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Response to ButterflyBlood (Reply #78)

Sat Mar 9, 2013, 05:03 AM

79. The Venezuelan shantytown dwellers in the hills above Caracas were slaughtered

mecilessly by the later impeached President Carlos Andres Perez in 1989, in the massacre which became known as "El Caracazo". There were so many the military mowed down at Perez' orders they eventually had to use bulldozers to shove them into a huge mass grave.

What kind of fool would imagine the people who survived this ordeal, and their neighbors would not do anything to keep this from happening again at the hands of the Venezuelan oligarchy? Perez, although impeached, maintained residences in Colombia, Miami, and New York, remained the darling of the right-wing oligarchs in Venezuela, and consistantly called out publicly for Hugo Chavez to be shot down in the street "like a dog".

Finally he honored the world by dying several years ago, after which time his mistress and his wife fought over who got to bury his body where.

What drooling idiot would presume to attempt to draw a comparison between the wildly exploited and viciously treated poor of Venezuela who are desperate to keep history from repeating now, and the reeking, self-indulgent pieces of selfish shit of the U.S. Tea Party, anyway?

Here are a few photos from El Caracazo to stimulate right-wing lust for class and race oppression:

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