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Archive for April 18th, 2012

Brewskie Hits the Long Ball- Reports on the Fall of the Chitanic

Posted by w_thames_the_d on April 18, 2012

Here is a note from Banging Brewskie. Although he’s not been here, he has tons of knowledge and resources…..
From the Brew Man…

The King’s awesome!
Got a trifecta of goodies tonight – and yes, it’s a better’s “perfect 3.”
The first… N America’s finest import – last decade’s growing manufacturing “industry,” one China has no hope of matching – is infecting China against the CCP’s will: crystal meth! The Chinese Communist Party thinks it can shove the pot belly of its weight into cracking down on the drug; as a citizen of America, who’s personally witnessed feeble federal government attempts of doing the same, all I can say is “Good luck, schmucks.”
The second… offer the proper animal sacrifice before riding the “Shanghai Subway System of Doom.”
What’s some words of wisdom for riding on the “Shag-hi” rail system? Ride the middle carriage! Get a load of this:
“… Take the middle carriage whenever you are on a metro line or a high-speed train … if the vehicle is overloaded, please send a message describing your position so as to make it easy for your relatives and friends to locate you. Make sure your cell phone has power before you step on any vehicle and be sure to pray for yourself.”
And whew… talking about train wrecks… I gotta load of close call I’ll share on another post.
Finally, China’s housing market took a fat dump of 18% in the first quarter.

the pic is of a Chinese woman cloaked in the latest in Chinese fashion . It was from mop.com

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Chlorine Coke, Ooopsie in China

Posted by w_thames_the_d on April 18, 2012

China has decided to poison another product and has thus dumped a buttload of chlorine into Coke bottles that are currently in the market. Of course they will not recall the product, after all, to do so would mean the loss of money. Thus, we can all expect to suck on some nice killer Coca-cola.

We need not worry, however, for how bad can be chlorine Coke be? Hmmm lets just see

“Chlorine, which reacts with water in and out of the body to form hydrochloric acid and hypochlorous acid. Both are extremely poisonous.” –http://health.nytimes.com/health/guides/poison/chlorine-poisoning/overview.html

Ok, well it looks as if ingesting chlorine is not such a good idea. Swigging hydrochloric acid is usually considered a no-no in civilized countries.

One has to wonder if at some level these people are not trying to kill off each other.

Story here
Chlorine, which reacts with water in and out of the body to form hydrochloric acid and hypochlorous acid. Both are extremely poisonous.

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