'Democracy' in Venezuela

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    He sounds just like Dick Cheney! Poor Venezuelans . . . .
     
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    Actually sounds more like Hitler in 1933 and NO, Bush/Cheney are not equivalent with Hitler.
     
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    You don't need to go back that far. It's the same garbage spewed by this admin. "If you don't vote for us, you're supporting terrorists". "If you don't support the war in Iraq, you're a traitor". "If you don't support the war in Iraq, you don't support the troops". "If you don't support the patriot act, violating the FISA Laws or (insert any other violation of our rights that's occurred in the last 7 years) then you're supporting terrorists".

    All too familiar.
     
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    Sorry Jillian, that moral equivilency doesn't wash.
     
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    Not quite yet, anyway.
     
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    Venezuela's Catholic Church says gov't. is dictatorship...
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    Venezuela's Catholic Church says political crisis is 'real situation of dictatorship'
    Dec. 30, 2016 -- The Catholic Church leadership in Caracas, Venezuela, said the ruling government's failure to recognize the opposition-controlled National Assembly represents "a real situation of dictatorship."
     
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    There gonna be riotin' in the streets...
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    Venezuela high court voids parliament vote to oust Maduro, hold elections
    Jan. 10, 2017 -- Venezuela's Supreme Tribunal of Justice has annulled a National Assembly vote in which the legislature declared President Nicolas Maduro "abandoned his post" in an attempt to remove him from power.
     
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    Anti-Maduro Politicians Arrested in Sweep in Venezuela...
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    Venezuela Arrests Anti-Maduro Politicians in Sweep
    Friday 13th January, 2017 - 'This is a raid against those of us who will not sell our principles,' Capriles said on Thursday, adding he had been fined for the alleged irregularities. 'They're paving the way to later declare us... barred from office.'
     

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