"So he offers to bankrupt the USA to get Netanyahu to make a simple temporary gesture." No, because the only things that the USA will be supplying to Netanyahu **during** that 90 day freeze are things that carry no monetary price tag i.e. the UN veto and the diplomatic cover against the Goldstone report. Those things that do cost real money (F-35s and a security deal) do not go to Congress until Israel signs the final peace deal with the Palestinians, and so UNTIL that happens the USA isn't ponying up any money at all.
UN agency warns school may be delayed for Palestinian refugees due to lack of funding (AP)
from the article: What exactly does Obama expect from Netanyahu?