An island already exhausted and resource-depleted from rendering aid to neighboring islands was now the target of a catastrophic storm, the likes of which hadn’t been seen there since 1928.
The Jones Act is a stupid regulation that becomes more obviously stupid in the face of a humanitarian crisis. Waive it for Puerto Rico, then destroy it in Congress.
Democrats may have read The New York Times’ analysis of the connection between hurricanes and climate change and realized scientists know very little about it.
Technically, yes, hurricanes exist because of sins like extramarital sex and abortion. Yet theodicy — reconciling God’s goodness with the existence of evil — is much, much more complicated than such sneering reductionism.
Amid all the sad stories, Harvey has fostered multi-generational, multi-ethnic reconciliation—hammer by hammer, and wheelbarrow by wheelbarrow.
In Houston, Watt has always been a picture of martial spirit, resilience, and protecting his community. It’s no surprise when he asked for help to do just those things in the wake of Harvey, America answered.
Houston is still fighting floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey and rescuing thousands of stranded residents. Why didn’t officials order a limited evacuation?
The New York Times informed us the connection between climate change and hurricanes wasn’t clear. That’s the kind of skepticism that gets serious people branded ‘deniers.’
In times of tragedy, Americans can still put aside our differences and band together to help one another.
The DNC featured a video from James Cameron touting the devastation already happening because of ‘climate change.’ It’s propaganda through and through.
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