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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-30-09 09:59 PM
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30. Why can't Hugo be more like the Pentagon? KBR electrocutes our service people
and we keep giving them new contracts. Now, THAT is how real men do business!
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  -Can Hugo Chavez Steal His Way To Safety? Zorro  Jan-30-09 08:20 PM   #0 
  - Good for Hugo. My heart bleeds for the oil companies.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Jan-30-09 08:23 PM   #1 
  - "Hands Off The Windfall Oil Profits" by the author of your story  Ichingcarpenter   Jan-30-09 08:30 PM   #2 
  - And nobody read this article to comment on it?  Ichingcarpenter   Jan-30-09 09:40 PM   #25 
  - Are you denying the reporting in the article?  Zorro   Jan-30-09 11:05 PM   #47 
     - "Do you approve of corporate-santioned theft?"  Ichingcarpenter   Jan-30-09 11:28 PM   #54 
     - Political "scientist", eh?  Zorro   Jan-31-09 10:54 AM   #72 
     - "Do you approve of government-santioned theft?"  anaxarchos   Feb-01-09 01:24 AM   #88 
  - this guy is a nut  leftchick   Jan-31-09 10:40 AM   #71 
     - He also seems to be a liar because I found an article that says  sfexpat2000   Jan-31-09 01:19 PM   #81 
  - Forbes.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Jan-30-09 08:36 PM   #3 
  - Thievery is thievery  Zorro   Jan-30-09 08:40 PM   #4 
  - Yeah Exxon is your boy huh?  Ichingcarpenter   Jan-30-09 08:42 PM   #5 
  - Few understand the long term impacts of such actions  HardcoreProgressive   Jan-30-09 09:02 PM   #13 
  - Boy is that a hard core progressive stance  Ichingcarpenter   Jan-30-09 09:08 PM   #15 
  - Actually there is extensive historical evidence that seizures raise prices to that nation  HardcoreProgressive   Jan-30-09 09:32 PM   #23 
     - I imagine if you asked the people of Latin America, they'd say they've have enough  sfexpat2000   Jan-30-09 09:45 PM   #27 
     - True, but that not the issue here. When Gov abrogate agreements, they find fewer people willing to  HardcoreProgressive   Jan-30-09 10:04 PM   #32 
        - I seriously doubt Venezuela will have any trouble from this at all  sfexpat2000   Jan-30-09 10:08 PM   #33 
           - Whether it's true or not? Do you dispute the reporting in the article?  Zorro   Jan-30-09 11:03 PM   #45 
              - It's really your responsibility to know whether or not you're posting hit pieces, not mine. n/t  sfexpat2000   Jan-30-09 11:57 PM   #59 
     - Yes. When a nation goes socialist  Radical Activist   Jan-30-09 11:15 PM   #53 
        - Its not the gov, its the actions they take, fascist or socialist there are repercussions  HardcoreProgressive   Jan-31-09 10:19 AM   #69 
  - That's really deep, by golly. Here's a story on France's Total's expanding Venezuelan operations.  Judi Lynn   Jan-31-09 05:59 AM   #64 
  - Nationalization is not thievery  Hippo_Tron   Feb-01-09 05:12 AM   #92 
  - good for hugo, screw those texas scumbags  natrat   Jan-30-09 08:42 PM   #6 
  - he (allegedly) cheated Halliburton?? my respect for him went up another 2,000 points  Blue_Tires   Jan-30-09 08:45 PM   #7 
  - Yeah, like Hallibuton and Dick Cheney are angels and spread the wealth.  Ichingcarpenter   Jan-30-09 08:47 PM   #8 
  - I got it. Hugo Chavez = BAD Oil companies = GOOD. thanks. eom  navarth   Jan-30-09 08:49 PM   #9 
  - Do you think that only good people deserve the protection of the law?  Donald Ian Rankin   Feb-01-09 06:09 AM   #93 
  - Chavez's political structure requires a continuous large-scale influx of cash,  Occam Bandage   Jan-30-09 08:49 PM   #10 
  - Of course. Why should the people of Venezuela...  Mr Rabble   Jan-30-09 08:49 PM   #11 
  - That does not excuse the abrogation of an agreement sign with a private company by the gov.  HardcoreProgressive   Jan-30-09 08:59 PM   #12 
     - Halliburton should Sue  Ichingcarpenter   Jan-30-09 09:04 PM   #14 
     - Why can't Hugo be more like the Pentagon? KBR electrocutes our service people  sfexpat2000   Jan-30-09 09:59 PM   #30 
        - Yes, KBR the stepchild of Halliburton  Ichingcarpenter   Jan-30-09 10:03 PM   #31 
     - Really? Can you really consider what that means...  Mr Rabble   Jan-30-09 09:12 PM   #17 
        - It was with the state owned oil company, so presumptively it had his permission  HardcoreProgressive   Jan-30-09 09:37 PM   #24 
           - South America is not playing by the old neo-liberal rules anymore  Ichingcarpenter   Jan-30-09 09:53 PM   #28 
           - That is a bit mis leading  Mr Rabble   Jan-31-09 09:02 AM   #65 
              - They seem to be reneotiating the contract.  sfexpat2000   Jan-31-09 10:31 AM   #70 
                 - Thanks for locating this link. Very helpful. Nothing helps like the truth! n/t  Judi Lynn   Feb-01-09 04:05 AM   #90 
  - Gasp!1 Did Saint Hugo get "elected" for LIFE?!1 What happened?!1  UTUSN   Jan-30-09 09:12 PM   #16 
  - Exxon, Haliburton get ripped off  Ichingcarpenter   Jan-30-09 09:13 PM   #18 
  - I love you, Mickey! Scam the oil industry all you can. eom  Divine Discontent   Jan-30-09 09:14 PM   #19 
  - Oil prices going down are hurting the big Hugo. Bet the budget  deaniac21   Jan-30-09 09:22 PM   #20 
  - Unlike the US  me b zola   Jan-30-09 10:59 PM   #39 
     - Chavez is a friggin saint!  deaniac21   Jan-31-09 12:55 PM   #78 
        - Yeah, that's what I said  me b zola   Feb-01-09 01:52 AM   #89 
  - TG if you ever worked the oilfields. Thievery like this is common place.  Arctic Dave   Jan-30-09 09:28 PM   #21 
  - Yeah sure  Zorro   Jan-30-09 10:56 PM   #38 
     - Portable housing, heavy equipment, power generators. You name it.  Arctic Dave   Jan-30-09 11:03 PM   #44 
        - OK. Load me up that offshore oil platform  Zorro   Jan-30-09 11:09 PM   #49 
  - This guy is funny  madville   Jan-30-09 09:31 PM   #22 
  - They say he owes them $100 million, he says they owe him the oil rig.  bemildred   Jan-30-09 09:43 PM   #26 
  - What a douchebag. n/t  crimsonblue   Jan-30-09 09:57 PM   #29 
  - Not only does Hugo Chavez steal everything in sight, he eats babies too!!!!!!!!  devilgrrl   Jan-30-09 10:12 PM   #34 
  - Yeah! And Venezuela donates heating oil to poor Americans just to piss us off!  sfexpat2000   Jan-30-09 10:14 PM   #36 
  - Obama should be taking cues from Chavez  Larkspur   Jan-30-09 10:13 PM   #35 
  - Brilliant suggestion  Zorro   Jan-30-09 10:59 PM   #40 
  - Good idea. I wouldn't mind paying for everything as long as the gov't owned the banks. nt  anonymous171   Jan-30-09 11:00 PM   #43 
  - It's interesting to see  Zorro   Jan-30-09 10:54 PM   #37 
  - What a gracious host you are, Zorro. n/t  sfexpat2000   Jan-30-09 10:59 PM   #41 
  - Wait for me. I didn't get a chance to bleat my sanctimonious Chavista approval  leftstreet   Jan-30-09 11:08 PM   #48 
  - hey, they benefit from gov't sanctioned thievery in iraq & the us - losing by it in ven. just  Hannah Bell   Jan-30-09 11:13 PM   #50 
  - So you're OK with government-sanctioned thievery in Iraq?  Zorro   Jan-30-09 11:15 PM   #52 
     - then why are you posting on chavez?  Hannah Bell   Jan-30-09 11:28 PM   #55 
  - It's interesting to see the Big Oil defenders trashing a socialist hero  Hugabear   Jan-31-09 01:37 AM   #61 
  - Meh... get a life  varelse   Jan-30-09 10:59 PM   #42 
  - OK  Zorro   Jan-30-09 11:13 PM   #51 
     - I agree, one can always use more education  varelse   Jan-31-09 09:44 AM   #67 
  - Fuck Chavez. He's An Ignorant Scumbag.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jan-30-09 11:05 PM   #46 
  - Right. So ignorant - food and health care for people over oil exec profits -  bread_and_roses   Jan-31-09 09:17 AM   #66 
  - Fucking Republican Forbes distortions..."Lavish social programs"...The rich  LaPera   Jan-30-09 11:30 PM   #56 
  - Lavish social programs = lunch for school children.  sfexpat2000   Jan-30-09 11:54 PM   #57 
  - Forbes? I think they invented theft in South Americ. n/t  Cleita   Jan-30-09 11:57 PM   #58 
  - Duzy!  sfexpat2000   Jan-30-09 11:58 PM   #60 
  - Fuck this shithead  taught_me_patience   Jan-31-09 02:13 AM   #62 
  - Yes, and the oil companies can do and have done absolutely no wrong.  GreenTea   Jan-31-09 03:43 AM   #63 
  - I thought "Zorro" was a champion of the poor?  bread_and_roses   Jan-31-09 10:09 AM   #68 
  - Do you approve of government-sanctioned theft?  Zorro   Jan-31-09 11:07 AM   #75 
     - If there are any "theives" in the story it is the profiteering oil companies  bread_and_roses   Jan-31-09 12:18 PM   #76 
     - If thievery is the only option that will save them from starvation or death, then yes.  anonymous171   Jan-31-09 12:20 PM   #77 
     - What a huge crock of crap. As I posted above, the contract is now being  sfexpat2000   Jan-31-09 01:12 PM   #79 
  - Wasn't it Hugo Chavez who gave free heating oil to Seniors in the Northeast?  lib2DaBone   Jan-31-09 10:58 AM   #73 
  - Is giving. n/t  sfexpat2000   Jan-31-09 01:13 PM   #80 
  - Cool!  JVS   Jan-31-09 11:01 AM   #74 
  - ENSCO shut down operations on the rig  tkmorris   Jan-31-09 03:05 PM   #82 
  - Exactly. I didn't find it until this morning but that information was out Wednesday  sfexpat2000   Jan-31-09 03:40 PM   #83 
  - Well duhhh...  Zorro   Jan-31-09 09:38 PM   #85 
     - You posted a biased hit piece and now you're bitching at me?  tkmorris   Feb-01-09 12:43 AM   #86 
        - LOL!  EFerrari   Feb-01-09 01:17 AM   #87 
  - One last kick because the OP has not responded to the fact that nothing has been stolen  EFerrari   Jan-31-09 06:53 PM   #84 
  - StatoilHydro says Venezuela payments not delayed  Judi Lynn   Feb-01-09 04:46 AM   #91 

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