Posted by: 1of10boyz | May 8, 2014

China’s CCP shows its fear ahead of 25th anniversary of Tiananmen Massacre


These are the articles that remind me that I should be scared when I talk politics in this country. While I don’t have a following that could cause a “public disturbance” I certainly have been vocal about things that are “not right” in my opinion. Living here is often no big deal but I think the anniversary makes that a little more challenging for the next month or two.

China Daily Mail

Chinese lawyer Pu Zhiqiang (R) speaks to journalists outside a courthouse in Chongqing municipality, December 28, 2012 Chinese lawyer Pu Zhiqiang (R) speaks to journalists outside a courthouse in Chongqing municipality, December 28, 2012

At the beginning of my book “Tiananmen’s Tremendous Achievements,” I cite the Chinese saying “Once bitten by a snake, one is scared all one’s life at the mere sight of a snake,” to describe the pervasive fear of collapse in the party, and call the fear CCP’s Tiananmen syndrome.

In the book, there is also the passage “Persuading the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to give up its monopoly of state power is like trying to persuade a tiger to give you its skin. It is utterly impossible.

“Due to its monopoly of power, the CCP is a huge group of vested interests, including not only its 85 million members but also the non-CCP members who rely on the CCP for their employment, income, benefits and even assets, such as public servants…

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