As US Approaches Record Deficit, Israel Asks for Record Handout

The request would work out to almost $21 million per day from American taxpayers, even as the U.S. is approaching a $4 trillion deficit (the largest in the world), and Israel typically has a lower unemployment rate than the United States.

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Menifee, CA (IAK) -- Breaking Defense, a digital magazine that covers military issues, reports that Israel may ask for its U.S. aid early, possibly in a lump sum that could be as high as $7.6 billion. This would work out to almost $21 million per day from American taxpayers, even though the U.S. is approaching a $4 trillion deficit (the largest

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How Are You Gonna Pay For It? Stop Giving Money to Israel

Israel is not a poor country. It is certainly not the poorest in the world. So why is it the top recipient of US military “aid?”

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(DavidSwanson.org) —Did you know that the U.S. government has done something odd with your tax dollars? The ones you get so furious and indignant about when they’re used to feed anybody who’s hungry? It has given over 280 billion of those dollars to the government of Israel (not counting classified hush-hush super-secret amounts). Israel is

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In the Name of “Security” Retreating US Gives Israel Billions More in Military Funding

Despite the fact that the U.S. is retreating from the Middle East, lacking strategy and future vision, lawmakers are congratulating themselves on passing yet another generous aid package to Israel.

US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu embrace at the Israel museum in Jerusalem, May 23, 2017. (AP/Sebastian Scheiner)

Billions of US tax-payers’ money will continue to be funneled into Israel in the next fiscal year, and for many years in the foreseeable future. Republican and Democratic Senators have recently achieved just that, passing a bill aimed at providing Israel with $3.3 billion in annual aid.  The Bill, co-sponsored by Democratic Senator, Chris Coons

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Betty McCollum Is Pushing Congress to Stop Subsidizing the Torture of Palestinian Children

“The legislation I am introducing is expressly intended to end U.S. support and funding for Israel’s systematic military detention, interrogation, abuse, torture, and prosecution of Palestinian children.” – Betty McCollum

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In December 2018, a 17-year-old Palestinian teen, Ayham Sabah, was sentenced by an Israeli military court to 35 years in prison for his alleged role in a stabbing attack targeting an Israeli soldier in an illegal Jewish settlement in the West Bank. Sabah was only 14 years old when the alleged attack took place.  Another alleged attacker, Omar

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First Senate Bill of 2019 Would Give Billions to Israel, Undermine BDS

The four-part bill, designated S.1, is composed of various measures on behalf of Israel that Congress tried and failed to pass in 2018. Some of which were pioneered by AIPAC.

John Bolton | Benjamin Netanyahu

According to Marco Rubio, the first bill the 2019 U.S. Senate will take up is one that is focused on Israel. His Twitter announcement shows a number of people suggesting that he should instead focus on getting the U.S. government running. The four-part bill, designated S.1, is composed of measures on behalf of Israel that Congress tried and

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Media Mum as Congress Readies Largest Foreign Military Aid Package in US History

The “aid” package gives $38 billion to Israel over the next ten years, which amounts to $7,230 per minute, or $120 per second, and equals about $23,000 for each Jewish Israeli family of four.

Donald Trump | Benjamin Netanyahu

In an astounding case of media negligence, U.S. news media are failing to tell Americans that Congress is about to enact legislation for the largest military aid package to a foreign country in U.S. history. This aid package would likely be of interest to Americans, many of whom are cutting back their own personal spending. The package

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