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Old 18th May 2017, 10:24 AM   #561
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Originally Posted by McHrozni View Post
The trouble always begins in the same way:
Presidente, some of your people will be calling for an election next year!

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Elections are the biggest headache you have as El Presidente in "Tropico".
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Old 19th May 2017, 03:50 AM   #562
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Originally Posted by trustbutverify View Post
While the peasants struggle for necessities, the children of Chavismo elites work on their tans, far from such desperate problems:



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The real tragedy of these Socialist dictators is that they still have to walk around in a bad suit, revolutionary uniform or other cheapo looking commie camouflage.

Imagine parking your yacht in Cannes next to some Russian oligarch wearing a $6000 Louis Vuitton suit, and you're standing there on the front deck in your Castro uniform having a cocktail. I'd me mortified.
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Old 19th May 2017, 11:53 AM   #563
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Originally Posted by Eddie Dane View Post
The real tragedy of these Socialist dictators is that they still have to walk around in a bad suit, revolutionary uniform or other cheapo looking commie camouflage.

Imagine parking your yacht in Cannes next to some Russian oligarch wearing a $6000 Louis Vuitton suit, and you're standing there on the front deck in your Castro uniform having a cocktail. I'd me mortified.
In his last years before his unlamented (by me) demise,though, the Uniforms that Fidel was wearing has enough gold braid and bling to make one of Napoleon's Field Marshell's jealous.
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Old 19th May 2017, 05:31 PM   #564
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Originally Posted by dudalb View Post
In his last years before his unlamented (by me) demise,though, the Uniforms that Fidel was wearing has enough gold braid and bling to make one of Napoleon's Field Marshell's jealous.
Fidel? His last uniform was the nursing home uniform; an Adidas tracksuit. If they had gotten one in olive green, they could have passed it off as his regular fatigues.

I think you're thinking of Gaddafi. He looked like he shared Michael Jackson's costumer.
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Fidel? His last uniform was the nursing home uniform; an Adidas tracksuit. If they had gotten one in olive green, they could have passed it off as his regular fatigues.

I think you're thinking of Gaddafi. He looked like he shared Michael Jackson's costumer.
And Keith Richard's chemist.
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Old 22nd May 2017, 04:19 AM   #566
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Is that blockade preventing the world from learning that Venezuela doesn't actually have food shortages? That their currency isn't collapsing? That they're not having any problems exporting oil?

But I do have to give you credit: it takes cojones to be defending Venezuela at this late a date.
it's very strange because my two Venezuelan colleagues say CE is incorrect. The state sponsored propaganda tool is full of bull crap yet CE continues to peddle the stuff here while using silly childish insults
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