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Originally posted by harrytuttle
Personally, it makes me feel GREAT.
It was that money that funded the Egyptian Military, which in turn PROTECTED the citizens from the corrupt Police State.
Thanks for asking
Originally posted by Eliad
reply to post by bigyin
Actually my point was that the aid the U.S gives the world is less than 1 percent of its federal budget, and that a lot of what it gives it actually uses to strengthen its own war industry.
My point was that the U.S isn't in a big financial hole because of the aid it's giving, and that it doesn't spend much at all on aid, in fact it found a way to get something out of giving that aid...
I thought that was pretty clear...
Edit- Also, don't complain about "zionist mods" later when your post gets deleted for your derogatory and unmannered behavior.
Well you always provide us with a good laugh at least.
What a crock of bs.
Seriously you sound delusional to me. Please seek professional help.
Being rude and disgraceful doesn't help you prove your point.edit on 31-1-2011 by Eliad because: Second part added.
Originally posted by Cygnis
reply to post by Ellen15
That is the thing, our tax monies haven't HELPED those who could use it, it has gone to things that really are mostly useless..
Military equipment, leaders pockets, etc. instead of the people. Even here in the USA, the taxes go to funding "unknown" things that we never hear about.
Most Official Development Assistance (ODA) came from the 23 members of the Development Assistance Committee (DAC), or about USD 103.49 billion in 2007. A further USD 11.8 billion came from the European Commission while all non-DAC countries gave USD 5.56 billion.
The largest DAC donors were the United States (USD 21.8 billion), Germany ($12.29 billion), France ($9.88 billion), United Kingdom ($9.85 billion) and Japan ($7.68 billion), while the largest non-DAC donors were Saudi Arabia (USD 2 billion) and Turkey ($0.6 billion). However, none of those met the UN target of giving at least 0.7 percent of the Gross National Income (GNI) as aid. United States (0.16% of GNI) and Japan (0.17% of GNI) were in fact giving least among the members of DAC. The only countries meeting the targets in 2007 were Norway (0.96% of GNI), Sweden (0.93% of GNI), Luxembourg (0.91% of GNI), the Netherlands and Denmark (both 0.81% of GNI).