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Fighting cancer, Chavez seeks aid from deities
Associated Press ^ | August 4, 2011 | CHRISTOPHER TOOTHAKER

Posted on 08/04/2011 7:58:23 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- President Hugo Chavez told a gathering of soldiers Thursday that he's seeking divine support from the indigenous deities and spirits of Venezuela's central plains to help him survive cancer.

"Cancer? What is that for me? I have faith in the spirits of the plains that I'll prevail. I will live and we will win the elections next year," Chavez told hundreds of troops massed in formation at Fort Tiuna, Venezuela's largest military installation.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: dictator; hugochavez; venezuela; venezuelancancer

1 posted on 08/04/2011 7:58:24 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

What’s next, Hugo? A Golden Calf?


2 posted on 08/04/2011 8:02:01 PM PDT by JPG (Yes She Can!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

He will probably win the Venezuelan elections next year even if he is dead. The fix is in,


3 posted on 08/04/2011 8:02:51 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I smell sulfur.


4 posted on 08/04/2011 8:04:47 PM PDT by TigersEye (No dark sarcasm in the press room ... Hey!, Barry!, leave them bills alone.)
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To: JPG

Some of Venezuela’s previous dictators have been big into Santeria, etc. (especially one fellow whose name escapes me now, but he ruled in the 1930s and always had a Santeria witchdoctor at his side).

(For that matter, IIRC I think the mother-in-law of the One
also believes in Santeria, and in keeping a certain House clean of the spirits...)


5 posted on 08/04/2011 8:05:07 PM PDT by CondorFlight (I)
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To: Venturer

Well I’ve heard of the dead voting before, but dead candidates winning, that’s a different story.


6 posted on 08/04/2011 8:05:16 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

7 posted on 08/04/2011 8:07:07 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

It’ll be like weekend at Bernies.


8 posted on 08/04/2011 8:07:22 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I am not even sure Satan has the power to prolong his mortal life. After that, I know he doesn’t.


9 posted on 08/04/2011 8:07:22 PM PDT by yarddog
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Well, since Chavez thinks that Dubya is the devil, perhaps he can sell his soul to Dubya in return for immortality.
10 posted on 08/04/2011 8:08:04 PM PDT by Fred (Palin/Bachmann 2012 OR Bachmann/Palin 2012......that is the ticket!!!)
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To: TigersEye

“I smell sulfur.”

Hope he makes reservations for a table for two when he gets there. Don’t know when the Obamaloon’s time is up, but I’m pretty sure those two will be eating together.


11 posted on 08/04/2011 8:08:32 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

We did it in Missouri. see http://archives.cnn.com/2000/ALLPOLITICS/stories/11/07/senate.missouri/


12 posted on 08/04/2011 8:09:00 PM PDT by netguide (Use this browser instead of Internet Exploder)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

Well, Nov. 8 2000 Mel Carnahan (Dem. dead) beat John Ashcroft (Repub. live) in the US Senate election.


13 posted on 08/04/2011 8:09:35 PM PDT by Judith Anne ( Holy Mary, Mother of God, please pray for us sinners now, and at the hour of our death.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

HUH! deities? spirits of the plains? he is channeling evil.....not Jesus Christ our one and only savior. good luck with that plan.


14 posted on 08/04/2011 8:10:50 PM PDT by tioga
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To: TigersEye

“I smell sulfur.”

Hope he makes reservations for a table for two when he gets there. Don’t know when the Obamaloon’s time is up, but I’m pretty sure those two will be eating together.


15 posted on 08/04/2011 8:10:56 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Lazlo in PA

Está muerte, Diego.


16 posted on 08/04/2011 8:12:13 PM PDT by Rocky (REPEAL IT!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Cancer? What is that for me?

Uh, Huey? Some of those deities you're calling on would like a word with you.

17 posted on 08/04/2011 8:13:10 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: Judith Anne

good catch.


18 posted on 08/04/2011 8:13:37 PM PDT by tioga
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To: Free ThinkerNY

All of Castro’s horses and all of Castro’s men can’t put Hugo back together again.

Hugo you put down Capitalism all your life and now you have to depend on third world medicine.

By


19 posted on 08/04/2011 8:14:21 PM PDT by kempo
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To: CondorFlight
I hope that O’s MIL isn't slicing chickens in the Hut...she and her daughter are quite capable of scaring spirits all on their own. I remember the story of Hugo's idol, Fidel Castro, bringing live chickens into his NYC hotel room back in ‘59(?). I believe they were for dinner and not Santeria.
20 posted on 08/04/2011 8:14:42 PM PDT by JPG (Yes She Can!)
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To: Da Coyote

Dinner for eternity with either one of them makes Dante’s description of hell sound like a day at the beach.


21 posted on 08/04/2011 8:16:22 PM PDT by TigersEye (No dark sarcasm in the press room ... Hey!, Barry!, leave them bills alone.)
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To: tioga

It amazes me that Communists villify religion and on their death beds ask God to save them.

Somewhere God is sitting down, having a beverage and saying to his guests, “sure, I’ll save him.... NOT”


22 posted on 08/04/2011 8:16:27 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Sarah Palin 2012 - Nothing but Net)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Has he tried praying to obama?


23 posted on 08/04/2011 8:19:05 PM PDT by clearcarbon
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To: CondorFlight
(For that matter, IIRC I think the mother-in-law of the One also believes in Santeria, and in keeping a certain House clean of the spirits...)

Rumor has it, Billybob snapped a chicken neck or two back in the bitterly partisan '90s.

24 posted on 08/04/2011 8:19:18 PM PDT by Calliecat
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Good luck with that, buddy. The “indigenous dieties” will help you as well as they helped the indigenous Venezuelans fight the Spanish.


25 posted on 08/04/2011 8:20:10 PM PDT by denydenydeny (Rage all you want, looters & moochers, but the gods of the copybook headings are your masters now.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

James 4:13 Now listen, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go to such and such a town, stay there a year, conduct business, and make money.”

14 You do not know what tomorrow will bring. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes.

15 Instead you should say, “If the Lord wants us to, we will live-and do this or that.”

16 But you boast about your proud intentions. All such boasting is evil.

17 Therefore, anyone who knows what is right but fails to do it is guilty of sin.


26 posted on 08/04/2011 8:27:21 PM PDT by Delta 21 (Make your choice ! There are NO civilians.)
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To: JPG

I’ve got your deity right here, hugo...and FU


27 posted on 08/04/2011 8:41:09 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012 FK BARAK)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I pray to a real God that Hugo gets everything he richly deserves.


28 posted on 08/04/2011 8:43:37 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (There's a pill for just about everything ... except stupid!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I wonder if he’s smelling the sulfur yet?


29 posted on 08/04/2011 8:53:04 PM PDT by Dapper 26
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I hope he gets AIDS from a monkey!


30 posted on 08/04/2011 9:15:35 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Free ThinkerNY
he's seeking divine support from the indigenous deities and spirits of Venezuela's central plains to help him survive cancer.

Dead in six months!

Regards,
GtG

31 posted on 08/04/2011 9:17:53 PM PDT by Gandalf_The_Gray (I live in my own little world, I like it 'cuz they know me here.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Any God worth his salt would hit this SOB with a lightening bolt right off the bat and not wait for the cancer to get him. BTW, he is sounding off too much about living, I think he knows he is toast.


32 posted on 08/04/2011 9:24:57 PM PDT by calex59
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To: CondorFlight
Some of Venezuela’s previous dictators have been big into Santeria, etc. (especially one fellow whose name escapes me now, but he ruled in the 1930s and always had a Santeria witchdoctor at his side

Perez Jinmenez

33 posted on 08/04/2011 9:29:35 PM PDT by cpdiii (Deckhand, Roughneck, Mud Man, Geologist, Pilot, Pharmacist. THE CONSTITUTION IS WORTH DYING FOR!)
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To: kempo
Hugo you put down Capitalism all your life and now you have to depend on third world medicine.

Wrong, he went to Cuba to be treated by Spanish physicians from Spain.

34 posted on 08/04/2011 9:31:48 PM PDT by cpdiii (Deckhand, Roughneck, Mud Man, Geologist, Pilot, Pharmacist. THE CONSTITUTION IS WORTH DYING FOR!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I give him one month before he arrives in Boston for treatment.


35 posted on 08/04/2011 9:32:05 PM PDT by SteveH (First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Sounds like he is relying on “alternative” medicine, which is often the last resort for the incurably ill. Which means, then, that he is at least Stage 4, if not terminal.


36 posted on 08/04/2011 9:45:51 PM PDT by MoochPooch (I'm a compassionate cynic.)
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To: Calliecat

Wasn’t Hillary holding seances to meet ups with Eleanor Roosevelt?


37 posted on 08/04/2011 9:51:11 PM PDT by RowdyFFC
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To: Free ThinkerNY
How about starting a Freeper "Dead Pool"? I'll put in $5 for a date, and whoever wins, donates the pool to keep Free Republic online.

I pick November 8, 2012.

One of you spreadsheet geeks out there keep tabs on the totals.

38 posted on 08/04/2011 10:32:16 PM PDT by VanShuyten ("a shadow...draped nobly in the folds of a gorgeous eloquence.")
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Hugo!As much as this pains me,I must plead with you to ignore

any "gods of the Plains"and surrender your life to " Jesus of Nazareth".

39 posted on 08/05/2011 1:44:32 AM PDT by Cheapskate (Play loud and carry BIG sticks!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Always room in the ground for one more box.


40 posted on 08/05/2011 2:11:50 AM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: Venturer

Everyone loves him so much the crowds chant, Hu...Go! Hu...Go!


41 posted on 08/05/2011 2:16:02 AM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Hugo is even more stupid than he looks. And he’s about as funny as a radio in the cancer ward playing “What’s Eating You?”.


42 posted on 08/05/2011 11:17:32 AM PDT by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER
You already saw the posts about Carnahan. Patsy Mink also won her House seat in Hawaii a month after dying.

-PJ

43 posted on 08/05/2011 11:30:51 AM PDT by Political Junkie Too (Everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day, Mexican on Cinco de Mayo, and American on Election Day.)
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To: RowdyFFC
Wasn’t Hillary holding seances to meet ups with Eleanor Roosevelt?

If the press reports are true. There's no telling what superstitions those two harbor, so it wouldn't surprise me.

44 posted on 08/05/2011 3:59:46 PM PDT by Calliecat
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Good riddance when this POS dies. Thanks Free ThinkerNY.


45 posted on 09/04/2011 8:30:27 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's never a bad time to FReep this link -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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