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Response to Ken Burch (Original post)

Tue Mar 5, 2013, 07:09 PM

46. I wonder how many of you have visited Venezuela

And I wonder how many know the reality of the situation in Venezuela that you keep singing praises to Chavez when this man, because of his greed for power, his lack of vision, his hate towards the United States, and his allegiance to Fidel Castro has done so much damage to Venezuela and its people. He had a great opportunity to become the second liberator of Venezuela and he wasted it.

I challenge anyone on this blog, who has not been, to go to Venezuela, and if you come back without getting mugged, or worst killed, then I hope that your stay there is with an open mind and clear objectivity.

Like any politician, Chavez talked the talk but did not walk the walk. The poor are worst off today than they were before is reign, and whether you believe it or not, many of the very wealthy are better off than they were before.

He surrounded himself with incompetent people who could not and do not know how to govern, the one thing they have done is rob from the coffers of the country. Diosdado Cabello being one of the richest man in South America when he was only low middle class when Chavez took power. Cabello has appropriated many industries and has accumulated large sums of money doing so, that is a crime here, there and everywhere.

Rangel, who was the first Vice President under Chavez now lives in a mansion in Chile, and the list goes on.

The streets in Caracas are full of holes, they even have a joke about the Venezuelan GPS, doesn't tell you how to get anywhere, only tells you how not to drive in a hole.

When Venezuela had the highest revenue in its history because of the Oil, the number of poor has more than doubles, the infrastructure is in shambles, the crime rate is one of the highest in the World. Of ten people I know, nine have been robbed at least once, and the horror stories that one hears everyday would make even Stephen King cry.

Again, I wonder how many of you Chavez admirers have ever been in Venezuela or know the truth about the situation.

Can anyone explain how Cuba has become an Oil exporter?

http://www.reuters.com/article/2009/06/10/cuba-oil-idUSN1049707420090610

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