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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 […]

This is what the thuggish redistribution of wealth looks like

By Michelle Malkin  •  October 6, 2009 01:44 PM

Caution: Chavistas at work.

Hot dogs for Syria and Venezuela!

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 25, 2009 09:00 AM

Grill, baby, grill.

ObamAnimal House

By Doug Powers  •  April 24, 2009 02:01 PM


Sean hearts Hugo: The saga continues

By Doug Powers  •  April 23, 2009 08:51 PM

Every few days I like to post something to remind us that, in spite of all the madness and stresses that may encompass our daily lives, we remain inexorably sane and grounded in comparison to some of the attention-starved, hypocritical, “phonier than the contents of bikini tops on Malibu beaches” Hollywood Left sect. Today’s poster-boy […]

At least he didn’t bow

By Michelle Malkin  •  April 17, 2009 10:58 PM

Click on the link for the full-size photo if you must. I can’t stand to look at our president’s dumb grin as he warmly greets Venezuela’s thug-in-chief: Gag. And another handholding pic here: Ew. Did anyone smell sulfur during the photo op? Now, the Evil Clown (as Allahpundit calls him) can add his friendly pic […]

Joe Kennedy’s still snuggling up to Chavez

By See-Dubya  •  August 8, 2008 02:14 PM

Oil pimp.

Treasury Dep’t: Chavez’s government is funding and assisting Hezbollah

By See-Dubya  •  July 7, 2008 02:59 PM

Important? Very.
Surprising? Not very.

The Chavistas in our backyard

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 18, 2008 09:00 PM

The Democrat Party’s socialist fan club.

Shock reversal: Chavez tells FARC they might as well just quit.

By See-Dubya  •  June 8, 2008 07:52 PM


FARC Commander gives up

By See-Dubya  •  May 20, 2008 08:22 AM

Another Obama supporter disenfranchised…

FARC documents: they’re real, and they’re spectacular.

By See-Dubya  •  May 16, 2008 04:35 AM

Hugo and Obama ought to be nervous.

WSJ: FARC and Venezuela even closer than thought

By See-Dubya  •  May 10, 2008 07:50 AM

Which would make them pretty close.

One of Chavez's spies in Miami pleads guilty

By See-Dubya  •  April 24, 2008 04:39 PM

Campaign finance has never been so exciting!

Triple-snort-worthy photo of the day: “Hugo Chávez con orejas.”

By Michelle Malkin  •  April 2, 2008 01:57 PM


A tax break for Hugo Chavez?!

By Michelle Malkin  •  February 29, 2008 12:29 PM


Hugo Chavez declares war on English language

By Michelle Malkin  •  February 25, 2008 10:12 PM

“Say it with pride.”

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