Posted By José R. Cárdenas Monday, August 2, 2010 - 11:28 AM Share--Foreign Affairs
Fresh off his creepy public spectacle fondling the remains of South American liberator Simón Bolivar, Venezuelan strongman Hugo Chavez has concocted yet another circus to try and distract the attentions of increasingly suspect voters ahead of legislative elections in September. The… Continue
"Could well be a demonstration to strengthen the national image of the dictator-son. He shows to his people that he is pretty untouchable, neither the USA nor the new superpower China will do anything militarily against the nuclear state.
LOL @ OMV:…"
"Battim, contrary to morfeen I watched your vlog because from the title I assumed you were speaking about the terror warning for Europe (a typical Bush/Cheney fear tactic).
But the vlog was to intra-American for me so I didn't comment..."
"morfeene, perhaps you could stay on topic and actually talk about the topic of the vlog. but of course you never do. you just make up shit like normal. btw it been two years, not a few days. and obama nor bush have that much power over the purse.…"
Obama has been subtly saying little one liners in line with media speak for a while. It's always the less educated that fall for these things imo. You really have to wonder who is writing for him because I don't think these are…"
"Hey Battim. How are you doing. Missed your great posts here.
Chavez really does need to be kept in check but I don't think we need another war to remove a bad guy from power in his country. I agree that the way to hurt him is to cut off his…"
Time to take Hugo Chavez seriouslyPosted By José R. Cárdenas Monday, August 2, 2010 - 11:28 AM Share--Foreign AffairsFresh off his creepy public spectacle fondling the remains of South American liberator Simón Bolivar, Venezuelan strongman Hugo Chavez has concocted yet another circus to try and distract the attentions of increasingly suspect voters ahead of legislative elections in September. The current contretemps between Venezuela and Colombia stems from outgoing Colombian President Alvaro…See More
"I think wikileaks sold out. They used to post to the public first and this time they sold it to the media first. I find that suspicious and could very well be a political agenda here. Releasing info that is already known isn't terribly…"
"@ Chig - There's no doubt this situation could be handled sou much better. I am on a tangent about harsh rhetoric rather than positive input, framing messages in an effective manner.
Thanks for those links."
"@ Chig - it would be great if President Obama would walk on water and spit gold bars, too. Your expectations are flat-out unrealistic. The man is working withing a governmental framework that has been solidly entrenched in corporate cronyism for…"
"Of course this isn't the Presidents fault. However if this situation isn't taken care of when they know the spill is probably not going to stop and the toxins make even more people sick, the president will be held accountable for not…"
"Hello VH citizen.
This is a friendly reminder that the deadline to vote for the VH Constitution (for/yes or against/no) is Tuesday evening, 6 pm U.S. EST.
Conducting a vote around a member-generated "constitution" may be a first for any…"