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Old 06-03-2013, 09:35   #31
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Re: RIP Chavez

I've been to Venezuela in the 80s as part of a US Navy fleet. How times and relationships have changed.

stop blowing smoke up my rear, blow it at the sails instead
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Re: RIP Chavez

Originally Posted by Jimbo485 View Post
All the previous comments are hilarious. Good to see a bit of humour during what may become a difficult time for Venezuela.

All the best for the Venezuelans!

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Stop chuckin rocks... there's glass houses everywhere and the only place you guys have a good reputation is at home..
There are some parts of Europe where the US has a pretty good reputation, amongst people who still remember the hundreds of thousands of young American GI's who died so that Europe would be free and democratic, and so that people like you can talk the rubbish that you do.
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Old 06-03-2013, 09:45   #34
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I've been to Venezuela. Don't know where all the beautiful comments are coming from, maybe from the ocean, but on land the place was dirty.
I guess it's only beautiful if you like waterfalls.
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Old 06-03-2013, 09:47   #35
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By Scum.. I take it you mean the 'blue collar worker' as the West describes the underprivileged, underpaid folk in hospitals, factories, councils... etc.
Standard white arguement.. blame the man.. nothing to do with MY governments policy's who are pissed coz he won't let in the Corporations who screw the people even more... but then WTF do you care... your special...
Minimum wage... the biggest con introduced to the UK... the blue collars wages moved downward to meet it... the white collars increased the gap and the bosses... they're banking Offshore
And don't even mention the thieves in the Government.. when the West has it right.. they can knock the rest.. otherwise...
What pisses everyone of is that he gave the 'Native Venezuelan' power... something NZ, OZ, Burma, China and the USA has markedly avoided... to the extent of trying in some cases extermination.. in others often succeeding.
We've all seen US influence at work in Central and S America... CIA backed revolutions, poverty, corruption etc..
But divide and conquer did not work.. did it..

Chavez hay Morte... Vive la Chavez...
This is spot-on. Thank you.
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I guess it's only beautiful if you like waterfalls.
Har har! That ain't no waterfall. Now this...this is a waterfall! Made in the USA (well...canada sometimes)!

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Old 06-03-2013, 10:01   #37
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Re: RIP Chavez

Not surprisingly this one has already run its course. Politics are something we try to avoid on CF, so is mud slinging.

While this may be of interest to cruisers it also a political topic and has already caused people to step over the line.

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