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Monday, January 25, 2010

Haiti ... beyond one disaster

Straight Dope, the trivia column, of all places does more than many to address not only the story behind one stupid Pat Robertson comment, but the structural problems behind the problems in Haiti. "An earthquake of comparable intensity in northern California in 1989 killed 63 people, compared to more than 150,000 in Haiti."