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"News, you know, actual news protesters stormed, Hong Kong's streets over a new expedition, Bill. It turns out that when western influences Wayne, and instead, China grabs more territory, things get really ugly for citizens who are involved, remember, Hong Kong was under British control all the way until nineteen Ninety-seven at which point, the British pulled out and handed control of Hong Kong over to the People's Republic of China, the commies at that point things started to go downhill, pretty quickly, not in terms of the economy, but in terms of control of civil society. Now, Hong Kong has descended into scenes of crackdowns in defiance on Wednesday, according to the Washington Post, as demonstrators occupied main boulevard, and face-down tear gas and rubber bullets in a widening crisis over a Bill, that would allow expeditions to China. In folding, images across the global financial hub violent street battles card. Drivers abandoning vehicles blocking roads and destroyed solidarity suggesting that both sides were digging in at another potentially pivotal moment for the former British colony. Obviously, this is western imperialism, that is causing all of this, you know, western imperialism, like perhaps, people should not be extradited to a communist fascist regime, where rule of law is not a thing, those westerners and their evil rule of law for the protesters, this extradition plan amounts latest erosion of Hong Kong's freedoms special status. More than two decades efforts to Chinese control, critics fear that it would affectively bring Chinese Justice system and it's harsh rules against the sense. So the semiautonomous enclave, Hong Kong's administration. Meanwhile is packed with pro Beijing officials who appear intense. I'm pushing through the measure this has been through Cincinnati Ninety-seven too soon as the Brits pulled out the entire administration was staffed up by pro Chinese officials who knew where their bread was buttered amid the chaos. The legislature postponed, a scheduled second reading of the Bill. A final vote is expected by June twentieth. Some demonstrators had come prepared with umbrellas harking back to the two thousand fourteen umbrella movement, pro-democracy protests in which young demonstrators had to shield themselves against police pepper spray. Those protesters occupied the streets for seventy nine days, calling for a greater voice in selecting Hong Kong's leadership. And of course, they were completely ignored the expedition Bill has reenergized residents in galvanized a wide cross section of phone call. Let me just point out the only two places associated with China, that actually have civil rights, any level of civil rights, and our economic powerhouses, have very little to do with Chinese over h involvement of Taiwan, and Hong Kong, of course, Justin's, hang twenty-five, in airline, employee said, we're trying to tell the government, the more, they suppress us, the more, we will fight back being the last city in China that is able to do that. We're going to hold onto that, right? He Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam on Wednesday insisted that the law would be pushed through, basically, if you commit a crime in Hong Kong, no-one extradites, the mainland for trial, the Hong Kong police force said as of Wednesday night, it did not yet have a figure on the number of arrests in unconfirmed. Number of people also suffered injuries from police fired rubber bullets being backgrounds and tear-gas top down control, not everything it is cracked up to be Britain's Foreign Secretary. Jeremy hunt urged the Hong Kong administrations pausing reflects on the expedition, Bill in Washington State Department spokeswoman Morgan are tags took a jab at Beijing saying quote that these protesters don't like being subjugated as it relates to some of their fundamental rights hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets throughout the days of the protesters, some of them are wearing goggles, and yellow construction helmets pushed against police lines to force them back. Police eventually deployed tear gas rubber bullets and batons. We should remember all of this one, folks. Talk about China, not being a real rival to the United States, China, being opened China being allied to the United States, human rights are not thing in China. Whenever people talk about China being more of a system, like a system, the United States should emulate, because they have top down control of the economy. Remember whenever you have top down control the economy, it is very rare that does not also result in top down control of other aspects of life because people tend to avoid the economic rules in the other areas of their life. Hong Kong's chief executive said in a television interview that she never had any self doubt because of the extradition"