Venezuela, The Socialist Dystopia, v2: Maduro won another 6-year term with fraudulent election | Page 12

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  1. Arkain2K Si vis pacem, para bellum

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    That election is a waste of time why do I have a feeling it is just a rigged to the death election infavor of the Maduro regime.

    Unless some people in the background who are pissed off at Maduro can re-rigged it against him.
     
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  3. Ayin Black Belt

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    Not that there is any option that is going to be easy, or “good”, and absolutely not that I want to see the opposite happen, but I wonder how bad it could possibly get, and what the road there would look like?

    This isn’t an island, and it’s not the early twentieth century, or the twentieth century at all. As you said, people can tell it is better elsewhere.

    “Elsewhere” might start closing down transport and preventing Venezuelans from crossing borders, but could we ever see the government of Venezuela attwmpting to prevent it’s own people from leaving? Seems impossible given their situation, but I could imagine their regime wanting to do that.
     
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  4. IngaVovchanchyn Steel Belt

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    Not real socialism.
     
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  5. ShinkanPo Steel Belt

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    I can't believe some people even say Chavez is a good guy. Lol. Chavez is a pig!
     
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    Because they can leave the country.

    Why try to fight and die when you can leave to Colombia or elsewhere?
     
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    True But everyone can't leave. And starvation level conditions will make it so that dying as an option isn't so bad. Revolution is going to happen eventually
     
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    Well Venezuela is pretty rugged. I imagine shutting down the borders isn't as hard as franchises say France.
    It's scary how the govt is just stubborn and refuses to change despite the fact that it's obviously doubling down on being stupid
     
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    Yup revolution or canibalism.
     
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  10. Arkain2K Si vis pacem, para bellum

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    Chile wants region to tighten pressure on Venezuela's Maduro
    Reuters Staff | May 12, 2018

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    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-...n-pressure-on-venezuelas-maduro-idUSKCN1ID0JF
     
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    'Everybody already knows' how Venezuela's presidential race will turn out, voters say
    By Jim Wyss And Gustavo Ocando Alex | May 11, 2018

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    http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nat...venezuela/article210925554.html#storylink=cpy
     
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  12. thefirstemporer Overdone and dry!

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    The Socialist paradise thrives on...

    http://www.bbc.com/news/business-44136293

    Venezuela seizes Kellogg cereal factory after closure

     
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    Ha. Venezuela trying to use the rule of law to coerce businesses seems ridiculous. I assume this will eventually run through some Venezualan court that will decide whatever the President says it should, erode even more confidence from businesses still there, and have no impact in international courts.
     
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    Isn't that stealing like the state of Venezuela of Maduro stole that facility from the American investors?
     
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  15. Arkain2K Si vis pacem, para bellum

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    Lol, let's see how this clown gonna "keep the factory going" without any corn flakes to put in the cereal boxes. It's like he learned absolutely nothing from prior departures by GM, and General Mills, and Clorox, and Kimberly-Clark, and the list goes on.

    Anyway, Kellogg's has already written-off their entire assets in Venezuela as they pulled out. That bit about Maduro fuming about the constitutionality of unviable businesses closing down due to Socialism is hilarious though.

     
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  16. Arkain2K Si vis pacem, para bellum

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    Should we call this the "I have a delusion" speech?

     
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    This clown of leader Maduro is either unwitting or deliberately, executing an economic scorch earth policy with this stunt.

    He is practically destroying businesses when he orders the state to take over this facilities now even if gets ousted it will be much more difficult for this companies to return in Venezuela after their assets have been taken over.
     
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  18. Arkain2K Si vis pacem, para bellum

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    I'm not sure what the Venezuelan people's strategy is at this point. No revolution, no voting, no more country-wide protests. Looks like most folks just gonna try to survive day-to-day under the status quo.

     
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    Totally sad.

    They may be in for a societal collapse next what ever food they are getting now it will also run out and people will go crazy.

    The longer this shit show of Maduro goes on the more difficult for the Venezuelans to recover.

    Their people are fleeing, Doctors,Engineers,Scientists,Farmers,Prostitutes and Soldiers. They will have big brain drain.
     
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    I think those that can flee have done so or are setting up their escape. The rest probably don't see much of a change doing so. Fighting won't work because they lack the tools to do it.
     
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