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Posted on 12/25/2011 12:49:10 AM PST by Libloather
43,000 Chinese officials probed for abuse of power
Beijing, Dec 23 : Over 43,000 government officials in China have been investigated this year in cases related to abuse of official power, according to latest figures.
Prosecutors across China approved the arrests of a total of 837,736 suspects and prosecuted nearly 1.07 million people.
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They probed 43,000 Chinamen in one year?
I think I know what Barney Frank’s next career is.
We need some of that.
Even with the best of intentions, such an investigation won’t work in the US. Any group that is set to do the investigations will be very political and arrests will be based on politics, usually against the republicans
It’s hard to find a Chinese official who’s not on the take.
I’m glad we don’t have a permanent political class here in the U.S.A. who profit richly from their perch and exempt themselves from laws meant for the common people. That would be wrong.
It is one of the ironies of communism. The commies set out to wipe out the capitalist (or the opportunists) and they end up turning everybody into opportunists.
The commies set out to wipe out the capitalist (or the opportunists) and they end up turning everybody into opportunists.
A Russian friend who grew up in and lived under the Soviets said an old saying went, Dont give me a medal. Dont give me a raise. Give me the warehouse keys. He said that every interaction with an official at any level required a bribe, sometimes as low as a few kopeks, their smallest currency. He said youd slide the money out and it would be scooped away without a trace of acknowledgement.
43,000 American officials probed for abuse of power.
That’s the headline I would love to see.