That the aid began in 1979, consecutive to the Camp David Peace Accords, is no coincidence. Indeed, it could be said that the
Fully one-third of the $58 billion dollars annually in foreign aid, money earned and paid to our government by American taxpayers, goes to
Also in line for foreign aid?
Making eye contact and smiling could sometimes elicit a smile, though not always. And I was struck by the lack of smiles when elderly Chinese posed for photos.
School children in China
The Chinese with whom I spoke told me they try to buy Western goods rather than Chinese goods with their inferior quality, but
So what would $12.9 million buy in
Maybe it’s time to reassess the amounts of foreign aid the
. I’m certainly not holding myself forth as an expert in these matters. I am more than willing to admit there are vast geopolitical influences and potentially disastrous results in play here, and undoubtedly I am privy to few of them. WikiLeaks has shown once again that few citizens are aware of what their governments do.
I’m not advocating isolationism, but rather a reassessment of fiscal reality and responsibility
The crane is said to be the national bird of China because of its numbers. The joke is that construction cranes are included in that visibility, if "visibility" is what the smoggy air of all China provides.