Would You Go To Iraq?

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Would you go to iraq to make a nice amount of money knowing the volatile situation?

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  1. OCA
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    If given the chance to make some money, a nice amount not hundreds of millions, and knowing how volatile the situation is in Iraq, would you go?
     
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    I chose no, because of the question explanation.

    I'd go to Iraq to have a chance to make a difference - to be a part of something MUCH bigger than myself.
     
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    As long as I got to pick which part of Iraq You bet!
     
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    Hell no!! What good is money if your dead. I would go to fight if called upon. But im not the gung hoe volunteer type. Which is why i appreciate those soldiers all the more.
     
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    I guess I should have phrased that "as a businessman". I'm sure most of us would go if our country asked.
     
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    Well Dillo I don't see a yes vote, whassup?
     
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    Ok there it is.
     
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    Yes. Provided the amount was high enough, that is a risk that I would take.
     
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    It would have to be an exorbitant amount, hundreds of millions i'm talking for me to take the chance of getting whacked.
     
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    Iraq is obviously a very dangerous place, but I am guessing statistically speaking, your odds of going in and getting out unscathed are probably very high. If the amount were in the hundreds of thousands of dollars and the time I was required to be there relatively short (no more than a couple of months), the benefits for me and my family outweigh the risks.

    Of course, I would have to figure out a way to get a good scotch and soda while I am there or the deal is off.
     

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