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Ted Turner - "Rwanda is just as clean a country as Switzerland" (Law Compels Monthly Clean Up)
ABC News This Week ^ | November 20, 2010 | ABC News This Week

Posted on 11/28/2010 9:45:11 AM PST by DogByte6RER

TURNER: Or don't have any money. One thing they can do is pick up trash. That's what I do. We're in New York now and yesterday I walked around the block and I picked up trash and put it in the garbage --

AMANPOUR: I don't believe you.

TURNER: I swear to God. Absolutely. I pick up trash in Atlanta.

AMANPOUR: Why?

TURNER: Because I want to set a good example. President Kagame of Rwanda has passed a rule that on the third Saturday of each month, the entire country has to go out from 8 - 11 and pick up trash, including him, and the cabinet of Rwanda. They all go out and pick up trash and Rwanda is just as clean a country as Switzerland is.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: rwanda; socialism; tedturner; themouthfromthesouth
Gee Ted ... you mean Rwanda, home of ethnic cleansing 15 years ago?
1 posted on 11/28/2010 9:45:14 AM PST by DogByte6RER
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To: DogByte6RER

Let me know when you build a home there, Ted. Live there for a few years...


2 posted on 11/28/2010 9:48:13 AM PST by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: DogByte6RER

Rwanda is a **** pit.


3 posted on 11/28/2010 9:50:55 AM PST by mylife (Opinions ~ $1 Half Baked ~ 50c)
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To: DogByte6RER

Yeah, and the city dwellers and Army in the USSR also went out to the farms to help with the harvest. Kinda nice having a state owned population to do your bidding. I’m sure Ted would wish the same for us.


4 posted on 11/28/2010 9:55:14 AM PST by saganite (What happens to taglines? Is there a termination date?)
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To: DogByte6RER

You know, I may not have a few billion dollars, but at least I’m not bat sh*t crazy.


5 posted on 11/28/2010 9:55:37 AM PST by Republic of Texas (Socialism Always Fails)
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To: DogByte6RER

Cleanup? Does this include clearing the streets of dead bodies?


6 posted on 11/28/2010 9:57:55 AM PST by Soothesayer (“None can love freedom heartily, but good men; the rest love not freedom, but license...")
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To: DogByte6RER

Cleanup? Does this include clearing the streets of dead bodies?


7 posted on 11/28/2010 9:58:01 AM PST by Soothesayer (“None can love freedom heartily, but good men; the rest love not freedom, but license...")
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To: DogByte6RER

They must be in on the Genital Washing Grant.


8 posted on 11/28/2010 10:01:49 AM PST by screaminsunshine (Americanism vs Communism)
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To: DogByte6RER
pick up trash, including him, and the cabinet of Rwanda

So he and the entire cabinet get tossed into the dumpster monthly?

9 posted on 11/28/2010 10:04:40 AM PST by BuckyKat (Green is the new red.)
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To: DogByte6RER

What is our problem here? It’s true, Ted does pick up trash, starting with Jane Fonda.......


10 posted on 11/28/2010 10:17:52 AM PST by gandalftb (OK State, 10-2, Go Cowboys!)
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To: DogByte6RER

What is our problem here? It’s true, Ted does pick up trash, starting with Jane Fonda.......


11 posted on 11/28/2010 10:19:19 AM PST by gandalftb (OK State, 10-2, Go Cowboys!)
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To: DogByte6RER

Dementia has set in. Turner had a brilliant phase of his life back in the 60’s, 70’s, and even early 80’s. This is true in the entrepreneurial sense. Beyond that he’s slipped into madness. He’s lost his mind and cannot be considered a serious person. Those around him need to seriously consider a plan to keep him safe and out of trouble. He’s past pathetic now and needs professional help.


12 posted on 11/28/2010 10:44:44 AM PST by truthguy (Good intentions are not enough.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Been to both many times. Rwanda is very, very clean ... And safe too. I was surprised but for once in his goofy life Ted is correct.


13 posted on 11/28/2010 10:49:17 AM PST by ceoinva (l)
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To: DogByte6RER

Been to both many times. Rwanda is very, very clean ... And safe too. I was surprised but for once in his goofy life Ted is correct.


14 posted on 11/28/2010 10:49:17 AM PST by ceoinva (l)
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To: saganite

“Kinda nice having a state owned population to do your bidding.”

State-owned population. I’m gonna steal that.


15 posted on 11/28/2010 11:03:49 AM PST by PLMerite (Fix the FR clock. It's time.)
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To: DogByte6RER
Ted Turner: "President Kagame of Rwanda has passed a rule..."

And Turner just passed some gas. BAD gas.

WGAS about Rwanda??

16 posted on 11/28/2010 11:07:27 AM PST by Conservative Tsunami (2012: "Ich bin ein Tea Party-er!")
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To: ceoinva
Been to both [Switzerland & Rwanda] many times. Rwanda is very, very clean ... And safe too. I was surprised but for once in his goofy life Ted is correct.

Yeah, I hear Detroit and Camden are clean and safe too. And the unicorns are pink. And the Strawberry Fields...are forever.

17 posted on 11/28/2010 11:14:54 AM PST by Conservative Tsunami (2012: "Ich bin ein Tea Party-er!")
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To: Soothesayer

And human shit.


18 posted on 11/28/2010 11:35:33 AM PST by Husker24
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To: PLMerite

No need to steal it. I’ll give it to you.;^)


19 posted on 11/28/2010 11:55:30 AM PST by saganite (What happens to taglines? Is there a termination date?)
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I wonder if Ted picks up toilet paper in public airport restrooms? ...Like some top level politicians?


20 posted on 11/28/2010 12:55:35 PM PST by uncle fenders
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21 posted on 12/06/2010 9:23:27 PM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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