The US Plot to Exploit Venezuela

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  1. Horhey

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    Trump's National Security Adviser, John Bolton, recently admitted on Fox Business that the administration's end goal in ousting Maduro is to reassert US control over Venezuela's energy resources - the largest in the world.
    What the corporate media has been propagating for since Hugo Chavez was first elected President in 1998:
     
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    Venezuela is a bad actor. The list of their crimes is endless, such as selling Venezuelan passports to Islamic radicals from the Middle East.

    Three million Venezuelans have left their country because socialism doesn't work. People are starving. The U.S. should do all it can (short of military involvement) to end the current regime. Every other nation on the planet hopes for that to happen, except for the countries that form the dark side (Russia, China, Cuba, etc.).
     
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    What if Russia viewed Trump as a bad actor and decided to force a coup? The premise of your argument is fundamentally flawed. Not even going into the rest of the propaganda you regurgetated.

    The US currently supports 73% of the world's dictators. It is aiding a genocide in Yemen. Now also enforcing sanctions in Venezuela to make the people suffer as much as they can until at some point the US appointed puppet can take over. The economic sabotage began under Obama btw:
     
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    Clearly a power grab by the U.S. Bolton is a neo-con. This is his foreign policy, just like starting another arms race with Russia.
     
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    Probably true. But sometimes people do the right thing for the wrong reasons.
     
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    Venezuela doesn't need anyone outside to exploit them, they got that covered inside the country very well thank you.
     
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    Why not take it?
     
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    Little late for paid posters to show up, isn't it?
     
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    Maybe you're thinking of Israel?

     
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    Yeah, Venezuela is such a "bad actor" that it donated heating oil to US citizens back around 2005 and after.

    https://www.globalresearch.ca/venez...-100000-needy-us-households-2005-2013/5667418

    The US overthrows legitimate governments, while the Venezuelan government donates heating oil to the needy. Exactly who the "bad actor" is has been demonstrated. The US also imports cocaine for its citizens as it did in Iran-Contra.

    Bad Actor is a good way to describe the US.
     
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    Gee, so American companies invest money in an oil industry that is so badly run that it is producing a fraction of the oil it could. Oil production rises, Venezuela gets more money. How awful.
     
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    Hahahaha

    How long did it take you to search google and realize that is the best evidence you could show that Venezuela isn't a horribly lead nation.
     
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    The U.S. is not overthrowing the government in Venezuela. We're just cheering on the opposition.
     
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    We are actively supporting the man who has declared himself president, revealing that the democratic process is the last thing the Washington government supports. Likely we are paying some of the "protestors". We are giving support to what we call in Syria "moderate rebels", same as we've done in Ukraine, Syria and Libya and so many other places, including Russia in bringing Yeltsin into office. We are fomenting rebellion, and we are professionals at doing so.
     
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    What makes you think they are socialists? Its a dictatorship made of fools. Calling them socialists is a lame attempt to brand all democratic socialist countries the same as Venezuela, does this represent a cogent argument in your world?
     
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    A 'cogent argument' in favor of military aggression and regime change is really impossible. All that can be offered is sophistry and propaganda.
     
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    They used socialist principles in running their economy.
     
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    Leftists pay protestors in the U.S.
     
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    Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia is starving millions of women and children in Yemen with the help of the US government, has no elections of any kind, and has a command economy so rigid and authoritarian that it would make Stalin jealous. But, please, tell us more about big, bad Venezuela...
     
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    I'm sure burglars ask themselves the same question right before they break into someone else's house.
     
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    What are you implying?
     
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    Yeah, I'm sure your intention is to make sure Venezuela gets more money. How noble of you... LOL
     
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    There is really no way to know how much of Venezuela's dysfunction is being caused by its government versus the aggressive interference of foreign powers like the US government.
     
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    Any country that is subject to US sanctions is the target of a US "regime change" operation. One would have to be stunningly naive to believe otherwise.
     
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    So does China.
     

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