“Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of their OWN country!”


“By rejuvenating the Palestinian housing sector and its related industries, which together generate thousands of jobs in the Palestinian territories, AMAL stands to spur significant economic growth in Palestine…”   AND,

“Funding for mortgage program is being supplied by leading international and Palestinian financial institutions that include the Palestine Investment Fund, (PIF), an independent, state-owned investment fund working on economic development in Palestine, which will provide financing of $72 million; the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), a U.S. government agency whose mission is to facilitate US private sector investment in less-developed countries, which will provide $241 million; and the International Finance Corporation (IFC),  a member of the World Bank Group, which will provide $72 million.”  Read the entire article here:  http://www.opic.gov/news/press-releases/2009/pr060210.

And then there’s America’s economic growth:  since OPIC is allegedly self-sustaining, use the $241M to pay down our massive debt.  Let’s do something for OUR country!

Also see:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Overseas_Private_Investment_Corporation

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