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Under Obama Foreign Aid Spending Increases, Trumps Border Security by 76 Percent

D G Wrote: Oct 02, 2012 7:59 PM
Does Obama stay up at nights thinking of how he can spend more money borrowed from China?
DrawTheLine Wrote: Oct 02, 2012 8:06 PM
I don't think he even concerns himself with how to pay for his marxist policies. Seriously, does anyone think so?
Redumbapubs Wrote: Oct 02, 2012 8:03 PM
No, that was George W. Bush's job.

According to the U.S. Treasury, U.S. spending on foreign aid has not only skyrocketed, it also trumps the amount spent on U.S. border security. CNS News has the details:

From fiscal 2008 to fiscal 2011, according to the U.S. Treasury, the federal government increased spending on foreign aid by 80 percent and, in fiscal 2011, spent 76 percent more on foreign aid than it did securing the borders of the United States.

In fiscal 2008, the government spent a total of $11.427 billion in international assistance programs, according to the Monthly Treasury Statement. In fiscal...