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Manifestor_of_Light Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-17-10 02:54 PM
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Nobody mentions Aristide.
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Aristide was the democratically elected president of Haiti. OUR government, OUR tax dollars, overthrew him and installed a puppet.

I have no idea if Aristide would be a better president, but his election was certified as clean.

Just like we tried to overthrow Hugo Chavez, and failed. Only in this one bit of imperialism, we succeeded.

:wtf:

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  -Nobody mentions Aristide. Manifestor_of_Light  Jan-17-10 02:54 PM   #0 
  - I have posted on about a dozen threads and I started one. I am obsessed with  peacetalksforall   Jan-17-10 02:59 PM   #1 
  - apparently he was not governing the way we wanted back then, so I don't know why he  bertman   Jan-17-10 03:02 PM   #2 
  - Do see sources here:  Ghost Dog   Jan-17-10 03:04 PM   #3 
  - he is certainly being mentioned on DU-- amy talked about him, and the international news is talking  niyad   Jan-17-10 03:23 PM   #4 
  - Aristide was not favorable for the Haitian elite (often mulattos) and the international businesses  FarCenter   Jan-17-10 03:28 PM   #5 
  - Aristide has been mentioning Aristide - and its been reported in the mainstream media  stray cat   Jan-17-10 03:47 PM   #6 
  - Ironies and history - my view  peacetalksforall   Jan-17-10 04:30 PM   #7 
  - President Chavez wasn't in office in 1991. He became president in 1999.  DutchLiberal   Jan-17-10 04:41 PM   #8 
  - You're right. I remembered it wrong. I think it's too late to edit it. Thanks.  peacetalksforall   Jan-17-10 06:17 PM   #14 
  - what bullshit. if you think there was a coup against  cali   Jan-17-10 04:46 PM   #9 
  - I started to write a reply, but then saw it was you, so I deleted it again...  DutchLiberal   Jan-17-10 05:00 PM   #13 
  - I apoligize for my mistake about Chavez - 1991. I'm not going to go into Zelaya. We were  peacetalksforall   Jan-17-10 06:22 PM   #16 
  - The second line is wrong. - 1991 - sorry.  peacetalksforall   Jan-17-10 06:19 PM   #15 
  - he was on CNN a couple days ago , saying he wanted to go back to his country..  flyarm   Jan-17-10 04:49 PM   #10 
  - Maybe bush and clinton will want to meet with him and  duphase   Jan-17-10 04:58 PM   #11 
  - Was Aristide democratically elected? I doubt it.  DutchLiberal   Jan-17-10 04:59 PM   #12 
  - Earthquake. n/t  Cessna Invesco Palin   Jan-17-10 06:43 PM   #17 
 

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