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Rev. Jackson heads to food-strapped Haiti
UPI ^ | April 27, 2008

Posted on 04/27/2008 9:40:07 PM PDT by kingattax

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, April 27 (UPI) -- The Rev. Jesse Jackson and several leaders of Florida's Haitian community arrived in Haiti Sunday to study the country's food crisis, Haitian radio reported.

Jackson and others are expected to discuss food-price inflation with Haitian leaders, according to officials of his Rainbow Push Coalition.

Protests over spiking food prices left at least seven people dead this month and prompted lawmakers to oust Prime Minister Jacques Edouard Alexis.

On Sunday, Ericq Pierre, a former senior adviser with the Inter-American Development Bank, was named Alexis' successor.


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: food; foodcrisis; foodinsecurity; haiti; hunger; jackson; starvation

1 posted on 04/27/2008 9:40:08 PM PDT by kingattax
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To: kingattax

for what? make a hate speech against anyone not haitian?


2 posted on 04/27/2008 9:43:18 PM PDT by television is just wrong
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To: kingattax

Let’s hope he stays there forever!


3 posted on 04/27/2008 9:45:04 PM PDT by jws3sticks (Hillary can take a very long walk on a very short pier, anytime, and the sooner the better!)
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To: kingattax

How much money can he expect to “fear monger” from these poor people?


4 posted on 04/27/2008 9:50:11 PM PDT by doc1019 (Acts 16:31, Romans 10:13 ... nuff said.)
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To: kingattax
Re: Rev. Jackson heads to food-strapped Haiti

I always heard they like dark...

Never mind! Say, didn't Bill Clinton use the American military to solve this problem back in 1994?

5 posted on 04/27/2008 9:50:40 PM PDT by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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To: kingattax

Did they take a sack lunch??


6 posted on 04/27/2008 9:52:39 PM PDT by taraytarah (This Virtual Tagline is a soon-to-be-scrapped $20 million prototype.)
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To: Bender2
Never mind! Say, didn't Bill Clinton use the American military to solve this problem back in 1994?

and of course hellary was right there to plan and implement the policy and to give daily operational orders for the mission

7 posted on 04/27/2008 9:53:58 PM PDT by kingattax (99 % of liberals give the rest a bad name)
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To: taraytarah
Did they take a sack lunch??

being seen with one of those on you in haiti these days would be harmful to your health

8 posted on 04/27/2008 9:56:49 PM PDT by kingattax (99 % of liberals give the rest a bad name)
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To: kingattax

As fat as he’s become he shouldn’t be asking where the food is.


9 posted on 04/27/2008 9:58:54 PM PDT by OeOeO (Sic Transit Gloria Mundi... Gloria get me a beer,and hurry..)
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To: kingattax

JJ must walk backwards in circles,
because in truth he heads nowhere,
he butts in everywhere...


10 posted on 04/27/2008 9:59:30 PM PDT by The Spirit Of Allegiance (Public Employees: Honor Your Oaths! Defend the Constitution from Enemies--Foreign and Domestic!)
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To: The Spirit Of Allegiance

butting in has been his whole life


11 posted on 04/27/2008 10:00:27 PM PDT by kingattax (99 % of liberals give the rest a bad name)
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To: kingattax
Rev. Jackson heads to food-strapped Haiti

Maybe they'll eat him. God knows he's fed on the body politic for so long himself.
12 posted on 04/27/2008 10:05:27 PM PDT by aruanan
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To: jws3sticks
Let’s hope he stays there forever!

Amen.

13 posted on 04/27/2008 10:11:52 PM PDT by Nathan Zachary
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To: kingattax

JJ, call Al gore.


14 posted on 04/27/2008 10:27:37 PM PDT by operationchaos
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To: kingattax

Probably conducting a voter registration.


15 posted on 04/27/2008 11:01:35 PM PDT by FearlessFreep (Never bring a fart to a sh#t fight.)
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To: kingattax

Good, maybe they’ll eat him.


16 posted on 04/28/2008 2:28:01 AM PDT by Roy Tucker ("You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality."--Ayn Rand)
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To: kingattax

Here’s a concept - how about helping American’s with the skyrocketing cost of food. And here’s another - how about those third world hell holels pull themselves up by their bootstraps and start making life better for themselves rather than whining for someone else to carry them. Seems I heard a similar little tidbit somewhere about teaching a man to fish.


17 posted on 04/28/2008 3:26:21 AM PDT by mtbopfuyn
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To: kingattax

I hope they eat him.


18 posted on 04/28/2008 3:32:56 AM PDT by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: kingattax
OK, so J.J. is going to go over there, make a couple of speeches about how all their problems are caused by whitey and by capitalism, then leave...

This is suppose to help them how?

19 posted on 04/28/2008 4:15:06 AM PDT by Lost Dutchman ("Weep for the future Na'Toth, Weep for us all." (G'Kar-Babylon 5))
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To: television is just wrong

He hopes to find caucasians he can sue over this hunger.


20 posted on 04/28/2008 4:32:32 AM PDT by omega4179 (Katrina-fatigued)
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To: Nathan Zachary

Ditto, for sure!


21 posted on 04/29/2008 1:20:44 AM PDT by jws3sticks (Hillary can take a very long walk on a very short pier, anytime, and the sooner the better!)
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