After three hours battling the brutal storm and winds recorded at 120 mph, the battered old ship began to finally break down. El Faro was in trouble.
It’s time to stop throwing money at an obsolete form of travel and focus on the transportation system that is already moving more than 80 percent of passenger travel in the U.S.
Not one more dime in funding should be sent to Puerto Rico until it gets its political house in order, either of its own accord or by the Trump administration forcing systematic change.
Louisiana’s group of citizen-sailors banded together on their own initiative to help their neighbors, without any official government involvement. And they’re doing it again.
On today’s Federalist Radio Hour, Mollie Hemingway and David Harsanyi recap this week in political smears and media narratives.
You might grumble at having to pay high prices. But shortages turn disaster areas into looting zones as otherwise law-abiding citizens become desperate for essential supplies.
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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