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Haiti: Aid still slow to reach earthquake survivors ^ | Jan 18 2010

Posted on 01/18/2010 10:38:58 AM PST by GonzoII

America is to send 2,200 extra troops to Haiti to help with security and the distribution of food and water to earthquake survivors.

Massive amounts of aid have been promised. Massive amounts have arrived at Port au Prince airport.

But nearly a week after the tremor, desperately needed supplies are only just beginning to reach those who need it most.

(Video at link)

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: earthquake; haiti; haitirelief; humanitarianrelief; ustroops

1 posted on 01/18/2010 10:39:00 AM PST by GonzoII
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To: GonzoII

Good Job Brownie

2 posted on 01/18/2010 10:41:17 AM PST by Lib-Lickers 2
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To: GonzoII

Clean, potable water is the key need - but water is heavy, and difficult to transport over ruined roads. I wonder if they could set up purifiers along streams higher up in the mountains, and then run hoses to distribution points within the affected area?

3 posted on 01/18/2010 10:45:07 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: GonzoII

Don’t you know yet how Obama works? He had a choice between:

a) a rapid response ( to his mind,Imperialistic)military response that would have secured Port au Prince and delivered immediate military security and aid within 48 hours.

b) the kumbayah UN aid model with a conglomeration of aid agencies that will fight with the US military rather that deliver stockpiled aid, AKA, the UN AID GOAT F_CK ( UNAGF).The UNAGF lines the pockets of crooks and organized crime in any country it “helps.”The people mostly starve and the aid agencies do mock protests about the barbaric nature of the testosterone driven natives, while simultaneously denigrating and interfering with military assistance.

Guess which model of aid Obama chose? Buahahahahahahahah!

Ask yourself: WHY?

You got to know how Obama works by now!

HINT1: ( the aid is designed not to work so that an emergency alternative will have to be invoked by Obama.)

HINT2: ( If you have to read hint 2 , you are either naive or dumber than dirt, but we take mercy on you in either case: I give you this word array: immigrant, refugees,votes,1 million,settle in swing state Florida)

See Here:

Haitians Might Arrive In Tampa ( airport officials issue notice)

4 posted on 01/18/2010 10:55:43 AM PST by Candor7 ((The effective weapons against Fascism are ridicule, derision , truth (.Member NRA))
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To: Lib-Lickers 2

Yep. This report sounds just like Katrina, doesn’t it.

5 posted on 01/18/2010 1:54:38 PM PST by Mister Da (The mark of a wise man is not what he knows, but what he knows he doesn't know!)
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To: Candor7

To All,
Just got this email, so I’m passing it on.
“ I just returned from Haiti with Hebler. We flew in at 3 AM Sunday to the scene of such incredible destruction on one side, and enormous ineptitude and criminal neglect on the other.

Port o Prince is in ruins. The rest of the country is fairly intact..Our team was a rescue team and we carried special equipment that locates people buried under the rubble. There are easily 200,000 dead, the city smells like a charnal house. The bloody UN was there for 5 years doing apparently nothing but wasting US Taxpayers money. The ones I ran into were either incompeyent or outright anti american. Most are French or french speakers, worthless every damn one of them. While 18oo rescuers were ready willing and able to leave the airport and go do our jobs, the UN and USAID ( another organization full of little OBamites and communisrts that openly speak against Amerivca) These two organizations exemplared their parochialism by:

USAID, when in control of all inbound flights, had food and water flights stacked up all the way to Miami, yet allowed Geraldo Rivera, Anderson Cooper and a host of other left wing news puppies to land.

Pulled all the security off the rescue teams so that Bill Clinton and his wife could have the grand tour, whilst we sat unable to get to people trapped in the rubble.

Stacked enough food and water for the relief over at the side of the airfield then put a guard on it while we dehydrated and wouldnt release a drop of it to the resuers.

No shower facilities to decontaminate after digging or moving corpses all day, except for the FEMA teams hwo brought their own shower and decon equipment, as well as air conditioned tents.

No latrine facilities, less digging a hole if you set up a shitter everyone was trying to use it.

I watched a 25 year old Obamite with the USAID shrieking hysterically, berate a full bird colonel in the air force, because he countermanded her orders, whiulst trying to unscrew the air pattern. “ You dont know what your president wants! The military isn’t in charge here we are!”

If any of you are thinking of giving money to the Haitian relief, or to the UN dont waste your money. It will only go to further the goals of the French and the Liberal left.

If we are a fair and even society, why is it that only white couples are adopting Haitian orphans. Where the hell is that vocal minority that is alweays screaming about the injustice of American society.

Bad place, bad situation, but a perfect look at the new world order in action. New Orleans magnified a thousand times. Haiti doesnt need democracy, what Haiti needs is Papa Doc. Thats not just my opinion , that is what virtually every Haitian we talked with said. the French run the UN treat us the same as when we were a colony, at least Papa Doc ran the country.

Oh, and as a last slap in the face, the last four of us had to take US AIRWAYs home from Phoenix. They slapped me with a 590 dollar baggage charge for the four of us. The girl at the counter was almost in tears because she couldn’t give us a discount or she would lose her job. Pass that on to the flying public.”


6 posted on 01/31/2010 6:43:17 PM PST by gunner03
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To: gunner03; plenipotentiary; esquirette; Hang'emAll; ManoftheWest; bgill; Whenifhow; malkee; STE=Q; ..
Freeper Nick boots on the ground report from Haiti.

The mess is now being created so that Obama will have a mass exodus to Florida.

The left won;t let the military tale charge. That is the problem.Obama IS THE problem.

7 posted on 01/31/2010 6:53:41 PM PST by Candor7 (((The effective weapons against Oba- Fascism are ridicule, derision , truth (.Member NRA)))
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To: Candor7
left won;t let the military tale charge. That is the problem.Obama IS THE problem.

Ah, figures.

I was watching a report on Haiti last night and all of the "security" problems they were having, my first thought was, where is the military??, we have 10k troops there??....guess I should have figured.

FUBO but rest assured, this disaster will never be laid upon you as Katrina was to Bush....but of course you knew that already.

8 posted on 01/31/2010 7:05:53 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron ("Because without America, there is no free world" - Canada Free Press - MSM where are you?)
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To: Candor7

Agreed. The US Military can handle this. But, US AID is the lead org. Failing badly.

Who’s to Blame for Suspending Haitian MEDEVAC Flights?,28804,1953379_1953494_1957926,00.html

States Halt Haiti Relief

US ‘to resume’ Haiti airlifts

9 posted on 01/31/2010 7:09:38 PM PST by Jet Jaguar (When Obama walks into a room, he is the least experienced person in that room.)
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To: Candor7

Thank you for the report. Is he with one of the search and rescue teams?

10 posted on 01/31/2010 7:10:33 PM PST by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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To: Candor7; gunner03

Thanks for the report. Amazing as it is, it’s exactly what was expected. Corruption, disorganization, waste, and hatred of America as they’re demanding more.

11 posted on 01/31/2010 7:11:28 PM PST by bgill (The framers of the US Constitution established an entire federal government in 18 pages.)
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12 posted on 01/31/2010 7:13:10 PM PST by Jet Jaguar (When Obama walks into a room, he is the least experienced person in that room.)
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To: Candor7

That is the reason that we need these damn records un-sealed ASAP (immediately)!!!

13 posted on 01/31/2010 8:44:28 PM PST by danamco
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