McCain: Billions in US aid to Pakistan in jeopardy

Dec 4, 2011 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Boston.com

The top Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee, which helps to oversee that money, says Pakistan should show it's helping to "prevent the needless deaths of young Americans." McCain's comment on CNN's "State of the Union" shows the acute frustration in Congress because of alleged ties between Pakistan's intelligence outfit and anti-U.S.

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Self Defense

Aledo, IL

#1 Dec 4, 2011
What about The Meaningless Deaths of Young Innocent Pakistanis, Ahfgans, and Palestinians? I wish no Harm to Our Troops, but every Country has a Right to Protect itsself from Foreign Invaders.
brit humo

Goodyear, AZ

#2 Dec 4, 2011
Barraq McHume!

Since: Aug 10

Atlanta, GA

#3 Dec 5, 2011
And we wonder why America has no money.

“Open your eyes”

Since: Sep 09

Central Florida

#4 Dec 5, 2011
Ron Paul's policy for foreign aid:$0 across the board. Nobody gets anything.

This is how it should be. Why are we spending our tax dollars to pay the interest on the loans taken out by the Federal Government just to give that borrowed money away to another nation that is not going to pay us back anyways?

We give billions out every year in foreign aid, and what do we get? A freaking headache. Screw that, my pocket is closed. Want to give money away? How about you give to the American people who are rightfully paying for it anyways.
abby

Houston, TX

#5 Dec 5, 2011
cut off all aid. and pay it on the deficit. and include China in this.

“Open your eyes”

Since: Sep 09

Central Florida

#6 Dec 5, 2011
abby wrote:
cut off all aid. and pay it on the deficit. and include China in this.
Why China? About 6 months ago or so, they devested 97% of all US Securities they were holding. They sold them back to the Federal Reserve.
bob burm

Goodyear, AZ

#7 Dec 5, 2011
Kahoki wrote:
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Why China? About 6 months ago or so, they devested 97% of all US Securities they were holding. They sold them back to the Federal Reserve.
china wanna open birth Day bartee VIP by McDonal Tramp ;-000
Robbie

Edenton, NC

#8 Dec 5, 2011
abby wrote:
cut off all aid. and pay it on the deficit. and include China in this.
In case you haven't noticed China owns us, we don't own them..........

“Open your eyes”

Since: Sep 09

Central Florida

#9 Dec 5, 2011
Robbie wrote:
<quoted text>In case you haven't noticed China owns us, we don't own them..........
No they do not. Did you not read my above post? Apparently not. China devested 97% of their holding of US Securities.
Robbie

Edenton, NC

#10 Dec 5, 2011
Kahoki wrote:
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No they do not. Did you not read my above post? Apparently not. China devested 97% of their holding of US Securities.
They owe us nothing. American companies have flocked to China and India at incrediable rates because they don't have to abide by any regulations. This enables companies like Mattel to ship back to the US lead painted products, dangerous childrens toys etc. and get by paying workers pennies on the dollar. Yes there are as many Chinease and Indian workers profiting from US companies as there are US citizens. We definitely don't need to send $$$ to these countries they are already taking them..........
Robbie

Edenton, NC

#11 Dec 5, 2011
Kahoki wrote:
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No they do not. Did you not read my above post? Apparently not. China devested 97% of their holding of US Securities.
In the shape our econmy is in and the extreme right holding the country hostage from moving forward I'd unload them ASAP---nothing but paper..........
Ox Ct

United States

#12 Dec 5, 2011
no shit ....we should suspend ALL foreign aid indefinitely ...use this money to rebuild the US ...we can revisit the foreign in 2025!

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