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Quake recovery

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis, Midtown, on Feb 9, 2010

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Posted by bill
a resident of Barron Park
on Feb 9, 2010 at 9:59 pm

Sometimes Mr. Wallis is so obscure that I can't figure out what his point is. Is the story believable or not believable because it wasn't fact checked by ENR? And what does "View all news wire headlines" mean?

I find several political and puzzling messages: rebuilding on the same site in a well-known quake area for 5 million and moving 240,000 from a nearby town 30 kilometers away from its danger area. And recognizing that corruption in China is rampant, but saying it won't happen on this project by "...providing a cadre of party officials accountable to the leadership." Or possibly the fact that the Communist government is a top down system that can get things done "without lengthy discussion?"

The report may or may not be accurate, but it sure is a great propaganda piece.


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Posted by Walter_E_Wallis
a resident of Midtown
on Feb 10, 2010 at 5:28 am

Walter_E_Wallis is a registered user.

The point is in the last sentence, Bucky.


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