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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-20-09 05:27 PM
Response to Reply #69
72. If Hugo Chavez played ball with Exxon and with DEA drug trafficking,
he'd have been Bush's darling and he would have gotten as medal, too, just like Uribe did -- whose regime leads the world in the murder of union organizers.

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  -Can someone tell me why I keep hearing Hugo Chavez described as the enemy by our media? NNN0LHI  Apr-20-09 09:44 AM   #0 
  - I've never heard him described as the enemy by the media  pnutbutr   Apr-20-09 09:46 AM   #1 
  - Was not the term "enemy" used by that idiot Kneale, albeit Kneale is just a RW mouthpiece and not  indepat   Apr-20-09 10:34 AM   #23 
  - I dunno  pnutbutr   Apr-20-09 11:12 AM   #26 
  - i have. msnbc this am talked of President Obama meeting with the enemy..hugo  spanone   Apr-20-09 11:32 AM   #31 
  - Here you go:  EFerrari   Apr-20-09 03:14 PM   #54 
  - The overwhelming majority ....  bvar22   Apr-20-09 07:03 PM   #82 
  - Newt Gingrich just called him "Anti-American on Hardball.  bvar22   Apr-20-09 07:05 PM   #83 
  - Any foreign leader who refuses to be bullied by the US  malaise   Apr-20-09 09:47 AM   #2 
  - Well put  dipsydoodle   Apr-20-09 09:49 AM   #3 
  - How has the US bullied him?  pnutbutr   Apr-20-09 09:51 AM   #7 
     - The attempted coup of 2002... your friendly CIA  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-20-09 09:52 AM   #10 
     - From what I have seen  pnutbutr   Apr-20-09 10:01 AM   #13 
     - Try to read the latin american press  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-20-09 10:14 AM   #17 
     - I don't oppose that  pnutbutr   Apr-20-09 11:30 AM   #30 
        - My, my. Aren't you the lovely imperialist.  scarletwoman   Apr-20-09 12:02 PM   #36 
        - you must have misunderstood my intent  pnutbutr   Apr-20-09 12:04 PM   #38 
           - And who decides which people to help? What if another country wanted to "help" the disaffected  scarletwoman   Apr-20-09 12:47 PM   #42 
           - Chavez is helping the shit on  pnutbutr   Apr-20-09 01:05 PM   #44 
              - I think you have an extremely distorted view of Venezuela. But I don't really care about that.  scarletwoman   Apr-20-09 01:25 PM   #46 
              - You are right, sort off, and you are the American that cannot understand  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-20-09 02:21 PM   #48 
              - just out of curiosity  northzax   Apr-20-09 04:09 PM   #63 
              - The VZ government did not take  WyLoochka   Apr-20-09 03:12 PM   #53 
                 - Fox News, obviously.  RaleighNCDUer   Apr-21-09 02:30 PM   #86 
           - The US has rarely - if ever  WyLoochka   Apr-20-09 03:01 PM   #52 
           - Which people is Chavez "shitting on"?  bvar22   Apr-20-09 07:09 PM   #84 
              - The same 5% that Obama's tax plan is shitting on. nt  RaleighNCDUer   Apr-21-09 02:31 PM   #87 
        - Long live the Empire  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-20-09 02:17 PM   #47 
        - Overthrowing leaders is a sure-fire way to get members of that country to hate us  JonLP24   Apr-20-09 03:20 PM   #60 
        - Let me get this straight: you can rightly understand the attempt to ILLEGALLY over throw Morales?  EFerrari   Apr-20-09 05:25 PM   #71 
        - So you would have been in favor of a coup against Dubya, then?  Arugula Latte   Apr-20-09 05:40 PM   #75 
     - Lots of articles at Third World Traveler...  stillcool   Apr-20-09 10:19 AM   #20 
     - I love Third World Traveler!  Nostalgic   Apr-20-09 05:44 PM   #77 
        - Their search function is the best...  stillcool   Apr-20-09 07:02 PM   #81 
     - You weren't paying attention  WyLoochka   Apr-20-09 02:31 PM   #50 
     - The failed USA backed coup of 2002,  PufPuf23   Apr-20-09 03:19 PM   #58 
     - See #10.  AllieB   Apr-20-09 09:54 AM   #11 
  - This has been bothering me, too.  netania99   Apr-20-09 09:50 AM   #4 
  - a "dictator", as well. I guess venezuelans who vote didn't realize  ChairmanAgnostic   Apr-20-09 09:50 AM   #5 
  - You can vote a dictator into power  pnutbutr   Apr-20-09 09:52 AM   #9 
     - And then re-elect him as well.  RaleighNCDUer   Apr-20-09 10:23 AM   #22 
        - not really  pnutbutr   Apr-20-09 11:19 AM   #27 
           - Hey, don't let the facts get in the way of your prejudices. nt  RaleighNCDUer   Apr-20-09 11:22 AM   #28 
           - wat?  pnutbutr   Apr-20-09 11:32 AM   #32 
              - I'm sure you don't. nt  RaleighNCDUer   Apr-20-09 11:39 AM   #35 
           - you can't win, you know  northzax   Apr-20-09 11:30 AM   #29 
  - two reasons  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-20-09 09:50 AM   #6 
  - In many ways Chavez is a hero!  ananda   Apr-20-09 09:52 AM   #8 
  - not for long  pnutbutr   Apr-20-09 09:54 AM   #12 
     - I've been there several times, pre and post Chavez  ChairmanAgnostic   Apr-20-09 10:10 AM   #15 
     - are you kidding  pnutbutr   Apr-20-09 11:37 AM   #34 
        - my last visit was 3 yrs ago.  ChairmanAgnostic   Apr-20-09 02:28 PM   #49 
     - Why would Venezuela no longer make money...  stillcool   Apr-20-09 10:21 AM   #21 
        - Chavez' own government reports claimed that the Bolivarian Revolution  northzax   Apr-20-09 11:33 AM   #33 
           - Oil will only go up...  stillcool   Apr-20-09 12:09 PM   #39 
           - Not with demand being down  pnutbutr   Apr-20-09 12:21 PM   #40 
           - I don't think so...  stillcool   Apr-20-09 01:08 PM   #45 
           - so does everything else  northzax   Apr-20-09 12:46 PM   #41 
              - In this global recession is their...  stillcool   Apr-20-09 01:05 PM   #43 
                 - unfortunately, yes  northzax   Apr-20-09 04:34 PM   #65 
           - They've done a good deal of tinkering since then.  EFerrari   Apr-20-09 04:27 PM   #64 
  - Because we always need a South American boogeyman...  Historic NY   Apr-20-09 10:09 AM   #14 
  - Obama is aware... he mentioned CITGO to the US Press  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-20-09 10:19 AM   #19 
  - To our media, he is the enemy.  dkofos   Apr-20-09 10:11 AM   #16 
  - u mean the cia?  populistdriven   Apr-20-09 05:17 PM   #66 
  - If true it's probably because Chavez himself was quoted as saying...  cobalt1999   Apr-20-09 10:16 AM   #18 
  - I put up a thread on this yesterday. There's an AP headline in the OP.  EFerrari   Apr-20-09 03:15 PM   #55 
  - I wonder if the people who stayed warm  polmaven   Apr-20-09 10:39 AM   #24 
  - Cuz he called the giggling jackass 'the devil'  louis-t   Apr-20-09 10:39 AM   #25 
  - Because he is the enemy of the corporate oligarchs that own the media. nt  anonymous171   Apr-20-09 12:03 PM   #37 
  - Apparently, that fat piece of human garbage Rush Limbaugh  EnviroBat   Apr-20-09 02:43 PM   #51 
  - Whether we see it or not all MSM news outlets have pro-america bias  JonLP24   Apr-20-09 03:16 PM   #56 
  - "He talked back." Jim Casey in "The Grapes of Wrath".  Tierra_y_Libertad   Apr-20-09 03:17 PM   #57 
  - He is an enemy of Capitalism.  blindpig   Apr-20-09 03:19 PM   #59 
  - ahh the equal sign between "capitalism" and "democracy"  TWiley   Apr-20-09 03:25 PM   #62 
  - Hugo Nationalized energy and pissed off Big Texas Oil  TWiley   Apr-20-09 03:24 PM   #61 
  - It's fucking amazing, isn't it?  Hissyspit   Apr-20-09 05:17 PM   #67 
  - Don't worry. Nobody in the U.S. listens to Chavez  RufusTFirefly   Apr-20-09 05:22 PM   #68 
  - I don't consider him an enemy  Time for change   Apr-20-09 05:23 PM   #69 
  - If Hugo Chavez played ball with Exxon and with DEA drug trafficking,  EFerrari   Apr-20-09 05:27 PM   #72 
  - He has oil and it's not ours yet. What else could he be?  shadowknows69   Apr-20-09 05:24 PM   #70 
  - And don't forget the race angle  RufusTFirefly   Apr-20-09 05:39 PM   #73 
  - Racism in Latin America is more open and also  EFerrari   Apr-20-09 05:41 PM   #76 
  - Because he's the enemy of our media  rucky   Apr-20-09 05:39 PM   #74 
  - The CIA's role in intervening in other governments all over the  Nostalgic   Apr-20-09 05:54 PM   #78 
  - All of the above  progressoid   Apr-20-09 06:01 PM   #79 
  - not only there ..here as well. All I hear is good things about him like helping the poor.  wroberts189   Apr-20-09 06:05 PM   #80 
  - The threat of a good example (Noam Chomsky)  struggle4progress   Apr-21-09 12:51 AM   #85 
 

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