Economists or Chavez Lovers, Explain How This Is Anything But Bad

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    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070227/ap_on_re_la_am_ca/venezuela_oil_nationalization

    to my understanding, look for US companies to cut or end all investments in Venezula. How will that help?

     
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    when are people going to wake up and realize the threat these people pose if we cant drill and refine our own freaking oil?
     
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    Avatar, while we do have more non-drilled/refined oil, from what I understand, we are #3 in the world of oil producing nations. We just use, so much more.
     
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    I think it will be good for Venezuela. More power over their own resources shouldn't hurt. Maybe Canada should follow suit.
     
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    I hope Canada does, they deserve it.
     
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    Every nation deserves to control their own property.
     
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    Great. Let Canada follow Venezuala, Cuba, great lead in. Cheers!
     
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    I assume that's sarcasm... what's the reason it would be bad?
     
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    None. Follow.
     
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    they wont have more power over their own resources though. Chavez will. Have you ever known a communist dictator to do whats in the best interests of the people?
     

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