UruGUaY we can admire!

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UruGUaY we can admire!

Postby harry ashburn » Mon Dec 10, 2012 1:30 am

UruGUaY we can admire!
from todays http://www.newsoftheweird.com/archive/index.html

-- While the U.S. recently nearly elected a multimillionaire as president, Uruguay's chief executive, Jose Mujica, declared his personal wealth in 2010 as the equivalent of about $1,800 and gives away 90 percent of his $12,000 monthly presidential salary in order to remain true to his political roots with the leftist guerrilla group Tupamaros. He has rejected the government-provided mansion and instead lives with his wife at her family's farmhouse, where he helps work the land, according to a November BBC News profile from Montevideo. "I have to do (this)," he told a reporter, "because there are many Uruguayans who live with much less." [BBC News, 11-14-2012]
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Re: UruGUaY we can admire!

Postby DrEvil » Mon Dec 10, 2012 6:34 pm

They also have one of my favorite armies:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uruguay#Military
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