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Haiti earthquake recovery a debacle
under management of Mr. and Mrs. Clinton

American Thinker, by Thomas Lifson

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Posted By:JoniTx, 5/19/2014 12:08:25 PM

Any examination of Hillary Clinton’s qualifications for president should include close study of the Interim Haiti Recovery Commission (IHRC), set up to raise money and Haiti recover from its devastating 7.0 earthquake four years ago. IHRC is headed by Bill Clinton and initially functioned during the period his wife was Secretary of State, running the US government component of the aid effort through the State Department´s U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Simply put, the massive effort has been a fiasco, with relatively little done to actually aid Haiti under the leadership of the Clintons. Writing in the Wall Street


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jinx, 5/19/2014 12:25:31 PM     (No. 9854295)

Everything they touch is a debacle. It´s like looking at a town where a tornado touched down. Her health is not going to be the only issue in 2016.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mitzi, 5/19/2014 12:34:14 PM     (No. 9854313)

We had a visiting priest at Church this weekend. He spoke about the conditions in Haiti and what the government isn´t doing.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Mobyclik, 5/19/2014 12:39:51 PM     (No. 9854320)

Check the Klintoons Swiss/Canary Islands bank accounts, you´ll probably see how busy they´ve been.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mackrand, 5/19/2014 12:54:23 PM     (No. 9854328)

"Debacle" is a term that seems to follow the Clintons around like the cloud of dirt follows "Pigpen"!

"Disaster" is another term we would be seeing a lot of if somehow Hillary blows through the "common sense" barrier and becomes our next president. We would see also many manifestations of "Moronosphere" as applied to the United States if the Clinton Twins occupy our White House once again. This time they wouldn´t stop at skipping town with just the linens and the silverware.

Ah, but I digress. There is little to work with in Haiti to begin with. Haiti is the Northern Hemisphere equivalent to Zimbabwe except for the fact that Haiti is actually being run from offshore where the money earmarked for the place is kept. Little of that makes it to where it can be used so Populism seems to apply but the people never see any results. Lots of signs like surrounded our "Shovel Ready" projects but no real activity in place. Lots of people got rich off the disaster in Haiti but the citizens still live in abject poverty and devastation years after the event.

It is ever thus with democrat led social projects.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: LouD, 5/19/2014 1:05:58 PM     (No. 9854339)

What does anything have to do with Hillary´s qualifications? Obie has exactly none, and he got elected.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: msliberty1937, 5/19/2014 1:55:23 PM     (No. 9854383)

Is it unfair to make a comparison between Haiti and the Dominican Republic? Is it just a mountain range that separates these two countries?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Democracy First, 5/19/2014 2:07:41 PM     (No. 9854391)

How much $$$$ got squirreled off into the Clinton Foundation coffers???

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Reply 8 - Posted by: eoddad, 5/19/2014 2:50:03 PM     (No. 9854436)

How greedy can one couple be? Is it ever enough.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: KTWO, 5/19/2014 4:17:59 PM     (No. 9854568)

Wasn´t it Bono who saidof most such aid ´poor people in rich countries send money to rich people in poor countries.´

And rich people in rich countries get all the credit.

Let´s just say some $$$ get lost in transit.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: rochow, 5/19/2014 4:24:36 PM     (No. 9854578)

´What difference does it make anyway?" So what if Hitlery designated some of these monies for possible campaign funds? Anyone ever wondered how they made 190 million dollars when they could not even pay their lawyers when they left the WH? No, I do not believe that Bill made it with his BS blather talks for which he charged a pretty penny. Everyone involved in this will now get a threatening call from Bill or Hill. No one will stand between them and the WH!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 5/19/2014 11:41:22 PM     (No. 9854910)

Someone said Slick had a hotel built in Haiti so he could have better digs.

Does anyone know how many Haitians went to Florida and NY ? Key West is full of Haitians. Nurses that went to NY on a temporary VISA didn´t want to leave. Other Haitians took advantage of a nursing school offer in GA.

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