Thursday, November 22, 2012

Because China: Roadhouse Blues

Because China: Roadhouse Blues

Here is what happened when one homeowner refused to move for the construction of a new road in Wenling, Zhejiang, China. Perhaps the owner has a plan to open up a drive-through fast food restaurant? Or maybe this will become China's first genuine Roadhouse Blues bar and grill? Either way one can't help but think of this old hit pop song by Madness:



FLASH NEWS UPDATE: This story has now broken into the mainstream news. The owner is named Luo Baogen and he refuses to move as he claims that the Chinese government's relocation compensation offer was too low. He is now labeled as a "Nail Householder". Continued...

Update: This house was recently destroyed after duck farmer Luo Baogen and his wife, agreed to accept compensation of 260,000 yuan ($41,000). Lone Chinese Home Destroyed (12-01-2012)

Update: One of our readers has submitted the following information and embedded photo:
Mr. T says:

The holdouts --Nail Householders--are wealthy Rastas who know they will be protected by their Lion of Zion painting aka Sword-Lion (劍獅) shown in the DailyMail's 4th photo.

lion-of-china

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5 comments:

  1. "Our house, in the middle of our street."

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  2. It could also be called the "Car Bar" where you just pull up to the side of the bar and get a drink or two, and then just drive away. No worries mate. :D

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  3. The Chicomm gubermint got the whole world watching now. haha.

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  4. The holdouts --Nail Householders--are wealthy Rastas who know they will be protected by their Lion of Zion painting aka Sword-Lion (劍獅) shown in the DailyMail's 4th photo.

    (Please insert my close-up photo at: http://flic.kr/p/dvuBiV )

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  5. Thank you Mr. T! More power to the Nail Householders! :D

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