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[26 Jan 2010 | Comments Off | ]

Political pundits use the tragedy in Haiti to take shots at their opponents
I usually use this column to give my take on certain political issues, but the time for a column focused solely on politics is not now. I wish I could say the same for Rachel Maddow, Rush Limbaugh, and Pat Robertson. The sobering scenes following the 7.0 magnitude earthquake, which both destroyed the already subpar infrastructure of Haiti and claimed the lives of thousands of Haitians, serves as a reminder that destruction can strike at anytime and anywhere, …

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[26 Jan 2010 | Comments Off | ]

SBP Robbins announces community-wide initiative to raise thousands for victims
“You’re buried alive. You can’t scream. You wonder if anyone will come…”
These were the words of a lucky survivor sharing the horrific details of being buried alive beneath concrete in the aftermath of the earthquake that hit the Caribbean island of Haiti at 5:00pm on the 12th of January 2010. The former French colony is the poorest nation in the western hemisphere. The devastating earthquake that recorded an astounding 7 on the Richter scale—considered a major disaster—only helped further deteriorate the …