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Jul 19, 2010 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

Forbes: Hugo Chavez seems to like Twitter as a mouthpiece for power. Since joining the service last April, he's sent 522 messages, sometimes dozens a day, all apparently from his BlackBerry. But he's not such a fan of uncensored microblogging from the masses. Last week two Venezuelans, a 35-year old woman and a 41-year old man, were ...

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Jul 3, 2010 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - A Salvadoran man wanted by Cuba as a suspect in a series of bombings was arrested carrying a false passport at Caracas' airport, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Friday. Chavez said the suspect, Francisco Chavez Abarca, was detained upon arrival Thursday by Venezuelan intelligence agents. The president said he is accused of ...

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Jun 30, 2010 Comments Off on Venezuela’s Private Retailers Targeted As Hugo Chávez Declares “Economic War” Pat Dollard

The Guardian: As election looms, president blames rising food prices on 'capitalist' retailers while critics accuse him of scapegoating You could call Omar Cedeño many things: a class traitor; a tool of international capitalism; a criminal suspect; even an enemy of Hugo Chávez's socialist revolution. You could also call Cedeño, who sells meat from a cramped shop, ...

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Jun 25, 2010 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Jun 24, 2010 Comments Off on Democrats Change Their Tune On Petraeus Pat Dollard

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Jun 13, 2010 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

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Jun 8, 2010 9 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Jun 7, 2010 32 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama said Monday he's been talking closely to Gulf Coast fishermen and various experts on BP's catastrophic oil spill not for lofty academic reasons but "so I know whose ass to kick." Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy The salty words, part of Obama's recent efforts ...

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Jun 6, 2010 10 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State says she expects Iran to "pull some stunt" in the next few days because it expects further United Nations sanctions over its nuclear program. Speaking to reporters before leaving on a trip to Latin America, Clinton said Iran's leaders have "consistently tried to avoid being held accountable." The U.S. suspects ...

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May 14, 2010 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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May 13, 2010 Comments Off on Hobbit Jokes She Doesn’t Have The Human Experience For The Supreme Court Pat Dollard

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May 8, 2010 11 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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May 8, 2010 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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May 8, 2010 6 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Venezuela's annual inflation rate has surpassed 30 percent after consumer prices surged in April. The Central Bank and National Statistics Institute on Friday reported a 5.2 percent increase in consumer prices during April, driving up the annual rate to 30.4 percent. President Hugo Chavez's government has been struggling against the highest inflation rate ...

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May 3, 2010 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Apr 28, 2010 7 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Washington Post: Nation's energy woes, economic crisis stand in contrast to rest of Latin America which is surging. CRISTOBAL, VENEZUELA -- Every day for the past three months, government-programmed blackouts have meant the lights flicker and go dark in a city that once bustled with commerce. And Fifth Street, with its auto parts stores and car repair ...

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Apr 28, 2010 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Politico: Senate Democrats on Wednesday began circulating a legislative framework for immigration reform that advocates hope will attract a Republican sponsor to replace Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and ease the way for action on both immigration and energy reform this year. The effort is an attempt by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to get around the ...

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Apr 26, 2010 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Hugo Chavez rebuffed a Pentagon report that found that an elite unit from Iran's Revolutionary Guard has a presence in Venezuela, warning that the United States could be looking for an excuse to attack his country. Chavez on Monday called the 12-page report that was delivered to the US Congress last ...

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Apr 26, 2010 Comments Off on Glenn Beck: “You Cannot Be A Nazi And For Limited Government” Pat Dollard

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Apr 11, 2010 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Apr 2, 2010 4 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

"I looked into his eyes" CARACAS, April 2 (Reuters) - Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin visited Venezuela on Friday to discuss oil, defense and nuclear energy cooperation with Latin America's main leftist foe of the United States, President Hugo Chavez. They were to launch a $20 billion venture between Russian firms and Venezuelan state company PDVSA ...

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Mar 16, 2010 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Mar 15, 2010 8 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Mar 10, 2010 13 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Fox News: The health care reform bill passed by the Senate on Christmas Eve appears to be dead on arrival in the House, as seven anti-abortion Democrats intend to join the ranks of lawmakers who plan to vote against the legislation, Fox News has confirmed. Seven new no votes would be enough to kill the Senate bill, ...

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Mar 8, 2010 40 Comments ›› Erik Wong

News Busters: At the end of a discussion of Haiti on HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher, actor Sean Penn went on a rant in defense of Venezuelan strongman Hugo Chavez, suggesting prison time for American journalists: "every day, this elected leader is called a dictator here, and we just accept it! And accept it. And ...

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