Hugo Chavez is taking the Country and People of Venezuela down a dark road that will lead into an abyss. Hugo Chavez has spoken openly of his clear intentions of making Venezuela a pure Socialist Country. Hugo Chavez has done everything, every hated dictator before him has done to their nation and people. Hugo Chavez has usurped total power, jailed and probably has begun killing political rivals, he has taken control of private business and banking, and has begun building a military that will be totally loyal to him and not the People of Venezuela.
Now we have facts that Hugo Chavez is helping open and known enemies of the Nation and People of Israel, despite United Nations sanctions that would prevent techonological transfer that will lead to weapons that will cause greater harm. Hugo Chavez, through his actions, has shown his anti-Israeli feelings and inner beliefs.
Hugo Chavez, again, I repeat, has stated his total intention is to create a Socialist utopia out of Venezuela.."
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Hugo Chavez echoed Fidel Castro's cry of "socialism or death" as he was sworn in for a new six-year term on Wednesday, promising to accelerate Venezuela's transformation into a socialist state."
That was from almost two years ago. As I was doing some internet research, I noticed many stories from Jewish websites that had headlines of .."relief of Chavez's defeat in an election a year ago", but that was very short lived. Chavez has accelorated his control and power over Venezuela in his quest to totally dominate Venezuela.
Here are further words by Hugo Chavez:
His right hand raised, Chavez declared: "Fatherland, socialism or death — I swear it," invoking the Cuban leader's famous call to arms.
Chavez also alluded to Jesus, saying: "I swear by Christ — the greatest socialist in history."
In a speech that followed, he said the central aim of his term that runs until 2013 will be "to build Venezuelan socialism."
"I don't have the slightest doubt that is the only path to the redemption of our peoples, the salvation of our fatherland,"
Quick quiz...which famous World Leader often referred to his Nation as the Fatherland??!!
That was then.....
This is now:
Is there really any difference that the paths these two men took to gain their power? The end result will be history repeating itself, at the expense of the Venezuelan people, and their neighbors around them, such as Ecuador.
Here's the latest news though, proving Hugo Chavez's hate of Israel.
Iran using Venezuela ties to duck UN sanctions: report
Dec 21 03:54 PM US/Eastern
Iran is using its warm relations with Venezuela to dodge UN sanctions and use Venezuelan aircraft to ship missile parts to Syria, an Italian newspaper reported Sunday.
Citing US and other Western intelligence agencies, La Stampa said Iran is using aircraft from Venezuelan airline Conviasa to transport computers and engine components to Syria for use in missiles.
The material comes from Iranian industrial group Shahid Bagheri, listed in the annex of UN Security Council Resolution 1737, adopted in December 2006, for involvement in Iran's ballistic missile programme.
The resolution instructed all nations to "prevent the supply, sale or transfer" of all material or technology that could be used for Iran's nuclear enrichment programme and the development of weapons to carry nuclear warheads.
Syria is a close ally of Iran in the Middle East, with the two nations having signed a military cooperation pact in June 2006.
In return for providing aircraft, Iran has made available to Caracas members of its Revolution Guards and the elite Al-Quds unit to train and reinforce the Venezuelan police and secret services, La Stampa reported.
Iran denies Western and Israeli suspicions that it is developing nuclear weapons, asserting that its nuclear programme is for peaceful purposes only. It nevertheless defies a UN demand to halt uranium enrichment.
Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad and his Venezuelan counterpart Hugo Chavez -- who share deep hostility towards the United States and the outgoing Bush administration -- have signed several agreements on economic cooperation.
Chavez has also voiced support for Iran's nuclear programme.
Iran's Shahab-3 missiles have a range of 2,000 kilometers (1,280 miles), capable of hitting Israel as well as US military bases in the Middle East.
Let's look at a few definitions of Socialism, this first one, even we American's have better take note:
- Main Entry:
1: any of various economic and political theories advocating collective or governmental ownership and administration of the means of production and distribution of goods
2 a: a system of society or group living in which there is no private property b: a system or condition of society in which the means of production are owned and controlled by the state
3: a stage of society in Marxist theory transitional between capitalism and communism and distinguished by unequal distribution of goods and pay according to work done
|1.||a theory or system of social organization that advocates the vesting of the ownership and control of the means of production and distribution, of capital, land, etc., in the community as a whole.|
|2.||procedure or practice in accordance with this theory.|
|3.||(in Marxist theory) the stage following capitalism in the transition of a society to communism, characterized by the imperfect implementation of collectivist principles.|
Looking through several online sites and pages, is Socialism and Religion compatible. Only to the point that 'religion' is tolerated as long as the religious group does not interfere with the Socialist form of Government. But eventually, as history has proven over, and over again, Socialist governments begin restricting religious practices to the point of forcing religion to go underground or face imprisonment. This too will be the fate of religion in Venezuela. Though we will witness a surge in Islam within Venezuela as ties with anti-West/Israel Muslim Nations and Terrorist groups continue to develope closer and more open ties with Chavez and his Venezuelan Socialist Government. The Jews will be the first to suffer, then the Christians, firstly Protestants, then Catholics. Gays, Wiccans, and any other group that Islam hates, will also begin to suffer under Chavez's soon to be torturous reign.