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Old 08-09-2009, 10:29 PM
 
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Who should be responsible for promoting policies that makes it easier for Africans to feed themselves? The U.S or African governments?



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U.S. ready to help address Africa's food problems


NAIROBI, Aug 4 (Reuters) - The United States wants to cut Africa's dependence on food handouts and adopt a sustainable approach to tackling the continent's chronic food shortages, its agriculture secretary said on Tuesday.

U.S. ready to help address Africa's food problems | International | Reuters

Shouldn't the title of that article say instead:

African leaders ready to address Africa's food problems

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Old 08-09-2009, 10:36 PM
 
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Old 08-09-2009, 10:50 PM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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Who should feed Africa?

Africa.
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Old 08-09-2009, 10:55 PM
 
Location: Here
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How about stop reproducing?
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Old 08-09-2009, 10:59 PM
 
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How about stop reproducing?
That, and stop living in places that cannot support human life. Reduce the human population and live in the regions that can sustain life, not barren arid deserts.
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Old 08-09-2009, 10:59 PM
 
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How about stop reproducing?
It should be easy. Just send over all the aging hippies that refused to reproduce and teach by example.
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Old 08-09-2009, 11:01 PM
 
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When did it become our job to take care of the entire world? We can't even feed all Americans how about we make sure all the Americans get food first.
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Old 08-09-2009, 11:04 PM
 
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Africa has a lot of wealth,
the problem is that foreign corporations finance guerrilla group to protect their interests.

When was the last time that the United States condemned a Sub-saharan Africa dictator?
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Old 08-09-2009, 11:05 PM
 
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Who should be responsible for promoting policies that makes it easier for Africans to feed themselves? The U.S or African governments?






Shouldn't the title of that article say instead:

African leaders ready to address Africa's food problems
These guys:

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Old 08-09-2009, 11:10 PM
 
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Africa has a lot of wealth,
the problem is that foreign corporations finance guerrilla group to protect their interests.

When was the last time that the United States condemned a Sub-saharan Africa dictator?

June 28, 2008

President Bush condemns Zimbabwe's 'sham' election, presses for sanctions
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