Skip to comments.PA threatens to quit America - do you care?
Posted on 12/17/2017 3:28:10 AM PST by Eleutheria5
So its come to this. The PA (Palestinian Authority) is upset with us so upset that its leaders are threatening to cut ties with us here in the United States.
All that started soon after President Trump delivered on his promise to name Jerusalem the capital of Israel to which we can only say Amen.
Come to think of it, this is actually the tenth time the Palestinian Arabs have made that threat but whos counting?
More to the point who cares?
Is there a downside to this? I see nothing but good. Are we supposed to be afraid?
I think Freud talked about this; about people with a false sense of importance. He did not have the Palestinian Arabs specifically in mind.
Thats because there were no such people in his day, or any day. There is no such thing as a Palestinian people other, perhaps, than language that appears in David Leans Lawrence of Arabia of a little people, a silly people, greedy, barbarous and cruel.
Or think of the movie The Mouse That Roared to get some idea of silly people that plan an attack upon the United States only to get some attention.
Upon such delusions of grandeur Abbas operates and says hes had enough. Then further threatens to cut Mike Pence down to size; wont meet with him when he shows up, indeed incites his goons to riot at Pences arrival and naturally this should have our vice president and our president shaking in their boots.
After all, Mahmoud Abbas has spoken, and when Abbas speaks people listen.
So were listening and whats it supposed to mean? I guess, for us here in America, it means that our lives will never be the same without the PA at our side.
(Excerpt) Read more at israelnationalnews.com ...
I understand they’ve already cancelled the Christmas Party at their DC Embassy. Is their Chanukah Party next? Kwanza Party? Oh what is the “world” coming to?
Yes, I care. It please me.
Oh noes whatever shall we do with one less group of slammies that want to rob rape enslave and murder us?
Could care less. They are worthless.
My wife and daughters asked me what I want for Christmas. This is it! And a Merry Christmas it would be!!
Nothing lost but a lot to gain. Hope they go for it.
When I initially read that headline “PA threatens to quit America,” I thought, “of course I care! We need their 20 electoral votes!”
But Palestinian Authority? Piss on ‘em.
So does that mean they are not going to accept our $3 million in foreign aid each year that they pay the families of suicide terrorists? Trump threatened to cut that off if they keep aiding suicide terrorist families
I am sure the cartoon is funny, but it isn’t readable.
They voted for Trump. I thought they were getting better.
Good. I hope all their sympathizer leave too.
Harrisburg always bugged me........they can go pound sand!
Considering all my in-laws live in Pennsylvania I’m kind of for it....
Everytime I see PA my brain automatically thinks Pennsylvania.
The Palestinians are leaches on society.
Like beggers on welfare they take take take and NEVER give.
Worthless bunch of crappola these Palestinians are.
It was a hard conversion to begin with.
In 1992-93 the PLO, a murderous and cruel terror giant pretended to make peace with Israel.They were promised that if they behave their call sign, letters PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization), would be converted to PA, Paleostinian Authority. This was a nice symbolic gesture.
All they had to do, as they promised they would, was to erase 2 paragraphs in their 1964 Charter calling for the destruction of the State of Israel.
They promised Bill Clinton, Warren Christopher, Dennis Ross, Israeli and European leaders that they would recognize Israel. In return they would get the slow retreat of Israeli forces back from their borders and cities.
Promise to stop being a terror organization on paper and in return, get tangible, real, physical assets like land, property, guns, a new airport (Dahaniya in Gaza), APCs, tons of ammo, training (by CIA, SHABAK, MI6, etc.).
It never happened, the PLO part I mean. Israel pulled back and gave them weapons.
The PLO turned these weapons on the Joint Israeli-PLO patrols. Also came massive bombing campaigns on the part of HAMAS and PLO. In addition, there began KASSAM rockets raining down on Israeli cities.
All these scum had to do was TRY TO CHANGE their letters from PLO to PA, Paleostinian Authority. It failed because they do not want peace, they want military victory.
Nothing has changed.
So does that mean they are not going to accept our $3 million in foreign aid each year that they pay the families of suicide terrorists?
There is a LOT more than $3 million going to the PA .... how about $325 million in 2016, just through UNRWA, & through USAID averaging $400 million a year. They also pay Palestinian creditors (Israeli energy companies and East Jerusalem hospitals, for example) ....$75 million in 2017.
Here’s a good write up on this issue with many details:
U.S. Foreign Aid to the Palestinians (dtd 12-16-16)
Here’s part of the “summary” at the beginning:
Since the establishment of limited Palestinian self-rule in the West Bank and Gaza Strip in the mid-1990s, the U.S. government has committed more than $5 billion in bilateral economic and non-lethal security assistance to the Palestinians, who are among the worlds largest per capita recipients of international foreign aid.
From FY2008 to the present, annual Economic Support Fund (ESF) assistance to the West Bank and Gaza Strip has averaged around $400 million, with much of this going toward
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-administered project assistance (through grants and contracts), and the rest toward budget support for the Palestinian Authority (PA)
Annual International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement (INCLE) non-lethal assistance for PA security forces and the criminal justice sector in the West Bank has averaged around $100 million. In line with Obama Administration requests, baseline funding levels for both ESF (including ESF Overseas Contingency Operations, or ESF - OCO) and INCLE have declined since FY2013, with FY2017 requested annual assistance amounts of $327.6 million for ESF and $35 million for INCLE. Because of congressional concerns that, among other things, U.S. aid to the Palestinians might be diverted to Palestinian terrorist groups, the aid is subject to a host of vetting and oversight requirements and legislative restrictions.
In addition to bilateral aid, the United States is the largest single - state donor to the U.N. Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).
Now just a cotton pickin’ minit here. Let’s be fair. Sure the PA has gotten $5B in aid from the US since 1993, but only $3M of that goes to suicide terrorists every year, since they just haven’t been blowing themselves up much lately, and they’ve had to include the occasional moron who pulls a knife on armed police or soldiers as “suicide terrorists” for taking a knife to a gun fight, just to keep the item in their national budget. If you don’t use it, you lose it.
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