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Obama pledges $1B in loan
guarantees to Jordan

Washington Examiner (DC), by Susan Crabtree

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Posted By:JoniTx, 2/15/2014 12:49:06 PM

President Obama pledged $1 billion in loan guarantees for Jordan, a Middle East ally that is dealing with a flood of Syrian refugees who have crossed the border. The president made the loan guarantee commitment during a meeting Friday evening with Jordan´s King Abdullah II at Sunnylands, the Annenberg estate in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Obama also extended an aid package for the country for five years. With a population of 6.5 million people, Jordan, which shares a border with Syria, has been forced to deal with 600,000 refugees that have fled the deadly violence. The influx of people has strained

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: nonsense, 2/15/2014 1:06:08 PM     (No. 9733815)

Someone cue the Spender-in-Chief, we are broke, as in Bankrupt. We do not have 1 Billion to give to anyone. The man in the Spite House needs to stop believing the rhetoric that we are the "richest nation on earth". The words he learned at the knee of his Marxist Mentor, Frank Marshall Davis.

The truth that no Demonrat will tell is that we are the largest Debtor Nation on Earth. In order to give billions to a foreign nation we will need to borrow from China. What will they get in return? A few of our states handed over, or perhaps several of our national parks with abundant national resources.

When will the citizens realize that the destruction of our country is purposeful?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: provide, 2/15/2014 1:10:54 PM     (No. 9733823)

How about loaning them Iranian frozen assets?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Boneshaker, 2/15/2014 1:42:20 PM     (No. 9733864)

Back when we had a constitution and a constitutional government it was Congress that controlled the spending, not the King.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: john56, 2/15/2014 2:18:42 PM     (No. 9733901)

Cut Obama a break. When they told him they were giving $1B in loan guarantees to Jordan, he thought they meant an Obama bundler named Jordan. So he signed off on it.

Sarcasm key now off.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: rochow, 2/15/2014 2:48:45 PM     (No. 9733924)

Always the big spender. Out of other people´s pockets! Needs to make himself the big pharaoh in front of the king, demonstrating how he will squeeze the little subjects of his realm a little more!~

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Reply 6 - Posted by: lydwho, 2/15/2014 3:01:03 PM     (No. 9733934)

There was one condition to the loan.. Obama told him that he would honor the loan only if there was enough money left in the treasury after he and mamma had all their vacations!!!!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: St. Pitbull, 2/15/2014 5:12:02 PM     (No. 9734039)

Who controls the purse strings?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: stablemoney, 2/15/2014 5:31:02 PM     (No. 9734063)

Maybe the Saudis could divert a billion from the Habib fund to kill Americans to propping up the Jordanians.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 2/15/2014 10:54:39 PM     (No. 9734265)

Why are We borrowing money to give away ?
Oh, never mind.

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