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By Jason Cote
Aug. 7, 2014 11:16 a.m.

Would you be in favor of allowing foreign communist governments to build entire cities in the middle of America and start moving their people there?
That is exactly what China is doing in the United States, right under the nose of most Americans.
A few years ago, China began planning to build what it calls “China City” in upstate New York, not far from West Point.
The plan calls for a 2000 acre community that will cost over $6 billion.  
The three phase plan calls for a Chinese high school, college, casino, theme park, large numbers of Chinese businesses, and plenty of homes for new Chinese immigrants.
Every province in China would have an office there. Those promoting the plan say that it will be a great way for New Yorkers to learn about Chinese culture but it will actually be a little slice of communist China right in the heart of New York.
Incidentally, a Chinese group has bought a large tract of land about 40 minutes from both Detroit and Toledo and plans to construct another self-contained “China City.”
It will be marketed to Chinese immigrants who want to start a company in the United States.
For some reason the Chinese are very interested in this area of our country. Chinese investment groups have been busy buying up millions of dollars of real estate in Toledo and Detroit.
Detroit is a hugely popular U.S. destination for Chinese real estate investors and they are buying up properties by the thousands sight unseen. This includes two downtown icons, the David Stott building and the Detroit Free Press building.
One of the more ambitious plans though lies outside Boise, Idaho. A company called Sinomach, which is owned by the Chinese government, wants to construct a 50 square mile self-sustaining Chinese “special economic zone” that would include manufacturing facilities, warehouses, retail centers and large numbers of homes for imported Chinese workers.
Fortunately that deal appears to have stalled but Sinomach has also sent representatives to Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Michigan to explore setting up Chinese special economic zones in those states as well.
Chinese investors are also buying up existing real estate as fast as they can. In recent years, government sponsored Chinese investment groups have bought the Chase Manhattan Plaza in New York City and agreed to purchase a 70% stake in a large apartment project next to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
More alarming is the fact that a company owned by the Chinese government is buying a one-third stake in 600,000 acres of Texas oil and gas fields owned by Chesapeake Energy Assets.
They are paying $2.2 billion for a property that could eventually produce up to half a million barrels of oil a day.
We have lost millions of jobs to the Chinese and now they are literally buying up little pieces of America.
Chinese buyers purchased $8.2 billion worth of U.S. property in 2012, according to a Chinese real estate website. According to the National Association of Realtors it is estimated that the Chinese are now buying one out of every ten homes sold in the state of California.
Chinese purchases of commercial property have also quadrupled in the last few years.
How are the Chinese able to do this?
In 2010, China had the largest trade surplus in the world and the United States had the largest deficit.
It is estimated that we buy nearly $1 trillion more from China than they do from us.
In fact, our negative trade balance was more than nine times larger than any other country in the world.   
So what are the long-term consequences of allowing a communist superpower to buy up large sections of America?
The truth is these “special economic zones” represent a huge national security threat.
What would the reaction be if Russia was building cities in America in the middle of the cold war?
China is buying America with the money we gave them, and they aren’t going anywhere anytime soon.

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