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Old 06-17-2005, 09:56 AM
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Ungrateful Sri Lankan Officials..and Greedy

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Old 06-17-2005, 10:26 AM
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They should have walked....and been very vocal.
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Old 06-17-2005, 04:31 PM
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Really sad when officials will get in the way of somone else helping THEIR people....and they really need the help....
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Old 06-17-2005, 05:08 PM
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That's amazing that they're pushing their bureacracy in a time of economic rebuilding.

It's almost as ridiculous as the Triangle Shirtwaist factory in the 20's checking children for theft while trying to exit a burning textile building thereby jamming up the fire escape and causing even more fatalities.

Hmm, I know someone who is one of the Oxfam event organizers. I wonder what he has to say about the tarriffs...
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Old 06-17-2005, 06:59 PM
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It is bizarre -- pinheads with a little power and no grownups to slap their little hands when they get way outta line.

Makes me grateful for the relative integrity we have here in the U S of A.

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Old 06-21-2005, 05:15 PM
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Well, Duh..... now they are going to give it back.... but that won't take back the Black Eye.... and they they won't have the money EITHER....
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Old 06-22-2005, 08:48 AM
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Originally Posted by boneheaddoctor
They should have walked....and been very vocal.
just a reminder: you forgot to blame everything on the liberals in your post. i trust that this is an oversight and that it won't happen again. thank you for your consideration regarding this matter.


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