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Sunday, June 27

Bush Backs Condom Use to Prevent Spread of AIDS

The United States was ushered into the twentieth century on June 24th, 2004. Yes I meant the twentieth century. Thanks to the foreward thinking country of Uganda, Mr. Bush said that we in the United States should 'learn from the experience' of countries like Uganda in fighting AIDS and embrace the use of condoms to prevent its spread.

"We can learn from the experiences of other countries when it comes to a good program to prevent the spread of AIDS, like the nation of Uganda," Mr. Bush said. "They've started what they call the A.B.C. approach to prevention of this deadly disease. That stands for: Abstain, be faithful in marriage, and, when appropriate, use condoms."

Mr. Bush was perturbed by the Reagan Family's blast against him for not backing stem cell research. Bush decided it was high time to retaliate and do something Reagan wouldn't do... pay attention to the AIDS crisis. While backing condoms may help prevent the spread of AIDS, activists feel that the government has done too little. The administration promised $20 million for a program to obtain drugs for AIDS patients in 10 states that lack money for therapy. Activists say that the admininistration wastes taxpayer money on expensive drugs produced by powerful pharmaceutical lobbies and the money will be spent too fast.

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