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USA spends billions on HIV meds for africans?

Ok just read an article where it says that the US spends billions funding hiv drugs for people in africa. Not too sure of statistics but supposedly about 80% of people that would have died are now alive thanks to these meds. Anyways do you guys think that it should be our responsibility to provide this foreign policy service? Couldn't these billions be used instead to help education or create jobs here? How would people dying in this 3rd world country affect us? Could you even say that this is nature's way of getting rid of those not fit to survive? Sounds very harsh but I think that with our nation on the bridge of financial collapse should be taking care of its own people and not supporting those that only Lord knows how they caught this terrible disease?!

Asked By: _AweSomeNeSS_ - 4/5/2012
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We've been dumping literally trillions of dollars into Africa for the past 30 years and frankly there's not alot to show for it. Unfortunately much of the aid never makes to the people who need it. However some Africans still don't grasp the concept that AIDS is largely an STD, and their superstitions about it simply... More
Answered By: fodaddy19 - 4/5/2012
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They do this and then they screw our people on Medicare to pay for it.
Answered By: Larry E - 4/5/2012
 
They day you stop stending money on Africans will be the day their oil rich countries stop supplying the west with oil and foreign product
Answered By: MARC OVERMARS - 4/5/2012
 
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