Comments on: Is Russ Feingold joining the war on vulture funds? A slice of lime in the soda Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:05:02 +0000 hourly 1 By: Casper Mon, 19 Oct 2009 07:46:51 +0000 Africa faces huge challenges:

1. It is split between Muslim and Christian (the latter sub equatorial)
2. Diseases such as malaria and drug trafficking
3. Rebels and warlords
4. Arms trade and Land mines
5. Corruption and Productivity
6. A ‘split’ African Union
7. Superpowers trying to get their claws on minerals and energy
8. Despots
9. Inconsistent distribution of aid and debt servicing.

As callous is it sounds, I agree with ‘urgs’. The IMF, World Bank & Co should manage funding, at present every free dollar should go the US citizens/taxpayers.

Coercive positioning for minerals and energy should take place on a transparent and arms-length basis.

By: urgs Sun, 18 Oct 2009 20:11:36 +0000 They might aspire, but should they actually take credit from people that calculate their risk based on the country will pay back no matter what because US guns back me so i am first in line, that is before those starving kids…

By: Dogma Sat, 17 Oct 2009 21:44:26 +0000 Russ Feingold is the worst kind of politician.