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bemildred Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-03-11 11:51 AM
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33. But that is our habit.
Tyrannical friends are just peachy if we get what we want from them.

And rules are not rules unless you follow them when it is inconvenient.

And that tell you a great deal about the people who run our country these days.
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  -Venezuelas Law of Fair Prices Goes into Effect Peace Patriot  Nov-25-11 10:26 AM   #0 
  - Chavez is going to get himself invaded for sure.  bemildred   Nov-25-11 10:35 AM   #1 
  - The invasion is imminent, remember  ChangoLoa   Nov-25-11 01:14 PM   #2 
     - It's happened before, many times.  bemildred   Nov-25-11 01:32 PM   #3 
     - USA invading Venezuela because of the law of prices? C'mon kiddo  ChangoLoa   Nov-25-11 01:36 PM   #5 
        - I'm OK, other than being older than I once was.  bemildred   Nov-25-11 01:43 PM   #6 
        - It was an affective and reciprocal "kiddo"  ChangoLoa   Nov-25-11 01:51 PM   #9 
           - I am sort of optimistic, because they have screwed the pooch so badly.  bemildred   Nov-25-11 02:08 PM   #12 
              - Right but we keep on selling oil to the US in similar quantities with or without Chavez  ChangoLoa   Nov-26-11 11:56 AM   #17 
                 - Probably about right.  bemildred   Nov-27-11 12:16 PM   #20 
                    - Latin America seems to have bright perspectives... but I remember  ChangoLoa   Nov-30-11 04:56 PM   #26 
                       - True, but things have changed a lot since then.  bemildred   Dec-03-11 11:41 AM   #31 
        - Do you remember WIN?  bemildred   Nov-25-11 01:46 PM   #7 
           - I especially like this quote:  bemildred   Nov-25-11 02:20 PM   #14 
     - It is quite true, IIRC, that we (the USA) have not invaded Venezuela before, one of the few. nt  bemildred   Nov-25-11 01:35 PM   #4 
        - No one's ever invaded us since we defeated the Spaniards from the Caribbean to the Cuzco.  ChangoLoa   Nov-25-11 01:46 PM   #8 
           - Not since the end of Great Colombia IIRC. The only one.  bemildred   Nov-25-11 01:56 PM   #10 
              - Chavez could have created a real leftist platform to organize the country  ChangoLoa   Nov-25-11 02:03 PM   #11 
                 - He has his flaws, as all politicians do.  bemildred   Nov-25-11 02:18 PM   #13 
                 - In Chavez defense, I have to say that some of his enemies are nuts too.  bemildred   Nov-25-11 02:32 PM   #15 
                    - You know, since the 'divisive' politics started affecting ordinary citizens (Lista Tascon)  ChangoLoa   Nov-26-11 12:24 PM   #18 
                       - Well, I do not trust or automatically agree with any government.  bemildred   Nov-27-11 12:07 PM   #19 
                       - I don't trust his opponents. But they can't rule the country alone. They HAVE to establish consensus  ChangoLoa   Nov-30-11 04:58 PM   #27 
                          - I sort of agree, I don't think Chavez' changes can just all be undone.  bemildred   Dec-03-11 11:48 AM   #32 
                       - "no moral criteria for criticizing and opposing right-wing governments for acting in the same way"  joshcryer   Nov-30-11 07:26 PM   #28 
                          - But that is our habit.  bemildred   Dec-03-11 11:51 AM   #33 
                             - Yes, but I disagree with our 'leaders' when our country does it.  joshcryer   Dec-04-11 07:31 AM   #34 
                                - Me too.  bemildred   Dec-04-11 09:02 AM   #35 
  - Chavez Price Caps Spark Panic Buying of Coffee, Toilet Paper  bemildred   Nov-26-11 12:32 AM   #16 
  - Funny how panic buying, here, on "Black Friday," with people trampling each other  Peace Patriot   Nov-27-11 01:40 PM   #21 
     - I am sure the "panic buying" is very profitable in both instances.  bemildred   Nov-27-11 01:50 PM   #22 
     - Thanks for taking the time to make these points.We do get played by the corporate "news" media. n/t  Judi Lynn   Nov-27-11 02:08 PM   #23 
     - I don't think Venezuelans were looking for bargains, they were stocking  Bacchus39   Nov-30-11 12:46 PM   #24 
     - "raised the minimum wage".... really? Then why is it lower than what it was 3 years ago?  ChangoLoa   Nov-30-11 04:46 PM   #25 
        - No worries, other Venezuelan observer do not have such a low opinion of your country or peoples.  joshcryer   Nov-30-11 07:31 PM   #29 
  - Another war...  CJvR   Dec-01-11 01:52 PM   #30 
 

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