In his latest weekly Texas Straight Talk, Dr. Ron Paul observes the recent a supplemental war bill. Other than perpetually funding the Iraq-Afghanistan war, this bill also sends our money far and wide elsewhere:
As Americans struggle through the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, this emergency supplemental appropriations bill sends $660 million to Gaza, $555 million to Israel, $310 million to Egypt, $300 million to Jordan, and $420 million to Mexico.
Some $889 million will be sent to the United Nations for so-called “peacekeeping” missions.
Almost one billion dollars will be sent overseas to address the global financial crisis outside our borders.
Nearly $8 billion will be spent to address a “potential pandemic flu” which could result in mandatory vaccinations for no discernible reason other than to enrich the Pharmaceutical companies that make the vaccine.
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