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Chavez flies to Cuba for urgent tumor removal
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/L/LT_CHAVEZ_CANCER?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2012-02-24-23-04-42 ^ | FABIOLA SANCHEZ and VIVIAN SEQUERA

Posted on 02/24/2012 8:17:58 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- President Hugo Chavez bid an emotional farewell laced with references to Jesus Christ and independence hero Simon Bolivar as he departed Venezuela on Friday for Cuba for urgent surgery to remove a tumor he says is probably malignant.

Clasping the hand of his youngest daughter, Chavez addressed allies of his socialist political movement and troops standing at attention at the Miraflores presidential palace.

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1 posted on 02/24/2012 8:18:00 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

May he never return.


2 posted on 02/24/2012 8:19:19 PM PST by doc1019 (Romney will never get my vote!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I think he’s smelling sulpher.


3 posted on 02/24/2012 8:22:05 PM PST by M. Thatcher
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To: doc1019

Tumor flies to Cuba for urgent Chavez removal.


4 posted on 02/24/2012 8:24:00 PM PST by freemarketsfreeminds
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To: Free ThinkerNY

One can only hope he stares into the abyss and
finding no trace of socialism there, realizes
how empty he is.


5 posted on 02/24/2012 8:24:34 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: freemarketsfreeminds

Luv it. LOL!


6 posted on 02/24/2012 8:26:10 PM PST by doc1019 (Romney will never get my vote!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Prayers for the tumor.


7 posted on 02/24/2012 8:28:20 PM PST by Yardstick
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I’m sure that every citizen of his socialist utopia that needs surgery gets flown to another country to get it, everyone being equal and all..

I hope he has an epiphany.


8 posted on 02/24/2012 8:29:39 PM PST by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Chavez himself can be considered a malignant tumor in need of removal from this planet.

His soul is in his own hands. A slow death gives time for reflection his victims were not afforded.


9 posted on 02/24/2012 8:31:36 PM PST by One Name (Go to the enemy's home court and smoke his ass.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

You mean they’re finally going to remove what passes for Chavez’ brain?


10 posted on 02/24/2012 8:32:37 PM PST by Oceander (TINSTAAFL - Mother Nature Abhors a Free Lunch almost as much as She Abhors a Vacuum)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Is Spicolli inconsolable?


11 posted on 02/24/2012 8:34:51 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (How ironic that Ann Coulter should write a book called Treason.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I’m sorry, but if he gets it removed there will be nothing left...oh well!


12 posted on 02/24/2012 8:40:10 PM PST by hope
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I will still have the last laugh as long as you Americans have the Idiot in the White House ... and Dirty Harry and Nasty in Congress ... and open borders ... and government unions ... and libtards on the Supreme Court ... and Chicago Rat Machines in most large cities ... and public education without competition ... and a fifth column press ... and Hollyweird ... and out of control spending ...

13 posted on 02/24/2012 8:42:03 PM PST by Zakeet (The idiot Obozo is to competent leadership as an Etch-A-Sketch is to art)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Tumor removal??? Off with his head!


14 posted on 02/24/2012 8:53:34 PM PST by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (nobody gives me warheads anyway))
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Apaprently the state media in Venezimbabwe tried to say this was all unplanned. The ‘crowds’ were bussed in, aerial shots showed the buses, and they all just happened to bring red shirts with them?


15 posted on 02/24/2012 8:58:32 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I really wonder how long Chavez has to live, anyway. The most recent pictures I’ve seen of him show a man in really poor health.


16 posted on 02/24/2012 9:02:04 PM PST by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's economic cure)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

His time is running out quickly you can tell by looking at him.The steroids they have him on have him blown up and his complexion looks yellow.His days are numbered.


17 posted on 02/24/2012 9:05:36 PM PST by chris_bdba
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To: Free ThinkerNY

So why doesn’t the freedom fighters shoot his plane out of the sky? Sounds reasonable to me.


18 posted on 02/24/2012 9:17:29 PM PST by JohnD9207 (Santorum...the only Conservative in the race.)
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To: M. Thatcher

He’s probably smelling it now, but back at the UN that wasn’t sulfur. Ol’ George had two quarts of West Texas chili flown in special from Midland when he learned Hugo would be next up at the podium. Just his way of saying “Howdy”.


19 posted on 02/24/2012 9:20:42 PM PST by katana (Just my opinions)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Sniff! Sniff! Whats That I Smell??

Sulfer?


20 posted on 02/24/2012 9:24:36 PM PST by LtKerst (Lt Kerst)
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To: Yardstick

LOL!
Post of the day :-)


21 posted on 02/24/2012 9:39:50 PM PST by Bobalu (It is not obama we are fighting, it is the media.)
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To: LtKerst

http://daniel-venezuela.blogspot.com/2012/02/just-when-you-thought-it-could-not-get.html

Chavez left today for Cuba to have something removed. I leave the “something” because it is the vagueness that micomandantepresidente likes best when we talk about what pain in the ass he suffers from.


22 posted on 02/24/2012 9:40:51 PM PST by WellyP (REAL)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

First time I’ve ever heard of a ‘tumor with a tumor’.


23 posted on 02/24/2012 9:53:11 PM PST by The Duke
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To: Free ThinkerNY

How backward is YOUR Country if you have to leave there and go to Cuba for surgery???


24 posted on 02/24/2012 10:58:33 PM PST by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: chris_bdba
Yellow complexion is a clear indication that the liver is struggling to keep up in removing toxins from the body. I do not wish cancer on anyone but sometimes if a person is rotten enough in their mind and heart, the body responds accordingly, IMO. May God have mercy on his soul, if Chavez requests it.
Remember, in his heart and mind, just like Obamalamdingdong, he thinks he is doing the right thing. That's what happens when you are raised by people who are hard core communists and indoctrinate a hatred of capitalism and America into your mush filled head.
25 posted on 02/24/2012 11:15:56 PM PST by cashless (Unlike Obama and his supporters, I'd rather be a TEA BAGGER than a TEA BAGGEE.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Who goes to Cuba for any type of medical procedure? How terrible is the health care system in Venezuela that its own ruler has to go to Cuba for a tumor removal?


26 posted on 02/25/2012 12:17:28 AM PST by lowbridge (Rep. Dingell: "Its taken a long time.....to control the people.")
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To: LtKerst

If the Tumor doesn’t kill him, the Chemo will. He has puffed up due to Kidney damage from the Chemo. Happened to my best friend with mesothelioma, Renal failure killed him before the cancer did.


27 posted on 02/25/2012 3:08:50 AM PST by DAC21
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Nice to see God at work in the world


28 posted on 02/25/2012 4:24:52 AM PST by ronnie raygun (V)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Gotta wonder how many Venezuelans are praying for the removal of the tumor at the head of their governmental system.

Actually, I’d hope the Chavez could hang on for at least a year - if he does kick off anytime soon, we can be damn sure the current set of clowns in DC will screw up any opportunities presented by his demise.


29 posted on 02/25/2012 5:05:07 AM PST by Stosh
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Chavez flies to Cuba for urgent tumor removal

They're removing his rotten brain or black heart? Could be either by the title.

30 posted on 02/25/2012 5:18:17 AM PST by Caipirabob (I say we take off and Newt the site from orbit. It's the only way to be sure...)
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To: lowbridge

I was just thinking the same thing, Are they going to pick up Hugo in a 1957 Chevy Station Wagon Ambulance and rush Him to a modern medical facility ? I wouldn’t go to Cuba to have a hang nail removed.


31 posted on 02/25/2012 5:31:00 AM PST by reefdiver ("Let His day's be few And another takes His office")
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To: DAC21

Yep, when you got the prednisone puffies you be on final approach. In his case to Hell.


32 posted on 02/25/2012 6:23:14 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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