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

mrz80 Wrote: Oct 03, 2012 9:49 AM
So because a handful of Republican Presidents did something that any Constitutional scholar would agree goes blatantly against the grain, that justifies the current Democrat in Chief doing the same thing? Funny how something that had everyone all up in arms when Ronnie Raygun or Dubya did it draws a thundering silence when Mister Hope-and-Change does it. What you're really saying is it's okay to flout the rule of law when it's YOUR guy doing it? :-)

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...