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Response to HiPointDem (Reply #35)

Sat Feb 23, 2013, 04:53 AM

66. Did you read my last sentence? I pretty much

Agree withyou, and would say the same thing.

I am well aware that the Haitian people attempted to free themselves before any other collection of enslaved people did so in this hemisphere, and the USA shot their plans for freedom down, and have been doing it ever since.

But in terms of the latest series of rescue efforts, it really is a hugely difficult problem to understand. Rolling Stone had one of their reporters write about the issues involved several years back - and then Sean Penn defended Clinton against the criticisms that the reporter had detailed.

I don't know what the answer is. The situation reminds me of the proverb of the blind men and the elephant. One person can see it one way; someone else can see it another. It would totally be great if the money spent had resulted in new and decent housing for people, but there, one of the problems is, whose land be utilized for these housing developments? The land that would actually be good land, in terms of not being in a flash flooding area, for such needed developments, belongs to private owners who don't want that to happen to "their land."

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