Disaster in Puerto Rico and the Orange Idiot focuses on the NFL

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  1. Rex

    Rex Founding Member

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    Puerto Ricans, in case you don't know, are AMERICANS.

    Even Fox News is reporting that the relief effort has been embarrassingly and catastrophically slow.

    Gerald Rivera to Shep Smith: “It is mind-boggling how slow the relief effort has been. There has been one relief flight all day yesterday. It doesn’t seem the pedal has been put to the medal if you get my meaning. This is a catastrophe.”
     
  2. tirk

    tirk im the lyrical jessie james

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    Metal.
     
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  3. Rex

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  4. Bengal B

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    They should have picked a better time for their disaster. With Harvey and Irma so recent all the relief money is tied up.
     
  5. Bengal B

    Bengal B Founding Member

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    It's true. He did show respect. Probably because I rooted for him over the American runner.
     
  6. Rex

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    Sure, back in August before Orange Shitgibbon started all this nonsense. Before the NFL en masse sided with Colin Kaepernick.

    And while Puerto Rico is dying and begging the asshole is STILL preoccupied with the National Anthem and the NFL.
     
  7. mancha

    mancha Alabama morghulis

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    From The Atlantic:
    Is the Federal Government Doing Enough for Puerto Rico?
    There are some signs that the federal relief effort is starting to achieve its first goal of bringing resources to the scene. In a release Monday, FEMA noted some of what it has deployed: 330 staffers from the Department of Health and Human Services; Army Corps of Engineers staff; EPA officials; and a range of Department of Defense assistance, including helicopters and planes. A depot has been established to gather goods. A FEMA spokeswoman tweeted Tuesday afternoon that the agency had provided 4 million meals, 6 million liters of water, and thousands of tarps and rolls of roof sheeting.

    Getting adequate support in the months and years after a major disaster is a constant battle for stricken areas. There’s a real risk that Puerto Rico, having been beaten and soaked by Maria, could find itself high and dry after the storm. It’s also possible that within a few days, the scale of disaster in Puerto Rico will prove to be even more catastrophic than it immediately appears. At this stage, however, it’s still too early to render a judgment on the federal response.


    From Reuters:
    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-...rto-rico-discounting-complaints-idUSKCN1C11ZP

    “They have responded very quickly,” he (the Gov of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rossello) told Reuters by telephone, adding that he has spoken often with the president since the storm hit. He cited swift disaster declarations issued by Trump and a six-month waiver of FEMA’s cost-sharing requirements.

    “He has been very much concerned with the situation in Puerto Rico,” Rossello said of Trump. “But they’re conscious we still need more resources to the island.”


    Six days after the storm hit, much of the island remains inaccessible, communication is difficult and fuel is in short supply.

    U.S. Air Force Colonel Michael Valle, helping with the relief effort, said supplies have been flowing into the island at the rate of one airplane load per hour since Friday, but distribution remained a problem.

    From Rex:
    Blah blah blah. I hate Trump. Blah blah blah.
     
  8. Bengal B

    Bengal B Founding Member

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    I was talking about Usain Bolt.
     
  9. mctiger

    mctiger closet claustrophic Staff Member

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    So was @Rex . He's saying Bolt supported the flag before "Orange Shitgibbon" started talking about it.

    "Orange Shitgibbon".....gotta admit, that's creative. But then again, a gibbon is a primate. I wonder what Rexie would think of someone if they called Obama a gibbon, shitty or otherwise. He might find that even more offensive than "son of a bitch." Of course, as a good enlightened liberal, he can call anyone else anything he wants. #doublestandard
     
  10. LaSalleAve

    LaSalleAve when in doubt, mumble

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    Lol @ shitgibbon.
     

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