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(NPR)   Either China has become a breeding ground for Dementors, or they really need to get stronger controls on pollution   ( npr.org) divider line
    More: Scary, air pollution, environmental engineering, European cities, pollution, Morning Edition, clean air laws, China Daily  
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13376 clicks; posted to Main » on 24 May 2013 at 8:41 AM (5 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2013-05-24 09:00:38 AM  
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I so wish the US would get rid of the job killing, economy crushing, draconian big government anti-business environmental nazi laws that are hampering our job creators.

Pittsburgh used to be the industrial lynchpin of a thriving steel industry.  People were happy, had jobs, etc... Here's how it used to look libbos:

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Thanks to so called "progressives" like Nixon signing the EPA laws, we have a completely decimated city where families used to live and grow:

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So, in short, fark you environmentalists!
2013-05-24 01:01:08 PM  
1 vote:
Because the Communist Party is an authoritarian regime, you might expect that it could just force Hebei to change its economic model and clean up its act.
In reality, China is highly decentralized politically, and provinces often ignore policies from the center.

I think this right here is the single most thing most Westerners do not understand or know about when evaluating China.
2013-05-24 09:20:53 AM  
1 vote:
As the world largest Communist country, China is a Laissez Faire Capitalist's paradise.
2013-05-24 08:46:23 AM  
1 vote:
Cant it be both?
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