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Hugo Chavez is a dictator.



Mel Briscoe 7 years ago

i must be missing something here.

Mel Briscoe 7 years ago

so are you writing from behind bars right now, bob? lol

Boston_Corbett 7 years ago

If I were a fancy-pants famous rich actor, I'd spring for an occasional haircut. Yup. I would.

Flap Doodle 7 years ago

Sean will get his skiff & his bullet-proof vest & chase you to the ends of the earth to protect his idol.

LoveThsLife 7 years ago

Actors are idiots. I do not understand why people listen to their opinions, most of them really aren't that smart.

Mary Sucha 7 years ago

Why should we care who runs Venezuela?

Flap Doodle 7 years ago

Comarde Hugo's regime seems to want to export his revolution. "MADRID—Spain and Venezuela headed toward a potential diplomatic face-off after a Spanish judge on Monday accused Caracas of collaborating with rebel groups to assassinate Colombian President Álvaro Uribe and other top political figures. Spanish National Court Judge Eloy Velasco alleged Monday that the Venezuelan government had collaborated with Basque separatist group ETA and Colombia's main guerrilla group in a plot against leaders living in or traveling to Spain that began in late 2003. " http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704754604575095291011683812.html

Flap Doodle 7 years ago

Mr. Madonna is getting farther and off the beam.

Mel Briscoe 7 years ago

sean penn hasn't been mr. madonna in decades.

Mel Briscoe 7 years ago

well hell then, i'm w/ you, aut. i'm a closet socialist atleast where health insurance is concerned.

carlos beltran is a dictator too.

beatrice 7 years ago

"Actors are idiots. I do not understand why people listen to their opinions, most of them really aren't that smart."

I wish people wouldn't disrespect Ronald Reagan that way. He is about to be on our fiddy dollar bill, ya know.

Tom, anyone who thinks Obama falls behind Bush when it comes to national security needs to just look at the skyline of New York City to see that this isn't true.

TOB, Chavez was actually elected and twice re-elected, whether we Americans like it or not. As far as the going to prison bit, in an over the top manner Penn was suggesting that people who say they are part of the news media shouldn't be able to just tell lies, and that this is what should be punishable by prison time. It was a gross and dumb thing to say, and besides, who really cares what Sean Penn has to say besides Fox News?

Mel Briscoe 7 years ago

"I wish people wouldn't disrespect Ronald Reagan that way. He is about to be on our fiddy dollar bill, ya know. "

love it! LOL

RoeDapple 7 years ago

if we culd finded us a slitely rite of centre liburtaryan candididate whut the peeple wood git behined we wood start a thrid party whut culd nokk the sox offen them dems an repubs if we culd jest taukboutit

Stuart Evans 7 years ago

If I'm here, and you're here, doesn't that make this OUR time? Surely there's nothing wrong with a little pizza on OUR time. -Spicolli

beatrice 7 years ago

I think they should put Sean Penn's picture on the Venezuelan fiddy dollar bill.

beatrice 7 years ago

Sadly, because of the pro-Chavez and throw journalists in prison bit, what Penn had to say about the very real problems facing Haiti in the very near future was completely overlooked by Fox Snooze and the other snooze media outlets. Just goes to show you, if you ever have something important to say while on the Bill Maher show, don't get flip.

Just remember, there is no "I" in Sean Penn.

Mel Briscoe 7 years ago

who are you talking about? sean penn or autie?

Mel Briscoe 7 years ago

"That will be the last I listen to ,"I promise man, no cameras."

y'all came w/ the jokes today! applause

ivalueamerica 7 years ago

I am pretty far left, I also am not anti-socialist though I am a democratic socialst with free-market tendencies.

However, that has nothing to do with Chavez.

He is no more more a Socialist than Reagan was a compassionate conservitive.

Just as there was nothing compassionate about Reagan, the Socialist label does not reflect Chavez.

he is an opportunist. THe Organization of American States themselves has just released a report on the extreme human rights abuses in VZ. He has funded terrorism in Peru, Equador, Colombia and Bolivia to try and create a South American union in wich he is a grand dictator. He hires thugs in Peru to penetrate normal protests to create havoc and violence. He seeks opportunity in situations like the great Peruvian earthquake of a couple years ago to try and destabalize the country.

His enemies either dissapear or are jailed on charges without evidence. Provinces that do not elect chavistas see their hospitals and schools close, see food for the poor programs dissapear and generally do not get government programs such as road maintenance...force people to either elect chavistas or suffer greatly.

he is an opportunist, nothing more and while I would be excited for the chance to call Bush the devil to his face, Chavez is not the man to do it as he is just as scarey, dangerous and as big a liar.

I would love to see Chavez fall, and i would laugh to see penn go right along with him, ingorant dolt.

beatrice 7 years ago

By the way, look at Chavez's red shirt!

Does he own a wig, and has he been near a Wal-Mart recently?

LoveThsLife 7 years ago

At least Reagan had a BA in Economics.

I am sick and tired of these Hollywood Actors who make a few movies and a some money in the bank thinking they are somehow amazingly gifted with intelligence.... Sean Penn is an idiot, Charlie Sheen is an idiot, Jane Fonda is an idiot, Jenny McCarthy is an idiot...just to name a few.

They need to stick to acting and looking pretty for the magazines and stay out of politics...I don't care about their opinions.

beatrice 7 years ago

Loveths, rather harsh on the restricting of freedom of speech, don't ya think? Just because you become an actor doesn't mean you give up your rights as an American. They have the right to speak, and we as Americans have the right to roll our collective eyes at them if we choose. They have every right to say what they think is right, even when we feel they are terribly wrong.

I mean, I'd never tell Fred Thompson to stay out of politics just because he is an actor. Why is it that only left-leaning actors are ever criticized for getting into politics?

LoveThsLife 7 years ago

I'm not limiting their free speech...it's my opinion. I think they sound foolish.... I'm not a huge fan of Fred Thompson either...

beatrice 7 years ago

TOB, or do they just have an opinion as is their right, and it is the media's fault for listening? And yes, Fred Thompson is different. I should have said Ben Stein or Chuck Norris.

ivalueamerica 7 years ago

pilgrem, I am not a fan of STalin either, of course, but he did stay focused on his message, even if he strayed from it to gain power just like Chavez is.

However, Chavez really does not stick to his message and offers class and privelage all the time when it suits him..is a mauist when it suits him.... and holds elections to try and pretend he is domocratic in process when it suits him, though since he lost his first election to change the Constitution, he really changed how he does that real fast.

Katara 7 years ago

beatrice (anonymous) says… By the way, look at Chavez's red shirt!

Does he own a wig, and has he been near a Wal-Mart recently? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I was thinking part-time gig as a Target cashier.

beatrice 7 years ago

Tom, I'm not surprised by the polls reflecting disatisfaction with Washington. These are hards times we are in, and some people really did think the mess Obama was left with could be cleaned up in one year. I knew better than that. As far as hurting, I can't imagine the hurt we would be under now if John "economy is fundamentally sound" McCain and Sarah "I quit" Palin had been elected. That would have been real hurting.

Me personally? No, I'm not hurting because I'm a realist, and as I've said before (and despite Sean Penn's antics), Obama will be re-elected.

LoveThsLife 7 years ago

Chuck Norris really shouldn't be in politics...he's kinda crazy. However, if he ever did get into politics his election paraphernalia would be priceless. I can just imagine the t-shirts...

I didn't say all actors were stupid...just most of them. And yes, they have a right to voice their opinion...however, I do find it irritating when their opinion gets touted around like it matters.

I love the West Wing for example, I think it was a great show. However, when Martin Sheen starts getting interviewed like he has some expert opinion because he played the President of the United States on television...well...I just find that irritating.

Mel Briscoe 7 years ago

LOL @ "By the way, look at Chavez's red shirt! Does he own a wig, and has he been near a Wal-Mart recently?"

LoveThsLife 7 years ago

That's right Reticent..I forgot about that.

BigPrune 7 years ago

99% of Hollywood stars are just white trash done good, white trash done good, yuck, yuck!.

LoveThsLife 7 years ago

Chuck Norris sleeps with a night light on. Not because Chuck Norris is afraid of the dark, but because the dark is afraid of Chuck Norris.

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