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    Millions wasted in Iraq reconstruction aid

    The U.S. government wasted tens of millions of dollars in Iraq reconstruction aid, including scores of unaccounted-for weapons and a never-used camp for housing police trainers with an Olympic-size swimming pool, investigators say.




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    a giant sucking sound--it's the money vacuum

    taking the concept of nation-building to a new level of frustration.



    let's look at Iraq a bit, shall we. three different groups of people now with a country drawn around it, drawn up by the Brits a century ago, and we're pumping $$ into it as though...
    It's great to be alive and pumping oxygen!

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    What do you want the Government to do. Save Money. that's not an option. Money spent is not money wasted, its money you and I can earn.

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    I expect the Iraqis to sweep the medals in swimming at the next Olympics.

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    And, again, another thread of spam!
    WHY?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Special Ed View Post
    And, again, another thread of spam!
    Another intelligent response with no substance. Its easy to see how you got the name special ed'r. Now put your helmet on and move to the back of the short bus.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tinknocker44 View Post
    I expect the Iraqis to sweep the medals in swimming at the next Olympics.
    I expect you to learn how to swim and stop treading water.

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    Snore..zzzzzzzz.
    To put the world in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must put the family in order; to put the family in order, we must cultivate our personal life; and to cultivate our personal life, we must first set our hearts right.
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