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Congresswoman: Cut Foreign
Aid To Pay For Children

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:Ribicon, 7/13/2014 11:57:19 PM

Fort Sill, Okla. - A Republican congresswoman from Tennessee said the U.S. should cut aid to countries that are home to thousands of children who have crossed the border illegally to pay for the cost of caring for them. Rep. Marsha Blackburn made the comments Saturday after touring a temporary shelter at the Fort Sill Army Post near Lawton where more than 1,100 of the children are housed. Republican Rep. Jim Bridenstine of Oklahoma also toured the facility. Blackburn said Central American countries that the child immigrants are fleeing should be forced to bear the cost of paying for them

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Absolutely. Then cut it some more, because we are broke.

Marsha Blackburn´s one of the few who are reliably on the right side of things.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Melody, 7/14/2014 12:08:55 AM     (No. 9923135)

Yay for Marsha Blackburn! If we only had more like her.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bighambone, 7/14/2014 12:15:41 AM     (No. 9923138)

If you really want to get the attention of those banana republics the US should tell them that all visas issued to government officials and citizens of those countries will be cancelled unless their foreign ministers come to Washington, D.C. and agree to repatriation treaties stating that they will issue emergency travel documents to all their citizens found illegally in the USA and will immediately repatriate all their citizens under age 21 that the USA wants to send back home.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Trigger2, 7/14/2014 12:30:05 AM     (No. 9923143)

Barry wants around $4B.
Wasteful foreign aid to these countries doesn´t even reach $1B.
Take the rest out of the Home No Security, NSA, and No Justice departments. Toss in the EPA as well.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: PageTurner, 7/14/2014 12:49:19 AM     (No. 9923156)

Pulling their CAFTA free trade privileges ought to really get their attention. Tariffs up the wazoo on Central American good from all net shippers of illegals.

Or better still, a massive tax on remittances to these hellholes. That ought to stop the money stream these governments live off of real quick.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/14/2014 12:50:24 AM     (No. 9923159)

Thank you Marsha.

Zippy wants $3.7 Billion with a "B" which includes a little amount for wildfires in CA to make Congress feel guilty. Plus he sends millions to improve conditions in countries they just left. And wants you to work and pay taxes for cradle to grave welfare for those that just crossed the border.

We need to cut all foreign aid and send the National Guard to the border.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: PageTurner, 7/14/2014 12:52:02 AM     (No. 9923162)

In El Salvador´s case, pull their dollarization privileges too. No more using the U.S. dollar as the national currency, go back to toilet-paper money until the illegal stream stops.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: deepthinker, 7/14/2014 2:48:27 AM     (No. 9923229)

This old geezer is getting kind of fuzzy in his thinking.

Please remind me. Why DO we shovel millions of dollars to despots and anti-gringo gangsters running third world hell-holes?????

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Reply 8 - Posted by: lyndsey, 7/14/2014 3:41:42 AM     (No. 9923239)

I am liking this congresswoman and thinks she is on the right track.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: jjgriffin2, 7/14/2014 8:18:03 AM     (No. 9923365)

Brilliant! Go for the source of these illegal immigrants.

Next - how about cutting some funding to Mexico for *their* failure to secure their own border?

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