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1 posted on 06/22/2005 8:15:28 AM PDT by dead
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Once again, I am proud not to have sent a dime (excluding of course what the government stole from me and sent on my behalf).


2 posted on 06/22/2005 8:16:32 AM PDT by Rodney King (No, we can't all just get along.)
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Billions of dollars of aid was pledged after the Boxing Day tsunami, but six months later most of it has yet to reach survivors due to corruption, politics and reneging by donor countries, officials say.

People may not have seen the tsunami coming...but they sure should've seen this.

3 posted on 06/22/2005 8:16:54 AM PDT by PBRSTREETGANG
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Well, I figure if they don't distribute the money promised to those who need it most, then why should be continue to send more over there?


4 posted on 06/22/2005 8:18:16 AM PDT by Marysecretary (Thank you, Lord, for FOUR MORE YEARS!!!)
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Well, I figure if they don't distribute the money promised to those who need it most, then why should be continue to send more over there?


5 posted on 06/22/2005 8:18:20 AM PDT by Marysecretary (Thank you, Lord, for FOUR MORE YEARS!!!)
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When conditions are bad enough (end of the world type stuff) "corruption" is the NORMAL and probably the most efficient way to get aid into the community.

No doubt someone might get rich on it, and quite possibly some undeserving people might get more than others, but you are working against a statistical average sort of thing where ANY help at all will work to the advantage of everyone.

See the parable of the Good Samaritan where we all pretty much agree that the fellow who asked no questions and didn't let rules and protocol bother him is concerned to the one adhering to a higher level of morality.

7 posted on 06/22/2005 8:20:20 AM PDT by muawiyah (q)
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8 posted on 06/22/2005 8:21:11 AM PDT by eyespysomething ( A penny saved is a government oversight)
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When conditions are bad enough (end of the world type stuff) "corruption" is the NORMAL and probably the most efficient way to get aid into the community.

No doubt someone might get rich on it, and quite possibly some undeserving people might get more than others, but you are working against a statistical average sort of thing where ANY help at all will work to the advantage of everyone.

See the parable of the Good Samaritan where we all pretty much agree that the fellow who asked no questions and didn't let rules and protocol bother him is considered to the one adhering to a higher level of morality.

9 posted on 06/22/2005 8:21:35 AM PDT by muawiyah (q)
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Heck fire, our lawmakers are the same way. "We need more of your money!!! Raise taxes!!"


11 posted on 06/22/2005 8:30:16 AM PDT by Millee (So you're a feminist......isn't that cute??)
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