Exellent posting!   I agree with you in many ways...lets begin where I agree with oyu… the law(s) are worth very little.. we have seen in the past… that “nationalization has become a danger for the mining industry in many countries

Please read: http://www.miningweekly.com/article/resource-nationalism-again-named-as-miners-biggest-headache-2011-09-23

and even if some may understand the reasoning being that…it has produced for many a problem… please read: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/international-business/latin-american-business/in-latin-america-nationalism-stumps-canadian-mining-companies/article4405034/

…as Bolivian President Evo Morales had revoked (2012) the mining rights of Vancouver-based South American Silver Corp., it was just another blow to foreign miners operating in Latin America amid a growing wave of resource nationalism…it shows the unreliability of the system and the interests from within… no CEO can step in front of his investors in Toronto, London, Zurich…and say…this is safe….no law will change that… it is just paper. so much ageeing with you... :)