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Chinese Company that Makes Forehead
Thermometers ‘Jokes’ About Making Faulty
Product for Sale in US in Order
to Spread Disease

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Posted By: Imright, 3/29/2020 10:42:28 AM

The owner of a Chinese factory in an online group chat suggested intentionally calibrating forehead thermometers shipped to the United States a few degrees cooler than what the actual temperature is. That way Americans who are sick will not register as having a fever and will then spread the coronavirus. Writer Jennifer Zeng posted this thread on Twitter. Zhang Xuandong, owner of Haofeng Electronic Technology Co. in Dongguan, #Guangdong Province in #China, says in a chat group of orehead thermometer producers which has 178 members, “Produce some fake products and sell them to the US.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: padiva 3/29/2020 10:45:23 AM (No. 361646)
Yep, how many Americans will have no desire to buy anything made in China?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Toledo 3/29/2020 10:45:31 AM (No. 361647)
This will guarantee no one will buy anything from China
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Ribicon 3/29/2020 10:53:08 AM (No. 361658)
The USA was intentionally deindustrialized under the Bushes, the Clintons, and Obama, to the point where "made in China" is often the only source for certain items. I fought the good fight for some 30 years, but too many others opted for the "cheap."
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Knotwyrkin 3/29/2020 10:53:21 AM (No. 361659)
Personally, it was the melamine wood paneling shredded in dog food that did it for me. Always willing to pay more for goods made in the US. Just bought some nice bed sheets made of US Cotton woven in the US. I sleep better. Hopefully I will have increased choices in the future.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: reefdiver 3/29/2020 11:05:10 AM (No. 361678)
This "made in china" covid-19 pandemic shows that "cheap" sometimes has a very high cost. We need to bring back manufacturing jobs to the USA NOW! Pricing can be addressed with innovation and American ingenuity.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: bad-hair 3/29/2020 11:20:01 AM (No. 361701)
Foot meet shot Yes Haofong Tech etc. You are right about one thing further down in the article. FTA … After one member sends three laughing emojis, Zhang continues to say, “Isn’t that a great idea? Without using one single solider, we make money, as well as make peace for the world.” Another member says No, we don’t want to make money from Americans. Let them help and rely on themselves. All 178 of your little members are about to find out that Americans are VERY GOOD at relying on themselves. Sell your Effing thermometers to Belgium.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: jalo1951 3/29/2020 11:30:11 AM (No. 361714)
Time to keep "made in China" products in China. Build factories, hire Americans, sell in America. I will pay more.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: FormerDem 3/29/2020 11:37:25 AM (No. 361729)
Well, Americans are also making stupid jokes about China, and usually do not mean it. ... I am so happy with China right now because they are the ones who suggested chloroquine, and told us it was working. And Raoult of France quickly tried it, first and best analysis, and Trump has publicized it as only he can, and Germany has sent three million pills because it is best if used early in an infection. What an incredible joint effort. Against them of course are Whitmer, the NYT, and the Democrats. Not part of the amazing unprecedented all-world harmony tour. The enemy, actually.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Highvoltage 3/29/2020 11:48:38 AM (No. 361755)
Xi is going down? We can hope.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Namma 3/29/2020 11:55:42 AM (No. 361774)
BTW... mr.bloomberg will never print a disparaging or an unfavorable word in his publication against china. He makes lots and lots of money off china
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Reply 11 - Posted by: cor-vet 3/29/2020 11:57:16 AM (No. 361781)
I always wondered why my temperature was a little low with the forehead thermometer, so I took my temp the old fashioned way, under the lounge, and it turned out it was a identical. Of course, the forehead thermometer was purchased many years ago. But, no more 'made in China' for my family.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: bad-hair 3/29/2020 11:58:25 AM (No. 361785)
If I see Made in China I will do without it and work around. Hey Wal-Mart if I set foot in one of your stores it will be for some walking around exercise because it's raining outside. I notice that with a lot of small and smaller businesses up and helping out I have not heard word one out of Wally World.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: DVC 3/29/2020 12:09:13 PM (No. 361805)
Not a joke. China is evil.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: bpl40 3/29/2020 12:44:20 PM (No. 361880)
The Democrats just found the perfect replacement for Dementia Joe.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: JL80863 3/29/2020 12:50:47 PM (No. 361891)
Exactly #11. Time to begin the "boycott and condemn China now" movement. More and more I am convinced the Chinese government released the virus deliberately. They had a huge loss of face after the last major trade agreement. Yes, it cost Chinese lives but what do they care. They killed 13 million during the "great leap forward".
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Reply 16 - Posted by: chase9365 3/29/2020 12:51:31 PM (No. 361893)
THIS IS A PARTIAL LIST. DO WE MAKE ANYTHING IN THE USA/ TIME TO BRING IT HOME. AT&T Abercrombe & Fitch Abbott Laboratories Acer Electronics Ademco Security Adidas ADI Security AGI- American Gem Institute AIG Financial Agrilink Foods, Inc. (ProFac) Allergan Laboratories American Eagle Outfitters American Standard American Tourister Ames Tools Amphenol Corporation Amway Corporation Analog Devices, Inc. Apple Computer Armani Armour Meats Ashland Chemical Ashley Furniture Associated Grocers Audi Motors AudioVox AutoZone, Inc. Avon Banana Republic Bausch & Lomb, Inc. Baxter International Bed, Bath & Beyond Belkin Electronics Best Buy Best Foods Big 5 Sporting Goods Black & Decker Body Shop Borden Foods Briggs & Stratton Calrad Electric Campbell 's Soup Canon Electronics Carole Cable Casio Instrument Caterpillar, Inc. CBC America CCTV Outlet Checker Auto CitiCorp Cisco Systems Chiquita Brands International Claire's Boutique Cobra Electronics Coby Electronics Coca Cola Foods Colgate-Palmolive Colorado Spectrum ConAgra Foods Cooper Tire Corning, Inc. Coleman Sporting Goods Compaq Crabtree & Evelyn Cracker Barrel Stores Craftsman Tools (see Sears) Cummins, Inc. Dannon Foods Dell Computer Del Monte Foods Dewalt Tools DHL Dial Corporation Diebold, Inc. Dillard's, Inc. Dodge-Phelps Dole Foods Dollar Tree Stores, Inc. Dow-Corning Eastman Kodak EchoStar Eclipse CCTV Edge Electronics Group Electric Vehicles USA, Inc. Eli Lilly Company Emerson Electric Enfamil Estee Lauder Eveready Family Dollar Stores FedEx Fisher Scientific Ford Motors Fossil Frito Lay Furniture Brands International GAP Stores Gateway Computer GE, General Electric General Foods International General Mills General Motors Gentek Gerber Foods Gillette Company Goodrich Company Goodyear Tire Google Gucci Guess? Haagen-Dazs Harley Davidson Hasbro Company Heinz Foods Hershey Foods Hitachi Hoffman-LaRoche Holt's Automotive Products Hormel Foods Home Depot Honda Motor Hoover Vacuum HP Computer Honda Honeywell Hubbell Inc. Huggies Hunts-Wesson Foods ICON Office Solutions IBM Ikea Intel Corporation J.C. Penny's J.M. Smucker Company John Deere Johnson Control Johnson & Johnson Johnstone Supply JVC Electronics KB Home Keebler Foods Kenwood Audio KFC, Kentucky Fried Chicken Kimberly Clark Knorr Foods K-Mart Kohler Kohl's Corporation Kraft Foods Kragen Auto Land's End Lee Kum Kee Foods Lexmark LG Electronics Lipton Foods L.L. Bean, Inc. Logitech Libby's Foods Linen & Things Lipo Chemicals, Inc. Lowe's Hardware Lucent Technologies Lufkin Mars Candy Martha Stewart Products Mattel McCormick Foods McDonald's McKesson Corporation Megellan GPS Memorex Merck & Company Michael's Stores Mitsubishi Electronics Mitsubishi Motors Mobile Oil Molex Motorola Motts Applesauce Multifoods Corporation Nabisco Foods National Semiconductor Nescafe Nestles Foods Nextar Nike Nikon Nivea Cosmetics Nokia Electronics Northrop Grumman Corporation NuSkin International Nutrilite (see Amway) Nvidia Corporation (G-Force) Office Depot Olin Corporation Old Navy Olympus Electronics Orion-Knight Electronics Pacific Sunwear, Inc. Pamper's Panasonic Pan Pacific Electronics Panvise Papa Johns Payless Shoesource Pelco Pentax Optics Pep Boy's Pepsico International PetsMart Petco Pfizer, Inc. Philips Electronics Phillip Morris Companies Pier 1 Imports Pierre Cardin Pillsbury Company Pioneer Electronics Pitney Bowes, Inc. Pizza Hut Plantronics PlaySchool Toys Polaris Industries Polaroid Polo (see Ralph Loren) Post Cereals Price-Pfister Pringles Praxair Proctor & Gamble PSS World Medical Pyle Audio Qualcomm Quest One Radio Shack Ralph Loren RCA Reebok International Reynolds Aluminum Revlon Rohm & Hass Company Samsonite Samsung Sanyo Shell Oil Schwinn Bike Sears-Craftsman Seven-Eleven (7-11) Sharp Electronics Sherwin-Williams Shure Electronics Sony Speco Technologies/Pro Video Shopko Stores Skechers Footwear SmartHome Smucker's (see J.M. Smucker's) Solar Power, Inc. Spencer Gifts Stanley Tools Staple's Starbucks Corporation Steelcase, Inc. STP Oil Sunkist Growers SunMaid Raisins Sunglass Hut Sunkist Subway Sandwiches Switchcraft Electronics SYSCO Foods Sylvania Electric 3-M Tai Pan Trading Company Tamron Optics Target TDK Tektronix, Inc Texas Instruments Timex Timken Bearing TNT Tommy Hilfiger Toro Toshiba Tower Automotive Toyota Toy's R Us, Inc. Trader Joe's Tripp-lite True Value Hardware Tupper Ware Tyson Foods Uniden Electronics UPS Valspar Corporation Victoria 's Secret Vizio Electronics Volkswagen VTech Walgreen Company Walt Disney Company Walmart WD-40 Corporation Weller Electric Company Western Digital Westinghouse Electric Weyerhaeuser Company Whirlpool Corporation Wilson Sporting Goods Wrigley WW Grainger, Inc. Wyeth Laboratories X-10 Xelite Xerox Yahoo Yamaha Yoplait Foods Yum Brands Zale Corporation
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Reply 17 - Posted by: JL80863 3/29/2020 12:52:12 PM (No. 361895)
I meant #1.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: bighambone 3/29/2020 1:13:45 PM (No. 361917)
Make the joke be on this Chinese jokester by banning all of his products from entering the USA. This is just more evidence that the USA must become self reliant in medical supplies and pharmaceuticals by bringing the manufacturing of them, and all sorts of other commodities back to the USA, as President Trump has been advocating for since he was elected. If the country ever were to elect Biden in November, returning such manufacturing to the USA will never happen, as you can bet that Biden would be a lot more interested in cozying up to the Chinese Communists to continue globalist and DC UniParty investment opportunities in China. Remember Biden has repeatedly publicly said that China is not a competitor to the US economy or a threat to the USA. Biden might even send his son Hunter over to China to be the US Ambassador!
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Videodrone 3/29/2020 1:37:55 PM (No. 361945)
#15, you missed GoPro cameras and DJI Drones (ET phone home!)
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Reply 20 - Posted by: dirtyjersey 3/29/2020 2:20:01 PM (No. 361994)
Mr. President, Please ban this company. And have the Border Inspectors grab every incoming shipment for “extra” inspection. In a year's time, reject it. This guy isn’t just an internet troller, he owns the factory. Big difference.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: DVC 3/29/2020 3:52:38 PM (No. 362090)
Maybe a new import requirement on all Chinese thermometers? How about a requirement that their calibration be verified to be accurate within 0.5 degrees over their whole scale range by a US standards company, say Underwriters Labs, before they can be sold in the USA? And I mean EVERY SINGLE STINKING ChiCom one of them tested and certified. How would you like that?
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Heil Liberals 3/29/2020 4:08:17 PM (No. 362114)
Murdering members of the CHINESE COMMUNIST PARTY. This is part of their long term strategy. Covid 19 is no accident.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: bad-hair 3/29/2020 5:18:58 PM (No. 362184)
Serious second, Start with the thermometer salesmen, 178 companies gone, And when we sit down with China again for tariff talks we tell them to pi$$ off. See if they've "lost face". Tell them to sell their thermometers to Belgium and feed their dog food to their thermometer makers. I have an idea. HOW ABOUT Wuhan Brand Dog Food … Pangolin Flavor.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: XCenturion 3/29/2020 6:57:30 PM (No. 362275)
Joe and Hunter will take care of this I'm sure.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: MickTurn 3/29/2020 9:38:27 PM (No. 362401)
This Jackweed just put himself OUT of business.
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