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Selatius Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-08-06 12:43 AM
Response to Reply #14
20. Chavez has oil we desperately need. Castro never had that advantage.
If Chavez has any influence, then it's that oil that will give him leverage.
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  -Israel is withdrawing its Ambassador to Venezuela theHandpuppet  Aug-07-06 11:32 PM   #0 
  - What do you think about this, HP?  Nikki Stone 1   Aug-07-06 11:34 PM   #1 
  - All for show, methinks  theHandpuppet   Aug-07-06 11:40 PM   #4 
     - India and Pakistan scare the crap out of me too.  Nikki Stone 1   Aug-07-06 11:43 PM   #8 
        - Agreed!  theHandpuppet   Aug-07-06 11:49 PM   #10 
           - Nikki, I was ill-informed  theHandpuppet   Aug-07-06 11:56 PM   #11 
              - Mm-hm!  magellan   Aug-08-06 02:47 AM   #38 
  - Israel and Venezuela relations at an "all-time low"? Whatever will we do?  MercutioATC   Aug-07-06 11:34 PM   #2 
  - Venezuela has oil we depend on  Erika   Aug-07-06 11:36 PM   #3 
  - And we helped attack Venezuela's elected gov't, so...  Selatius   Aug-07-06 11:41 PM   #5 
  - But Israel has political power in the US....Hugo Chavez does not  jerry611   Aug-07-06 11:44 PM   #9 
     - Chavez is gaining political power here  Erika   Aug-08-06 12:03 AM   #13 
        - No he isn't  jerry611   Aug-08-06 12:10 AM   #14 
           - Chavez has oil we desperately need. Castro never had that advantage.  Selatius   Aug-08-06 12:43 AM   #20 
           - Chavez though doesn't have a Soviet Union to protect him  jerry611   Aug-08-06 12:49 AM   #21 
              - Chavez doesn't need anybody to protect Venezuela  Selatius   Aug-08-06 12:55 AM   #22 
                 - We wouldn't need to take over the country....  jerry611   Aug-08-06 01:05 AM   #27 
                    - I don't see it as likely, the US is overstretched in Iraq as it is  Selatius   Aug-08-06 01:10 AM   #29 
                       - Who said anything about it being right now?  jerry611   Aug-08-06 01:21 AM   #34 
           - If they are affluent enough to move here, of course they hate him  eridani   Aug-08-06 04:30 AM   #39 
           - He's like Castro except for the whole elected thing...  KaptBunnyPants   Aug-08-06 10:31 AM   #40 
  - lol  Mr_Spock   Aug-08-06 01:15 AM   #32 
  - Here here  NobleCynic   Aug-08-06 11:31 AM   #43 
  - Well, this just keeps getting more interesting...  Endangered Specie   Aug-07-06 11:41 PM   #6 
  - BTW, folks, please do not recommend this thread!  theHandpuppet   Aug-07-06 11:42 PM   #7 
  - Um... I think I need some sleep  theHandpuppet   Aug-08-06 12:01 AM   #12 
     - the power of recs have no boundries. n/t  dweller   Aug-08-06 12:24 AM   #16 
  - Boo-Hoo...  SoCalDem   Aug-08-06 12:18 AM   #15 
  - That's not the real reason - the real reason is because Israel is going to  Pachamama   Aug-08-06 12:39 AM   #17 
  - Yes, that's why I suspect he visited Iran, since they both are OPEC states  Selatius   Aug-08-06 12:41 AM   #18 
  - Imagine, two of the biggest suppliers and oil reserve countries shutting  Pachamama   Aug-08-06 01:00 AM   #24 
  - Nuke the shit out of Iran?  evox   Aug-08-06 12:43 AM   #19 
  - So you think that Israel does not possess nuclear arms?  Pachamama   Aug-08-06 12:57 AM   #23 
     - Never mind what weapons they got...  evox   Aug-08-06 01:05 AM   #26 
        - Why get rid of Iran? I said nuke the shit out of them...  Pachamama   Aug-08-06 01:17 AM   #33 
  - There Is Not A Chance, Ma'am  The Magistrate   Aug-08-06 01:10 AM   #30 
     - Don't be so sure....  Pachamama   Aug-08-06 01:12 AM   #31 
     - One Can Be As Sure Of That, Ma'am, As Of Tomorrow's Sunrise  The Magistrate   Aug-08-06 01:58 AM   #35 
        - Is the sunrise there if no one can see it?  Pachamama   Aug-08-06 02:33 AM   #36 
           - Yes, Ma'am  The Magistrate   Aug-08-06 02:36 AM   #37 
     - I hope that you are right.  KaptBunnyPants   Aug-08-06 10:37 AM   #41 
        - Pakistan Would Not Defend Iran, Sir  The Magistrate   Aug-08-06 10:41 AM   #42 
  - Good for them  SensibleAmerican   Aug-08-06 01:04 AM   #25 
     - or maybe it's just  evox   Aug-08-06 01:06 AM   #28 
     - How?  EstimatedProphet   Aug-09-06 03:19 PM   #44 

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