MLB eagerly plays in the brutal Communist Chinese dictatorship
- 10/08 10,000 students die in Chinese earthquake in 2008 due to substandard building materials and lax construction standards.
- MLB Players Assn. registered no complaint that I could find, such as logical fear that players could easily die in a country with lax building standards. Showing ID in accord with existing federal law gets their attention, but mass negligent homicide, rampant food poisonings and other outrages (listed below) draw no complaint from MLB.
- "We just sold the deal with Dial during the road trip," Hall said.
Hall said the club plans to put up a new All-Star sign, perhaps hanging one from the rafters behind home plate."...
- Arizona Republic, "Arizona Diamondbacks confident 2011 All-Star game will remain in Phoenix," by Nick Piecoro, 5/11
- 21 dead babies discarded on river bank in Communist China, 3/10
- Contaminated Chinese food kills countless beloved pets in the US, 10/08
- 10,000 students die in Chinese earthquake in 2008 due to substandard building materials and lax construction standards, China paid parents money to buy their silence about criminally negligent government standards, and this was after previous earthquakes had informed them building standards needed to be improved. May 2009, NY Times:
- Reports emerged in July 2008 that local governments in the province had begun a coordinated campaign to buy the silence of angry parents whose children died during the earthquake.
Most parents whose children died took a payment of about $8,800 from the local government and a guarantee of a pension in exchange for silence.
- In December 2008, government officials acknowledged in the most definitive report since the earthquake that many school buildings across the country are poorly constructed and that 20 percent of primary schools in one southwestern province may be unsafe."...