Thursday, January 14, 2010

How to help Haiti + A-hole of the day

Posted By on Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 3:30 PM

No surprise here, the A-hole of the day is Rush Limbaugh who made the Haitian earthquake disaster an excuse to find a way to bash Pres. Obama who, he says, will use the catastrophe to "boost his credibility with the black community." On top of that, the jerk smugly declared, "We've already donated to Haiti. It's called the U.S. income tax."

For those who are able and want to help, here, courtesy of Alternet, is a list of groups with strong track records of helping in Haiti. Click on the Alternet link for more info about each group, including what they need:

CARE

Oxfam

AmeriCares

Action Aid's Strategic Crisis Fund

MADRE

Doctors Without Borders

Partners in Health

Alternet also notes that those who “want to do something super immediate,” can text "Yele" to 501501 to donate $5 to Yele Haiti charged to your phone. Musician Wyclef Jean (@wyclef) created the foundation to improve the lives of the poorest in his home country of Haiti.

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