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Bolivia's first Indian president sworn in (Evo Morales watch)
Cnn.com ^ | 1/22/06 | AP

Posted on 01/22/2006 12:44:12 PM PST by ChicagoHebrew

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) -- Leftist coca grower Evo Morales, a fierce critic of U.S. policies who helped topple two of his predecessors in deadly street uprisings against Bolivia's ruling elite, was inaugurated Sunday as the nation's first Indian president. The former llama herder and leader of Bolivia's coca growers union raised his fist in a leftist salute just before he swore to uphold the constitution during the ceremony in the ornate Legislative Palace Morales wept and bowed after he was presented with the yellow, red and green presidential sash -- the colors of the Bolivian flag. Outside, tens of thousands of people, led by brightly dressed Indians, cheered and blew on cow horns as fireworks crackled overhead. They then sang the national anthem amid shouts of "Evo! Evo!" in support of Morales, a farmer's son who has promised to lift one of Latin America's poorest countries out of the misery it has endured since the 16th-century Spanish conquest. Morales said his election marks the beginning of the end to hundreds of years of discrimination and repression of Bolivia's Indian majority. "I wish to tell you, my Indian brothers, that the 500-year indigenous and popular campaign of resistance has not been in vain," Morales declared. He also said he would "change history" but "without vengeance," and his government would serve all sectors of Bolivian society. Tieless in character with his informal style, the former opposition leader vowed that his leftist Movement Toward Socialism would be stubbornly independent, avoiding any outside influences. While he has said his government would welcome warm relations with the United States and other governments, he vowed he would not "submit" to any outside powers.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bolivia; castro; chavez; coca; cocaine; communism; evomorales; morales; mts; socialism
I was in Bolivia during some of Morales' "protests" that eventually brought down Carlos Mesa (check my posted threads for the details). Morales is a crackpot ignorant communist who will lead Bolivia only into continued ruin.

That being said, Bolivia is one of the few countries on earth where some of the typical crazy leftist rants actually have some truth in them. The Spanish conquered and basically enslaved the entire country for hundreds of years, working the indigenous peoples to death in mines. Even after independance, all the land and wealth of the country went to the 1% of the population descended from those conquerors. Successive military governments were charged with ensuring that the conqueros kept that wealth, and that the indigenous remained impovershed llama growers cut off from power, education, and opportunity (a far cry from the democratic capitalism that allowed the US to prosper and -- eventually -- give opportunity to all). So it's not suprising that Bolivia turned commie.

It's a gorgeous country. I only hope Morales doesn't ruin it. I also hope that the insane US policy of drug eradication doesn't lead to something even worse. Coca, which is used to make cocaine for gringos, is also a staple crop of the region used by 80% of the population for legal, non-narcotic purposes such as coca chewing, tea brewing, and pain relieving ointments.

1 posted on 01/22/2006 12:44:15 PM PST by ChicagoHebrew
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To: ChicagoHebrew

Predictably, the economy under this guy will get worse, he will completely alienate the US, and the left in this country will think he is a genius.

Just saving everyone the time of following the story as it unfolds.


2 posted on 01/22/2006 12:46:59 PM PST by Tulane
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To: ChicagoHebrew

This guy will join the ranks of Fidel Castro and Chavez. I wish we had gotten to Castro when we had the chance.


3 posted on 01/22/2006 12:48:58 PM PST by benjibrowder (The government (at all levels) should not be involved in the education business.)
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To: ChicagoHebrew

Ah, the way of the Shining Path. With Chairman Mao to advise them from the Great Beyond, they cannot do wrong.

The great glory that was the Mayan Empire shall be restored. Begin the construction of the pyramids and the celebration of the human sacrifices once more.

This time, they got the wheel.


4 posted on 01/22/2006 12:49:05 PM PST by alloysteel (There is no substitute for success. None. Nobody remembers who was in second place.)
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To: ChicagoHebrew

Is this guy a true blue Commie? I know it didn't take Brazil's Lula very long to cozy up with the entrenched big business cartel.


5 posted on 01/22/2006 12:49:34 PM PST by iPod Shuffle
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To: iPod Shuffle
It's part of their heritage you know. They learned how to suck up to those in authority from their Spanish conquerors. At the same time, they already knew how to live bent over under the burden of a powerful Inca Indian conqueror.

This guy knows it is his nation's fate to be subservient, and he will rob it blind. Look for him to move to a multi-floor condo in Miami Beach.

6 posted on 01/22/2006 12:54:14 PM PST by muawiyah (-)
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To: ChicagoHebrew
BTW, the rightful conquerors of Bolivia (known as the Conquistedores) were put to the sword by Spanish bureaucrats who sought to eliminate corruption in the ruling ranks.

It didn't work.

7 posted on 01/22/2006 12:56:07 PM PST by muawiyah (-)
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To: ChicagoHebrew

He should be "sworn at" not "sworn in".


8 posted on 01/22/2006 12:59:52 PM PST by dc-zoo
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To: ChicagoHebrew

Doesn't it all seem like a prelude to martyrdom for Morales?


9 posted on 01/22/2006 1:12:26 PM PST by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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To: ChicagoHebrew
Yes, that will be 1 taco & 2 enchiladas with a side of refried beans....and extra chips and salsa por favore.
10 posted on 01/22/2006 1:36:07 PM PST by DogBarkTree
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To: ChicagoHebrew
The US should be the first nation to grant diplomatic recognition to the Republic of Santa Cruz when they decide to secede from Bolivia. Bye bye gas reserves!
11 posted on 01/22/2006 1:41:16 PM PST by fallujah-nuker (America needs more SAC and less empty sacs.)
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To: DogBarkTree

Lol.

You have the wrong foods though. He would have carne and some mandioca on the side. Yummmy.


12 posted on 01/22/2006 1:43:48 PM PST by JRochelle
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To: DogBarkTree
Yes, that will be 1 taco & 2 enchiladas with a side of refried beans....and extra chips and salsa por favore

Ah... ignorant ethnic stereotypes. He's Bolivian, not Mexican, for starters. That ain't Bolivian food.

13 posted on 01/22/2006 1:44:32 PM PST by ChicagoHebrew (Hell exists, it is real. It's a quiet green meadow populated entirely by Arab goat herders.)
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To: ChicagoHebrew

Stupid does not always mean equal funny.


14 posted on 01/22/2006 2:03:18 PM PST by mgist
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To: ChicagoHebrew

I'm curious. What are some typical Bolivian foods? I read one mention of `mandioca'.


15 posted on 01/22/2006 3:45:35 PM PST by elcid1970
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To: fallujah-nuker

Very interesting. There are at least two important ethnic groups in Bolivia who do not see Evo Morales as an icon: the Guaranis and the Europeans. Also, Morales is Aymara and the Quechua, although "Indios," speak a separate and distinct language and have their own traditions, held together with the Aymara only by shared resentments. Evo has had his party; now comes the hangover.


16 posted on 01/22/2006 4:06:39 PM PST by Malesherbes
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To: elcid1970

Simple grain meals, from corn and quinoa. Chicken, pork, guinea pig. Chorros. Cakes of fried dough. It's actually all pretty disgusting stuff. There's a reason you don't see Bolivian restaurants around.


17 posted on 01/22/2006 4:45:53 PM PST by ChicagoHebrew (Hell exists, it is real. It's a quiet green meadow populated entirely by Arab goat herders.)
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To: ChicagoHebrew

Bolivia has many coups, like 300 of them. There was a revolution in 1952 by the MNR Party, led by Victor Estenerro Paz. The MNR party had Nazis sympathizers, which would explain why some Nazis went to Bolivia, like Klaus Barbie. The fact is, it is the rich and wealthy elites who conrol every aspect of the economy in many Latin American nations, like Mexico or Peru.


18 posted on 01/22/2006 4:56:41 PM PST by Ptarmigan (Proud bunny hater and killer)
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To: ChicagoHebrew

More like Tex-Mex, a mix of Texan and Northern Mexico cusine.


19 posted on 01/22/2006 4:57:39 PM PST by Ptarmigan (Proud bunny hater and killer)
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To: elcid1970

Another name for mandioca is yuca. That is a staple in a lot of South American countries. I would say its in the potato family.


20 posted on 01/22/2006 4:58:03 PM PST by JRochelle
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To: Ptarmigan
Yup... when my family lived in Bolivia in the early 80s, my mother had a job tutoring an ex-Nazi in English (she didn't find out who exactly this "kind, elderly German man" was for three months...

The really weird thing is that the Bolivian Jews (who mostly came from Germany in the 1920s and 1930s) had really close business contacts with the "other Germans" who started arriving in the late 1940s...

21 posted on 01/22/2006 5:07:15 PM PST by ChicagoHebrew (Hell exists, it is real. It's a quiet green meadow populated entirely by Arab goat herders.)
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To: ChicagoHebrew

I lived close to a lot of Germans in Paraguay when I was a kid. A lot of them had fled Germany due to forced military service. They were pacifists. I have always suspected that after the was there were a few nazis living among them.


22 posted on 01/22/2006 5:28:20 PM PST by JRochelle
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To: ChicagoHebrew; ninenot; sittnick; steve50; Hegemony Cricket; Willie Green; Wolfie; ex-snook; ...
From New York Times, January 22, 2006:


David Mercado/Reuters
Evo Morales, right, donned ancient Indian garb for a traditional ceremony Saturday at the ruins of Tiwanaku, Bolivia's pre-Incan capital.

23 posted on 01/22/2006 5:31:36 PM PST by A. Pole (Gov.Gumpas:"But that would be putting the clock back, have you no idea of progress, of development?")
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To: ChicagoHebrew

Take a chill pill ChiBrew. I was only adding a bit of levity. How many people in your average Mexican restaurant in the US actually come from Mexico? Not that many. I know. I managed one years ago.


24 posted on 01/22/2006 5:43:12 PM PST by DogBarkTree
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To: ChicagoHebrew; Howlin; Cindy; Cincinatus' Wife
1998 : (BOLIVIA : US CLINTON ADMINISTRATION PERSUADES BOLIVIA TO BEGIN COCA ERADICATION PROGRAM, BUT ECONOMY IS NOW TOO DEPENDENT ON COCA AND IT FALTERS ; DESTABILIZED, BOLIVIA BECAME EVEN MORE ATTRACTIVE TO DRUGLORDS AS WELL AS LEFTWING TERROR GROUPS LIKE THE PERUVIAN GROUP SL aka SHINING PATH, WHICH RELOCATED TO BOLIVIA) However, in 1998 the war on drugs reached Bolivia. The Clinton administration convinced the Bolivian government that Bolivia could become like Colombia (a lawless country). The Bolivian government began an eradication program that destroyed about 90% of coca production. In the meantime, former dictator Hugo Banzer had been elected president of Bolivia.What Clinton and Banzer neglected was that coca production was fueling the fragile Bolivian economy. It was giving jobs to hundreds of thousands of peasants and these peasants were, in turn, giving jobs to hundreds of thousands of Bolivians who worked in manufacturing, agriculture, transportation, etc. By removing coca production without offering an alternative, Clinton and Banzer basically destroyed the Bolivian economy overnight. This great act of stupidity caused exactly what Clinton wanted to avoid: Bolivia became more and more similar to Colombia. The poor (mainly the Indios, who make up 60% of the Bolivian population) became more and more disaffected with the government. Druglords were able to recruit more and more sympathyzers. Remnants of Sendero Luminoso (Shining Path, the Peruvian guerrilla movement of the 1980s) relocated to Bolivia and found a new career as defenders of the Indios.- http://216.239.39.104/search?q=cache:17x8YTzXvCMJ:wwwscaruffi.com/politics/bolivia.html+bolivia+clinton&hl=en&ie=UTF-8

2002 : (BOLIVIA : DE LOZADA IS REELECTED PRESIDENT; EVO MORALES TAKES SECOND) Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada is re-elected president of Bolivia but a defender of coca growers, Evo Morales, comes second - http://216.239.39.104/search?q=cache:17x8YTzXvCMJ:www.scaruffi.com/politics/bolivia.html+bolivia+clinton&hl=en&ie=UTF-8

2002 : (BOLIVIA : MORALES ENGINEERS PROTEST WHICH WOULD BRING DOWN PRESIDENCY OF DE LOZADA) In the 2002 elections (called after Banzer resigned because he was dying of cancer), it was a defender of the coca growers, Evo Morales, who finished second after Sanchez de Lozada. The same Morales then engineered the protests that brought down the democratically-elected president, Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada. Many in Bolivia believe that Morales succeeded because the druglords funded his efforts. - http://216.239.39.104/search?q=cache:17x8YTzXvCMJ:www.scaruffi.com/politics/bolivia.html+bolivia+clinton&hl=en&ie=UTF-8

[* Note: ...President Lozada's government sought to sell natural gas to the United States and Mexico and was carrying out feasibility studies to determine whether the gas should be exported via Chilean or Peruvian ports.... ----- ---- "Lutheran Bishop Says Change of Leadership Will not Resolve Bolivia's Problems; Call to Involve the People in Deciding Future of Natural Resources," From the Worldwide Faith News archives www.wfn.org ]

APRIL 2003 : (VENEZUELA : BOLIVIAN CONGRESSMAN EVO MORALES MEETS WITH VENEZUELAN PRESIDENT CHAVEZ) It all began last April in Caracas, when Bolivian Congressman and coca growers' leader Evo Morales met, for the first time, with Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez... and the sole journalist present was Narco News' Alex Contreras... - "Hugo Chavez Goes To Bolivia (Seeking to start a South American Narco War)," by Al Giordano, BigLeftOutside & Agence France Presse 11/06/03

OCTOBER 17, 2003 : (BOLIVIA : PRESIDENT DE LOZADA WILL RESIGN, PROMPTED BY VIOLENT, TERRORISTIC PROTESTS OVER THE EXPORT OF NATURAL GAS - * MY NOTE : TO THE US) LA PAZ, Bolivia – Embattled President Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada will resign after weeks of deadly street riots triggered by a government plan to export natural gas, a close presidential ally said today. Sanchez de Lozada said he would issue a statement at 4 p.m. His government coalition received a crippling blow earlier today as his last key supporter withdrew after weeks of nationwide street demonstrations. Jaime Paz Zamora, a former president himself, called the impending announcement by Sanchez de Lozada a "patriotic decision."
Asked by reporters whether he meant a presidential resignation, Paz Zamora responded: "You are intelligent people. You know what it is."
Thousands of Bolivians marched through La Paz for a fifth straight day today demanding the 73-year-old Sanchez de Lozada step down 14 months into his second term. Columns of students, Indians and miners brandishing sticks of dynamite threaded past street barricades shouting, "We will not stop until he's gone!"
Military planes airlifted hundreds of stranded travelers from Bolivia's capital. - "Bolivia's Embattled President to Resign," AP via NewsMax.com Wires, Friday, Oct. 17, 2003

OCTOBER 2003 : (BOLIVIA : DE LOZADA RESIGNS PRESIDENCY AFTER VIOLENT PROTESTS ERUPT) Bolivian president Sanchez de Lozada resignes following weeks of violent protests throughout the country. ... Sanchez de Lozada has paid for political mistakes made by his predecessor and by the Clinton administration. More importantly, he paid for having refused to please the druglords. He was succeeded by his vice-president, Carlos Mesa, who will be careful to avoid the president's mistake. Bolivia is now just like Colombia: the government will have to negotiate with the druglords and the rebels. - http://216.239.39.104/search?q=cache:17x8YTzXvCMJ:www.scaruffi.com/politics/bolivia.html+bolivia+clinton&hl=en&ie=UTF-8

NOVEMBER 2003 : (VENEZUELAN PRESIDENT CHAVEZ IS GOING TO BOLIVIA ACCOMPANIED BY EVO MORALES) Chávez, after next week's Latin American Presidents Summit in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, is going to the coca-growing Chapare region, accompanied by Evo -- and maybe even some other interesting leaders, or their delegates, from other lands...
The "Authentic Journalism swarm with no name" will be present, too, with a multinational delegation to bring word of this historic turning point.- "Hugo Chavez Goes To Bolivia (Seeking to start a South American Narco War)," by Al Giordano, BigLeftOutside & Agence France Presse 11/06/03

Expect them to start ramping up the "sea access" rhetoric soon...

NOVEMBER 6, 2003 : (VENEZUELAN PRESIDENT CHAVEZ SPEAKS OF THE RIGHT OF INDIGINOUS TRIBES OF BOLIVIA TO GROW COCA - ALSO, SUGGESTS THAT BOLIVIA HAS A LEGITIMATE RIGHT TO SEA ACCESS - NAMELY, THROUGH CHILE) Hugo Chávez, president of Venezuela, a country where the coca leaf does not grow, today spoke for the first time publicly in defense of the right of the indigenous of Bolivia to cultivate their millenarian sacred plant.
Agence France Press reports:
He [Hugo Chavez] reminded that the Bolivian indigenous "have planted coca for 10,000 years," and therefore, "it's not their fault that chemical components have appeared to make cocaine, or that the rich consume it, while the poor do not..."
And where did you hear it first?
Chávez also lights a fire under the neoliberal presidents of Perú and Chile, suggesting that landlocked Bolivia, which lost its seaports in the War of the Pacific (1879-1884) to Chile, "has a legitimate and historic territorial right" to sea access. "It was not a war against the Empire," noted Chávez, who mentioned that he has tried to raise this issue at presidential summits "but the governments of Chile and Perú don't want to talk about the issue."
"This is a conversation," he said, "between brothers." South America is behaving, more and more, as a Union. - "Hugo Chavez Goes To Bolivia (Seeking to start a South American Narco War)," by Al Giordano, BigLeftOutside & Agence France Presse 11/06/03

NOVEMBER 2003 mid : (VENEZUELAN PRESIDENT CHAVEZ SAYS IT IS UNFAIR THAT BOLIVIA HAS NO COAST) Chavez said at a forum over the weekend in Bolivia that it was not fair that the country had no coast and some day he would like to visit a Bolivian beach. Bolivia lost its outlet to the sea to neighboring Chile in the War of the Pacific in 1879. Chile says the issue is closed permanently and there is no room for modifying the 19th century treaty defining the borders between Bolivia, Chile and Peru. - "Chavez raises hackles with "Bolivian beach" comment," By Fiona Ortiz , Reuters Alertnet, Reuters, 18 Nov 2003 21:18:10 GMT

NOVEMBER 2003 Tuesday : (VENEZUELA SAYS IT IS PUSHING FOR A 'FRIENDLY SOLUTION' TO BOLIVIA'S LACK OF SEA ACCESS) Venezuela said on Tuesday it was pushing for a friendly solution to Bolivia's problem. "Evidently to be able to bathe in the waters of the Pacific (in Bolivia) there would have to be a negotiated solution between the two sides, and that is our profound wish, born of our profound brotherhood with Chile," Venezuelan Foreign Minister Roy Chaderton said at a press conference in Caracas. - "Chavez raises hackles with "Bolivian beach" comment," By Fiona Ortiz , Reuters Alertnet, Reuters, 18 Nov 2003 21:18:10 GMT

NOVEMBER 2003 : (UN SECRETARY GENERAL KOFI ANNAN SAYS HE IS OPEN TO MEDIATING BETWEEN CHILE & BOLIVIA OVER TALKS ABOUT SEA ACCESS FOR BOLIVIA; CHILE RESPONDS THAT THERE IS NOTHING TO NEGOTIATE) Chile also had a chilly response last week when U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan, on a visit to the region, said he was open to a mediating role if Bolivia and Chile were to talk about sea access. Chile said there was nothing to negotiate. - "Chavez raises hackles with "Bolivian beach" comment," By Fiona Ortiz , Reuters Alertnet, Reuters, 18 Nov 2003 21:18:10 GMT

NOVEMBER 18, 2003 : (CHILE RECALLS ITS AMBASSADOR IN VENEZUELA AFTER VENEZUELAN PRESIDENT CHAVEZ ANNOUNCES SUPPORT FOR BOLIVIA'S QUEST FOR ACCESS TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN) SANTIAGO, Chile, Nov 18 (Reuters) - Chile on Tuesday recalled its ambassador in Caracas after Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez voiced support for land-locked Bolivia's quest for access to the Pacific Ocean, a sore point between Chile and Bolivia for 125 years. The recall of the ambassador "is a signal regarding expressions (Chavez) should not have made. We as a country take care of our own bilateral affairs and we don't like third parties getting involved," Chilean Foreign Minister Soledad Alvear told a news conference in Santiago. - "Chavez raises hackles with "Bolivian beach" comment," By Fiona Ortiz , Reuters Alertnet, Reuters, 18 Nov 2003 21:18:10 GMT

25 posted on 01/22/2006 9:01:42 PM PST by piasa (Attitude Adjustments Offered Here Free of Charge)
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To: ChicagoHebrew

Are you from Bolivia originally? It is weird that your mother tutored an ex-Nazis. That's bizarre! I have read that Bolivia has a small Jewish population. I have heard in Bolivia, German is practically the second language there. There are supposed to be many German colonies there. I know Argentina and Paraguay have plenty of them, which partially explains why many Nazis fled to South America, mainly Argentina. Also, Juan and Evita Peron helped them escape to Argentina because they sympathized with Nazis and wanted their money, which are in Swiss banks. I also know many Nazis fled to the Middle East, mainly Egypt and Syria and later Iran, Saudi Arabia, and Iraq.


26 posted on 01/22/2006 9:16:08 PM PST by Ptarmigan (Proud bunny hater and killer)
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To: Ptarmigan

My father was in the US State Dept. We were stationed in Bolivia for 2 1/2 years.


27 posted on 01/22/2006 9:24:29 PM PST by ChicagoHebrew (Hell exists, it is real. It's a quiet green meadow populated entirely by Arab goat herders.)
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To: piasa; Howlin; Cindy; Cincinatus' Wife
He [Hugo Chavez] reminded that the Bolivian indigenous "have planted coca for 10,000 years," and therefore, "it's not their fault that chemical components have appeared to make cocaine, or that the rich consume it, while the poor do not..."

Proving once again that even a stopped clock is right twice a day...

28 posted on 01/22/2006 9:25:44 PM PST by ChicagoHebrew (Hell exists, it is real. It's a quiet green meadow populated entirely by Arab goat herders.)
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To: DogBarkTree

It was idiotic, not funny. If there was a picture of the Polish President, would you feel compelled to make wise cracks about him eating French food? The Poles and the French have about as much in common as Bolivia and Mexico.


29 posted on 01/22/2006 9:27:51 PM PST by ChicagoHebrew (Hell exists, it is real. It's a quiet green meadow populated entirely by Arab goat herders.)
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To: ChicagoHebrew

Well now, that's somewhat incorrect.

There's quite a number of cokers out in middle class
and working class USA. They aren't rich. Their drug
habit makes them even poorer as a person, health-wise
and financially.


30 posted on 01/22/2006 9:30:52 PM PST by Cindy
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To: Cacique

Indio Ping!


31 posted on 01/22/2006 9:34:22 PM PST by Clemenza ("Sin lies only in hurting others unnecessarily. All other “sins” are invented nonsense." -- Robert)
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To: Cindy

They are rich compared to the average person in Venezuela and Bolivia. Remember, something like 40% of the world lives on about $1 a day or less. America's "working class" are all in the top 10-20% of the world's wealth.


32 posted on 01/22/2006 9:40:15 PM PST by ChicagoHebrew (Hell exists, it is real. It's a quiet green meadow populated entirely by Arab goat herders.)
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To: ChicagoHebrew

the coca eradication policy has to be one of the most idiotic thing the U.S. government has going down there ... practically handing U.S. foes a ready made rally cry of stereo-typical example of Yankee arrogance and unilateralism.

stop the demand and you stop the supply. as long as there is demand, supply will find a way ...


33 posted on 01/22/2006 9:52:27 PM PST by Republican Party Reptile
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To: Republican Party Reptile

Yes, but realistically, there will always be people "wanting" drugs. Changing the minds of 10 million druggies(by punishment or medical intervention) is harder -- and costlier -- than destroying 10 thousand drug farmers' crops.


34 posted on 01/22/2006 11:09:14 PM PST by sagar
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To: ChicagoHebrew

I see. How was life in Bolivia for you?


35 posted on 01/22/2006 11:30:23 PM PST by Ptarmigan (Proud bunny hater and killer)
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To: ChicagoHebrew

You're pretty idealistic.

Bolivia has a huge indigenous population with a far different culture than the US had to work with.


36 posted on 01/22/2006 11:37:26 PM PST by wardaddy (Alito is Clapton)
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To: ChicagoHebrew

Since you're all hung up on food you can EAT ME.


37 posted on 01/23/2006 5:29:58 AM PST by DogBarkTree
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To: ChicagoHebrew

You probably shouldn't bother yourself with morons who post those kinds of things.

It appears that some freepers don't like foreigners even when they live and work in their own countries.


38 posted on 01/23/2006 9:52:07 AM PST by dmz
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To: A. Pole

Somehow I doubt that even that rabble rouser Bolivar would have been into this!


39 posted on 01/24/2006 9:48:44 AM PST by GOP_1900AD (Stomping on "PC," destroying the Left, and smoking out faux "conservatives" - Take Back The GOP!)
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To: Tulane
Ok, now Im really confused. Id swear this idiot is wearing bagels on his head.
40 posted on 01/24/2006 10:17:03 AM PST by DogBarkTree (The higher the monkey climbs the flag pole, the more people can see his @$$h0!e)
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