Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: What! You too? I thought I was the only one.

-C.S. Lewis

Saturday, September 24, 2005

Debt Relief

Truly fantastic news from the IMF. Debt relief for the 3rd world is long overdue. But once we get these guys back to zero, no more slush funds for corrupt governments loans, OK?

A deal to erase billions of dollars of debt for poor countries cleared an important hurdle Saturday, winning the endorsement of the International Monetary Fund's steering committee.
The only question now is: How long until John Bolton and BushCo. try to put the brakes on this one? I'm going to give them about a week.

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