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Response to UnrepentantLiberal (Original post)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 09:59 AM

2. That is a late link - happened yesterday.

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Aside from that there are wheel within wheels turning here. All farmland was sequestered by their government for use as sugar plantations - the sugar to be used almost solely for the production of ethanol. Mali itself need ethanol about as much as a snake needs a bowtie - its all for export to the west.

A side issue with the loss of private farmland is mandatory stripping the land of all trees. Generally speaking the sole occupation of Malian women is/was the production of shea butter.

So - piss off more or less the entire population and who do they turn too.

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