Assisted Reproduction

Wealthy Chinese Are Invading Americans' Wombs. Should We Panic?

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Where does this fall under foreign trade stats?

The giant gap between the rich and the poor is not just a phenomenon for Western capitalist countries, despite what some progressives would have us believe. Imagine being a poor person in China, confined to one child under the country's restrictive centrally planned economy, and take note of what the rich there are doing. Courtesy of Reuters:

Wealthy Chinese are hiring American women to serve as surrogates for their children, creating a small but growing business in $120,000 "designer" American babies for China's elite.

Surrogacy agencies in China and the United States are catering to wealthy Chinese who want a baby outside the country's restrictive family planning policies, who are unable to conceive themselves, or who are seeking U.S. citizenship for their children.

Emigration as a family is another draw—U.S. citizens may apply for Green Cards for their parents when they turn 21.

Here in Southern California, this trend has caused some typical "anchor baby" scare coverage from the media with little reference to the fact that these families are rather wealthy. As Reuters notes, these folks aren't coming here to take advantage of our social services. Rather they are concerned about what might happen to their wealth if things go downhill in China:

[Surrogacy firm President John] Weltman said that prospective Chinese clients almost always want to chose U.S. citizenship for their babies, while other agencies pointed to a desire to have children educated in the United States.

Some wealthy Chinese say they want a bolt-hole overseas because they fear they will the targets of public or government anger if there were more social unrest in China. There is also a perception that their wealth will be better protected in countries with a stronger rule of law.

The punchline: Many of these clients are typically government officials or employees of state-owned businesses. Who else would be so rich in China?

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  1. Jobs Americans won’t do…

    1. The Yellow Whored…

  2. This has just restored my faith in humanity. Thank you, entrepreneurial Chinese and American people, and Scott S. for sharing.

    1. It has destroyed the last shred of mine.

  3. Every vagina has a price. It just most women have coupon days.

    1. you open house days?

  4. I volunteer to go raid Chinese wombs in retaliation. Let’s call it the Ron Jeremy Brigade.

    1. I’m sure the Yangtze Patrol and the China Marines did their fair share of “retaliating” back in their day. Considering the China Marines still exist as the 4th Marine Regiment, there is no need for another.

      1. Only tangentially related, but I studied up on the Phillipine-American War the other day. Good lord, the shit the U.S. pulled there was pure evil.

        1. An alternate spelling for evil is w-a-r.

    2. And before anyone gets bent out of shape, I’m talking about raiding willing wombs only.

      1. Always a good detail to include.

    3. My very most professional performance taking cover money at the door was for a Ron Jeremy stand-up comedy performance. I collected $15 a head, handed out “nut rolls” (cheap store-brand candy bars”) to the first 50 or so, and kept a straight face the whole time. He failed to include the jello wrestlers he’d advertised, because he apparently couldn’t be bothered to stop at a Wal-Mart to buy a kiddie pool and the requisite gelatin.

    4. I lived in China for five years. This might be retaliation.

  5. “$120,000 “designer” American babies”

    Hmmmmm….wheels turning.

  6. Imagine being a poor person in China, confined to one child under the country’s restrictive centrally planned economy

    They’re centrally planning more than just the economy.

    1. ahh i see what you did there…..

  7. U.S. citizens may apply for Green Cards for their parents when they turn 21.

    A process that still takes around 10 to 15 years.

    1. I’d like to know what rich people in Indonesia, etc. are doing – are they renting American wombs, too? If not, does this mean the 1-child policy is the key incentive?

      1. The only parallel that I can think of is all the married Saudi women who come to my university on student visas. They come with their husbands, who are either studying at the university as well, or on an F-2 visa, as the spouse of a full-time student.

        Within a week on American soil, without fail, they get knocked up.

        1. Something you need to share with us, HM? 😉

        2. Incentives affect behaviors? You should write a paper on that. Academia deserves to know!

        3. So they’re with their husbands when they get pregnant with their anchor babies? I don’t see a problem with this!

          This seems to suggest that renting American wombs is a specific response to 1-child?

  8. See, this really pisses me off.

    Solid gold business opportunity here, for the taking. And its been there for years. Seriously, how did I miss this one?

    1. You were staring right at sluts the whole time!

  9. This, obviously, is rich people EXPLOITING the poor.

    Of course, the rich in this case are not white, and the poor are probably either white or also Chinese. So that screws up the narrative a bit.

    1. I’m sure the poor would be more likely to be NAM. They’d do it in NAM countries if any had a decent healthcare system.

  10. The punchline: Many of these clients are typically government officials or employees of state-owned businesses. Who else would be so rich in China?

    What could go wrong?

  11. This could actually get some of you people to oppose immigration. All of you assume you have high IQs(and, rather ignorant of regression toward the mean, that your children will as well), and thus have nothing to fear from unskilled NAM immigration. However, these Chinese have IQs significantly higher than White people, and they would be willing to work for significantly less.(It will be some time before China has the per-capita GDP that America does) Imagine if one of you got fired from your job as a bank accountant(or something) because Danny Chang can do your job for half the money. DEY TOOK UR JERBS!

    1. Go die in a fire, Merkin.

    2. Fuck you, you fucking say that to understand China, you little bitch do? I’ll let you know I graduated top of my class PLA special operations forces, I have been involved in many secret attacks in Tibet, I have over 300 confirmed kills. I trained in gorilla warfare and I’m the top sniper in the entire Chinese army. You are nothing to me, but just one goal. I will destroy you fuck up precisely like one never before seen on this earth, mark my fucking words. Do you think you can get away with that shit, I’m on the internet? Think again, stupid. As we speak, I contacted my secret spy network throughout the United States as well as your IP being tracked, and now so you better prepare storm, maggot. Storm wiped the poor little thing you call your life. You fucking dead child. I can be anywhere, any time, I could kill you in seven hundred ways, but my bare hands. I not only extensively trained in unarmed combat, but I have access to the entire arsenal of the PLA, and I will use it to its full extent to wipe your ass face poor continent, your little dog feces. If you know your little “clever” comment is what you despise evil revenge, maybe you’ll hold your tongue fuck. But you can not, you do not, you pay now, you fucking idiot. I’ll shit all your anger you will drown. You fucking dead, GWAILO.

    3. Meh, I am not worried about immigrants who are smart and/or rich, because they pay taxes and rarely commit crimes. I am worried about the ones that are stupid and/or poor, because they consume taxes and often commit crimes.

    1. OH, NO! The BABY gap!
      The guy above is right, gwailo.

  12. How much of this is because of the horrific one-child policy? Are non-Chinese rich people doing this sort of thing? If not, one might think the 1 child policy was the decisive factor.

    1. If this is simply a symptom of one of the most egregious human-rights violations you can find, it’s not really something to cheer.

      1. What? Have you forgotten the Cosmotarian Motto?

  13. Wealthy Chinese are hiring American women to serve as surrogates for their children

    How would you like your daughter to rent her womb to one? Huh? HUH???

    1. The cosmos are confident that their daughters will be wealthy enough to avoid such a fate. Unless you have a very large amount of capital, this is a misguided view.

      1. What the fuck did you just fucking say about cosmotarians, you little bitch? I’ll have you know I graduated top of my class in the Navy Seals, and I’ve been involved in numerous secret raids on Al-Quaeda, and I have over 300 confirmed kills. I am trained in gorilla warfare and I’m the top sniper in the entire US armed forces. You are nothing to me but just another target. I will wipe you the fuck out with precision the likes of which has never been seen before on this Earth, mark my fucking words. You think you can get away with saying that shit to me over the Internet? Think again, fucker. As we speak I am contacting my secret network of spies across the USA and your IP is being traced right now so you better prepare for the storm, maggot. The storm that wipes out the pathetic little thing you call your life. You’re fucking dead, kid. I can be anywhere, anytime, and I can kill you in over seven hundred ways, and that’s just with my bare hands. Not only am I extensively trained in unarmed combat, but I have access to the entire arsenal of the United States Marine Corps and I will use it to its full extent to wipe your miserable ass off the face of the continent, you little shit.

      2. If only you could have known what unholy retribution your little “clever” comment was about to bring down upon you, maybe you would have held your fucking tongue. But you couldn’t, you didn’t, and now you’re paying the price, you goddamn idiot. I will shit fury all over you and you will drown in it. You’re fucking dead, kiddo.

  14. But don’t the progressives keep telling us China is the Way To Go.

    AFAIK the only place downhill from there is North Korea.

  15. Normally the “300 confirmed kills gorilla warfare” guy is kind of annoying, but watching him troll American was pretty funny

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  18. “Some wealthy Chinese say they want a bolt-hole overseas because they fear they will the targets of public or government anger if there were more social unrest in China.”

    Not the sign of a stable society…

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