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Is China the world's top economic superpower?

April 27th, 2010
12:12 PM ET

The axis of the automotive world has shifted east.

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caption="How powerful has China become?"]

Forget Detroit and the troubles that have beleaguered U.S. automakers. While the global auto market has contracted through the financial crisis, vehicle sales in China have soared - with Chinese sales eclipsing the U.S. as the world's top auto market for the first time.

The importance of China to global automakers is evident at Auto China 2010 in Beijing. The show, which runs through May 2, is the stage from which automakers from Japan, North America, Europe and China have unveiled 89 new models.

The World Bank has also just agreed to increase the voting power of China, giving it more clout than the major European powers like Germany, France and the United Kingdom individually.

In terms of voting power, China has a 4.42 percent, just behind the United States and Japan.

While many western countries struggle to recover after the recession, China has been able to continually post startling growth rates.

Early last year, China posted a gross domestic product growth of 8.7 percent.

We want to know what you think.

Has China become the world's main economic superpower?

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  1. Chijioke Ngeforo

    Yes China is the greatest

    April 27, 2010 at 12:30 pm | Reply
  2. Ron

    yes it has. As big as the US? no, not by a far cry. Many ppl will argue that b/c China' GDP/capita still lags far behind US/other countries then it is not yet an economic super power...that's false. GDP/Capita it not a true barometer for measuring whether or not a county has become an economic super power. India is another example that's not far behind (maybe 10 years behind China) but that's also an up and coming economic superpower. These 2 countries at their current growth rate will eclipse the US @ some pt but... that's easier said than done. Comparing China to the US makes no sense because there isn't much to compare other than they have taken over becoming the factory of the world for low paying jobs I might add...

    April 27, 2010 at 12:41 pm | Reply
  3. vin

    sure it is, and believe it or not. China will take over US shortly

    April 27, 2010 at 12:42 pm | Reply
  4. Patrick

    No. While China has grown in various ways, it's influence seems rooted in media hype. Where are the Chinawannabes? Nowhere, because not one nation will use China as a model for it's own society.

    April 27, 2010 at 12:42 pm | Reply
  5. gilles

    there is so much to say.
    I travel in China since 1993, only for business, selling there european goods.
    china has devaluated the price of work in all western countries in 20 years.
    that they catch us I donnot mind but if we have to go down to their lever of life, no please.
    the admission in WTO has open the door.
    when labor cost increases there, yuan goes down.
    once they will start to consume, all our jobs might be gone already.
    they kind of play soccer with the hands !

    April 27, 2010 at 12:47 pm | Reply
  6. Havanyani

    The fact that we are pondering that question at all about the "sick men of Asia" speaks volumes about how the tables have been turning. What is happening in China is the liberation of long pent up enterprise that had been suffocated by Mao and the imperialists before him. Patrick, when western government impose a more stringent regulations on their financial industries is that not using China as a model for their own societies? Will you be convinced only when dog and snake grace your dinner table? Socialism will transcend capitalism eventually, but not as fast as Lenin thought.

    April 27, 2010 at 1:02 pm | Reply
  7. boedi

    economic wants developed countries to use a proven tool, this tool also to rotate the earth and among the planets. Maju regularly and be proud of another country

    April 27, 2010 at 1:04 pm | Reply
  8. Peter Peverelli

    The car industry is not the only business that is moving its focus to China. The same is happening with the wine industry. Wine makers from countries like France, Australia, etc., are organising wine fairs in the major Chinese cities a few times a year. Only recently the Bordeaux wine industry stated that China has become its number one export market, surpassing the US for the first time.

    April 27, 2010 at 1:07 pm | Reply
  9. Darlington

    China cant top America,bc their locally produced products are nt standard.per capita low.

    April 27, 2010 at 1:09 pm | Reply
  10. boedi

    economic wants developed countries to use a proven tool, this tool also to rotate the earth and among the planets. regularly and be proud of another country

    April 27, 2010 at 1:09 pm | Reply
  11. Jurgen R. Brul

    Hello CNN friends,

    No, China is not the world's main superpower,
    because Chinese people where use to ride bikes,
    but through connecting with the western world's superpowers,
    China is evolving into a superpower, but not into the world's main superpower!

    Advice
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    Greetings,
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    Hometown: Paramaribo
    Country: Suriname
    Latin-American

    April 27, 2010 at 1:10 pm | Reply
  12. Ken

    Cheap labor means less consumption of resources while producing goods. While Americans and Europeans needed dishwashers, wash machines, cars to keep them going to factories in the morning, Chinese workers, wash cloth with bare hands, dry them on a shoe string, ride bikes to their work. Just think about it, how much resource it takes to produce and run those machines of luxury. What disgusts me is hippocras like Patrick and Ron continue to hunt discounted goods, like most of people in today’s globalized world, and it is the global citizens drives Chinese export oriented economy.
    Play soccer with Hands? Hundreds Millions of Chinese made shirts only buys one 777 jet liner, if you do not have an education, and don’t want to be re-educated, and if you are think $200 a month for making shirts are too little, you deserve to starve and freeze.

    April 27, 2010 at 1:13 pm | Reply
  13. William

    Here is a man that has traveled China and yet writes so pitifully. It shows that intelligence is not in the words, but in the money. China does not have value except for media hype. It is insane to believe so. They have no innovative spirit except to steal it from companies that have been allowed to go there. For example, Google was asked to censor. What did China do? Chinese government infiltrated that censorship to attack humanitarian workers. Now, this is China. I do not understand why we allow a nation as ruthless to human rights as was Nazi Germany to be any where close to being a economic superpower. The only thing that I can say is that it might be the connection with the US businesses. Look how they have managed to de-individualize the american worker and how they have gained the rights of the people in fair elections. Now, Wallstreet fights with Obama when the President himself should have delegated power to break up and destroy businesses. These two entities have their share shake at each other and have distanced themselves away from the American people.

    April 27, 2010 at 1:20 pm | Reply
  14. Hedy

    I don't think so. As we know,many facotrs can affect the whole ecnomics,not just as simple as what we saw.China has its own problems too, as a great many people are not satisfite with the present life.

    April 27, 2010 at 1:26 pm | Reply
  15. Dan

    China will continue to develop because they can spot opportunities throughout the globe. Whereas the west is constantly feeling sorry for Africa and hence viewing Africa only as a beneficiary of AID, China is actually trading with Africa.

    The Chinese Africa trade partner relationship is a lot more beneficial that the West's attitude of pity for Africa . Africa has a growing middle class and only China, India and a few other Asian Countries have sensed the opportunity. Every one else first seeks a hardship allowance before venturing into this land of opportunity.

    April 27, 2010 at 1:33 pm | Reply
  16. Miguel

    In deed China has a big economic boom, the future for the global economy is there. In my opinion is really important to be careful with the Chinese growth.

    April 27, 2010 at 1:37 pm | Reply
  17. Warren Oates

    I don't know if China is the world's top economic superpower, but one thing I know China is the world's top prostitute exporter to Central and South America, Middle East, Pakistan, Afghanistan, North Korea, Europe, etc. etc.
    I leave it up to your judgement to assess China's status.

    April 27, 2010 at 1:46 pm | Reply
  18. Javed Rahman

    I just returned from Shanghai; I had my taxi driver drive me around the Expo site last night. It is spectacular. Shanghai Government has spent US$40 billion to revamp the city's infrastructure. When Second Avenue Subway project in New York has almost become a myth, Shanghai has added several new lines in the last year alone. China has also elevated more people out of poverty faster than any other country in the world!
    China has plenty of cash and increasingly becoming very powerful. But it is still growing and will take some time before it reaches the US. It is important to remember that China and US are not enemies; they are interdependent and need each other.
    By the way, I was amazed to see the ranking of top four financial centers in the World: New York, London, Hong Kong and Singapore. Not Frankfurt, not Tokyo!
    This is certainly Asia's century!

    April 27, 2010 at 1:59 pm | Reply
  19. Ken

    William what a ignorant person you are, compare with Nazi Germany with China. Well, I hope you find a way to stop China, meanwhile we all happily watch China took over jobs in America, Europe, colonize Africa, and make ignorant ones like yourself bitter with life

    April 27, 2010 at 2:04 pm | Reply
  20. SwissPaul

    YES – we have handed China the advantage hands over fist, or as it is usally referred to iin the game of Go, the "sente".
    And the reason has nothing to do with being generous, it has to do with keeping a consumer based economy (US) afloat, and/or giving the Western countries' citizens the illusion of wealth due to the plummeting prices for consumer goods.
    I will never forget the hybris of the politicians, travelling to "open the chinese markets to the West". Hah – the shortsightedness of it all!
    Just look who is ready to reconquer world dominance now!

    April 27, 2010 at 2:05 pm | Reply
  21. green

    Socialism will transcend capitalism eventually, but not as fast as Lenin thought.

    April 27, 2010 at 2:20 pm | Reply
  22. Manny

    China is the worlds main superpower, and the previous one, The USA can do nothing about it unless its citizens will be willing to make some painfull changes.
    Abolish capitalism, as the first one.
    Copy China and move the whole US population into apartment buildings, and drop the Coop Condo category.
    Here is why:
    In the USA we mostly live in standalone houses which spread through vast distances. Affective public transport, affective environmental protection and affordable housing are all impossible. The need of Americans are huge (house tax, heating electricity. gas, grass, fences, roofs, driveways etc.) compare to Chinese, for example, and that is why even some good people turn to crime in America, the needs are bigger than the have. The troubles are greater then one can bear.

    When I was young I thought it was greed that drive people in this country, but now I know, its need, and too much of it.

    As long as we don't change the American dream, it will stay the American nightmare, and no amount of manipulation with money exchange rate or stimulus or new inventions will solve that. Americans great ingenuity, ideas and innovation would not help this country until the American dream is abolished.

    April 27, 2010 at 2:43 pm | Reply
  23. Pete

    China is definitely not the worlds main economic superpower. Despite the fact that China is growing as much as they are, its only because they export alot. When the Chinese start investing in Research and Development, when they start creating new technologies never seen before, and when they play by the rest of the worlds rules (meaning they stop manipulating their currency to get an advantage over everyone else) then they're gona start to become as big as the United States. If the U.S. wasnt so involved in wars and giving foreign aid to other countries, the U.S. would be way ahead of the Chinese. The American economy is $14 trillion dollars. The Chinese is 4.3. They still cant complain

    April 27, 2010 at 2:54 pm | Reply
  24. JOE

    I don't think my country is becoming a superpower , we still have a long way to solve lots of demestic problems , most of us can not affort a house or a car , there are a lot of people are still in a very low lever situation .

    thanks the wolrd give us a chance to communicate with you and the rest of country , to learn from you , to show a real China for you .

    China is on her to chase the goal which make people a better life , more responsability at the environment , helping those people who still are in the poverty, we hope as American say " we can make a difference " ,

    that 's what our chinese peopel need to do !

    JOE

    April 27, 2010 at 3:07 pm | Reply
  25. vincent

    Well, the answer is sooner or later. Simple reason, people there are not stupid. And they are hard working toward better life.

    April 27, 2010 at 3:15 pm | Reply
  26. Rick

    Ten years ago the US was the richest most powerful country the world had ever seen.

    But in the last 10 years average incomes have not grown at all, we've gone into massive debt to finance wars and tax cuts for the wealthiest, our financial crisis nearly toppled the world economy, and we've lost incredible prestige by not even winning the wars we started.

    In the past the US would pull the world out of recessions with our dynamic economy. Now we and everyone else look to China to drive world growth.

    If you don't think that countries around the world respect and even try to emulate China you are 10 years behind the times.

    It's just plain embarrassing for the US.

    But a little competition is a good thing in the long run for everyone.

    April 27, 2010 at 3:33 pm | Reply
  27. Shimo

    China is just a little behind US and sometimes even that is debatable with China and Japan carrying two trillion of our debt. We cannot take for granted our past position as the wealthiest nation with rapid spending as such and an endless amount of debt piling up. Could it be possible one day that our workers will go to China seeking employment because the jobs are not here in the USA? China is also on a mission of purchasing companies to their advantage.

    How will we handle repayments to both Japan and China if they demand immediate full payments, and also refuse to buy anymore of our debt?

    Everything we buy seems to have 'made in China' note somewhere on the item. Number one Nation for how long??

    April 27, 2010 at 3:43 pm | Reply
  28. Terkura

    China has made its rules and stuck by them, if they are not "The economic superpower" , sooner or later they will be. I see it as the thinking mechanism of socialism versus the individual greed of capitalism. We are all like a bunch of kids at the toy shop!

    April 27, 2010 at 3:43 pm | Reply
  29. Ch-who?

    China? Economic power? what a joke ! Because it has a 9% average GDP growth or because it has the largest forex reserves? or because it is the largest holder of US debt? Nope..its because its a trash producer and best at cheating innovative ideas from around the world. A country with lack of respect for its citizens and the world as a whole driven solely by pulling in its reserves and producing trash does not equal to any kind of superpower. Devalue currencies together and pull down the Chinese economy for good. Tit for tat

    April 27, 2010 at 3:48 pm | Reply
  30. red mao

    What a bunch of clueless dimwits!
    Chinese products are inferior , really ? Where are your laptops, iPhone, PCs, and just about everything made these days ?
    It's an economic reality no other nation can surpass or dominate China in manufacturing. It's not just labor costs, it's the razor thin profit margins Chinese producers/manufacturers are prepared to work with.
    Eg. each iPhone produced by foxconn in shenzhen generates less than $5 profit for them , while Apple makes hundreds. No US or Euro manufacturers will work with this margin and you wonder why most manufacturing has moved to China.

    April 27, 2010 at 3:53 pm | Reply
  31. Keira

    Yes and no. China has become a big player in world economics, no one can deny that, but at what cost? We've heard of a LOT of issues w/ Chinese goods, so is their newfound economic power based on merit or cheap labor?

    Keira
    NY

    April 27, 2010 at 4:08 pm | Reply
  32. gilles

    please keep separated the chinese people who are still not aware of outside China "circumstances" (thanks to their Goverment) to the China Goverment that is well aware since decenies and happy to handle a globaly yet under educated people. only a dictarial system could handle such a way of life. Republic Democratic of China: who believes that ? there is 2 lies here.

    April 27, 2010 at 4:11 pm | Reply
  33. abyss

    do never neglet the fact that the so called fast develpment is based on AMAZINGLY cheap labor,while it is for sure that the GDP announced by gov is a 'white lie'. under the superficial persperity hides suffocating poltikl system . what's more, (discipulus Sinae sum )in latinō.

    April 27, 2010 at 4:29 pm | Reply
  34. Joey

    Dear Ken & Red Mao,

    Please wake up and try to see reality. China is an extremely corrupt country and only produces growth because of cheap labor. Chinese peopple and their government are not beloved people on this planet as Patrick correctly points out. Their products are of a bad quality at best and their is little innovation. If high quality products are produced in China it is only because it is done under the supervision of people that actually know what they are talking about. They are catyching up. We should keep an eye on them. They tend to bark a lot though, but they do not have the balls to bite hard. yet... If we all decide one day to boycot Chinese products, the chinese economy is finished and they will be bankrupt in no time.

    April 27, 2010 at 4:31 pm | Reply
  35. Michael Ballantine

    It's a simple truth. America exported 10 million jobs over the last 10 years in exchange for cheap consumer goods. Now America no longer has factories to jump start our economy. Not only is China winning the trade game, but we aren't even seriously playing. The solution is easy, tariffs. Respond to the bluntly obvious mercantilist policies of China, reopen the factories in the US and rebuild the economy back to where we were 20 years ago.

    Unfortunately the fortune 500 doesn't care about America, only profits. America needs the workers to pay the taxes. The workers need decent paying jobs. When will we get serious about creating jobs?

    April 27, 2010 at 4:34 pm | Reply
  36. Nikato

    I don't know if China is the world's top economic superpower, but one thing I know China is the world's top prostitute exporter to Central and South America, Middle East, Pakistan, Afghanistan, North Korea, Europe, etc. etc. I leave it up to your judgement to assess China's status. Agreed, any seedy place in the world has an abundance of cheap chinese sluts waiting for customers, china is world's slut superpower

    April 27, 2010 at 4:42 pm | Reply
  37. desert voice

    It seems that there is some hidden global Mafia that is powerful. The people are becoming irrelevant, especially in the U.S. The powerful cliques that run the global economy should be unmasked. Who is Mr.. Gaitner working for? Mr. Bush, Mr. Obama? Is Mr. Hu sworn into silence as member of the Masonry? People like Bob Woodward ought to spend some time on these questions.

    April 27, 2010 at 4:44 pm | Reply
  38. Gerard

    China, has been helping Australia continuously to sustain growth, and sailing all through the Global Economic Crisis. However, by doing this exercise, the Chinese Economy has slipped in recession. The United States of America needs good consultants to resurrect their economy. There is imminent GFC II coming up very soon, as proclaimed by Training8m, Australia. The epicenter will be US but this time India, China will be most affected nations. Mainly India. China has all the qualities to come out of the recession. The entire Global Economic Recession will last for another 6 years and 6 months to be precise. Till then there will be shift of economic powers from one country to Other. India's Real Estate and banking Industry are mainly under threat which threatens the Global Economy.

    April 27, 2010 at 5:09 pm | Reply
  39. Theresa

    Yes and I'm glad because I love their food. Chinese food RULES! Love those balls and sticky sauce!

    April 27, 2010 at 5:14 pm | Reply
  40. IBRAHIM AHMED

    Yes china is,not talking about cars alone china has dominated many other bussineses .

    April 27, 2010 at 5:24 pm | Reply
  41. Tom

    As long as China doesn't let Taiwan go independent it is risking an eventual military showdown with US and Japan over the control of Taiwan strait.

    April 27, 2010 at 5:27 pm | Reply
  42. H

    Chinese should learn english 1st lol, and americans these guys have ranted for the past 100 years, japan kept them under the toe and renamed munchuria to munchouko lol they couldnt do ___ about it.. british corrupted there entire poppulation with opium..they can just talk.. and china is not a socialist.. read engles or Marx for a change.. Chinese are excellent people no doubt but are ridden by the thought of racial superiority than sticking to the goals of modernizing and improving which they are.. lets not make this fight of words simply watch till all of us live.. live and let live and may china prosper and US remain the great nation its nobody can change that.. or else if china is so great.. chinese here can go back nobody stops them..take care and stop immigrating and coming to harvard yale..bby the way am an Indian.. so the chinese best of luck am just next to you.. have look over tibet i m waiting for for repeat 🙂

    April 27, 2010 at 5:32 pm | Reply
  43. Mario Franceschi

    All superpowers, on their way to become one, have had innovative spirit, and at same time have copied technology, culture and ideas from their conterporary rivals. USA was considered the main technology, culture and ideas copier of late XIX century (ask the Birtish about it). Same happened with Japan during the 60s 70s and part of the 80s. Saying that China has no innovative spirit is like saying that planet earth has no atmosphere (just check ALL THE INVENTIONS we presently have and that are due to chinese culture) History, my friends, is the best teacher you can find when commenting with such an easiness on human inventiveness... especially chinese inventiveness.

    China is not yet a soperpower but it is far to obvious that China is on the right path to become one within the next 25 years. China's influence in world affairs is by far more important than that of Russia, Germany and UK. China's presence and importance in world economic affairs is second only to USA and probably Japan (and USA has a monstrous debt with China that will take each american citizen all of his/her natural life to pay). Despite all of the above, have to agree with Ken when referring to cheap labour wages... but, with all due respect, it is part of the historical process as well; and in order to be clear on this issue, pls check the miserable wages UK paid to the textile workers or, to that matter, to the industry workers during XIX century. Or check all great economies that were based on slave labour (Rome, Ancient China, Greece, USA XVIII and XIX century or low wages due to racial differences during most part of XX century; UK, France... etc). I am not saying that China will ever eliminate cheap labour (their population is over 1.3 billion and probably India will never do it as well) but for certain their level of living will improve and their internal market will become (already in full steam ahead) their engine to achive their economic goals of becoming No. 1 world economy.

    In short, China is not yet a superpower but for certain it is the only country with solid chances of becoming one during the course of this XXI century, and whether we like it or not, we better start accepting this fact.

    April 27, 2010 at 5:44 pm | Reply
  44. Jurgen R. Brul

    Hello CNN friends,

    No, China is not the world's main superpower,
    but according to the Police in Hong Kong today
    China is evolving into a Cocaine superpower!

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    April 27, 2010 at 7:12 pm | Reply
  45. PK

    China is not a superpower, leaving alone the main superpower of the world. Travel to western China and take a look for yourself. I just came back from there. It's poverty that is hard to imagine in the West. I was in Gansu province where a village of 50 people do not have running water, indoor toilet, or electricity during most nights.

    April 28, 2010 at 4:03 am | Reply
  46. John Ajah Bucham

    The west cannot pretend to be blind to the rapid technological development of China. China is spending huge in research and military hard ware. The truth is when China finally dominate the world what type of world policies will she be dishing out to first- rivals like the US and to countries that may be still unfortunate to have dictators.

    April 28, 2010 at 10:56 am | Reply
  47. John Ajah Bucham

    All Hail China!!
    China has come a long way and as she steps in to become the world's greatest influence let us not just hold back our best wishes. the human society is dynamic this we all know. The question i want people to help me answer is what is the world order going to be like with China as the dominating power.

    April 28, 2010 at 11:22 am | Reply
  48. hhz

    China is getting there and will be there. The fortune of a country is a mysterious thing. At least 7 times in history, when China rose from the ashes of the previous dynasty, it shot to the top. From 1949, China began its 8th push to the top and no outside forces could stop it. Examples:(1) When George W Bush began the process to down China, there came September 11; (2) The 2008 financial crisis (Schemed by the West?) failed to harm but benefit China; etc...... Prepare to live alongside Superpower China. It could make the world a better place. The Chinese, in nature, are less aggressive and less missionary-like than the Westerners and most of the other foreigners.

    April 28, 2010 at 11:48 am | Reply
  49. Bob S

    It takes more than money to make a Superpower!
    It's like saying a pimp is a good businessman.

    April 28, 2010 at 1:27 pm | Reply
  50. Michael Kihn

    American corporations built China's economy because they didn't want to pay the greedy union wages benefits. Once they discovered how much money they could save, they said screw any American worker

    April 28, 2010 at 4:11 pm | Reply
  51. lake

    Just wait and see what happens

    April 28, 2010 at 7:24 pm | Reply
  52. Robert E Chaffee

    Well when "The New World Order" , that George Bush Sr. sent us out a brochure on, during his stay at the White House, comes into play soon, we'll know who'll be making our automobiles. Everyone is good at something.

    April 28, 2010 at 8:10 pm | Reply
  53. Ross

    if china vanished tomorrow we would barely notice 10 years hence.

    May 3, 2010 at 10:31 pm | Reply
  54. Ashiru u gabasawa

    No chana can't be the world superpowder bcus the thing its produce is not good nd qualiatative ones among others nations products.

    May 4, 2010 at 7:57 am | Reply
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  56. David Freeman

    China's economy is though laudable but that does not make it the best. For me I think Japan has the best economy.

    May 5, 2010 at 5:03 pm | Reply
  57. justice otibu

    well,funny but serious question . no one can deny the fact that china is gradually emerging as a very great force in all aspect of global affairs, especially in economic affairs. however, they still need to do more to be dubbed as the world's super power . why ? cos most of their products are substandards especially the ones posted to africa, e.g is the china phones which is fast gaining porpularity in africa but very low in quality . secondly their technology is not innotive and for me they stand a great risk of losing to their greattest rivals the u.s.when their economy revamps. however, i will advice africa to emulate from the boldness of china to take their own destiny into their hands and manipulate it to their suite rather than leaning on the skimpy donation of the west! on conclusion, china isn't the world super power so far as the world's economy is concerned

    May 5, 2010 at 5:31 pm | Reply
  58. Albert

    My personal observation is that America is rotting from within. American women in particular are lazy, selfish and spoiled. Any political candidate running for office must now offer massive financial handouts and legal entitlements to America's lazy, selfish, good-for-nothing women if he wishes to get elected. The funding for these special female only entitlements comes from taxes which must constantly be raised to accommodate the never ending demands of America's selfish women. China, by stark contrast, doesn't have such demanding parasitic women to support. China's women contribute to the common good and overall economic well-being of the country. American women leech and live off the productive labor of the country's men.

    October 31, 2010 at 7:42 am | Reply
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