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Chavez on Obama

It takes one to know one:

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez said on Tuesday that he and Cuban ally Fidel Castro risk being more conservative than U.S. President Barack Obama as Washington prepares to take control of General Motors Corp.

During one of Chavez's customary lectures on the "curse" of capitalism and the bonanzas of socialism, the Venezuelan leader made reference to GM's bankruptcy filing, which is expected to give the U.S. government a 60 percent stake in the 100-year-old former symbol of American might.

"Hey, Obama has just nationalized nothing more and nothing less than General Motors. Comrade Obama! Fidel, careful or we are going to end up to his right," Chavez joked on a live television broadcast.

During a decade in government, Chavez has nationalized most of Venezuela's key economic sectors, including multibillion dollar oil projects, often via joint ventures with the private sector that give the state a 60 percent controlling stake.

You liberal progressive Kool-Aid drinking morons must be so proud...

(H/T American Thinker)

2 comments to Chavez on Obama

  • raylove54

    The Banking system came first, then GM, the Healthcare system is next on the block, then I believe the Airlines might be next, is it too farfetched to think all those in foreclosure that will get bailed out will be next, Oh wait the government already owns all of you by progressively higher Real and Income Taxes.....

  • Jerome

    That's scary!