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How Hillary Clinton crippled the Puerto Rican relief effort
Flopping Aces ^ | 09-29-17 | DrJohn

Posted on 09/29/2017 4:00:39 PM PDT by Starman417

CBS This Morning never opens without a cheap shot at Donald Trump. Charlie Rose noted the Donald Trump was praising the relief efforts "others" were saying it was taking too long. Never mind that this is an island 1,000 miles from Miami. This isn't Texas or Florida. Never mind the 8,000 personnel that are currently there. Never mind that. Let's talk about who made the relief efforts much more difficult than they might have been otherwise.

Hillary Clinton.

Clinton has been bashing Trump non-stop since the hurricane struck the island. Trump is "not interested" in talking about Puerto Rico says she. She's "not sure" that Trump knows Puerto Ricans are American citizens. Brian Fallon, one of Hillary's goons, tweeted

“Trump’s racist neglect of Puerto Rico is threatening lives. It’s time to start caring about the crisis there.”
Yet it is Hillary Clinton who made the Puerto Rican relief effort immeasurably more difficult.

In 1999, a US Marine pilot errantly dropped a bomb off the training range target in Vieques, killing a security guard. This was immediately seized upon by liberals:

Left-wing activists then woke up the ghosts of “colonialism” and flocked to Vieques, craving the headlines and raising dollars for their organizations.  Al Sharpton, Robert Kennedy Jr., actor Edward James Olmos and hundreds of others stormed the beaches to stop training exercises and then served jail time.  Congressman Luis Gutierrez, a Democrat from Chicago was also arrested.  Champion boxer Tito Trinidad wrote “Paz” on his wrist tape for matches.  Human rights activists from Guatemala’s Rigoberta Menchu to South Africa’s Desmond Tutu weighed in.  So did then-Senator Hillary Clinton, visiting Kennedy in a San Juan jail during 2001.
The Navy wanted to continue to use dirt-filled non-explosve ordinance but the then-Governor, Pedro Rossello, said that was "unacceptable."

Over the almost unanimous objections of the senior military leaders, Clinton terminated the use of the bombing range. His decision was in accordance with the wishes of someone aspiring to become a Senator from New York.

Hillary Clinton.

She needed the Puerto Rican vote in New York and he owed her big time after she, er, swallowed her pride in the wake of the Lewinsky affair and stood by him.

Bowing to politics and his wife, Bill Clinton kept the range closed  Without the range, the Navy had no justification to maintain the Naval Base at Roosevelt Roads and it was closed in 2003.

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TOPICS: Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: alsharpton; brianfallon; cbsthismorning; chicago; clinton; desmondtutu; edwardjamesolmos; guatemala; illinois; luisgutierrez; newyork; pedrorossello; puertorico; rigobertamenchu; robertfkennedyjr; seebs; southafrica; titotrinidad; vieques
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1 posted on 09/29/2017 4:00:39 PM PDT by Starman417
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To: Starman417

Also never mind that the government of Puerto Rico has said Trump has performed admirably.


2 posted on 09/29/2017 4:06:27 PM PDT by ex91B10
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To: Starman417

Well, from what I understand she crippled the Haiti effort; why should Puerto Rico be any different.


3 posted on 09/29/2017 4:06:39 PM PDT by Jean2
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To: Starman417

Don’t give Hillary such power....

She is such a nothing-ball!!!


4 posted on 09/29/2017 4:08:12 PM PDT by browniexyz
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To: Starman417

The people of Puerto Rico deserve freedom, autonomy, and a nation of their own.

For too long they have been denied the benefits and blessing of independence, and the time has come for America to release its hold and allow Puerto Rico to take its rightful place among the family of nations.


5 posted on 09/29/2017 4:08:17 PM PDT by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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To: Starman417

The Navy should be asked to review the strategic and/or operational usefulness of a reopened U.S. Navy base for Puerto Rico.


6 posted on 09/29/2017 4:15:57 PM PDT by Wuli
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To: BenLurkin
¡Independencia Hoy!
7 posted on 09/29/2017 4:21:43 PM PDT by Paine in the Neck ( Socialism consumes EVERYTHING!)
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To: Starman417

“version of the Ferengi’s,”

Heh.


8 posted on 09/29/2017 4:38:05 PM PDT by Excellence (Marine mom since April 11, 2014)
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To: Paine in the Neck

Would this be a good time to bring up the subject of independence? Island is destroyed, in deep debt. GIVE me a destroyed property and I’ll invest $100k to fix/replace it. 20 years down the road they can have it back at cost. That’s 20 years to set up a CAPITALIST independent nation that is the envy of South America. The new tax bill is our opportunity.


9 posted on 09/29/2017 4:41:24 PM PDT by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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To: Starman417

https://townhall.com/tipsheet/leahbarkoukis/2017/09/29/gov-of-puerto-rico-trumps-responded-n2388708


10 posted on 09/29/2017 4:41:24 PM PDT by HarleyLady27 ( "The Force Awakens!!!"...Trump and Pence: MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!!!)
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To: Starman417

President Trump Announces Visit To Puerto Rico on Tuesday (Video)…https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KucNMPb2ywg

President Trump’s Homeland Security Advisor Tom Bossert and FEMA Director Brock Long have been in Puerto Rico reviewing recovery efforts and coordinating the administration’s efforts to assist the island.


11 posted on 09/29/2017 4:53:36 PM PDT by HarleyLady27 ( "The Force Awakens!!!"...Trump and Pence: MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!!!)
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To: Starman417

Just hearing the name clinton makes me want to drink. Not good.


12 posted on 09/29/2017 4:58:45 PM PDT by soycd
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To: Wuli

PR should have been independent decades ago,Obama turned Latin America upside down by going full ‘tard Marxist,Carter gave away Panama AND the canal and we should have invaded Cuba when we had a chance. Democrats crapped all over the Monroe Doctrine.


13 posted on 09/29/2017 5:08:39 PM PDT by shanover (...To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them.-S.Adams)
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To: DIRTYSECRET

They just voted this year for statehood - thank God Trump’s President so they don’t become the source of several new Democrat Congressmen.


14 posted on 09/29/2017 5:21:51 PM PDT by tbw2
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To: BenLurkin

They vote democrat. They will be another failed nation.


15 posted on 09/29/2017 5:31:19 PM PDT by ebshumidors
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They have already failed, and are a drain on the American taxpayers.

Now they deserve the chance to fail on their own. And without being a drain on American taxpayers.


16 posted on 09/29/2017 5:37:15 PM PDT by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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To: Starman417

Messed up story.

How many other islands in the Caribbean did Rotten single-handedly destroy through her scheming, wheeling and dealing?

LOCK HER UP !!!


17 posted on 09/29/2017 8:23:02 PM PDT by bryan999
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To: BenLurkin
For too long they have been denied the benefits and blessing of independence, and the time has come for America to release its hold and allow Puerto Rico to take its rightful place among the family of nations.

Agreed and as a leaving bonus they can have the US Virgin Islands.

18 posted on 09/30/2017 8:30:46 AM PDT by Timocrat (Ingnorantia non excusat)
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To: BenLurkin

An independent Puerto Rico sounds good to me.


19 posted on 09/30/2017 8:39:31 AM PDT by jpsb (Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied. Otto von Bismark)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...
Note: this topic is from 2017. Thanks Starman417.

20 posted on 02/21/2018 2:39:30 PM PST by SunkenCiv (www.tapatalk.com/groups/godsgravesglyphs/, forum.darwincentral.org, www.gopbriefingroom.com)
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