November 19, 2013

US Tax Dollars Funding Palestinian Terrorists

Substantial portions of the Palestinian Authority's budget comes from the US, the UK, and the EU. And how is that money being spent? To reward terrorists. And I don't mean in an indirect way, I mean by directly paying convicted terrorists:

Palestinian prisoners who were convicted of killing Israelis and then released by Israel as a goodwill gesture to smooth the path of peace talks were given at least $50,000 apiece as well as a comfortable monthly salary from the Palestinian Authority, the IDF Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories said in a statement Monday....

The salary granted to each prisoner depended upon the length of his incarceration. Those who were held for over 25 years were entitled to $50,000, in addition to a position as a deputy minister or a promotion to the rank of major-general in the security forces, both of which earn monthly wages of NIS 14,000 (nearly $4,000)

That $4,000 figure is substantially higher than the average Palestinian salary and even higher than most civil servants in the PA].

So, who are these convicted terrorists who are celebrated in the Palestinian territories and who get cash bonuses and cushy civil service jobs for their evil deeds? Here's an example:

Issa Abd Rabbo, the most veteran of the prisoners released, received a $60,000 bonus, with the PA reportedly also offering to foot the bill for a wedding should he choose to marry. He was convicted of murdering two Israeli hikers south of Jerusalem in 1984, after tying them up at gunpoint and placing bags over their heads.
All societies have scumbags. What differentiates the good from the bad is how those societies treat the scumbags.

Palestinians celebrate murderers. So if we give them a state what could possibly go wrong?

By Rusty Shackleford, Ph.D. at 12:48 PM | Comments |