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Sezu Donating Member (920 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-06-09 12:58 AM
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25. lol but if he does, Chavez better have a
better hidey hole than Saddam
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  -Chavez: Venezuela to buy more tanks over US threat Bacchus39  Aug-05-09 07:54 PM   #0 
  - They did great in GW1 and 2, great idea..  Pavulon   Aug-05-09 08:08 PM   #1 
  - Agreed  Sherman A1   Aug-05-09 08:28 PM   #2 
  - The Russian Tanks, when used properly, did well in GWI and GWII  happyslug   Aug-06-09 11:17 AM   #59 
  - More air to surface and anti-tank missiles will be a big help, PLUS  IndianaGreen   Aug-05-09 08:32 PM   #3 
  - Hi Indiana I didnt recognize your new image/icon/thingie.  The abyss   Aug-05-09 11:28 PM   #21 
  - This would be really laughable if the $$$ were not needed for domestic programs in Venezuela  ProgressiveProfessor   Aug-05-09 08:35 PM   #4 
  - Chavez would be derelict if he allowed Venezuela to go the way of Iraq  IndianaGreen   Aug-05-09 08:59 PM   #9 
  - How could anyone seriously think Obama is going to invade anywhere in Latin America  ProgressiveProfessor   Aug-05-09 10:47 PM   #17 
  - lol but if he does, Chavez better have a  Sezu   Aug-06-09 12:58 AM   #25 
  - After Obama is out the door  saigon68   Aug-06-09 05:54 AM   #35 
  - good point. Cheney's left behinds are already sniffing Vzla's oil fields.  RedCloud   Aug-06-09 09:29 PM   #78 
  - indeed one only needs to reflect on the long history  endarkenment   Aug-06-09 06:51 AM   #41 
  - Huge presenece?  ProgressiveProfessor   Aug-06-09 09:17 AM   #54 
  - Decades ago you even needed congress for a war, but those times are over it seems  jakeXT   Aug-06-09 07:12 AM   #47 
  - thats what i was thinking, above it looks like some serious belief that  vadawg   Aug-06-09 07:19 AM   #48 
  - Right. The US typically backs coups instead of invading.  Flaneur   Aug-06-09 12:27 PM   #61 
  - thanks for your comments  ro1942   Aug-05-09 11:27 PM   #19 
  - This is not directed at the US, it is pointed at neighbors..  Pavulon   Aug-06-09 06:32 AM   #37 
  - Colombia, where we have spent over 2B this decade on military aide.  endarkenment   Aug-06-09 06:53 AM   #42 
     - No, every modern weapon we use  Pavulon   Aug-06-09 07:00 AM   #45 
        - that is just nonsense  endarkenment   Aug-06-09 08:01 AM   #50 
        - To a point...  ProgressiveProfessor   Aug-06-09 09:15 AM   #53 
        - So, then, why do we need seven bases in Colombia?  Flaneur   Aug-06-09 12:29 PM   #62 
  - Well, if Venezuela invades Kuwait, we might go in  JustABozoOnThisBus   Aug-06-09 06:40 AM   #39 
  - "This would be really laughable if the $$$ were not needed for domestic programs in Venezuela"  Regret My New Name   Aug-07-09 08:08 PM   #84 
  - Wonder how many he will give the Columbian rebels?  Tejas   Aug-05-09 08:35 PM   #5 
  - Tanks require support infrastructure and open country/road. No use to FARC  ProgressiveProfessor   Aug-05-09 08:38 PM   #6 
  - The will need time to grind off the serial numbers first  SeriousEbony   Aug-05-09 08:39 PM   #7 
  - Did you know that the Colombian insurgency has been raging for 50 years?  IndianaGreen   Aug-05-09 08:57 PM   #8 
  - Thanks. I didn't know that.  Wilms   Aug-05-09 09:04 PM   #10 
  - "All you know is" - you have no clue as to what I or anyone else knows.  Tejas   Aug-05-09 11:39 PM   #23 
  - Thanks for the reminder.  Vidar   Aug-06-09 04:33 AM   #34 
  - That is your spin on it, there are others...  ProgressiveProfessor   Aug-06-09 09:23 AM   #56 
  - who knows....  harmonicon   Aug-05-09 10:08 PM   #11 
  - Tanks are useless without air superiority  Kurska   Aug-05-09 10:14 PM   #12 
  - The Shah put his tanks to work intimidating HIS OWN POPULATION.  MADem   Aug-06-09 02:01 AM   #31 
  - You presume a US attack, consider if he decides to do more saber rattling at this neighbors?  ProgressiveProfessor   Aug-06-09 08:25 PM   #75 
  - Well...  Lagomorph   Aug-05-09 10:16 PM   #13 
  - Perhaps, as a country with oil resources in the ground, he is paranoid...  clixtox   Aug-06-09 12:23 AM   #24 
  - Old Soviet junk.  proteus_lives   Aug-05-09 10:33 PM   #14 
  - Soviet tanks are not junk...just not up to the latest MBT standards.  ProgressiveProfessor   Aug-05-09 10:52 PM   #18 
     - What's the ground like?  proteus_lives   Aug-05-09 11:28 PM   #20 
     - Varies, but over all, not really  ProgressiveProfessor   Aug-05-09 11:39 PM   #22 
     - Right you are.  Lagomorph   Aug-06-09 01:16 AM   #26 
        - Tanks in general are nothing to scoff at.  sofa king   Aug-06-09 01:46 AM   #30 
           - True, but with a little training...  Lagomorph   Aug-06-09 02:05 AM   #32 
  - He is so smart.  timeforpeace   Aug-05-09 10:38 PM   #15 
  - omigod omigod omigod OMIGOD!!!!!  bitchkitty   Aug-05-09 10:40 PM   #16 
  - .  fujiyama   Aug-06-09 01:34 AM   #27 
  - Oh, man, there's a job I don't want.  sofa king   Aug-06-09 01:38 AM   #28 
  - i told you guys he was nuttier than a fruit cake!  democracy1st   Aug-06-09 01:43 AM   #29 
  - You cant criticize christ che the water walker..  Pavulon   Aug-06-09 06:36 AM   #38 
  - How is having an armed force equipped with actual weapons  endarkenment   Aug-06-09 06:56 AM   #44 
     - Not wrong, just stupid  Pavulon   Aug-06-09 07:03 AM   #46 
     - Gee, maybe you should run for parliament there.  Flaneur   Aug-06-09 12:33 PM   #63 
        - Maybe you should go back to geography class,  Tejas   Aug-06-09 04:48 PM   #69 
     - Simple  DatManFromNawlins   Aug-06-09 09:28 AM   #57 
        - so if I understand your answer to why Chavez should not  endarkenment   Aug-06-09 04:30 PM   #68 
           - No, the point is that you refuse to understand.  Tejas   Aug-06-09 04:50 PM   #70 
              - Oh they are buying other stuff too, like air defense systems  endarkenment   Aug-06-09 05:09 PM   #71 
  - yeah this proves it  endarkenment   Aug-06-09 06:54 AM   #43 
     - He is well over armed WRT to his neighbors and could never have enough to stand up to the US  ProgressiveProfessor   Aug-06-09 09:21 AM   #55 
        - Don't let any facts hit you on the way out the door.  endarkenment   Aug-06-09 04:28 PM   #67 
           - Looks at the hardware, not just the # in uniform...some "facts" are more important than others.  ProgressiveProfessor   Aug-06-09 08:02 PM   #73 
  - Good move by Chavez, though deathsquads are the preferred US method.  Vidar   Aug-06-09 04:31 AM   #33 
  - What US threat? Is Obama threatening Chavez again?  sufrommich   Aug-06-09 06:22 AM   #36 
  - You are jesting, right? But just in case you are not ...  rabs   Aug-06-09 06:47 AM   #40 
     - all you are doing is repeating Chavez's wild accusations n/t  Bacchus39   Aug-06-09 07:29 AM   #49 
     - Its too bad B is such a stupid and ineffective...  WriteDown   Aug-06-09 08:26 AM   #51 
     - But Chavez will never be able to purchase enough weapons  hack89   Aug-06-09 03:19 PM   #66 
  - Rec to try to undo the UnReKKK-ing but Huguito's UnReKKK-ers are impenetrable!1 n/t  UTUSN   Aug-06-09 08:51 AM   #52 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-06-09 02:03 PM   #64 
  - Latin scholars recently bought an ad in CJR to out fabrications by AP  MinM   Aug-06-09 11:12 AM   #58 
  - I notice Chavez does NOT mention what Russian Tank he is looking at  happyslug   Aug-06-09 11:45 AM   #60 
  - Interesting analysis but the problem is you are looking at it practically  ProgressiveProfessor   Aug-06-09 08:22 PM   #74 
  - So far he's asked for....  Lagomorph   Aug-06-09 09:10 PM   #77 
     - Hmmm, not sure where you got your data  ProgressiveProfessor   Aug-06-09 10:27 PM   #79 
        - The Russians have many more systems....  Lagomorph   Aug-07-09 05:54 AM   #81 
           - Again, the details are important,  ProgressiveProfessor   Aug-07-09 12:54 PM   #82 
              - I'd love to have a conversation.  Lagomorph   Aug-07-09 08:02 PM   #83 
  - Time to invade Mexico.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Aug-06-09 02:19 PM   #65 
  - Laughable.  Cessna Invesco Palin   Aug-06-09 05:13 PM   #72 
  - This is a pointless waste of Venezuelan money.  Akoto   Aug-06-09 08:59 PM   #76 
  - He's just being PRUDENT...  TankLV   Aug-06-09 10:52 PM   #80 
     - They serve no purpose against the US military  hack89   Aug-08-09 08:40 AM   #85 
 

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