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.
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.
FEMA is now accepting disaster aid applications through February 4 from houses of worship damaged by Hurricane Harvey.
The Puerto Rican governor’s office put out a call for mainland commercial drivers willing to help. Unfortunately, the capacity of bureaucrats to stifle selfless service is disturbingly strong.
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.
While many articles stress that children need to be reassured against the potential for impending doom, I am also loathe to lie to my child.
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.
If Americans actually had a significant problem with hate (and we don’t) do you really believe the solution is for us to focus on hate to the exclusion of everything else in the universe?
Mercifully, it ended. Well, the rain stopped, anyway. But for the overwhelming majority of us in Houston, the hangover from Harvey has only begun.
God is fighting a battle that is broader than American or even world politics in 2017.
So many stories from southeast Texas have popped up in recent days about the lengths people will go to save our four-legged friends.
The key question with an emergency spending bill is whether it will immediately help the people and homes and businesses and infrastructure in the affected areas.
First responders are doing excellent work. But the idea behind the cartoon — that only government officials serve their neighbors — is just flatly wrong.
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.’
The most hysterical aspect of this latest form of online absurdity is that FLOTUS actually stepped off the plane in Corpus Christi, Texas wearing sneakers and a ball cap.
As I write this, I can hear rescue boats picking people up less than a mile from my house.
While thousands of displaced Texans brave hurricane Harvey and continue to flee from deadly, rising flood waters, members of the media are busy politicizing the disaster.
In times of tragedy, Americans can still put aside our differences and band together to help one another.
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