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Venezuela´s big oil purge:
Auto-extinction of a socialist enterprise

American Thinker, by Monica Showalter

Original Article

Posted By:PageTurner, 12/2/2017 6:09:30 PM

In a purge as dramatic as that of Saudi Arabia or the Hollywood-media industrial complex, Venezuela has booted the most powerful names in its oil industry, with 65 officials arrested for corruption. Unlike the other purges, this one isn´t about change or lawbreaking – just gang warfare to consolidate President Nicolás Maduro´s socialist grip on power. Powerful names in Venezuela´s oil industry, people who´ve been in and out of the picture for years, went down like bowling pins in Venezuela this week. Nelson Martínez, Venezuela´s chief of the state oil company, Petroleos de Venezuela S.A. (PDVSA), was one. Eulogio del Pino,

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Chavista gang warfare.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 12/2/2017 7:55:19 PM     (No. 11468966)

This is your nation... this is your nation under Communism. Get the picture?

(hearkening back to the brain/drug public service TV commercials in the 1960´s)

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Ribald1, 12/2/2017 9:03:02 PM     (No. 11469012)

This is what leftists do.
They crap in their mess kit.



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Reply 3 - Posted by: JimBob, 12/3/2017 12:04:19 AM     (No. 11469100)

Gee, isn´t it ´odd´ how LITTLE coverage this is getting on the Lamestream media (ABC/NBC/CBS/NPR/NYSlimes/WaPooPoo/AP)?

It´s as if they are afraid that it Americans see the disaster that Socialism leads to, they will turn away from it and choose FREE ENTERPRISE instead.... and we can´t have THAT now, can we?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: LoneVoice, 12/3/2017 2:20:42 AM     (No. 11469125)

Maduro is getting rid of the last remaining experts in oil extraction, the only remaining export Venezuela has. Maduro is cutting his main source of income off. I hope he and his whole family suffer the same fate as the former communist rulers of Romania.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Trigger2, 12/3/2017 4:27:10 AM     (No. 11469146)

When Venezuela, with the help of the UN, comes crying to the US to have us contribute to the bailout of Venezuela, I hope President Trump tells them to get lost.

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