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Food Gobbles Up Aghans' Income as Prices Soar : NPR

Today's "well, how about that" headline comes from Afghanistan, where food prices are so high that farmers are moving out of the drug trade and into wheat

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I thought we installed a shiny new Democrazy over there? What the Hell happened?

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Food Gobbles Up Aghans' Income as Prices Soar : NPR

Today's "well, how about that" headline comes from Afghanistan, where food prices are so high that farmers are moving out of the drug trade and into wheat

the real quote is this, dipshit

"But the crisis may encourage some farmers to move out of the drug trade and into wheat."

which is just a speculation. afghani soil is not really any good for wheat production. btw. so your heroine will be more but that's about it.



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if you take opium do you still need food?
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I thought we installed a shiny new Democrazy over there? What the Hell happened?
Democracy and capitalism go hand-in-hand. I'd say it has been a major success--plus they get rid of drugs too! Wow!

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if you take opium do you still need food?
Don't be a dopium...

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Your unbridalled pessimism represents the depth of "inapproprium..."

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