Hurricane Harvey  (Page 1)

Trump Will Divide $1 Million Between 12 Charities for Harvey Relief

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 2:30pm 9/7/2017 at 2:30pm
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President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania have decided to take $1 million of their own money and split it between 12 charities that have been helping with Hurricane Harvey relief.

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Houston Area Residents Sue Federal Govt for Post-Harvey Dam Releases That Flooded Homes

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 12:00pm 9/6/2017 at 12:00pm
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Most of the western Houston area remains under water, but not because of flooding caused directly by Hurricane Harvey.

A complaint filed Tuesday alleges the Army Corps of Engineers knowingly “condemned” homes and businesses when they released water from the Barker and Addicks reservoirs after Harvey had passed.

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Senate GOP Leaders Debate Adding Harvey Relief to Debt Ceiling

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 7:00pm 9/5/2017 at 7:00pm

Congress has returned to work and have started to ponder two important tasks at hand: Hurricane Harvey relief bill and the debt ceiling.

One option leaders have leaned towards is attaching the two into one bill, thus killing two birds with one stone. The House could pass the Harvey relief bill on...

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Israel Sends Aid to Hurricane-Battered Houston

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 4, 2017 at 5:00pm 9/4/2017 at 5:00pm
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Though Israel is a small country, when disaster strikes it is among the first countries and most involved in rescue and recovery efforts. (I blogged about this nearly four years ago. The IDF published an updated article on Israel’s aid in emergency situations last month.)

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Chemical plant fire adds to Hurricane Harvey woes

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 3, 2017 at 1:00pm 9/3/2017 at 1:00pm
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The Houston area is filled with heavy industry, including numerous chemical manufacturing and processing plants.

In the wake of flooding from the rains of Hurricane Harvey, one of the plants in Crosby (about 25 miles from the city) burned when trailers holding highly unstable chemicals used in the production of plastics and...

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Journalist: “Race and Class . . . Most Significant Aspects” of Hurricane Harvey

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 3, 2017 at 9:15am 9/3/2017 at 9:15am
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And here we thought that saving lives and rebuilding a devastated area should be the focus . . . Proving that when you wield an anti-racism hammer, everything looks like a nail, a guest on Al Sharpton’s MSNBC show this morning declared that “race and class . . are the most...

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EPA issues fuel waivers to help with Hurricane Harvey recovery

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 8:30pm 8/31/2017 at 8:30pm
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Despite predictions of economic doom and gloom in the wake of Donald Trump’s presidential election win, things are actually looking quite sunny. A revised estimate showed gross domestic product had climbed at an annualized rate of 3 per cent, showing more growth than the professionals projected.

Part of the reason for this...

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Linda Sarsour Steering Money to Political Group, Not Hurricane Harvey Victims

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 7:00pm 8/30/2017 at 7:00pm
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Anti-Israel, Sharia law loving activist Linda Sarsour sparked outrage after she asked her followers on Twitter to donate to help Hurricane Harvey victims, but the link takes you to a political activist group.

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MSM climate change ghouls feasting on Harvey

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 4:00pm 8/30/2017 at 4:00pm
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It is scary how quickly media eco-activists have unleashed torrents of climate change pseudo-science on the American public since Hurricane Harvey hit.

There are many articles now making the rounds on social media asserting that this deadly storm proves “climate change is real”. Perhaps the most dramatic comes from the Godfather of...

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Trump Visits Texas to Survey Harvey Damage, Promises Help for Those Affected

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at 6:00pm 8/29/2017 at 6:00pm
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President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump boarded Air Force One this morning (yes, I covered the left losing its mind over her freaking shoes) to survey the damage and speak to Texas officials about recovery. From Fox News:

“We want to do it better than ever before,” Trump said of...

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Hurricane Harvey: CNN Fingers “Climate Change”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at 1:00pm 8/29/2017 at 1:00pm
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Just as the MSM demands more “gun control” after every mass shooting, so every severe weather event causes the MSM to start beating the “climate change” drum.

And so it began on CNN this morning. CNN’s Senior Political Analyst Ron Brownstein gave the standard disclaimer about not attributing any one storm to...

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Dispatches from Houston: Hurricane Harvey Day 3

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 28, 2017 at 5:30pm 8/28/2017 at 5:30pm
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By some miracle (and I truly believe that’s what it is), we’re still high and dry and abundantly thankful to be so. My husband and I are heartbroken for our home town and frustrated that there is nothing we can do to help those in need right now.

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Politicizing Hurricane Harvey Helps No One

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 28, 2017 at 10:00am 8/28/2017 at 10:00am
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Blogging from Houston where we’ve received 25 inches of rain these last 48 hours. Meteorologists are predicting we’ll receive another 15-25 inches in the next three days, and that’s before Harvey meanders back into the gulf, swings back around and hits us once more as a parting gift.

My brother-in-law’s family is...

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How We’re Preparing for Hurricane Harvey

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 25, 2017 at 1:00pm 8/25/2017 at 1:00pm
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Sitting here, blogging from my home breaks in Houston, which is currently on the dirty side of Hurricane Harvey.

My brother-in-law’s family evacuated from the coast yesterday to dryer ground inland.

As these things go, no one is entirely sure what to expect, but wisdom always suggests we prepare for the...

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