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Venezuela On The Brink ľ Images andáVideo
Conservative Treehouse ^ | April 21, 2017 | Sundance

Posted on 04/21/2017 11:28:53 AM PDT by detective

The media is downplaying, and in most cases ignoring, the extreme nature of the crisis currently going on in socialist Venezuela under the Maduro regime.  Most of the cries for help are from people begging the international media to cover their plight.

Some of the video and photography are stunning as millions of people take to the streets to protest a collapsing economy and food shortages while being met with tanks, guns and rogue militias hired by the government.

Some of the targeted citizens appear chosen at random.  Some of the citizens are also desperate and fighting back. Warning – These images are graphic and the video feeds are also alarming.  However, the media are barely reporting on any of this, and unfortunately, it looks like things are getting worse:

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: communism; socialism; sundance; tyranny; venezuela; venezuelacollapse; venezuelacrisis
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This is what socialism is in real life.
1 posted on 04/21/2017 11:28:53 AM PDT by detective
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Most of the cries for help are from people begging the international media to cover their plight.

The media are their enemy! They will not cover their plight unless it gets into a civil war, then they will be called 'rebels' or 'anti-government forces'..............

2 posted on 04/21/2017 11:36:46 AM PDT by Red Badger (Profanity is the sound of an ignorant mind trying to express itself.............)
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To: detective

They should focus all their efforts on one goal, Maduro’s head on a stick.


3 posted on 04/21/2017 11:40:07 AM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: detective
Yes, from now on, this is the one-word answer to all the social justice warriors who feel Socialism is the “be all, end all” of political and economic philosophies: “Venezula!”
4 posted on 04/21/2017 11:41:15 AM PDT by ReleaseTheHounds ("The problem with Socialism is that eventually you run out of other people's money." M. Thatcher)
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To: detective

When will the military collapse and hang Maduro the Bus Driver like Mussolini?................


5 posted on 04/21/2017 11:41:23 AM PDT by Red Badger (Profanity is the sound of an ignorant mind trying to express itself.............)
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To: detective

And for those who thought Atlas Shrugged was pulp fiction and way over the top, this is Atlas Shrugged in real time.


6 posted on 04/21/2017 11:44:08 AM PDT by ReleaseTheHounds ("The problem with Socialism is that eventually you run out of other people's money." M. Thatcher)
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To: detective

They need guns and ammo.

Brutal communist dictatorships don’t care about a few protest signs from the hungry serfs.


7 posted on 04/21/2017 11:48:24 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Trump "I will put America First!")
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Good thing they have plenty of ‘gun safety’ laws there.


8 posted on 04/21/2017 11:49:10 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Trump "I will put America First!")
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"On the brink"?

Venezuela has already sailed off and over and is plunging down hard.

Haven't seen anything like that since the crackdown in Tienanmen Square, and then Romania a few months afterward in 1989.

I flunked Spanish thrice in high school, but the girl in the BlackBerry cap could not have been more eloquent.

When socialism and liberalism fail, it makes a hell of a mess. One which, all too often, good people die. No wonder the majority of the world's media wants to keep this quiet. Liberalism promises a utopia. Instead it inevitably delivers a Mad Max movie.

9 posted on 04/21/2017 11:50:59 AM PDT by Ciaphas Cain (The choice to be stupid is not a conviction I am obligated to respect.)
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Call it what is...communism. Dictatorial, brutal, and authoritarian


10 posted on 04/21/2017 11:51:22 AM PDT by Nifster (I see puppy dogs in the clouds)
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Asking the media to report it is like asking the blind to talk of colors.


11 posted on 04/21/2017 11:51:40 AM PDT by lurk (TEat)
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To: sickoflibs

This is exactly why the totalitarians ban and confiscate guns. It’s always the first thing they do.

Makes it so much easier to murder people later.

Once they come for your guns, you can rest assured what’s coming next.


12 posted on 04/21/2017 11:55:20 AM PDT by KyCats
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To: detective

This is not going to end well for the Chavenistas.

It’s coming to a head now, yet our media chooses not to draw lessons from it. That wouldn’t fit the narrative.

Maybe we should send Sean Penn back down to patch things up.


13 posted on 04/21/2017 11:55:49 AM PDT by zipper (In their heart of hearts, every Democrat is a communist.)
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Riot control water cannon encounters resistance.

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14 posted on 04/21/2017 11:56:36 AM PDT by Karl Spooner
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75% of the voters voted for this hell and now they want help getting out. This is a necessary step for them to go through so they are motivated to do the right things. Until they realize that the voters created this hell and that they need to recognize their mistakes they belong exactly on the dung heap they have created.


15 posted on 04/21/2017 12:01:04 PM PDT by GilGil (E. Deplorabus Unum)
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“Call it what is...communism”

“The goal of socialism is communism.”  Vladimir Lenin


16 posted on 04/21/2017 12:02:50 PM PDT by detective
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It’s OK, Commie armies and jackboots fire Friendly Bullets!


17 posted on 04/21/2017 12:06:48 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (America returns to the Rule of Law)
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To: KyCats

See my tagline. I don’t just wear the shirt......


18 posted on 04/21/2017 12:08:54 PM PDT by paulcissa (Democrats want you unarmed so they can kill you.)
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To: detective

It appears that Venezuelan society has become somewhat polarized.


19 posted on 04/21/2017 12:12:36 PM PDT by Chad_the_Impaler
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“75% of the voters voted for this hell...”

That might be the official count but I’m not so certain of it.


20 posted on 04/21/2017 12:16:44 PM PDT by MeganC (Democrat by birth, Republican by default, conservative by principle.)
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