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Friday, February 19, 2010


Well at least someone thinks Stephen Harper is right-wing. Even if he is a flack for would-be dictator Hugo Chavez.

The government of Hugo Chavez has responded to Canadian criticism it was "shrinking democratic space" in Venezuela by saying it will take no lessons from an "ultraright" government that "closed " Parliament to avoid an investigation into the handling of Afghan detainees.

In statements made this past Wednesday during a meeting of the Organization of American States, Venezuela's ambassador to the organization, Roy Chaderton Matos, accused the Canadian government of supporting "coup-plotters" and "destabilizers" seeking to upend the South American country.

Posted by Richard Anderson on February 19, 2010 | Permalink


Perhaps the Video Professor and Chavez use the same speech writer.

Posted by: John Chittick | 2010-02-19 9:36:11 AM

Gee, I had no idea that Iggy and Layton were touring Venezuela. They must have shared a drink with old Hugo.

Posted by: Alain | 2010-02-19 11:54:07 AM

Hugo is Castro light. Probably Laytons ideal of a benevolent ruler. Iggy would not like him because he is too friendly with the unwashed hordes even after the election. I doubt if Harper gives a rats ass what Hugo thinks.

Posted by: peterj | 2010-02-20 6:44:48 PM

Hey Peterj, never got back to answer your question on my electric conversion. Sorry about that, got busy and forgot. Under 10K I figure.

I also agree with you on the Harper comment. Why would he care? He is too busy creating his own banana republic.

Posted by: Steve Bottrell | 2010-02-22 1:24:25 PM

Posted by: Steve Bottrell | 2010-02-22 1:24:25 PM

Thanks Steve
What made me curious ,beside cost is what you are using for power and transmission since you are converting a heavy car ? This is off subject so I'll let it rest from here on in.

Posted by: peterj | 2010-02-23 10:46:18 PM

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