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

Poppycock Wrote: Oct 02, 2012 8:29 PM
If Bush jumped off a cliff ...?
goper Wrote: Oct 02, 2012 8:34 PM
Small programs?
Solyndra was hundreds of millions of tax money gone. An Obama thing.
Petrogas is billions of tax money gone. An Obama thing
Medicare Part D came out of Congress.
War was declared on us and we were attacked.
You are not very observant.

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...