Former Ambassador Sam Brownback: The World Needs a New Cold War Against the CCP

[NB – He’s right about this. The world is under siege by an unholy alliance of the CCP, Big Pharma, the MSM, and globalists. SARs-Cov2 was deliberately engineered in China for the purpose of dividing and conquering the entire world. It was planned for years, prior to 2020.

The problem is that everything is made in China. Manufacturing jobs need to come back to Western countries. That would end the justification globalists typically use for mass immigration and free trade. This problem began with free trade in 1995.

Fighting Communism would restore faith in democracy and the Enlightenment principle of individual rights and freedoms the West was founded on. Ultimately it would help to end Communism worldwide and liberate roughly 1.5 to 2 billion souls enslaved to it. It would help to free the world from medical tyranny, which is just a way to introduce global corporate Communism by stealth.

If the CCP is not defeated now it will take over the world in short order, ruining all our lives and that of future generations. The CCP has made great headway in corrupting our governments and media in recent years. People need to realize the war has already started and is right now one-sided (asymmetric). Brownback is merely arguing that we ought to defend ourselves.]

Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback speaks at the Department of State in Washington on June 21, 2019. (Samira Bouaou/The Epoch Times)

Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback speaks at the Department of State in Washington on June 21, 2019. (Samira Bouaou/The Epoch Times)

by Harry Lee and Joshua Philipp Epoch Times, Dec. 22, 2021 Source

The world needs a new cold war against communist China, according to former Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback.

“One of the things that’s taking place now is we’re getting in a cold war stance against China,” Brownback told EpochTV’s “Crossroads” program. “We need to confront them as aggressively as we confronted the Soviet Union for those decades, facing-off in that Cold War.”

“We’re in the same position now. Only I think China’s a tougher opponent than what the Soviet Union was,” Brownback added.

Brownback said he loves China and the Chinese people, and he has an adopted daughter from China. But he criticized the Chinese regime’s oppression of human rights in Hong Kong, and of Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang.Play Video

The Trump administration said the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) had detained over a million Uyghurs in Xinjiang and declared it had committed “genocide” and “crimes against humanity” against Uyghurs and other minorities. The Biden administration has maintained this stance.

It’s also reported that the CCP has used prisoners of conscience, especially Falun Gong practitioners, as living sources for forced organ transplants, which Brownback called “almost unbelievable.”

The Biden administration announced on Dec. 6 a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics over human rights abuses in Xinjiang.

Brownback said the diplomatic boycott does not go far enough.

“I don’t think it’s far enough. But I think it’s a great step. I’m glad they’re doing it,” he said.

“It is a huge, huge success to go from a Republican to a Democrat administration and maintain a policy continuity on this big of an issue,” Brownback continued. “So then it means Republicans said this; the Democrats agreed with this. And now you’ve got a united country standing against the Chinese communists. And that’s a very big thing. I would love to see that the Biden administration be more robust about it.”

However, the Biden administration has repeatedly called the Chinese regime a competitor instead of an adversary.

“I don’t know if [the Biden administration] would call it a cold war like I’ve called it,” Brownback said, “but I think we’ve just got to continue to build that and then build the cohesiveness of us as the United States and the free world, to stand against the Chinese. That’s now the ticket we’ve got to do. We’ve got to get the Europeans, the other freedom-loving nations. And then finally, we got to fight for Africa, in the developing world. That’s where the Chinese have gone in to get resources and to buy off people and to get influence.”

Tibetans, Uyghurs, Kazakhs, Hongkongers, Southern Mongolians, Taiwanese, and Chinese democracy activists join together to call on governments to stand against the Chinese Communist Party’s suppression of freedom, democracy, and human rights, in front of the United Nations headquarters in New York City on Oct. 1, 2020. (Samira Bouaou/The Epoch Times)

Brownback explained that he takes such a strong stance because he saw the evils of communism.

“It’s the same fight. We just got a tougher opponent,” Brownback said. “It offends me, and I’m in a position to be able to say something about it.”

“And it’s not about the Chinese people, as I said earlier, mentioned that one of my children is Chinese, and I love her dearly. I love the Chinese people. They’re wonderful people. But this government, this atheistic, communist, totalitarian regime, headed by a dictator in the image of Mao—Xi Jinping—is wrong for their country now. It’s wrong. Period. And certainly wrong for the world.”

In July 2020, Brownback, along with Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), and Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.), were sanctioned by the Beijing regime in retaliation for the United States punishing Chinese officials, including Chen Quanguo, the head of Xinjiang, for their human rights violations in the region.

“It’s a badge of honor to me,” Brownback said, referring to Beijing’s sanction. “We cannot as a free world stand around and let the Chinese communists do what they’re doing. It’s past time.”

“This is the time to stand up against China. So I’m honored to have been in this fray, and I’m going to keep in this fray.”

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"Enlightenment is man's emergence from his self-imposed immaturity ... the inability to use one's own understanding without another's guidance. This immaturity is self-imposed if its cause lies not in lack of understanding but in indecision and lack of courage to use one's own mind without another's guidance. Dare to know! (Sapere aude.) "Have the courage to use your own understanding," is therefore the motto of the [European] Enlightenment. "Laziness and cowardice are the reasons why such a large part of mankind gladly remain minors all their lives, long after nature has freed them from external guidance. They are the reasons why it is so easy for others to set themselves up as guardians. It is so comfortable to be a minor. If I have a book that thinks for me, a pastor who acts as my conscience, a physician who prescribes my diet [or vaccine], and so on--then I have no need to exert myself. I have no need to think, if only I can pay; others will take care of that disagreeable business for me. Those guardians who have kindly taken supervision upon themselves see to it that the overwhelming majority of mankind ... should consider the step to maturity, not only as hard, but as extremely dangerous. First, these guardians make their domestic cattle stupid and carefully prevent the docile creatures from taking a single step without the leading-strings to which they have fastened them. Then they show them the danger that would threaten them if they should try to walk by themselves. Now this danger is really not very great; after stumbling a few times they would, at last, learn to walk. However, examples of such failures intimidate and generally discourage all further attempts. "Thus it is very difficult for the individual to work himself out of the immaturity which has become almost second nature to him. He has even grown to like it, and is at first really incapable of using his own understanding because he has never been permitted to try it. Dogmas and formulas [e.g., Leftist ideology, identity politics] these mechanical tools designed for reasonable use--or rather abuse--of his natural gifts, are the fetters of an everlasting immaturity. The man who casts them off would make an uncertain leap over the narrowest ditch, because he is not used to such free movement. That is why there are only a few men who walk firmly, and who have emerged from immaturity by cultivating their own minds." - Kant, "An Answer to the Question: What is Enlightenment"

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