Lies about American Generosity.

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    Was watching a show the other day. In which they said While Americans as citizens give more to charity than any other people on earth, while the US government per capita is kind of stingy.

    Well, that is not really true. It is true if you only count the money we call foreign aid, that we do not give as much as many nations do per Capita, or as a % of GDP. However those numbers fail to take into account the US Military. Which is always first in when disaster strikes, and which is relied on in situations like Libya, Afghanistan, and the Balkans, To take the lions share of the Burden. We also Fund over half the UN budget.

    As Liberals love to point out. We spend more than every other Nation on Earth Combined on our Military. It is only fair that the Acts of Generosity and help our Military Carries out. Be counted when people point their figures and say the US government does not give enough in aid.
     
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    Hmmm
     
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    You forgot your link.

    Once provided posters will review the facts and responding accordingly.
     
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    Our military only carrys out duties we have an interest in, and not for the sake on anyone else.
     
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    Really? What the fuck is our interest in Libya? Did you miss the pictures of American service persons helping in Japan, Haiti, hell you name it our military always shows up.
     
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    Thanks for reminding me why I used to have you on ignore
    What interest do we have in Obama's different war theaters?
     
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    Really, so when they help out Earth Quake Victims around the world, or any other disaster. You would not call that Direct Foreign Aid?
     

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