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Don't Cry For Bono & (Really) Rich Phonies

bridget38 Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 12:30 AM
Charles, I am a huge fan of yours. I had to comment on Bono because we recently visited Ireland and took a tour of Dublin. The guide pointed out all the money and real estate Bono had. As this was a return trip to Ireland (1999) the contrasts were striking. Ireland is once again under extreme economic distress, stores closed, many eastern bloc immigrant working in hotels and service industries. The young of Ireland are once again fleeing for countries that offer opportunities. The Celtic Tiger is dead. Bono is a hypocrite and should give of his fortune to his fellow countrymen and stop pushing his agenda on us. I love his music as well, but have decided that I no longer will support anyone like Bono.
I have spoke with the tongue of angels
I have held the hand of a devil
It was warm in the night
I was cold as a stone

In addition to unions, other soak-the-rich because they're evil types, and corporations-aren't-people so we can destroy them without hurting anyone, President Obama hooked up with Bono of U2 fame. I love the music but hate the hypocrisy. U2 moved its businesses from Ireland years ago to avoid paying taxes. Moreover, the ONE Foundation created by Bono is nothing more than another pity Africa and make us feel better organization that rich socialists cobble together to assuage their...
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