https://buchanan.org/blog/in-hong-kong-its-us-vs-china-now-137822 This is where becoming concerned with the world over being concerned with America becomes a problem. We do have more than enough problems here.....and these types of problems bring in the power and money hungry GOP neocons and their Democrat gravy train counterparts......our focus needs to remain at home. We are still over $20 trillion in debt and the politico egos do not care because money and power rules their world...not ours. Finally, last month, Congress passed by huge margins in both houses a Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act that threatens sanctions on Hong Kong authorities should they crush the rebels. When President Donald Trump signed the bills, the protesters now had the U.S. as an ally, and the Chinese reacted viscerally. An enraged Foreign Ministry declared: “The US … openly backed violent criminals who rampantly smashed facilities, set fire, assaulted innocent civilians, trampled on the rule of law and jeopardized social order. “This so-called bill will only make the Chinese people … further understand the sinister intentions and hegemonic nature of the United States. It will only make the Chinese people more united and make the American plot more doomed to failure.” Thus do the Hong Kong protesters appear victorious, for now. ............. ....... We should ask ourselves some questions before we declare our solidarity with the protesters engaging the Hong Kong police. If the police crush them, or if China’s army moves in and crushes the demonstrators whose hopes were raised by America’s declared solidarity, then what are we prepared to do to save them and their cause? Are we willing to impose sanctions on Beijing, such as we have on Venezuela, Iran and Vladimir Putin’s Russia? Some of us yet recall how the Voice of America broadcast to the Hungarian rebels of 1956 that if they rose up and threw the Russians out, we would be at their side. The Hungarians rose up. We did nothing. And one of the great bloodbaths of the Cold War ensued. Are we telling the protesters of Hong Kong, “We’ve got your back!” when we really don’t?