Your tax dollars at work: Congress tries tough love on the 'Palestinians' while Obama showers them with money
While President Hussein Obama is in our region showering money on the 'Palestinians,' Congress is trying some tough love
On Thursday, March 21, Rep. Ron DeSantis, Republican congressman who
represents Florida’s 6th District, will introduce the Palestinian
Accountability Act. This proposed legislation requires several things
of the Palestinian Authority without which it will not receive certain
U.S. benefits including significant financial aid and the privilege of
being referred to as anything other than “the areas controlled by the
Those actions which the PA will be expected to do and to cease doing
include: end government corruption, regularly condemn terrorism,
confiscate unauthorized weapons, bring terrorists to justice, end
incitement to violence and hatred in PA media, schools, mosques, cease
all boycotts of Israel, conducts diplomatic relations with Israel just
as it does with any other country, and refuse to co-govern with Hamas.
The Accountability Act also directs that “no United States document may
refer to the areas controlled by the Palestinian Authority as
‘Palestine’ until the secretary of state has certified to congress” that
the foregoing conditions have been met.
The U.S. will also cut off its portion of funding to the United
Nations in general and its refugee agency in particular if the U.N.
recognizes a State of Palestine without the above conditions having been
“Congressman Desantis is fed up with years and years of promises of
reform and peace from an entity that can not even publicly acknowledge
Israel’s right to exist as a Jewish state,” Justin Roth, chief of staff
to Rep. DeSantis told The Jewish Press Wednesday evening. “Where has all of the aid gone and what has it achieved?”
Where and what indeed.
Indeed. It makes absolutely no sense for the US to continue funding the 'Palestinian' terror entity while demanding nothing in return, especially given the $16.7 trillion in US debt and the fact that Americans are being asked to sacrifice.
Labels: Palestinian Authority, Palestinian Authority corruption, US foreign aid