Re: we need to take the initiative to help ourselves
lewa Posted Mar 22, 2006 6:37 PM
i agree, there are the people who have too much pride accept a helping hand but then there are also the lazy people who just want hand outs.
we must also understand that the money we recieve in aid is taxpayers money...now they are ordinary people like you and i. put yourself in their shoes, would you like to see your hard earned money sent overseas as aid and, yet, to be squandered and used carelessly by greedy politicians and businessmen. i certainly would be up in arms about it.
until we get some honest people or some sort of transparency in our government, also people who are willing to say no to bribes, our government will still be percieved as untrustworthy.
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