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Old 10-09-2017, 11:57 AM   #1
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I've been away. Actually hunting. I know, what's that?

Apparently people are saying we (the Country or Trump) are not helping Puerto Rico?

Is this true or just a bunch of social media bull crap? And should or how much should we be helping them?
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Old 10-09-2017, 12:00 PM   #2
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Social Media BS.
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Old 10-09-2017, 12:44 PM   #3
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I think the scope of the devastation and the logistics of reaching everyone is just not apparent to what we can see from the TV. My wife has been in contact with some of her family there and they are saying families in remote mountain areas are getting one meal a week and some water to split at this point. The local leadership there doesn't appear to be very effective either and they've been sitting on a long time power grid issue that there was apparently no money to throw at it to get it fixed. They were riding on borrowed time I think in many ways. That was a very unfortunate hurricane for them to get hit with.
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Old 10-09-2017, 02:17 PM   #4
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If you canít land the boats.
If you canít drive the roads.
If you canít land planes and choppers.
I donít think that island was ready for the inevitable.
Itís a bad situation.


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Old 10-09-2017, 02:31 PM   #5
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Perfect example of a liberal society. I cant imagine a life where I am completely dependent on the government to clothe and feed me, and of course they have squandered everything away so they cannot clothe or feed.
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Old 10-09-2017, 03:03 PM   #6
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Same crap that happened in New Orleans during Katrina. They blamed Bush. For decades, a grossly mismanaged local gubmint squandered the monies allocated to make essential repairs. They kicked the can down the road until the can got power washed away.
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Old 10-09-2017, 03:04 PM   #7
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Supposedly whole warehouse's full of supplies/aid sitting in Porto Rico going nowhere. (from the US)
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Old 10-09-2017, 06:04 PM   #8
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They are getting plenty of help.
If things are not getting done in a timely manner there is likely a local politician to blame.
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My wifes cousin (Coast Guard Reserves) has been over there for almost a month and has at least another month before he gets to come home. So I would say the country not helping is just #fakenews.
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We are helping. Anyone saying other wise is just dumb. Isn't the mayor of San Juan who was criticizing Trump for lack of effort now being investigated for embezzling from the relief?


Also, as another poster mentioned above. It is absolutely pathetic how the PR leaders act like it is someone else's responsibility to rebuild what they are responsible for. Completely helpless.
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Perfect example of a liberal society. I cant imagine a life where I am completely dependent on the government to clothe and feed me, and of course they have squandered everything away so they cannot clothe or feed.
Yup. And to think that's what the left wants here.
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