FOX News – As federal agencies scramble to avert or delay sequester-tied furloughs, the Obama administration continues to spend millions of dollars on foreign aid to the Palestinians – and seek millions more, despite past efforts by Congress to freeze the money.
So what the hell, pardon my French, is going on? Our spending is out of control, the debt has so many zeros that it looks like computer code and supposedly our government has to make cuts, due to the sequester, that keeps school kids from touring the white house, and they are giving $500M to the Palestinians?
“The Obama administration is seeking a further $200 million to fund programs for the Palestinians.”
Arrrrgh!! …is that how you spell that noise I just made? Well, the next sound you hear just might be my head exploding! Try, that I might, I just can’t understand what is going on in Washington. You know if there was some tragic natural disaster, with thousands killed and even more hungry and homeless, then I have no problem helping out another country, but here is what that money we are giving them is for:
- $195.7 million for economic development and humanitarian assistance. Huh?
- $100 million earmarked specifically for narcotics control. What?
- $200 million for direct budget support. Are you effin kidding me?
The kicker in all of this is that Congress said no to this nonsense and froze the administration’s request for funds. But with a total disregard for Congress and the law of the land, this administration just does what it wants.
So imaging you and your wife are struggling to make ends meet. As a matter of fact, you are so in debt that you have to borrow money from your parents and your in-laws. Your in-laws by the way really don’t like you at all and are giving you the money as an investment, don’t be confused, it is a loan not a gift.
You are so badly in debt that you have even asked your credit card companies to raise your credit (debt) limit.
…and then, …ready?
Your wife pays your neighbor’s bills; the neighbors can’t stand you by the way and want you to move out of the neighborhood, and then gives them a bunch of cash so they have some “walking around” money. Of course you told her that you couldn’t afford it and that you had money problems of your own that you can’t handle and even went so far as to forbid her from giving them any money, but she ignored all of that and went ahead and gave it to them anyway. As a matter of fact, she is trying to get together more money so she can give the neighbors another cash gift.
And if that’s not enough, Israel, who is supposed to be our only real ally in that region (but this administration doesn’t seem to feel that way) and who is surrounded by nations that want to wipe them off the face of the earth, told us that they were “strongly opposed” to the financial aid by us. So what… Seems to be the administration’s view on Israel’s position.
Everything is upside down and backwards. How did we get here?