- - Sunday, March 15, 2020

The coronavirus scare has exposed America’s fatal dependence on the People’s Republic of China — and the Communist dictatorship knows it.

An article in Xinhua, the state-run media agency and medium for Beijing’s propaganda, boasted that China could “impose pharmaceutical export controls which would plunge America into the mighty sea of coronavirus.” China has officially threatened to allow America to be overwhelmed by infections because it has us at a critical disadvantage in terms of pharmaceutical manufacturing.

During a recent Senate hearing, Hastings Center senior adviser Rosemary Gibson said, “Thousands of our generic drugs and even some of the brand name products and perhaps even new therapies for coronavirus may depend on the chemicals that are sourced primarily in China.” Ms. Gibson provided chilling statistics, claiming that upward 90 percent of the chemicals used for generic American drugs comes from China.

In 1783, America finally gained its national independence from the British crown. In 2020, it is time for the United States of America to declare our economic independence from the Communist Chinese regime.

BEN HOLMES



San Diego, Calif.

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