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Hope Less

Virtually every broadcast and cable network showed the Hope For Haiti Now telethon last night. Perhaps unsurprisingly, Fox News was the lone holdout. On January 22, a wide variety of broadcast, cable, radio, and internet outlets, including CNN and MSNBC, preempted their regularly scheduled prime-time programming and aired Hope for Haiti Now, a benefit concert and telethon to raise funds …

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Beware The Earthquake Machine

According to Venezuela president Hugo Chavez, it was the U.S. that totally wiped out Port Au Prince with its secret earthquake machine. Citing an alleged report from Russia’s Northern Fleet, the Venezuelan strongman’s state mouthpiece ViVe TV shot out a press release saying the 7.0 magnitude Haiti quake was caused by a U.S. test of an experimental shockwave system that …

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A Moment Of Light

American rescue workers free a woman trapped for several days in Haiti’s rubble as bystanders chant “USA! USA!” This is probably the most jingoistic thing you’ll see on this here website thingy.

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Haiti Death Toll Hits 200,000, Charges Arise Of American “Occupation”

New estimates put the death toll in Haiti at over 200,000. That number approaches the estimated 230,000 killed by 2004’s Indian Ocean tsunami. With thousands of bodies being shoveled into mass graves, there is no accurate tally of the casualty count. Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive said Tuesday that 72,000 bodies had been recovered by the government. The European Commission, citing …

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Olbermann Rips Limbaugh & Robertson

“Mr. Robertson, Mr. Limbaugh. Your lives are not worth those of the lowest, meanest, poorest of those victims still lying under that rubble in Haiti tonight. You serve no good, you serve no god. You inspire only stupidity and hatred, and I would wish you to hell, but knowing how empty your souls must be for you to be able …

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Maddow Show: Haitian Ambassador Calls Out Pat Robertson

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Pat Robertson: God Did This To Haiti Because They Made A Pact With Satan

Right on schedule, Pat Robertson blames a horrific natural disaster on God’s wrath. Because the Haitians are devil worshipers. God loves you so much, he’s going to kill the fuck out of you to prove it.

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Haiti’s Presidential Palace: Before & After

The morning light is revealing even worse damage than was earlier feared. One way to help: “The U.S. State Department Operations Center set up the following number for Americans seeking information about relatives in Haiti: (888) 407-4747. The department cautioned that because of heavy volume, some callers may hear a recording. The State Department said those interested in helping immediately …

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Wyclef Jean On Helping Haiti

Pop star Wyclef Jean explains an easy way to send aid to Haiti via your cell phone. Text the word “YELE” to 501501 to send $5. You can also contribute to the American Red Cross relief efforts here.

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5.8 Quake Rocks SoCal

A strong earthquake centered east of Los Angeles occurred today just before noon Pacific time, but early reports indicate only light damage. The jolt was felt from Los Angeles to San Diego, and slightly in Las Vegas. Preliminary information from the U.S. Geological Survey estimated the quake at magnitude 5.8, centered 29 miles east-southeast of downtown Los Angeles near Chino …

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