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Stephen Kruiser

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January 21, 2014 - 7:47 pm

Deep breaths, everyone.

Pollution from China travels in large quantities across the Pacific Ocean to the United States, a new study has found, making environmental and health problems unexpected side effects of US demand for cheap China-manufactured goods.

On some days, acid rain-inducing sulphate from burning of fossil fuels in China can account for as much as a quarter of sulphate pollution in the western United States, a team of Chinese and American researchers said in the report published by the US National Academy of Sciences, a non-profit society of scholars.

Cities like Los Angeles received at least an extra day of smog a year from nitrogen oxide and carbon monoxide from China’s export-dependent factories, it said.

This information, true or not (the NAS is a big Climate Church propagandist organization these days), will probably be used to justify some nonsensical restrictions businesses here that do absolutely nothing to mitigate the actual problem. If I had written that a few years ago you’d all be calling me a conspiracy nut.

But you’ve met this president’s EPA.

Stephen Kruiser is a professional comedian and writer who has also been a conservative political activist for over two decades. A co-founder of the first Los Angeles Tea Party, Kruiser often speaks to grassroots groups around America and has had the great honor of traveling around the world entertaining U.S. troops.

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China's industry puts out a lot of real pollution and some of it gets here. When China's a little richer and a lot freer, they'll care enough to cut back on pollution. Until then, handwringing here will leave the Chinese leadership doing exactly what they choose to do.
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I'm not at all surprised.

When I was younger, it was an unusual day when I couldn't see Mt. Borah from my home.
Now, it's an unusual day when I can.
Oregon's population hasn't grown that much, and cars pollute a heck of a lot less than they did back then. It should be roughly a wash.
But observation says otherwise.
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Can we blame the drought in California and the US southwest on China?
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