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- 03:09pm Apr 13, 2002 EST (#1337
While all is watching the ME, The White House clearly was
pleased by the Venezuelan military's toppling from power of Chavez,
whose anti-American rhetoric increasingly angered the U.S.
government. U.S. officials insisted, however, that they did not know
in advance of the chain of events that led to Chavez's departure. -
So, the "Mother of all Democraties" which didn't wait a minute to
impose sunctions on Zimbabve for suspected "unclean" elections, is
pretty happy to watch a military coup in Venezuala.
BTW, most of those killed during a demostration turned out to be
a ... Chavez's SUPPORTERS!
According to the eye witnesses, the fire was conducted by a squad
of snipers from the roof. Not by the ordinary military and police
watching the demosnstration.
Quite telling is also a fact, that the first thing the new
rullers ordered was a cancelation of the oil supply to Cuba.
Another black page in a Latin American history. At least, so far,
not too bloody. The CIA apparently, did improve its "modus of
- 03:55pm Apr 13, 2002 EST (#1338
mAzzA - teplukin and cleitus are the same person?
has your name on it
- 11:26pm Apr 8, 2002 BST (#76 of 150)
How many here know that
teplukin and cleitus are the same person?
Just got an email today from someone known by the mysterious name
of "The Bid Blue Behind's Secretary". This person sent me a
transcript of a tape they recorded secretly of a conversation
between the person who writes here as teplukhin and cleitus. This is
what it said. In following proper internet etequete, I have changed
their real names so not to divulge their true ID on the internet and
I have left in descriptions of actions written by the "secretary".
“Teplukhin!” orders the person known as “The Big Blue Behind”.
”Come in here.”
“I have new assignment for you.”
Teplukhin turns around and starts to unbutton his short pants.
“No! Not that kind of assignment. Well not today, anyway. Now
button your shorts and turn around, boy.”
“We have need for some one to kick ass at The Talk again. They
are criticizing our country and bad mouthing the prez again.”
“Yes. Well, we need you to go in there again and straighten them
out. I am giving you one last chance to prove yourself, boy. Your
past performance over there has been, ahh, very disappointing.”
“This time I want success from you!”
“Remember, keep the words moving, dont let your opponent regroup.
Use all the company lines we’ve taught you. Understand?”
If your arguments are failing, start posting random. This will
confuse them while you ready your “Grand Strategy”. Do you remember
what that is, boy?”
“I call them unrealistic.”
“Very good, boy. If you are able to complete this assignment
successfully this time out, we will allow you to wear long trousers
like the big boys.”
Teplukhin's eyes light up with unbridled enthusiasm at this.
“Now run along and get to work, boy.”
“Yes sir! You’re the bestest sir!”
- 04:06pm Apr 13, 2002 EST (#1339
THE FREE WORLD STILL HAS A TRUE LEADER;) - http://www.foulds2000.freeserve.co.uk/bushv5.htm
- 04:10pm Apr 13, 2002 EST (#1340
4/13/02 1:19pm : Fisk's point re NYT Op-Ed writers F&S not
being thorough in their fact-finding supports the viewpoint i put on
the board above.
If Bush doesn't know what he thinks .. then how can mAzzA know
--- do you read Bushie's mind, tea leaves, palm, bumps (One of the
natural protuberances on the human skull, considered to have
significance in phrenology), or pull bushPuppet stings?
- 04:33pm Apr 13, 2002 EST (#1341
People's power has triumphed again in another Latin American
country. So what if Chavez was elected by the people, he was a
commie freind of Fidel and had to go.....But for the sake of
consistency, where is NYT and other usual "save-the-democracy" crowd
nowadays? Hahaha ! What a bunch of hypocrites...
- 04:49pm Apr 13, 2002 EST (#1342
"Unrest in Colombia and Venezuela" 4/13/02 3:12pm
"Unrest in Colombia and Venezuela" 10/5/99 3:21pm ]
- 05:10pm Apr 13, 2002 EST (#1343
NORTH AMERICA / Why is the world so difficult?
... As Americans confront these ambiguities, they will be
reminded that the United States itself has a history of allowing
fund raising for Irish terrorists to carry on openly within its
borders. The clear us-versus-them paradigm that Mr Bush offered
will break down.
- 05:33pm Apr 13, 2002 EST (#1344
A few bad news for Bush's "faith-based" charity program (those
commies can't just sit still):
The recent Shenzhou III launch showed that China could control
orbital re-adjustment during mid-flight, accounting for the fact
that it took the U.S. ten hours before it could track the orbit of
the space vehicle.
The significance of this is that, even if Bush's NMD gets
deployed with the intended capability (with no countermeasures
deployed against it), NMD would still be useless against an incoming
missile whose mid-flight orbit can be manipulated. Sorry for the bad
Additionally, it has been reported that 094-series nuclear
submarines have been launched by China starting in January, 2001. If
eight of these (as previously announced) were deployed, there would
be 864 nuclear warheads, enough to cover all the major population
centers of all major nations. So who is take care of these warheads
after Bush Jr. finishes his "faith" programs? I just hate these
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