What Does Haiti Have to Show for $13 Billion in Earthquake Aid?

Tracy Connor, NBC News, January 12, 2015

Americans texted tens of millions of dollars in donations and governments gave billions, but five years after an earthquake left corpses and rubble piled across Haiti, 85,000 people still live in crude displacement camps and many more in deplorable conditions.

The disconnect between the massive amount of private and public aid and the poverty, disease and homelessness that still plague the country raises a question that critics say is too difficult to answer: Where did all that money go?

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Ninety-five percent of the 1.5 million people who were in camps in 2010 have been moved, but many of them are still not in permanent housing. At least 200,000 people are in new hillside slums, known as Canaan-Jerusalem, where there are wooden and tin homes but no running water, electricity or sanitation yet.

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In the immediate aftermath of the 7.0-magnitude quake, heart-rending images beamed in from the island to U.S. homes spurred Americans to open their wallets for victims in the poorest country in the Western hemisphere.

They gave $1.4 billion to relief and recovery efforts over the course of the next year, according to an analysis by the Chronicle of Philanthropy. Of that, $32 million alone came in the form of $10 text messages to the American Red Cross.

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The United Nations said that in total $13.34 billion has been earmarked for the crisis through 2020, though two years after the quake, less than half of that amount had actually been released, according to U.N. documents. The U.S. government has allocated $4 billion; $3 billion has already been spent, and the rest is dedicated to longer-term projects.

Some global development analysts say that the spending structure–with the vast majority of money being funneled through foreign contractors instead of the Haitian government or local outfits–has built-in inefficiencies, compounded by a lack of accountability and transparency.

The U.S. Agency for International Development, which oversees the aid program, says using experienced Beltway-based firms that could move quickly in the beginning was a necessity, but acknowledges that more should go to local entities. The new goal is to put 17 percent of funding in Haitian hands.

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The USAID list of expenditures includes: emergency food for 4 million, temporary shelter for 1.5 million, 2.7 million cubic meters of rubble removed, 600 classrooms created, construction of a power plant for a new U.S.-brokered factory park, support for 160 health clinics, funding to arrest a cholera outbreak that killed nearly 9,000, better technology for farmers, and the creation of permanent housing.

The housing program can hardly be branded a success, though. A government audit in 2013 found that USAID underestimated how much would be needed for settlements, ballooned the budget from $59 million to $97 million while cutting its goal from 15,000 houses to 2,649. It’s put up about 900 so far.

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In the meantime, there are still 85,000 people in displacement camps–half of which did not have latrines, according to a 2014 UN report.

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USAID also scrapped plans to build a new port in northeastern Haiti after delays mounted, projected costs skyrocketed, and it became apparent shippers would not use it–and, as the Miami Herald reported, after it spent $4.5 million on feasibility studies.

Audits of other contracts have also highlighted problems with small projects. A North Carolina company that was paid $12.9 million to develop a Creole-based school curriculum got poor grades from US AID’s inspector general, who noted that some team members didn’t even speak French.

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Then there’s the troubling case of Fugees rapper Wyclef Jean’s Yele Haiti charity, which took in $16 million in 2010 on the strength of his star-power, and spent more than $4 million on internal expenses like salaries, consultants, travel and office and warehouse expenses. Sean Penn’s J/P Haitian Relief Organization spent just 10 percent of its revenue on those kind of overhead costs.

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  • What does Haiti have to show for $13bn in Earthquake Aid?

    All the warlords have new BMWs and their wives and side women got to go on shopping sprees at Needless Markup.

  • MekongDelta69

    “What Does Haiti Have to Show for $13 Billion in Earthquake Aid?”

    A few very rich voodoo ‘doctors.’

    • nBmnp

      Come on, you think they are still rich after all these years (or rather: after all these weeks)?

      The cash surely has already “trickled down” to various hookers and drug dealers.

  • Easyrhino

    “What Does Haiti Have to Show for $13 Billion in Earthquake Aid?”

    Probably the same as leaders of African countries that are handed US tax-dollars with no strings:

    Homes in Switzerland and the south of France along with a fleet of Mercedes for extended family members.

  • TruthBeTold

    In the meantime, there are still 85,000 people in displacement
    camps–half of which did not have latrines, according to a 2014 UN
    report.

    Good heavens. They can’t even dig holes in the ground?

    • Reynardine

      Digging is racist because it reminds them of plantations and slavery.

      • bilderbuster

        Why didn’t Mexicans go there to do the jobs that the Haitians don’t want?

        • Samuel Hathaway

          Good question. Mexicans, being Mexicans, aren’t nearly as dumb as white, left-wing, multicultis who would slit your throat just for having a benign opinion that going to Haiti would be like visiting another planet that stinks like raw sewage with barely a hint of humanity.

          • Charles Martel

            Haiti shares the island of Hispaniola with the Dominican Republic. The DR has a bustling tourist industry and functioning infrastructure. Same island, same climate, etc. – why is one country so messed up? We know the answer. . .

          • propagandaoftruth

            The DR is a fascinating place. After being conquered and raped by Haiti they threw off Haitian rule and have been trying to scrub that stain ever since.

            Many Dominicans remind me of Pastor David Manning types regarding blacks although they strenuously assert their own whiteness regardless of genetics.

            Which says to me that even some effects of black genetics can be overcome if White civilization is admired and “blackness” is eschewed.

          • TruthBeTold

            Go to google maps and do a satellite view of the island. You can see the Port au Prince slums.

    • Lygeia

      See above.

    • Albert

      Hard to feel sympathy for peeps who would rather walk knee deep in filth and disease than go through the trouble of digging a simple hole in the ground.

  • DaveMed

    Don’t worry, fellas! Any century now!

    • Mary

      Since it’s Haiti, that may be too optimistic. One of those mega-disasters will likely have destroyed Earth before then.

      • Many of those islands are volcanic. Montserrat had a fine eruption starting in 1995. Of course the locals rioted.

        • Mary

          I remember that. Any disaster is a fine and dandy excuse for a riot.

          • Charles Martel

            Volcanoes be racist!

          • texasoysterman

            Durn it! Didn’t see your post before I put mine up.

        • texasoysterman

          Volcanos beez rayciss.

    • propagandaoftruth

      The disconnect between the massive amount of private and public aid and the poverty, disease and homelessness that still plague the country raises a question that critics say is too difficult to answer: Where did all that money go?
      —————–
      One day some space aliens showed up and picked out two Germans, two Japanese, and two blacks to evaluate. They placed each pair in sealed rooms with nothing but a couple of bowling balls. A week later they came back to check in.

      To the amazement of the space aliens the Germans had made a shiny BMW. Excited, they went to the Japanese and there found a perfectly functional Sony stereo system!

      At this point they were ready to let Earth into the Galactic Federation when they stopped in to see what wonderous creation the blacks had come up with.

      One bowling ball was busted open, the other lost…

      So much for the Galactic Federation of Intelligent Species. 2 out of 3 don’t cut it.

    • The rallying cry of Cubs fans.

    • Canadian Friend

      According to the best science we have the black race has been around at least 150,000 years ( white race around 40,000) yet in all of those 150,000 they never managed to build a civilization, discover the wheel or come up with a written language…

      We can throw billions of dollars at them it will not change their DNA.

  • ‘Some global development analysts say that the spending structure–with
    the vast majority of money being funneled through foreign contractors
    instead of the Haitian government or local outfits–has built-in
    inefficiencies, compounded by a lack of accountability and transparency.’

    Yeah, I’m sure giving the money directly to the Haitian gov would have resulted in much higher efficiency.

    • MBlanc46

      They might have stolen it more efficiently.

      • bilderbuster

        It would have cut out many a middle man.

  • Sue

    Haiti, 85,000 people still live in crude
    displacement camps and many more in deplorable conditions.
    What are they trying to say? Sounds like any large American city.

    • Sounds like Haiti pre-quake.

      • phorning

        That was my first question, what percentage of Haitians didn’t have running water or electricity before the earthquake?

      • TruthBeTold

        Exactly. What changed?

        • bilderbuster

          The earthquake rearranged the mess.

  • Ograf

    It is easier to sit around stoned on crack cocaine and marijuana then it is to try and figure out how to nail a shack together. After all the suckers will keep on sending $$, Why should we as proud Haitians work for anything ?

    • Seems like there should be an opportunity for an enterprising young man in Haiti, plenty of market niches.

      • Sick of it

        Should be an easy government to take over.

        • dd121

          Who would want to?

        • You’d have to fight the US, too.

          • Sick of it

            As if that will stop the next dictator who does just that. Blacks don’t think ahead.

    • They also had a cholera outbreak because the locals are (1) too lazy to dig latrines, and (2) too lazy to boil water before drinking it. “Hep me, hep me; I be starbin’!”

      • TruthBeTold

        They can’t boil water anymore. They cut down all their trees.

      • Alexandra1973

        Funny thing is, over here they seem to have boiling water at the ready, how many times have we heard about them turning their kids into “ghetto lobster”?

      • Jesse_from_Sweden

        They can’t boil water.
        The one guy who knew the recipe died in the earthquake.

    • MBlanc46

      I should think that they’re probably lower on the IQ scale than Afro-Americans, which puts figuring out just about anything beyond their capacity.

  • Mary

    My son’s preschool teacher talked me into donating. I’d like my $10 back now, please.

    • dd121

      You should have stood up for your principles and asked her what blacks have ever done for whites.

      • Reynardine

        The common “answer” to that is “they’ll help us when we’re in need and they’ll be kind to us when they’re in power.”

        BWAHAHAHA, that’s real likely.

        • The US Afritard Occupation Government charitably ran guns to the Mexican narcos, a.k.a. “Fast & Furious”. Does that count?

      • Mary

        Probably. I’ll just chalk it up to a pregnancy-induced judgment lapse.

      • DaveMed

        Essentially a variation on that good old Sam Dickson bit.

    • Who Me?

      Don’t donate valuables to anything while pregnant, and never, ever donate money that is going to “negro aid”. I’m still looking for a reputable charity, that is run BY White people, FOR White people only. I’d love to “feed the children”, or help with hospital costs for WHITES. Same for organ donation, which at present is NOT indicated on my ID. But I already donate far too much, via forced taxation, to feeding, clothing and entertaining darkies.

  • Truthseeker

    Haiti truly is a nation built on genocide. White genocide. Knowing that history, it’s hard for me to feel much sympathy for them. They destroyed the genetic material that made things work, their descendants can deal with the consequences.

    • Lygeia

      Haitians don’t allow white people to own land in their country (of course, at this point, who would want to?). They don’t get a dime from me.

    • MBlanc46

      I’m afraid that I have a very hard time working up sympathy for the planter class in pre-Revolutionary Haiti.

      • bilderbuster

        They didn’t have to slaughter every last woman and child and death was especially hard and brutal for the women.

        • MBlanc46

          Slave uprisings are often not very pretty.

          • bilderbuster

            I’m siding with the French anyways.

          • MBlanc46

            You’re a bit late, I’m afraid.

          • bilderbuster

            True.
            And I have no sympathy for the Haitians.

          • MBlanc46

            I certainly don’t lose any sleep over them (or the Nigerians, or the Cameroonians, or the Sudanese, or the Somalis…). But I will admit to feeling a twinge of sympathy for their having to try to live in modern, technological society when they just don’t have the mental capacity to do so.

    • Canadian Friend

      It is more or less the same in South Africa, once blacks kicked out most whites or killed them and took control, the country has become the rape and murder capital of the world, to name a few things that got worse…

  • JohnEngelman

    Haiti has the same thing to show for $13 billion in earthquake aid that we have to show for all the money spent on War on Poverty Programs: more illegitimate black children.

    • Reynardine

      A brief economic observation about charity in general: aren’t we usually incentivizing the poor state that they’re in just by giving?

      • Charles Martel

        True of the Palestinian Authority as well. A “country” based on charity.

  • Rhialto

    I wonder why NBC is publicizing the Haiti aid fiasco. Most Americans, particularly the NBC News audience, have forgotten all about it.

    • See The Future

      distraction

      • bilderbuster

        And to reinforce White guilt.
        You know. Greedy Whites stole money from the Haitian victims.
        Now give more.

        • LexiconD1

          “NO”, which is what I said when I was bombarded with “give $10 to Haiti relief”…I’d never give one cent.

          I wont even give to a charity here. I’m sure any given would go to a ‘Hispanic’ or black…no thanks.

    • dd121

      Criticizing blacks for reasons of corruption, stupidity and incompetence is not part of the leftist narrative. You’ll never see that story investigated.

      • Charles Martel

        More to the point, it’s not news. Like a white guy who strays into a black neighborhood and gets beaten and robbed. That’s like the sun rising in the east!

        • dd121

          It’s news for the guy it happens to.

  • jim

    I heard a couple of stories about this over the weekend. One, on NPR, barely touched on the facts in this story. Instead painting a rosy picture of what Haiti can do in the future. Pathetic.

    • Mary

      Haiti: A diamond in the rough. A vast source of untapped potential. Sure, maybe with an entirely new demographic. No other way.

      • Reynardine

        Haiti was once the crown jewel of the French empire when the French ruled it.

        Now it’s the laughingstock and pity pit of the world.

      • Samuel Hathaway

        The Swiss, being the Swiss, would have Haiti cleaned up and running in 5-10 years. but only if they could be left alone to do their work without living in constant fear of the multi-cultis condemning them as racists for cleaning up the world from what primitives left behind.

        • Charles Martel

          The natives will have run it back into the ground with a few months after the Swiss leave however (see Rhodesia)

    • MBlanc46

      NPR would do that, wouldn’t they? If NPR is still around in 20 years, they’ll be running the same story.

      • Reynardine

        “2-nite on da Nigga Publik Radios, we done gone tell you about Tyrone’s new babymomma, but before dat here beez some classical music by 2-pac.”

        • MannyR

          The sad thing is you’ve just gone 25 years into the future.

          • Usually Much Calmer

            Seven was my guess.

    • Dave West

      Oh yes! Libtards and their faith in the mythical hidden talent among blacks. It’s actually kind of cute!

  • IstvanIN

    For that 13 billion we have more Haitians in the US.
    The only thing that would clean up Haiti would be a tidal wave that hits the beach on the Atlantic coast and doesn’t stop until it reaches the Caribbean.

    • bilderbuster

      Your right.
      AIDS couldn’t even make a dent in Haiti’s population.

      • IstvanIN

        Blacks multiple faster than HIV.

        • Reynardine

          Blacks multiply so fast, in fact, that they’re building an immunity to HIV, a disease only properly identified within the last 30 years.

          Think about that.

          • See The Future

            They pass it on to our white women

          • IstvanIN

            Really, yikes! Wish I could say what I am thinking right now.

  • dd121

    Let me see, 13 billion dollars divided between 1.5 million blacks. There just isn’t that much to steal.

    • I think that’s 10.5 million blacks in Haiti, but this should still have left them with a bit over 12 million dollars each. With $12 million, you or I would be very, very happy.

      • Scott Rosen

        Twelve Hundred?

      • Bill Moore

        Hello MIchael Christopher Scott,

        Seems to me that 13 billion divided by 1.5 million Africans would be about $10,000 each.

        Whatever it was, it was a complete waste of money.

        Suppose you were a Caucasian trying to live there. If you took some of that money and planted a garden, the surrounding Africans would not only steal the ripe fruit, but destroy the plants as well.

        That’s just the way Africans are. I’ve been around them, and they’re just like that.

        Bill Moore

        • Charles Martel

          Just like the white-owned farms in Rhodesia. As soon as the blacks took them over, they were stripped of anything that might have value. I recall reading that in one farmhouse, the natives pried the tiles off the floor!

  • dd121

    The article is about “the money”; not the pathology of blacks.

  • Tim_in_Indiana

    I’m proud to say I never donated a nickel to Haiti.

    At least not voluntarily.

  • Reynardine

    What is severely neglected by any mainstream media is follow-up articles. That’s because follow up articles like this really reveal the stark facts about these people.

    It’s an entire race with a “it’s free, swipe yo ebt” mentality.

  • A Freespeechzone

    Africa in the Carribbean; how could anyone expect donations would rebuild Haiti?

    Whitey never learns.

  • Lygeia

    Haitians can’t even bury their dead, which is one of the seven Noahide laws that are required of people in a civilized country.

    There was a story in the Daily Mail yesterday about a dog who her buried her dead puppy and then refused to leave the grave site.

    Draw your own conclusions.

    • Reynardine

      Neanderthals buried their dead too, and even placed funerary flowers in said graves.

    • John

      We Europeans got along fine for millennium without those so called “wonderful” Judaic-ally inspired Noahide laws. The only reason “civilized” countries embrace these atrocious philosophies is the same reason the US gives 3 billion a year to Israel with no strings attached. The politicians are bought and sold. Read on for some specifics.

      “Under the Talmud’s counterfeit Noahide Laws, the worship of Jesus is forbidden
      under penalty of death, since such worship of Christ is condemned by Judaism as
      idolatry. Meanwhile various forms of incest are permitted under the Talmudic
      understanding of the Noahide code. (Enziklopediya Talmudit, note 1, pp.
      351-352).

      The Talmud also states the penalty for disobedience: “One additional element of
      greater severity is that violation of any one of the seven laws subjects the
      Noahide to capital punishment by decapitation. (Sanh. 57A)”
      If you believe the Noahide laws are some kind of “virtuous” system of world view, then you’ve been subjected to Brew propaganda overload. Otherwise, you’re a member of the club and they’re the only ones that benefit from these atrocities.

      • MannyR

        Anti Smite! How dare you! Millions were killed by General DeathsHead in the Shoah! Only when the glorious Communist army and BJ Blascowitz came to Gods chosen peoples aid did the slaughter cease! May your children die 10, 000 deaths!

      • Alexandra1973

        The Talmud is like Catholic canon law–they claim to be part of Judaism and Christianity, respectively, but both are really just traditions of men.

        Jews need to ditch the Talmud and start reading the Torah.

        On that note, I learned a few interesting things. Jews had been punished big-time by God for idolatry, and they took things to the other extreme, so to speak, and got super-paranoid.

        • John

          Interesting analogy. Never occurred to me before but true nontheless. Jews are incorrigible. The Talmud has been part and parcel of their scam since the rabbis started compiling it in Babylonia during the first 1/2 of the first millennium. This Talmud/ Torah issue is one of the reasons that Ethiopian Jews have been discouraged from moving to Israel. They were isolated from their coreligionists for so long, they have no “tradition of the Talmud”. The other reason of course, is that their black.

      • Julius Caesar

        Reported to the ADL, JIDF, AIPAC, JDL, Jewish Lobby and Mossad for antisemitism.

        • John

          Jesus, it took ’em long enough. I’ve been trying for years to get on the ADL’s top 10 list. You do know they’ve been collecting dossiers on Americans for years. This fact was outed years ago, and then buried in the media. I believe the FBI found the evidence after exercising a search warrant on their SF offices for an unrelated matter.

          • Julius Caesar

            I do recall, actually. Read it on /pol/. Something tells me you might be someone who lurked.

          • John

            Never heard of /pol/ before now but I just looked it up and it’s unlikely you’ll be seeing me there much. Interface is confusing as hell to my way of thinking but, to give the devil his due, the subjects up for discussion looked to be more than a little interesting.

          • Julius Caesar

            See, I don’t actually visit the site any longer. Stopped a few years ago. The content you would have gotten say…3 or 4 years ago was top notch. Any more it’s just a joke with an occasional gem of a thread. When the site was largely un-moderated the discussions were quite in depth and informative. Now with Social Justice mods and…other garbage, it’s just not worth visiting.

  • B.A_2014

    At least 200,000 people are in new hillside slums, known as Canaan-Jerusalem, where there are wooden and tin homes but no running water, electricity or sanitation yet.

    So it’s just like before the earthquake hit.

    • bilderbuster

      But the “furniture” did get rearranged.

  • B.A_2014

    I must confess, I rather like Haiti. It has given me plenty of laughs in my twenty five years.

    • bilderbuster

      Living in Miami Beach in the 80s & 90s their stinky boats used to come ashore quite a often and the smelly Black Haitians would then flee the cops thinking they could mix in among the White beach goers.
      We would watch rust bucket freighters with a crooked tree for a mast sailing for Haiti with decks packed 30′ high with stolen bicycles. In the camps where they kept them and fed them after capture they would eat the toothpaste thinking it was dessert.
      Funny yes, but the damn Haitians invading us was/is no laughing matter.

  • Americaandthewestshouldbewhite

    I regret giving money to these people. I now have stopped giving money to charities, Christian or secular because they only help non whites and not whites. Then these non whites instead of being grateful, complain and accuse whites of being racist.

    • I am Christian and I completely refuse to give to Christian charities that try to feed the third-world, build orphanages, or erect homes for them. This welfare on an international level has got to end.

      • John Smith

        Charity begins at home and we have (white) Americans suffering who should be dealt with first.

    • Reynardine

      Is there a charity somewhere for White South African farmers? I feel a definite need to help my kinsmen there.

      • Americaandthewestshouldbewhite

        Sadly no!

      • Usually Much Calmer

        Yes, there is. It is called Solidarity Helping Hand, formed to aid poor Afrikaners.

        Be very careful though, as other organizations which help black South Africans and Jewish South Africans have appropriated variations of the ‘helping hand/s’ phrase.

  • MBlanc46

    Anyone with any human feeling has to feel a little sorry for the poor Haitians. Only the mulatto elite can muster a bit of organization, and they use it to exploit the black masses, who are at the mercy of all manner of disasters, human and natural.

    • John Smith

      Thus is it in every negro-dominated culture. A few smarter ones take power and funnel the wealth to themselves while the rest live in squalor. It works best when they can blame the white man and shift the buck to him as reason for why the masses suffer.

      • MBlanc46

        It’s the curse of the < 80 IQ.

  • Let’s not forget that the effort to raise all this money originated with two of our own American ass-wipes: Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. I remember a few years back when they tugged on the hearts of gullible Americans to give money to Haiti, and how disgusted I felt knowing that not only would the money be wasted, but that it would only exacerbate welfare on an international level.

  • ViktorNN

    Who could have predicted so much wasted money with so little to show for it?

    • See The Future

      Anyone with half a brain.

  • TheMaskedUnit

    Instead of Haiti, why not fill in unspecified negro population … it is always the same story.

    • Charles Martel

      Yes indeed. Remember the Live Aid concert?

      • John Smith

        I wanted to donate boxes of bullets.

  • See The Future

    Be kind to animals, they are innocent.

    • John Smith

      Lower primates don’t get much sympathy from me, unlike dogs, cats, snakes, worms, amoeba, etc.

  • E. Newton

    13 Billion? Well it is expensive to maintain negroes. If you like them and find them interesting, well then you’ve got to pony up the cash. They are not cheap to keep.

    • Charles Martel

      Except exotic fish are unlikely to beat you to a pulp and rape your wife

  • IKUredux

    Oh please, nigga, where did you expect the money to go?Money to black nations is nothing but money down the toilet. OMG look where all the money that has been sent to africa has gone.I would say down the toilet, but, for the most part they don’t have any.

    This country is in dire straits. If you want to give to charity ,make sure your contribution goes to a White family. Do not ever give money at church. NOT EVER. Give to a local charity that allows you to pick a White recipient.

  • Scott Rosen

    “In the immediate aftermath of the 7.0-magnitude quake, heart-rending
    images beamed in from the island to U.S. homes spurred Americans to open
    their wallets for victims in the poorest country in the Western
    hemisphere.”
    Before it was taken over by Africans, Haiti was the richest country in the Western hemisphere.

    • John Smith

      Negroes drive everything into the ground.

  • MannyR

    And how much could that money have improved your familys lives or your neighbors?. This is the modern day slavery that I write about being perpetuated on the white working class. We’re disrespected culturally and targeted criminally and then were are taxed for our labor and then our monies are given to these 3 rd world hell holes on compassionate grounds with nothing but fraudulent waste being the end result. Endlessly we hear about slavery 160 years ago, give me a break it’s happening right now!

  • MannyR

    Local animal rescues could surely use the help if you ever feel inclined in the future. Dogs are far more deserving of a warm place to sleep and some cold crude to eat.

  • MathMan

    Didn’t I read that a good slice of the Aid money found its way into the Clinton’s bank account via some ‘charity’.

  • Dave West

    I’ll take an earthquake any day of the week over black rule!

    • John Smith

      Reminds me of the joke about why Kalifornia has quakes and Alabama has negroes – Kali got first pick.

  • Charles Martel

    Cross the mountains that form the border with the Dominican Republic and play golf at one of the best golf resorts in the world (Casa de Campo) and have a four star dinner while you are there. Those things will NEVER exist in Haiti.

  • ElComadreja

    Americans are fools. Let them die.

    • John Smith

      A quarter million of them was a good start….

  • Katherine McChesney

    Residents in Harlem are complaining about the lack of money to rebuild Haiti.

    http://wwwDOTweeklystandardDOTcom/blogs/protesters-gather-clinton-foundation-complain-missing-money-haiti-recovery_823527.html

    Typical, huh? More “gibs me dat”.

  • John Smith

    Giving blacks large amounts of money is NEVER a good idea. A few have fleets of luxury cars, mansions, jets, “hoes,” and jewelery and clothes by the truckload, while the rest starve.

  • John Smith

    If they had plumbing and electricity, they’d pull it out looking for copper to sell for booze and drugs.

  • Blackhawk

    Didn’t have a hashtag.

    #haitianlivesmatter

    There we go.

    • John Smith

      They’d make good fertilizer, though manure smells better.

  • haroldcrews

    Why is there so much poverty in Haiti? The reason is simple. Poverty is created by people. And Haiti is filled with the sort of people who create poverty instead of wealth.

  • Canadian Friend

    We white people give them billions of dollars and have for decades, and it is blacks who steal that money from poor blacks (and from us) yet who is always blamed? us white people.

    No one mistreats blacks more than other blacks.

    I can not wait for the day we whites will have had enough of this abuse.

    • benvad

      Bleeding heart pathologies of guilt/altruism DNA runs through the bodies of whites, that’s the real cancer.

  • Roninf9

    3rd World people with 3rd World ways, 3rd World habits, and 3rd World abilities can only create 3rd World conditions.

  • cecil91

    Detroit ring a bell?

  • Albert

    A lot of the aid that has been sent to Africa often ends up in the hands of warlords or crooked politicians. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the same scenario may be playing out in Haiti as well. The article suggests a good number of reasons why the resources being sent there are not being used for aid, but doesn’t dare to even imply that a few locals might be lining their own pockets.