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Forced to Bathe With a
Bucket of Water,
Juan Guaido Soldiers On

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Posted By: Moritz55, 6/9/2019 11:26:57 AM

On Thursday, Juan Guaido woke up and doused himself with a bucket of water. It was his shower. Like millions of Venezuelans, the man who dozens of countries recognize as the legitimate leader of his broken country can’t rely on the taps to run. “It’s one of the things I hate most,” the 35-year-old lawmaker said in an interview. “It’s a symbol of poverty, and during much of my life I had to do it.”

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Reply 1 - Posted by: NorthernDog 6/9/2019 12:32:43 PM (No. 94405)
The country cannot go on like this forever. Eventually Maduro will be 'removed from office' one way or another.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Maggie2u 6/9/2019 12:54:35 PM (No. 94421)
Anyone here really thinks this guy will be any better than the past two?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: TLCary 6/9/2019 1:04:26 PM (No. 94426)
Scene right out of Atlas Shrugged. What really scares me is that the woman who had such insight also thought that the only way out is to let it all crash down. I fear that she is right... I sure hope we can do better.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Rumblehog 6/9/2019 2:48:44 PM (No. 94492)
At least you have water. "I used to complain about how uncomfortable my shoes were, until I met a man with no feet." Uknown
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Reply 5 - Posted by: fayebeck 6/9/2019 3:01:06 PM (No. 94510)
Meanwhile in the mid east, a place Trump said he would get out of.....America will rue the day we stopped caring about Venezuela. But, maybe not.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: MorningStar 6/9/2019 3:25:33 PM (No. 94526)
I believe this very wise saying, which I often quoted in my younger years, is: "I cried because I had no shoes, until I met a man with no feet." This metaphor became a reality for me when I was hospitalized a number of decades ago. Brought the point home quite poignantly!! Some lessons we never forget.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 6/9/2019 4:23:27 PM (No. 94562)
Bet the rulers have running water. Bet they have lots of money too.
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