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Hannah Bell Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-27-08 05:46 PM
Response to Reply #72
77. cuz he's not.
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  -Africans to Bono: 'For God's sake please stop!' T.Ruth2power  Jun-26-08 09:19 PM   #0 
  - But but!  skooooo   Jun-26-08 09:23 PM   #1 
  - yeah....shut em up! and you, too, Al Gore. just STFU!!!!  Gabi Hayes   Jun-26-08 09:55 PM   #2 
  - If bono wants to help someone, he could start by paying his  Hannah Bell   Jun-27-08 12:39 AM   #18 
  - Shut the fuck up Bono!  arcadian   Jun-26-08 10:00 PM   #3 
  - You agree with the American Enterprise Institute?  mycritters2   Jun-27-08 07:10 PM   #96 
  - Help is not glamorous  izquierdista   Jun-26-08 10:05 PM   #4 
  - Here's more child energy being put to productive use:  Squatch   Jun-27-08 08:02 AM   #40 
  - Yeah, I guess  Spouting Horn   Jun-27-08 09:01 AM   #43 
  - Bono lost me a long time ago.  Cascadian   Jun-26-08 10:15 PM   #5 
  - Because we don't want Africa to be self-sufficient. We want to be heroes.  readmoreoften   Jun-26-08 10:19 PM   #6 
  - What planet are you living on?  Vinnie From Indy   Jun-26-08 11:12 PM   #7 
  - Thanks, Vinnie.  A-Schwarzenegger   Jun-26-08 11:26 PM   #8 
  - Bravo! Common Sense arrived!  gatorboy   Jun-26-08 11:28 PM   #9 
  - don't I get any firsties?  Gabi Hayes   Jun-27-08 12:09 AM   #10 
     - You know, it was a toss up.  gatorboy   Jun-27-08 12:15 AM   #12 
        - I'd except it, accept I'm too modest  Gabi Hayes   Jun-27-08 12:23 AM   #13 
           - Fine, I'll give it to Bono.  gatorboy   Jun-27-08 12:24 AM   #14 
  - what, exactly, is it you think bono has done for africa?  Hannah Bell   Jun-27-08 12:44 AM   #19 
  - I never saw it before but I think you're on to something.  gatorboy   Jun-27-08 01:24 AM   #28 
     - no, just with the irish irs.  Hannah Bell   Jun-27-08 01:30 AM   #29 
  - No kidding.  riverdeep   Jun-27-08 12:49 AM   #20 
  - who funds the "corruption" you speak of?  Hannah Bell   Jun-27-08 01:18 AM   #25 
  - The West, of course.  riverdeep   Jun-27-08 01:53 AM   #33 
  - Africa has *some* natural resources  XemaSab   Jun-27-08 01:51 AM   #32 
  - africa has *many* resources. & many potential breadbaskets.  Hannah Bell   Jun-27-08 02:21 AM   #36 
  - Potential breadbasket does not equal breadbasket.  XemaSab   Jun-27-08 11:44 AM   #44 
     - yeah, it's a wasteland. n/t  Hannah Bell   Jun-27-08 01:59 PM   #57 
     - That's what trade is for  Chulanowa   Jun-27-08 03:39 PM   #68 
     - doesn't south africa have a lot of resources? EOM  pitohui   Jun-27-08 04:42 PM   #73 
        - africa generally has tons of resources. every oil, mining co, big ag  Hannah Bell   Jun-27-08 05:55 PM   #78 
  - When I was in Zimbabwe, it was considered "the breadbasket of Africa"  mycritters2   Jun-27-08 06:57 PM   #89 
  - To come up with a solution, you need to understand the problem  Chulanowa   Jun-27-08 03:35 PM   #67 
     - I don't think it sounds like a utopiah, What your saying is just common sense.  Geek_Girl   Jun-27-08 04:43 PM   #74 
     - I don't think that will accomplish much without political change first.  Donald Ian Rankin   Jun-27-08 06:24 PM   #86 
  - No doubt  Indenturedebtor   Jun-27-08 01:54 AM   #34 
  - very well said  fascisthunter   Jun-27-08 01:04 PM   #55 
  - Southpark got it right:  anonymous171   Jun-27-08 12:11 AM   #11 
  - Music fans to Bono: "For God's sake please stop singing!"  RandomKoolzip   Jun-27-08 12:25 AM   #15 
  - I agree, Randomkool  Zodiak Ironfist   Jun-27-08 12:08 PM   #47 
  - On a lighter note,  riverdeep   Jun-27-08 12:25 PM   #49 
  - Kool ZIp!  tigereye   Jun-27-08 03:05 PM   #65 
  - What a big fat insulting strawman.  sfexpat2000   Jun-27-08 12:29 AM   #16 
  - When I hear "dynamic" I reach for my revolver.  Leopolds Ghost   Jun-27-08 12:35 AM   #17 
  - You summed that up well, my friend....  readmoreoften   Jun-27-08 02:32 AM   #37 
  - Great post n/t  malaise   Jun-27-08 07:58 AM   #39 
  - The entire world needs to address Africa  MonkeyFunk   Jun-27-08 12:56 AM   #21 
  - the entire world needs to get their thieving paws off africa.  Hannah Bell   Jun-27-08 01:03 AM   #22 
  - I disagree  MonkeyFunk   Jun-27-08 01:07 AM   #23 
     - We've been 'helping' them for 400 years. Which is why they're  Hannah Bell   Jun-27-08 01:16 AM   #24 
        - You put help in quotes  MonkeyFunk   Jun-27-08 01:24 AM   #26 
           - there was debt relief in 1999 & 2005. are they doing it again?  Hannah Bell   Jun-27-08 01:37 AM   #30 
              - and you think if just left alone  MonkeyFunk   Jun-27-08 01:43 AM   #31 
                 - apparently for some, yes.  Hannah Bell   Jun-27-08 02:17 AM   #35 
  - Yes  JerseygirlCT   Jun-27-08 12:07 PM   #46 
     - Maybe by Attacking Him, They Hope to Stop Him???  fascisthunter   Jun-27-08 04:40 PM   #71 
  - Very rich people often take on a "cause"  SoCalDem   Jun-27-08 01:24 AM   #27 
  - Yes, a fairly typical neoliberal magazine article  muriel_volestrangler   Jun-27-08 07:54 AM   #38 
  - K&R #4 for best headline!1 Give it a big #5!1 n/t  UTUSN   Jun-27-08 08:53 AM   #41 
  - But Bono says, "Africa is the REALLY white man's burden"  mitchum   Jun-27-08 08:59 AM   #42 
  - Want to actually do something for Africa that actually works?  Tierra_y_Libertad   Jun-27-08 11:59 AM   #45 
  - Oh, this is very cool. I'm giving to them right now.  janesez   Jun-27-08 12:56 PM   #53 
     - A good idea, isn't it?  Tierra_y_Libertad   Jun-27-08 02:19 PM   #60 
  - If he really gave a fuck  blindpig   Jun-27-08 12:15 PM   #48 
  - Why doesn't Bobo organize a big concert against the war?  The Stranger   Jun-27-08 12:28 PM   #50 
  - When I saw the face of Newt Gingrich on the weblink you posted  mzmolly   Jun-27-08 12:31 PM   #51 
  - Oh for good God's sake  WildEyedLiberal   Jun-27-08 12:49 PM   #52 
  - YES!  kiva   Jun-27-08 01:00 PM   #54 
  - please link to the water projects bono has put in place.  Hannah Bell   Jun-27-08 02:10 PM   #58 
  - Oh my god would you shut the fuck up about Bono?  WildEyedLiberal   Jun-27-08 02:24 PM   #61 
     - you say africans need water & bono's doing so much - let's see  Hannah Bell   Jun-27-08 02:29 PM   #62 
        - really... go away  fascisthunter   Jun-27-08 04:41 PM   #72 
           - cuz he's not.  Hannah Bell   Jun-27-08 05:46 PM   #77 
  - There was nothing "progressive" about it. The article is from the journal  mycritters2   Jun-27-08 07:04 PM   #93 
  - what a bunch of BS  fascisthunter   Jun-27-08 01:07 PM   #56 
  - unlike bono......  Hannah Bell   Jun-27-08 02:17 PM   #59 
  - LOL, and sooooo?  fascisthunter   Jun-27-08 04:39 PM   #70 
     - i think you are.  Hannah Bell   Jun-27-08 06:05 PM   #83 
  - Monsanto Vice President Joins the Gates Foundation  Hannah Bell   Jun-27-08 05:56 PM   #79 
  - You nailed it. That's EXACTLY who it was written by. The AEI. nt  mycritters2   Jun-27-08 07:15 PM   #99 
  - wait one second. AEI?  Warren Stupidity   Jun-27-08 02:38 PM   #63 
  - "Even misery is an opportunity"  Generator   Jun-27-08 02:48 PM   #64 
  - The Global Fund, latest data and performance report:  pinto   Jun-27-08 03:05 PM   #66 
  - Thank You for This  fascisthunter   Jun-27-08 04:35 PM   #69 
  - Africa is a continent, not a person.  Donald Ian Rankin   Jun-27-08 04:47 PM   #75 
  - gee, why do you think they're starving, plagued by violence, etc.?  Hannah Bell   Jun-27-08 06:00 PM   #80 
     - This list omits the number one cause.  Donald Ian Rankin   Jun-27-08 06:14 PM   #84 
        - "Most African governments are spectacularly awful"  Hannah Bell   Jun-27-08 07:02 PM   #92 
  - Is a drive by sockpuppet its own category?  Warren Stupidity   Jun-27-08 05:33 PM   #76 
  - So you noticed that, too, huh? Good. I thought it was just me. nt  mycritters2   Jun-27-08 07:11 PM   #97 
  - Bullshit  Gilligan   Jun-27-08 06:03 PM   #81 
  - over 5 years, bono saves 30 million in irish taxes by offshoring U2, ltd.  Hannah Bell   Jun-27-08 06:50 PM   #88 
  - And it's the GOP doing it. The article was from the AEI. Why DUers were agreeing with it,  mycritters2   Jun-27-08 07:13 PM   #98 
  - When it comes to helpin'...  rucky   Jun-27-08 06:05 PM   #82 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-27-08 06:18 PM   #85 
  - and the reason you posted that bullshit IQ crap?  Hannah Bell   Jun-27-08 06:59 PM   #90 
  - knowing what's good for poor people  rapturedbyrobots   Jun-27-08 06:42 PM   #87 
  - OMG! You're quoting the American Enterprise Institute about philanthropy!  mycritters2   Jun-27-08 07:02 PM   #91 
  - Wow, an article at a site with a Newt banner at the top and ads for the AEI  ProSense   Jun-27-08 07:07 PM   #94 
  - Thank you. It's very disturbing to me that this was posted on DU AND  mycritters2   Jun-27-08 07:09 PM   #95 
     - Right or wrong?  Hannah Bell   Jun-27-08 09:14 PM   #100 
  - Locking.  intheflow   Jun-27-08 10:38 PM   #101 
 

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