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The United States indicts Venezuela’s Maduro on narco-terrorism charges

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Posted By: Moritz55, 3/26/2020 12:06:56 PM

The Trump administration unsealed sweeping indictments against Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and members of his inner circle on narco-terrorism charges on Thursday, a move that dramatically escalates the U.S. bid to force the authoritarian socialist from power. The indictment, which officials said was a decade in the making, comes as supporters of the U.S.-backed Venezuelan opposition movement to oust Maduro is fading, particularly as the outbreak of the coronavirus has effectively halted calls for citizens to turnout in the streets.

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“...a decade in the making...” means that Obama and his administration did nothing for most of his time in office!

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Reply 1 - Posted by: winmag 3/26/2020 12:16:49 PM (No. 358653)
I would much rather see the bagpiper indict Brennan, Clapper, and Comey.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: john56 3/26/2020 12:18:18 PM (No. 358654)
From what it looks, they have a better chance of bring Maudro to trial than they ever will with the deep state coup plotters or FISA abusers.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Highlander 3/26/2020 12:20:17 PM (No. 358659)
Maybe Maduro will be captured a la Noriega, creating a chance for Venezuela to recover from the disaster caused by Chavez and him.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: stablemoney 3/26/2020 12:23:04 PM (No. 358666)
HW Bush invaded Panama and arrested Noriega in similar circumstances in 1988. This must have Maduro in a panic. See you in Miami soon, Mr. Maduro.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: MuncsSister 3/26/2020 12:28:45 PM (No. 358677)
Highlighting the once great, now socialist hell Venezuela may be a good reminder to Americans locked in their homes worrying about joblessness and empty shelves. Masterful timing Mr. President.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Hazymac 3/26/2020 12:31:18 PM (No. 358683)
As it went for Escobar, it can go similarly for Maduro, who may well find himself smoked like a Cuban cigar. As Sonny Corleone said about about another drug, "There's a lot of money in that white powder." For decades Castro's Cuba has undoubtedly been on cocaine cartels' payrolls, and has provided safe passage for those who pay the communist state for it. Enough money can make any problem go away. Send Los Pepes against the mustachioed Bolivarian communist bus driver. That'll do wonders for his queasy bowels. He'll have to sleep with both eyes open. Of course, he can take Salvador Allende's easy way out and ventilate his own cranial vault with a friendly hollowpoint. As the Fram filter guy used to say, "You can pay me now, or pay me later."
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Reply 7 - Posted by: HotRod 3/26/2020 12:41:02 PM (No. 358706)
Democrats will go into mourning. Their socialist role model will soon be history! However, it seems like they are turning to the Chinese communist leader now...
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Reply 8 - Posted by: snapper451 3/26/2020 12:55:52 PM (No. 358730)
I would rather see George Soros indicted and convicted.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Chuzzles 3/26/2020 1:02:16 PM (No. 358740)
We would be more impressed if you were indicting democrats instead of foreign tyrants Mr. President.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: DVC 3/26/2020 3:34:53 PM (No. 358932)
So, then is a drone strike out of the question still?
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