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Thursday, March 04, 2004
 
Anyone beginning to have funny feelings about Haiti?
It is becoming more apparent with each day that passes that the US had more than a little to do with Aristide's departure:
"...The United States on Thursday rejected pressure for an investigation into whether it pushed former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide to resign and said it would not prop up "failed" elected leaders.

After days of criticism that Aristide was ousted in a U.S.-assisted coup, the Bush administration's new defense of his "rescue" stoked fears its Haiti policy set a precedent for other leftists in Latin America, such as Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez..."
Aristide has always been looked on as a "Socialist" by this administration, and was an "easy out".

Chavez is going to be tougher. Plus, if we dick Venezuela up, expect $3.00 gasoline. Soon.
 
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