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BEIJING — Lavish weddings, fancy holidays and lunchtime wine on the public dime were among transgressions detailed Tuesday that led China’s ruling Communist Party to discipline 2,290 officials so far this year in a frugality campaign aimed at addressing public anger.

The party’s disciplinary arm, quoted in official state media, provided eight examples of such breaches, including a party chief in a township in Hebei who was stripped of his post for holding an extravagant wedding for his daughter and receiving around 1 million yuan ($163,000) in cash and gifts. [Read the full article]

 

 

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Representative Mike Pompeo (R-KS) on Wednesday defended the National Security Agency’s domestic surveillance program, saying it complied with U.S. law – The Raw Story

At the same time in Russia Vladimir Putin says that homosexuals can be prosecuted is also in compliance with the Russian law. His Chinese colleague Xi Jinping outlines that the way China deals with Tibet is in compliance with Chinese law.

As long as something is in compliance with the law…everything is fine. No more need to argue human rights with particular countries as long as what they are doing is in compliance with the law.

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