Shockingly — at least to some conservatives — 149 Republicans in the House joined with every single Democrat to pass a bill being cheered-on by Nancy Pelosi to send another $40 Billion in U.S. taxpayer money to Ukraine. Money which has zero accountability once it is delivered to the Ukraine leadership.
Let’s all agree that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine was illegal, reprehensible, and tragic. That settled, can we now ask what is ultimately in the best interests of the citizens of the United States? Especially in the face of record high fuel prices, inflation, and growing food shortages.
To this very point, Republican Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky said in part during a floor speech in the Senate: “My oath of office is to the U.S. constitution, not to any foreign nation and no matter how sympathetic the cause, my oath of office is to the national security of the United States of America.
“We cannot save Ukraine by dooming the U.S. economy. In March, inflation hit a 40-year high. Gasoline alone is up 48%, and energy prices are up 32% over the last year. Food prices have increased by nearly 9%. Used vehicle prices are up