Skip to comments.US unblocks $500M for Palestinians
Posted on 03/24/2013 8:14:17 AM PDT by Perdogg
The United States has quietly unblocked almost $500 million in aid to the Palestinian Authority which had been frozen by Congress for months, a top US official said Friday.
The news that the funds had finally been freed up came after US President Barack Obama met top Israeli and Palestinian leaders in a landmark visit to Israel and the West Bank earlier this week.
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$500 for the Palestinians, $200 for the Jordanians...
Why on Earth didn’t we stop this when we had the Republican President, House and Senate???? Sheesh when Bush had all those, he didn’t even pass anything worthwhile. At least (as bad as it is) when the Democrats have all 3 branches, they passed Obamacare. We lose a big opportunity to change some stuff from 2002 to 2006. Lost Opportunity that we will not see again for a while.
Why would we give $.05 to the Palistinians? They hate us,and they celebrated in the street when WTCs were attacked on 9/11. Giving them money will not make them like us, nor will it cause them to make peace with the Jews.
I realize that Obama likes the Muslim Brotherhood, but why are we so stupid? We don’t have money; we only have the ability to borrow from our grandchildren.
The concept of our giving a single dollar to those dogs boggles the mind, let alone half-billion chunks at a time.
Half a billion TAXPAYER dollars to his Muslim buddies. Why do we fund America-hating camel humpers with OUR money?
was this something that congress had to vote to unblock on (since they voted to block it if I remember correctly)? If so who voted to release it?
Glad we’re not broke anymore.
This $500,000,000 of US taxpayer funds will be used to plot against and kill Jewish people. Obama knows this. He sides with the terrorists.
I meant $500M, $200M... I cannot type when I’m mad!
Remember the good ole’ days when terrorists and people who hated us were bad guys and we fought against them?
Sorry kids, no Easter Egg Hunt for you because of the sequester. No money. Now go blame the mean GOP!
I have concluded the Bushes are tools (or at least way too good friends)of the Saudi royal house.It explains much.
The Bushes are not conservatives.
I don’t know why Americans keep electing people who run companies into bankruptcy or have never held a productive job (like the clintons and obama).
Well every administration has been friendly with the Saudi royals as they should be since they are preferable to the alternative. we need their oil.
$500,000,000 divided by 4,000,000 people equals $125 per person.
Palestinians receive more aid per capita than any other people on the planet:http://quitenormal.wordpress.com/2011/07/21/palestinians-receive-more-aid-per-capita-than-any-other-people-on-the-planet/
Real interesting article: Does Foreign Aid Fuel Palestinian Violence? http://www.meforum.org/1926/does-foreign-aid-fuel-palestinian-violence
I don’t know how to post pic’s but the charts in this article are amazing.
We’re keeping US aircraft carriers home because it’s too expensive to deploy them but we’re funding Pallie terrorism. Nice.
Amazing, isn't it?
And where are our "hero" Republican leaders?
No where. They have abandoned the military.
This article was from November 2011. We should have seen the writing on the wall back then.
You beat me to it. $500,000 to the Palestinians and $200,00 to Jordan.
Hmmmmmm, seems to me that would more than make up the $4000 they are going to take away from me!