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America and Venezuela: Constitutional Worlds Apart - by Stephen Lendman
Although imperfect, no country anywhere is closer to a model democracy than Venezuela under President Hugo Rafael Chavez Frias. In contrast, none is a more shameless failure than America, but it was true long before the age of George W. Bush. The difference under his regime is that the mask is off revealing a repressive state masquerading as a democratic republic. This article compares the constitutional laws of each country and how they're implemented. The result shows world's apart differences between these two nominally democratic states - one that's real, impressive and improving and the other that's mostly pretense and under George Bush lawless, corrupted, in tatters, and morally depraved.
Legislative Assembly 2625
Tuesday 21 Aug 2007
Ms BOYLE: On investigation if it is discovered that officers in my department have in any way performed less than adequately in protecting those children, indeed it should then be a matter for the opposition and other members of this parliament to question me closely and to then express their dismay about poor performance. However, I say to opposition members and all other members that if they wish to ask a question that is relevant to any of the children in care in Queensland, for the sake of those children they should first ask it privately.
Paul Craig Roberts is a Republican who served as undersecretary of the treasury under Ronald Reagan and associate editor of the Wall Street Journal’s editorial page, so he’s no kook or Commie. He warns, “Unless Congress immediately impeaches Bush and Cheney, a year from now the United States could be a dictatorial police state at [...]
Sheep can never be shepherdsTyranny Of The FewBy Mirza Yawar Baig08/18/07 “ICH” — - Headlines scream out at you: “Lal Masjid threatens to give the call for jihad.” “Clash with security forces leaves 16 students dead.” And all this accompanied by pictures of women in burqas wielding lathis longer than themselves. Talk of women power!! [...]
“In Debt We Have Trusted”For over 300 yearsBy Jim KirwanAfter decades of searching for the lynch-pin that literally holds everything about this corrupted world together; this morning brought an answer in a Forty-seven minute video. It asks a seemingly very simple question:Where Does Money Come From?The answer is equally simple but devastatingly obvious, once the [...]
“We are the ruling race of the world… We will not renounce our part in the mission of our race, trustee, under God, of the civilization of the world… He has marked us as his chosen people… He has made us adept in government that we may administer government among savage and senile peoples.” : [...]
“Agflation”and the Looming Grain CrisisBy Chris Mayer, editor, Capital & CrisisAugust 17, 2007If you’ve done any food shopping lately, it’s been hard not to notice the phenomenon known as “agflation.”The prices of all kinds of meat are up. So is the price for cereals – Kellogg’s and General Mills have raised their prices. Orange juice, [...]
The routine feeding of antibiotics to livestock has released yet another thorn into the proverbial side of your food supply. Those antibiotics are being transferred, via manure, into the U.S. food supply.University of Minnesota researchers, in a study funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, evaluated whether food crops accumulate antibiotics from soil covered with antibiotic-containing [...]
Selection of adverse effects from short-term and/or long-Term useNote: It often takes at least sixty days without *any* aspartame or nutrasweet to see a significant improvement. Improvement in health is also often accompanied by weight loss. Check all labels very carefully (including vitamins and pharmaceuticals). Look for the word “aspartame” on the label and avoid [...]