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Venezuela becomes new Cuba or China

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posted on Jan, 5 2011 @ 04:28 AM
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Originally posted by metodex
reply to post by crimvelvet
 


Sadly,not in the near future.
Im still in college. And im being supported by my mother(thats pretty common here,im middle class)
I'm trying to leave with my future wife though. Somewhere i don't have to listen,or worry about politics everywhere i go.

My heart bleeds. No, it doesn't, not really. Poor little middle class whinger! Really, you make me ill. Try going to Italy for example - hardly a Marxist dictatorship, I assume you'd agree?
There are many middle class men in "college" being supported by their parents there! Here in New Zealand it's the same.
However we don't have people starving, or the fear of the USA invading (all the Americans do here, is manipulate our media.)
All Chavez has tried to do, is make sure that the lowest classes can one day be middle class whingers like you. For this, you and the American system hates him.
Shame on you, vergogna su di te!
Vicky
edit on 5/1/11 by Vicky32 because: To correct language errors




posted on Jan, 5 2011 @ 04:43 AM
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Originally posted by 547000
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You think I don't understand your point of view, but I do, as I once used to think as you do. It is you who do not understand my point of view yet. It is immoral to coerce people into being equal. It is envy to support taking rich people's money to feed the poor or to caricature all of them as evil simply because they have more or made prudent business contracts. Charity is good, but coercion is evil.

Oh I see... You used to believe in equality.. and then what happened? Someone turned you on to Ayn Rand, and you became a Randbot!

Honest, she may have died in 1982, but she lives on in every man who quotes her - sadly without attribution.
(She dined out all her life on her stories about the evils of Communist Russia and how she fled like a brave dissenter.)
Turned out sadly, that she was not from a struggling poor but honest family, but an upper middle class girl from a frankly wealthy background, and resented bitterly, the idea of equality - hated like poison, not being able to sneer at the poor any more.
As for fleeing, making her fortune without any help - she left with the greatest of ease, to go and sponge off a large family in, I think, Chicago...
But all the oppression and torment made a very good story!
Gullible.



posted on Jan, 5 2011 @ 04:54 AM
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Originally posted by 547000
Well, then that just means universities would have to cut funding to some programs and stop teaching certain courses because they have a budget problem. They would probably have to fire people and cut off degree programs to make it affordable to some students. What about educators? Should they be poor for the students' sake? If prices everywhere go up you can bet education prices are going to go up too because the people working for universities have to adjust to higher prices too. It isn't all one-sided here. Simply protesting the higher prices isn't going to magically take down the price.

If the education market is free, universities, though the prices are higher, still have to compete for the lowest prices. On the other hand if the market is not free, or if private educational institutes are blocked from entry into the market, students just have to deal with higher prices, or force the people not going to college to subsidize them.
edit on 20-12-2010 by 547000 because: (no reason given)

Hey, we used to have a system like the one you're denigrating (until neo-lib economics took over in the 90s, and now huge student fees are putting education out of the reach of poor people.
It's the neo-lib Chicago school policies that are causing things such as "s universities would have to cut funding to some programs and stop teaching certain courses because they have a budget problem" - a problem that exists because the right-wing government has cut funding, and students can't afford the swingeing fees that have to be charged.
In other words, it's the opposite of what you claim!
In the 1930s, my father who was extremely intelligent, had to leave school at 14 because his family could not afford to keep him in education.
I've seen the misery that brought our family even 40 years later.
I'd go further and say just wanting equality of opportunity isn't going far enough.
Except that some people are filled with bitter envy and spite at the idea of it, we could have equality!
Vicky



posted on Jan, 5 2011 @ 06:19 AM
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i declare shenanigans! as stated by the OP -

"and most recently. Iran is going to put their missiles here, to easily reach out to America."

kinda discredits the whole post (in my opinion) and not picked up in the responses so far? hmmm....



posted on Jan, 5 2011 @ 06:22 AM
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So, you're just going to tuck your tail and run?

That's just lame. Chavez wins because of people who cut and run.



posted on Jan, 5 2011 @ 08:54 AM
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We ain't much better up here. Barrack Hussein turned us into a communist country when he passed the new law forcing everyone to pay the new Federal Tax in 2014, even if we don't have jobs.

"ObamaCare" or nationalized healthcare is a new federal tax.

Our failure to apply for ObamaCare by 2014= a $25,000 fine.

Our IRS will then ALSO levy a $750 annual fine on our income taxes. If we file taxes with our wife and have 2 kids, our annual fine will be $750 x 4 = $3,000.

You shouldn't be clamoring Chavez is bad. Barrack Hussein isn't much different than chavez. Notice everything in America has been nationalized? Banks, GM, college loans....nobody can afford homes. Building codes and laws and taxes have made it too expensive for the poor people in America to even have a roof over their heads.

War is coming.



posted on Jan, 5 2011 @ 08:58 AM
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Well I am not Venezuelan I am Swiss so why I should fight for the rights of people who cant see that
their rights are taken away? The only thing I can do is talk here to the people and convince them where does socialism work and where it does not.



posted on Jan, 5 2011 @ 10:02 AM
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I don't buy it.
I know people who live for over 20 years in Venezuela, and they are not as near worried as the OP.
Sure some of these people have some critics towards Chavez... who's perfect anyway?

But is he this monster that MSM is trying to portray? No.
Is his regime a Dictatorial one? No. He was elected. Twice, isn't it? (Much like the US under Bush, or Brazil under Lula, or.... you get the point).

In 2002 the CIA tried financing a coup, which did not go very well for the CIA, since THE PEOPLE realized what was going on and DEMANDED Chavez to get back on power.
Well..... That sure tells me something about the man...

What these people (those who I know that live in Venezuela) tell me is that only the Ignorant, the "imperialists", the "liberals" and those who blindly follow "the American Way", are the only people trying to discredit Hugo Chavez.
And before anyone asks, these people I know are NOT Chavistas per se. They are simple people, making under US$50k a year, but they still have their minds, eyes and ears working properly.

Peace

PS.: sorry for any spelling mistakes, I've no auto-checker right now.

PPS.: Iran placing missiles in Venezuela? Really? I don't think so... poor Iranians can't fart without a spy satellite locks onto them.



posted on Jan, 5 2011 @ 10:32 AM
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Well I have a modest income and an anual devaluation of 30% to 50% with no salary increase can make you stop liking somebody. Beside it was also elected here, that Venezuelans dont want Communism so why is this Gentlemen pushing so hard to get it?

Now the oposition had mayority in the parlament what is Chavez going to do?
We put habilitante law for the president so he can rule Venezuela without a parlament for one and a half year.

So very democratic guy




posted on Jan, 6 2011 @ 12:00 AM
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Originally posted by Pervius
We ain't much better up here. Barrack Hussein turned us into a communist country when he passed the new law forcing everyone to pay the new Federal Tax in 2014, even if we don't have jobs.

"ObamaCare" or nationalized healthcare is a new federal tax.

Our failure to apply for ObamaCare by 2014= a $25,000 fine.

Our IRS will then ALSO levy a $750 annual fine on our income taxes. If we file taxes with our wife and have 2 kids, our annual fine will be $750 x 4 = $3,000.

You shouldn't be clamoring Chavez is bad. Barrack Hussein isn't much different than chavez. Notice everything in America has been nationalized? Banks, GM, college loans....nobody can afford homes. Building codes and laws and taxes have made it too expensive for the poor people in America to even have a roof over their heads.

War is coming.

Wow, a Tea Party person! I've heard about y'all on the radio news. As far as I know, you're completely wrong about what the new system is actually going to be... but on your own head be it!
Vicky



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