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Forum Post: Ron Paul on Mali

Posted 1 year ago on Jan. 28, 2013, 9:42 a.m. EST by john32 (-272) from Pittsburgh, PA
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[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (28261) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

I would think that the French would prefer olive oil & garlic on their fries - but - huh - Crude Oil ?

Ooops - My Bad - not oil - maybe they are just looking for salt on their fries.

Mali - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mali Some of Mali's prominent natural resources include gold, being the third largest producer of gold in the African continent, and salt. About half the population lives ...


I mean - I can't imagine them wanting - Gold

What use for gold on french-fries or for cooking in general?

[-] 1 points by GirlFriday (17435) 1 year ago

I know, right?

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (28261) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

I'm pretty sure it must be the salt - can't imagine it is for altruism.

OH - wait a mo - gold - hmmm - sparkly/shiny jewelery - gots to have those fashion accessories.

[-] 1 points by GirlFriday (17435) 1 year ago

If I was a betting woman than I would lay my money there is a lot more to it than gold. http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/2011/nov/17/foreign-investment-mali-land-report

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (28261) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

I believe you win that bet.

Geography of Mali - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geography_of_Mali Jump to Natural resources‎: Mali is endowed with bauxite, copper, diamonds, gold, Granite, gypsum, iron ore, kaolin, limestone, lithium, manganese, ...

[-] 1 points by GirlFriday (17435) 1 year ago

And France would like it's pie back.

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (28261) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

Ahhhh dessert - ummm - yeah that's it - they miss their light and flaky colony ... um pie

[-] 1 points by GirlFriday (17435) 1 year ago

lol. Sorry, at the moment that I wrote that I had two thoughts crash.........and so pie it was.

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (28261) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

lol - works though if you consider - a past ruling class got in trouble over cake.

[-] 1 points by GirlFriday (17435) 1 year ago

You're right.

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (28261) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

Sometimes it is just one last little thing that finally explodes.

[-] 1 points by GirlFriday (17435) 1 year ago

Well, this will little move is set to shift focus away from their domestic issues.

[-] 2 points by DKAtoday (28261) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

Just gotta remind everyone that it is all part of the same problem - Profits over people - world wide - and we have to get busy right here ( USA ) to clean up the USA and then in extension help the rest of the world by our actions here.

[-] 1 points by peacehurricane (293) 1 year ago

Joan of Arc