
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Presidential Candidates Ratchet Up Empty Rhetoric On China

China and other foreign creditors own a rising share of U.S. debt China has become a bipartisan target over the last couple weeks on the presidential campaign trail. Both President Obama and Candidate Romney have ratcheted up the rhetoric in vowing to get tough on the Middle Kingdom. But while there’s plenty of good reasons for such a policy, neither the president nor the challenger, have put fo... More

China’s Daughters and Ours

On September 22 in Washington, D.C., pro-life/human-rights stalwart Chris Smith, Republican representative from New Jersey, chaired a hearing on China’s brutal one-child policy. During that hearing Chai Ling, president of All Girls Allowed, delivered jarring testimony about just how dehumanizing a culture of abortion is. Chai, former student leader in the Tiananmen Square democracy protests of 1... More

Biden Goes to China

My last two articles here at CatholicVote were on Vice President Joe Biden and China’s one-child policy. That’s incredibly ironic. I could never have imagined that my next piece would be forced to cover Biden’s comments in China regarding the one-child policy. And how especially ironic that the first article discussed reports that Biden had referred to Tea Party members as “terrorists.” ... More

Perry and Romney slam Biden’s remark on China’s one-child policy

Republican presidential candidates Rick Perry and Mitt Romney both attacked Vice President Biden over his comments on China’s one-child policy that in brutally enforced by coercive abortions. Mitt Romney: “Instead of condoning the policy, Vice President Biden should have condemned it in the strongest possible terms,” Mr. Romney’s statement read. “There can be no defense of a governme... More
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I Can See China from Iowa

Pia, when I was writing this, I was afraid our vice president might do something over in China to make it even timelier. But I was hoping I would be wrong! I feel safe in saying that Michigan Republican Thad McCotter, who is Catholic, will not be the next president of the United States, but after hearing him talk about China during the recent Ames Straw Poll, I am grateful for his candidacy. He sp... More

Newsflash: One-Child Policy a Boon for Chinese Girls! — The AP’s China Dupes

If there’s one positive to squeeze from communist China’s long-repressive, downright pernicious one-child policy, it’s this: It has prompted even radical feminists to rethink the consequences of their deadly “pro-choice” philosophy. The policy evolved in the late 1970s and early 1980s, ironically under the Deng Xiao Ping government that was a vast improvement from the nearly 30-year reig... More

Sick: China’s New Lucrative Business is Dead Babies Sold As Stamina Booster Pills

[UPDATE - many folks are doubting the veracity of this story. I hope they're completely right, and agree with them that the proof for this is shaky. If anyone finds evidence supporting or debunking the claims made by the IBTimes below, please let me know!] Stomach this story … if you can: A South Korean SBS TV documentary team accuses Chinese pharmaceutical companies of selling dead baby pil... More
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Your Moment of Zen

If a Speaker of the House of Representatives can be a thorn in the side to Communist China, this one sure is trying. Today, John Boehner met with Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun, the retired archbishop of Hong Kong. After which, he released the following statement: “I was deeply honored to welcome Cardinal Zen to the Capitol today.  During our meeting, I thanked His Eminence for his courage and fo... More
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