Nightfly wrote:all foreign aid should be contingent upon every American citizen having been squared away first. Charity starts at home, y'all! 4realz.
otherwise it's just about protecting rich folks' investments and whatnot, falsely called "national security". Really what they mean is 'market stability' which isn't exactly the same thing now is it. Is it?
Helping others is one of my favorite things to do. I prioritize it very highly after assuring my own house is in order. Too bad our gov't doesn't have as much familial common sense.
I got similar views, except I go as far and say, if they hate us, fuck them.