On Tuesday President Obama announced more aid to Syrian rebels to the tune of $155 million, bringing the total amount sent so far to $365 million.
The statement from Obama's White House reads "The relief we send doesn’t say “Made in America,” but make no mistake—our aid reflects the commitment of the American people."
Which Americans? Do they know the aid money is going to radical Islamic terrorists who seek to overthrow a moderate leader? I wonder if the rebels will keep the Chili's Restaurant in Syria after the "barbaric" Assad regime falls.
This new announcement of aid was laced with flowery propaganda and bald-faced lies to make Americans okay with giving over $1 per taxpayer to Syrian rebels.
First the propaganda:
For nearly two years, the Assad regime has waged a brutal war against the Syrian people—murdering innocent men, women and children, in their homes, in bread lines, and at universities.
Do innocent people die in civil wars? Of course, but this is clearly meant to make the American people hate Assad when the exact same statement, or worse, can be made about the rebels.
In the face of this barbarism, the United States has joined with nations around the world in calling for an end to the Assad regime and a transition that leads to a peaceful, inclusive and democratic Syria, where the rights of all Syrians are protected.I'm sure the rights of all Syrians will be protected like those of Libyans once the Islamic radicals that our aid goes to take over the country.
We’ve worked to isolate Assad and his regime; impose sanctions that starve the regime of funds; recognize the Syrian Opposition Coalition as the legitimate representative of the Syrian people; call for accountability for perpetrators of atrocities; and provide humanitarian relief to Syrians in need.Those sanctions starve more than the regime who still lives in luxury. What he really means is he starved out the poor in Syria and is now offering them crumbs to look heroic. And what Obama means by "democracy" in the previous statement is propping up the leaders that the West (not the people) recognize as legitimate.
Now for the lies:
American aid means food and clean water for millions of Syrians. American aid means medicine and treatment for hundreds of thousands of patients in Damascus, Dar’a and Homs. It means immunizations for one million Syrian children. American aid means winter supplies for more than half a million people in Aleppo, Homs and Dayr az Zawr.I'm sorry, but I have to laugh. We are going to take care of "millions" with $155 million dollars? What's that about $2 a person for one day if that money was actually meant to reach the suffering people in Syria? Give me a freaking break.
We all know exactly where the money is going. It's flowing right to the weapons and dinner tables of the foreign Jihadists in Syria who commit far worse human rights catastrophes than Assad. We know the money is going to support global empire, the toppling of another sovereign central bank, and future aggression towards Iran.
So, no Obama, you don't have the commitment from me or any other Americans bright enough to see through your lies.
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