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Archive for November 24th, 2011

Drinking Mud in China

Posted by w_thames_the_d on November 24, 2011


I am torturing myself, ie watching commie TV. The show I am suffering through is about some Chinese poor who eat mud as they swear it is good for you. The problem is that although they think that by making a tea of dirt, that it’s alleviating their ailments, it is worsening them.
Now to bring out my sensitive side…
Damn, just think, a

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Poison Pork Sold in China

Posted by w_thames_the_d on November 24, 2011


This site says Wanchai Ferry pork is poisonous and has been jerked from the shelves. If you’ve already eaten some then tough luck, that is what you get for living in China…..

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Another Chinese Lender Cannot Service its Debts

Posted by w_thames_the_d on November 24, 2011


Ashes, Ashes, they all fall down!!!
From here
“The Wenzhou-based Liren Education Group’s inability to repay loans taken out from private investors has become the city’s largest private lending scandal to date, involving 2.2 billion yuan (US$345.77 million), the Guangzhou-based Southern Metropolis Daily reports.”

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