Sunday, July 29, 2007

Venezuela's transition to commie state continues apace

Religion being the opiate of the masses and all that, one of the major tasks on any aspiring evil commie overlord's to-do list is to marginalize key religious figures. Venezuela's commie cartoon character in chief, Hugo Chavez, is well on his way to doing just that.
The Honduran Congress has demanded an apology from Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez for calling a Honduran cardinal an "imperialist clown."

Chavez was responding to criticism from Cardinal Oscar Andres Rodriguez Maradiaga, who said in a recent interview cited by Venezuela's Bolivarian News Agency that Chavez "thinks he's God and can trample upon other people."

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Chavez has repeatedly clashed with Catholic leaders in Venezuela, calling them "liars" and "perverts," though he rarely targets high-ranking priests abroad.

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