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Why China is buying up the US

From pork to theaters to oil and gas, Chinese companies are snapping up U.S. assets, rekindling Americans' economic insecurities. Here's a look at some recent deals -- and some that failed.

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Jun 18, 2013 7:56PM
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no more smithfield products for me...
Jun 18, 2013 7:58PM
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Our country just keeps getting weaker and weaker.  Pretty soon the united States is not going to be the United States.  China is going to have full control of us.
Jun 18, 2013 7:56PM
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wont be visiting an AMC theater either...
Jun 18, 2013 8:34PM
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Washington and the corporations are selling out Americans and we let it happen. No wonder we are becoming a second rate nation.

Jun 18, 2013 7:57PM
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When you have an idiot congress that keeps borrowing money from them that we cannot repay, what do you expect. It's quite simple folks:

 

You are in hock to your debtor

You cannot pay

They file for your assets

You trade assets for debt

 

These are just the forerunners getting a grubstake early in the game.

 

How do you say, "we're screwed" in Chinese?

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China's plan is to take over and surpass the U.S.
Jun 18, 2013 8:42PM
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in mexico u cant buy land if you are not a Mexican citizen .....the United States lets anyone buy land !!!

Jun 18, 2013 8:16PM
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I stopped going to AMC after Chinese folks took over. Thanks for the list, won't bother buying the rest of the chinese crap too. Let the Chinese and our politicians learn what we, The American citizens (not the congressmen) prefer.
Jun 18, 2013 9:56PM
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Former Soviet Premier Nikita Khruschev once said (about the US) that we would sell the rope with which we would hang ourselves.  It appears he was right.
Jun 18, 2013 8:22PM
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It should be stopped now but no these greedy S.O.B would sell their mother for a dollar let them buy up the coal and the oil and gas the farms and guess where the food goes just how dumb can people be.
Jun 18, 2013 8:35PM
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3 big benefits versus 100 other issues including less influential global decision making. Just because we are getting more money from this doesn't make our nation stronger
Jun 18, 2013 9:43PM
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Wake up America .....we are at WAR with these guys ....militarily, politically, economically and resource wise .... their companies are mostly crooked and many owned by military and politico's, they manipulate their currency. they are building a new "Panama Canal thru Nicaragua, buying up all natural

resources, stealing technology, malware in our grid,  they just don't play by our rules and don't care

 

Our greedy capitalists will sell their souls to make a buck ....... this will be the downfall of the Country

 

RIP America if allowed to continue. 

Jun 18, 2013 8:13PM
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They bought our coke at wholesale, cut it  x100, kept half for themselves, and sold it back to us x100 retail.  Unfortunately our addicted friends in congress bought it all.
Jun 18, 2013 8:01PM
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I said this when the Japanese were buying up America and I say it now, for every US asset sold to China, there is some American selling it to them. Just like with the Japanese, this will also come to a head and then wither.
Jun 18, 2013 8:06PM
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We give them our labor for pennies on the dollar and they buy the rest for pennies on the dollar.  What does that make the dollar worth.  The prophecy is coming true.  The Eastern worlds goal was to make the dollar worthless.  I say mission almost accomplished.  I am so happy with the leaders of our country, and as Nick Nailor said, "our endless appeal system"  is why our country is the best country.  Sorry Joey, we don't have a country anymore. 

Jun 18, 2013 7:41PM
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If they had bought up Unocal we`ld really see gas prices go up.They might have kept the

oil for themselves.

Jun 18, 2013 8:06PM
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Blame Nixon.He let them in the UN.They gave him drinks and we got screwed ever since.
Jun 18, 2013 11:55PM
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In my opinion, NO foreign countries should own ANYTHING in America. Nor should ANYBODY be here illegally. 
Jun 18, 2013 8:05PM
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Which races have the most families that have been on welfare for multiple generations?  These people are referred to as "negatives" and they are depriving the USA of greatness.  You people should, in the very least, feel ashamed of yourselves, but alas, I know you do not.
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