Skip to comments.Obama Administration: GOP Cuts Would Kill 70,000 Kids
Posted on 03/31/2011 12:19:12 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
That's what would happen if Congress pares back appropriations for USAID, says Rajiv Shah:
"We estimate, and I believe these are very conservative estimates, that H.R. 1 would lead to 70,000 kids dying," USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah testified before the House Appropriations State and Foreign Ops subcommittee.
"Of that 70,000, 30,000 would come from malaria control programs that would have to be scaled back specifically. The other 40,000 is broken out as 24,000 would die because of a lack of support for immunizations and other investments and 16,000 would be because of a lack of skilled attendants at birth," he said.
It's worth noting that non-military foreign aid is just about the only category of spending a majority of Americans consistently favor cutting...
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Thats rich coming from the same crowd that got DDT banned.
I find this claim ironic coming from a pro-infanticide administration.
Please someone ask this lying jerk how cutting a tiny fraction of that increase will kill anybody?
“30,000 would come from malaria control programs that would have to be scaled back”
So, why have we not defunded the EPA for it’s banning of DDT in malaria programs?
It’s the ol’ “GOP kills kids” ploy again.
Defund Planned Parenthood and send the money to save the children.
It just has to “sound good” or “sound bad” whichever fits into his argument. At what point will the MSM call this guy out? He spews BS.
I thought they are the “watchdog of democracy.” lol
How many kids would be saved by cutting funding for planned parenthood?
So the US taxpayer is now responsile to rid the world of malaria?
Call China for help.
I’m sure Soros will pick up the tab.
Did they just pull these numbers out of their ass-hats?
Here’s an idea. Just abort those 70,000 kids now. That way - they don’t have to suffer.
Shortly to be followed by, “GOP to force elderly
to eat dog food”.
Big gubbermint good, paid for mama and me, the illegitimate Kenyan.
Defund the UN
Defund foreign aid.
That’s just a start.
If it would really kill 70,000 kids, Planned Parenthood would be supporting the GOP.
Not mentioned the millions that died from malaria since DDT was banned by the greenies.
We have to act now before it’s too late.
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