Beijing calls for ‘people’s war’ against US as Trump threatens tariffs on another $300 billion of Chinese goods in all-out trade battle

  • The US-China trade war has dramatically escalated over the past few days, with both sides announcing tariff increases on billions of dollars’ worth of each other’s goods.
  • Chinese state media — which functions as a Communist Party mouthpiece — issued a series of rabble-rousing statements on Monday accusing the US of “greed and arrogance” and calling for a “people’s war” against it.
  • President Donald Trump’s administration on Monday night threatened to impose tariffs of up to 25% on another $300 billion worth of Chinese goods.
  • If such tariffs were to be imposed, almost all Chinese imports to the US would be subject to tariffs.
  • Trump tweeted on Tuesday that his “respect and friendship” with Chinese President Xi Jinping was “unlimited” but that “this must be a great deal for the United States or it just doesn’t make any sense.

The US-China trade war continues to heat up, with Beijing calling for a “people’s war” against Washington and President Donald Trump threatening to impose tariffs on another $300 billion worth of Chinese goods.

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Murdoch’s News Corp calls for Google breakup

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp has called for Google to be broken up in Australia, the latest salvo in a battle between the corporate media giants.

In a petition to Australian regulators, News Corp’s local subsidiary complained that “Google enjoys overwhelming market power in both online search and ad tech services.”

Going a step further, the company accused Google of “abusing its to the detriment of consumers, advertisers and publishers.”

Earlier this week US presidential hopeful—and former federal consumer watchdog—Elizabeth Warren became the latest in a line of commentators to argue that firms such as Amazon, Google and Facebook hold “ too much power” in society.

News Corp echoed her argument that Google’s businesses should be split, or failing that, search and advertising businesses should be firewalled off from each other.

“While News Corp Australia recognises that divestment is a very serious step … divestment is necessary in the case of Google, due to the unparalleled power that it currently exerts over news publishers and advertisers alike.”

Australian watchdogs are seen as unlikely to recommend that Google be split, but the petition represents an intensification of the worldwide fight between Australian-born Murdoch and Google and Facebook.

News organisations accuse the tech giants of gaining huge commercial benefit from expensive to create content, while paying nothing and syphoning off advertising.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is one of several regulators across the world investigating the effect that have on competition in the media, advertising and advertising services markets.

News organisations in Australia have struggled in recent years with falling revenue and shrinking staff, as giants like Google and Facebook dominate the digital economy.

The downturn has prompted a string of mergers that have left the market with only three or four major media companies.

Local newspapers, once the lifeblood of communities across this vast country, run on a skeletal staff or have been forced to close.

Among them Murdoch’s News Corp is a dominant player, owning a slew of newspapers, television channels and the country’s only major cable television network.

Murdoch’s vast political influence has frequently come underfire from former prime ministers on both sides of Australian politics and is widely seen as pushing the tone of public debate to the right.

News Corp Australia is a subsidiary of News Corp, which owns 21st Century Fox, the Wall Street Journal, Fox News, and a raft of papers and TV platforms in Britain.

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https://phys.org/news/2019-03-murdoch-news-corp-google-breakup.html

Bush Lawyer Calls For Trump “To Be Removed Under 25th Amendment”

The attempted coup against President Trump continues to unfold with more obstructers calling for Trump to be removed from office by his own cabinet.

The latest to do so is former George W. Bush ethics czar Richard Painter, who declared Monday that Trump should be forced to resign because he is “not well”, a long ago worn out tactic that deep staters are now returning to after the Russia witch hunt monumentally failed to turn up anything untoward.

“I think we need to understand, though, why we’re in this situation,” Painter said, speaking about Trump’s national emergency declaration.

“The president is not well at all mentally. I think he’s an extreme narcissist.” Painter added.

“He has been denied what he wants, his wall, and he is having a hissy fit. He is out of control, and he will not take ‘no’ for an answer from Congress.” Painter continued.

“He is going to tear the country apart. It’s unconstitutional. It’s illegal. He is going to do enormous damage to the Republican Party which is going to split right down the middle over this, and we really need to keep in mind that this is because the president is not well,” he added.

The former Bush lawyer said that Trump “is a man who believes Vladimir Putin rather than his own intelligence sources.”

“[Trump] is not capable of doing the job. He does need to be removed under the 25th amendment, but he stocked his cabinet with people who are unwilling to do that, and Congress is apparently unwilling to even try to remove him through impeachment.” Painter also stated.

Painter has repeatedly attacked Trump, even suggesting in 2017, on MSNBC programming, that Trump is engaged in ‘destroying democracy’ via a coup.

“The commander in chief is Donald Trump,” Painter said, adding “There is a risk of him using that power to destroy our democracy, whether you call it a coup or anything else. It’s not from the critics of Donald Trump that the danger is posed, it’s the fact that the man who is commander in chief of our military is engaged in obstruction of justice.”

In addition to Painter, Democratic candidate Elizabeth Warren also called Sunday for the 25th to be invoked, and for Trump to be removed.

The desperate calls for the 25th Amendment to be evoked, and the moves by deep staters to implement such a plot have been a mainstay since Trump was elected over two years ago.

The media has relentless attempted to portray the President as mentally unstable to this end:

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https://www.infowars.com/bush-lawyer-calls-for-trump-to-be-removed-under-25th-amendment/

Elizabeth Warren calls for using 25th Amendment to remove Trump

Sen. Elizabeth Warren supports removing President Donald Trump from office despite having no justifiable or legal reason to do so.

While speaking to a local news outlet on Sunday following a rally in Las Vegas, Nevada, the 2020 presidential candidate was asked about fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe saying Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and others at the Department of Justice spoke about invoking the 25th Amendment to remove Trump in May 2017.

“My point here is that if they believe that Donald Trump cannot fulfill the obligations of his office, then they have a constitutional responsibility to invoke the 25th Amendment,” Warren told reporters.

Warren said she believes that Trump’s Cabinet has a duty “to the Constitution of the United States and to the people of United States.”

Warren’s chilling comments were in response to McCabe sitting down for an interview on CBS “60 Minutes,” which aired on Sunday night.

Host Scott Pelley asked McCabe about his new book, specifically a section where he recounts the meeting and conversation about invoking the 25th Amendment after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey in May 2017.

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https://www.infowars.com/elizabeth-warren-calls-for-using-25th-amendment-to-remove-trump/

Germany’s Merkel Calls For ‘Management of Migration’ in Globalist New Year’s Address

Chancellor Angela Merkel has closed a difficult year in German politics which has seen political embarrassment at the polls and her own departure from the top job announced but deferred, with an address to the nation pushing key globalist themes.

Speaking in her annual New Year’s Eve address recorded on Sunday, the architect of Europe’s migrant crisis made oblique swipes at nationalism and called for more cooperation “across borders” to tackle what she identified as the key challenges of 2019, among them terrorism and global warming.

Inevitably German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s comments on mass migration gathered much attention in the domestic press, with Deutsche Welle reporting her having identified “governance and order of migration” as an issue to be addressed. Dr Merkel said: “We will only master the challenges of our time if we stick together and work together with others across borders.”

Her comments were clear references to the UN Migrant pact and the difficult relationship between globalist Germany and Presdient Trump’s America first policies. The UN compact, conceived in the wake of the migrant crisis Angela Merkel helped create and was subsequently revealed to have been launched with much assistance and encouragement from the German government.

The compact, which has now been adopted by the UN and most member states would have the impact of making the open-borders policies pursued by the Merkel government the status-quo the world over, with the likely impact of reducing migratory pressures on Germany itself by shifting human traffic to other nations.

The implications of the compact were realised after the text of the agreement had been reached in 2017, with President Donald Trump leading the United States out of the UN plan for migration. Emboldened by that action, several other states including Australia, Israel, Austria, and Hungary also withdrew.

The timing of Merkel’s remarks are significant. New Year’s Eve celebrations became perhaps indelibly associated with the migrant crisis Dr Merkel unleashed upon Europe in 2015, when mass sexual assaults took place in a number of German cities, most notably Cologne.

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https://www.infowars.com/germanys-merkel-calls-for-management-of-migration-in-globalist-new-years-address/

Trump insists ‘no collusion,’ calls for Mueller investigation to end following filings in Cohen, Manafort cases

President Trump called for an end to the investigation of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, a day after a series of court filings connected him with two felonies.

“AFTER TWO YEARS AND MILLIONS OF PAGES OF DOCUMENTS (and a cost of over $30,000,000), NO COLLUSION!,” Trump said on Twitter.

The Mueller probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election has been estimated by various sources to cost less than $20 million, though no official figures are available.

Trump’s defense Saturday came after court sentencing documents in separate cases against Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen were filed by federal prosecutors in New York and by Mueller. The memo for the New York case, for which Cohen pleaded guilty to eight charges related to campaign finance violations and tax fraud, said Cohen made two payments during the 2016 campaign to women who had affairs with Trump “in coordination with and at the direction of” the then-candidate, now president. It called for Cohen to face substantial prison time.

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https://www.infowars.com/trump-insists-no-collusion-calls-for-mueller-investigation-to-end-following-filings-in-cohen-manafort-cases/

Ocasio-Cortez calls for sending 5,000 caseworkers to border ‘to process visa applications’

New York Democratic Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wants 5,000 caseworkers sent to the U.S.-Mexico border instead of American troops.

On Monday, the 29-year-old socialist argued that sending troops to the border created a “moral crisis” and that the only solution was to send caseworkers to speak with and assist illegal aliens.

“What if instead of sending 5k troops to the border, we had sent 5k caseworkers to review + process visa applications? In addition to averting moral crisis, it also would’ve saved enormous amt of resources. But we don’t talk about the financial recklessness of GOP admins, do we?” Ocasio-Cortez wrote.

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https://www.infowars.com/ocasio-cortez-calls-for-sending-5000-caseworkers-to-border-to-process-visa-applications/

Trump Eyes Closing “The Whole Border” – Update: Tijuana Mayor Calls for International Aid

Update: Shortly after Trump’s proposed ultimatum, the mayor of Tijuana officially declared the migrant surge an international humanitarian crisis and called on groups like the United Nations for help. The mayor blamed the poor response of the Mexican federal government as the reason for his decision.

“They [Mexican government] have categorically omitted and not complied with their legal obligations,” he said. “So we’re now asking them and international humanitarian aid groups to bring in and carry out humanitarian assistance.”

Also on the border, U.S. soldiers and riot police were seen conducting a “large-scale readiness exercise” that reportedly included the firing of “rockets that exploded with a pungent-smelling white smoke.”

Furthermore, a small group of migrants was seen breaking away from the caravan, nearing 500 feet away from the border, carrying white flags that read “Peace and God are With Us.”

President Trump said that America will completely close the “whole” southern border with Mexico if the migrant caravan crisis becomes uncontrollable.

When asked to clarify his position during Thursday’s extended conversation with the press, Trump said that the closure will be absolute – including the sale of cars into the U.S.

“If we find that it’s uncontrollable.. [If] it gets to a level where we are going to lose control or where people are going to start getting hurt, we will close entry into the country for a period of time until we can get it under control,” saidTrump. “The whole border.”

“I mean the whole border. And Mexico will not be able to sell their cars into the United States where they make so many at great benefit to them — not a great benefit to us, by the way.”

The recent violent clashes between migrants and Mexican nationals seen in Tijuana – as well as the known criminal composition of the migrant caravan – fueled Trump’s decision.

“We know who they are, they have records, some very substantial criminal records, some very bad criminal records,” said Trump. “These are not like normal or innocent people – when you talk to them they have a fistfight.”

“I don’t want that in this country.”

Additionally, Trump authorized the military to use lethal force on the border while acknowledging it was a scenario he did not want to see happen.

“I have no choice,” he said. “Do I want that to happen? Absolutely not, but you’re dealing with rough people.”

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https://www.infowars.com/trump-eyes-closing-the-whole-border/

UN Calls For US to End Embargo on Cuba

The UN General Assembly on Thursday called for an end to the decades-old US embargo on Cuba, adopting a resolution by an overwhelming majority and rejecting U.S. moves to criticize Havana’s human rights record.

It was the 27th time that the 193-nation assembly has issued the call to lift the embargo imposed in 1962.

The resolution presented by Cuba was adopted by a vote of 189 to 2 with no abstentions. The US and its ally Israel voted against while Ukraine and Moldova did not vote.

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https://www.infowars.com/un-calls-for-us-to-end-embargo-on-cuba/