posted on Feb, 8 2009 @ 02:55 AM
The following info is presented by Mark Huber:
"Israel gets approximately $8 B in total aid and then they take an est. $321 Million of that and send it back to congressmen in amounts based on how
well they vote "YES" on issues Israel tells them it wants to see passed.
Those 'bribes' have ensured that their interests are served...and it's all at the expense of US Taxpayers who have no say.
Those aid funds are deposited at the first of the fiscal year to their general fund and no accounting is required. They are then doled out on a
quarterly basis and then they can ask for supplemental amounts to fund the Gaza Invasion and such.
Bush agreed to supplemental augmentation in the amount of around $2-3 Billion per year over the next 10 years.
Their political interests are lobbied through AIPAC [American Israel Public Affairs Committee]. AIPAC has even bragged that they 'own congress' and
control the US through these means.
The aid to Israel in FY 2007 was 20X that given to Palestine and more than all aid to all countries in that area.
We have been cutting back on USAID contributions and increasing military aid/reimbursements for the last few years and continuing for the next 10
years...unless Obama changes that.
The per capita amount we send there is estimated at $23 thousand per Israeli citizen in a country where the average wage is around $14 thousand.
More than anything else is the secrecy involved and the lack of any need to account for the money. It can be spent for anything they choose, and it
Here is a hotlink to some references on the subject of the aid to Israel we provide every year. This link will lead to many others:
This may be a bit off topic in some ways, but will become a hot issue as Obama proceeds to take further action to reveal his plans to take us away
from aggressive military goals to one of conflict resolution.
He must move very carefully at this moment and I wouldn't want his responsibilities as he walks through a minefield of opposition from entrenched
interests who want to continue the domination and control of all resources and people on the planet."