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To the nightmare of Haiti, the Americans are coming
CFP ^ | January 13, 2010 | Judi McLeod

Posted on 01/13/2010 11:20:05 PM PST by bogusname

In the nightmare of Haiti, Americans were first to respond just as Americans have always responded, recession-bound or not.

This is the giving spirit of America in action. Not waiting for anyone else, just doing what is necessary to help, without boasts, without expecting anything back. Simply America.

America has always been there for others and always will be.

Even a falling-in-the-polls President Obama whose conduct since election has been to belittle the spirit of America and its people is cashing in today on that generosity, promising to a shocked and grief stricken people his “unwavering support” and a “swift and coordinated effort”.

Beleaguered Americans losing their homes and jobs will rush in to help Haitians with food, temporary shelters; emergency service of every kind.

The American military, a welcome sight the world over even though politicians try to state otherwise, will be there for the people beginning with rescue and recovery efforts, remaining to build water purification facilities, repairing infrastructure and rebuilding.

In consideration of how America rushes to the side of the world’s most disadvantaged nations when hit by sudden disaster, it is difficult to comprehend how its leader can spread a message worldwide about an America so bad it needs overhauling.

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Why is Obama bowing to everyone and telling them we suck?
1 posted on 01/13/2010 11:20:07 PM PST by bogusname
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To: bogusname

Because most of us have even lighter skin and he hates us.

Obama’s response to this helps to prove one thing. Had that plane blown up on Christmas day, Obama would have gotten all the body parts picked up with a “swift and coordinated effort”.


2 posted on 01/13/2010 11:28:13 PM PST by Gator113 (Obama is America's First FAILED "light skinned African American [Pres-dent] with no Negro dialect..")
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To: bogusname

He is just speaking for himself, thats all.


3 posted on 01/13/2010 11:29:40 PM PST by Fichori ('Wee-Weed Up' pitchfork wielding neolithic caveman villager with lit torch. Any questions?)
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To: bogusname

For those who are Amateur Radio Operators, the Salavation Army Team Emergency Radio Network (SATERN) is up and running on 14.265 Mhz. (Upper Sideband) and 3977.7 Khz. (Lower Sideband) at night. Very little traffic has been heard on these frequencies so far but the Amateur Radio Operators on Haiti are few and far between and don’t have access to generators for emergency power.


4 posted on 01/13/2010 11:30:24 PM PST by teletech (Say NO to RINOS!)
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To: bogusname

Why is Obama bowing to everyone and telling them we suck?
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Because Obama is so desperate to be popular, he bows to peer pressure. He thinks it makes him cool. Prob’ly how he started that smoking habit, too. He’s weak.


5 posted on 01/13/2010 11:31:10 PM PST by Irenic
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To: Gator113

LOL
Ooooh that’s rough


6 posted on 01/13/2010 11:32:01 PM PST by bogusname (Banish All Liberals)
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To: Irenic

Yes, he’s a wuss.


7 posted on 01/13/2010 11:33:46 PM PST by bogusname (Banish All Liberals)
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To: bogusname

The dastardly Americans helped people of color, muslims in Indonesia.

Now the dastarly americans will help people of color in Haiti.

Obama should shout this out, loud and clear, in our favor.

And ask: Where are all the other rich nations? Especially the muslim nations?


8 posted on 01/13/2010 11:36:20 PM PST by truth_seeker
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To: bogusname

Obammy is like any lib....Mark my words....Libs will hold Obammy up as the savior of Haiti...no matter what he does.


9 posted on 01/13/2010 11:38:40 PM PST by Dallas59 (No To O -Time is going by really really really really slow.)
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To: truth_seeker

“Obama should shout this out, loud and clear, in our favor.”

From what I understand he plans on doing that just as soon as hell freezes over.


10 posted on 01/13/2010 11:38:41 PM PST by bogusname (Banish All Liberals)
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To: Irenic

Because Obowma is a lying, pussy Kenyan who reads a teleprompter. His teleprompter is smarter than he is...


11 posted on 01/13/2010 11:40:11 PM PST by max americana
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To: Dallas59

Seeing as how liberals are all godless liars that is exactly what will happen. You can count on it.


12 posted on 01/13/2010 11:40:45 PM PST by bogusname (Banish All Liberals)
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To: bogusname

BTTT

America rocks.

We will help you when you need helping.

We will knock you when you need knocking.


13 posted on 01/13/2010 11:42:49 PM PST by Jet Jaguar
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To: bogusname

The question that begs:

What will Obama do to keep from wasting this crisis?


14 posted on 01/13/2010 11:45:23 PM PST by Gator113 (Obama is America's First FAILED "light skinned African American [Pres-dent] with no Negro dialect..")
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To: bogusname

Because he sucks.

“No No No No! Not God Bless America. God damn America.”
Rev. Wright
Obama’s minister of twenty years


15 posted on 01/13/2010 11:50:13 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: SaraJohnson

Sad but true. That is, without a doubt, Obama’s spiritual state.

God damn Rev. Wright. God bless America.


16 posted on 01/13/2010 11:54:21 PM PST by bogusname (Banish All Liberals)
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To: bogusname

The stories coming out of Haiti after this earthquake are buggin’ me. They don’t have cranes, heavy equipment etc to help rescue those suffering. Why?

“The U.N.’s Haitian mission — spread across the country — includes 7,000 peacekeeping troops, 2,000 international police, 490 international civilian staffers, 1,200 local civilian staffers and 200 U.N. volunteers, he said. The force was brought in after a bloody 2004 rebellion following decades of violence and poverty in the nation.”

The UN has been in Haiti since 2004 and there’s this...

JSG and the 18th Caribbean Geological Conference
March 24-28, 2008

Historical earthquakes indicate that the last major ruptures of the fault occurred in an east to west time-space progression that began in 1751 in south-central Hispaniola and perhaps culminated in the Kingston , Jamaica , event in 1907. Recorded seismicity over the past 40 years is sparse as expected from a fully locked fault plane.

GPS-constrained block models with elastic strain accumulation give ~8 mm/year of slip rate on the fault. Since the last major event in south-central Dominican Republic was in 1751, that yields ~2 meters of accumulated strain deficit, or a Mw=7.2 earthquake if all is released in a single event today.

The two largest cities within 30 km of the fault zone are Port-au-Prince , Haiti , and Kingston , Jamaica , with a combined population of 3.65 million inhabitants.

Such studies should be considered high priority in Jamaica, Haiti and the Dominican Republic given the seismic hazards posed by the fault.
http://www.ig.utexas.edu/jsg/18_cgg.htm?PHPSESSID=d96c45386e2381490bf921d0d05289df#present

Anyhow, how useless is the UN— that they didn’t get equipment into Haiti- able to handle natural disasters, PRIOR to a disaster? Haiti suffers from hurricanes often and then there was this conference. What more did they need to know, in order to prepare Haiti for a disaster. The UN is a failure at EVERYTHING! Get rid of the useless creeps already!


17 posted on 01/14/2010 12:00:02 AM PST by Irenic
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To: SaraJohnson

“No No No No! Not God Bless America. God damn America.”

That is exactly the magic one’s mindset.


18 posted on 01/14/2010 12:03:02 AM PST by El Gran Salseron
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To: Irenic

Good points. The UN has proven itself to be impotent and worthless time and time again.


19 posted on 01/14/2010 12:10:42 AM PST by bogusname (Banish All Liberals)
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To: bogusname
/sarc on

I wonder how much aid will be sent to Haiti by those socialist paradises Cuba, Venezuela, and Bolivia?

After all, they've been practicing Obama's "social justice" for some years now. They should have an abundance of resources to provide to the Haitians.

/sarc off

20 posted on 01/14/2010 1:11:47 AM PST by Texas Jack
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To: bogusname

“Not waiting for anyone else, just doing what is necessary to help, without boasts”

Trust me—obamination WILL get around to the boasting part. I can just hear it—”Let there be no mistake about it, I sent aid to a shaken country, etc, etc”


21 posted on 01/14/2010 2:42:57 AM PST by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like what you say))
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To: Dallas59

Why did he not stop the Quake? Oh..he inherated it from Bush.


22 posted on 01/14/2010 2:54:42 AM PST by screaminsunshine (!!three if by government)
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To: freeangel

He will somehow claim it was due to global warming.


23 posted on 01/14/2010 2:56:23 AM PST by screaminsunshine (!!three if by government)
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To: screaminsunshine
Why did he not stop the Quake? Oh..he inherated it from Bush.

Jeb Bush had no business letting that earthquake get past Florida.

That earthquake machine Halliburton secretly built for Dick Cheney is located in Rush Limbaugh's basement under the golf course...

24 posted on 01/14/2010 3:14:08 AM PST by Sir Francis Dashwood (Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???)
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To: Sir Francis Dashwood

Aha! The Rush Earthquake machine.


26 posted on 01/14/2010 4:47:58 AM PST by screaminsunshine (!!three if by government)
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To: bogusname

Obama is acting like he sent the first aid any where.


27 posted on 01/14/2010 4:49:15 AM PST by bmwcyle (Free the Navy Seals)
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To: bogusname

The American taxpayer gives Haiti 10 Billion dollars in the last 5 years.

And we are the ‘evil white man’....


28 posted on 01/14/2010 5:05:20 AM PST by Freddd (CNN is not credible.)
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To: bogusname

The American taxpayer gives Haiti 10 Billion dollars in the last 5 years.

And we are the ‘evil white man’....


29 posted on 01/14/2010 5:06:20 AM PST by Freddd (CNN is not credible.)
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To: bogusname

The American taxpayer gives Haiti 10 Billion dollars in the last 5 years.

And we are the ‘evil white man’....


30 posted on 01/14/2010 5:06:23 AM PST by Freddd (CNN is not credible.)
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To: screaminsunshine
Well, Rush has lost a lot of weight and it had to go somewhere.

According to liberals, Rush was “fat” gas bag, so anything he said wasn't worth considering, yet Madeline Albright used a fishing trawler rig to get into her girdle before she met with the nutty little Elvis impersonator in North Korea to swill champagne...

31 posted on 01/14/2010 5:40:53 AM PST by Sir Francis Dashwood (Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???)
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To: Sir Francis Dashwood

Rush is 99% correct. The truth is that light skinned Negros have opressed the dark skinned Negros in Haiti for years. They are called Mullato. They run the whole show.


32 posted on 01/14/2010 5:48:18 AM PST by screaminsunshine (!!three if by government)
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To: Sigil of Morning
*** To those of you thinking it’s about color... ***

Color? COLOR?!?
If you think this is about color you're at the wrong website Newbie.

33 posted on 01/14/2010 5:55:25 AM PST by Condor51 (The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits [A. Einstein])
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To: Irenic
I had a friend tell me this would have been a disaster anywhere.. I do not agree.
Just a brief look at most deadly earthquakes and 7.0 is nothing.
The 89 San fran was 6.9 and hardly any chaos as we are seeing today. Sumatra 2004 was 9.1 with a much larger area and amount of people.

This natural disaster in Haiti is Exhibit A in what corruption can do to innocent people. The magnitude of the earthquake 7.0 proves that when compared to similar populations and larger magnitude earthquakes in relation to death tolls.

Sadly, my friend is too naive to appreciate the brief statistics I provide above and somehow it will all be our fault because we didn't give enough aid prior.

34 posted on 01/14/2010 7:57:59 AM PST by alisasny
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To: alisasny

True dat. A 7.0 here would cause some damage, and few deaths, if any. But there.....whole different story.

Even tropical storms there cause more devastation and death, than a Category 5 hurricane hitting here.


35 posted on 01/14/2010 8:00:02 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: Freddd

Are you for real?


36 posted on 01/14/2010 12:47:48 PM PST by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Blessed Be The Name Of The Lord,For His Name Alone Is Exaulted)
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btr


37 posted on 01/17/2010 6:06:27 PM PST by Clinging Bitterly (Nnnggh!)
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