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Thread: What's Another 7 Billion?

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    President Obama, calling for the U.S. to "up our game" when it comes to Africa, on Sunday announced a $7 billion government-backed initiative to increase access to electric power in sub-Saharan Africa.

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    I think that at this point it is ridiculous for us to try to attempt to out spend China since we are having to borrow that money FROM China. I'm not sure what the strategic importance of Africa is anyway.
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    Maybe they can find Oil and natural gas reserves... We can buy those from them since we don't have any here.
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    Maybe he found a nice retirement property and needs a little $$$ for a down payment.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shawn White View Post
    Maybe he found a nice retirement property and needs a little $$$ for a down payment.
    He can stay his brothers hut for free.
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    Wonder if it will all be green energy? Maybe Gore can sell them some carbon credits? Or maybe the US should be buying some carbon credits for that $7 billion?
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