While the president sunk to an inexcusable new low on Saturday, images coming out of the storm-ravaged U.S. territory show us what's really going on. It is much as San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz described it: "This is a 'people are dying' story."
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With a non-existent power grid and completely decimated infrastructure, the people of Puerto Rico are actively suffering as you read this on Sept. 30, 2017. There's no end in sight, either, as fixes for even the most basic functions of life in the 21st century — electricity, and everything it provides — are said to be many months away. Read more...More about Climate, Science, Social Good, Puerto Rico, and Hurricane Maria'>
The Mayor of San Juan, who was very complimentary only a few days ago, has now been told by the Democrats that you must be nasty to Trump.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 30, 2017
She added, "I am done being polite, I'm done being politically correct, I'm mad as hell because my peoples' lives are at stake... I'm asking members of the press to send a mayday call all over the world. We are dying here." Read more...More about Donald Trump, Hurricane Maria, San Juan, Carmen Yulin Cruz, and Science
Right now, the rabbi is busy preparing for Yom Kippur services, which begin on Friday at sundown and mark the start of the most holy day of year for the Jewish people. However, he is doing so in an environment of destruction, squalor, and a mounting humanitarian crisis.
In a series of emails to supporters around the world, which were provided by a supporter of the Chabad of Puerto Rico congregation, Rabbi Zarchi provided striking documentation of how a bad situation immediately after the storm has transformed into a truly desperate one today. Read more...More about Science, President Trump, Hurricane Maria, Rabbi, and Chabad Of Puerto Rico'>