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  •  The fact that the Caltholic Church has (3+ / 0-)

    been in Haiti forever and ...50% of the population is illiterate is for me indicative of how the Catholic Church cares only about increasing the number of Catholics and nothing more.

    If the Catholic church truly saw Haiti as anything more than a priest playground, they would have set up schools and began to educate the populace years ago.

    I'm asking you to believe. Not in my ability to bring about real change in Washington...I'm asking you to believe in yours. - Barack Obama

    by Blogvirgin on Wed Jan 13, 2010 at 02:32:42 PM PST

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    •  careful there... (0+ / 0-)

      ... You don't know that they haven't tried quite hard to educate people.

      The problem is economic.  It's been  in the interest of almost all white majority nations around to make sure Haiti does fail.

      the intelligence community is no longer geared towards telling the president what they think the president wants to hear

      by Salo on Wed Jan 13, 2010 at 05:47:05 PM PST

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      •  Are you implying that the Haitian people cannot (0+ / 0-)

        ... You don't know that they haven't tried quite hard to educate people.

        be educated? If so, you are the one who needs to be careful. There are millions of educated Haitians here, in Haiti and in France.

        I'm asking you to believe. Not in my ability to bring about real change in Washington...I'm asking you to believe in yours. - Barack Obama

        by Blogvirgin on Thu Jan 14, 2010 at 10:46:57 AM PST

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