Why does the Congress insist on sending payoff money to Egypt, which is run by the Muslim Brotherhood?
The Obama Administration has pledged this money. It now wants the first $450 million delivered. But this is getting opposition from at one Congressman, according to the New York Times.
The U.S. Agency for International Develoopment (AID) notified Congress of this payment during the recess. This was a seemingly well-timed announcement: no protests — either in front of our embassies by Muslims or from Congress. Smooth.
Fortunately, Kay Granger of Texas says she will do what she can to block the bribe. She heads the House Appropriations Committee. “I am not convinced of the urgent need for this assistance and I cannot support it at this time.”
Or any time, in my opinion. The foreign aid boondoggle has been going on for over 50 years. It never stops.
Hillary Clinton, faithful spokesperson for Obama, says that American taxpayers owe more — much more — Middle Eastern governments.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, speaking at a meeting of the Group of 8 nations in New York, said on Friday that the world needed to do more to support the governments that have emerged from the Arab Spring uprisings, including those in Egypt, Libya and Tunisia.
“The recent riots and protests throughout the region have brought the challenge of transition into sharp relief,” Mrs. Clinton said, without mentioning the assistance to Egypt specifically. “Extremists are clearly determined to hijack these wars and revolutions to further their agendas and ideology, so our partnership must empower those who would see their nations emerge as true democracies.”
I see. “They riot. We pay.” Conclusion: the more they riot, the more we will pay.
The Administration is also pushing for a $4.8 billion loan from the IMF.
But wait! There’s more! The Administration is trying to get $375 million in loan guarantees for crony capitalists who start ventures in Egypt. If these ventures work, they keep the profits. If they fail, taxpayers pay them off. A sweet deal.
Then there is $1.3 billion in military aid.
On September 21, Patrick Caddell, a pollster for the Democrats, gave a speech on the media bias favoring Obama. He discussed the blackout over the organized attacks on American embassies.
But I want to talk about this Libyan thing, because we crossed some lines here. It’s not about politics. First of all we’ve had nine day of lies over what happened because they can’t dare say it’s a terrorist attack, and the press won’t push this. Yesterday there was not a single piece in The New York Times over the question of Libya.
Twenty American embassies, yesterday, were under attack. None of that is on the national news. None of it is being pressed in the papers.
The money we have paid into the Middle Easy sinkhole has done no good. It should be ended. But it never is.
They riot. We pay.