hurricane-maria Archives

Trump Admin’s Data on Hurricane Maria? ‘Alternative Facts’, Say Most Puerto Ricans

June 18, 2018

The Trump Administration may have permanently damaged relations with Puerto Rico.

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We’ve Reached A Critical Point In American History Now That the World Knows Our Shame

June 10, 2018

The UN Human Rights Council called on the United States to immediately halt the separation of immigrant children from their families. If we ignore them, it's at our own peril.

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Trump’s FEMA Shorted Puerto Rico Food Aid by 99.9% As American Citizens Starved

February 13, 2018

Chilling Insight Into How Trump Dysfunction Can Cost Lives Puerto Rico is still suffering the effects of Hurricane Maria — which made landfall on the island on September 20, 2017 — in ways unimaginable for citizens of the world’s second…

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As Trump Abandons Devastated Puerto Rico, This 15 Year Old is Making a Difference

February 3, 2018

Trump abandoned Puerto Rico: this boy is saving it Following the 2017 Atlantic hurricanes, the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico failed to get substantial damage relief from the Trump Administration. As The Intercept’s David Dayen reported back in October 2017, the Puerto…

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“Tiny” company tied to Trump donor given Massive $300m Puerto Rico recovery contract

October 24, 2017

Why on earth would a small utility company be charged with restoring power to the entire island of Puerto Rico? Puerto Rico’s power grid was almost completely destroyed by Hurricane Maria. Right now, 80 percent of the island is still…

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Trump ignores raging wildfire disaster to cyber-bully a black woman on Twitter.

October 10, 2017

President Trump began his Tuesday by slamming Jemele Hill along with the NFL, Bob Corker and Democrats. He had nothing to say about the California wildfire, however. Another day, another irrelevant tweetstorm from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. As the nation awoke…

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Trump calls for ‘Equal Time’ for GOP propaganda – Here’s why that idea will bite him in the A**

October 7, 2017

It wouldn’t be Saturday morning without Donald Trump posting a flurry of frantic Tweets. True to form, his latest Twitter tantrum unleashed a stream of nonsense with more tedious swipes at the media. As usual he’s upset that there are…

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Media Blames Storms for End of Obama’s Record Job Growth – But Is Hurricane Trump Really to Blame?

October 6, 2017

The Mainstream Media Instantaneously Blamed Hurricanes Harvey and Maria for September’s Net-Loss of Jobs, but Past Storms Tell a Different Tale The final jobs report of President Barack Obama’s presidency cemented his legacy as having overseen the longest consecutive streak…

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Trump Confidant Alex Jones Spins INSANE Conspiracy Theory About the Las Vegas Massacre

October 2, 2017

The news yesterday of the massacre in Las Vegas was both horrific and predictable. It is unbearably sad that Americans are still being slaughtered by madmen with weapons that should only be available to soldiers at war. And yet, too…

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Puerto Ricans Sickened by WH Bragging Amid Trump’s Inaction After Hurricane Destruction

September 29, 2017

Trump Gets It Totally Wrong On Relief Efforts For Puerto Ricans After Hurricane Maria. Once again, Donald Trump seems completely oblivious to reality with recent statements about the government’s response to hurricane ravaged Puerto Rico. As CBC reports, Trump appears…

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