The lines have crossed

Who knows where this is headed

But it’s not me saying it … it’s Iñaki, over at YVPolis.

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  1. GISXXI is doing what it has always done. It has given Chavez a huge advantage early in the campaign and it shows more “accurate” measurements near the end. Same thing happened for the national assembly, regional, and referendums.

    Algo bueno esta pasando. Sunday will be an exciting day.

    • You both should then check out the very first interview Mr. Burgazzi gave to Venezuelan media. It is the most comprehensive to draw your own conclusions.
      Listen to it here ->

      My opinion: Mr. Burgazzi put polling organizations to shame. He hit it out of the park.

  2. More propaganda techniques by the chatter boxes of the right in order to fulfill the prophecy of stolen elections and unleash Guarimba Plan Part 4 (violent destabilisation) but what you don’t realize is this will only hasten your demise, the grassroots will again come to the defence of their revolution.

    Sadly its y’all that want a civil war…you lose

    Rojo Rojito

    • Exactly how could a civil war be possible? Unless the oppo gets support from de FFAA it won’t happen. Last time I checked the one with FALs and Kalashnikovs were the Bolivarian Militias or whatever the PSUV armed sector was called. This is not Libya or Syria, most people don’t even own hunting rifles so whatever violent action is taken will most likely come from the brainwashed chavistas that were given the old FALs the army had.

        • While the density of long guns in civilian hands might be low but the same cannot be said about handguns. Getting firearms in Venezuela has never been a problem in the past, my guess is that it is still true.

          • Not just that, a musiú douche from El Imperio.

            Hey, Cort, be careful with that red thing… your own country might turn out rojo rojito in November.

          • Cort, I don’t kow what the standards are in the USA for the blogosphere, I imagine they are pretty darned low because you enjoy FIRST AMENDMENT RIGHTS which are assiduously defended by your courts- but think the folks here need some clarification.

    • The “grassroots” have never really defended anything in Venezuela in recent history: “El 23 de Enero” is a myth–after 24 hours the sporadic street demonstrations were failing, when the Military (with U. S. behind-the-scenes backing) ousted Perez Jimenez; “El Caracazo” was generalized street looting, prolonged by CAP”s indecisiveness, and necessarily quelled by the Military to avoid even worse destruction; “El 11/12 De Abril” the barrios cowered down until the Military reversed course, thanks to incredible blundering in not installing the traditional Junta Civico- Militar, and, to the great further destruction of Venezuela, restored Chavez, the assassin who ordered the firing on a peaceful march The only way Cort will lose is if he comes to Venezuela, since he will immediately become a prime clueless Musiu target for robbing/kidnapping by his favored “Revolutionaries”.

      • To my understanding it was the US who backed Perez Jimenez as they liked right winged dictators. El Caracazo and CAP’s indecisiveness were due to the fact that the metropolitan police (the only sizable law enforcement force trained to deal with crowd control) was on strike at the moment and had been for a whole month. Releasing the army was going to cause what it caused. All these is OT anyway.

        • At a meeting 2 years before PJ was thrown out, PJ had a clash with John Foster Dulles at a meeting in Central America, and subsequently directed big public works contracts/purchases away from such U. S suppliers as GM, to Europeans such as Mercedes, Fiat, Renault. That is the backstory for his exit. CAP’s culillo kept him from acting against his “Pueblo” voters, and it was only the threat of Italo Del Valle Alliegro to unilaterally call out the military that forced him to act and save Caracas. And, how do you stop widespread looting/burning–by holding up a sign that says “STOP!”? Why do you think that Caracas is being protected from widespread national blackouts?–the same thing will happen again, but only worse.

          • What story is that of CAP´s culillo in the Caracazo? The MOD didn’t keep him informed of the looting and the worsening of the situation and CAP was in Barquisimeto. There was not twitter or camera mobile phones. At the beginning he was informed of some frioleras in the Center, that was all, then when he was in the helicopter he was informed that things had got a little bit worse. While going to Miraflores he realised something was really wrong.
            PM strike made things just out of hand for civil authorities. It was a mistake to call the army in, some say, but nobody ask how would it be without it.

      • Given this context, the only real grassroots movement in Venezuelan history was the attack to U.S. Vice-president Richard Nixon in Caracas on May 13, 1958.

    • My dear Cort, you are defending a fake revolution. While the supreme leader chants about el pueblo and about being rich is a bad thing his own daughter, the infanta María Gabriela goes around the country on private jets and enjoying sunbathing on yachts, hanging around with other rich boliburgeoise kids and pop starts, take a look for yourself, they don’t even hide it:

      Take a look at her newest boyfriend rich kid Francesco Novelli:

      More photos here:

      These are all public, no privacy has been breached, they just simply don’t hide it anymore.

    • If the losers (of the election) do try anything I anticipate a cataclysmic ass kicking will be administered by the Venezuelan people. I doubt the Venezuelan people will demonstrate the same degree of tolerance toward violent opposition thuggishness they have in the past.

  3. One of the minor good things about a Capriles victory on Sunday is that we will probably never ever have to read another comment from Cort Greene.

    • I don’t think so. If anything, we’d see a lot of incendiary stuff on how the people were conned into voting for the Right, etc, etc.

      That’s the leftist take on democracy: if their guy wins, then vox populi vox Dei; if their guy loses, then it’s either “ARGH WHAT A BUNCH OF UNGRATEFUL IDIOTS!” or “THE RIGHT LIED TO THEM!”

    • Based on the completely delusional beliefs of a substantial number of people on this blog, I wonder if they will even acknowledge the inveitable Chavez victory on Sunday, or if they will just claim Capriles won as the 60% Chavez victory results roll in.

    • agree. I will say it again. Capriles is rewriting political campaign history, in Venezuela, not without the involvement of RGA et al.

      • It looks so obvious now. The king has no clothes. Political strategy was really lacking in Venezuela. Talk gamelote, win the election and then dissapear with a corruption scandal.

  4. The only things worth discussing now are 1) how many streets will the Chavez march fill on Thursday and 2) by how many votes will Chavez win. My guess is more than the victory margin of 2006 which was over than 3 million votes. Amazing how all the polls have been consistently ignored in recent weeks on this blog. You are all living in denial but reality will hit home on Sunday night. 6 more years!!


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