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    AP IMPACT: Chinese drywall poses potential risks

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    China's export market of choice may dry up for reasons that have little to do with protectionism and everything to do with their shoddy workmanship.

    Tainted pet foods, tainted milk, lead-based paint on toys, and toxic drywall....and they are the next economic superpower? At this rate the next generation of Chinese will have random numbers of limbs, digits, heads, eyes, and other fun birth defects.

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    Re: AP IMPACT: Chinese drywall poses potential risks

    And people wonder why we avoid Chinese products where practical - and absolutely avoid them when it comes to things for our children.
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    Re: AP IMPACT: Chinese drywall poses potential risks

    The market will determine if Chinese products are purchased or not. Price alone determines it. Government regulators are doing little to acknowledge publically the over all risk posed by importing Chinese products. Products with lead in them made in America would never be allowed on the shelves, yet it's okay to permit the risk of importing them because it's saving people money.

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    Re: AP IMPACT: Chinese drywall poses potential risks

    Quote Originally Posted by celticlord View Post
    My Way News - AP IMPACT: Chinese drywall poses potential risks

    China's export market of choice may dry up for reasons that have little to do with protectionism and everything to do with their shoddy workmanship.
    Never mind that China exports are over $2 trillion. Every country that exports has some level of problems. To think otherwise is either just China bashing or mass ignorance.

    Tainted pet foods, tainted milk, lead-based paint on toys, and toxic drywall....and they are the next economic superpower? At this rate the next generation of Chinese will have random numbers of limbs, digits, heads, eyes, and other fun birth defects.
    Actually yes. What you are decrying is a symptom of poor market regulation as well as a fundamental lack of environmental protection. Ironically, the same things that many on the right claim to be paths to success and prosperity. Get rid of regulation and get rid of environmental protection! The number of people here who aren't so tangled up in their own contradictory belief systems can be counted on one hand on most days.

    Care to show just how much of that $2,000,000,000,000 in export trade was related to the relatively minor problems you cited?
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