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(604 posts)
Mon Aug 29, 2016, 06:09 PM Aug 2016

It's coup time, baby!

It's coup time, baby.
Today is the day when the fallacious Brazilian democray shows its true rotten face, disguising the deposition of president Dilma Rousseff with Republican colors.
Today is party day for the Brazilian oligarchy and its poor, alienated, subservient footmen.
Today is the day when the bourgeois state defends its true commanders.
Today is a day for the thinking minds of Brazil to come to their senses and realize, once for all, that if we do not do it by force, the capital holders will not share space - nor abdicate of their secular privileges.
Today is a sad day, but also a day for pondering to those who got lost among the illusions of popular achievements of the last decade.
Dilma is gone. And with her, many hopes and dreams - including those of her constructive critics.
May we learn this lesson - a hard lesson, we must admit -, in the utopic fight for a society without classes.

Text by Alexandre Périgo.
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Judi Lynn

(161,071 posts)
1. The writing is so well expressed. Feel lucky to have read it.
Mon Aug 29, 2016, 09:43 PM
Aug 2016

Hope the "gone" part was premature... so much.

It's affirming to know there are people in the country who care this much, who believe in what has happened in the last years, and what still is needed for life's sake.

The portrait photo is elegant, just beautiful. It brings tears to one's eyes.

Thank you.

Best wishes, highest hopes for Dilma Rousseff.



(604 posts)
2. the fix was in, Judi.
Wed Aug 31, 2016, 04:05 PM
Aug 2016

Dilma was convicted since the day she took office.

They were only looking for the crime during six years.

Didn't find any. So they created one.

Judi Lynn

(161,071 posts)
3. It makes you sick, it makes all sane people sick. I guess their pals in Washington are celebrating,
Wed Aug 31, 2016, 06:32 PM
Aug 2016

right along with them.

Anyone can see they bumped off the easy countries first, then started gunning for Brazil. It was the plan to reverse the progressive leadership in ALL the Americas, a huge scheme to put everything back in the hands of the fascists, just the way it had been when they were raping and exploiting resources and workers everywhere.

Problem with that, it's still evil to treat people like that, and the world is running out of healthy, clean land to destroy, too.

This article from the Guardian was posted in LBN by Muriel Volestrangler today, with this quote which stands out very well:

Dilma Rousseff impeached by Brazilian senate

. . .

Workers’ party senator Lindbergh Farias said the president’s accusers were cowards. “It’s amazing how everyone who didn’t have the gall to look Dilma in the eyes, spoke so bravely today in her absence,” he tweeted.


Sounds as if they really made asses of themselves, with one even crying, one singing a song, etc. Clearly their consciences were close to eating them alive as they committed their sin against Dilma.

Judi Lynn

(161,071 posts)
4. A refresher for the memory impaired, an article on a right-wing Brazilian Congressman who went to DC
Wed Aug 31, 2016, 08:02 PM
Aug 2016

as soon as they voted to impeach Dilma Rousseff in the Congress. You may recall that one of the Congressmen used his time to pledge his vote to the Brazilian dictatorship's officer who tortured Dilma Rousseff when she was a political prisoner.

It's good to be able to see the lines between the dots, in the US, when we are wildly misinformed, usually:


Tue Apr 19, 2016, 11:19 PM

After Impeachment Vote, Brazilian Right-Wing Figure Heads to Washington

The day after Sunday’s proceedings in Brazil, where its lower house of Congress voted to impeach the country’s president Dilma Rousseff, a key opposition figure involved in the process is to head to Washington for several meetings.

Congressman Aloysio Nunes, of the center-right party PSDB, is to meet with various U.S. officials and lobbyists, including the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, as well as the Washington lobbying firm Albright Stonebridge Group that was formerly headed by Secretary of State Madeleine Albright.

The choice to send Nunes to Washington is likely a strategic one. He lost the bid for the vice presidency with PSDB in 2014 when Rousseff won, and will now play a key role in her impeachment. He has also repeatedly called for closer ties to the U.S. Like many other members of the House who pushed for impeachment, Nunes has many corruption allegations against him.

Such an undertaking is likely to further fuel the suspicions of Brazil’s left — that the U.S. is explicitly involved in destabilizing Brazil in order to get rid of Rousseff’s Worker’s Party that has a close trading relationship with China. Rousseff has also been vocal against the NSA’s spying, that affected all of Brazil’s industry, population and the president herself.

The decision to send Nunes was made by the pro-business PSDB Vice President Tremer, who will be installed as president during Rousseff’s 180-day suspension, if Brazil’s Senate agrees to carry out an impeachment trail of the president.



[center]- click for photo -


Fascists Aloysio Nunes, and
fellow monster, Senator José Serra. [/center]


(6,182 posts)
5. Coup indeed
Wed Aug 31, 2016, 08:08 PM
Aug 2016

When you can't win elections you have to come up with some bullshit way to oust the winner.

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