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What happens if you don't have proper regulatory control over the fireworks industry
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/video_and_...lines/38388218
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No, what happens in Mexico when you pay off the corrupt government who really didn't give a $h!+ in the first place.

Look up "Mexican electricity theft"
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No, what happens in Mexico when you pay off the corrupt government who really didn't give a $h!+ in the first place.

Look up "Mexican electricity theft"
Same thing no effective regulation
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Good God...what a mess.

Im assuming all the shanty shacks are workers accomodation? Right next to the factory? Another problem.

Why oh why is it that some countries get away with this sort of regulatory nonsense year after year?

Corruption in government should be obvious to all, yet the Mexica's themselves put up with it year after year!
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Good God...what a mess.

Im assuming all the shanty shacks are workers accomodation? Right next to the factory? Another problem.

Why oh why is it that some countries get away with this sort of regulatory nonsense year after year?

Corruption in government should be obvious to all, yet the Mexica's themselves put up with it year after year!
With the cartels killing any police who oppose their rule under the 'silver or lead' campaign, what can be done?
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All I can say to that is, despite Mexica's themselves being warm and friendly people, in or out of their homeland...

No wonder The Donald wants to build "The Wall"
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All I can say to that is, despite Mexica's themselves being warm and friendly people, in or out of their homeland...
Spoken like a man who has never been at a Latino bar at closing time...or a sweet 16 with an open bar.
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Spoken like a man who has never been at a Latino bar at closing time...or a sweet 16 with an open bar.
I hope you were there in a work capacity rather than a gate-crasher
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Definitely a work capacity. Back in my patrolman days I worked Spanish concerts for extra pay, and it ruined the music for me.
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... you lost your taste for pulque about the same time.
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Their regular inclusion of the accordion did it for me. Much like bagpipes, the accordion had to be invented as a weapon...
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What happens if you don't have proper regulatory control over the fireworks industry
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/video_and_...lines/38388218
I'm visualising the police at the scene; "Okay, move along, nothing to see here"
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