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Does Congress support Global ID cards?

Maybe. This week, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 3398, the "Girls Count Act."  The purpose of this act is to protect the rights of girls in developing countries. This is certainly an admirable goal; after all, who could object to [...]

Foreign Aid: It's (General) Electric

Last week, I blogged about President Obama's decision to increase "security cooperation" and make "significant new investments in African peacekeeping" following the U.S.-African leaders summit.  President Obama also announced that the federal [...]

White House resumes aid to Egypt, walks back on earlier pledge

The US will resume military aid to Egypt despite earlier statements saying the US would halt aid as a result of the country's violent military coup. Via The Washington Post, this is who your money is going to in case you were wondering: Since [...]

Cutting Foreign Aid: Smart and Safe

Neoconservative (and leading Rand Paul critic) Jennifer Rubin's latest attack on Senator Paul centers on Senator Paul's proposal to end foreign aid. Most of her article is filled with the same old clichés supporters of a constitutional foreign [...]

Obama unilaterally increases military invention and foreign aid, DC yawns

This week DC played host to the first "U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit," a three-day gathering of "leaders from across the African continent." Aside from tying up DC traffic, thus making it more difficult for federal bureaucrats, Congressional [...]

GOP's electrifying vote on corporate welfare

Today, the House of Representatives will consider the Electrify Africa Act (HR 2548). This bill creates "...a comprehensive United States Government policy to assist countries in sub-Saharan Africa to develop an appropriate mix of power [...]

Welfare Queens give Congress ulitmatium

The international welfare queens at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) are demanding that the US Congress approve "reforms" that give Russia and China more say over how the taxpayer dollars the US Government sends to the IMF are spent. The IMF [...]

Rubio Votes With Reid and Obama, Against American People

SPRINGFIELD, Virginia- Today, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) stood with President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, and against the rule of law to continue sending foreign aid to Egypt. Under current law, the United States is prohibited [...]