French Minister Slams U.S. Role in Haiti

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People gestures as a U.S. helicopter makes a water drop near a country club used as a forward operating base for the U.S. 82nd Airborne Division in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Saturday, Jan. Full Story
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Hymie Goldstein

United States

#66 Jan 19, 2010
what would you do if you were homeless and had not drank or ate for 8 days? how far would you go for 12 ounces of water and 4 ounces of tuna?

the military has airdropped supplies for a long time, how do you think soldiers get supplies when they are caught behind enemy lines in wars like Vietnam, world war II and so on

there's no reason for any delays, there are air national guard bases, navy bases, air foce bases in Florida, Puerto Rico and Gitmo

This was an easy fix to air drop supplies to the survivors and they still have not done it. They could have dropped tents, stoves gas, food, water, drinks, ice, coolers, generators, fuel, building materials, tarps, you name it.

Please refrain from posting untill you think things thru, people are tired of your knee jerk reactions all the time
PaPa

New York, NY

#67 Jan 19, 2010
American Dood wrote:
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Europeans??? WTF are you talking about it was the British mostly and a little of France.
But Great Britain (one of the most evil countries throughout history) is responsible for 99% of the pillaging
Yes, and Spain and Portugal and the Dutch and Belgium and Sweden and Italy and....geez ..ain't nobody left.
PaPa

New York, NY

#69 Jan 19, 2010
Hymie Goldstein wrote:
what would you do if you were homeless and had not drank or ate for 8 days? how far would you go for 12 ounces of water and 4 ounces of tuna?
the military has airdropped supplies for a long time, how do you think soldiers get supplies when they are caught behind enemy lines in wars like Vietnam, world war II and so on
there's no reason for any delays, there are air national guard bases, navy bases, air foce bases in Florida, Puerto Rico and Gitmo
This was an easy fix to air drop supplies to the survivors and they still have not done it. They could have dropped tents, stoves gas, food, water, drinks, ice, coolers, generators, fuel, building materials, tarps, you name it.
Please refrain from posting untill you think things thru, people are tired of your knee jerk reactions all the time
That does make sense. Did they purposely sabotage the effort?

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Orion's Belt

#70 Jan 19, 2010
obama gotta white mama wrote:
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Yes, but this hell of a disaster could have been curtailed tremendously if building codes were used and enforced.
Yep! But than again, we are speaking of Haiti. There doesn't seem to be such a thing as codes over there. Not from what I've viewed on Google Earth, or have read. And you can bet, I've read a bit about it.
George Barnett

AOL

#73 Jan 20, 2010
Hymie Goldstein wrote:
what would you do if you were homeless and had not drank or ate for 8 days? how far would you go for 12 ounces of water and 4 ounces of tuna?
the military has airdropped supplies for a long time, how do you think soldiers get supplies when they are caught behind enemy lines in wars like Vietnam, world war II and so on
there's no reason for any delays, there are air national guard bases, navy bases, air foce bases in Florida, Puerto Rico and Gitmo
This was an easy fix to air drop supplies to the survivors and they still have not done it. They could have dropped tents, stoves gas, food, water, drinks, ice, coolers, generators, fuel, building materials, tarps, you name it.
Please refrain from posting untill you think things thru, people are tired of your knee jerk reactions all the time
Obviously Bush's fault.

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