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PAY ATTENTION TO HISTORY!
« on: May 04, 2021, 11:09:53 AM »
Especially history we have all been alive to witness.

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Democracy became weaker in the 1990s, thanks to widespread corruption linked to the oil industry. Chávez broke the rule of law completely. His first attempt to take power was via a coup d’état, in 1992. He won a legitimate election in 1998, but once in power he slowly changed the rules, eventually making it almost impossible for anyone to beat him. In 2004, he packed the Supreme Court; in 2009, he altered the electoral system. Just like other illiberal governments, the Venezuelan regime also sought to undermine abstract ideas of justice—which might have protected ordinary people from the authoritarian state—by dismissing them as a Western plot. Rafael Uzcátegui, an activist who runs PROVEA (the Venezuelan Education-Action Program on Human Rights), told me that the country’s rulers had tried to redefine the problem: “They said everything that we understood as human rights was a ‘liberal hegemonic imposition.’”…

Having gained full control of his nation’s legal and judicial institutions, Chávez did not use it to benefit poor Venezuelans, contrary to the mythology spread by far-left admirers. Instead, Chávez began to transfer the wealth of the country to his cronies.

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/02/venezuelas-suffering-shows-where-illiberalism-leads/606988/
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Re: PAY ATTENTION TO HISTORY!
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2021, 12:03:21 PM »
Especially history we have all been alive to witness.

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/02/venezuelas-suffering-shows-where-illiberalism-leads/606988/

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Democracy became weaker in the 1990s 2020, thanks to widespread corruption linked to the oil industry former VP Joe Biden and now sitting US President after an "election" marred with "irregularities" and statistical impossibilities. Chávez Biden broke the rule of law completely by allowing his influence to be bought by the Chinese Communist Party through his son's business "dealings". His first attempt to take power was via a coup d’état his presidential campaign, in 199287, but dropped out after a 3-month campaign due to his plagiarism scandal. He won a legitimate election in 1998 remained a US Senator, but once in power he slowly changed the rules as his senate career is marked with few achievements, he ran for president two more times, finally becoming US President despite evidence tying him and his son and his brother to shady and corrupt dealings with the Chicoms and the Ukrainians.

In 200421, Biden packed named a biased and slanted commission to make recommendations for packing the Supreme Court and other federal courts; in 200921, he sided with Democrats to forever altered the electoral system, guaranteeing Democrat victory in future elections.

Chávez Biden continued in the footsteps of Barack Obama by fomenting racial divide by weaponizing the DOJ in pursuit of charging Derek Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer and convicted of murder and manslaughter, with crimes against civil rights.

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