We would definitely have to do other things besides that,
When you refer to aid, are you meaning economic aid or do mean military aid too? However for sake of arguement, lets just discuss money only. The US is the largest donor of aid in the world, $21.75 billion to $26 billion is the amount i have found it to be ba<x>sed on research. Considering that our total debt of $16.1 trillion as of September 2012. Our amount of aid given is in comparison, not even a drop in the bucket, so cutting off all aid today, at this moment would have zero effect on our national debt
however cutting off all aid would create situations, both economically & military wise, that would costs us more and even bite us in the ***
It would hardly make a difference to the debt. Raising taxes would be much more effective. Plus the US spends almost as much as the entire rest of the world put together on defence spending. Cut back a bit of that and you'd get rid of your debt in no time whatsoever.
Far too much of it goes not to countries, but to corporations in other countries ... often American-owned.<br />
They'd scream like banshees.
The danged politicians would just spend more. Spend it in some other way. I do believe they are intending to break us all.
That is when the corporations and the rich will have us exactly where they want us. They will have all and give us what they want us to have. Just enough to keep us alive and working for them.
great idea...let's give it a try....if it doesn't completely solve the problem...it might at least help....
Im not sure. I know America are paying a lot of countries off to keep the peace.
yes- but we'd lose influence
I'm a firm believer in taking care of our own first though.
we would need more things to be done , its only a fraction and not worth the headache it would cause and that would also create more tension from the other countries against the US
It would be a good place to start. And let's begin with Pakistan and Israel and everyone else in the Middle East who hates us!