Skip to comments.How Hillary Clinton crippled the Puerto Rican relief effort
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.
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
Trumps racist neglect of Puerto Rico is threatening lives. Its 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 Guatemalas Rigoberta Menchu to South Africas 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.
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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Also never mind that the government of Puerto Rico has said Trump has performed admirably.
Well, from what I understand she crippled the Haiti effort; why should Puerto Rico be any different.
Don’t give Hillary such power....
She is such a nothing-ball!!!
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.
The Navy should be asked to review the strategic and/or operational usefulness of a reopened U.S. Navy base for Puerto Rico.
“version of the Ferengis,”
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.
President Trump Announces Visit To Puerto Rico on Tuesday (Video) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KucNMPb2ywg
President Trumps Homeland Security Advisor Tom Bossert and FEMA Director Brock Long have been in Puerto Rico reviewing recovery efforts and coordinating the administrations efforts to assist the island.
Just hearing the name clinton makes me want to drink. Not good.
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.
They just voted this year for statehood - thank God Trump’s President so they don’t become the source of several new Democrat Congressmen.
They vote democrat. They will be another failed nation.
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.
Messed up story.
How many other islands in the Caribbean did Rotten single-handedly destroy through her scheming, wheeling and dealing?
LOCK HER UP !!!
Agreed and as a leaving bonus they can have the US Virgin Islands.
An independent Puerto Rico sounds good to me.
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