Condom Conundrum

Liberal conundrum:

US Agency for International Development has distributed 10 billion US-made condoms around the world. To save money, they can switch to Chinese-made condoms. They’re less than half the price. But that will eliminate jobs in Alabama. Should the US government insert a “buy American” provision back into the stimulus bill, even though it’s known that protectionist trade policies hurt long term GDP? To save US jobs, it’ll cost more money and extend the recession.

Conservative conundrum:

What the *&#% is the US Government doing paying for 10 billion condoms?

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8 thoughts on “Condom Conundrum

  1. Politicians get elected on the basis of protecting jobs or protecting industries. Free trade is the best course of action for this country, as well as the world. But politics is politics and economics is economics; they don’t mix.

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  2. If you can ask that question, your conditioning is in need of improvements.

    Please report to your nearest Americorp center, or Acorn commander for assistance.

    One does not question like this.
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  3. I notice that more and more, morality is standing in the way of scientific progress. What better way for a society to attack the Church and thereby Truth.

    1 Tim 3:14
    These things I write to thee, hoping that I shall come to thee shortly. 15 But if I tarry long, that thou mayest know how thou oughtest to behave thyself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth.

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