quote: Has anyone else read about the problems with lead poisoning that have been going on lately in China? Potentially hundreds of thousands of kids with lead poisoning - that's much sadder than the inconvenience to our defense supply chain.
quote: The downside is it's all because of government control and through fear.
quote: any Chinese citizen can be put to death for...well, whatever.
quote: Any American citizen (or Chinese citizen, for that matter) can be taken to Guantanamo, tortured and killed for less than "whatever".
quote: in the past 9 years, and the 4000 calorie diet they're offered certainly doesn't help
quote: Are you employed by the CIA? If not, somehow I doubt you have any idea of what goes on inside Guantanamo or in our other concentration camps spread across the Middle East and Eastern Europe.
quote: So I gotta ask... are you employed by the CIA?
quote: It's amazing how many people accidentally cut off their heads while shaving. Especially since they didn't even have a razor...
quote: In a day when what someone has for lunch doesn't stay secret, if people were being killed in Gitmo, we'd know about it.
quote: Hi Curly. Killed anyone today?
quote: The day ain't over yet....
quote: Excepted that's never happened. Ever. But whatever...
quote: Then there were the knock off Chinese capacitors from a few years ago that would fail prematurely. Pretty much every major OEM used them.
quote: I don't understand how government employees and managers can be so completely irresponsible as to get parts from shady vendors/contractors, especially for Defense oriented parts.
quote: Well, frankly, the only difference between a counterfeit Cisco device and a Cisco device is the price.
quote: Tariffs are a good thing if your supporting locally made stuff and don't mind paying a little extra for the stuff that cannot be locally made.
quote: politicians have made sure, at the behest of their business friends, that more and more of America is outsourced.
quote: They must have flunked economics 101?
quote: The DCIS investigation head James Ives cited an incident in which a Texan in January 2010 was found guilty of selling counterfeit Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) "Gigabit Interface Converters" to the Marine Corps for use in Iraq. Bought from a Hong Kong-based Chinese vendor, the contractor obtained the systems for $25 USD a piece and resold 200 of them to the Marines for $595 a piece -- for a total of $114,000 USD in profit before applicable taxes.
quote: China is block U.S. inspectors from entering Shenzhen
quote: You sound like an albino monkey aka a low-iq honkie with bad b.o.