Letters, Nov. 29, 1971

Ending the Great Giveaway

Sir: So the Senate has killed foreign aid [Nov. 8], for the time being at least. Bureaucrats and dictatorships around the world can howl and mourn. The great "support America or else" giveaway has ended.

It is too bad, however, for the Bengalis and other innocent victims of disaster and turmoil. But they should not fear. Americans are a compassionate and benevolent people. Think of how much they could give to charity, food programs and disaster relief if they were not taxed to support the Viet Nam War, Selective Service, incompetent...

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