Thursday, November 15, 2007


"John Negroponte was defending ongoing subsidies on US cotton growers during a visit to Burkina Faso, in west Africa.

He defended his government's refusal to withdraw subsidies.

"We have clearly indicated that we are ready to reduce our farms subsidies on the condition that our European Union partners can equally make the same gesture so we can work together in this direction," he said, according to Reuters news agency."

Ambassador to Honduras (Further information: The Torture Manuals), ambassador to the free car bomb Iraq, director of National Intelligence: just the man you need to defend the US cotton subsidies that are breaking the back of the African farmers

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