Biden Pledges BILLIONS to Africa Under the Ruse of Climate Change

The U.S. dollar printing press is burning up under the Biden administration, with the President throwing money around like he’s the Oprah of the free world.

But, this time, instead of well-to-do college graduates or Ukraine, it’s the continent of Africa that will receive cash prizes from the United States.

Naturally, the song the Biden administration is singing is that our investment in the vast continent is about renewable energy and elevating a valuable international partner that should be seen as an equal to the United States. But, unfortunately, the reality is quite a bit different.

Like a child stuck between two divorced parents, African leaders found themselves in the uncomfortable and insulting position of listening to President Biden tell them how special they are and try to buy their love in the hopes that they will rethink their partnerships with China.

But, as usual, our reactive foreign policy will cost the taxpayer billions and do little to help anybody, except maybe China.

It’s Only Money

This week President Biden promised a cumulative of about $55 billion over the next three years to the continent of Africa, chump change in comparison to our investment in Ukraine, but still quite the Christmas check if you ask me. However, it was an announcement related explicitly to South Africa that caught a fair amount of criticism.

President Biden announced:

“Today’s announcement joined a portfolio of partnership for global infrastructure investment projects already underway in Africa. Including mobilizing $8 billion in public and private finance to help South Africa replace coal-fired power plants with renewable energy sources.”

Keep in mind that South Africa is the third largest economy in Africa, behind Egypt and Nigeria. In addition, President Biden continued to list out other investments across the continent:

“…develop cutting edge energy solutions like clean hydrogen, a deal worth $2 billion to build solar energy projects in Angola, $600 million high speed communications cables that will connect Southeast Asia to Europe via Egypt and the Horn of Africa…”

So why the push to cozy up to Africa, particularly when plenty of these African countries can fund their own projects?

Stuck In The Middle

Say what you want about China, but you can’t deny their foreign policy and international strategic maneuvering are impressive. For example, over the last few years, China has dumped close to $700 billion into infrastructure loans in Africa.

Why the interest in Africa? Just as Africa was known for its diamonds, its also highly sought after for its minerals, specifically cobalt and lithium.

For China, that means cornering the market on minerals used in the coveted batteries everyone needs, particularly our country, to power everything from our phones to our war machines. For the Biden administration, that means stripping Africa of the materials needed to build all those electric vehicles they want to force us all to purchase. 

RELATED: Record-Breaking ‘Defense’ Bill Wastes Unfathomable Amounts on Dysfunctional, Unwanted Weapons Systems

The investment in Africa has also enabled China to build its first overseas military installation in Djibouti in 2017, and they have their eyes set on a second base in Equatorial Guinea.

China has already extended its global reach economically and politically, and now that they have started stretching its military reach into Africa, that will undoubtedly have future repercussions for the United States and the world at large.

We Just Want To Be Friends

Suppose you listen to what the President said to the African leaders this week.

In that case, you’d almost believe that our pledge to invest in their countries isn’t about China but our desire to treat them as equals. According to the President, the goal “is not to create political obligation or foster independence” but to do our part to help Africa “succeed.” 

RELATED: Climate Activist Pete Buttigieg Took Twice as Many Taxpayer-Funded Private Jet Flights as His Predecessor

Copying a page from his domestic policy speeches, the President promised:

“The United States is all in on Africa’s future. Together we want to build a future of opportunity where no one, no one is left behind.”

He even went so far as to do what Democrat leaders tend to do best and apologize for how terrible our country is, harkening back to the past:

“We remember the stolen men and women and children who were brought to our shores in chains, subjected to unimaginable cruelty – my nation’s original sin was that period.”

Curious if the African countries view their ancestor’s role in selling their men, women, and children into slavery as their original sin. It brings up an interesting follow-up question: are the African nations ready to be considered on par with the United States?

Strange Bedfellows

Africa isn’t necessarily known for its civility, democracies, or advancement in human rights. It’s known for government corruption, with South Africa, in particular, making international news not that long ago.

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa narrowly dodged an impeachment over a scandal dubbed ‘FarmGate.’ Allegedly he had neglected to disclose to authorities after his farm was robbed that anywhere from $4 million to $8 million in U.S. cash was snatched that he had stored in his sofa.

There is nothing suspect there at all; utterly normal behavior for an African leader. But unfortunately, the continent has also become a welcome location for terrorist organizations to set up training and planning camps.

RELATED: Democrat Claims Any Desire to Track Money Sent to Ukraine is Evil Russian Propaganda

The two most notable groups are Boko Haram in west Africa and Al-Shabaab in the Horn of Africa. No doubt, two groups that have also benefited from China’s ongoing investment in Africa.

So while the Biden administration never backs off of an opportunity to accuse its own citizens of racism, extremism, and violence, it has no problems sending your taxpayer dollars to countries that welcome terrorists, steal from their own people, and in many ways still participate in the original sin our President apologized for.

Modern-Day Risk

I don’t believe any of the African leaders here this week for the summit think they are being used as anything other than cold war pawns between us and China. But, unfortunately, our interest is typically too much too late.

The Chinese infrastructure investments have included spreading Huawei communications far and wide, a company that came under fire in our own country for posing a significant national security risk. As the deputy assistant secretary for African affairs, Chidi Blyden, explains:

“China’s Huawei network, which is very robust across the continent, makes it hard for us to be able to work with African partners who may adopt some of these systems.”

But, thanks to the cover story of climate change, our country has thrown money at other countries in an attempt to build up our international presence and their dependence on us. For example, at the G20 summit, we pledged to partner with the United Kingdom in sending $10 billion to Indonesia to transition their country to renewable energy.

And we also bought into sending part of the $15.5 billion to Vietnam for the same. The world is starting to look more and more like the board game Risk; who will end up winning? Doubtful it will be Africa or any other countries we pretend to care about.

Now is the time to support and share the sources you trust.
The Political Insider ranks #3 on Feedspot’s “100 Best Political Blogs and Websites.”

Kathleen J. Anderson

USAF Retired, Bronze Star recipient, outspoken veteran advocate. Hot mess mom to two monsters and wife to equal parts Saint and Artist husband. Writer, lifelong conservative, lover of all things American History, and not-so-secret Ancient Aliens fanatic. Homeschool maven, Masters in Political Management, constitutionalist, and chock full of opinions.

View Comments

  • In the bad old days of apartheid, those stupid "Boers" built power stations right next door to coal deposits that still have about 500 years of coal supply left. Because the mines were way out in the country none noticed or cared that burning coal gives off some smoke, but no where near as much as the annual grass fires and occasional forest fires.
    They then provided cheap electricity to all areas including the neighbouring countries.
    In the new rainbow nation, they appointed "New" managers and financial bosses. 10s of billions of Rands went missing. Contracts for new power stations were issued and the new stations were built with so little cement that they fell down before they could be opened.
    Thanks to the wonderful distribution system designed and built by the Boers, SA can control how much they deliver. SA is now on Stage 5, or 6 or 8 or something and they get 2 hours of electrical power and 4-5 hours of no power. Except when they get no power because someone stole the cables.

  • This is Biden paying for the Democratic party's sin, first slavery, then opposing Amendments to allow Blacks the Vote they were for Jim Crow they were against Civil Rights. And now they have Black Americans duped into believing they care about Blacks and Africa too. Once a supremacist always a supremacist and that is Biden's underlying cause we have never had a President that lies so often, steals and has totally applied corruption to his sons process of getting 10% for the big guy. One scandal after another, denying January 6th protesters human and civil rights to coerce confessions, stealing an election, his 10% on each deal his son made influence peddling, and on and on and the DNC and probably some Republicans are up to their eye balls in it too.
    There are practical reasons to fund some assistance to some African nations but these blanket amounts is wasted money .

  • It's hilarious the way people keep saying that Biden is doing this and that when even idiots should perceive that he's not in charge. It appears that a group of agencies, the CIA, FBI, Homeland Security, along with a lot of subservient elected Communists in Congress are running this country. Why do you think things are so crazy? Letting the whackos go freely nuts distracts us from the serious stuff. They encourage it, it takes our attention off of them.

  • As we struggle to feed our children with no baby food the dimwit donates billons to Africa to buy electric cars with no electricity available???? Has the dimwit left the reservation ???

  • Seems to me that the train has left the rails in flames 🔥 the WH dimwit is out of his freaking mind — FJB. Is a demented as shole!!!!

Recent Posts

State Department Gives $330K to Groups That Censor, Blacklist News Outlets

By Adam Andrzejewski for RealClearPolicy The State Department recently gave $330,000 to two organizations that…

18 hours ago

(WATCH) Another Biden Judicial Nominee Can’t Answer Basic Legal Question

Once is an accident, twice is a coincidence, three times is a habit. That habit…

18 hours ago

Public Confidence In Banks Plummets Since Failure Of Two Large Institutions

According to a recent survey, public confidence in the banking sector has plummeted since the…

18 hours ago

Kyrsten Sinema Gives Literal Middle Finger to Biden White House, Rips Democrats as ‘Old Dudes Eating Jello’ Party

Kyrsten Sinema, the moderate Arizona senator who late last year left the Democrat Party to…

20 hours ago

Wisconsin Man Given 4 Years in Prison for 3D-Printing So-Called ‘Ghost Guns’

By Dr. Derek Ellerman Titletown, USA has been all over the news recently, with the Groundhog…

20 hours ago

Far-Left Dem Jamaal Bowman Goes to Bat For Chinese-Owned TikTok, Says Ban is ‘Racist’

Far-left Democrat Representative Jamaal Bowman blasted efforts to ban the Chinese-owned social media/spying app TikTok,…

21 hours ago