Kony 2012?

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  1. bobg4400

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    What's this kony 2012 thing that's going around lately?
    People keep saying they've pledged to it or something.
    Is it some kinda charity or something?

    Oh and can someone fix the title for me?
    I just noticed I misspelled it.
     
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    Joseph Kony's a dude from Uganda, head of the Lord's Resistance Army, a group "dedicated" to establishing a theocratic government base on the Ten Commandment. Kidnaps children to fight for him or as sex slave.

    Crazy religious nutjob + guns = Bad idea

    More here
     
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    Damn - is google broken again?
     
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    You're closer to Hickboy than I am, I'd rather not touch his google and find out.:biggrin1:
     
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    Its all about "White guilt" which has hurt Africa more than helped. Instead of trade agreements and economic advising, we just send a shit-ton of cash and food. While that seems like a good thing, it has made their economies worse than it already is. An enormous portion of Uganda's yearly budget is foreign aid. They have shown in the past that there is an ability to create an economy that can stand on its own, but they need aid in the form of building infrastructure and their own economy, not just bundles and bundles of cash.

    As for this charity, Invisible Children is a bad charity. They aren't transparent, they give money to the military that is just as bad as Kony of a country (Uganda) that Kony hasn't operated in in over 5 years, and they give way less of their money to aid than most other charities.
     
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    Completely agreed.
     
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