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U.S. to provide $308 million in humanitarian
aid to Afghanistan as Taliban gov’t falters

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Posted By: Ribicon, 1/11/2022 11:00:53 AM

The White House said Tuesday it will provide $308 million in new humanitarian aid for Afghanistan, as the country teeters toward a full-scale humanitarian crisis and economic collapse under the Taliban. In addition, the U.S. will send 1 million additional COVID-19 tests to the country, which has been in a tailspin since the Taliban government took over following the U.S. military withdrawal in August. The new assistance will come from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and flow through independent humanitarian organizations, White House spokeswoman Emily Horne said in a statement. It will be used to provide shelter, health care services, winterization assistance, emergency food, aid, water,

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The gift that keeps on giving. Thanks for nothing, Dubya.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Come And Take It 1/11/2022 11:05:07 AM (No. 1034979)
No more money for this crap. We have problems here to fix first. The Taliban wanted to take the reigns - let them, and let them fail. They can get into China's pockets for what they need, since ironically most of China's wealth comes from the US in the first place. While Americans remain behind enemy lines, not one thin dime. I don't care about what happens to these 6th century barbarians.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Roscoelewis 1/11/2022 11:05:10 AM (No. 1034980)
Just made millionaires of all those mullahs, and savage women beaters.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: sanspeur 1/11/2022 11:05:14 AM (No. 1034981)
they need to fix the $82 million ( or was it billion ) in the equipment we “gifted “ them .. why not simplify ? eliminate the 10% bid’n cut and just let the terrorists vote here for whatever $$ they want ? Will give the dems real terror cultists to yammer about and leave us the heck alone
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Californian 1/11/2022 11:06:27 AM (No. 1034982)
What?! Where are our fellow Americans that Biden left behind??
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino 1/11/2022 11:06:52 AM (No. 1034983)
The Taliban have been having difficulty locating American citizens - - and killing them. This money form the Despicable Joe regime - - should help them do a better job.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: JackBurton 1/11/2022 11:07:29 AM (No. 1034986)
Giving them what? How about aid for arms?
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Reply 7 - Posted by: singermom9 1/11/2022 11:07:56 AM (No. 1034988)
Why? Don't we WANT them to fail. That is like giving the burglar the key to your house.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: qr4j 1/11/2022 11:11:52 AM (No. 1034994)
The aid we provide is going to flow through independent organizations. This sounds like a situation rife with opportunities for fraud, waste, and abuse (of people and funds!). I sincerely doubt these funds will benefit very many Afghans. Most of it will enrich warlords and their cronies.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Venturer 1/11/2022 11:11:54 AM (No. 1034995)
This is a definition of insanity.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Jethro bo 1/11/2022 11:16:17 AM (No. 1035002)
When you're already broke, why not waste 3 billion more $ on Trashcanistan. Guess Biden didn't feel he screwed things up enough so he is going make 'US' pay his expenses.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: downnout 1/11/2022 11:20:12 AM (No. 1035013)
$80 billion in military arms isn’t enough?
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Reply 12 - Posted by: stablemoney 1/11/2022 11:20:14 AM (No. 1035014)
So we are going to be paying the Taliban's salaries.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: smokincol 1/11/2022 11:52:39 AM (No. 1035041)
let me see if I got this right - we are going to support a muslim controlled country? ... for what reason? they can't put the toothpaste back into the tube, no matter how hard they try.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: DVC 1/11/2022 11:53:32 AM (No. 1035043)
Just stop it. NO MORE MONEY to that stink hole.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: billa57 1/11/2022 11:56:27 AM (No. 1035046)
$308 million to a radical Islamist regime? Will that buy back our tanks and helicopters?
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Strike3 1/11/2022 12:01:05 PM (No. 1035052)
Wonderful. The Taliban gets another $308 million for more weapons and food for their soldiers. Business as usual. The absolute stupidity goes on.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: MindMadeUp 1/11/2022 12:17:45 PM (No. 1035079)
The Taliban actively supported and protected 911 terrorists. So we go from trying to destroy them to actually financing them under Democrats.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: red1066 1/11/2022 12:24:49 PM (No. 1035092)
What? Eighty-four billion in free military aid wasn't enough? I thought they were selling some of that military equipment. I just saw a piece about the Taliban is now one of the largest dealers in U.S. military equipment.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Kumoan 1/11/2022 1:17:05 PM (No. 1035158)
Dude! Is that like, one pallet of cash, or two? Forgot how many million$ per pallet and my email to Iran has not been answered.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Marzon 1/11/2022 2:21:41 PM (No. 1035217)
If the Taliban are hard up for cash they can sell some of the 85 billion in weapons Biden and Milley gave them.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: rochow 1/11/2022 7:45:02 PM (No. 1035479)
WHAT????? Have we not left enough billions in military equipment behind??? What happened? The Taliban stole all that, then forced the natives to ask those stupid weak Americans for more. If you don't get it pretend it's for 'humanitarian aid' food, families so that they can give us more kids to rape.... make it dramatic, their so called prez is dumber than a plank of wood! Our 'dough' will flow through independent humanitarian organizations!! Right!!! Bill Gates involved??? Soros?? Just asking!
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Reply 22 - Posted by: mifla 1/12/2022 5:18:59 AM (No. 1035703)
I offer an apology for all our military who served in Afghanistan. You deserve much better.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: MickTurn 1/12/2022 9:30:24 AM (No. 1035901)
That means those supporting this madness are TRAITORS...Get a ROPE!
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Toodles3956 1/12/2022 12:16:05 PM (No. 1036100)
We will give you the money in exchange for every military piece of equipment that we left behind. Every bolt, every screw. Then no more, not one penny.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: 24tea@Mag 1/12/2022 1:53:25 PM (No. 1036193)
Audit this! Thieves at every level, even the very top. Never goes to those in need.
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