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$ does more harm then good, the root why they hate us

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Submitted by David S (United States), Sep 17, 2012 at 16:44

Industrial bypass

I wonder how effective our "aid" to these countries really is. I get the sense that it does nothing but interfere with the establishment of the peoples own grass roots industry (meaning those productive actions needed to get and maintain any group commerce.) Instead the fast money buys services only - Its like getting immediate involvement without any long term responsibility.

They see us throwing money around as if we don't value it, they are just trinkets and then expect their support?! I think that this is really where their deep seated 'hate' and distrust of America comes from. Islam is just the vehicle to express that real hate. (we are burning up all the oxygen in their society)

Their leaders don't have to establish their own local industry or require any real involvement of their citizens especially if they can simply 'hire' them for the services. There is a difference between day to day in depth planning for long term business/partner relationships versus hired hands like so much unmovable migrant labor.

I think the sooner we figure this out the sooner a REAL solution is started.

End all aid because it does more harm to them (and us) than good!

David S.

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