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What I Saw in the Floodwaters of Houston
American Thinker, by By Hugh Reynolds

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Posted By:ScarletPimpernel, 10/16/2017 12:22:55 PM

John Nolte´s superb article in Breitbart, "Houston Proves Everything the MSM Says about Our ´Divided´ Country Is a Lie" (September 4, 2017) prompted me to tell my own story. My family and I spent many hours in early September helping out at the "Mega-Shelter" for flood victims in downtown Dallas. What I experienced there was like nothing I have ever seen. The Responders and the Services The response of Texans, and Americans from all across the country, to the catastrophic Houston flooding proves the power and resilience of the human spirit. The magnitude of the logistics, the care, and yes,

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This is the America we know and love, the one that gives hope and shines a light to the rest of the world. This is ordinary people helping those in need, those they don´t even know. It is also the America one that the Left hates and desires to dismantle. As long as there are more Americans who demonstrate the kindness and generosity documented in the article, the Left is going to face a formidable adversary.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mickturn, 10/16/2017 12:44:48 PM     (No. 11418991)

No Surprise for us Texans...let´s see Californication respond!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jinx, 10/16/2017 1:09:23 PM     (No. 11419045)

What a wonderful story. A must read.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ilovedogs, 10/16/2017 1:15:15 PM     (No. 11419056)

Heartening

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Reply 4 - Posted by: dvc, 10/16/2017 4:47:25 PM     (No. 11419264)

Great to hear more, but it was clear that a whole lot of good folks pitched in when needed.

Too bad that it didn´t happen in PR.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: opsimath, 10/16/2017 4:50:26 PM     (No. 11419268)

FTA:"Funny: I didn´t see anyone there from Black Lives Matter, the Congressional Black Caucus, the Democratic Party, Hollywood libs, or any other social justice warriors out there helping the thousands of black families who had lost everything in the flood. No one but us heartless Christians, conservatives, and other deplorables."

This same sentiment was offered by our pastor as countless volunteers scattered all over southeast and south Texas when Harvey hit.
What I have yet to see is a theoretical dollar figure based on the volunteer hours and gifts given during these disasters. Let´s say if each volunteer´s time could be assigned even minimum wage, the hours "donated" by the number of people who gave of themselves would come to a staggering amount. No government could cover the costs of manpower and goods that were given from the hearts of those who came to rescue and help. And *that* is priceless; *that* is the love that is talked about in Scripture.
This is a "must read."






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