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Let’s talk foreign aid – the purpose, the goal, the cause and effect… and why we spend it. Because the topic is so large, I’ll focus on our aid to one country. We do the same to hundreds – literally – of others, but this is a good microcosm, a foundation to understand what’s going on with the tax dollars sent around the planet by the politicians you elect.
Ostensibly the purpose of foreign aid is to help others. It doesn’t. More on that below. It began in serious fashion during the Cold War. We sent money to countries. The […]