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Haiti..Blessing is disquise??

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posted on Jan, 14 2010 @ 12:22 PM
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Before i proceed...I want to state that what just happened there is devastating to say the least...so much suffering...it saddens me.

the blessing?...Haiti is and has been a failed state...one of, if not the poorest country in the world. I don't know why they are unable to establish any form of society and government...i just know they haven't.

The blessing (a hard blessing to be sure) is that their infrastructure has been demolished, it is an opportunity to rebuild, renew, and take control of their own affairs. What they had was nothing...now they can free themselvs and move forward anew.

It won't be over-night or even in years...but it took the US years to progress and we are still trying to get it right. As it was, they had no future...they can now try to establish a new future without the greed, the graft, and the primitive structure that devoured their country before.

Maybe we are seeing the re-birth of a beautiful nation with good people who can determine their own future.

As far as US help...i'm hoping that when the US has another catastrophe...we will respond to our own with the same speed as we have Haiti...unlike when Katrina struck.




posted on Jan, 14 2010 @ 12:26 PM
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Blessing may be the wrong word. Try opportunity instead. I hear what your saying. It could very well turn out to be a great opportunity for them to turn it around.



posted on Jan, 14 2010 @ 12:42 PM
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Originally posted by concernedcitizan
Blessing may be the wrong word. Try opportunity instead. I hear what your saying. It could very well turn out to be a great opportunity for them to turn it around.



Opportunity breeds opportunists. Backwater hellholes like Haiti have plenty of those. Expect this disaster to spawn only more sorrow, greed, and anguish.



posted on Jan, 14 2010 @ 12:42 PM
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I sure hope so. It will take a lot of help from the world community, but yeah, that's the hopeful way of looking at things. I know Obama has ordered that the next 3 days be solely search and recovery, then there will be an almost incomprehensible amount of grief, and we'll see after that. This is our neighborhood, so I hope we do things the American way.

Best,
Skunknuts



posted on Jan, 14 2010 @ 12:51 PM
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It'd be cool if this became a chance to give Haitians a fighting chance through regeneration. International aid and response times have been impressive. The UK had 70 specialist fire and rescue guys flying there within 5 hours with all their equipment and sniffer dogs. Obama's managed to surpass Bush's New Orleans response time by weeks.

A colleague left Haiti 6 years ago and has settled in England. He hasn't heard from most of his relatives still there yet. I don't know how detailed the US reports are. The BBC radio correspondents are describing total horror, but add that all through the night they can hear people singing songs and hymns.

A seismologist explained that the science described the fault line containing the stored energy of 8.2 on the Richter scale. This means that the power of the quake indicates all of that energy has been released. There shouldn't be another one like that.

It's such a terrible disaster that it feels almost inappropriate discussing it on a forum.



posted on Jan, 14 2010 @ 01:01 PM
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I see your point but at the same time, at the cost of so many????

If it was an act of God, and i sincerely h ope it was, i'm sure he has plans and there's a purpose. I can only hope.



posted on Jan, 14 2010 @ 01:26 PM
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They had/have a society that was/is just as fine- look at these stats-


Today, Haiti's reputation is undeserved, say security analysts and officials from the U.N. peacekeeping mission. They argue that Haiti is no more violent than any other Latin American country. "It's a big myth," said Fred Blaise, spokesman for the U.N. police force in Haiti. "Port-au-Prince is no more dangerous than any big city. You can go to New York and get pickpocketed and held at gunpoint."

He may not be a totally objective and disinterested observer. How about this:

Reliable statistics are scarce in Haiti, but U.N. data indicate that the country could be among the safest in the region. The U.N. peacekeeping mission recorded 487 homicides in Haiti last year, or about 5.6 per 100,000 people.


The homicide rate in the US was 9.8 per 100,000 during 1979-1981 and 5.4 per 100,000 by 2008. Not much different from Haiti, compare that with the rest of the Carribean:


A U.N.-World Bank study last year estimated the Caribbean's average homicide rate at 30 per 100,000, with Jamaica registering nearly nine times as many — 49 homicides per 100,000 people — as those recorded by the United Nations in Haiti.

In 2006, the neighboring Dominican Republic notched more than four times more homicides per capita than those registered in Haiti: 23.6 per 100,000, according to the Central American Observatory on Violence. Even the United States would appear to have a higher homicide rate: 5.7 per 100,000 in 2006, according to the U.S. Justice Department.


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Well there you go, its neighbour the Dominican Republic has more murders.

Haiti does not need any 'CHANGE' or 'HOPE' sold to them by the UN or the NWO. Haitians need to guide their own destiny. It's their own country, they kicked out the French out on their own, and earthquakes happen all the time.

Haitians DO NOT NEED the media suggesting that because they went against whites and the French or because their revolutionary leaders supposedly made a deal with the devil, the devil punished them with poverty and an earthquake.

The media is misdirecting people's attention from the embargoes and red tape that kept Haiti in poverty...

The average religious Haitian will believe that somehow, God is angry at them and that they must 'Change' and if the 'Change' is packaged by the NWO, then bright red flags should start popping up.

It's a tragedy that this happened but the government should be more interested in actually getting people the supplies, like airdrops rather than give people supplies only in exchange for a change in their society or to separate them

"Here, you want food? Put this RFID chip in you, and then go to this camp."

Haitians have been hungry because of government red tape holding up food supplies in ports, and the red tape is a result of the drug war in the mainland Americas.

Give Haiti Food and medicine and tents, but leave them alone.


[edit on 14-1-2010 by star in a jar]



posted on Jan, 14 2010 @ 01:42 PM
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I found something rather ...interesting....i'm posting it just for the heck of it



It is a matter of well-documented historical fact that the nation of Haiti was dedicated to Satan 200 years ago. On August 14, 1791, a group of houngans (voodoo priests), led by a former slave houngan named Boukman, made a pact with the Devil at a place called Bois-Caiman. All present vowed to exterminate all of the white Frenchmen on the island. They sacrificed a black pig in a voodoo ritual at which hundreds of slaves drank the pig’s blood. In this ritual, Boukman asked Satan for his help in liberating Haiti from the French. In exchange, the voodoo priests offered to give the country to Satan for 200 years and swore to serve him. On January 1, 1804, the nation of Haiti was born and thus began a new demonic tyranny.





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