Thursday, August 24, 2006

US is helping rebuild Lebanon?

I heard this morning on FoxNews that the US was going to contribute a significant portion of the funding for the Lebanese rebuilding efforts. Unfortunately, I haven't been able to find a "print" version of the story.

Anyway, you've got to be freaking kidding me! I mean, these people are nothing but terrorists! Even if the civilians are not members of Hizbollah, they do nothing to stop the terrorist organization, and they harbor them in their homes! Why should the US taxpayer put the money out there to rebuild this nation? Can you even really call them a nation? In reality, their government is so ineffectual and unable to either care for their people or stop the violence their people face, that I don't believe they can even qualify for country status.

When is President Bush going to learn? The US people don't want to pay for international rebuilding efforts. We don't even want to pay to rebuild New Orleans! We want to choose what to do with our own money, not let it be spent in ways that does not benefit us. As much as I supported him in the 2004 election, I have to start drawing the line. He's just another tax and spend politician, and he's leading the Republicans into the quagmire that is statist politics.