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They tried to pave house retired General Angel Vivas(Photos&Video)(Armed Resistance In Venezuela)
lapatilla.com ^ | 2/23/2014 | la patilla

Posted on 02/23/2014 10:52:29 PM PST by Nextrush

Retired Gen. Angel Vivas, whose arrest was ordered by President Nicholas Maduro on charges of inciting violence in the protests that met in Venezuela nearly three weeks, resisted this Sunday, standing on the roof of his house......

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: angelvivas; secondamendment; venezuela
The big story from Venezuela on Sunday.

A retired army general stands up to the regieme armed with a rifle when they came to arrest him with the help of his neighbors who set up barricades.

1 posted on 02/23/2014 10:52:30 PM PST by Nextrush
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To: Nextrush

The link did not carry the translated version but you can see the original Spanish language version at this link.

http://www.lapatilla.com/site/2014/02/23/allanan-residencia-del-general-angel-vivas/


2 posted on 02/23/2014 11:02:30 PM PST by Nextrush (AFFORDABLE CARE ACT=HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY BAILOUT ACT)
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To: Nextrush

Retired army General Angel Vivas sported a flak jacket, assault rifle and handgun as he defiantly addressed dozens of neighbours from the balcony of his home in eastern Caracas.

“I’m not going to surrender,” the 57-year-old Gen Vivas yelled to a crowd of cheering followers.

Supporters rushed to Gen Vivas’ defence after he announced to his 100,000-plus followers on Twitter that a group of “Cuban and Venezuelan henchmen” had come looking for him. The officers withdrew after the crowd built barricades outside Gen Vivas’ house. Gen Vivas’ lawyer said they didn’t have an arrest order.

Mr Maduro on Saturday ordered Gen Vivas’ arrest for allegedly encouraging students to stretch wire across streets where they’ve set up barricades in recent weeks. The president blames the apparent booby trap for the death of a government supporter who raced into a barricade on a motorcycle.

Gen Vivas, one of the government’s fiercest critics in the frequently vicious world of Venezuelan social media, rose to prominence in 2007 when he resigned as head of the Defence Ministry’s engineering department rather than order his subalterns to swear to the Cuban-inspired oath “Fatherland, socialism or death.”


3 posted on 02/23/2014 11:06:29 PM PST by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: dennisw

Thanks for your translation.

There’s some reporting from AP on this along with a photo
but from what I understand we can’t use their material.

Perhaps someone could put the photo of the armed general standing on the roof of his house up in this thread.


4 posted on 02/23/2014 11:12:55 PM PST by Nextrush (AFFORDABLE CARE ACT=HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY BAILOUT ACT)
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To: dennisw

Viva General Vivas!


5 posted on 02/23/2014 11:21:26 PM PST by Argus
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To: Nextrush
If he sneaked into the US, he'd be the one Latin American that ∅bama and ∅ldher would try to kick out.
6 posted on 02/23/2014 11:24:20 PM PST by Darteaus94025 (Can't have a Liberal without a Lie)
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To: Nextrush

7 posted on 02/23/2014 11:31:53 PM PST by expat1000
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To: expat1000

Thanks.....


8 posted on 02/23/2014 11:33:08 PM PST by Nextrush (AFFORDABLE CARE ACT=HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY BAILOUT ACT)
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To: Nextrush
If he sneaked into the US, he'd be the one Latin American that ∅bama and ∅ldher would try to kick out.
9 posted on 02/23/2014 11:33:59 PM PST by Darteaus94025 (Can't have a Liberal without a Lie)
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To: Nextrush

10 posted on 02/23/2014 11:35:50 PM PST by expat1000
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To: Argus

He ain’t taking no _____ from a bunch of rat b_______ commies. See how his neighbors rose in defense by putting up barricades. This is how you physically stop commie tyrants.........

......Why tyrants want a disarmed population


11 posted on 02/23/2014 11:38:48 PM PST by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: dennisw

Big Stump Maduro is pushing it too far. He’s likely to join up with his beloved ‘El Commandante Hugo’ if he keeps this iron moustache routine up. Chavez post mortem afterglow has faded from red to black and the dumb leftist log ain’t he.


12 posted on 02/24/2014 3:06:07 AM PST by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: Nextrush
Will any of our generals have the courage to do the same, when the time comes? And will we for that matter? But unfortunately, with the lawless Obama administration the time is coming, and in the not too distant future.
13 posted on 02/24/2014 3:53:38 AM PST by Shane (When Injustice Becomes Law, RESISTANCE Becomes DUTY.----T.Jefferson)
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To: Nextrush

Maduro is gone. That picture should make us think differently about the AR-15. Anyone who seeks to take them away from us is trying to make us slaves. They need to be, uh, removed from office. By the votes, or not.


14 posted on 02/24/2014 5:14:15 AM PST by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: dennisw

“The president blames the apparent booby trap for the death of a government supporter who raced into a barricade on a motorcycle.”

The antigovernment protesters have had a legitimate problem with murderous motorcyclist marauders killing people as they drove by. The barrier wire stops that game! El president must be pissed that the tables are turned on him. Utopianists(my phrase...”U-toap-ee-ann-ists” with emphasis on the “ann””) are stubborn and just won’t give up on collectivist utopian notions. Like Jim Jones, they would take the whole world down into hell with them if they could!


15 posted on 02/24/2014 5:14:36 AM PST by mdmathis6 (American Christians can help America best by remembering that we are Heaven's citizens first!)
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To: Nextrush

16 posted on 02/24/2014 6:25:05 AM PST by SkyPilot
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To: demshateGod; Nextrush

“...That picture should make us think differently about the AR-15...”

I’ve always known EXACTLY what it was for: It was for the day they came to take your OTHER guns away.


17 posted on 02/24/2014 7:54:22 AM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: mdmathis6

The people of Venezuela should take inspiration from Ukraine.
That day is coming for Venezuela as well.


18 posted on 02/24/2014 7:55:31 AM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: Argus
Dear God:

Please help today's Gen. Vivas become tomorrows Gen. Pinochet.

19 posted on 02/24/2014 8:36:21 AM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Nextrush

This guy is pretty brave or nuts. They could have used a sniper but they didn’t


20 posted on 02/24/2014 8:48:40 AM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Nextrush

Add one more name to the very very long list of opposition leaders better qualified to run Venezuela than the bus driver Maduro


21 posted on 02/24/2014 8:51:12 AM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Vigilanteman

Plenty of viable alternatives to Maduro if they didn’t have a dictatorship in all but name.


22 posted on 02/24/2014 8:52:13 AM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: GeronL

The Maduro thugs were confronted by someone who was armed, willing to resist and his neighbors were constructing barricades in the neighborhood and ready to assist him in resisting arrest.


23 posted on 02/24/2014 10:04:01 AM PST by Nextrush (AFFORDABLE CARE ACT=HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY BAILOUT ACT)
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To: GeronL

Getting worse by the day for Maduro. Venezuelan are looking to Ukraine and realize they could do the same.


24 posted on 02/24/2014 10:15:56 AM PST by mandaladon (If you're going through hell, keep going. ~Winston Churchill)
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To: Nextrush

Yep. Since the guy also has some military cred, the military probably didn’t want to shoot him down like a drug lord


25 posted on 02/24/2014 11:00:02 AM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Nextrush

Warning to the commie thugs in charge of Venezuela.

The fate of other terrible dictators like the one shown below is coming to you, soon.

Warning graphic videos of dead Khadafy.

http://gaddafideadnews.blogspot.com/


26 posted on 02/24/2014 5:00:28 PM PST by Grampa Dave ( Obozo Care is a Trinity of Lies! Obozo Care is probably a serious Black Swan event.)
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To: Grampa Dave
Attention to the commie/facist leaders in Venezuela. This is what happened to a former Italian dictator.


27 posted on 02/24/2014 5:07:51 PM PST by Grampa Dave ( Obozo Care is a Trinity of Lies! Obozo Care is probably a serious Black Swan event.)
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