VIA THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: Like at a lot of publications, Newsweek was forced to start its week over when the earthquake hit Haiti. Give the magazine credit for an artful recovery. The Washington Post Co.-owned publication has tapped President Barack Obama to pen a cover story on Haiti for the Jan. 25 issue hitting […]
If, by now, you haven’t heard about Pat Robertson’s remarks about the Haitian earthquake being God’s retaliation and judgment upon the country for their pact with Satan, made in order to free themselves from the control of the French government in the late 1700s, perhaps you’ve been living under a rock. (You did know there […]
VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: Well, that didn’t take long. The catastrophic earthquake in Haiti has already elicited a number of controversial statements from some of America’s best-known talking heads. Rush Limbaugh, the Rev. Pat Robertson and Keith Olbermann generated outrage, from the left and the right, for comments that variously tied the massive tragedy to […]
VIA CNN: Pat Robertson, the evangelical Christian who once suggested God was punishing Americans with Hurricane Katrina, says a “pact to the devil” brought on the devastating earthquake in Haiti. Officials fear more than 100,000 people have died as a result of Tuesday’s 7.0-magnitude earthquake in Haiti. Robertson, the host of the “700 Club,” blamed […]
Congresswoman Maxine Waters, (CA-35) will speak to Bernie McCain this evening at 6:20 pm EST regarding the devastating earthquake in Haiti. Early estimations are predicting anywhere from 100,000 to 500,000 people may be dead, missing or injured.
VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: The news that got through, spotty and sparse in detail, seemed too enormous to comprehend. Port au Prince’s main cathedral had collapsed in a devastating earthquake. So had the presidential palace. The biggest grocery store in Haiti was flattened at an hour when it would have been full of shoppers. When […]
CALL TO ACTION! The people of Haiti need your help. Here are the best ways to aid the crisis relief and rescue efforts: 1. Donate $5 to the Yele Haiti Earthquake Fund (Wyclef Jean’s Foundation) by texting “Yele” to 501501 (the amount will be charged to your cell phone bill) or visit www.Yele.org and click […]
VIA CNN: A major earthquake struck just off the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince on Tuesday, sparking a tsunami watch for parts of the Caribbean, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Raymond Joseph, Haiti’s ambassador to the United States, told CNN he had little information about the extent of damage from the quake, which had a reported […]