Chavez uses his own deception to snatch the food out of the nation
s mouths and subject citizens toinfrastructure squalor. In his mind, this justifies giving Venezuela
s wealth to Russia, China, and otherdictators to further his own personal agenda and posture himself as a tough guy that is in actuality, justanother masked rogue world leader. He, like the others, eventually fall, and a once proud nation mustlearn another lesson in history of the suffering and misery that must be endured under such regimes.Although some are amused at his buffoonish nature at times, Hugo Chavez remains a menace and adanger to the hemisphere. As one ponders the merits of such overt claims of criticism against Chavez,one must ask oneself in all sincerity-
Why does this President not denounce terrorism, drug trafficking,arms proliferation, and other guerilla activity?
Instead, Chavez chooses sides consistently with those that oppress their people, disregard human rightsand the rule of law, and kill citizens with impunity as they demonstrate and petition their government forfree speech and related activity and the right to be heard.Although Fidel Castro
s Cuba has never risen above the poverty line with his decades of Cubanrevolution and communist/socialist ideology, Chavez seeks to emulate this failure. Castro
s decades of revolution and murder throughout Central America should have been a clue to an astute human beingthat he is not a leader one would want to worship, praise and follow.The recent incidents of Cuban women chanting anti-government slogans on the steps of the Capitolbuilding in Havana in a protest drew stunning support from passers-
by, who shouted “bully” and“scoundrel” at police.
A video recording of the event recorded an astonishing show of public and vocal