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Puerto Rico fires two more officials after
Hurricane Maria aid found unused amid
current earthquake aftermath

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Posted By: earlybird, 1/20/2020 12:32:33 PM

The pallets of bedding, food and medical supplies sat wrapped in plastic and unused in a warehouse for more than two years while Puerto Ricans suffered through the aftermath of a devastating hurricane and, recently, an earthquake. Now their discovery has triggered a political firestorm. On Sunday, Puerto Rico Gov. Wanda Vázquez fired two more officials in the most recent development since anger broke out over a viral video showing unused emergency supplies – allegedly left-over aid from Hurricane Maria – sitting in a warehouse in the southern coastal city of Ponce.“There are thousands of people who made sacrifices to bring aid to the south and it’s unforgivable that resources

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Disgusting. A corrupt hell-hole.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: earlybird 1/20/2020 12:36:01 PM (No. 293400)
No one might have known had a person not videoed the rip-off of the stored materials and posted it on Facebook. Have a look at the photos.. The video, posted live by blogger Lorenzo Delgado, shows a warehouse filled with water bottles, cots, baby food and other basic supplies that had apparently been sitting there since Hurricane Maria battered the U.S. territory in September 2017. A group of people is then seen breaking in and distributing the supplies.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Clinger 1/20/2020 12:39:08 PM (No. 293402)
Funny, people spending other peoples money on yet other people and they don't give a damn. You don't suppose that's why socialism fails do you?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: RedWhite&Blue2 1/20/2020 1:03:16 PM (No. 293418)
President Trump was right! The left and their sock puppet media were wrong...as usual. Stop your network of lies! Veterans for truth Veterans for Trump 2020
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Troutgreen 1/20/2020 1:14:02 PM (No. 293425)
So now somebody please find that odious lady mayor of governor or whatever she is and stick a microphone under her nose. You remember her.... she was the one that immediately screamed about Trump being a racist and insensitive and all sorts of awful things. Can we call her out for her lies? And her corruption?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Fasteddie 1/20/2020 1:42:54 PM (No. 293449)
Well, not really their fault. They just hadn't had time to find a black-market buyer yet.....
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Reply 6 - Posted by: DVC 1/20/2020 1:44:10 PM (No. 293450)
The only thing that will change is the names. The System will remain exactly as it was. It is PR, a sink for endless US money. Free PR! Release them from their bondage.....and us from paying them.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: dwa 1/20/2020 4:42:16 PM (No. 293552)
This seems like typical Democrat action to me. They will hurt their own people in order to try to make a political point to hurt Trump. In this case, holding aid from the people that need it in order to push Dem talking points that Trump is racist and doesn't care about people. I put nothing past Democrats.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Anaverageguy 1/20/2020 4:59:38 PM (No. 293561)
We are stuck with PR and they know it. The "country" of Puerto Rico would become Cuba part 2. A staging area for Russia ,China or some Middle Eastern terrorist group.... Shine the light on the corruption and give the voters a real choice..
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Reply 9 - Posted by: DVC 1/20/2020 5:52:06 PM (No. 293605)
#8, at this point, I'd welcome China taking over PR. They'd be sorry.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: bighambone 1/20/2020 5:57:16 PM (No. 293612)
Of course until caught short they were fraudulently blaming President Trump!
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Reply 11 - Posted by: wsdiego 1/20/2020 5:58:44 PM (No. 293614)
I'd rather be a red neck than a pinko commie!
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Reply 12 - Posted by: wsdiego 1/20/2020 6:02:47 PM (No. 293617)
previous thread! I don't know how I was switched!
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Reply 13 - Posted by: ZeldaFitzg 1/20/2020 6:14:23 PM (No. 293627)
One of the worst problems for us is that PRs can freely immigrate to the mainland U.S. and already as U.S. citizens, become Dem voters in state and national elections.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: 100percentTexan 1/20/2020 6:38:05 PM (No. 293648)
I am in favor of granting PR independence. I am against granting them statehood.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: cor-vet 1/20/2020 7:02:26 PM (No. 293667)
And that honest, ethical Senator from New Jersey, Menendez, is hollering at PDT to send aid (money) to PR after the recent earth quakes.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: kayworthy 1/20/2020 9:23:00 PM (No. 293717)
It's time to sell Puerto Rico and buy the less corrupt Greenland.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: judy 1/21/2020 4:11:33 AM (No. 293842)
Gee maybe Melendez & the dems should pay another visit to Puerto Rico to ask for more aid to be stored in warehouses! Did the media ask any dems about this? After all they requested additional millions .
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