Skip to comments.Ted Cruz: Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro is Taking a Page Out of the Castro Playbook
Posted on 02/22/2014 10:03:14 AM PST by EBH
In the face of the massive violence taking place in Venezuela, Texas Senator Ted Cruz, in a statement released today, sharply criticized Venezuela President and hand-picked successor to Marxist Hugo Chavez, Nicolas Maduro as using strongman tactics similar to Cuban communist tyrant Fidel Castro:
As opposition protests drag into their second week in Venezuela, President Nicolas Maduro is taking a page out of the Castro playbook to violently oppress Venezuelans who are demanding an end to his disastrous rule. Activists have been detained and abused, and even shot dead in the streets.
Cruz went onto call out Maduro for arresting Leopoldo Lopez, the former mayor of the Chacao Municipality of Caracas, who was arrested on February 18, after speaking to a reported crowd of hundreds of thousands of citizens protesting Maduros thuggish socialist government:
Opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, who has emerged as a powerful voice for economic and political freedom, has been arrested and faces the summary judgment of a makeshift kangaroo court.
- See more at: http://www.tpnn.com/2014/02/21/ted-cruz-venezuela-president-nicolas-maduro-is-taking-a-page-out-of-the-castro-playbook/#sthash.3tnVSqZ5.dpuf
(Excerpt) Read more at tpnn.com ...
Meanwhile, Obama is trying to control 100% of the American Media... It seems that Obama is also Taking a Page Out of the Castro/Chavez Playbook.
Thomas Jefferson The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government.
— Thomas Jefferson “No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms.”
CUBA, Venezuela.. A disarmed people are an easy prey for tyrants... AMERICANS DON’T ALLOW ANY APPRENTICE OF TYRANT DISARM YOU!!!
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Yes. It is. Thank God for Sen Ted Cruz. He continues to hit the left/this administration with a barrage of facts, across they're collective foreheads.