Total Rip-Off Tuesday

Wherein I "rip-off" another writer on the web. Not taking credit, just sharing good stuff. Today's choice: Phil Lawler on "The Gates Foundation to the Rescue":

Because, you see, they’re worried about maternal mortality, especially in Africa. So with any luck, the Gates Foundation will turn up in South Sudan in time to bring:
  • Food, to keep you well nourished? No.
  • Educational material, to let you know what you need to do to keep healthy? No.
  • Money to pay for a doctor or nurse at a local clinic? Sorry, no.
  • Basic medicines for the infirmary in town? Afraid not.
  • Bandages, clean sheets, and beds for a hospital? Wrong again.
  • An autoclave to sterilize surgical instruments? No chance.
  • Condoms? Yes, sir. All the condoms you want.

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