U.S. unlikely to block Chinese purcha...

U.S. unlikely to block Chinese purchase of Smithfield

There are 44 comments on the Reuters story from Sep 5, 2013, titled U.S. unlikely to block Chinese purchase of Smithfield. In it, Reuters reports that:

The U.S. government should soon give the go-ahead for the largest ever Chinese acquisition of a U.S. company: a Chinese food group's $4.7 billion deal to buy Smithfield Foods Inc , an inter-agency executive branch panel that examines foreign investment for potential threats to national security.

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#1 Sep 5, 2013
Does this mean Michelle will get sold with the rest of the progressive Pigs?
Maybe she can teach the PIGS how to EAT!
Gary

Bellingham, WA

#2 Sep 5, 2013
Eighthman wrote:
Does this mean Michelle will get sold with the rest of the progressive Pigs?
Maybe she can teach the PIGS how to EAT!
She's given up on Republicans. They're just too darn fat
and sloppy. It's a life style choice that's the norm in
conservatism. Bacon fat and grits. A way of life in
hillbilly America.
fatbacks x

Douglas, WY

#3 Sep 5, 2013
No one in the gubbermint gives two purple s--ts about the countries security.

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#4 Sep 5, 2013
Gary wrote:
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She's given up on Republicans. They're just too darn fat
and sloppy. It's a life style choice that's the norm in
conservatism. Bacon fat and grits. A way of life in
hillbilly America.
It's been the year of the PIG ever since she's been spewing propaganda at our children from the White House.
OINK
fingiswold

Byron, GA

#5 Sep 5, 2013
this will enable smithfield to sell those famous 'chinese floating riverhog hams' we've been hearing so much about..
fingiswold

Byron, GA

#6 Sep 5, 2013
Eighthman wrote:
<quoted text>It's been the year of the PIG ever since she's been spewing propaganda at our children from the White House.
OINK
don't lie, your mom wouldn't get anywhere near the white house
ima- Ilis Myka Ashanti

El Paso, TX

#7 Sep 5, 2013
Trump was right! Chinese buying off American companies that will keep Americans from obtaining any jobs there because great numbers of their own will be brought in for employment to work those companies.

“bar0ckalypse n0w”

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#8 Sep 5, 2013
I think there are laws preventing American companies from buying Chinese ones.

We should reciprocate.
Cat74

United States

#9 Sep 5, 2013
First the Chinese has to find a market in America for their product.

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#10 Sep 5, 2013
Gary wrote:
<quoted text>
She's given up on Republicans. They're just too darn fat
and sloppy. It's a life style choice that's the norm in
conservatism. Bacon fat and grits. A way of life in
hillbilly America.
And yet, it is all the Democrat cities and states that are facing bankruptcy.

Bacon fat, grits and solvency vs Kale, tofu and bankruptcy....

You decide.
Cat74

United States

#11 Sep 5, 2013
Would you buy a Smithfield Ham? There are too many others that are just as good owned by Americans.
ima- Ilis Myka Ashanti

El Paso, TX

#12 Sep 6, 2013
We're heading for WW III and letting China buy huge companies? the better for their spying technology!! more and more they are implanting themselves so easily in our country. BOYCOTT AMC THEATERS AND ALL DOLLAR STORES, SMITHFIELD FOODS & PRODUCTS. DON'T BUY CHINESE anything BUY AMERICAN! Maybe if they go broke they'll pack up and go!
ima- Ilis Myka Ashanti

El Paso, TX

#13 Sep 6, 2013
IN OTHER WORDS FIND OUT BEFORE YOU BUY, please....our companies need our support and Americans need to help each other out and RIGHT NOW, we Americans (all races of Americans) need to WORK TOGETHER TO KEEP OUR COUNTRY.

“BILLARY 2016 ”

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#14 Sep 6, 2013
Eighthman wrote:
<quoted text>It's been the year of the PIG ever since she's been spewing propaganda at our children from the White House.
OINK
Your fat little whiny children are now having heart attacks at age 10.

Eat up! Be sure to put gravy on everything and avoid them-there vegetables. Let's speed up the process so educated, HEALTHY Americans can take their country back from you out of control fatties.

Obesity is a choice. You made your king size bed now lay in it, moo-cow.

“BILLARY 2016 ”

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#15 Sep 6, 2013
Bama Yankee wrote:
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And yet, it is all the Democrat cities and states that are facing bankruptcy.
Bacon fat, grits and solvency vs Kale, tofu and bankruptcy....
You decide.
Most states in the south are red states and red states in general are always #1 in obesity,#1 in HS drop out rates,#1 in divorce,#1 in drug, alcohol, gambling and porn addiction.

The so-called "republican party of Xtians" turned out to be the party of gluttony, sloth, sexual deviancy, adultery, racism, hate, stupidity and now, obesity.

Eat up! The less there are of you, the better the country will be.

“BILLARY 2016 ”

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#16 Sep 6, 2013
I wonder how China will inject lead into our meat products just like they have put it in our childrens toys, our jewelry, bullets and steel and don't forget the building materials China sent us for years that is now making families sick because their homes were built with it.

China.....keep it up. Did you learn nothing from Japan's history with us?

“BILLARY 2016 ”

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#17 Sep 6, 2013
800,000 people died in China last year from lung disease.

Keep building those coal-fired plants China.
You are your own worst enemy.

“bar0ckalypse n0w”

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#18 Sep 6, 2013
x0x0x wrote:
<quoted text>Your fat little whiny children are now having heart attacks at age 10.
Eat up! Be sure to put gravy on everything and avoid them-there vegetables. Let's speed up the process so educated, HEALTHY Americans can take their country back from you out of control fatties.
Obesity is a choice. You made your king size bed now lay in it, moo-cow.
It's not a choice with Michelle Antoinette.

Let them eat healthcare.

Learn to think.
American Lady

Danville, KY

#19 Sep 6, 2013
ima- Ilis Myka Ashanti wrote:
IN OTHER WORDS FIND OUT BEFORE YOU BUY, please....our companies need our support and Americans need to help each other out and RIGHT NOW, we Americans (all races of Americans) need to WORK TOGETHER TO KEEP OUR COUNTRY.
Amen Ima :)
ima- Ilis Myka Ashanti

El Paso, TX

#20 Sep 6, 2013
x0x0x wrote:
800,000 people died in China last year from lung disease.
Keep building those coal-fired plants China.
You are your own worst enemy.
Interesting! thanks for the info

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