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Sen. Cotton says Chinese students
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Posted By: Ribicon, 4/26/2020 6:23:43 PM

GOP Sen. Tom Cotton suggested that Chinese students should be banned from studying technology and science in the US—and said he has “little doubt” that Beijing is trying to steal a coronavirus vaccine from America. “In the middle of a pandemic, what’s the most valuable intellectual property in the world?(Snip) “So I have little doubt that the Chinese intelligence services are actively trying to steal America’s intellectual property as it relates to the virus that they unleashed on the world, because, of course, they want to be the country that claims credit for finding those drugs or finding a vaccine,

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How would our fine and patriotic universities line their pockets with contributions from China if we try to stop Chinese spies from stealing our military and industrial secrets?

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Reply 1 - Posted by: bad-hair 4/26/2020 6:37:45 PM (No. 392508)
I guess one question might be who's paying their tuition ? Let them go to the University of Pyongyang.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: bgarrett 4/26/2020 6:44:17 PM (No. 392511)
No chinese and NO muslims in our country!!
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Italiano 4/26/2020 6:54:40 PM (No. 392520)
I have bad news for you, Tom. That horse has long since left the barn. They've been here for years, gone back, stolen our technology and are planning for their coming war with America. Do not doubt me.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: DVC 4/26/2020 7:24:13 PM (No. 392539)
I have said the same for years. Why teach our enemy? Stupid.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: seamusm 4/26/2020 7:59:18 PM (No. 392561)
Uh spot on, Tom. Every Chinese national should be seen for what they are - citizens of an enemy state with guaranteed pressure to bring home OUR intellectual property. Vaccines are a tiny piece of the puzzle. The even dumber behavior is that of US businesses which set up shop in China using the short-term cheap labor offered by the ChiComs who require such companies to divulge their trade secrets for the 'privilege' of these arrangements. Haven't you seen a US created item then copied by the Chinese and sold back to us undercutting the originators? I have.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: slab 4/26/2020 8:33:29 PM (No. 392585)
I know a grad student in a program in a large midwestern state school. Half or more of his classmates are Chinese nationals. He believes they have handlers here watching them. In a few fleeting moments of private candor, a couple of them have admitted that their tuition is paid by the Chinese government.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: worried 4/26/2020 8:53:24 PM (No. 392595)
#4, they didn't have to steal our technology. Clinton gave it to them, with, I suspect, a cash flow in return. Remember Charlie Trie? The Chinese agent who carried around a very large sum of dollars?
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Reply 8 - Posted by: snakeoil 4/26/2020 8:57:12 PM (No. 392599)
At state universities most of the students in science, math, and engineering are not from the USA. They are highly sought after because all of them have to pay out of state tuition which is big bucks. It's been that way for decades. As a result many of the faculty members are also not originally from the USA. Not saying it's right. It's just the world we live in. Admire Senator Cotton but you can't put the genie back into the bottle.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: bighambone 4/26/2020 9:03:42 PM (No. 392605)
They really should be taking a second look at all the visas that are being handed to Chinese citizens that allow them to freely enter and stay in the USA. As those visas are the aspect of globalization that allowed Chinese citizens and others to rapidly import the COVID-19 virus into the USA. Clearly the USA is naive, as during the Obama era the Democrats and some cheap labor Republicans wanted to give permanent residence in the USA (a green card) to every foreign student, of which there are hundreds of thousands of Chinese each year, who graduate from US colleges and universities. Such action if enacted, would probably have allowed a million Chinese and their dependents each year who would still hold allegiance to China, to have a free run of the USA with all the rights of US citizens except the right to vote. No doubt China learned a big lesson from the COVID-19 pandemic, and that is how quickly the free countries of the world can be brought to their knees through covert biological warfare. So it is fair to ask if there are no changes, what will be the next contagious disease that China will introduce into the USA and the free world?
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Reply 10 - Posted by: 3XALADY 4/26/2020 9:12:34 PM (No. 392613)
I agree wholeheartedly with #1 except I don't know Noem. And I agree on VP Pence. Him speaking on the virus is the first I've heard him talk in 3-1/2 years. He is not dynamic enough to follow in PDJT's footsteps. I like what I hear from Tom Cotton. TC is not a dynamo like our president, but I don't think anyone will take advantage of him.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Sorosisbehindit 4/26/2020 9:44:00 PM (No. 392625)
#9 I don't think we would have had this "we're helpless to change anything" attitude if Germans had dominated our universities during WWII. I know we did not take lightly the presence of Japanese. If universities needs to cut back in size and budget, they can lay off professors, or require American professors to actually teach multiple classes for their paycheck. We most definitely can change this idiocy!
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Reply 12 - Posted by: OK state mom 4/26/2020 9:50:04 PM (No. 392631)
University of Oklahoma has the largest or one of the largest Chinese National graduate student enrollment.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 4/26/2020 11:46:16 PM (No. 392675)
How many foreign students have gone home educated and still hate US ?
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Trigger2 4/27/2020 1:15:04 AM (No. 392729)
Actually, I agree with Cotton. It's well worth China to spend the money for their students to get free stealing of technology.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Trigger2 4/27/2020 1:19:49 AM (No. 392734)
By the way, check your UPC codes when you buy something. If it begins with 690, 691, or 692, it's made In China.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Ketchuplover 4/27/2020 1:34:03 AM (No. 392746)
I admire Senator Cotton, but here I'm disappointed with these statements and with much of the tone of this thread. To use a broad brush and paint all Chinese students as being subversive and anti-American is ignorant and dangerous. What's next -- -round them up and put them in camps like we did the Japanese? How many on this thread know even one Chinese student? These are people who have been born into an overcrowded country with an abysmal educational system and an evil, oppressive government. Under such conditions, who would not want to better their lot and come to the most envied place on earth? Of the dozen or more Chinese students whom I have become friends with, have invited into our home, shared many meals with, taken to church, traveled to scenic parts of the U.S. with.....not a single one has come here with evil intent. They have all grown to love America. Some are hoping to stay. Some have already gone back to China. All feel a deep obligation to get the best education they can so that they can get a good-paying job and not only improve their standard of living, but also support their parents and grandparents, who have proudly invested in their children to be able to do what they never had the opportunity to do...come to America. Channel your fear and anger and resentment at the Communist government that finds its citizens expendable and has no conscience about the havoc and sorrow they have created...this virus being the latest example. But to broadly condemn all Chinese people as enemies of America, especially the ones who have had an opportunity to come here seeking self-improvement, is paranoia and a display of the ugly American. Imagine going to school overseas during the Obama administration and being labeled as a threat and unwanted because the U.S. was supporting terrorism, promoting perversion, defending baby-killing, ridiculing law enforcement, etc.! Please remember that it was not just Americans who have been "endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights..."
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Strike3 4/27/2020 3:04:51 AM (No. 392783)
Problem is, without the Chinese students, the average GPA at most of our universities would drop. They aren't there to party and play hoops.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: DCGIRL 4/27/2020 6:57:35 AM (No. 392833)
DITTO #1. Governor Noem can manage for sure and Cotton does not take any crap. I could support that team. Very disappointed in Pence.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: hoosierblue 4/27/2020 7:39:03 AM (No. 392869)
I have to disagree with your #8. Clinton didn't give them our technology. He SOLD it to them. The Clinton's don't give anything away for free.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: MickTurn 4/27/2020 8:15:48 AM (No. 392925)
Really, educate our enemies? What the H?
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