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Zelaya says Hondurans have right to 'insurrection'
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Posted on 07/14/2009 10:50:46 PM PDT by Mount Athos

Ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya says the Honduran people "have the right to insurrection" against the interim government that forced him out of the country.

Zelaya says that Honduran citizens also have the right to demonstrate and to stage strikes against the government of de facto President Roberto Micheletti, who has threatened to jail Zelaya if he tries to return.

Zelaya said at a joint news conference with Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom on Tuesday that "nobody owes allegiance to a usurper government."

Zelaya said "insurrection is a legitimate process."

Zelaya was toppled by a military-backed coup June 28. He is recognized by virtually all foreign governments.

THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. Check back soon for further information. AP's earlier story is below.

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya says the Honduran people "have the right to insurrection" against the interim government that forced him out of the country.

Zelaya says that Honduran citizens also have the right to demonstrate and to stage strikes against the government of de facto President Roberto Micheletti, who has threatened to jail Zelaya if he tries to return.

Zelaya said at a joint news conference with Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom on Tuesday that "nobody owes allegiance to a usurper government."

Zelaya said "insurrection is a legitimate process."

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: chavez; honduras; insurrection; revolt; zelaya

1 posted on 07/14/2009 10:50:48 PM PDT by Mount Athos
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To: Mount Athos
Does this sacred right only apply to Honduras, or to

...other countries (Iran, North Korea, Venezuela, Cuba)

Does this sacred right only apply to Hondurans, or to citizens of other countries?

(Like the US, quoting Hillary Clinton about dissent...)

Cheers!

2 posted on 07/14/2009 10:52:30 PM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: Mount Athos

Time for Zelaya to have an “accident.”

Lots of bananas in Guatemala to slip on.


3 posted on 07/14/2009 10:52:35 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Mount Athos

Sorry chief! The Hondurans already insurrected when they tossed your goatsmellin’ ass out of their country in your PJs.


4 posted on 07/14/2009 10:53:19 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Hey America! How's that "hope and change" thing working out?)
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To: Mount Athos

Only Zelaya’s supporters have this “sacred” right. If he had succeeded in overthrowing the Honduras government as he had planned to do when he was impeached and deported, he wouldn’t tolerate dissent of any kind.


5 posted on 07/14/2009 10:58:23 PM PDT by coconutt2000 (NO MORE PEACE FOR OIL!!! DOWN WITH TYRANTS, TERRORISTS, AND TIMIDCRATS!!!! (3-T's For World Peace))
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To: Mount Athos

G0 for it, commies. See how far you get against the constitution’s army.


6 posted on 07/14/2009 11:00:55 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Mount Athos

did anyone think this would not be the next step of the real coup?

socialists need to make it look like they have popular support


7 posted on 07/14/2009 11:05:37 PM PDT by GeronL ( Patriotic Insurrectionist at http://tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com)
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

LOL


8 posted on 07/14/2009 11:08:09 PM PDT by ErnstStavroBlofeld (A leader does not deserve the name unless he is willing occasionally to stand alone-Henry Kissinger)
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To: grey_whiskers

we could use some insurrection in America

http://unitedcitizen.blogspot.com


9 posted on 07/14/2009 11:10:09 PM PDT by GeronL ( Patriotic Insurrectionist at http://tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com)
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To: StJacques

ping


10 posted on 07/14/2009 11:58:51 PM PDT by Mount Athos (A Giant luxury mega-mansion for Gore, a Government Green EcoShack made of poo for you)
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To: Mount Athos
"the Honduran people "have the right to insurrection""

LOL, that's a curious call to arms for a deposed president.

11 posted on 07/15/2009 12:06:11 AM PDT by americanophile (Sarcasm: satirical wit depending for its effect on bitter, caustic, and often ironic language.)
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To: Mount Athos

Given that the “interim government” consists of the same legislature, same supreme court, and same constitution as existed before Zelaya was removed, what exactly is “interim” about this government? Maybe the AP writer could explain. Because the fact that the government removed a president on constitutional grounds doesn’t mean the government has been downgraded to an “interim” one.

Maybe the AP writer could also explain how Micheletti is the “de facto” president. Given that he was appointed to according to the lawful processes of the Honduran constitution, legislature, and supreme court, the correct term would seem to be “de jure”.


12 posted on 07/15/2009 2:38:07 AM PDT by Yardstick
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To: HonCitizen; maquiladora; Girlene; AmericanInTokyo; livius; stephenjohnbanker; Son House; ...

ping


13 posted on 07/15/2009 2:59:14 AM PDT by don-o (My son, Ben - Marine PFC- 1/16/09 - Parris Island - LC -6/4/09 - 29 Palms - Camp Pendleton 6/18)
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To: grey_whiskers

“Zelaya said at a joint news conference with Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom on Tuesday that “nobody owes allegiance to a usurper government.”
+++++++++++++++++++

Wow, be careful what you wish for Zelaya/0zer0. Be careful the company you keep.

Proverbs 29:2 (NIV)
2When the righteous increase, the people rejoice,
But when a wicked man rules, people groan.


14 posted on 07/15/2009 4:31:14 AM PDT by SeattleBruce (God, Family, Country and the Tea Party! Take America Back! [I hate the TRAITORS in the enemedia.])
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To: coconutt2000

“Only Zelaya’s supporters have this “sacred” right.”
++++++++++++++++

Just like only libtards in the US have certain rights...”freedom of speech and objectivity” by the so called MSM only applies to them. Or how about special treatment regarding political corruption (either scandalous personal behavior or massive conflicts of interest). Which relates to the corrupt MSM.


15 posted on 07/15/2009 4:37:28 AM PDT by SeattleBruce (God, Family, Country & the Tea Party! Take America Back! The TRAITORS in the enemedia are corrupt.)
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To: GeronL
I disagree: I think we need an informed populace and greater than 40-45% voting, BY the informed populace; we need to clean out the party apparatchiks; and clear out the red tape which exists to defend the entrenched party bosses, lawyers, and lobbyists.

Kind of like what Sarah did in Alaska to remove corruption; and UNLIKE McCain-Feingold.

Cheers!

16 posted on 07/15/2009 4:42:18 AM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: Yardstick

“Maybe the AP writer could explain...Maybe the AP writer could also explain how Micheletti is the “de facto” president.”
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Just following the proscribed story line...can you fault him, there are probably 4 out of work journalists, er, journal-hacks, that are waiting to take his Pravda job.


17 posted on 07/15/2009 4:42:37 AM PDT by SeattleBruce (God, Family, Country & the Tea Party! Take America Back! The TRAITORS in the enemedia are corrupt.)
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To: grey_whiskers

“I think we need an informed populace and greater than 40-45% voting, BY the informed populace; we need to clean out the party apparatchiks; and clear out the red tape which exists to defend the entrenched party bosses, lawyers, and lobbyists.

Kind of like what Sarah did in Alaska to remove corruption; and UNLIKE McCain-Feingold.
++++++++++++++

Agreed X 3...however, we’d best be doing this double time...this stupid debt time bomb is ticking against us all..


18 posted on 07/15/2009 4:44:44 AM PDT by SeattleBruce (God, Family, Country & the Tea Party! Take America Back! The TRAITORS in the enemedia are corrupt.)
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To: SeattleBruce
Debt isn't debt until it's spent: and with a conservative dominated Congress, and then SP in the WH, we can roll back the rest of the spending and put draconian cuts in govt. bureaucracy nationwide.

Cheers!

19 posted on 07/15/2009 4:57:18 AM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: Mount Athos
Sounds like Zelaya want to throw a revolution party...but no one is coming.

Except all the other marxists in this hemisphere like Chavez, Noriega, Castro...and Obama.

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20 posted on 07/15/2009 5:12:57 AM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: FlingWingFlyer

do they have a right to import lots of chavista’s to help them out in their insurrection?


21 posted on 07/15/2009 5:21:00 AM PDT by epluribus_2
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To: AdmSmith; Berosus; bigheadfred; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Fred Nerks; ...

So much for his devotion to the rule of law. Additional:

Ousted president calls for Honduras insurrection
AP via Breitbart | July 15, 2009 | N/A
Posted on 07/15/2009 12:07:21 AM PDT by Jet Jaguar
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2292906/posts


22 posted on 07/15/2009 6:24:36 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/__Since Jan 3, 2004__Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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To: don-o

You know, I haven’t really noticed any of Zel’s thugs demonstrating on his behalf lately. Only thing I’ve seen is the Honduran people’s freedoms being given back to them.


23 posted on 07/15/2009 6:29:45 AM PDT by cleveland gop (STUPID IS AS STUPID DOES. Forrest Gump sure had Obama pegged now didn't he!!)
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To: Mount Athos

“Zelaya was toppled by a military-backed coup June 28. He is recognized by virtually all foreign governments. “

Bare faced lie.


24 posted on 07/15/2009 6:41:22 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Pray for, and support our troops(heroes) !! And vote out the RINO's!!)
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To: Yardstick

“Given that the “interim government” consists of the same legislature, same supreme court, and same constitution as existed before Zelaya was removed, what exactly is “interim” about this government? Maybe the AP writer could explain.”

Simple. The AP writer is a leftist POS.


25 posted on 07/15/2009 6:45:39 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Pray for, and support our troops(heroes) !! And vote out the RINO's!!)
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To: Jeff Head

“Except all the other marxists in this hemisphere like Chavez, Noriega, Castro...and Obama. “

Obama should be listed first ;-)


26 posted on 07/15/2009 6:48:41 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Pray for, and support our troops(heroes) !! And vote out the RINO's!!)
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To: Mount Athos

I agree wholeheartedly, however, the Hondurans already exercised this right comprade.


27 posted on 07/15/2009 7:07:32 AM PDT by SeminoleSoldier
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To: don-o
Zelaya (and Chavez) are growing desperate. According to this article, Zelaya threatens and Chavez demands. Is there war in Honduras’ future?

.................."Yesterday, he issued a warning to the current government headed by Roberto Micheletti: “We are giving an ultimatum to the coup regime to obey the express mandates of the international organizations and the Honduran Constitution.” If he is not reinstated by the next meeting of the delegates to the Arias mediation, “the discussions will be deemed to have failed,” in which case he will proceed “with other measures.”......................

.........................."In an astonishing display of frustration, Hugo Chavez spoke directly with a State Department official and pressed the United States to use their troops stationed in Honduras to restore Zelaya to power, or to remove them altogether. The Venezuelan strongman, who has spent years vituperating the United States for its alleged meddling in Latin American affairs, all of a sudden pleaded with the State Department for an American military intervention."...............
28 posted on 07/15/2009 8:13:34 AM PDT by Girlene
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To: Mount Athos

AK-47’s are on the way, made in Venezuela.


29 posted on 07/16/2009 7:06:49 AM PDT by Bringbackthedraft (Democrats have nothing to fear but Palin being herself.)
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To: Bringbackthedraft

P.S. Along with volunteers and advisers.


30 posted on 07/16/2009 7:07:38 AM PDT by Bringbackthedraft (Democrats have nothing to fear but Palin being herself.)
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