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Build a house

Reader comment on item: The Palestinian Economy in Shambles

Submitted by PDM (United States), Dec 31, 2007 at 22:06

When you give your money to a contractor to build you a house, you have a schedule and the contractor adheres to this in order to receive payments. If the contractor does no work and you still pay him - is the contractor to blame? Payments are predicated on the completion of systems, structures, components of the house - if one is an intelligent home buyer.

Perhaps we or our representatives (or both) charged with the management of planetary affairs are all unintelligent.

What components, systems and structures (procedures) have been purchased and are now being completed for further payment?

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