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Thread #109748 Message #2297933
Posted By: Amos
26-Mar-08 - 09:30 AM
Thread Name: BS: Bush Administration: Aftermaths
Subject: RE: BS: Bush Administration: Aftermaths
Quote of the day:
"If we didn't have this war going in Iraq, this thing would be a piece of cake. They could drop that much money through the cracks every lunch hour at the Pentagon."
Former U.S. presidential contender and special envoy for the U.N. food aid agency, George McGovern, who is pressing U.S. lawmakers to guarantee funds for overseas child nutrition programmes. He says mandatory funding for the McGovern-Dole programme - which sends U.S. crops to poor schoolchildren overseas - would sail through Congress were it not for the hundreds of billions of dollars being poured into Iraq. "