Merkel takes tough stance on Zimbabwe sanctions

German Chancellor Angela Merkel took a tough stance against Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, condemning his re-election last week as illegitimate and vowing in an interview with The Associated Press that the ... Full Story
DAG

Berlin, Germany

#1 Jul 4, 2008
Ms Merkel
Where the hell are you gonna get 500 million euros to give to poor countries when the people in Deutschland's standard of living keeps going down?
Furthermore, wake up and smell what you are shoveling. 75% of the money you give to Africa goes not to food but to weapons.
What the hell is wrong with you politicians. Fix the problems at home first dammit
TNT

Warner Robins, GA

#2 Jul 6, 2008
DAG wrote:
Ms Merkel
Where the hell are you gonna get 500 million euros to give to poor countries when the people in Deutschland's standard of living keeps going down?
Furthermore, wake up and smell what you are shoveling. 75% of the money you give to Africa goes not to food but to weapons.
What the hell is wrong with you politicians. Fix the problems at home first dammit
Politicians basically rob from the poor and give to the rich.
Valigator

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#3 Jul 6, 2008
All race aside, you cannot continue to poor goods and services into African countries at the going rate of corruption and crisis..these people will not and cannot govern themselves...why poor good money after bad...look for oil and go in and take it..they are too stupid and too poor and too desperate to fight..thats what dictators bank on..take a page out of history and Haiti...it doesnt work. Haiti has no resourses to make it worthwhile anyway..we give a token amount of aid every year...cause it looks good on paper, no more no less..

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