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Larry Ogg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-06-07 10:32 AM
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10. Putting ones country before the profits of the greedy, gee what a concept!
It doesnt take a rocket scientist or mathematician to figure this one out. Sell and export your countries resources at a low price and then buy and import the same resources at a much higher price. Oh, and dont forget to add the shipping charges, inflated fuel cost and a certain percentage that will be paid to the corrupt politicians who would allow this to happen, or if needed, to terrorist rebel death squads (also known as, freedom fighters) who will overthrow and assassinate any democratically elected honest person who stands in the way of the elites right to loot and plunder, (also known as free trade)...
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  -Chavez Threatens Largest Steel Maker cal04  May-05-07 06:30 PM   #0 
  - First like FDR with the banks, now he is off acting like JFK!  Warren Stupidity   May-05-07 06:32 PM   #1 
  - Once again I think Chavez mostly right. 1st world countries are too used to plunder resources...  conspirator   May-05-07 07:06 PM   #2 
  - makes sense to me...n/t  unkachuck   May-05-07 09:05 PM   #3 
  - Venezuela has steel makers? Damn, I wish we did.  aquart   May-05-07 09:48 PM   #4 
  - those steel jobs were outsourced to 3rd world countries  ohio2007   May-06-07 07:22 AM   #5 
  - We kept the hamburger flipping jobs.  Morgana LaFey   May-06-07 08:00 PM   #31 
     - They aspire to be real estate agents some day. n/t  lumberjack_jeff   May-07-07 03:09 PM   #52 
  - There's a part propagandists invariably leave out. The compensation part!  Judi Lynn   May-06-07 09:50 AM   #6 
  - What is "fair market value" ? If Sidor is selling to foreign buyers  ohio2007   May-06-07 10:12 AM   #8 
  - Who will decide the value of the company?  legerdemain   May-07-07 03:58 PM   #55 
  - Imagine a country requiring business to act for the public good!  Peace Patriot   May-06-07 09:50 AM   #7 
  - Yep. He's a patriot, like Putin, who wouldn't allow the open season on the  KCabotDullesMarxIII   May-06-07 12:30 PM   #20 
     - The world can do without patriotism modeled after Putin  Psephos   May-07-07 12:12 AM   #35 
        - I do know that since the degenerate Western capitalist leaders contributed  KCabotDullesMarxIII   May-07-07 05:25 PM   #56 
           - Would they vote to bring back the gulags too? nt  hack89   May-07-07 09:56 PM   #57 
              - Implicitly, of course. Or do you think they would stipulate on their voting forms:  KCabotDullesMarxIII   May-08-07 09:53 AM   #62 
  - love that man  donsu   May-06-07 10:26 AM   #9 
  - Putting ones country before the profits of the greedy, gee what a concept!  Larry Ogg   May-06-07 10:32 AM   #10 
  - Perfect description of the pattern. Once it's in place, it will be necessary  Judi Lynn   May-06-07 10:54 AM   #13 
  - You sum it up well. Welcome to DU.  Vidar   May-06-07 12:15 PM   #17 
  - that's what Enron & friends did to CA with electricity: sell out, make us buy back  yurbud   May-06-07 01:37 PM   #24 
  - The associated press should be ashamed for their propaganda.  go west young man   May-06-07 10:47 AM   #11 
  - If you think that AP is bad, check out todays Miami Herald op/ed hit job  Mika   May-06-07 10:53 AM   #12 
     - That opinion piece is truly ugly, Mika. Too bad so many of their readers will take it at face value,  Judi Lynn   May-06-07 11:31 AM   #14 
  - Hugo Chavez...douchebag. n/t  Rage for Order   May-06-07 12:03 PM   #15 
  - Deep analysis  Forkboy   May-06-07 01:46 PM   #25 
     - Thank you. I thought about it long and hard. And no.  Rage for Order   May-06-07 04:55 PM   #28 
  - Few have been more critical than Chavez than I, but I think this is a great move.  ryanmuegge   May-06-07 12:05 PM   #16 
  - Beware the industrial complex  ohio2007   May-06-07 12:21 PM   #18 
     - Very reminiscent.  ryanmuegge   May-06-07 12:27 PM   #19 
     - I'm just saying keep an eye on events as they play out  ohio2007   May-06-07 12:56 PM   #22 
     - Uhm, sounds like a party registration drive, I don't see what is so horrible about that...  Solon   May-07-07 11:19 AM   #47 
  - No matter how many right-wingers go to message boards to hiss their hatred for any leftist  Judi Lynn   May-06-07 12:43 PM   #21 
  - Time for the fan club to show up  Mudoria   May-06-07 01:12 PM   #23 
  - I'm the fan club for the people of Venezuela, who have actually read their Constitution,  Peace Patriot   May-06-07 02:56 PM   #26 
  - BRAVO.  lildreamer316   May-06-07 04:52 PM   #27 
  - Bravo!  silverweb   May-06-07 07:14 PM   #29 
  - An elegant, eloquent, and realistic response to an unworthy effort.  Judi Lynn   May-06-07 07:47 PM   #30 
  - I, too, am in a fan club  northzax   May-06-07 11:08 PM   #34 
     - Don't insult DU'ers with disinformation. George W. Bush refused to sell replacement parts  Judi Lynn   May-07-07 02:20 AM   #37 
        - where is the disinformation?  northzax   May-07-07 08:23 AM   #39 
           - This is so absurd.  1932   May-07-07 08:56 AM   #41 
              - again, where's the disinformation?  northzax   May-07-07 09:16 AM   #44 
              - Its not that you are wrong, its just that you forgot a few things...  Solon   May-07-07 11:32 AM   #48 
              - Its closer to 32% nowadays  Flanker   May-07-07 11:45 AM   #49 
                 - Well, you can't let facts get in the way of ideology...  Solon   May-07-07 12:26 PM   #50 
              - Start from the top:  1932   May-07-07 10:25 PM   #59 
              - = does not compute does not compute  nick303   May-07-07 10:55 PM   #60 
  - Chavez is a horrible tyrant  killbotfactory   May-07-07 02:05 AM   #36 
  - psst- you know what that same law did?  northzax   May-07-07 08:40 AM   #40 
     - Please list the areas in which the decree power was allowed.  1932   May-07-07 08:58 AM   #42 
     - that, of course, includes basically everything  northzax   May-07-07 09:18 AM   #45 
        - Yep, Chavez can now ban rainbows and puppies and declare himself King of Scotland  killbotfactory   May-07-07 03:10 PM   #53 
        - Are you saying that you don't know?  1932   May-07-07 10:20 PM   #58 
     - Decree powers which have been used before by other presidents  killbotfactory   May-07-07 03:05 PM   #51 
  - self referential post?  endarkenment   May-07-07 10:14 AM   #46 
  - Worth a try  Prophet 451   May-06-07 08:34 PM   #32 
  - What has gone on in Venezuela, what is going on now, and what must be done in the future are all far  Judi Lynn   May-06-07 10:00 PM   #33 
     - Not American  Prophet 451   May-07-07 09:02 AM   #43 
  - Well, at least he's said one good thing.  Catalyst   May-07-07 03:26 AM   #38 
  - Wow just wish our politicians had this in them.  bamacrat   May-07-07 03:49 PM   #54 
  - Venezuela's Jan-April vehicle sales almost double  Judi Lynn   May-08-07 05:31 AM   #61 
 

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