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Old 09-26-2017, 05:25 PM   #46
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Default Re: Instead of drawing attention to the disaster in Puerto Rico

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]I haven't seen a single article on PR all day.[/b] Or yesterday. Or all weekend.

I've heard about it more on this board then I have on every social media site combined.

Breitbart and Daily Caller are even more indifferent to non-white casualties than Trump.

Try real news sources next to time.
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Old 09-26-2017, 05:43 PM   #47
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Breitbart and Daily Caller are even more indifferent to non-white casualties than Trump.

Try real news sources next to time.

Like Slate?
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Old 09-26-2017, 05:54 PM   #48
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Trump won the election very quietly. Took that election from right under your big noses
Is this supposed to be a black slur?
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Old 09-27-2017, 02:44 PM   #49
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Jones Act not waived for PR, Trump admin indicates it would not help however was almost immediately waived for Texas and Florida

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The Jones Act prohibits foreign-flagged vessels from picking up and delivering fuel between U.S. ports.

direct US deliveries can take up to week and seeing only recently acted on by the Trump admin, deliveries are not expected to reach until sometime next week.

CBS reporting roughly 3000 containers filled with food, water and emergency supplies remain at the PR port, as fuel shortages prevent distribution to those in need on the island.

WH is digging themselves a grave on this
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Old 09-27-2017, 05:08 PM   #50
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Is this supposed to be a black slur?


Woah...woah, are you assuming that all Blacks have big noses??


That's like the most racist thing I've ever heard. Wow.
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Old 09-27-2017, 05:20 PM   #51
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The Jones Act is just another example of economic regulation designed to help and favor American industry completely backfiring. This kind of legislation always has more negative consequences than positive, yet politicians keep supporting this kind of economic isolation in other industries. It's not just now, this kind of regulation has been a factor in weakening the economy of Puerto Rico for a very long time.
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Old 10-03-2017, 09:54 AM   #52
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After an earthquake shattered Haiti’s capital on Jan. 12, 2010, the U.S. military mobilized as if it were going to war.

Before dawn the next morning, an Army unit was airborne, on its way to seize control of the main airport in Port-au-Prince. Within two days, the Pentagon had 8,000 American troops en route. Within two weeks, 33 U.S. military ships and 22,000 troops had arrived. More than 300 military helicopters buzzed overhead, delivering millions of pounds of food and water.

No two disasters are alike. Each delivers customized violence that cannot be fully anticipated. But as criticism of the federal government’s initial response to the crisis in Puerto Rico continued to mount Thursday, the mission to Haiti — an island nation several hundred miles from the U.S. mainland — stands as an example of how quickly relief efforts can be mobilized.

By contrast, eight days after Hurricane Maria ripped across neighboring Puerto Rico, just 4,400 service members were participating in federal operations to assist the devastated island, an Army general told reporters Thursday. In addition, about 1,000 Coast Guard members were aiding the efforts. About 40 U.S. military helicopters were helping to deliver food and water to the 3.4 million residents of the U.S. territory, along with 10 Coast Guard helicopters.


Link: https://www.washingtonpost.com/inves...=.5b4c07702f81


will go down as Trump's "Katrina"...nothing but excuses from the Trump admin for the delayed responses in getting the assistance needed, and timely at that. this is very comparable to the GWB admin who hesitated and caused it's own backlash/smear in providing to NOLA when tragedy hit.

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Old 10-03-2017, 03:11 PM   #53
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Trump voters don't live in PR so expect no help from him, and then expect him to take credit for literally any minor good that occurs there
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Old 10-03-2017, 03:38 PM   #54
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Then why ask the question? Cause you thought you caught me in a lie?



Maybe. It appears that way.

I just scrolled through about 5 pages on my FB homepage, and see nothing about PR other than responses to Trumps speech on PR.

Maybe you're just more woke then me.
Facebook is geared towards your interests you dope. I have English and Spanish pages on my FB, I get tons of coverage of what happened in PR and the earthquake in Mexico.

Just because you didn't receive any coverage on the PR situation doesn't mean millions of others didn't. You get coverage of white nationalist's movement on your FB, millions of others don't because that doesn't interest them.

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Old 10-03-2017, 03:39 PM   #55
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Trump was shooting rolls of paper towels in the crowds at Puerto Rico like he was playing basketball


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Old 10-03-2017, 05:49 PM   #56
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Trump to Puerto Rico: "Have a nice time."
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Old 10-03-2017, 07:54 PM   #57
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Trump voters don't live in PR so expect no help from him, and then expect him to take credit for literally any minor good that occurs there

City of Houston voted Hillary so how does that work?

Funny how democrats are complaining about the jones act not being waived. They're openly admitting that government regulation is getting in the way but only complain about it when they can hit Trump on it. Pathetic.
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Old 10-03-2017, 08:43 PM   #58
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will go down as Trump's "Katrina"...nothing but excuses from the Trump admin for the delayed responses in getting the assistance needed, and timely at that. this is very comparable to the GWB admin who hesitated and caused it's own backlash/smear in providing to NOLA when tragedy hit.

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Old 10-03-2017, 08:48 PM   #59
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some news sites indicating the Gov of PR is thinking of declaring marshall law...storm is a week old, and only now getting them their help. now there will be an exodus of PRs coming to the states in part to this.

disgrace it took so long by this admin to act...one of his excuses, it's an island in the middle of the ocean wtf is that supposed to mean, do we only use row/paddle boats and paper airplanes for flight?



Libs here so desperate to make this Trump's Katrina.
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Old 10-04-2017, 12:01 AM   #60
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Libs here so desperate to make this Trump's Katrina.


lol at the naming, way to rebuttal! all the faults are self imposed by the Trump admin, no one's doing anything to bring him down on this but himself.

bickering with the SJ mayor, not acting timely to the situation, lack of response in terms of troops, supplies, etc., indicating locals need to do more (with what resources ), and it just continues with his visit today that did NOTHING but remove resources from the ground to accommodate his trip for the photo-op. this is certainly Trump's Katrina to this point.
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