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MSNBC’s Maddow spots REAL cause of Venezuela crises (Clue from Captain Obvious: Rhymes with ‘grump’)

By Doug Powers  •  April 21, 2017 09:05 PM

At the corner of Denial & Delusion

Dueling headlines, ‘Hugo Chavez helped the poor’ edition

By Doug Powers  •  March 16, 2013 01:07 PM


Hugo Chavez dies; US Rep praises man ‘committed to empowering the powerless’

By Doug Powers  •  March 5, 2013 08:10 PM

Also: Jimmy Carter mourns

Hugo Chavez: If I were American I’d vote for Obama!

By Doug Powers  •  October 1, 2012 08:38 AM


Hugo Chavez signals preference in US presidential election

By Doug Powers  •  July 23, 2012 09:37 AM

Who oh who could it be?

Hugo Chavez Starts Anti-Obesity Campaign

By Doug Powers  •  March 28, 2011 11:32 AM

**Written by Doug Powers How do you say “Let’s Move” in Spanish? President Hugo Chavez urged Venezuelans on Sunday to cut their calories to avoid obesity — the latest lifestyle recommendation by the self-proclaimed socialist crusader. Chavez has lobbied in recent weeks against what he calls the evils of capitalism, including alcoholism, breast implants and […]

Hugo Chavez: Life on Mars May Have Ended Due to… Capitalism

By Doug Powers  •  March 22, 2011 03:53 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Granted there’s a lot of speculation in Hugo’s statement. To follow this, you must assume the following: A) There was once an intelligent civilization on Mars, and B) They had Starbucks, Baby Gaps, a stock exchange, lots of smokestacks, zero scrubber technology and lived in an alternate reality written and directed […]

Sean Penn’s Insult to Hugo Chavez

By Doug Powers  •  January 7, 2011 11:40 AM

**Written by Doug Powers Contained in an interview in which the Marxist/capitalist (or is it the other way around?) actor griped about losing half of everything he has in his divorce is an unwarranted slap in the face to Hugo Chavez: “Let’s face it,” [Penn] declared, “I’m a person that feels pretty alienated from the […]

Obama Jokes About Diverting Air Force One to Visit Hugo Chavez; Sean Penn En Route to Caracas Just in Case

By Doug Powers  •  November 20, 2010 05:53 PM

**Written by Doug Powers The president, on the way back from the NATO summit in Portugal, seems in no particular hurry to return to Slurpeeland. From CBS News’ Mark Knoller and CNN’s Ed Henry aboard Air Force One (via HAP and Fox Nation): Maybe Obama just wanted to return Hugo’s book and apologize for making […]

Thugocracy: Hugo Chavez’s latest farm grab

By Michelle Malkin  •  October 5, 2010 12:56 AM

Desperate to hold on to his dwindling power, Venezuelan thug-in-chief Hugo Chavez has now officially moved to seize a private farm supply company. Tuck this euphemism in the memory bank: “Forced acquisition.” Via AP: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez signed a decree Monday to expropriate a leading farm-supply business, promising to bring down prices of seeds […]