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View Diary: Bush administration blocked stronger regulation of fertilizer plants in the wake of 9/11 (67 comments)

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  •  consider this is the fruit of Nixon, Bush I and (10+ / 0-)

    GWB or some 20 years of neglect and deregulation.  Consider that Clinton and Obama have had to work around GOP obstructions and the problem is the Democrats have not been able to hold a majority in all branches for a long period of time as the GOP has.  The problem is massive and 5 years is hardly sufficient to fix it.

    My grandfather used to tell me about caring for equipment, I could spend 10 cents and 10 minutes on grease and oil or 10 hours and $100 on repairs.  With regulation and infrastructure deterioration we are at the 10 hr/ $100 level and continuing to suffer  

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