The American congress is up to their eyeballs in budget concerns. There have been programs for Americans that have been cut even though their cost was less than the aid given to Israel each years. Aid to Israel is now on the table. Leahy put it there. Let's see how many senators rush to support aid to Israel while they are cutting aid to Americans and raising their taxes. This is especially timely as the American voters are ready to sweep them all out of office for their botching of the budget.
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