US denies China policy change after Taiwan leader speech in LA. Why?

I do not recognize the claimed territorial rights of the totalitarian dictatorship of mainland China over the independent, democratic, nation-state of Taiwan, and neither should anyone else.

I have never agreed to the US switching to the dictatorship's "one-China" position.

President Donald Trump's administration denied Tuesday any change to its "One-China" policy after Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen made a political speech in the US, the first time in 15 years a Taiwanese leader has done so.


Trump is wholly inconsistent even while twisting. He places heavy sanctions on Venezuela, which is not a dictatorship but a democracy under attack by libertarian and crony capitalists for being to generous to its poor. Meanwhile, he cozies up to dictators, such as in Saudi Arabia.

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    Employment: 2008 - present, website developer and writer. 2015 - present, insurance broker. Education: Arizona State University, Bachelor of Science in Political Science. City University of Seattle, graduate studies in Public Administration. Volunteerism: 2007 - present, president of the Real Liberal Christian Church and Christian Commons Project.
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