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Hugo Chavez wins fourth term as Venezuela president
BBC ^ | 7 October 2012

Posted on 10/07/2012 8:06:34 PM PDT by Racehorse

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has won a fourth term in office after defeating opposition leader Henrique Capriles, electoral officials say.

Mr Chavez won 54% of the vote, the country's electoral council announced.

Noisy celebrations among Chavez supporters erupted across the capital Caracas following the result.

Turnout was 80% in the hotly contested election and voting was extended beyond the official closing time at some polling stations with long queues.

(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Government; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: chavezwins; hugochavez; venezuela; venezuelaelection; venezuelaexitpolls
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Anybody surprised?
1 posted on 10/07/2012 8:06:43 PM PDT by Racehorse
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To: Racehorse

Shocked, I tell you!


2 posted on 10/07/2012 8:07:40 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Racehorse

Of course he did.

Old saying: “The Devil takes care of his own.”


3 posted on 10/07/2012 8:08:43 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Racehorse
The banana republic marches on
4 posted on 10/07/2012 8:10:05 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Racehorse

Those who vote decide nothing.

Those who count the vote (like Chavez and his supporters) decide everything.


5 posted on 10/07/2012 8:11:59 PM PDT by Tzimisce (THIS SUCKS)
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To: Racehorse

It’s not official til Jimmy Carter approves. This just in: he does!


6 posted on 10/07/2012 8:13:42 PM PDT by Defiant (If there are infinite parallel universes, why Lord, am I living in the one with Obama as President?)
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To: Racehorse

It’s not the people who vote; it’s the people who count the votes.


7 posted on 10/07/2012 8:13:42 PM PDT by Perseverando (Gun control? It's the OBOTS who are filling up prisons for violent crimes, not the Tea Party.)
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To: Racehorse

The cancer will get him soon. Maybe a sane replaceent can happen then.


8 posted on 10/07/2012 8:13:43 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: Racehorse
This is what is in store for America is this monster Obama wins here in a few weeks. It's time for us to step up. The time is now.

In Venezuela ,there are shortages of food in the stores. Socialism always brings rationing , shortages, poverty, oppression, slavery and great suffering. This is what we have in store for America if this POS Obama wins.

I met a man from Venezuela who told that Chavez said the same things Obama did when it was first running. Socialists are all the same everywhere.

9 posted on 10/07/2012 8:14:20 PM PDT by Democrat_media (China is destroying all our jobs and manufacturing ability. China makes everything.)
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To: Racehorse

I thought this guy was on his death bed?


10 posted on 10/07/2012 8:14:31 PM PDT by oust the louse (Obamacare has morphed into a tax on staying alive.)
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To: Jonty30

here we go!

Stability in the region is assured. May Hugo be smitten with a large dose of Godsmack.

Hope he enjoyed the run.


11 posted on 10/07/2012 8:15:31 PM PDT by One Name (Ultimately, the TRUTH is a razor's edge and no man can sit astride it.)
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To: Racehorse

A little voter fraud here, a little voter fraud there, and you have Chavez winning. Somewhere, Obama is asking for those guys to count the votes here


12 posted on 10/07/2012 8:17:55 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Jonty30

Wow! So NOT surprised!


13 posted on 10/07/2012 8:18:05 PM PDT by LUV W (Empty chairs everywhere are sad today.)
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To: Racehorse

As predictable as our regimes economic report.

They sat next to each other in the 400 series Marx classes.


14 posted on 10/07/2012 8:19:14 PM PDT by NoLibZone (Every conservative knew the attacks were coming... 3.5 years ago when Obama was elected.)
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To: DesertRhino

Heck....Castro’s been dying for decades! Who doesn’t think
this monster will outlast us all, too!


15 posted on 10/07/2012 8:19:58 PM PDT by LUV W (Empty chairs everywhere are sad today.)
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To: Democrat_media

Yep. Why do we imagine the “mainstream” polls here in America are showing “Obama” with close to 50 percent of the country’s vote? “They” are just prepping us for massive election fraud on Nov 6th, because that criminal creep in the White House does not have NEARLY the support the media portrays.


16 posted on 10/07/2012 8:20:55 PM PDT by WXRGina (Further up and further in!)
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To: All

17 posted on 10/07/2012 8:22:52 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Racehorse. Congratulations from the Obama White House will be Fast and non-Furious.
AP PHOTOS: Caracas bustles as people buy food, pick up voter IDs on eve of presidential ballot

18 posted on 10/07/2012 8:23:24 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Racehorse; All

I’m sure Sean Penn is thrilled.


19 posted on 10/07/2012 8:24:01 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (Political maturity is realizing that the "R" next to someone's name does not mean "conservative")
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To: oust the louse

There are some turds that refuse to flush


20 posted on 10/07/2012 8:24:25 PM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: Racehorse

Color me surprised!

Not.

Moochelle is on the phone right now asking him to explain to her how he got the fix in.


21 posted on 10/07/2012 8:25:29 PM PDT by bgill
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To: Racehorse

I assume he got 115% of the zombie vote.


22 posted on 10/07/2012 8:26:59 PM PDT by duffee (Romney 2012, NEWT 2016)
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To: Racehorse

I feel badly for Venezuela... but they did have a free country once, before they willingly turned it over to this bloated demon in the name of “fairness” and “change”.

I’m just glad we’re smart enough to not make the same kind of mistakes here.


23 posted on 10/07/2012 8:26:59 PM PDT by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (Some men just want to watch the world burn.)
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To: Racehorse

More takers than makers in that country... we are heading that direction now...hopefully, our ship will right itself before that happens.


24 posted on 10/07/2012 8:28:36 PM PDT by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters of Freedom, Committee of Correspondence)
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To: WhistlingPastTheGraveyard

Some comments are so clear they do not need the /s


25 posted on 10/07/2012 8:28:55 PM PDT by duffee (Romney 2012, NEWT 2016)
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To: Racehorse

Usa: vanilla thrilla rumbles with the mulatto castrato...!


26 posted on 10/07/2012 8:32:18 PM PDT by gaijin (Er)
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To: duffee

The Venezuelan vote is probably just as accurate as the employment numbers from our own BLS.


27 posted on 10/07/2012 8:46:06 PM PDT by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters of Freedom, Committee of Correspondence)
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To: Racehorse

28 posted on 10/07/2012 8:47:12 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: Racehorse

*sigh*

Exit polling showed the challenger winning by 3%
Then they shut the exit polling down, put troops and soldiers into the street.
Then announced that Huge-o won by 10%.

I feel for the majority in Venezuela. May that bastard’s cancer come back and relegate him to a short chapter in the history books.


29 posted on 10/07/2012 8:49:37 PM PDT by verum ago (Some people must truly be in love, for only love can be so blind.)
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To: verum ago
put troops and soldiers into the street.

troops and soldiers... I guess I need to get a job in the Department of Redundancy Department.

Meant to say tanks and soldiers. It's past my bedtime.
30 posted on 10/07/2012 8:51:18 PM PDT by verum ago (Some people must truly be in love, for only love can be so blind.)
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To: Racehorse
"Hugo Chavez STEALS The Election"

There, title of the article fixed... Is anyone surprised? Thought not. God knows the truth, Chavez will rot in He'll for what he has done to the country and people of Venezuela.

Pat Robertson was right concerning what should have been done with this communist monster.

31 posted on 10/07/2012 8:53:13 PM PDT by Jmouse007 (Lord deliver us from evil, in Jesus name, amen.)
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To: Racehorse
uNIVERSAL sUFFRAGE
32 posted on 10/07/2012 9:01:57 PM PDT by Rome2000 (NO ONE IN ROMNEY’S DIRECT LINE HAS EVER SERVED THE UNITED STATES IN UNIFORM 170 YEARS)
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To: Racehorse
The USSSA is Venezuela in 8 years.

What happens when the people the Founders warned against getting the franchise get the franchise

33 posted on 10/07/2012 9:05:25 PM PDT by Rome2000 (NO ONE IN ROMNEY’S DIRECT LINE HAS EVER SERVED THE UNITED STATES IN UNIFORM 170 YEARS)
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To: WhistlingPastTheGraveyard

Are you being sarcastic on that last part???


34 posted on 10/07/2012 9:05:25 PM PDT by ObozoMustGo2012
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To: Racehorse

Is 0bama going to STEAL our election too?


35 posted on 10/07/2012 9:07:18 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: Racehorse

Needless to say, sh*t happens.

Venezuela will continue to go downhill with Chavez alive or quite possibly dead in the coming months and years.

Another sad story like Zimbabwe.


36 posted on 10/07/2012 9:10:22 PM PDT by Nextrush (PRESIDENT SARAH PALIN IS MY DREAM)
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To: Racehorse

NFW so many people are this stupid.

Gives you pause what our publik schools are turning out.


37 posted on 10/07/2012 9:15:13 PM PDT by Clint N. Suhks (Ayman al-Zawahiri is alive and GM owes us $26 Billion)
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To: Sarah Barracuda
...Somewhere, Obama is asking for those guys to count the votes here

They already do. U.S. Investigates Voting Machines’ Venezuela Ties

Old Story, but still the same story.

38 posted on 10/07/2012 9:17:07 PM PDT by tpmintx (Problem: The people who work for a living are outnumbered by those who VOTE for a living.)
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To: Tzimisce
Those who count the vote (like Chavez and his supporters) decide everything.

I believe it was Mao who said that, wasn't it? It doesn't matter how people vote, it only matters as to who counts the votes.

39 posted on 10/07/2012 9:18:29 PM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: tpmintx

SEIU and ACORN will be the ones counting the votes for sure. No wonder Obama could care less about these debates, he knows he has his buddies rigging the machines


40 posted on 10/07/2012 9:19:13 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Racehorse
When big government tyrants like Chavez and other strong man socialists get power, all "elections" become a joke. You really don't have a clue what the sham "vote" really is for one of their show elections. It really would be interested to find out the ACTUAL vote tally.

Is he keeping enough of his parasite base that gets free sh!t happy to stay in power, or is his highly corrupt government just making up election results to mask an actual loss by a populace that has serious remorse about ever putting a tyrant into power? With tyrannical "socialists" - once they get power you just never know anymore.

41 posted on 10/07/2012 9:20:11 PM PDT by MCH
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To: Jmouse007

“The Leader” is speaking from the balcony to a crowd right now. I’m watching it online from Globovision in Venezeuela.


42 posted on 10/07/2012 9:20:34 PM PDT by Nextrush (PRESIDENT SARAH PALIN IS MY DREAM)
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To: Nextrush

Just like Mussolini.


43 posted on 10/07/2012 9:27:40 PM PDT by rfp1234
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To: Racehorse

He’ll be smelling the sulphur for real before his term is out....


44 posted on 10/07/2012 9:28:12 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Happy to be represented by Lt. Col. Allen West)
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To: Racehorse

Democrats will try to steal the election here in the U.S.A in a few weeks, the same thing here. We have to be vigilant.


45 posted on 10/07/2012 9:28:25 PM PDT by Democrat_media (China is destroying all our jobs and manufacturing ability. China makes everything.)
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To: Racehorse

BULLS@IT!!!!


46 posted on 10/07/2012 9:41:14 PM PDT by Isabel2010
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To: Nextrush

Where’s Pinochet when we need him?


47 posted on 10/07/2012 9:44:01 PM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

It was Stalin.


48 posted on 10/07/2012 9:54:06 PM PDT by bimboeruption (Clinging to my Bible and my HK.)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

Stalin


49 posted on 10/07/2012 10:08:38 PM PDT by Tzimisce (THIS SUCKS)
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To: Racehorse

Well that was unexpected...


50 posted on 10/07/2012 10:10:21 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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