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Old 04-21-2005, 06:02 PM   #16
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NO....we have to spend the money fighting terrorism in Iraq. Or else...the terrorists win. As long as we fight the terrorists, it is okay for poverty to happen in the world and millions of people to be dying from preventable diseases in third world countries. It is more important to spend an excessive amount of money on fighting terrorism or else they will eat your children!
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Old 04-23-2005, 09:15 AM   #17
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Call me crazy, but I'd spend $300 billion on solving American problems, like our crumbling infrastructure, shitty public schools, and our impending energy problems.

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I agree partially. Not all of it, I'd of course give some money to helping those less fortunate in other parts of the world. But there's so much poverty, suffering,etc in the world that you can't solve it all. even w/ 300 billion. So there's nothing wrong with helping out at home. I don't feel bad donating to a local charity instead of one in Africa, and no one should.
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Old 04-23-2005, 09:27 AM   #18
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I would use it to bribe everyone to vote for me as President and then I'd solve all the world's problems. I would also buy a Coke Icee machine.
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get drunk, then keep getting drunk with all my mates every night until I eventually ended up dead. At least I'm being honest!
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Use it to pursue a phony war where I could give the lion’s share of it to my cronies enriching them beyond their wildest dreams

Enabling me to distract or scare the American voter enough to ignore failed domestic policies.
I’d use a tidbit to bribe a black reporter to pilferage enough of the black vote in Ohio to ensure election. Said election would enable us to continue to plunder and reward corporate greed, and environmental polluters in the name of National Security.


300 billion is a small investment for trillions of dollars that will be looted from the working stiffs.
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That is just silly, deep.
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I'd donate some of the money to various charities and to various organizations to help with some of the problems both here and abroad. And then I'd give some to my family to do with whatever they wished. And then I'd put some away to save for college funds and for important things along that line.

And whatever was left over, I'd use in the utmost boring manner-I'd just go blow the rest of it on books, CDs, and music DVDs, LOL . And also to see some of my favorite artists in concert.

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Old 04-23-2005, 10:37 PM   #23
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The charitable Christian side of me says I should donate all of it to feed the poor, supoort the persecuted church around the world, fund hiomes for Habitat for Humanity, etc.

My selfish side would like to quit work and go to school for the rest of my life...what a nerd
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Old 04-23-2005, 10:44 PM   #24
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or else they will eat your children!

You almost made me spit my water out!
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Old 04-23-2005, 10:49 PM   #25
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The charitable Christian side of me says I should donate all of it to feed the poor, supoort the persecuted church around the world, fund hiomes for Habitat for Humanity, etc.

My selfish side would like to quit work and go to school for the rest of my life...what a nerd
at the selfish side thing.

My "charitable Christian side" agrees with you. Another personality of mine says throw maybe $100 billion in there to maintain a great military. The other third... better schools, more prison space, put in more police officers, health care, and if enough is left over... maybe a round of U2 tickets and a t-shirt.
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Maybe I could hire U2 to play private concerts for me whenever I wanted. Now that would be cool

"Ok Boys, play Acrobat 10 times to make up for all those times you never did!"

Or maybe "You heard me-play all of "October" cuz it rocks!!
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at the selfish side thing.

My "charitable Christian side" agrees with you. Another personality of mine says throw maybe $100 billion in there to maintain a great military. The other third... better schools, more prison space, put in more police officers, health care, and if enough is left over... maybe a round of U2 tickets and a t-shirt.
With 300 billion you could actually make steps so that we don't need more military and or prisons! This is where we need to be heading for, let's focus on the future!
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With 300 billion you could actually make steps so that we don't need more military and or prisons! This is where we need to be heading for, let's focus on the future!
So name them.
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Since you insist on an argument...

You said:

"300 billion!!! 300 billion could be put towards Africa, AIDS, cancer research, or other charities and save many many more lives than this war."

How is any of that going to keep violent people off the streets?
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Old 04-24-2005, 10:21 AM   #30
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by giving more money for war and combat.. it's almost like supporting violence and killing each other. that's kind of pointless.. it gets us nowhere.

i think they should use the money the opposite way. give money for those dying, and save lives. build and strengthen relationships between countries. that way, war won't have to be the only choice that is brought up.

i bet i don't make sense. but yeah

sorry if i offended anyone whos for war or anything. just stating my opinion.
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