> First of all guys..fight nice...just because you do not like
> someone's exercise of free speech, don't feel you have to censor it.
> Just keep the fights private so we all do not have to download the
I think we SHOULD be downloading the messages from the current
discussion - I'm enjoying the solidarity shown by those who are from
Africa in giving a clear message to outside agencies that we're trying
to press an important point about respect our own initiatives and
abilities. Perhaps a little tact may be more strategic in affirming
elements of outside interventions which have made a useful
> On the other hand, countries tend to self-destruct without any
> outside help from consultants or others. All you have to do is look
> at the Eastern Caribbean Region ...
Scary generalisations. Why would I want to look at the Eastern
Caribbean to derive evidence that countries within Africa have a
propensity to self-destruct. At least Clinton apologised on his
recent Africa trip for the destruction that the US had wrought in
Africa. Let's leave it at that.