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chinesechildrenI couldn’t believe it when I heard Ted Turner (on the Diane Rehm Show) cite China as a good example of population control.  As far back as I can remember, I have always heard that china would take or kill any children you had after having one child.  Well, it is true, but nowadays it is more in the form of forced abortions.  It doesn’t take much to find articles citing women who have been dragged to a facility where the chinese government forcibly aborted their child.  Just google it.

This is a quote from Ted that goes virtually unchallenged from Diane:

“We do have the example of China, and they’ve done it without, uh, draconian, as far as I can see, draconian steps.”

And note when you listen to the audio below how Diane lets him get away with the above statement – even the whole idea that China is a good example in this regard.

Here’s the audio below in full context:



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  • http://www.gopmom.com/ gopmom

    Thank you for finding and posting this. The depravity of the Liberal mind and it’s ability to simply disregard fact when it is inconvenient is beyond exasperating. It is dangerous. I will pray for all of us.

  • http://www.gopmom.com gopmom

    Thank you for finding and posting this. The depravity of the Liberal mind and it’s ability to simply disregard fact when it is inconvenient is beyond exasperating. It is dangerous. I will pray for all of us.

  • http://blog.ortz.org/ Ortzinator

    I can’t imagine why we have so much Socialism in the US!

  • http://blog.ortz.org Ortzinator

    I can’t imagine why we have so much Socialism in the US!

  • Freddy

    If you do not consider mandatory sterilization as part of the natural process of giving birth ‘draconian’, then Ted is spot on!

  • Freddy

    If you do not consider mandatory sterilization as part of the natural process of giving birth ‘draconian’, then Ted is spot on!

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  • Denise

    You’d think that with age and experience Mr. Turner would wise up. Unfortunately he’s still wearing those liberal rose-colored glasses- or should I say blinders?

  • Denise

    You’d think that with age and experience Mr. Turner would wise up. Unfortunately he’s still wearing those liberal rose-colored glasses- or should I say blinders?

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  • Devasahayam

    Amending Freddy’s post: then I guess that Turner doesn’t consider Nazi regime and its Konzentrazionslagern (concentration camps) as draconian either.

  • Devasahayam

    Amending Freddy’s post: then I guess that Turner doesn’t consider Nazi regime and its Konzentrazionslagern (concentration camps) as draconian either.

  • LibraryJim

    He’s crazy if he thinks it’s not draconian.

    What happens to the families who decide to have more than one child?

    If the answer is “nothing” then he is right. If the answer is “they disappear” or “they wind up in work camps” or “they are forced to have an abortion”, then he’s wrong.

    And, yes, he’s wrong.

    His politics is one big reason I refuse to eat at “Ted’s Montana Grill”! No way do I want to fund his politics and viewpoints.

  • LibraryJim

    He’s crazy if he thinks it’s not draconian.

    What happens to the families who decide to have more than one child?

    If the answer is “nothing” then he is right. If the answer is “they disappear” or “they wind up in work camps” or “they are forced to have an abortion”, then he’s wrong.

    And, yes, he’s wrong.

    His politics is one big reason I refuse to eat at “Ted’s Montana Grill”! No way do I want to fund his politics and viewpoints.

  • Pattie Freeman

    In 2006, Lesley Stahl reported on “60 Minutes”: “The one-child policy is 25 years old, so the first generation is just now reaching marriage age, and for China that’s a big problem because it is estimated that as many as 40 million of its young men could spend their lives as bachelors.” This is the result of females being aborted in favor of bearing male children, who could better support parents in their old age.

    Mr. Turner, what’s your solution to this enormous problem?

  • Pattie Freeman

    In 2006, Lesley Stahl reported on “60 Minutes”: “The one-child policy is 25 years old, so the first generation is just now reaching marriage age, and for China that’s a big problem because it is estimated that as many as 40 million of its young men could spend their lives as bachelors.” This is the result of females being aborted in favor of bearing male children, who could better support parents in their old age.

    Mr. Turner, what’s your solution to this enormous problem?

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  • http://www.noteperfect.net/ Rod

    Anyone who thinks the world is overpopulated as to be a complete ass. It’s NOT over populated, it is mismanaged.

    Suppose the each person entire population of the world were given a quarter of acre of land, the whole world would would still fit in Australia. The whole world’s population can stand upright on the little island, the Isle of Wight of the south of England. So don’t ever try to convince me that the world is over populated.

    The problem is people with money in positions of power have idiotic things to say. The world would have been a better place if his mother kept the afterbirth and disposed of the baby. The man is an incompetent fool.

  • http://www.noteperfect.net Rod

    Anyone who thinks the world is overpopulated as to be a complete ass. It’s NOT over populated, it is mismanaged.

    Suppose the each person entire population of the world were given a quarter of acre of land, the whole world would would still fit in Australia. The whole world’s population can stand upright on the little island, the Isle of Wight of the south of England. So don’t ever try to convince me that the world is over populated.

    The problem is people with money in positions of power have idiotic things to say. The world would have been a better place if his mother kept the afterbirth and disposed of the baby. The man is an incompetent fool.

  • http://www.suzy.nu Suzy Lounge

    Because of the big population it has they had a two child policy well if your baby is a girl they will kill it, well this is way back in time. Recently I’ve seen a photo’s over the net that there is a restaurant in Chinese that is cooking fetus I was so shocked seeing this photo and base on the article they are serving it to people who wants to have a better resistance in sex.

  • http://www.suzy.nu Suzy Lounge

    Because of the big population it has they had a two child policy well if your baby is a girl they will kill it, well this is way back in time. Recently I’ve seen a photo’s over the net that there is a restaurant in Chinese that is cooking fetus I was so shocked seeing this photo and base on the article they are serving it to people who wants to have a better resistance in sex.

  • Johnkatzz

    you guys are idiots. i don’t think ted turner is a socialist.

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