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Panetta Slams Pakistanís Demand for $5G Per Truck at Border Crossing
Vision To America ^ | May 28, 2012

Posted on 05/28/2012 7:56:29 AM PDT by yoe

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Sunday that the United States is not about to “get gouged” by Pakistan — which despite having received billions in U.S. aid is demanding $5,000 for every truck that carries supplies into Afghanistan across its border.

The dispute over the border crossing is once again in the spotlight after Pakistan sentenced to 33 years in prison the Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA track down Usama bin Laden.

Panetta on Sunday called that decision “disturbing,” though he said the U.S. government will continue to “work at” its troubled relationship with Pakistan. Yet with Islamabad continuing to try and extract money from the U.S. over the still-closed border crossing, Panetta insisted Sunday that the United States will only pay a “fair price” for that access.

“We’re not about to get gouged in the price. We want a fair price,” Panetta said on ABC’s “This Week.”


TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; pakistan; pakitrash; waronterror
Panetta wants a "fair price"? In his dreams. Leave Pakistan and Afghanistan to sort out the "mordita" Washington is no longer representing the U.S. tax payer in the matter of Pakistan so get the heck out and burn the poppy fields in both countries as you close the 'door' on that tribal, medieval mess.

Call or fax your elected demanding we fire Pakistan as an allie....even if they are nuclear armed as they use our 'aid' dollars to them to pay off the Taliban in weapons....

1 posted on 05/28/2012 7:56:32 AM PDT by yoe
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To: yoe

Joke’s on Pakistan. Our money is increasingly worthless.


2 posted on 05/28/2012 8:03:26 AM PDT by edpc (Wilby 2012)
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To: edpc

.......which is an oxymoron.


3 posted on 05/28/2012 8:04:22 AM PDT by edpc (Wilby 2012)
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To: yoe

I thought the US had the anti-button to those nukes, in the event they fell into the hands of jihadists.


4 posted on 05/28/2012 8:10:52 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Let me ABOs run loose Lou!)
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To: yoe

Shiite!

I need to think of a new business plan....


5 posted on 05/28/2012 8:11:25 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live athrough it anyway)
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To: yoe

Cut all aid to that wothless country.


6 posted on 05/28/2012 8:12:30 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: FreeAtlanta
tHE us SHOULD JOIN WITH iNDIA TO SMITE pAKISTAN.

)YEP, I'M LAZY TODAY.)

7 posted on 05/28/2012 8:15:35 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: yoe

Pakistan is another garbage pile of Muslim extremists. I am in total favor of declaring them part of the axis of evil and cut off all aid. As for the nukes, they will supply any enemy of our with them and may have now. Pakistan is not to be trusted and their word is worthless.


8 posted on 05/28/2012 8:17:56 AM PDT by Logical me
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To: Logical me

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2s1MspmfEwg


9 posted on 05/28/2012 8:26:48 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: Logical me

Just call a news conference and just say we are diverting all aid to Pakistan to India. Whether we do it or not, it most certainly would get their attention.

On second thought, just say screw them all and send nothing to anyone except Israel.


10 posted on 05/28/2012 8:35:16 AM PDT by mazda77 (and I am a Native Texan)
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To: yoe

Please Posture for Perception Prior to Paying, Professional Pussy Panetta.


11 posted on 05/28/2012 8:35:29 AM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it and the law is what WE say it is.)
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To: Logical me

A friend from Pakistan, who has wealth, said that many wealthy people from Pakistan go to other countries to raise their children as they are worried that they may be targets in Pakistan because of their wealth. They worry that they can’t keep their children safe in Pakistan. Says a lot about the state of things there.


12 posted on 05/28/2012 8:44:29 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: yoe

The dispute over the border crossing is once again in the spotlight after Pakistan sentenced to 33 years in prison the Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA track down Usama bin Laden
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Isn’;t that the Doctor that Obama ratted out?

Did he rat out the Doctor before or after he ratted out the Seals.

Panetta is just flapping his jaws. He will pay whatever the Paki’s want him to pay and we will never hear of the deal. Especially since the Media is on board the Obama train.


13 posted on 05/28/2012 9:06:52 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Disintegrating Pseudostate ping. Thanks yoe.

BTW, I’m talkin’ about Pakistan.

For now.


14 posted on 05/28/2012 9:16:24 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (FReepathon 2Q time -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: yoe

Give them the 5k and deduct it along with appropriate administrative fee.s from the handouts we give them annually.


15 posted on 05/28/2012 9:22:26 AM PDT by galloway15
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To: yoe

Curious if Obama, and his Leftist associates had kept their mouths shut about OBL’s shootemup if this would even be happening now.

I’d bet the circumstances with Pakistan would be different today, and a bunch of Navy Seals would be alive as well.

Obama, and associates insatiable hunger for fame, and notoriety (misguided for votes) are the cause of so much grief.


16 posted on 05/28/2012 9:31:51 AM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
They had all the info at one time...but they supported "change" and this party isn't very cooperative on any matter.

The idea that we're interferring with Islamic Law for one of their own is ridiculous. Hell, we shot our other helper...the courier.

17 posted on 05/28/2012 9:42:46 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: edpc
.......which is an oxymoron.

Ironically oxymoronic, even, which is the worst kind.

18 posted on 05/28/2012 10:05:41 AM PDT by Sirius Lee (When we cease to be good we'll cease to be great. Be for Goode.)
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To: yoe

I say we give them the equivalent worth in ammunition, delivered by B-52 and A-10.


19 posted on 05/28/2012 12:25:52 PM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: galloway15

Give ‘em nothing!! Sever all ties with Pawkestawn and tell them to blow it out their arse. No money, no aid, no recognition, nada. Oh, and let the military give them some lovely parting gifts.


20 posted on 05/28/2012 12:34:23 PM PDT by beelzepug ("Blind obedience to arbitrary rules is a sign of mental illness")
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