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Judi Lynn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-22-05 03:03 AM
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7. People watched with horror and dread as we saw Bush's plan for Haiti
coming to life. Many were praying the rest of the world would somehow intervene, but by then, almost everyone was too terrified, wondering just how much power Bush had gathered for himself, and how much hell he was capable of inflicting on a suffering world. No one dared come forward to speak in Haiti's defense, while EVERYONE knew what lay ahead. No one outside the CBC:
Shortly after Bush made his remarks, Black Caucus members rushed to the White House to express concern at what they say is Bush's refusal to preserve the democratically elected government in Haiti. They first met US National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice and ultimately demanded to meet with Bush. Secretary of State Colin Powell and White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card were there as well. This comes a day after Ira Kurzban, the lawyer for the Haitian government, said on this program that the US is arming and training the paramilitaries currently fighting to topple Aristide's government.
http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=04/02/26/161...

To make matters worse, he surrounded Haiti with an armada to make sure not one of the desperate Haitians trying to escape the bloodbath would be able to make it off the island to get to Cuba, Jamaica, Bahamas, or the U.S. They were fed right back into the island as if into a tree shredder. You know how George hates cruelty.

Haiti has feared Bushes as they know what the FIRST Bush did to Aristide, their elected leader. They knew that after Clinton had returned Aristide to office after the first Bush took him out, that the son of a Bush would be driven to reinforce his father's act.

And look at how much good it has done. Just read it and weep. We have only to turn to George W. Bush, to find the one to thank: Bush and the Republicans. They've managed to make life so much more hellish for Haitians than it was after the first Bush got through with them.



God help these children. Maybe help will come when enough countries have petitioned the U.N., although American right-wingers will raise holy hell if anyone lifts a finger to help these brutalized, sad, abused young people.
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