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2017-12-27 07:00 by Karl Denninger
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The Chinese: Liars In Trade AND Sanctions
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Tell me again why we don't toss our so-called "free trade" with China right here and now.....

According to South Korean government sources, the satellites have pictured large Chinese and North Korean ships illegally trading in oil in a part of the West Sea closer to China than South Korea.

The satellite pictures even show the names of the ships. A government source said, "We need to focus on the fact that the illicit trade started after a UN Security Council resolution in September drastically capped North Korea's imports of refined petroleum products."

Nothing moves in China without some sort of explicit government knowledge and consent.  The banks are all connected to the Central Committee in some form or fashion, and while corruption is endemic there anyone who believes that in a communist nation huge oil tankers are moving cargo around which has to be paid for somehow without the Chinese government knowing about it and deliberately turning a blind eye to it has rocks in their head.

Therefore Trump is either a 2-bit lying sack of crap pussy or he means what he says.  As a result we must either drop any pretense of China being an "honest" government (in which case all "free trade" must cease -- here and now) or it is clear that Trump and America at-large have no intention of doing anything with North Korea of import until and unless a warhead comes down on an American city.

If we as Americans allow China to "maintain" their "free trade" status in this environment we deserve to get nuked by the Norks.

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