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USAID continues despite "shutdown" – tell Congress to start making cuts!

It's time to tell lawmakers to start cutting USAID commitments and other "foreign welfare" programs – the government is not a charitable organization!

The current government shutdown has barred veterans from visiting memorials and has even thrown people out of their homes, yet the government evidently has enough money to keep doling out aid to foreign governments.

“The federal government may have ground to a halt because of the budget standoff in Washington,” says the New York Times. “But at least one part of the government continues to operate as usual: foreign aid agencies.”

The State Department has confirmed that foreign aid programs will continue, even as state and local aid programs are shutting down for want of funds.

It’s time to tell lawmakers to start cutting USAID commitments and other “foreign welfare” programs – the government is not a charitable organization!

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Someone from Canton, GA writes:
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Use our tax dollars at home not foreign aid during tough times
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Nancy C. from Rice, MN writes:
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Are you all frigging crazy? Stop foreign aide! We have kids hungry here and old people with no food . Stop your pay checks congress and send it to those on food stamps who may not get them the end of the month as we have heard.The program will not be funded then. STOP foreign aide because we cant afford it. That is the bottom line...
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Daniel M. from Freedom, ME writes:
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End All Foreign Aid NOW!
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John M. from Racine, WI writes:
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This is a no brainer. if the regime can close down parks that cost nothing, close roads that arn't the feds, close war memorials, highways and the devil can only conceive what other chicanery is being planned, they have no place in giving monies away that have to be printed to 3rd world nations!
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John M. from Racine, WI writes:
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This is a no brainer. if the regime can close down parks that cost nothing, close roads that arn't the feds, close war memorials, highways and the devil can only conceive what other chicanery is being planned, they have no place in giving monies away that have to be printed to 3rd world nations!
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are you really sheepple
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Rickey P. from Akron, OH writes:
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IMPEACH the COMMUNIST Obama. Impeach him before its too late.