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120. Chavez does what the opposition in America won't
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  -Reuters: Chavez offers cheap gas to poor in U.S. Newsjock  Aug-23-05 08:54 PM   #0 
  - Heeheee  merh   Aug-23-05 08:56 PM   #1 
  - Silly socialist, only corporate handouts are acceptable in Bushworld.  blm   Aug-23-05 08:59 PM   #9 
  - How DARE he try to give away gas! BushCo has worked hard to drive prices  merwin   Aug-23-05 09:37 PM   #57 
  - BWHAAAAA!  Joanne98   Aug-24-05 03:24 PM   #173 
  - BushCo - The rich get richer and the poor pay more for gas  slay   Aug-24-05 04:55 AM   #139 
  - i always get citgo  bnr65432   Aug-24-05 12:01 PM   #164 
     - I've been with Citgo since I first heard the money went to pay for social  blm   Aug-24-05 01:06 PM   #170 
  - half off gas if we cutout intermediaries who speculate and exploit folks  anotherdrew   Aug-23-05 10:22 PM   #88 
  - I had no idea the state oil company owns CITGO!!!  Gloria   Aug-23-05 08:57 PM   #2 
  - Yes!!  mexicoxpat   Aug-23-05 08:58 PM   #6 
  - Ahhh!!! My new BEST FRIEND!!!!  Blaq Dem   Aug-25-05 02:58 AM   #184 
  - We had a DUer  zidzi   Aug-23-05 08:58 PM   #8 
  - The CITGO buycott is alive and well ...  damntexdem   Aug-23-05 09:02 PM   #13 
  - that would be....ME! I couldn't get back on one time, and,  Gabi Hayes   Aug-23-05 09:08 PM   #22 
  - Yes, I remember all of your strange and fascinating creatures!  Robeson   Aug-23-05 09:15 PM   #32 
  - I think those are from a famous triptych by Heironymus Bosch.  Jackpine Radical   Aug-23-05 09:19 PM   #37 
     - Yes, you are correct. I didn't realize there were models/sculptures of...  Robeson   Aug-23-05 09:23 PM   #44 
     - Ever see Hieronymus Bosch's oil of Bu$h and his regime?  DemoTex   Aug-23-05 10:11 PM   #86 
        - My desktop is bosch's garden of earthly delights  EC   Aug-24-05 12:40 AM   #117 
  - OMG! I knew I liked you!  zidzi   Aug-23-05 09:34 PM   #53 
  - Glad zidzi brought up buycitgo and you answered. It has been a while  Judi Lynn   Aug-24-05 05:03 PM   #180 
  - I buy nothing else since I read that  TOJ   Aug-24-05 10:24 AM   #155 
  - Many 7-11 Stores have Citgo self-serve pumps  redacted   Aug-23-05 09:44 PM   #69 
  - I'm in. I will feel better buying gas at Citgo &sticking it to neo-cons  FreeStateDemocrat   Aug-24-05 06:19 AM   #144 
  - Unfortunately, Freepers will now boycott CITGO.....  socalover   Aug-23-05 10:52 PM   #101 
     - They won't boycott if it's cheaper.  GoddessOfGuinness   Aug-23-05 11:17 PM   #107 
     - If its cheaper, we'll have to fight the freepers to get to the pump first.  Robeson   Aug-23-05 11:57 PM   #113 
     - The freepers definitely do NOT outnumber us! They're a blip.  Mairead   Aug-24-05 12:41 AM   #118 
     - Fine  ProudDad   Aug-24-05 01:39 AM   #127 
  - As opposed to the  zidzi   Aug-23-05 08:57 PM   #3 
  - I wonder what the Bushcos are thinking about Pat Robertson right now?  bribri16   Aug-23-05 09:13 PM   #30 
     - I've seen little criticism of what Robertson said  ToeBot   Aug-24-05 02:20 AM   #135 
  - I'll MOVE to a poor community if I can get cheaper gas.  growlypants   Aug-23-05 08:57 PM   #4 
  - shit at 269 a gallon everywhere is a poor community  shadowknows69   Aug-23-05 09:53 PM   #76 
     - Yikes, you must live cheaply these days on that income....  Conservativesux   Aug-23-05 10:52 PM   #102 
        - its not real great for Upstate NY either  shadowknows69   Aug-23-05 11:22 PM   #108 
        - living really cheaply in NorCal  kineneb   Aug-24-05 12:01 AM   #114 
           - Hang in there , Kinenab, and best of luck to your husband. N/T  anitar1   Aug-24-05 01:14 AM   #125 
  - How can one be sure that he is Left Wing and not Left Leaning? eoq  tsuki   Aug-23-05 08:58 PM   #5 
  - That's a real hoot  knowbody0   Aug-23-05 08:58 PM   #7 
  - Currently gasoline costs 25cts per gallon in Venezuela..........  Old Vet   Aug-23-05 09:02 PM   #14 
  - mayhaps Hugo could adopt us?  knowbody0   Aug-23-05 09:09 PM   #25 
  - Last week on CNN internet article the gas was 12 cents per  ladjf   Aug-23-05 09:32 PM   #50 
  - I love him too  LeighAnn   Aug-23-05 09:37 PM   # 
  - Democrats in congress would be wise to start talking to him  jsamuel   Aug-23-05 09:00 PM   #10 
  - I don't get it any cheaper, but ...  damntexdem   Aug-23-05 09:01 PM   #11 
  - I do!  mccoyn   Aug-24-05 08:28 AM   #148 
  - Woohoo I live in a poor community  Horse with no Name   Aug-23-05 09:01 PM   #12 
  - Well, I live in the county next door to the richest county in Texas.  damntexdem   Aug-23-05 09:04 PM   #17 
  - Do you know if CITGO sells diesel here in TX?  AchtungToddler   Aug-23-05 09:12 PM   #29 
  - ME TOO!!!  Beam Me Up   Aug-23-05 09:37 PM   #58 
  - Ha! You should see our $200 Geo! n/t  me b zola   Aug-23-05 09:54 PM   #77 
  - You haven't seen my old Nissan then.  Sequoia   Aug-25-05 01:07 PM   #185 
  - That's really twisted, horse! n/t  BlueStateBlue   Aug-23-05 10:13 PM   #87 
  - Man, that would piss shrub off! eom  Child_Of_Isis   Aug-23-05 09:02 PM   #15 
  - Bush, please vacate the White House. We've just found our leader...  Robeson   Aug-23-05 09:03 PM   #16 
  - I bet Bush's head is getting ready to explode! I would love to be fly  Rainscents   Aug-23-05 09:05 PM   #18 
  - What A Brilliant PR Coup  Beetwasher   Aug-23-05 09:06 PM   #19 
  - Buy Your Gas at Citgo: Join the BUY-cott!  beetbox   Aug-23-05 09:06 PM   #20 
  - Thanks for your post and link!  Rainscents   Aug-23-05 09:10 PM   #26 
  - and back by popular demand (never mind, thanks beetbox)..............  blue sky at night   Aug-23-05 09:07 PM   #21 
  - Hey thanks for the Citgo Locator  Megahurtz   Aug-24-05 12:20 PM   #166 
  - Holy crap...  skids   Aug-23-05 09:09 PM   #23 
  - All it needs now is a good advertising agency, a leftwing Rove...  Dirk39   Aug-23-05 09:09 PM   #24 
  - Sell a product on the cheap! Not take huge profits! That is so UNAMERICAN  VegasWolf   Aug-23-05 09:12 PM   #27 
  - Watch the spin...  bush still has to go   Aug-23-05 09:16 PM   #35 
  - hmmmm - would it be agin da law to refuse fuel to Hummers?  ConcernedCanuk   Aug-23-05 09:12 PM   #28 
  - Of course, all large SUV and Hummdi off limits to Citgo gas!  Rainscents   Aug-23-05 09:16 PM   #36 
  - This idea has crossed my mind several times, i wonder  dweller   Aug-23-05 09:37 PM   #59 
     - they could always lower the canopies so the big dogs can't fit n/t  toey   Aug-23-05 10:29 PM   #91 
     - How about 10 gallon limits?  trogdor   Aug-24-05 11:43 AM   #163 
        - if it were 'my station' and i could do this ... then  dweller   Aug-24-05 11:01 PM   #182 
  - I am buying Citgo from now on. N/T  Jon8503   Aug-23-05 09:13 PM   #31 
  - Never happen in California. We got our special CARB gasoline here.  Conservativesux   Aug-23-05 09:15 PM   #33 
  - 7-11s in California sell Citgo.  silverweb   Aug-23-05 09:34 PM   #54 
     - Yeah, but its more expensive because CA doesnt allow import of fuel  Conservativesux   Aug-23-05 09:41 PM   #65 
  - Offer the cheap gas only in the blackest, brownest, poorest urban areas...  corporatemedia   Aug-23-05 09:16 PM   #34 
  - been buying Citgo for years....  cdsilv   Aug-23-05 09:24 PM   #45 
  - So White people cant be poor or broke as well?  Conservativesux   Aug-23-05 10:54 PM   #103 
     - They sure can, Bush is making bushels more of them!  Timefortruth   Aug-23-05 11:14 PM   #105 
     - Then read it again. It doesn't say that white people can't be poor...  corporatemedia   Aug-24-05 12:32 AM   #116 
        - What about as a PERCENTAGE of rich non-whites versus poor non-whites?  U4ikLefty   Aug-24-05 12:43 AM   #119 
  - What about an NGO offering Citgo discount cards--  eridani   Aug-23-05 09:19 PM   #38 
  - I love this guy!  Emillereid   Aug-23-05 09:20 PM   #39 
  - I love this guy !  jaysunb   Aug-23-05 09:20 PM   #40 
  - Well, I feel poverty coming on, and if I had a choice between being poor  Donailin   Aug-23-05 09:21 PM   #41 
  - Heh - one of those damn 'left-wing troublemakers'  meganmonkey   Aug-23-05 09:22 PM   #42 
  - wow. doing more for us than the president  sniffa   Aug-23-05 09:23 PM   #43 
  - Idea for how to get CHEAP GAS to the poor from Venesuela!!! - FEEDBACK PLS  jsamuel   Aug-23-05 09:28 PM   #46 
  - No, should also not sell to gas guzzling SUVs/humvees/luxury cars.  Divernan   Aug-23-05 09:35 PM   #55 
  - while that may be a good point, it isn't feasible in the US  jsamuel   Aug-23-05 09:37 PM   #60 
  - the attendants control the pumps  dweller   Aug-23-05 09:39 PM   #62 
     - yeah, but that isn't how it works now  jsamuel   Aug-23-05 09:40 PM   #64 
        - that's still the way it works here  dweller   Aug-23-05 09:45 PM   #71 
  - Thats a plan...no gas guzzlers  Imagevision   Aug-23-05 09:44 PM   #68 
  - Well, it states in the article that he says, ....  Robeson   Aug-23-05 09:36 PM   #56 
     - That is true, but I find that it would be hard to impliment something  jsamuel   Aug-23-05 09:39 PM   #63 
  - *considers getting a Citgo gas card*  EOO   Aug-23-05 09:29 PM   #47 
  - Only a "librul" could come up with an idea this UNAMERICAN!!! nt  VegasWolf   Aug-23-05 09:30 PM   #48 
  - In tradition of Cuba's Castro providing free med school 2 poor US students  Divernan   Aug-23-05 09:32 PM   #49 
  - LOL This is so great. n/t  Beam Me Up   Aug-23-05 09:33 PM   #51 
  - HUGO FILL MY YUGO  Gregorian   Aug-23-05 09:33 PM   #52 
  - Hugo for President!! nt  VegasWolf   Aug-23-05 09:38 PM   #61 
  - So thats what it's all about, Big US. Oil says no-no!  Imagevision   Aug-23-05 09:42 PM   #66 
  - "...a leftwing trouble-maker in Latin America..." ! Well, that's a notch  Peace Patriot   Aug-23-05 09:43 PM   #67 
  - "he'll have the entire population of the U.S. lined ...  Robeson   Aug-23-05 09:59 PM   #80 
  - No wonder they want to kill him! Bypassing Bushworld's oil buddies  Nothing Without Hope   Aug-23-05 09:44 PM   #70 
  - Hugo Chavez is the MAN!!!! I respect him and buy Citgo!! nt  chiffon   Aug-23-05 09:47 PM   #72 
  - Here's the Citgo store locater for everyone....  Robeson   Aug-23-05 09:50 PM   #73 
  - thanks  StaggerLee   Aug-24-05 09:12 AM   #150 
  - I checked the locator  catmandu57   Aug-24-05 09:59 AM   #153 
     - Yup, mine too. A fellow West Los Angeles Resident?n/t  umtalal   Aug-24-05 10:31 AM   #157 
        - No, not for 23 years  catmandu57   Aug-24-05 10:41 AM   #158 
           - You have all of my sympathy my friend..they're an interesting breed.  umtalal   Aug-24-05 10:43 AM   #159 
  - What a totalitarian thing to do. I mean "blessed are the poor..." and  izzybeans   Aug-23-05 09:51 PM   #74 
  - where do i sign up?  shadowknows69   Aug-23-05 09:52 PM   #75 
  - bring your tax return to citgo  shadowknows69   Aug-23-05 09:56 PM   #78 
  - Bwahahaha!!! Bush and his oil baron friends are standing around  ignatius 2   Aug-23-05 09:57 PM   #79 
  - Cheney's pace-maker is skipping beats about right now...  Robeson   Aug-23-05 10:03 PM   #81 
  - Fascinating.  HypnoToad   Aug-23-05 10:08 PM   #82 
  - Where the hell do I sign up....  Jack_DeLeon   Aug-23-05 10:09 PM   #83 
  - Viva Chavez!!!!!!!!!!  me b zola   Aug-23-05 10:09 PM   #84 
  - I think I'll use my purchasing power at the one around the corner !(n/t)  schrodingers_cat   Aug-23-05 10:10 PM   #85 
  - Citgo saved my butt last weekend  fortyfeetunder   Aug-23-05 10:24 PM   #89 
  - Another relevant thread: "US fingerprints on Venezuelan coup"  Nothing Without Hope   Aug-23-05 10:25 PM   #90 
  - The Revolution Won't be Televised - The Movie filmed in 2002  fearnobush   Aug-24-05 12:57 AM   #121 
     - Thank you for this. Would you please also post it in this closely related  Nothing Without Hope   Aug-24-05 01:07 AM   #124 
        - done!!!  fearnobush   Aug-24-05 07:40 PM   #181 
  - There's a Marathon station that just went out of business in my town...  BiggJawn   Aug-23-05 10:30 PM   #92 
  - he also said he wants to sell oil directly to progressive groups in the US  pescao   Aug-23-05 10:30 PM   #93 
  - I've only been buying Citgo gas for the past 9 months...  jeffrey_X   Aug-23-05 10:31 PM   #94 
  - WOWWOWOWO  Copperred   Aug-23-05 10:35 PM   #95 
  - WILL HE DO IT!! Call Venz. EMBASSY PLEASE DO!!!  Copperred   Aug-23-05 10:46 PM   #98 
     - We've got 10 CITGOS near us....  Copperred   Aug-23-05 10:47 PM   #99 
  - Crap  howmad1   Aug-23-05 10:37 PM   #96 
  - Need to buy gas tomorrow. Tropical storm coming.  bear425   Aug-23-05 10:39 PM   #97 
  - Citgo still donates republican  GoddessOfGuinness   Aug-23-05 11:28 PM   #110 
     - Citgo don't donate to Republican! Go check BuyBlue  Rainscents   Aug-24-05 01:54 AM   #131 
     - See for yourself...  GoddessOfGuinness   Aug-24-05 01:07 PM   #171 
     - Right. That's why I always fill up at Costco. Thanks for the  bear425   Aug-24-05 09:01 AM   #149 
        - It's only marginally true  rman   Aug-24-05 10:18 AM   #154 
  - Capitalism sucks when everyone wants to play.  Rex   Aug-23-05 10:48 PM   #100 
  - Free trade, baby! Viva Chavez! -eom  Justitia   Aug-23-05 11:16 PM   #106 
  - This could be made to work  thethinker   Aug-23-05 11:08 PM   #104 
  - I think, I like the way you think, thethinker....  Robeson   Aug-23-05 11:52 PM   #112 
  - Chavez, a man of the people  sue_66   Aug-23-05 11:26 PM   #109 
  - THERE IS ONE NEAR WHERE I LIVE!!!!!!!!!!  banana republican   Aug-23-05 11:40 PM   #111 
  - While reading this I thought to myself  EC   Aug-24-05 12:30 AM   #115 
  - Chavez does what the opposition in America won't  nothingshocksmeanymore   Aug-24-05 12:49 AM   #120 
  - OMG A CHEAPER FIX !! We sound like the gasoline addicts that we are.  Pooka Fey   Aug-24-05 01:00 AM   #122 
  - Lovely If You Can Afford It  mntleo2   Aug-24-05 01:42 AM   #128 
     - Nice post....  Robeson   Aug-24-05 01:48 AM   #129 
     - "Hybrid"??? I drive a 10 year old Japanese sedan.  Pooka Fey   Aug-24-05 01:59 AM   #132 
        - Agreed My Friend  mntleo2   Aug-24-05 02:39 AM   #136 
  - My husband just located the Citgo stations near us and we're  Daphne08   Aug-24-05 01:03 AM   #123 
  - OMG! Chavez Rules!  mntleo2   Aug-24-05 01:21 AM   #126 
  - I LOVE Chavez, concerned with the poor ...  ngGale   Aug-24-05 01:54 AM   #130 
  - Gas is less than US$0.40 a gallon  dutchdemocrat   Aug-24-05 02:01 AM   #133 
  - Actually  Flanker   Aug-24-05 02:18 AM   #134 
  - Now lets see just how free the RW's "Free Trade" is...  rman   Aug-24-05 03:23 AM   #137 
  - I was not aware that Cuba had officially changed the name of their...  pinniped   Aug-24-05 04:08 AM   #138 
  - Wow! Did you read the last part of the story? There's a 2nd one there!  Pachamama   Aug-24-05 05:00 AM   #140 
  - HAHAHAHA  yibbehobba   Aug-24-05 05:18 AM   #141 
  - I only use Citgo and Hess- Hess is 98% "Blue" n/t  IanDB1   Aug-24-05 05:18 AM   #142 
  - GD, I'm beginning to like that man.  The Backlash Cometh   Aug-24-05 05:32 AM   #143 
  - Thanks for the info......  timeforarevolution   Aug-24-05 07:14 AM   #145 
  - We got ours  malaise   Aug-24-05 07:17 AM   #146 
  - The heating oil part could be done through existing fuel assistance  mom cat   Aug-24-05 07:44 AM   #147 
  - CITGO!!! I had no idea.......I gotta tell folks! n/t  AzDar   Aug-24-05 09:22 AM   #151 
  - Definitely, Chavez..  StrafingMoose   Aug-24-05 09:55 AM   #152 
  - Even If It Is Impossible  mntleo2   Aug-24-05 10:57 AM   #160 
     - I agree  StrafingMoose   Aug-24-05 12:24 PM   #167 
  - No wonder we tried to kill him  TOJ   Aug-24-05 10:25 AM   #156 
  - you have GOT it  melissinha   Aug-24-05 11:13 AM   #162 
  - i read this in a Brazilian paper  melissinha   Aug-24-05 11:10 AM   #161 
  - So, when does Chavez actually plan on selling the cheap gas?  toopers   Aug-24-05 12:15 PM   #165 
  - What a Great Guy!  Megahurtz   Aug-24-05 12:34 PM   #168 
  - And now you know  whosinpower   Aug-24-05 01:00 PM   #169 
  - This is a GREAT idea! He could take applications at Citgo stations.  Joanne98   Aug-24-05 03:18 PM   #172 
  - Just Increased His Chances of Being Assassinated --  rrrevolution   Aug-24-05 03:32 PM   #174 
  - Offer fifty cents per gallon off - to any car that has a Dem bumbersticker  R Hickey   Aug-24-05 03:52 PM   #175 
  - I found a station  DiverDave   Aug-24-05 03:53 PM   #176 
  - That guy is awesome  Chovexani   Aug-24-05 04:04 PM   #177 
  - It sounds great  1956   Aug-24-05 04:23 PM   #178 
  - That's so hilarious!  neuvocat   Aug-24-05 04:33 PM   #179 
  - Also Offered Medical Aid to US Poor- 6 Million Americans in Cuba's Free  beetbox   Aug-24-05 11:29 PM   #183 
 

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