Dear God, He's At It Again...
Thousands Fleeing Hugo Chavez's Venezuela
Each day after dawn, hundreds of Venezuelans gather outside the Spanish Consulate in Caracas, hoping to get papers allowing them to flee the South American country for Spain.
Others form long lines at other consulates, equally fearful of the future of Venezuela under President Hugo Chavez. Two months after Chavez was re-elected to another six-year term, the National Assembly is entrusting him with wide-ranging powers that will allow him to dictate new laws for 18 months.
Venezuelan Lawmakers Delay Chavez Vote
Venezuelan lawmakers decided Tuesday to delay giving President Hugo Chavez augmented executive powers, Globovision reported Tuesday.
In an open-air public session scheduled for Wednesday, Venezuelan lawmakers loyal to the leftist Chavez are scheduled to give the president wide-ranging executive powers that will allow him to rule by decree for 18 months, during which time he has promised to complete his socialist revolution by nationalizing several sectors of the economy, including the energy industry.
I have to post this every few months just to remind everyone to not dial in to this extreme madman...