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An American in China

WTF Are They Thinking in China?

Posted by w_thames_the_d on February 9, 2011


The Chinadaily, which is the ruling communist party mouthpiece, likes to legitimize their barbaric acts by putting a nice spin on them in the media. This is a quote from this ‘cutting edge’ media source is about China enacting new policies to cut down on judicial corruption.

quote
” And the third targets lax management and poor working practices on the part of some local courts and urges court staff members, especially judicial police officers, to perform their duties in accordance with the law.”

Let me highlight the part i find incredulous-“”””urges court staff members, especially judicial police officers, to perform their duties in accordance with the law””””

Am I missing something, or shouldn’t this be rule number one in the ‘official Chinese communist court legal stuff book that you have to read before you can begin taking bribes from your constituents”? Shouldn’t there be some kind of oath that when one takes a job as a judge that one assumes to act in accordance with the law? And if this is true and China has been open for 33 years now, did they just think to enforce this little trinket? Sometimes when I read the news here I shake my head. Then I look for the nearest Starbucks and get a latte…

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