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CCP Dope, US Death

Chinese state-directed narcotics killed 80,000 Americans in 2021.

The House Select Committee on China released a damning report on the Chinese Communist Party’s central and active role in the fentanyl crisis.

80,000+ Americans were killed by fentanyl in 2021.

Fentanyl, a monstrous designer drug, killed nearly 200 Americans, including many teenagers, every day of every week of every month in 2021.

The scale of death stemming from the fentanyl crisis is validated by public health data and confirmed by toxicology screenings. From NIH:

The fundamental questions, answered

Said another way, when it comes to the fentanyl crisis, we have specific answers to the what? (fentanyl) and how many? (high and rising) questions. But until this report was released, we could not definitively answer the where? and who? questions.

If its conclusions are validated, this report may provide the missing pieces to the worst, most tragic puzzle imaginable.

CCP is the central node in a global drug smuggling ring

The committee’s findings don’t leave much intellectual space for alternative theories. For example, it makes the following unequivocal statement about the origins of this long-running crisis: China is “the ultimate geographic source of the fentanyl crisis.” It doesn’t take much to understand why. Xi wants to overtake the U.S., so any strategic plan worth its salt would have two distinct lines of effort:

  1. Make China stronger
  2. Make America weaker

Flooding the United States with deadly narcotics may not make China stronger, per se, but it definitely accomplishes the second objective. For this reason, according to the House investigation, Xi’s CCP has become the central node – leading, financing, and facilitating – in a global operation focused on exporting fentanyl out of China and into the United States.

The CCP's complicity

The report cites seven specific actions that strongly suggest the CCP’s direct involvement in encouraging, promoting, and distributing deadly narcotics.

  1. Directly subsidizes the manufacturing and export of illicit fentanyl materials and other synthetic narcotics through tax rebates. Many of these substances are illegal under the PRC’s own laws and have no known legal use worldwide. Like its export tax rebates for legitimate goods, the CCP’s subsidies of illegal drugs incentivizes international synthetic drug sales from the PRC. The CCP never disclosed this program.
  2. Gave monetary grants and awards to companies openly trafficking illicit fentanyl materials and other synthetic narcotics. There are even examples of some of these companies enjoying site visits from provincial PRC government officials who complimented them for their impact on the provincial economy.
  3. Holds ownership interest in several PRC companies tied to drug trafficking. This includes a PRC government prison connected to human rights abuses owning a drug trafficking chemical company and a publicly traded PRC company hosting thousands of instances of open drug trafficking on its sites.
  4. Fails to prosecute fentanyl and precursor manufacturers. Rather than investigating drug traffickers, PRC security services have not cooperated with U.S. law enforcement, and have even notified targets of U.S. investigations when they received requests for assistance.
  5. Allows the open sale of fentanyl precursors and other illicit materials on the extensively monitored and controlled PRC internet. A review of just seven e-commerce sites found over 31,000 instances of PRC companies selling illicit chemicals with obvious ties to drug trafficking. Undercover communications with PRC drug trafficking companies (whose identities were provided to U.S. law enforcement) revealed an eagerness to engage in clearly illicit drug sales with no fear of reprisal.
  6. Censors content about domestic drug sales, but leaves export-focused narcotics content untouched. The PRC has censorship triggers for domestic drug sales (e.g., “fentanyl + cash on delivery”), but no such triggers exist to monitor or prevent the export of illicit narcotics out of the PRC.
  7. Strategically and economically benefits from the fentanyl crisis. The fentanyl crisis has helped CCP-tied Chinese organized criminal groups become the world’s premier money launderers, enriched the PRC’s chemical industry, and has had a devastating impact on Americans.