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Report: PA Could Collapse Without US Aid
.israelnationalnews.com ^ | 9/20/2011 | Gavriel Queenann

Posted on 09/22/2011 4:13:07 PM PDT by Iam1ru1-2

The Palestinian Authority's top monetary official warned Tuesday a cessation of foreign aid from the United States could lead to fiscal ruin and collapse, the PA's semi-official Maan news agency reported. "It would have a major impact on the economic situation in the West Bank, if the you lose $500 million [in US aid] from financial support for development in the West Bank," Palestinian Monetary Authority Governor Jihad al-Wazir said. "Really, the risk of a PA collapse is very real under the financial strain, without US assistance, without donor assistance in general," al-Wazir said. The United States, a major source of financing and aid for the PA, is sharply opposed to its bid for statehood at the United Nations and has promised to use its veto in the Security Council. Washington has warned of repercussions if President Mahmoud Abbas refuses to back down at the world body, with potential aid cuts and terminating ties being hinted at by both sides. US lawmakers have said they will pressure the Obama administration to cut American aid to the PA if they refuse to back down. Al-Wazir said it is unlikely US aid, if cut, would be made up by other donor countries. "I think it will be highly, very difficult at this stage, because Arab support also hasn't been forthcoming as much as it should have when it comes to budget support," said al-Wazir, who oversees finances in both PA enclaves and Hamas-run Gaza. "The biggest fear now is that if the Palestinians are turned back empty-handed, what is going to happen to the situation in the West Bank and in particular in Gaza," he said.

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1 posted on 09/22/2011 4:13:08 PM PDT by Iam1ru1-2
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To: Iam1ru1-2

Corollary: US Taxpayers, led by the DNC and Obama,
have been financing terrorists who seek genocide.


2 posted on 09/22/2011 4:14:48 PM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: Iam1ru1-2

Boo Hoo


3 posted on 09/22/2011 4:15:01 PM PDT by BRL
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To: Iam1ru1-2

Not could but would and who other than anti - Israel LibTurds cares.


4 posted on 09/22/2011 4:16:30 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Iam1ru1-2

isn’t that the idea?


5 posted on 09/22/2011 4:16:30 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Iam1ru1-2

stop funding these guys!


6 posted on 09/22/2011 4:16:53 PM PDT by ari-freedom (Thank you, Bob!)
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To: Iam1ru1-2

So that’s the second good reason to cut them off, the first being that they are a bunch of Jew-hating criminals.


7 posted on 09/22/2011 4:17:12 PM PDT by rogue yam
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To: Iam1ru1-2

They should quit electing so many Democrats then. Oh... you meant the other PA? Never mind. Last I heard, the Palestinian state, Jordan, was doing fairly well.


8 posted on 09/22/2011 4:18:15 PM PDT by Ingtar (Together we go broke (from a Pookie18 post))
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Report: PA Could Collapse Without US Aid

Let me be the first here to recommend,

AMERICA MUST IMMEDIATELY CUT OFF ALL AID TO THE P.A.

9 posted on 09/22/2011 4:18:22 PM PDT by pyx (Rule#1.The LEFT lies.Rule#2.See Rule#1. IF THE LEFT CONTROLS THE LANGUAGE, IT CONTROLS THE ARGUMENT.)
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To: Iam1ru1-2

Charity begins at home ; keep the $500 million for our own ‘Home Relief’ ( Hurricane Irene , Joplin Tornado , New Orleans rebuild, etc. )

Let the Palestinians go for maintenance from Iran and the Saudis .


10 posted on 09/22/2011 4:18:26 PM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (Move Along ,... Nothing to see here ...)
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To: Iam1ru1-2
PA Could Collapse Without US Aid

Things are worse in Pennsylvania than I thought.

11 posted on 09/22/2011 4:19:17 PM PDT by humblegunner (The kinder, gentler version...)
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To: Iam1ru1-2
I'm ok with keeping our tax dollars here and watching the PA strangle. Really. I'm ok with that.

/johnny

12 posted on 09/22/2011 4:19:54 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: rogue yam

Then they can ALL go back to where they came from: Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, Syria and other nefarious arab nations! And don’t let the door hit you where the Lord split you.


13 posted on 09/22/2011 4:22:31 PM PDT by Colorado Cowgirl (God bless America!)
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To: Iam1ru1-2

Lets see. About a million years ago in college,i think sociology,i was taught that man (women too)followed this path. Food. Shelter. Reproduction. I remember this because it seems so natural,so right. So we send money to Paliland and other places. They buy food,or its donated,they build homes and then having nothing else to do they make baby Pali’s.
The land there,anywhere,can support so many people. Water is another consideration. So we help them to live beyond,well beyond,their ability to support themselves and our reward is more suicide bombers.
Brilliant. Simply brilliant. I don’t know about anyone else but i don’t have any guilt over how they live. People are free to donate whatever they wish. To systematically help them to grow beyond their means to support themselves is not something i really want my taxes to be used for.


14 posted on 09/22/2011 4:23:01 PM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: Iam1ru1-2

DILLIGAFF...Do I Look Like I Give A Flying........??


15 posted on 09/22/2011 4:23:14 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Iam1ru1-2

President Zero will lead to Zero contributions to terrorists!

Nah, Zero simply issues executive order and send the money


16 posted on 09/22/2011 4:23:24 PM PDT by heiss
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To: Iam1ru1-2

Even the Amish are looking for a hand out. What next?


17 posted on 09/22/2011 4:23:37 PM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Iam1ru1-2
PA Could Collapse Without US Aid

We suck for that.

18 posted on 09/22/2011 4:23:45 PM PDT by DungeonMaster (Now we be president again !)
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To: Iam1ru1-2

Let the PA collapse.

As a matter of fact, we should do everything possible to hasten their demise.


19 posted on 09/22/2011 4:24:24 PM PDT by Howie66 (I can see November (2012) from my house.)
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To: ari-freedom

Stop funding these guys’ Swiss bank accounts.


20 posted on 09/22/2011 4:24:30 PM PDT by DManA
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To: Iam1ru1-2

Eff ‘em and feed them fish heads.

LLS


21 posted on 09/22/2011 4:25:40 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Is the person that you support a Crony Capitalist... A.K.A. CRAPITALIST?)
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To: Iam1ru1-2

“The Palestinian Authority’s top monetary official warned Tuesday a cessation of foreign aid from the United States....”

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Why should the US have to financially support the PA? Let Saudi Arabia, the Emirates and other Muslim countries, that are much richer, pick up that burden.

The West is incomprehensibly stupid and naive to support its enemies. Or perhaps it has already given up and have submitted to Islam.


22 posted on 09/22/2011 4:25:59 PM PDT by 353FMG (Liberalism is Satan's handiwork.)
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To: Iam1ru1-2

It’s disgusting when the media talks about the Palestinian “economy”. It nothing but aid, bribes, and 5 gallons of cooking oil smuggled in from Egypt. Let them sink or swim. The necessity of keeping from starving might change their outlook.


23 posted on 09/22/2011 4:26:24 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Iam1ru1-2

Someone has to keep Satan alive./s


24 posted on 09/22/2011 4:26:46 PM PDT by Evil Slayer (Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war)
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To: Diogenesis

Corollary: US Taxpayers, led by the DNC and Obama,
have been financing terrorists who seek genocide.


That about sums it up except the funding did not start with Obama and Company. The GOP has sent plenty of money to these animals too. It is despicable that we fund this mess and would be no different if we had trillion dollar surpluses.


25 posted on 09/22/2011 4:27:42 PM PDT by volunbeer (Keep the dope, we'll make the change in 2012!)
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To: Iam1ru1-2

In the land business we call this a WIN-WIN.


26 posted on 09/22/2011 4:28:53 PM PDT by SaxxonWoods (.....The days are long but the years are short.....)
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To: wiggen
I don’t know about anyone else but i don’t have any guilt over how they live.

Palestinians inhabit the only refugee camps in history that have celebrated their Golden Jubilee.

I can't imagine why people would want to live their lives in a refugee camp.

27 posted on 09/22/2011 4:30:15 PM PDT by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance On Parade)
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To: Iam1ru1-2

Well...just stop giving the terrorists aid then.

Jeesh!


28 posted on 09/22/2011 4:30:56 PM PDT by alice_in_bubbaland (Elizabeth Warren is a Moron!)
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To: okie01

I’m sick of hearing these towns and cities described as “refugee camps” like they’re all living in tents. There are buildings there with sewers and electricity and obviously schools that are used as ammo depots and staging grounds for rockets so enough of this refugee camp BS!


29 posted on 09/22/2011 4:32:33 PM PDT by JMS
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To: Iam1ru1-2

Cut off the money now. We need to stop all foreign aid to muslim countries


30 posted on 09/22/2011 4:32:37 PM PDT by WMarshal (Where is the next Sam Adams? Getting madder every day)
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To: Iam1ru1-2
cessation of foreign aid from the United States could lead to fiscal ruin and collapse

So, just how on God's green earth is this disaster somehow ready to become a sovereign and independent nation???

31 posted on 09/22/2011 4:32:51 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: Iam1ru1-2

Let the Palestinean sympathetic Europeans fund the PA.


32 posted on 09/22/2011 4:32:51 PM PDT by chuckee
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Amazing. Such a simple solution to such a huge problem.


33 posted on 09/22/2011 4:33:10 PM PDT by smalltownslick
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To: Iam1ru1-2
TFB.

Let their Saudi Lovers take care of them.

ML/NJ

34 posted on 09/22/2011 4:35:57 PM PDT by ml/nj
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To: Diogenesis

Have been financing a genocidal terrorist state in violation of the Patriot act.


35 posted on 09/22/2011 4:37:38 PM PDT by omega4179 (Banish your inner slave.)
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To: Iam1ru1-2
PA Could Collapse Without US Aid

The US is going through a serious round of budget cuts in order to put our fiscal house in order.

So just to summarize...in the final analysis...moving forward:

You're on your own bitches!

36 posted on 09/22/2011 4:38:49 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER ( Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: Iam1ru1-2

Good. Let’s stop US aid


37 posted on 09/22/2011 4:41:37 PM PDT by Figment ("A communist is someone who reads Marx.An anti-communist is someone who understands Marx" R Reagan)
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To: Figment

How dare we stop funding! Who would pay for the candy that they hand out to celebrate 9-11-01


38 posted on 09/22/2011 4:47:34 PM PDT by italianquaker ( Mr Obama inherited an AAA rating and made it AA, thnx Resident Zero)
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To: Iam1ru1-2

Can we stop payment on what we’ve already given?


39 posted on 09/22/2011 4:47:59 PM PDT by AmusedBystander (The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next)
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To: Iam1ru1-2

I never like Pennsylvania anyways.


40 posted on 09/22/2011 4:50:33 PM PDT by KOZ.
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Iran arms them and we finance their X Boxes and flat screen TVs.


41 posted on 09/22/2011 4:51:09 PM PDT by Happy Rain ("Yer it!")
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To: Iam1ru1-2

Just out of curiosity, why does it have to come from the US? Why not from the Europeans who are so attached to these Palestinians?


42 posted on 09/22/2011 4:53:28 PM PDT by Brilliant
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Seems like this would argue against a state.

43 posted on 09/22/2011 4:56:27 PM PDT by SJackson (Free Palestine, return it to the inhabitants who had the land taken by the Romans, Alan West)
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To: Diogenesis
US Taxpayers, led by the DNC and Obama, have been financing terrorists who seek genocide.

This aid to the Palestinians been going on at least since the Carter days and probably before that.

Not one president in all that time has made a serious effort to cut the funds off or to use the money as leverage to force them to act somewhat human.


44 posted on 09/22/2011 4:57:32 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Muslims who advocate, support, or carry out Jihad give the other 1% a bad name)
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To: Iam1ru1-2
The Palestinian Authority's top monetary official warned Tuesday a cessation of foreign aid from the United States could lead to fiscal ruin and collapse...

WHAT are we waiting for?

45 posted on 09/22/2011 4:58:57 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Palin is coming, and the Tea Party is coming with her.)
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To: Iam1ru1-2

We gave Solyndra the same amout aas the PA....hey...money’s easy to come by...give them both MORE!! /sarc


46 posted on 09/22/2011 5:05:00 PM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Ann Archy

Just why does the US taxpayer give 1 cent to these subhuman losers? Maybe mrs arafat can get up off her fat arse in her chateau in france to write them a check from her stolen billions????? Disgusting.


47 posted on 09/22/2011 5:08:46 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Iam1ru1-2

This is not aid....this is the jizya tax. Not sure of the
spelling, but it’s what muslimes expect from infidels.


48 posted on 09/22/2011 5:09:04 PM PDT by jusduat (probably lost)
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To: SJackson

To headline only: Seems this would be the best argument for the US cutting off aid.


49 posted on 09/22/2011 5:10:55 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Diogenesis
Yup. The upshot of the article, although unintended, is clear. We fund terrorism.
50 posted on 09/22/2011 5:11:45 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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