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Old 03-04-2013, 05:06 PM  
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Ouch-Obama chooses the Jew hating Egyptian over American children

Kerry Announces $250 Million in U.S. Aid for Egypt
By MICHAEL R. GORDON

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Secretary of State John Kerry announced Sunday that the United States would provide $250 million in assistance to Egypt after Egypt’s president promised to move ahead with negotiations with the International Monetary Fund over economic reforms.

In a statement issued after his two-hour meeting with President Mohamed Morsi, Mr. Kerry said the aid decision reflected Egypt’s “extreme needs” and Mr. Morsi’s assurance that Egypt would reach an agreement with the I.M.F. after more than a year of talks over a $4.8 billion loan package.

The statement issued by Mr. Kerry noted that he and Mr. Morsi had discussed the need to ensure the fairness of Egypt’s coming elections, but it did not mention any specific political commitments the Egyptian president had made to receive the aid.

Parliamentary elections are scheduled for April. Some opposition groups have said they will boycott the vote because of what they see as an effort by Mr. Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood movement to dominate Egyptian politics.

American officials say that Mr. Kerry asserted that moving ahead with difficult economic changes in Egypt would require a degree of political consensus and was implicitly a promise of some political change.

The aid announced Sunday consists of two parts. One is a $190 million infusion for Egypt’s budget intended to address what Mr. Kerry said was the country’s “extreme needs.” That assistance has already been approved by Congress.

Mr. Kerry also pledged $60 million for the creation of a fund to support small businesses, which will provide “direct support to key engines of democratic change in Egypt, including Egypt’s entrepreneurs and its young people.”

As an incentive for Mr. Morsi to conclude an agreement with the I.M.F., Mr. Kerry said that he would work with Congress to get additional funds approved for Egypt once a deal was reached.

In May 2011, President Obama pledged $1 billion to support Egypt’s democratic revolution. The $190 million in aid announced on Sunday is the first disbursement of that pledge.

“In all my meetings, I conveyed a simple but serious message: The brave Egyptians who stood vigil in Tahrir Square did not risk their lives to see that opportunity for a brighter future squandered,” Mr. Kerry said. “I encouraged President Morsi to implement the homegrown reforms that will help his country secure an I.M.F. agreement, put Egypt on the path to establishing a firm economic foundation and allow it to chart its own course. He agreed and said that he plans to move quickly to do so.”

The I.M.F. wants Egypt to carry out a number of economic policy changes, including raising taxes and cutting energy subsidies, and it is seeking assurances that Mr. Morsi can rally the political support needed for those changes.

Mr. Kerry’s departure from Cairo was briefly delayed, news agencies said, because hundreds of supporters of the soccer club Al Ahly, known as ultras, blocked the road to the airport in a protest related to a court case about a soccer riot in Port Said last year.

But the motorcade made it to the airport, and Mr. Kerry flew to Saudi Arabia, his seventh stop on his nine-nation trip.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/04/wo...gypt.html?_r=0

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Old 03-04-2013, 05:34 PM   #2
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Old 03-04-2013, 05:45 PM   #3
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War on American children. Think of them.
Too much?

I was really starting to believe Obama was serious when he was spending millions flying around on AF1 trying to convince us the world was about to end.
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Old 03-04-2013, 06:24 PM   #4
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Too much?

I was really starting to believe Obama was serious when he was spending millions flying around on AF1 trying to convince us the world was about to end.
I think the administration is ripe for criticism about their rhetoric on the sequester, but I'm not sure advocating for cutting off Egypt is the way to do it.
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Old 03-04-2013, 07:17 PM   #5
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I think the administration is ripe for criticism about their rhetoric on the sequester, but I'm not sure advocating for cutting off Egypt is the way to do it.
I'm not advocating that either. I'm just pointing out Obama's rhetoric how little his words mean and proof of how little he should be trusted every time he opens his mouth.
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Old 03-04-2013, 08:08 PM   #6
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So today I see a pic on facebook where teachers are blaming Repubs for losing $33.1 million via the sequester and how Congress took $0 in cuts. No mention that it was Obama's idea, Pelosi is one who did not want Congress taking a pay cut and Kerry just handed $250 mil to Egypt.

Talk about ****ing irony
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Old 03-04-2013, 08:50 PM   #7
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Old 03-05-2013, 02:26 AM   #8
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Old 03-05-2013, 07:31 AM   #9
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I'm not advocating that either. I'm just pointing out Obama's rhetoric how little his words mean and proof of how little he should be trusted every time he opens his mouth.
The key to understanding the Obama administration in 5 short words.

It's all politics, all of the time. Occasional slivers of truth are merely unintentional coincidences.
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Old 03-05-2013, 07:53 AM   #10
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Why is it we are asking the American people to take cuts in education, defense, medicare and social security, while handing money to foreign countries.

I truly dont get this. We seem to have unlimited funds for other countries but the people that actually gave that money to the government need to accept less.

Why dont we tell the rest of the world, look we are broke. We cant help you right now. Seriously.
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Old 03-05-2013, 08:17 AM   #11
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Yep, because this is how appropriations work. The president just spends the money wherever he wants to.
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Yep, because this is how appropriations work. The president just spends the money wherever he wants to.
He wasn't under any obligation to spend this money.
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He wasn't under any obligation to spend this money.
Check out the thread headline. Its pretty stupid.
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Check out the thread headline. Its pretty stupid.
It was a reference to Obama's quote and clearly tongue in cheek. You really needed that spelled out?
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