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Graphic Raw Video Shows Devastation in Haiti Following 7.0 Earthquake - Video 1/12/10
Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | January 12, 2010 | Brian

Posted on 01/12/2010 7:47:04 PM PST by Federalist Patriot

Here is graphic raw video showing the devastation in Haiti caused by a powerful 7.0 Earthquake that struck the country today, centered near the capital city of Port-Au-Prince. The video shows the catastrophic results to buildings and life.

At around the 1:20 mark of the video, you see the Presidential Palace which suffered major damage. We are undoubtedly only beginning to see the proportions of this disaster in the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere. . . . (VIDEO)

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TOPICS: Science
KEYWORDS: earthquake; haiti; haitiearthquake; haitiquake; haitiquake2010; portauprince

1 posted on 01/12/2010 7:47:06 PM PST by Federalist Patriot
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To: Federalist Patriot; NormsRevenge; AdmSmith; Berosus; bigheadfred; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; ...

Thanks Federalist Patriot and NormsRevenge.

Haiti hit by largest earthquake in over 200 years
AP on Yahoo | 1/12/10 | Jonathan M. Katz - ap
Posted on 01/12/2010 7:17:55 PM PST by NormsRevenge
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2427043/posts


2 posted on 01/12/2010 7:53:26 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Happy New Year! Freedom is Priceless.)
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To: Federalist Patriot

That presidential palace is no longer a palace. Wow.


3 posted on 01/12/2010 7:53:39 PM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: Federalist Patriot

This is a glimpse of US health care under the control of the federal government.


4 posted on 01/12/2010 7:55:58 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (The Second Amendment. Don't MAKE me use it.)
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To: 1rudeboy

Looked pretty well destroyed.


5 posted on 01/12/2010 7:58:05 PM PST by Federalist Patriot
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To: Federalist Patriot

Will only get worse...wait for the violence to begin.


6 posted on 01/12/2010 8:01:45 PM PST by roses of sharon (This is a feral government, broken from the civilizing constraints of the Constitution.)
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To: Federalist Patriot

My prayers to Haiti.


7 posted on 01/12/2010 8:04:05 PM PST by fullchroma (Obama: GET OUT OF MY DOCTOR'S OFFICE!)
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To: Federalist Patriot

Prayers going up!


8 posted on 01/12/2010 8:09:08 PM PST by GloriaJane (Pro-Choice = Pro-Death........ Pro-Life = Pro-LIFE!)
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To: roses of sharon

The U N occupation force in Haiti has 9000 soldiers.


9 posted on 01/12/2010 8:11:17 PM PST by BenLurkin
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To: Federalist Patriot

I hope when the donations start pouring in they are passed along without thievery. These people need every penny.


10 posted on 01/12/2010 8:11:27 PM PST by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: Federalist Patriot
Here's how Haiti should be rebuilt:

U.S. government should allow private businesses to hire Americans out of work to work in Haiti - tax-free.

A small contingency of U.S. troops should be sent to protect the workers and restore order

In exchange for rebuilding Haiti, U.S. should be allowed to lease a 1,000-square mile beachfront property for U.S. citizen retirement purposes....

11 posted on 01/12/2010 8:18:48 PM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist
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To: roses of sharon

“Will only get worse...wait for the violence to begin.’

I just hope they can keep the thuggery under control but I doubt it. Just a bad situation all around.


12 posted on 01/12/2010 8:20:18 PM PST by Parley Baer
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

BUMP for a post that makes too much sense, and thus will be totally ignored by all but sensible people, of which there are but a few.


13 posted on 01/12/2010 8:23:46 PM PST by Fester Chugabrew
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To: 1rudeboy

Before and after pictures....

http://twitpic.com/xvpc6

Utterly destroyed.


14 posted on 01/12/2010 8:26:09 PM PST by MediaMole
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To: BenLurkin

Thanks BenLurkin...I hadn’t realized it was that many troops, good news.


15 posted on 01/12/2010 8:32:05 PM PST by roses of sharon (This is a feral government, broken from the civilizing constraints of the Constitution.)
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To: Federalist Patriot

What has all of the money we poured into Haiti over the last 100 years bought?? We have literally paid for every single building in Haiti at least five or six times over, only to have everything collapse in an earthquake. The reason the death toll is so high (and going higher) is because of the extremely poor construction of the buildings that collapsed.

Magnitude 7 quakes are devastating but they are even worse in third world dives like Haiti where building codes are non-existent despite hundreds of billions in foreign aid invested in the Country for decades. We don’t suffer this many deaths in earthquakes because we have learned a thing or two along the way on how to properly construct buildings. One would think we had exported that technology along with all of our tax dollars, but apparently not.

yah, I know I sound callous, but one would think that for the billions we have wasted on Haiti over the decades, that at least our money could have been spent building something that would not collapse like this, and that we could have prevented a lot of deaths.

The US, UN and innumerable foreign countries have tried to turn Haiti around on many levels, and tonight we see the results.


16 posted on 01/12/2010 8:53:19 PM PST by Bean Counter (Stout Hearts....)
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To: Federalist Patriot

You know .... just as when the natural disasters hit Central America it will become open season for Haitian migration to the US.

And they will all be legal.


17 posted on 01/12/2010 9:53:48 PM PST by VeniVidiVici (Gasoline is up 100% since the election of Barack Hussein Obama. Thanks, Democrats!)
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To: Federalist Patriot

So you’re pimping your blog with someone else’s video so you can profit from the quake in Haiti?

Go to hell.


18 posted on 01/12/2010 9:57:30 PM PST by Petronski (In Germany they came first for the Communists, And I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Communist...)
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To: Federalist Patriot

Pay no attention to Mr. High and Mighty. He’s spent the whole day moralizing to everyone on the board.


19 posted on 01/12/2010 10:02:54 PM PST by TigersEye (Tar & feathers! Pitchforks and torches! ... Get some while supplies last.)
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To: TigersEye

Whoever this “Mr. High and Mighty” is, I bet he’s not exploiting the work product of others to cash in on the death of thousands.

If you’re looking up, it might just be because you’re in a sewer.


20 posted on 01/12/2010 10:08:50 PM PST by Petronski (In Germany they came first for the Communists, And I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Communist...)
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To: Petronski

Go to hell. ;-)


21 posted on 01/12/2010 10:11:25 PM PST by TigersEye (Tar & feathers! Pitchforks and torches! ... Get some while supplies last.)
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To: Federalist Patriot
Notice the size and (former) splendor of the Presidential Palace. Looks to be comparable to the White House and grounds, in size. But Haiti is very much smaller, and very much poorer than the US. Somehow it manages to afford lots of government though. Which is why it remains so poor.
22 posted on 01/12/2010 10:31:00 PM PST by El Gato ("The Second Amendment is the RESET button of the United States Constitution." -- Doug McKay)
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To: roses of sharon

Totoal chaos will come about 36 hours after the temblor.


23 posted on 01/13/2010 6:14:12 AM PST by BenLurkin
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