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Video: Ron Paul's Texas Straight Talk 3/30/14: Aid to Ukraine Is a Bad Deal For All


Published on Mar 30, 2014


Ron Paul's Texas Straight Talk
By Ron Paul
Sunday, March 30, 2014

Last week Congress overwhelmingly passed a bill approving a billion dollars in aid to Ukraine and more sanctions on Russia. The bill will likely receive the president’s signature within days. If you think this is the last time US citizens will have their money sent to Ukraine, you should think again. This is only the beginning.

This $1 billion for Ukraine is a rip-off for the America taxpayer, but it is also a bad deal for Ukrainians. Not a single needy Ukrainian will see a penny of this money, as it will be used to bail out international banks who hold Ukrainian government debt. According to the terms of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)-designed plan for Ukraine, life is about to get much more difficult for average Ukrainians. The government will freeze some wage increases, significantly raise taxes, and increase energy prices by a considerable margin.

But the bankers will get paid and the IMF will get control over the Ukrainian economy.

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Ukrainians no smarter than Libyans?

NATO grabbed Khadafis gold and the IMF gave the Libyan rebels the $6 Billion dollar invoice. Snap.

The legitimate Ukrainian government gets overthrown by nazi thugs. Their gold is carted off and they are getting stuck with a multi-billion dollar tab. (US Aid is not free money, just ask Saddam. But dead men tell no tales).

Of course, the US wants to stir up a war so the Ukrainians won't realize how bad they been screwed for years.

The history of the US is the history of a colonial power that helps itself to anything it wants.


Free includes debt-free!

happened to come across this


January 30, 2013: Ukraine signed a $10 billion contract with a major oil company to develop shale gas fields in Ukraine. Within a decade this could eliminate the need to import natural gas from Russia. This would free Ukraine from Russian threats to halt gas shipments if Ukraine did not do as it was told. This sort of thing has gotten nasty in the past. Four years ago a natural gas price dispute between Russia and Ukraine led to a cut off of some 20 percent of the gas used in Western Europe (arriving via pipelines going through Ukraine). This was not supposed to happen, and Ukraine and Russia blamed each other for it. After two weeks of threats and negotiations Russian natural gas shipments, via the pipeline that transits Ukraine, resumed to Western Europe. The West European nations now had an agreement with Ukraine and Russia to station monitors at the natural gas pumping station, to settle disputes over whether Russia was sending the proper amount of gas or Ukraine was diverting it. Ukraine agreed to pay more for the natural gas it got from Russia but not as much as Russia was originally asking. Western Europe, in general, is losing patience with the unreliable, and often criminal, manner in which Russian firms do business. Many of these firms are state owned, and the Russian government is being told to shape up or lose a lot of business with Western Europe. Thus it was not a surprise that days after Ukraine announced its new shale gas effort, Russia demanded another $7 billion for gas delivered last year. Ukraine accused Russia of fraud and intimidation.

In Liberty...

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There is no duration defined in the Oath

So True..

Foreign Aid: Another scheme to steal our money away from us and give it to the bankers...

Thank you doctor Paul!