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Foreign aid

March 11, 2013

Dear editor: How little our government cares: The day before sequestration takes effect the government announces they are going to furnish food,medical supplies,and an “additional 60 million dollars......

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Mar-11-13 6:44 PM

I'm not a grandpa yet, but I'm guessing that my grandchildren and their grandchildren won't want to pay for today's foreign aid, which is what is happening. We can't afford it. It reminds me of a young man I knew in Texas. He was about $8k in debt and wanted to declare bankruptcy to clean his slate. A lawyer told him that it would ruin his credit for 10 years, and that he shouldn't consider bankruptcy unless he was at least $10k in debt. What did he do? He went out and bought HIS NEIGHBORS a living room suit on HIS credit card, so he would have enough debt. Sounds like our gov't.

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Mar-11-13 3:51 PM

The foreign governments should pay their wages and pensions.

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Mar-11-13 8:33 AM

Don't forget about the 250 million we just promised Egypt.

The government will make sure they cut the programs that are the most visible and will hurt the public the most just to make a point. They didn't like being called out on their sky is following BS claims .

We are currently spending 4 BILLION a day more than we are taking in. If they ever tackle that problem there will be some suffering. What we see now is political theatre.

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