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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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Nov 7th, 2013
Jeff P. from Tulsa, OK writes:
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We have needs here. No more of our money to foreign countries.
Nov 7th, 2013
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Nov 6th, 2013
Vicki W. from Stillwater, OK writes:
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It's great to care about others but you take care of your own first.
Nov 6th, 2013
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Nov 4th, 2013
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Nov 4th, 2013
susan r. from Phoenix, AZ writes:
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NO TO HOMOSEXUAL AGENDA ! HAS NO PLACE IN GOV. JUST USEFUL COMMIE IDIOTS TO CAUSE IMMORALITY!!
Nov 2nd, 2013
Robert B. from Lake City, FL signed.
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Oct 30th, 2013
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Martha M. from Bryan, TX signed.
Oct 30th, 2013
Lorraine H. from Vero Beach, FL writes:
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End foreign aid. Use the money to AID U.S. citizens in need.
Oct 30th, 2013
Terry L. from Smyrna, TN signed.
Oct 30th, 2013
Someone from Midlothian, VA writes:
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All this junk needs to be cut now. Do your job.
Oct 30th, 2013
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Oct 29th, 2013
Someone from Cudahy, WI writes:
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Former Rep. Gene Snyder (R-KY) offered $1,000 to anyone who could identify any authorization in the Constitution for foreign aid. NO ONE collected!
Oct 28th, 2013
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