Watch Rep. Mike Rogers (MI) speak on the Pakistan Foreign Aid bill today. A few excerpts precede the powerful video:
"This bill arrogantly says, listen, we want you to help us on terrorism but let me know you what's important -- your teacher pay scales....this is a sovereign nation."
"...This is one of the most complicated, complex problems we will face when it comes to national security."
"...This is a nation beleagured by terrorists. Why would you give them a list of targets in Pakistan published by the US govenrment? It makes no sense whatsoever. You often talked about the arrogance of the previous administration telling people how they ought to live and how they ought to govern...This is the most intrusive, most arrogant approach to providing someone assistance that is actually helping us fight terrorism in the most difficult area i can find in the world today..."