Year after year and month after month we hear of imported goods and food scandals proving to be fatal to Americans. Dried apples preserved with a cancer-causing chemical. Frozen catfish laden with banned antibiotics. Scallops and sardines coated with putrefying bacteria. Mushrooms laced with illegal pesticides. These are just a few problems out of millions with imports coming into the United States borders. This doesn’t include the thousands of shipments of tainted Chinese dietary supplements, toxic cosmetics, and fake medicines. It seems as if year after year the scandals go on, sending our fellow Americans to the hospital ill, if not near death. Just looking back a couple of years we have found:
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Though the United States spends more on the military than any other nation on Earth, and indeed almost as much as the rest of the world combined, there is a new emerging superpower. China’s armed forces are getting beefed up at a rapid pace, and some are wondering if this will bring it into conflict with the United States in the near future. The question raised is how is a nation whose workers earn a mere $4 per hour becoming a rival to the strongest military in human history?
The United States is facing an economic disaster only a few nations have ever experienced. A silent economic war has been declared on America, a war that has destroyed a major part of our economy. Most Americans are unaware of this war. We have opened our shores and our markets with “free trade,” a proven disaster in the modern international economy.
In a study carried out by Pew Charitable Trusts, it was discovered that, in 2012, China became the world leader in clean energy investment. The United States saw a decline in clean energy investments and technologies that same year. But think about it, how is China not going to grow and advance when all of our dollars are leaving our banks and going to China due to the massive trade deficit?