Originally Posted by cowboywannabe
meanwhile lead smelters in other countries will be working extra to fill the void.
It's not just lead. We're becoming increasingly dependent on other countries to supply us with rare earth metals that are vital to defense, electronics and a number of things our lives depend on. China now controls 97% of rare earth metals production.
The EPA is just another weapon Obama is using to diminish the US to a third-world banana republic.
And that after this is accomplished, and the brave new world begins
When all men are paid for existing and no man must pay for his sins,
As surely as Water will wet us, as surely as Fire will burn,
The Gods of the Copybook Headings with terror and slaughter return!
- Rudyard Kipling, 1919