Skip to comments.Friday night news dump: Obama bypasses Congress, funds Palestinian Authority
Posted on 04/28/2012 6:33:56 PM PDT by opentalk
Isnt it funny what you can find out on Friday evening about what our executive branch does?
For instance, Agence France-Presse reported last night that Barack Obama bypassed Congress to send $192 million to the Palestinian Authority, claiming that national security required the US to put money into Mahmoud Abbas pocket:
President Barack Obama has signed a waiver to remove curbs on funding to the Palestinian Authority, declaring the aid to be important to the security interests of the United States. A $192 million aid package was frozen by the US Congress after the Palestinians moved to gain statehood at the United Nations last September.Congress deliberately froze those funds, and not just because of the statehood demand through UNESCO. Hamas, a terrorist organization, reconciled with Fatah and has rejoined the PA, which means were putting almost $200 million into the hands of a terrorist organization.
But in a memo sent to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, published by the White House, the president said it was appropriate to release funds to the authority, which administers the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
In signing the waiver, Obama instructed Clinton to inform Congress of the move, on the grounds that waiving such prohibition is important to the national security interests of the United States.
The language of the Palestinian Accountability Act could not be clearer: [N]o funds available to any United States Government department or agency
may be obligated or expended with respect to providing funds to the Palestinian Authority. Obama literally waived that statutory language off yesterday afternoon.
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He’s a Muzzie. Everything else is for show.
Liberal American Jews will eat this up. They believe in “social justice” for pseudo-theocratic moslems but hate the living guts of American Fundamentalist Protestants.
What Obama’s Muslim brotherhood wants, it gets.
bwahahahahahahah, yeah, right.
some of that money is sent back to the commie election fund. Now can we see the khalidi tape.
I sincerely hope that one day he ends up in prison for fraud and loses his "Pres_ _ential" (I'll give him an ID when he give the American public one) pension and Secret Service protection.
. . . and our spineless Republicans in Congress will do . . . nothing.
What hypocrites demon rats are. The Boland amendment barred funds to Nicaraguan rebels and when Reagan tried to LEGALLy circumvent it, the liberals went ballistic. Specially prosecutor assigned... Hussein ILLEGALLY funds pali-thugs and the press yawns!
...On the morning of Obamas first day in office of January 21, 2009, one of the first, if not the first phone call he made as American leader was to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.
Less than five months later, on June 4, 2009, Obama kicked off his American apology tour in a speech at Cairo University in Egypt, co-hosted by Al-Azhar University. Obama honored a promise made during his presidential campaign to give a major address to Muslims from a Muslim capital during his first few months as president.
To date, Obama has not yet stepped foot in Israel, our only democratic ally in the Middle East.
Which Congress will move for impeachment? The Executive Branch has known for a long time that there aren’t any consequences. We’ve had an Imperial Presidency for nearly a century.
Obama gives $1.5 billion to Muslim Brotherhood (thread April 9)
This week, the Obama administration quietly released $1.5 billion in foreign aid to the new Egyptian government, now dominated by a Brotherhood-led coalition in parliament soon to be joined by an Ikhwan (i.e., Brotherhood) luminary as president.
It is not easy to find the announcement. With the legacy media having joined the Obama reelection campaign, we must turn for such news to outlets like the Kuwait News Agency. There, we learn that, having dug our nation into a $16 trillion debt hole, President Obama has nevertheless decided to borrow more money from unfriendly powers like China so he can give it to an outfit that views the United States as an enemy to be destroyed.
No balls Boner? No way.
Get used to the Dictator assisting his alliance of collectivists and terrorists when he gets his “Flexibility” that he bragged about to his friend Vladimir.
Zeig Heil! Obama Il Duce!
No surprise that a liberal fascist would give a 192 million dollar arms purchase capability to Hamas, a theocratic fascist organization. Hell, if they were IN America, they would be incorporated as a non profit corporation sureptitiously operating a Obama PAC receiving millions in kick back.Or are they? Thugs all.
Where is the oversite for the use of our tax dollars? I wonder if such executive spending is a reason not to pay income tax?/Sarc.
We are no longer a nation of laws but a nation subject to the whimsey of a “king” on any given morning.I can hardly wait for a few adverse decisions from SCOTUS....the Constitution is dead.
I can’t believe it. My mouth just dropped open.
I’m so tired of these Friday night give-aways, I can’t take it.