America's Relationship to Haiti
Plot or Peaceful Purpose?
As the Hubber Springboard has suggested, US and other nations' military troops are sent into a disaster area, because these individuals have the ongoing training demanded for organization, rescue, and cleanup in emergency situations.
Other First Responders should include protective services personnel whose professions are firefighting, flood control, and emergency medical treatment, among others. Besides other volunteers having these services, the US military forces have all of them, always fully trained.
Haitian Earthquakes and American Response
During the first days of the Haiti Earthquakes from January 12-18, military, firefighting, and law enforcement men and women on volunteer duty joined volunteers from Church on the North Coast in Lorain OH and other congregations around the MidWest and elsewhere at Wright Patterson Air Force/Air Guard Base in Fairborn OH to sit and wait for days in order to to deploy. Organization does not work when there is no place to land your planes. Haiti airport in Port-au-Prince was damaged and congested.
First on the scene were non-profit humanitarian organizations, but the media did not cover then very widely with publicity. First on the seen was LeSea® from South Bend Indiana and its partners from Central Ohio. They launched their ocean-liner sized ship around 7:00 PM EST and harbored it in the devastated nation while contacts with private planes few volunteers into the Dominican Republic and many walked into Haiti, carrying supplied and tents. Dozens of other faith-based and secular humanitarian groups followed into the Dominican Republic and took buses into Haiti.
The point is that humanitarian manpower equals or outnumbers military forces sent to Haiti to treat the earthquake situation and its aftermath. Mercy Chefs, which organized at the start of Hurricane Katrina, is waiting for instructions on how to get in and to bring food and water. They are ready to prepare meals for volunteers and victims as they did in New Orleans and Mississippi. At the beginning of the second week of the earthquake disaster, dozens of Catholic organizations arrived in Haiti and Dominican Republic to help the people and to take orphans to Florida. Volunteers from many denominations are now in Haiti to help at this writing (Jan. 22).
Several non-faith-based humanitarian groups are also in Haiti as well, with many more waiting in the line for instructions on how best to travel to Haiti and help.
When we ask if the military (meaning America) is trying to take over Haiti, we might just as judiciously ask if churches or non-sectarian nonprofits are trying to take over the country and to what end.
Reasons For a Takeover
If a US military takeover of Haiti were to occur, the action could be based on the fact that Haiti is very near Cuba. The US maintains a trade embargo and scant interaction with Cuba, because of its Communist government. Perhaps America could then "surround" Cuba or at least trap it among Florida and US military bases on (potential 51st State?) Haiti, and bases on Puerto Rico. Thus, if America wants to capture Haiti, it has reason to do so from that angle.
- Fort Buchanan (US Army)
- USCG Air Station Borinquen
- 1891 - US troops sent to quell a rebellion.
- 1915- Occupation ordered by US President Woodrow Wilson. The US Marine Corps arrived in Haiti in 1915 to restore and maintain order after 6 Haitian heads of state left off, each killed or exiles. Occupation lasted until 1934, about 20 years..
- 1994 - Military blockade involving Haitian government and troops..
- 2004 and 2005- US Marines maintained a presence in Haiti after President, Aristide was ousted.
- January 2010 - US Troops landed on the grounds of the Haitian Presidential Palace. “We can’t do it without them,” said Ms. Pierre-Louis, the former prime minister. “This country has been mismanaged for the last 50 years, and if we can’t run the country well in normal times how can we do it now?” [Reference: NY Times, January 19, 2010. US Troops Patrol Haiti, Filling Void]. In addition, 125 US Marines landed and distributed food and water south of Port-au-Prince in the farming town of Leogane.
The NY Times further reported in the same article that on Tuesday 1/19, vendors were selling fruits and vegetables in-their street stalls and automobile traffic was increasing in Port-au-Prince. However, a second earthquake occurred on Wednesday 1/20/2010. It is not likely that Haiti can recover form the additional compounding catastrophe without military aide.
Unfortunately, under the George W, Bush administration, America became firmly associated in many minds with military takeover, Corporate America, and QVC-like addictive shopping.
When US troops arrived on the lawn of the Haitian presidential palace, some or all of the crowd of Haitians standing nearby cheered, but viewers of television and youtube saw a military takeover.
Port-au-Prince Airport January 16, 2010
Nuclear Testing History
Doctors and Nurses
Chavez asked why we sent troops and not doctors? Hubber Springboard reminds us.We did send doctors - immediately with LeSea®. The only way to get them faster is to teletransport. Catholic organizations immediately sent doctors and nurses. Doctors without Borders sent them and even my own doctors went. Meanwihile, military and medical help was also stuck at WPAFB. The Dayton OH Newspapers were full of articles describing the volunteers' and troops' frustration with having no place to land their planes in the disaster area. The large US military hospital ship Hope and others like it are in Haiti at this writing.
Chavez feels, or is at least using propaganda to report that, the USA caused the Haiti Earthquakes with a secret weapon. That news story from January 21, 2010 is at: Hugo Chavez Mouthpiece Says U.S. Hit Haiti With 'Earthquake Weapon'. If the US is this close to weather control by experimental shockwave, then we can expect additional disaster. Nuclear testing, in fact, did cause a wide range of problems above ground and below ground earlier in our history.
Whether or not earthquakes can result from a shockwave system, many people will be watching in coming weeks for more evidence to substantiate this possibility in America. They will also be looking at how many military troops the US has in Haiti. USA may not have enough troops in the area for a takeover, but some individuals feel that these numbers could increase toward that number required.