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It is Politico-Blasphemy to Criticise China! By Paul Walker
This time round I am going to get on the winning side, and not have the next five decades of my life wrecked by being a loser. China has won, it is done and dusted, there is no fight left in Australians, if there ever was, and we should get down on our knees and beg China for our pitiful lives, like I do every night before sleeping! There, I have said it, I repent, forgive me! Can I now have a big wad of money please? My 30 + pieces of silver too, just like all of those academics, business folks and pollies got, and get?
Then, we have those few remaining pests, the die hards from a Bruce Willis movie, wanting the last dregs of Australia to resist the inevitableness of China, China, China:
“Liberal politicians Andrew Hastie and James Paterson have rejected Beijing's demand they "repent" for their criticism of the Chinese Communist Party.
• Andrew Hastie says he is "disappointed but not surprised" he has been banned from entering China
• Both he and James Paterson say they will not "repent" for their comments, despite calls from the Chinese embassy for them to do so
• Senator Paterson says he will not be repenting "on the instruction of any foreign power"
The West Australian MP and Victorian Senator were due to take part in a study tour to China next month. But when the tour operator called the Chinese embassy to arrange their visas, it was told the pair was "unwelcome at this time". Both politicians have been outspoken critics of China's authoritarian state, particularly its human rights record and alleged interference in Australia's political system. An embassy spokesperson said the Chinese people "do not welcome those who make unwarranted attacks" on their nation. "China will never yield to colonisation of ideas and values," the statement said. "As long as the people concerned genuinely repent and redress their mistakes, view China with objectivity and reason, respect China's system and mode of development chosen by the Chinese people, the door of dialogue and exchanges will always remain open." That offer was outright rejected by Mr Hastie, the chair of Parliament's joint intelligence and security committee. "Senator James Paterson and I will not repent, let me be very clear," he said. "We will not repent for standing up for Australian sovereignty, our values, our interests, and standing up for people who can't stand up for themselves."
Mr Hastie said he was "disappointed but not surprised" he was banned from the country. "They want a one-way conversation, and I believe very deeply in democracy, as does James, and we believe in the exchange of ideas, and that's what the whole trip was about, so they need to come to the party too." He said he remained open to a trip to the country next year. "I suspect unless I repent I won't be welcome, and there will be no repentance," he said. Mr Hastie's comments were echoed by Senator Paterson. "There won't be any repenting," he said. "I'm elected to represent the Australian people — their values, their concerns, their interests.
"I won't be repenting on the instruction of any foreign power." Australia's overall relations with China have deteriorated in recent years amid accusations China is meddling in domestic affairs. Canberra also fears China is seeking undue influence in the Pacific region. Labor frontbencher Stephen Jones told Sky News the situation was "unfortunate". "I personally don't believe that anything is going to be gained between our two countries if we just pull down the shutters," he said. "I think because of the mismanagement of this Government we've got relations with China at an all-time low."
For my blatant sycophancy, and obsequious flattery of the majestic entity, China, can I please have their place on the study tour, where I can eat high MSG food all day, and hopefully get type II diabetes from consuming mountains of special fried rice, where you can see the little green peas drowning in the fat? Lovely.
Oh, the lads are young and will hopefully learn that the way of Australia is to sell out; just ask the farmers selling of properties to China, the states giving away ports and the universities falling over each other to bring in infinity Chinese students. Why do we bother having a country at all? Why can’t we just sub-contract out, absolutely everything, including government, to China? Ask even American Renaissance magazine; they do everything better than us, and the West is thus an accident, I suppose. So, us ceasing to exist will only make life better for the rest of the universe, won’t it?