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

USGrant1863 Wrote: Oct 02, 2012 10:18 PM
Just like the Bolsheviks, we're ruled by an elite minority that claims to represent the majority. In issue after issue where strong majority consensus prevails in the population, the minority view is Washington policy. Secure the border as a pre-condition to immigration reform? Still not done. Don't give foreign aid to fund our adversaries like the Muslim Brotherhood? Another $2 billion borrowed from our future and given to our sworn enemies. Require proof of identity to vote to assure citizenship, residency and prevent voting in multiple districts? Even though it protects all legitimate voters of all colors and ethnicities? Nope. That would endanger to many incumbents who benefit from current games. And more. Princes in robes rule us.

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...