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Canada grovels

Feb. 20, 2019, 3:15 p.m.
Posts: 330
Joined: Nov. 6, 2006

I can’t live with or without you.

-U2

Feb. 20, 2019, 3:32 p.m.
Posts: 16082
Joined: Nov. 20, 2002

I still haven't found what I'm looking for ... 

Well maybe if you didn't live where the streets have no name it wouldn't be so god damned hard!

Feb. 20, 2019, 4:04 p.m.
Posts: 1227
Joined: May 23, 2006

There is no siege from within,

ffs - the oligarchy you moran!


 Last edited by: tungsten on Feb. 20, 2019, 4:20 p.m., edited 3 times in total.
Feb. 21, 2019, 9:03 a.m.
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Joined: June 29, 2006

Posted by: tungsten

There is no siege from within,

ffs - the oligarchy you moran!

Are you directing this insult toward Cooterpunch?

Feb. 21, 2019, 9:03 a.m.
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Joined: June 29, 2006

Posted by: syncro

[KenN] The opposite of within is not without, it's outside. Without means to not have something, it does not mean outside or exterior to. [/KenN]

syncro is on fire!!!!

Feb. 21, 2019, 5:19 p.m.
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Joined: May 23, 2006

https://twitter.com/i/status/1098653242446307328

https://www.counterpunch.org/2019/02/22/canada-and-the-venezuela-coup-attempt/


 Last edited by: tungsten on Feb. 22, 2019, 11:15 a.m., edited 1 time in total.
Feb. 22, 2019, 11:23 a.m.
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Joined: May 23, 2006

Posted by: chupacabra

the incumbent doesn't usually get 68% of the vote for his/her bang-up job leading the nation.  It is also troubling that the turnout of the vote dropped by almost half from the election before.  

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Nevertheless, Maduro won the presidency in 2018 in an election that leading members of the opposition demanded he call, then boycotted, a tactic they tried against Chavez.

The boycott failed: 9,389,056 people voted; sixteen parties participated and six candidates stood for the presidency. Maduro won 6,248,864 votes, or 67.84 per cent. 

On election day, I spoke to one of the 150 foreign election observers. “It was entirely fair,” he said. “There was no fraud; none of the lurid media claims stood up. Zero. Amazing really.”

https://www.counterpunch.org/2019/02/22/the-war-on-venezuela-is-built-on-lies/

Feb. 22, 2019, 1:30 p.m.
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Joined: June 29, 2006

The Maduro government has waged a violent crackdown on Venezuelan civil society, violated the constitution by dissolving the National Assembly and was re-elected last year in an election many observers said was fraudulent. The economy is a disaster and millions are migrating. ~ Bernie Sanders

And then they went on to totally win a super cool super legit election. ~ Tungsten

Feb. 22, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
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Joined: May 23, 2006

Bernie's full of shit. 

https://twitter.com/delmoi/status/1099384697652695040


 Last edited by: tungsten on Feb. 25, 2019, 9:31 p.m., edited 2 times in total.
Feb. 22, 2019, 10:42 p.m.
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Joined: June 4, 2008

Posted by: tungsten

Posted by: chupacabra

The Maduro government has waged a violent crackdown on Venezuelan civil society, violated the constitution by dissolving the National Assembly and was re-elected last year in an election many observers said was fraudulent. The economy is a disaster and millions are migrating. ~ Bernie Sanders

And then they went on to totally win a super cool super legit election. ~ Tungsten

Bernie's full of shit. He only agitates domestically, never does he subtantively challenge empire.

He's the one who hatched the bizarre idea that the "west" give the Saudis funds and liscense to police the middle east.

https://www.counterpunch.org/2017/04/14/bernie-sanders-the-company-man/print/

https://faculty.chass.ncsu.edu/slatta/hi216/hi453time.htm

Who should the US elect?

Feb. 22, 2019, 11:47 p.m.
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Joined: Nov. 23, 2002

Considering that Maduro is actively trying to starve out the people of Venezuela in his bid to retain power, ANY suggestion that he is the rightful leader of that nation is complete idiocy.

Feb. 23, 2019, 8:57 p.m.
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Joined: May 23, 2006

Posted by: syncro

Considering that Maduro is actively trying to starve out the people of Venezuela in his bid to retain power, ANY suggestion that he is the rightful leader of that nation is complete idiocy.

^Spoken like a true MAGA'er.^

Even Pat Tillman's brother....

https://www.truthdig.com/articles/a-call-to-halt-an-illegal-invasion-of-venezuela/


 Last edited by: tungsten on Feb. 23, 2019, 9:01 p.m., edited 2 times in total.
Feb. 23, 2019, 10:47 p.m.
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Joined: Nov. 23, 2002

lol, you’ve totally lost the plot here dude.

Feb. 23, 2019, 11:10 p.m.
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Joined: Nov. 23, 2002

Tungsten if you stepped away from your alternate news sites for a second or two you might learn that there are a number of causes beyond just US sanctions that are creating the scenario in Venezuela. I feel a little dirty posting this link but it offers miles more info than that truthdig link. 

https://money.cnn.com/2016/10/25/news/economy/venezuela-breaking-point/index.html

Feb. 24, 2019, 12:07 a.m.
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Joined: May 23, 2006

Your citing CNN and think I've lost the plot! lol...

Venezuela Coverage Takes Us Back to Golden Age of Lying About Latin America

CNN was ridiculed recently (Redacted Tonight, 2/1/19) when it carried a report on Venezuela, “in the socialist utopia that now leaves virtually every stomach empty,” followed immediately with a cut to a demonstration by the right-wing opposition, where everybody appeared to be quite well-fed.

https://fair.org/home/venezuela-coverage-takes-us-back-to-golden-age-of-lying-about-latin-america/

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