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molly77 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-18-11 08:59 AM
Response to Reply #106
110. When Castro and Chavez make speeches
I see hundreds of people clapping. When bush made speeches , he had military in the background. And who is the dictator? The US can't pull the democracy meme off any longer.
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  -Duvalier Meets With Advisers as Haiti Holds Its Breath Cerridwen  Jan-17-11 10:45 AM   #0 
  - Supporters? WTF!  lonestarnot   Jan-17-11 10:46 AM   #1 
  - Yeah, that surprised me, too.  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 10:47 AM   #2 
  - I guess, if eating could be referenced as profitable.  lonestarnot   Jan-17-11 10:51 AM   #3 
  - If the State Department is doing this  EFerrari   Jan-17-11 10:54 AM   #7 
  - Thanks for the reminder and the heads up.  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 10:58 AM   #9 
  - I am old enough to remember his cruelty. If our State Department  jwirr   Jan-17-11 12:11 PM   #23 
  - Lots of Pinochet fans in Chile.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Jan-17-11 11:11 AM   #12 
  - Why would anyone in Brazil pine for the dictatorship days?  Art_from_Ark   Jan-18-11 01:22 AM   #106 
     - When Castro and Chavez make speeches  molly77   Jan-18-11 08:59 AM   #110 
        - Seems to me though that Castro and Chavez are left wing  Art_from_Ark   Jan-19-11 12:07 AM   #114 
  - Well, even Bush left office with a twenty-something percent approval rating  Jack Rabbit   Jan-17-11 01:24 PM   #30 
  - Hey, in his last election he got 99% of the vote.  walldude   Jan-17-11 04:53 PM   #74 
  - And the supporters would be the bush and clinton regime.  molly77   Jan-18-11 08:56 AM   #109 
  - Obviously, I'm just too wrong thinking ...  Solly Mack   Jan-17-11 10:51 AM   #4 
  - Well, Solly, then so is mine.  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 10:55 AM   #8 
  - This makes me ill.  Starry Messenger   Jan-17-11 10:53 AM   #5 
  - Thanks for the k&r and you're welcome.  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 11:00 AM   #10 
  - So when will the Democratically elected leader  malaise   Jan-17-11 10:54 AM   #6 
  - Oh, malaise, when you put it that way  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 11:04 AM   #11 
  - +1 n/t  Catherina   Jan-17-11 11:25 AM   #17 
  - +1  leftstreet   Jan-17-11 02:24 PM   #40 
  - From 2003, an article for some background.  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 11:12 AM   #13 
  - Not Wapo (Washington Post), but WSJ (Wall Street Journal)  Jack Rabbit   Jan-17-11 03:46 PM   #57 
  - Thanks for the correction.  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 03:50 PM   #58 
  - State media  molly77   Jan-18-11 09:01 AM   #111 
  - Woopee!  iamtechus   Jan-17-11 11:16 AM   #14 
  - More background from 2004, at link.  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 11:18 AM   #15 
  - The Guardian UK checks in...looks like another please feel sorry  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 11:23 AM   #16 
  - The Guardian reports on...the Guardian?  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 11:35 AM   #18 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-17-11 11:37 AM   #19 
  - Amnesty International  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 11:45 AM   #20 
  - Can the Tonton Macoute be far behind?  blindpig   Jan-17-11 11:49 AM   #21 
  - Tonton Macoutes  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 11:55 AM   #22 
     - "license to torture, kill, and extort" - Neocon wetdream  upi402   Jan-17-11 01:13 PM   #26 
        - And a generation who didn't live through that time but are now  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 01:20 PM   #28 
  - LA Times: "...supporters...sought to rehabilitate his image and revive..."  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 12:52 PM   #24 
  - Mark Weisbrot's article last week was prophetic:  EFerrari   Jan-17-11 01:00 PM   #25 
     - Is it the oil? Is it money to be made? Is it a hatred for people  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 01:18 PM   #27 
        - France has a long history but more recently, France helped us take out Aristide  EFerrari   Jan-17-11 01:45 PM   #33 
        - Check out the article I linked below about the possibility that  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 02:05 PM   #37 
        - France sent him out on a diplomatic passport.  Catherina   Jan-18-11 09:25 AM   #112 
  - Shouldn't he be under arrest in Haiti for war crimes?  sabrina 1   Jan-17-11 01:20 PM   #29 
  - One of the officials, in one of the dozens of articles I've read,  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 01:24 PM   #31 
  - Here ya go. I found a couple of those articles I mentioned.  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 02:33 PM   #46 
     - Oh thank you. I'm glad it wasn't just me wondering about an  sabrina 1   Jan-17-11 03:12 PM   #53 
        - A lot of rights groups are calling for his arrest.  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 03:25 PM   #55 
  - Cancelled press conference  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 01:43 PM   #32 
  - Did he bring back the money he stole before he left?  sabrina 1   Jan-17-11 02:23 PM   #39 
     - I have an article linked in post #36(?) below about the assets that  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 02:25 PM   #41 
  - I can't wait until Hugo Chavez announces his solidarity with Duvalier.  11 Bravo   Jan-17-11 01:52 PM   #34 
  - Would you mind terribly leaving this thread as a place to update  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 01:54 PM   #35 
  - Chavez is a supporter of Aristedes, the Haitian people's choice  sabrina 1   Jan-17-11 02:20 PM   #38 
     - Iirc, Haitian troops helped Bolivar in his fight against Spain.  EFerrari   Jan-17-11 02:36 PM   #48 
        - Yes, Bolivar was given refuge in Haiti, which was a very newly  sabrina 1   Jan-17-11 03:09 PM   #52 
  - 'baby doc' arrives just before "his" money? My title, not the article's.  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 02:03 PM   #36 
  - K&R  leftstreet   Jan-17-11 02:26 PM   #42 
  - You're welcome.  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 02:28 PM   #43 
     - No, you're not alone  leftstreet   Jan-17-11 02:31 PM   #45 
        - Good description. It's like they've changed some of the scenery  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 02:36 PM   #47 
  - Baby Doc and the Tonton Macoute back in power in Haiti... What say YOU, President Obama?  Swamp Rat   Jan-17-11 02:29 PM   #44 
  - Good question. We know the U.S., under Bush  sabrina 1   Jan-17-11 02:37 PM   #49 
  - Hey, Swamp Rat. I've been keeping an eye open for any sort of a  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 02:37 PM   #50 
  - Haven't heard a peep, have you?  lonestarnot   Jan-17-11 10:53 PM   #95 
  - This looks like a good summation in an article from...the Guardian again.  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 02:48 PM   #51 
  - "I heard this guy is here, 'baby dog.'"  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 03:22 PM   #54 
  - It's a pretty impressive experience to watch one of these events  EFerrari   Jan-17-11 03:55 PM   #59 
     - Wide open but from a distance. :(  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 03:59 PM   #61 
  - NPR: Former Exile 'Baby Doc' Lands In Haiti Amid Praise (a hero's welcome)  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 03:36 PM   #56 
  - Florida Haitians protest: Joanne98 has a thread up in LBN (link enclosed)  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 03:58 PM   #60 
  - "US 'surprised' at return of ex-Haiti dictator" Does twitter count as an official  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 04:19 PM   #62 
  - So now we have PJ Crowley's official denial. n/t  EFerrari   Jan-17-11 04:24 PM   #64 
  - On Twitter, no less.  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 04:26 PM   #65 
     - I've come to appreciate Twitter. It lets me keep track of topics  EFerrari   Jan-17-11 04:31 PM   #70 
        - Good points, all.  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 04:34 PM   #72 
           - You might like it. It's low maintenance.  EFerrari   Jan-17-11 05:09 PM   #77 
              - lol  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 05:24 PM   #78 
                 - This just in via ggreenwald:  EFerrari   Jan-17-11 05:26 PM   #79 
                    - Another tweet  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 05:37 PM   #81 
                       - The U.S. misses their old dictator friends. With Ben Ali thrown  sabrina 1   Jan-17-11 06:58 PM   #83 
                       - Priceless! n/t  Catherina   Jan-18-11 09:33 AM   #113 
  - And the bookend:  EFerrari   Jan-17-11 04:27 PM   #66 
  - Oh yeah. Thanks. I saw that and got distracted before I could  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 04:30 PM   #69 
  - That twitter is priceless! So are his others  Catherina   Jan-18-11 08:38 AM   #107 
  - rage or silence...  maryf   Jan-17-11 04:21 PM   #63 
  - Thanks, maryf. I completely understand.  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 04:28 PM   #67 
  - Shit.  Odin2005   Jan-17-11 04:30 PM   #68 
  - Speaking of shit, did you see the 'hero's welcome' post in this thread  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 04:31 PM   #71 
  - Here's a distillation up at OED. Suggestion BD might be a distraction  EFerrari   Jan-17-11 04:50 PM   #73 
  - And a scare tactic.  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 04:59 PM   #75 
     - Well, its rare that something actually goes missing. Someone has it  EFerrari   Jan-17-11 05:01 PM   #76 
        - Something I just noticed about the wording of Crowley's tweet...  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 07:14 PM   #84 
           - Insulza is supposed to be there tomorrow.  EFerrari   Jan-17-11 07:20 PM   #86 
              - I thought he was supposed to be there today?  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 07:29 PM   #87 
                 - Maybe I am!  EFerrari   Jan-17-11 07:33 PM   #88 
                    - :)  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 07:39 PM   #89 
  - An article from CBS. Not too much new information.  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 05:29 PM   #80 
  - This is from the Miami Herald and it's from yesterday/last night.  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 06:33 PM   #82 
  - Humor.  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 07:17 PM   #85 
  - Article from Mother Jones with some pictures for a change.  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 07:48 PM   #90 
  - "Journalist Michele Montas says victims will press charges" "We have proof"  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 09:31 PM   #91 
  - Canadian government condemning his return  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 09:38 PM   #92 
  - CARICOM criticises return of Baby Doc Duvalier  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 09:52 PM   #93 
  - This looks to be a little lightweight, happy, happy, joy, joy piece.  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 10:46 PM   #94 
  - Supporters or hams when the cameras are around?  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 10:55 PM   #96 
  - More gallows humor from Twitter  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 10:57 PM   #97 
  - This one just broke my heart. I followed a link from a tweet.  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 11:01 PM   #98 
  - Duvalier's return met with confusion for Haitian exiles.  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 11:20 PM   #99 
  - "The US state department has refused to comment "  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 11:27 PM   #100 
  - I was wondering about the 'crowd' of fans greeting him.  sabrina 1   Jan-18-11 12:24 AM   #101 
     - In another report it said the US had 'denounced' his return but it  Cerridwen   Jan-18-11 12:31 AM   #102 
     - LOLOL Check out this photo  leftstreet   Jan-18-11 12:36 AM   #103 
        - Yeah, if they're not dancing in the streets only a day later...  Cerridwen   Jan-18-11 12:41 AM   #104 
        - Lol, that reminds me of the Freeper pro-war protests!  sabrina 1   Jan-18-11 12:44 AM   #105 
  - "Baby Doc's back"  Catherina   Jan-18-11 08:45 AM   #108 
 

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