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bemildred Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-05-08 10:43 PM
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19. Well, I just couldn't resist after you started talking about not being stupid and everything. nt
Edited on Tue Aug-05-08 10:43 PM by bemildred
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  -Venezuela's Chavez pushes through 26 decrees Zorro  Aug-05-08 09:36 PM   #0 
  - Good for Chavez - putting the needs of the people  bitchkitty   Aug-05-08 09:49 PM   #1 
  - And by decree at that  wvbygod   Aug-06-08 12:35 PM   #51 
     - they voted again...and got it right this time  ohio2007   Mar-04-09 08:43 PM   #123 
  - Our Venezuelan friends have much to teach us about the workings of democracy  Psephos   Aug-05-08 09:53 PM   #2 
  - Ask that asshole Carmona why he fears democracy.  bemildred   Aug-05-08 09:58 PM   #3 
  - and repression will keep him there nt  realisticphish   Aug-05-08 10:00 PM   #4 
  - And elections will keep him there. nt  bemildred   Aug-05-08 10:06 PM   #8 
     - elections where he's the only candidate  realisticphish   Aug-05-08 10:12 PM   #10 
        - There have been no such elections in Venezula, and there will not be.  bemildred   Aug-05-08 10:26 PM   #14 
        - Not every "Man of the People" becomes a dictator ......hmm  ohio2007   Mar-04-09 08:47 PM   #124 
        - uh, huh  paulk   Aug-05-08 10:39 PM   #18 
        - "The Facts about the List of 'Banned Candidates' in Venezuela"  Peace Patriot   Aug-06-08 02:21 AM   #35 
        - and who appoints this "comptroller general" fellow?  paulk   Aug-06-08 09:48 AM   #46 
        - Cool...more edicts by chavez appointment and backed up by a chavez blogsite  wvbygod   Aug-06-08 12:42 PM   #53 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-06-08 12:52 PM   #55 
        - That's pretty democratic isn't it? lol n/t  Sezu   Aug-06-08 12:53 PM   #56 
        - DU'ers were aware long ago that the decision to block these candidates being investigated for corrup  Judi Lynn   Aug-05-08 10:57 PM   #20 
        - The Facts about the List of Banned Candidates in Venezuela  Judi Lynn   Aug-05-08 11:07 PM   #21 
        - Judi Lynn  IggyReed   Aug-06-08 12:30 PM   #50 
        - IN our country, "a public official commits fraud, rips off tax payers and steals from all of us" is  Judi Lynn   Aug-06-08 01:28 PM   #61 
           - Maybe...  IggyReed   Aug-06-08 01:38 PM   #62 
              - It doesn't take them long to spew their labels, like Joe McCarthy, without substance.  Judi Lynn   Aug-06-08 01:49 PM   #64 
        - Thank you!! for these posts. Very much appreciated.  iconicgnom   Aug-06-08 11:28 PM   #103 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-06-08 12:21 PM   #49 
        - Making up lies about socialist leaders. Where've I seen that before?  iconicgnom   Aug-06-08 11:16 PM   #102 
  - ruling by decree is democratic?  paulk   Aug-05-08 10:03 PM   #6 
     - You need to read up on how law is made here in the good old USA.  bemildred   Aug-05-08 10:05 PM   #7 
        - what does the status of the USA have to do with Venezuela nt  realisticphish   Aug-05-08 10:13 PM   #11 
        - "Ruling by decree" is how most law is made here in the USA.  bemildred   Aug-05-08 10:23 PM   #12 
        - can't you do any better than that?  paulk   Aug-05-08 10:24 PM   #13 
        - I guess talking to you got me confused about that for a moment ... nt  bemildred   Aug-05-08 10:27 PM   #15 
           - and here comes the personal insults  paulk   Aug-05-08 10:36 PM   #16 
              - Well, I just couldn't resist after you started talking about not being stupid and everything. nt  bemildred   Aug-05-08 10:43 PM   #19 
              - defend Chavez.  paulk   Aug-05-08 11:19 PM   #23 
                 - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-05-08 11:26 PM   #25 
                 - if he'd done it by decree back then he would have had a civil war  paulk   Aug-05-08 11:39 PM   #29 
                    - The reforms he was interested in were 33, not the entire 69 issues which appeared in the referendum.  Judi Lynn   Aug-06-08 01:07 AM   #32 
                    - then why did he try to shove all 69 down the throat of VZ?  paulk   Aug-06-08 09:41 AM   #45 
                    - Rest assured...  Flatulo   Mar-06-09 09:15 PM   #128 
                 - No. You don't listen, you just insult.  bemildred   Aug-06-08 07:30 AM   #38 
                 - LOL!  paulk   Aug-06-08 09:35 AM   #44 
                 - Explain why you think it's "undemocratic" for Bill Clinton to have reinstated aid--  eridani   Aug-06-08 06:20 PM   #93 
                 - get real -  paulk   Aug-06-08 08:55 PM   #100 
                    - Explain what the difference is between a "decree" and an "executive order" n/t  eridani   Aug-07-08 06:08 AM   #108 
                    - I doubt that anyone who isn't a complete fucking idiot  paulk   Aug-07-08 10:34 AM   #111 
                    - Really?  IggyReed   Aug-07-08 01:07 PM   #114 
                       - those policies did not result from executive orders  paulk   Aug-07-08 01:27 PM   #115 
                          - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-07-08 02:08 PM   #118 
                 - It's obvious. Because King Hugo knows best.  Dave From Canada   Mar-07-09 06:02 PM   #130 
              - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Aug-06-08 01:34 AM   #33 
              - How can you back Chavez...  IggyReed   Aug-06-08 12:38 PM   #52 
        - OK. Is instituting laws by decree that have been VOTED DOWN by the citzenry democratic?  rinsd   Aug-06-08 04:46 PM   #81 
           - This is rule by decree:  bemildred   Aug-06-08 05:16 PM   #87 
              - I'll take that as agreement that rule by decree is not democratic.  rinsd   Aug-06-08 05:35 PM   #88 
                 - It also seems to be O.K. when US puppets rule by decree, and it seems it was fine  Judi Lynn   Aug-06-08 05:46 PM   #89 
                 - The point is that "Rule by decree" is not the same thing as making law by decree.  bemildred   Aug-06-08 05:58 PM   #90 
                 - So using law by decree to circumvent a democratic vote by the citizenry is democratic...  rinsd   Aug-06-08 06:10 PM   #91 
                    - No, it's autocratic, authoritarian, especially is there is no way to appeal.  bemildred   Aug-06-08 06:20 PM   #94 
                 - And it's OK when Gacria and Uribe do it?  eridani   Aug-06-08 06:21 PM   #95 
  - "Didn't consult major business groups"? Oh, the humanity!  Lydia Leftcoast   Aug-05-08 10:01 PM   #5 
  - True enough  Texano78704   Aug-07-08 08:12 PM   #120 
  - Is this the same business community that failed to "consult" with Chavez when trying to kill him???  Selatius   Aug-05-08 10:06 PM   #9 
  - Venezuela makes only minor change to bank law (Reuters)  struggle4progress   Aug-05-08 10:38 PM   #17 
  - Thanks for the illuminating article from Reuters, of all sources! Very interesting.  Judi Lynn   Aug-05-08 11:10 PM   #22 
  - The international banking community needed an accurate report, I should guess  struggle4progress   Aug-05-08 11:35 PM   #27 
  - What?  Texano78704   Aug-07-08 08:15 PM   #121 
  - Quite the spin on that AP article as per usual. Who wouldn't immediate stampede over to ask question  Judi Lynn   Aug-05-08 11:24 PM   #24 
  - Some of the laws referenced in the OP  Rage for Order   Aug-05-08 11:29 PM   #26 
  - That would only alarm whore/hogs who have been bilking the masses.  Judi Lynn   Aug-05-08 11:37 PM   #28 
  - You're being snarky with the wrong person  Rage for Order   Aug-05-08 11:41 PM   #30 
  - Who wouldn't have noticed you were using the article? You said you were, as in "OP." n/t  Judi Lynn   Aug-06-08 01:05 AM   #31 
     - The I have to wonder...  Rage for Order   Aug-06-08 08:19 PM   #98 
  - So you endorse the creation of Venezuelan paramilitary organizations  Zorro   Aug-06-08 09:08 AM   #42 
  - New Decrees From Chvez Mirror Spurned Measures  Bacchus39   Aug-06-08 07:39 AM   #40 
  - It's the Associated Pukes. So we're only getting half the story...  Peace Patriot   Aug-06-08 02:10 AM   #34 
  - it is not helpful that our candidate repeats the puke mantra  leftchick   Aug-06-08 07:43 AM   #41 
  - I learn many things on these threads  Zorro   Aug-06-08 09:11 AM   #43 
  - And the thug expands his President for Life status.  onehandle   Aug-06-08 06:00 AM   #36 
  - When Chavez rule by decree, it's "democratic"  robcon   Aug-06-08 07:19 AM   #37 
  - Many, many DUers approve Bush-like behavior,  Snarkturian Clone   Aug-06-08 07:37 AM   #39 
  - Those same DUers are allergic to the phrase 'I was wrong'  Dreamer Tatum   Aug-06-08 01:04 PM   #58 
  - LOL!  IggyReed   Aug-06-08 01:18 PM   #59 
     - Blahblah ChavezgoodUSAbad blahblah  Dreamer Tatum   Aug-06-08 01:24 PM   #60 
        - ...  IggyReed   Aug-06-08 01:47 PM   #63 
           - Bush's puppet Peruvian President Alan Garcia also used these powers given him  Judi Lynn   Aug-06-08 02:16 PM   #65 
           - What the HELL are you blathering about?  Dreamer Tatum   Aug-06-08 03:24 PM   #67 
              - What I said was as clear as can be  IggyReed   Aug-06-08 04:15 PM   #75 
              - Your inconsistency disqualifies you  Dreamer Tatum   Aug-06-08 04:25 PM   #77 
                 - Pure delusion  IggyReed   Aug-06-08 04:35 PM   #79 
              - Why would you not be aware of American oil business in Venezuela?  Judi Lynn   Aug-06-08 04:51 PM   #83 
  - Ain't that the truth  nels25   Aug-06-08 02:31 PM   #66 
  - Come on  IggyReed   Aug-06-08 03:43 PM   #72 
     - So glad to see your informed posts. As you are aware, there are far too few people crowding  Judi Lynn   Aug-06-08 03:54 PM   #73 
  - Amazing, isn't it? nt  Flatulo   Mar-06-09 09:35 PM   #129 
  - Explain this for me, the "president for life" thing  IggyReed   Aug-06-08 12:49 PM   #54 
     - Don't even go THERE! lol  Mika   Mar-05-09 12:38 AM   #125 
  - Good! He has to do something about RW Colombian drug-trafficking death squads.  Joanne98   Aug-06-08 10:06 AM   #47 
  - Don't hold your breath for those  Dreamer Tatum   Aug-06-08 01:03 PM   #57 
  - It's only a matter of time before the concert...  twiceshy   Aug-06-08 11:05 AM   #48 
  - Didn't know they traveled in swarms  Lydia Leftcoast   Aug-06-08 03:26 PM   #68 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-06-08 03:30 PM   #69 
     - Back at ya  IggyReed   Aug-06-08 04:19 PM   #76 
  - Fuck the business groups but what's the story with the militias?  anonymous171   Aug-06-08 03:34 PM   #70 
  - Colombian? The ones hired by the Venezuelan oligarchy?  Judi Lynn   Aug-06-08 03:42 PM   #71 
  - It's essentially his private army  Dreamer Tatum   Aug-06-08 04:13 PM   #74 
  - Hugo thinks that is plenty of time to invade Iran and kick his ass  ohio2007   Aug-06-08 04:34 PM   #78 
  - More US exceptionalism...  IggyReed   Aug-06-08 04:40 PM   #80 
     - This is what I'm talking about  IggyReed   Aug-06-08 04:49 PM   #82 
     - better check your #'s  ohio2007   Aug-06-08 04:51 PM   #84 
        - Yep  IggyReed   Aug-06-08 04:59 PM   #86 
           - judging by your post count  ohio2007   Aug-06-08 07:28 PM   #96 
              - More amazingly brilliant comments from you, you're even more clever than you think you are  IggyReed   Aug-07-08 12:38 PM   #113 
  - You imagine Venezuela should be free to be overrun by the Colombian paramilitaries hired by the  Judi Lynn   Aug-06-08 04:57 PM   #85 
     - Judi, you have zero credibility with me when it comes to matters Venezuelan  Dreamer Tatum   Aug-06-08 11:48 PM   #105 
  - There is nothing rich people fear more than poor people who can defend themselves.  killbotfactory   Aug-06-08 06:13 PM   #92 
  - a mixture of two things  Anarcho-Socialist   Aug-07-08 08:08 AM   #109 
  - Mugabe used to be a hero to many DUers..  Imajika   Aug-06-08 07:43 PM   #97 
  - Chavez = Mugabe, you say. That's a flat out lie.  iconicgnom   Aug-06-08 11:45 PM   #104 
  - I challenge you to produce evidence supporting your claim  ronnie624   Aug-07-08 12:36 AM   #107 
  - I disagree with some of that  Anarcho-Socialist   Aug-07-08 08:15 AM   #110 
  - Well, your opinion is exactly right.  Dave From Canada   Mar-07-09 06:05 PM   #131 
  - Venezuelans protest Chavez's new socialist push  ohio2007   Aug-06-08 08:49 PM   #99 
  - More crap  IggyReed   Aug-07-08 12:03 PM   #112 
  - How's that government-managed economy doing?  Zorro   Aug-06-08 10:57 PM   #101 
     - Give it time. It worked in Japan.  iconicgnom   Aug-06-08 11:49 PM   #106 
     - Maybe Chavez should take the Japanese, rather than the East German economic model, then  robcon   Aug-07-08 01:39 PM   #116 
        - Have you read or heard about the book "MITI" by Chalmers Johnson?  IggyReed   Aug-07-08 01:56 PM   #117 
           - Japan also...  WriteDown   Aug-07-08 02:34 PM   #119 
     - Venezuela to Cut Oil Contracts as Prices Fall ( six month bump for a Rule by Decree review)  ohio2007   Mar-04-09 08:40 PM   #122 
        - I'm glad you kicked this thread. It's a classic. n/t  EFerrari   Mar-06-09 02:00 AM   #126 
           - It is an oldie but goodie, isn't it? They get so crabby when they're helpless, don't they?  Judi Lynn   Mar-06-09 02:48 AM   #127 

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