How much of your paycheck do you want the US to spend on Israeli defense?

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    I see a lot of people on here wanting the US to run it's foreign policy on what's the best way to defend Israel.

    So that leads me to ask, what percentage or how much do you WANT taken out of your check to pay for their country's defense?
     
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    Just enough to stop the islamic savage monsters from over running them!
     
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    ^^^^^ What he or she said!
     
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    Give me a number, I want a number that would make you look at your paycheck and say "Gee, I'm sure glad I don't have that money to spend on my own free will and that it'll be used to protect a foreign country I like even though they have their own taxes and defense."

    10%?

    $200 a month?

    What is it?
     
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    ZERO. We can't even afford to defend our own country....
     
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    Well I hear a lot of people who sound more concerned with Israel's defense than our own so I figured it was a valid question.
     
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    Let's see the contestants choices Dan! Is it behind door number one, door number two or door number three?
    (And don't forget, all contestants receive a home version of Pick That Number!)
     
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    NONE. Zero. Zilch. Nada.

    HOWEVER, I also believe that means we no longer have the right to hold the leash on Israel's military when they decide to smoke that new nuclear reactor in Iran or to turn the Egyptian military into a smoldering pile of rubbish the first time the new Egyptian government turns a wayward eye towards the border.
     
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    I'm doubting Israel would choose to have a war with every middle eastern country around it and a heightened potential of an internal revolution.

    You're right though, we should start respecting Israel's independence instead of pretending it's the 51st state of our union.
     
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    As little as possible. If we are fighting a common enemy, then I can understand providing a modicum of support. However, there should be a separate war tax for such expenditures. I don't believe it should be part of the general defense fund.
     
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