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Libya rebels will receive $25M from U.S.
White House OKs nonlethal support

Dismissing concerns over possible links between Libyan rebels and al Qaeda, the Obama administration has notified Congress it is providing $25 million in nonlethal aid to the rebels’ effort to drive Col. Moammar Gadhafi’s regime from power.

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/apr/19/libya-rebels-will-receive-25-million-from-us/

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Carpy

Asked by Carpy at 3:20 PM on Apr. 20, 2011 in Politics & Current Events

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  • Dismissing concerns over possible links between Libyan rebels and al Qaeda, the Obama administration has notified Congress it is providing $25 million in nonlethal aid to the rebels’ effort to drive Col. Moammar Gadhafi’s regime from power.

    "Has notified Congress"?? Doesn't congress have to vote on something like this??? What, is Obama sending them a personal check or taking up a collection from those inside the administration?
    DSamuels

    Answer by DSamuels at 3:24 PM on Apr. 20, 2011

  • banging head into wall


    WE ARE BROKE!! No, we cannot afford this! Stop spending money we don't have!

    May-20

    Answer by May-20 at 3:25 PM on Apr. 20, 2011

  • What does 'nonlethal aide' consist of? Just curious. And I agree, isn't this supposed to be a congressional decision?

    QuinnMae

    Answer by QuinnMae at 3:27 PM on Apr. 20, 2011

  • WTH is nonlethal aid?
    UpSheRises

    Answer by UpSheRises at 3:38 PM on Apr. 20, 2011

  • It this where our tax money is going?

    We have people out of work here!! crime will go up if the government doesn't Change!

    STOP SPENDING MONEY WE DON'T HAVE!

    This is not the first time they send money we can use here.
    gammie

    Answer by gammie at 3:45 PM on Apr. 20, 2011

  • Maybe we should stop trying to save everyone else and start trying to save ourselves... THERE IS AN EPIC IDEA!!!

    amazinggrace83

    Answer by amazinggrace83 at 3:46 PM on Apr. 20, 2011

  • WHAT THE CRAP! TALK ABOUT STUPID! YES, I KNOW I'M YELLING..BECAUSE THE POTUS IS APPARENTLY DEAF, TOO!
    dullscissors

    Answer by dullscissors at 3:48 PM on Apr. 20, 2011

  • What about Congress?




    mustbeGRACE

    Answer by mustbeGRACE at 4:07 PM on Apr. 20, 2011

  • They must need drug testing.
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 4:18 PM on Apr. 20, 2011

  • UGH....
    matthewscandi

    Answer by matthewscandi at 4:34 PM on Apr. 20, 2011

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