How about being honest Sean. We are one of the most generous nations on earth. No, we do no need an opportunity to return to our dignity thank you very much. At your last interview I saw, you were proud of your Socialist parents. Fine, but there are other countries that need to step up, and you cannot expect to take all of my pie to fulfill your political ideals. Haiti needs to rid itself of its corruption. I use to give to Doctors without Borders, but I found out they have to pay a “steep fee” to gain access. Food is locked up in storage and will not be released unless a bribe. See, we live in a capitalistic society, I like it that way. I intend to keep it that way. So if you are not proud of our Country, that is just too bad.
When speaking in Washington about the status of re-building Haiti one year after its devastating earthquake, Academy award-winning actor Sean Penn said “a re-born Haiti will spark a new generation” of “American might through dignity.” Penn argues that America has an “opportunity” in Haiti to help “return” its “dignity not only internally but globally.”
According to the United Agency for International Development (USAID), theUnited States is the largest contributor of aid to Haiti since the 2010 earthquake, donating $712,727,890. This does not include the close to $1 Billion in Aid Americans have given via non-profits. The international community pledged $5.3 billion Wednesday forearthquake-shattered Haiti over the next two years,
So why did Bill Clinton and everyone else fail in Haiti? The reason is fairly simple.
There is no central authority there. The police are corrupt. There’s no army, and many politicians are thieves. In slums like City Soleil, neighborhoods are run by drug dealers, voodoo priests or common extortionists.
Say relief workers give food and clothing directly to Haitians in need. Odds are as soon as the relief person leaves, a thug will steal the charity from the poor person. Block by block in Haiti, gangsters rule, and the people are powerless to do anything about it. If you fight the criminals, you and your family will be brutalized.
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