Tag Archives: Banana republic

What I Learned in the Peace Corps in Africa: Trump Is Right

You are not allowed to be a selfish individual and say no to relatives.  The result: Everyone has nothing. That happens sometimes in the uSSA too. But at least it is not a part of the culture. I laugh every time … Continue reading

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Latin American Notes: An Essay in Hopelessness

But there is no conquering willful ignorance. Ain’t it the gospel truth. lol — jtl, 419 by Fed Reed via Fred on Everything An aim of this laudable patch of the internet is to give people in the United States … Continue reading

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Police State or Banana Republic? How about both?

by Dr Jimmy T (Gunny) LaBaume I just returned from a business trip to Mexico which was also very pleasurable. When entering the country, the Mexican “authorities” were courteous and helpful (as much as possible for government bureaucrats). We had a … Continue reading

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American Banana Republic

We’re not a banana republic, if only because the debt of banana republics is denominated in a currency other than their own — i.e., the U.S. dollar. When you’re the guys who print the global currency, you can run up … Continue reading

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