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Re: Muckrakers -the Boebert edition [mattbk] [ In reply to ]
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Here we go again, Kay and the hate for America. You are too predictable and boring.

Who cares about European policies? You are typically one of the angrier posters on here and never budge on your opinions. I wouldn’t expect you to look at something with your blinders off. Our terrible capitalism provides more support for the rest of the world than anyone. China's belt and road purchases don't count. Sure we need to change some things, but compared to Europe we have outdone them and brought more people and countries into a better life through foreign aid and the American Dream. Why do so many immigrants want to come here?? We have a very diverse base of immigrants turned US citizens. And you just want to compare to homogeneous white Europe countries that serve themselves.

You should read posts before you respond to them. Kay made a comment about where the US is on the political spectrum. You responded with a rant about how he hates America. No wonder you think this place is so radically left.
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Mattbk has been extremely triggered since last week when Trump got gang raped by the J6 committee. Coincidence?

How does Danny Hart sit down with balls that big?
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Re: Muckrakers -the Boebert edition [mattbk] [ In reply to ]
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Here we go again, Kay and the hate for America. You are too predictable and boring.

Who cares about European policies? You are typically one of the angrier posters on here and never budge on your opinions. I wouldn’t expect you to look at something with your blinders off. Our terrible capitalism provides more support for the rest of the world than anyone. China's belt and road purchases don't count. Sure we need to change some things, but compared to Europe we have outdone them and brought more people and countries into a better life through foreign aid and the American Dream. Why do so many immigrants want to come here?? We have a very diverse base of immigrants turned US citizens. And you just want to compare to homogeneous white Europe countries that serve themselves.

Maybe it's time you took your blinders off and look at some actual numbers? EU member states far outpace the US in foreign aid, both in terms of absolute numbers as well as in percent of GDP. And to your point about immigrants and supposedly "homogeneous white Europe countries": the percentage of first-generation immigrants in the US is currently about 13.6%. Several European countries have comparable numbers (Germany: 12.7%; Spain: 11.3%; Belgium: 12.7%; Ireland: 13%; Norway: 11.2%), and some are even considerably higher (Estonia: 15.1%; Austria: 17%; Switzerland: 25.5%). Note that these are numbers from 2021. Since then, Germany, for example, has taken in more than 700,000 refugees from Ukraine.
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Re: Muckrakers -the Boebert edition [mattbk] [ In reply to ]
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mattbk wrote:
Kay Serrar wrote:
mattbk wrote:
Kay Serrar wrote:
mattbk wrote:
Kay Serrar wrote:
mattbk wrote:
spudone wrote:
mattbk wrote:
Nutella wrote:
Frothing aside it does appear that Cruz gave Boebert a lot of cash. Do you think that was for "services rendered" or because the GOP is no longer the "Party of ideas" but is now the "Party of batshit crazy trolls who spew lies and conspiracy theories in order to trigger the libs"?


The latter.

And that is what I found most disturbing in this revelation.

The seniors are helping recruit these extremists that froth up the voters.

The beard growing has been noticeable. Trying to wear flannel as well. Adopting a persona to appeal to "Chad"...

But I think the same is happening on the left. The players are becoming more extremist. Biden got nominated because all the other shit slung at the wall slid off like diarrhea...

But it was still slung, and more ammo/shit is ready to be slung from both sides...


I think you're confused.

Biden got nominated because Trump was a shitshow, and also because the far left (extremists as you would say) didn't have enough influence to win a nationwide election with Bernie.


I'm not confused in the least.

If that's the best the left could throw out to "not be Trump" then they really suck. They need a complete overhaul of how crazy their extremist end has moved. Both have absurdly bizarre extremist ends.


The difference is the left’s extremists are mostly ignored, while the righty extremists are making policy, be it at the state legislature level, or the Supreme Court. There is no comparison. You cannot “both sides” this with any credibility.


The woke left doesn't bother with policy, they enact their world view through mob justice (social media mobs and mostly peaceful protesting).


Now you just seem to be shouting at the wind. Again, the crazy righties have literally taken over the Republican Party and, to some degree, the Supreme Court. That’s a lot more worrying for our country than some woke lefties railing on social media.


The world can handle more than one problem at a time. "But Trump" doesn't negate any and all other issues period. The woke crazies want ironfisted control with zero negotiation. They have not, as of yet, taken over the liberal party. However they do work to control how many corporations act out of fear of being their next target. They sure want to expand and control the Supreme Court and have demanded such.


You’re just creating bogeymen to try to both sides this. It’s laughable. This country has two parties that are right of center. The GOP is far right and the Democratic Party is center right. Even the liberal wing of the Democratic Party is only center left when compared to European politics and policies.


Here we go again, Kay and the hate for America. You are too predictable and boring.

Who cares about European policies? You are typically one of the angrier posters on here and never budge on your opinions. I wouldn’t expect you to look at something with your blinders off. Our terrible capitalism provides more support for the rest of the world than anyone. China's belt and road purchases don't count. Sure we need to change some things, but compared to Europe we have outdone them and brought more people and countries into a better life through foreign aid and the American Dream. Why do so many immigrants want to come here?? We have a very diverse base of immigrants turned US citizens. And you just want to compare to homogeneous white Europe countries that serve themselves.

What about my post suggests I hate America?

As for the rest of your post, it seems like you haven’t spent much time in Europe if you think they’re all homogeneous white countries. And they tend to treat their immigrants a lot better then the US does, so, given the choice, I’m sure many - even most - would choose to emigrate to a European country over the US.

The point is, your rant against the radical left is just silly. That so called radical left is pushing for things like universal health care, gay marriage, equal pay and more maternity rights for women… you know, things that are actually standard policies in most European and Australasian countries. About the most radical ideas are things like student debt forgiveness, which is getting little traction within the Democratic Party.

Meanwhile, thanks to the radical Taliban-esque GOP, a 10 year old abused child in OH has been denied an abortion. That is real policy, not some pie-in-the-sky wish from a fringe element of the GOP.
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Re: Muckrakers -the Boebert edition [malte] [ In reply to ]
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mattbk wrote:
Here we go again, Kay and the hate for America. You are too predictable and boring.

Who cares about European policies? You are typically one of the angrier posters on here and never budge on your opinions. I wouldn’t expect you to look at something with your blinders off. Our terrible capitalism provides more support for the rest of the world than anyone. China's belt and road purchases don't count. Sure we need to change some things, but compared to Europe we have outdone them and brought more people and countries into a better life through foreign aid and the American Dream. Why do so many immigrants want to come here?? We have a very diverse base of immigrants turned US citizens. And you just want to compare to homogeneous white Europe countries that serve themselves.

Maybe it's time you took your blinders off and look at some actual numbers? EU member states far outpace the US in foreign aid, both in terms of absolute numbers as well as in percent of GDP. And to your point about immigrants and supposedly "homogeneous white Europe countries": the percentage of first-generation immigrants in the US is currently about 13.6%. Several European countries have comparable numbers (Germany: 12.7%; Spain: 11.3%; Belgium: 12.7%; Ireland: 13%; Norway: 11.2%), and some are even considerably higher (Estonia: 15.1%; Austria: 17%; Switzerland: 25.5%). Note that these are numbers from 2021. Since then, Germany, for example, has taken in more than 700,000 refugees from Ukraine.

To say in absolute numbers is laughable, I mean we all have the internet and can see the US gives vastly more in absolute numbers. The complaint of the UN and America haters is that we don't hit the target of 0.7% GNI that they want from us. Sure, a very small handful crest the 0.7% GNI but are a fraction of the US GDP/GNI and therefore still give fraction of what the US gives. And for you EU countries the US gives more foreign aid than the EU. We also lead humanitarian aid, Covid aid, and other forms of giving such as peacekeeping, humanitarian interventions, and especially protecting international sea lanes. But you all continue to have fun with your standard America bashing on this forum...

PS - We increased by $40 billion so far this year... Who do you think will have to help Ukraine the most on their requested $750 billion to rebuild their country... a tiny GDP country giving >0.7% or the US?

https://www.wristband.com/...ve-most-foreign-aid/
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Re: Muckrakers -the Boebert edition [Kay Serrar] [ In reply to ]
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Kay Serrar wrote:
mattbk wrote:
Kay Serrar wrote:
mattbk wrote:
Kay Serrar wrote:
mattbk wrote:
Kay Serrar wrote:
mattbk wrote:
spudone wrote:
mattbk wrote:
Nutella wrote:
Frothing aside it does appear that Cruz gave Boebert a lot of cash. Do you think that was for "services rendered" or because the GOP is no longer the "Party of ideas" but is now the "Party of batshit crazy trolls who spew lies and conspiracy theories in order to trigger the libs"?


The latter.

And that is what I found most disturbing in this revelation.

The seniors are helping recruit these extremists that froth up the voters.

The beard growing has been noticeable. Trying to wear flannel as well. Adopting a persona to appeal to "Chad"...

But I think the same is happening on the left. The players are becoming more extremist. Biden got nominated because all the other shit slung at the wall slid off like diarrhea...

But it was still slung, and more ammo/shit is ready to be slung from both sides...


I think you're confused.

Biden got nominated because Trump was a shitshow, and also because the far left (extremists as you would say) didn't have enough influence to win a nationwide election with Bernie.


I'm not confused in the least.

If that's the best the left could throw out to "not be Trump" then they really suck. They need a complete overhaul of how crazy their extremist end has moved. Both have absurdly bizarre extremist ends.


The difference is the left’s extremists are mostly ignored, while the righty extremists are making policy, be it at the state legislature level, or the Supreme Court. There is no comparison. You cannot “both sides” this with any credibility.


The woke left doesn't bother with policy, they enact their world view through mob justice (social media mobs and mostly peaceful protesting).


Now you just seem to be shouting at the wind. Again, the crazy righties have literally taken over the Republican Party and, to some degree, the Supreme Court. That’s a lot more worrying for our country than some woke lefties railing on social media.


The world can handle more than one problem at a time. "But Trump" doesn't negate any and all other issues period. The woke crazies want ironfisted control with zero negotiation. They have not, as of yet, taken over the liberal party. However they do work to control how many corporations act out of fear of being their next target. They sure want to expand and control the Supreme Court and have demanded such.


You’re just creating bogeymen to try to both sides this. It’s laughable. This country has two parties that are right of center. The GOP is far right and the Democratic Party is center right. Even the liberal wing of the Democratic Party is only center left when compared to European politics and policies.


Here we go again, Kay and the hate for America. You are too predictable and boring.

Who cares about European policies? You are typically one of the angrier posters on here and never budge on your opinions. I wouldn’t expect you to look at something with your blinders off. Our terrible capitalism provides more support for the rest of the world than anyone. China's belt and road purchases don't count. Sure we need to change some things, but compared to Europe we have outdone them and brought more people and countries into a better life through foreign aid and the American Dream. Why do so many immigrants want to come here?? We have a very diverse base of immigrants turned US citizens. And you just want to compare to homogeneous white Europe countries that serve themselves.

What about my post suggests I hate America?

As for the rest of your post, it seems like you haven’t spent much time in Europe if you think they’re all homogeneous white countries. And they tend to treat their immigrants a lot better then the US does, so, given the choice, I’m sure many - even most - would choose to emigrate to a European country over the US.

The point is, your rant against the radical left is just silly. That so called radical left is pushing for things like universal health care, gay marriage, equal pay and more maternity rights for women… you know, things that are actually standard policies in most European and Australasian countries. About the most radical ideas are things like student debt forgiveness, which is getting little traction within the Democratic Party.

Meanwhile, thanks to the radical Taliban-esque GOP, a 10 year old abused child in OH has been denied an abortion. That is real policy, not some pie-in-the-sky wish from a fringe element of the GOP.

It was not ranting against the radical left. It was elucidating why Biden was the best we had to offer for a centrist milquetoast candidate. Why was there not multiple to choose from?

And your posts are typically quite angrily bashing things about the US, especially now labeling one political party the American taliban. Other times you seem to look for people to taunt or electronically "yell" at. You are the epitome of how many liberals behave regardless of core beliefs. Always angry and looking for a fight, yet not willing to concede anything. The far right crazies gain traction due to the same psychological reasons Biden is president. Hate for the extremist ends of our political spectrum.

Universal health care provides more widely distributed health care for free but at a cost of a lower level of service. Why don't you start by yelling for putting the politicians on the same plan at the citizens? Equal pay? That has been debunked plenty. The stats use very unequal backgrounds and years of experience to come up with the gap. The real gap is quite small and attributed to lifestyle and work preferences... kinda like the USWT in soccer where they preferred stability over the sames men's package. However now the women are subsidized by the men to get their "fair share".

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Mechanically, the earnings gap can be explained in our setting by the fact that men take
48% fewer unpaid hours off and work 83% more overtime hours per year than women. The
reason for these differences is not that men and women face different choice sets in this job.
Rather, it is that women have greater demand for workplace flexibility and lower demand for
overtime work hours than men. These gender differences are consistent with women taking
on more of the household and childcare duties than men, limiting their work availability in the
process (Parker et al., 2015; Bertrand et al., 2015).
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Re: Muckrakers -the Boebert edition [mattbk] [ In reply to ]
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malte wrote:
mattbk wrote:

Here we go again, Kay and the hate for America. You are too predictable and boring.

Who cares about European policies? You are typically one of the angrier posters on here and never budge on your opinions. I wouldn’t expect you to look at something with your blinders off. Our terrible capitalism provides more support for the rest of the world than anyone. China's belt and road purchases don't count. Sure we need to change some things, but compared to Europe we have outdone them and brought more people and countries into a better life through foreign aid and the American Dream. Why do so many immigrants want to come here?? We have a very diverse base of immigrants turned US citizens. And you just want to compare to homogeneous white Europe countries that serve themselves.


Maybe it's time you took your blinders off and look at some actual numbers? EU member states far outpace the US in foreign aid, both in terms of absolute numbers as well as in percent of GDP. And to your point about immigrants and supposedly "homogeneous white Europe countries": the percentage of first-generation immigrants in the US is currently about 13.6%. Several European countries have comparable numbers (Germany: 12.7%; Spain: 11.3%; Belgium: 12.7%; Ireland: 13%; Norway: 11.2%), and some are even considerably higher (Estonia: 15.1%; Austria: 17%; Switzerland: 25.5%). Note that these are numbers from 2021. Since then, Germany, for example, has taken in more than 700,000 refugees from Ukraine.


To say in absolute numbers is laughable, I mean we all have the internet and can see the US gives vastly more in absolute numbers. The complaint of the UN and America haters is that we don't hit the target of 0.7% GNI that they want from us. Sure, a very small handful crest the 0.7% GNI but are a fraction of the US GDP/GNI and therefore still give fraction of what the US gives. And for you EU countries the US gives more foreign aid than the EU. We also lead humanitarian aid, Covid aid, and other forms of giving such as peacekeeping, humanitarian interventions, and especially protecting international sea lanes. But you all continue to have fun with your standard America bashing on this forum...

PS - We increased by $40 billion so far this year... Who do you think will have to help Ukraine the most on their requested $750 billion to rebuild their country... a tiny GDP country giving >0.7% or the US?

https://www.wristband.com/...ve-most-foreign-aid/

Sometimes it helps to read (and understand) your own links. The numbers listed for the EU are only what comes from the EU's central budget in addition to what individual member states give. Germany and France alone already surpass the US in absolute numbers.
BTW, I'm not bashing America, just correcting false info.
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Re: Muckrakers -the Boebert edition [malte] [ In reply to ]
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malte wrote:
mattbk wrote:
malte wrote:
mattbk wrote:

Here we go again, Kay and the hate for America. You are too predictable and boring.

Who cares about European policies? You are typically one of the angrier posters on here and never budge on your opinions. I wouldn’t expect you to look at something with your blinders off. Our terrible capitalism provides more support for the rest of the world than anyone. China's belt and road purchases don't count. Sure we need to change some things, but compared to Europe we have outdone them and brought more people and countries into a better life through foreign aid and the American Dream. Why do so many immigrants want to come here?? We have a very diverse base of immigrants turned US citizens. And you just want to compare to homogeneous white Europe countries that serve themselves.


Maybe it's time you took your blinders off and look at some actual numbers? EU member states far outpace the US in foreign aid, both in terms of absolute numbers as well as in percent of GDP. And to your point about immigrants and supposedly "homogeneous white Europe countries": the percentage of first-generation immigrants in the US is currently about 13.6%. Several European countries have comparable numbers (Germany: 12.7%; Spain: 11.3%; Belgium: 12.7%; Ireland: 13%; Norway: 11.2%), and some are even considerably higher (Estonia: 15.1%; Austria: 17%; Switzerland: 25.5%). Note that these are numbers from 2021. Since then, Germany, for example, has taken in more than 700,000 refugees from Ukraine.


To say in absolute numbers is laughable, I mean we all have the internet and can see the US gives vastly more in absolute numbers. The complaint of the UN and America haters is that we don't hit the target of 0.7% GNI that they want from us. Sure, a very small handful crest the 0.7% GNI but are a fraction of the US GDP/GNI and therefore still give fraction of what the US gives. And for you EU countries the US gives more foreign aid than the EU. We also lead humanitarian aid, Covid aid, and other forms of giving such as peacekeeping, humanitarian interventions, and especially protecting international sea lanes. But you all continue to have fun with your standard America bashing on this forum...

PS - We increased by $40 billion so far this year... Who do you think will have to help Ukraine the most on their requested $750 billion to rebuild their country... a tiny GDP country giving >0.7% or the US?

https://www.wristband.com/...ve-most-foreign-aid/

Sometimes it helps to read (and understand) your own links. The numbers listed for the EU are only what comes from the EU's central budget in addition to what individual member states give. Germany and France alone already surpass the US in absolute numbers.
BTW, I'm not bashing America, just correcting false info.

So, the US is the front runner with more than any other country in absolute numbers, correct? They beat Germany, France, the EU, etc...

Might help to read the data and stop trying to add countries together. The US gives vastly more than any other country. And that aid is only a fraction of total aid. We all have the internet and these numbers are not hard to find. Trying to obfuscate to make a point is silly. The US does not need to give more than the rest of the world combined... should we up our funding of the UN from a quarter to 51% to beat the rest of the world?

Who will bear the weight of the majority of cash needed by Ukraine?
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Re: Muckrakers -the Boebert edition [mattbk] [ In reply to ]
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mattbk wrote:
malte wrote:
mattbk wrote:
malte wrote:
mattbk wrote:

Here we go again, Kay and the hate for America. You are too predictable and boring.

Who cares about European policies? You are typically one of the angrier posters on here and never budge on your opinions. I wouldn’t expect you to look at something with your blinders off. Our terrible capitalism provides more support for the rest of the world than anyone. China's belt and road purchases don't count. Sure we need to change some things, but compared to Europe we have outdone them and brought more people and countries into a better life through foreign aid and the American Dream. Why do so many immigrants want to come here?? We have a very diverse base of immigrants turned US citizens. And you just want to compare to homogeneous white Europe countries that serve themselves.


Maybe it's time you took your blinders off and look at some actual numbers? EU member states far outpace the US in foreign aid, both in terms of absolute numbers as well as in percent of GDP. And to your point about immigrants and supposedly "homogeneous white Europe countries": the percentage of first-generation immigrants in the US is currently about 13.6%. Several European countries have comparable numbers (Germany: 12.7%; Spain: 11.3%; Belgium: 12.7%; Ireland: 13%; Norway: 11.2%), and some are even considerably higher (Estonia: 15.1%; Austria: 17%; Switzerland: 25.5%). Note that these are numbers from 2021. Since then, Germany, for example, has taken in more than 700,000 refugees from Ukraine.


To say in absolute numbers is laughable, I mean we all have the internet and can see the US gives vastly more in absolute numbers. The complaint of the UN and America haters is that we don't hit the target of 0.7% GNI that they want from us. Sure, a very small handful crest the 0.7% GNI but are a fraction of the US GDP/GNI and therefore still give fraction of what the US gives. And for you EU countries the US gives more foreign aid than the EU. We also lead humanitarian aid, Covid aid, and other forms of giving such as peacekeeping, humanitarian interventions, and especially protecting international sea lanes. But you all continue to have fun with your standard America bashing on this forum...

PS - We increased by $40 billion so far this year... Who do you think will have to help Ukraine the most on their requested $750 billion to rebuild their country... a tiny GDP country giving >0.7% or the US?

https://www.wristband.com/...ve-most-foreign-aid/


Sometimes it helps to read (and understand) your own links. The numbers listed for the EU are only what comes from the EU's central budget in addition to what individual member states give. Germany and France alone already surpass the US in absolute numbers.
BTW, I'm not bashing America, just correcting false info.


So, the US is the front runner with more than any other country in absolute numbers, correct? They beat Germany, France, the EU, etc...

Might help to read the data and stop trying to add countries together. The US gives vastly more than any other country. And that aid is only a fraction of total aid. We all have the internet and these numbers are not hard to find. Trying to obfuscate to make a point is silly.

You might want to take your own advice here. Claiming that the US gives more than the EU, as you did, when France and Germany alone already outspend the US is just silly. And insisiting that per capita numbers or percentage of GNI/GDP shouldn't matter is even sillier.

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The US does not need to give more than the rest of the world combined... should we up our funding of the UN from a quarter to 51% to beat the rest of the world?

Hyperbole much?

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Who will bear the weight of the majority of cash needed by Ukraine?

Time will tell. If it turns out to be the US I will be more than glad to join you in praising the Biden administration.
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Re: Muckrakers -the Boebert edition [malte] [ In reply to ]
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malte wrote:
mattbk wrote:
malte wrote:
mattbk wrote:
malte wrote:
mattbk wrote:

Here we go again, Kay and the hate for America. You are too predictable and boring.

Who cares about European policies? You are typically one of the angrier posters on here and never budge on your opinions. I wouldn’t expect you to look at something with your blinders off. Our terrible capitalism provides more support for the rest of the world than anyone. China's belt and road purchases don't count. Sure we need to change some things, but compared to Europe we have outdone them and brought more people and countries into a better life through foreign aid and the American Dream. Why do so many immigrants want to come here?? We have a very diverse base of immigrants turned US citizens. And you just want to compare to homogeneous white Europe countries that serve themselves.


Maybe it's time you took your blinders off and look at some actual numbers? EU member states far outpace the US in foreign aid, both in terms of absolute numbers as well as in percent of GDP. And to your point about immigrants and supposedly "homogeneous white Europe countries": the percentage of first-generation immigrants in the US is currently about 13.6%. Several European countries have comparable numbers (Germany: 12.7%; Spain: 11.3%; Belgium: 12.7%; Ireland: 13%; Norway: 11.2%), and some are even considerably higher (Estonia: 15.1%; Austria: 17%; Switzerland: 25.5%). Note that these are numbers from 2021. Since then, Germany, for example, has taken in more than 700,000 refugees from Ukraine.


To say in absolute numbers is laughable, I mean we all have the internet and can see the US gives vastly more in absolute numbers. The complaint of the UN and America haters is that we don't hit the target of 0.7% GNI that they want from us. Sure, a very small handful crest the 0.7% GNI but are a fraction of the US GDP/GNI and therefore still give fraction of what the US gives. And for you EU countries the US gives more foreign aid than the EU. We also lead humanitarian aid, Covid aid, and other forms of giving such as peacekeeping, humanitarian interventions, and especially protecting international sea lanes. But you all continue to have fun with your standard America bashing on this forum...

PS - We increased by $40 billion so far this year... Who do you think will have to help Ukraine the most on their requested $750 billion to rebuild their country... a tiny GDP country giving >0.7% or the US?

https://www.wristband.com/...ve-most-foreign-aid/


Sometimes it helps to read (and understand) your own links. The numbers listed for the EU are only what comes from the EU's central budget in addition to what individual member states give. Germany and France alone already surpass the US in absolute numbers.
BTW, I'm not bashing America, just correcting false info.


So, the US is the front runner with more than any other country in absolute numbers, correct? They beat Germany, France, the EU, etc...

Might help to read the data and stop trying to add countries together. The US gives vastly more than any other country. And that aid is only a fraction of total aid. We all have the internet and these numbers are not hard to find. Trying to obfuscate to make a point is silly.

You might want to take your own advice here. Claiming that the US gives more than the EU, as you did, when France and Germany alone already outspend the US is just silly. And insisiting that per capita numbers or percentage of GNI/GDP shouldn't matter is even sillier.

mattbk wrote:
The US does not need to give more than the rest of the world combined... should we up our funding of the UN from a quarter to 51% to beat the rest of the world?

Hyperbole much?

mattbk wrote:
Who will bear the weight of the majority of cash needed by Ukraine?

Time will tell. If it turns out to be the US I will be more than glad to join you in praising the Biden administration.

They asked for 3/4 of a trillion, with immediate need of ~68 billion so while the US may be the one who gives the most it will take much more than US, Germany, and France.

The hyperbole was supposed to be just that, to make a point. That just because you add countries together it does not knock the US off the top. Which I didn't think you were doing originally, but that you were implying European countries give more, or even the EUs official donation not counting individual. They don't unless you compile them, which is not how you evaluated aid by country. If the US gave more than all European countries combined that would be outrageous.

We can always give less though, and let the US spend more on itself in the coveted socialistic welfare packages many want.
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Lauren Boebert: "Contrary to popular belief, I have never been as escort for Senator Ted Cruz."

Hmmm... that's a weird thing to say at her nazi convention. Sorry, they call it Turning Point Action event. But the nazis did show up.

Suffer Well.
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Lauren Boebert: "Contrary to popular belief, I have never been as escort for Senator Ted Cruz."

Hmmm... that's a weird thing to say at her nazi convention. Sorry, they call it Turning Point Action event. But the nazis did show up.

The nazis are the “Point” so to speak.
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"But you WERE an Escort, then, right?

you KNOW those Nazi Incels were spanking it #dirtywhore #hotchixwithguns

"Isn't RandMart the old punk rock dude who had the crazy ex? Then this post checks out"
I've learned from my mistakes, and I'm sure I could repeat them, exactly
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Lauren Boebert: "Contrary to popular belief, I have never been as escort for Senator Ted Cruz."

Hmmm... that's a weird thing to say at her nazi convention. Sorry, they call it Turning Point Action event. But the nazis did show up.

Did she file that lawsuit yet? Just wondering
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