Tell Congress: Do not bail out the Ukraine!

The Ukraine is asking the United States and the European Union for $35 billion in foreign aid ...

On February 24, 2014, the Ukraine began petitioning the United States and European Union for $35 billion dollars over the next two years.

According to a report, the Ukrainian Finance Ministry is looking for the first alotment to be distributed by the week of March 9, 2014.

From Reuters:

"In an address to the nation, [acting president] Turchinov on [February 23, 2014] spelled out the enormity of the task facing Ukraine's new leadership, and identified stabilising the economy as a priority.

Against the background of global economic recovery, the Ukrainian economy is heading into the abyss and is in a pre-default state," he said.

"The task of the new government is to stop the country's slide into the abyss, to stabilize the exchange rate, guarantee the timely payment of salaries, pensions and stipends, and to regain the confidence of investors, promote the development of enterprises and the creation of new jobs."

This said, the Ukraine is asking the United States and European Union to bail them out of their economic and debt problems.

While the humanitarians will likely herald American aid to the Ukraine, a taxpayer-funded bailout of that country would be not only unconstitutional, but unwise.

The United States simply has no money with which to bail out the Ukraine, and Congress must block any "emergency" aid from flowing in that country's direction.

George Washington said in his farewell address that America should steer clear of interweaving its "peace and prosperity" with the toils of foreign nations; Thomas Jefferson said in his second inaugural address that the United States should "entangle alliances with none."

These words are still true today and we need to make DC listen!

Take Action! Add your name below and sign and send a message to your U.S. Representative and Senators demanding that they oppose this emergency aid to the Ukraine!

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Dec 4th, 2014
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May 24th, 2014
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May 8th, 2014
Jordan M. from Fresno, CA writes:
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We must Stay Away From UkRaine And Russia!! The new Regime in Ukraine are NAZIS!! They are killing Russians!! None of this(Should)Involve us!! We must Mind our own Business, or WW3 may start, and we could be destroyed!! Everyone needs to Arm themselves for Russian and Chinese Invasion!! We Will Fight to protect the Homeland for us all to be safe and secure!
Apr 26th, 2014
Harry V. from Claymont, DE writes:
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U.S. has little to gain and much to lose in Ukraine. Instead of spending tax payers money in Ukraine spend it at home to fix our mess. Besides the Ukraine needs far too much money to get out of debt. Let Russia spend its money in Ukraine. Its their neighbor country. NATO does not need to expand into Ukraine either. Europe can't even get their house in order. They need to get involved in Ukraine like they need a bullet in their head! I'm surprised their citizens haven't gone ballistic on this issue!
Apr 25th, 2014
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Apr 14th, 2014
Michael S. from Downers Grove, IL signed.
Apr 14th, 2014
Edna H. from Salem, IN writes:
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We don't have money now to pay our bills . stop this president from giving away more of what we don't have, stop this nonesense now.
Apr 14th, 2014
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Apr 10th, 2014
Win G. from New Ulm, MN signed.
Apr 9th, 2014
Sandra G. from Pittsburgh, PA writes:
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To bail out the Ukrain would only make the hole deeper for our economy. Putin and Obama are laughing at us.
Apr 7th, 2014
joe d. from Vienna, OH writes:
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This whole administration has their head buried in the sand, including Tim Ryan/Ohio and Sherrod Brown/Ohio. They must all be voted out of office before they distroy this great country of ours.
Apr 5th, 2014
Clarence & Judy C. from Hubert, NC signed.
Apr 5th, 2014
Dorothy O. from Torrance, CA writes:
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Balance OUR budget!! Pay off OUR debt!! Ukraine can deal with the E U and Russian Federation. I DON'T care about Crimea! I care about the USA!
Apr 5th, 2014
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