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It's calledLet's call it Trojan Horse Syndrome. If you accept foreign aid from the United States or nations allied with it, you'd better take a close look at itread the fine print.

We might also mention the media. The corporate media have been pounding on Venezuela ever since Hugo Chavez first stole the limelight. This is not irrelevant; propaganda can have a huge impact on governments and countries. Of course, it's no secret that the U.S. government and the media work hand-in-hand, no matter how loudly some on this forum would like to deny it.

My answer above is based solely on logical arguments in consideration of reality - a reality that's become a pattern over more than a century. Think about the Monroe Doctrine, the U.S. embargo on Cuba (where the U.S. is still torturing prisoners at Guantanamo), along with the countless invasions, coups and destabilizations the U.S. has engineered in Latin American countries. The pattern continues with the sanctions the U.S. imposed on Venezuela.

Closer to home, perhaps you could explain why the Sierra Club supports corrupt politicians in "progressive" Seattle.

EDIT #2:

Since I wrote this answer, the U.S. has imposed sanctions on Venezuela. Isn't that odd, we enact policies that can only increase hardship with one hand, then offer "aid" with the other hand.

In other news, Pablo Kuczynski is no longer pResident of Peru. His corruption was apparently more than they could handle after all.

P.S. Most of the comments on my answer can be summed up as "WHAT corruption? We think the U.S. government is squeaky clean, and if you want to call someone corrupt, you need to post some details. But it really won't do any good, because we'll always find a way to dismiss your details and ask for more details - with links to reputable sources. And WE'LL decide what's reputable. And don't you dare accuse of us of being in bed with the media!"

It's called Trojan Horse Syndrome. If you accept foreign aid from the United States or nations allied with it, you'd better take a close look at it.

My answer above is based solely on logical arguments in consideration of reality - a reality that's become a pattern over more than a century. Think about the Monroe Doctrine, the U.S. embargo on Cuba (where the U.S. is still torturing prisoners at Guantanamo), along with the countless invasions, coups and destabilizations the U.S. has engineered in Latin American countries.

Closer to home, perhaps you could explain why the Sierra Club supports corrupt politicians in "progressive" Seattle.

Let's call it Trojan Horse Syndrome. If you accept foreign aid from the United States or nations allied with it, you'd better read the fine print.

We might also mention the media. The corporate media have been pounding on Venezuela ever since Hugo Chavez first stole the limelight. This is not irrelevant; propaganda can have a huge impact on governments and countries. Of course, it's no secret that the U.S. government and the media work hand-in-hand, no matter how loudly some on this forum would like to deny it.

My answer above is based solely on logical arguments in consideration of reality - a reality that's become a pattern over more than a century. Think about the Monroe Doctrine, the U.S. embargo on Cuba (where the U.S. is still torturing prisoners at Guantanamo), along with the countless invasions, coups and destabilizations the U.S. has engineered in Latin American countries. The pattern continues with the sanctions the U.S. imposed on Venezuela.

Closer to home, perhaps you could explain why the Sierra Club supports corrupt politicians in "progressive" Seattle.

EDIT #2:

Since I wrote this answer, the U.S. has imposed sanctions on Venezuela. Isn't that odd, we enact policies that can only increase hardship with one hand, then offer "aid" with the other hand.

In other news, Pablo Kuczynski is no longer pResident of Peru. His corruption was apparently more than they could handle after all.

P.S. Most of the comments on my answer can be summed up as "WHAT corruption? We think the U.S. government is squeaky clean, and if you want to call someone corrupt, you need to post some details. But it really won't do any good, because we'll always find a way to dismiss your details and ask for more details - with links to reputable sources. And WE'LL decide what's reputable. And don't you dare accuse of us of being in bed with the media!"

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It's called Trojan Horse Syndrome. If you accept foreign aid from the United States or nations allied with it, you'd better take a close look at it.

To put it in perspective, think of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund which cruelly exploit poor countries while pretending to help them. (Peru's embattled president worked for both.)

My answer above is based solely on logical arguments in consideration of reality - a reality that's become a pattern over more than a century. Think about the Monroe Doctrine, the U.S. embargo on Cuba (where the U.S. is still torturing prisoners at Guantanamo), along with the countless invasions, coups and destabilizations the U.S. has engineered in Latin American countries.

In other words, it's common sense.

EDIT

Philip wrote,

In order to make this a proper answer to this question, please explain which clauses of the proposed foreign aid to Venezuela are "Trojan horses" and why. Preferably with sources.

Sources? Like asking the White House to reveal all their secret dealings?

As it is currently written, this answer is just an unjustified allegation based on past foreign policy of the US which wasn't even related to foreign aid.

PAST foreign policy? It's ONGOING foreign policy, and saying it wasn't and isn't related to foreign aid is absurd. If you're really that ignorant about U.S. foreign policy, you should ask Vladimir Putin for some advice.

Putin Bans Undesirable Human Rights Groups and NGOs

Or do some research on Pablo Kuczynski, who worked for the World Bank and International Monetary Fund before becoming president of Peru, where he showed his true colors.

(P.S. "Some research" means moving beyond the Wikipedia link I posted. You might want to check out this article, for example.)

You could also do some research on the missionaries and religious groups that work in countries around the world. No warts there, huh?

In a similar vein, one might ask if Bill Gates is really helping African farmers by giving them free chickens, or is he actually making money from those "free chickens"? Surely, it has nothing to do with the genetically modified food plantations Monsanto is seeding in Africa, with Bill Gates' help. And we wouldn't want to speculate why Gates doesn't help cocoa farmers build their own chocolate refineries so African countries can actually make a respectable profit, rather than just ship tons of cheap chocolate to European refineries.

Closer to home, perhaps you could explain why the Sierra Club supports corrupt politicians in "progressive" Seattle.

It's called Trojan Horse Syndrome. If you accept foreign aid from the United States or nations allied with it, you'd better take a close look at it.

To put it in perspective, think of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund which cruelly exploit poor countries while pretending to help them. (Peru's embattled president worked for both.)

My answer above is based solely on logical arguments in consideration of reality - a reality that's become a pattern over more than a century. Think about the Monroe Doctrine, the U.S. embargo on Cuba (where the U.S. is still torturing prisoners at Guantanamo), along with the countless invasions, coups and destabilizations the U.S. has engineered in Latin American countries.

In other words, it's common sense.

EDIT

Philip wrote,

In order to make this a proper answer to this question, please explain which clauses of the proposed foreign aid to Venezuela are "Trojan horses" and why. Preferably with sources.

Sources? Like asking the White House to reveal all their secret dealings?

As it is currently written, this answer is just an unjustified allegation based on past foreign policy of the US which wasn't even related to foreign aid.

PAST foreign policy? It's ONGOING foreign policy, and saying it wasn't and isn't related to foreign aid is absurd. If you're really that ignorant about U.S. foreign policy, you should ask Vladimir Putin for some advice.

Putin Bans Undesirable Human Rights Groups and NGOs

Or do some research on Pablo Kuczynski, who worked for the World Bank and International Monetary Fund before becoming president of Peru, where he showed his true colors.

You could also do some research on the missionaries and religious groups that work in countries around the world. No warts there, huh?

In a similar vein, one might ask if Bill Gates is really helping African farmers by giving them free chickens, or is he actually making money from those "free chickens"? Surely, it has nothing to do with the genetically modified food plantations Monsanto is seeding in Africa, with Bill Gates' help. And we wouldn't want to speculate why Gates doesn't help cocoa farmers build their own chocolate refineries so African countries can actually make a respectable profit, rather than just ship tons of cheap chocolate to European refineries.

Closer to home, perhaps you could explain why the Sierra Club supports corrupt politicians in "progressive" Seattle.

It's called Trojan Horse Syndrome. If you accept foreign aid from the United States or nations allied with it, you'd better take a close look at it.

To put it in perspective, think of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund which cruelly exploit poor countries while pretending to help them. (Peru's embattled president worked for both.)

My answer above is based solely on logical arguments in consideration of reality - a reality that's become a pattern over more than a century. Think about the Monroe Doctrine, the U.S. embargo on Cuba (where the U.S. is still torturing prisoners at Guantanamo), along with the countless invasions, coups and destabilizations the U.S. has engineered in Latin American countries.

In other words, it's common sense.

EDIT

Philip wrote,

In order to make this a proper answer to this question, please explain which clauses of the proposed foreign aid to Venezuela are "Trojan horses" and why. Preferably with sources.

Sources? Like asking the White House to reveal all their secret dealings?

As it is currently written, this answer is just an unjustified allegation based on past foreign policy of the US which wasn't even related to foreign aid.

PAST foreign policy? It's ONGOING foreign policy, and saying it wasn't and isn't related to foreign aid is absurd. If you're really that ignorant about U.S. foreign policy, you should ask Vladimir Putin for some advice.

Putin Bans Undesirable Human Rights Groups and NGOs

Or do some research on Pablo Kuczynski, who worked for the World Bank and International Monetary Fund before becoming president of Peru, where he showed his true colors.

(P.S. "Some research" means moving beyond the Wikipedia link I posted. You might want to check out this article, for example.)

You could also do some research on the missionaries and religious groups that work in countries around the world. No warts there, huh?

In a similar vein, one might ask if Bill Gates is really helping African farmers by giving them free chickens, or is he actually making money from those "free chickens"? Surely, it has nothing to do with the genetically modified food plantations Monsanto is seeding in Africa, with Bill Gates' help. And we wouldn't want to speculate why Gates doesn't help cocoa farmers build their own chocolate refineries so African countries can actually make a respectable profit, rather than just ship tons of cheap chocolate to European refineries.

Closer to home, perhaps you could explain why the Sierra Club supports corrupt politicians in "progressive" Seattle.

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It's called Trojan Horse Syndrome. If you accept foreign aid from the United States or nations allied with it, you'd better take a close look at it.

To put it in perspective, think of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund which cruelly exploit poor countries while pretending to help them. (Peru's embattled president worked for both.)

My answer above is based solely on logical arguments in consideration of reality - a reality that's become a pattern over more than a century. Think about the Monroe Doctrine, the U.S. embargo on Cuba (where the U.S. is still torturing prisoners at Guantanamo), along with the countless invasions, coups and destabilizations the U.S. has engineered in Latin American countries.

In other words, it's common sense.

EDIT

Philip wrote,

In order to make this a proper answer to this question, please explain which clauses of the proposed foreign aid to Venezuela are "Trojan horses" and why. Preferably with sources.

Sources? Like asking the White House to reveal all their secret dealings?

As it is currently written, this answer is just an unjustified allegation based on past foreign policy of the US which wasn't even related to foreign aid.

PAST foreign policy? It's ONGOING foreign policy, and saying it wasn't and isn't related to foreign aid is absurd. If you're really that ignorant about U.S. foreign policy, you should ask Vladimir Putin for some advice.

Putin Bans Undesirable Human Rights Groups and NGOs

Or do some research on Pablo Kuczynski, who worked for the World Bank and International Monetary Fund before becoming president of Peru, where he showed his true colors.

You could also do some research on the missionaries and religious groups that work in countries around the world. No warts there, huh?

In a similar vein, one might ask if Bill Gates is really helping African farmers by giving them free chickens, or is he actually making money from those "free chickens"? Surely, it has nothing to do with the genetically modified food plantations Monsanto is seeding in Africa, with Bill Gates' help. And we wouldn't want to speculate why Gates doesn't help cocoa farmers build their own chocolate refineries so African countries can actually make a respectable profit, rather than just ship tons of cheap chocolate to European refineries.

Closer to home, perhaps you could explain why the Sierra Club supports corrupt politicians in "progressive" Seattle.

It's called Trojan Horse Syndrome. If you accept foreign aid from the United States or nations allied with it, you'd better take a close look at it.

To put it in perspective, think of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund which cruelly exploit poor countries while pretending to help them. (Peru's embattled president worked for both.)

My answer above is based solely on logical arguments in consideration of reality - a reality that's become a pattern over more than a century. Think about the Monroe Doctrine, the U.S. embargo on Cuba (where the U.S. is still torturing prisoners at Guantanamo), along with the countless invasions, coups and destabilizations the U.S. has engineered in Latin American countries.

In other words, it's common sense.

It's called Trojan Horse Syndrome. If you accept foreign aid from the United States or nations allied with it, you'd better take a close look at it.

To put it in perspective, think of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund which cruelly exploit poor countries while pretending to help them. (Peru's embattled president worked for both.)

My answer above is based solely on logical arguments in consideration of reality - a reality that's become a pattern over more than a century. Think about the Monroe Doctrine, the U.S. embargo on Cuba (where the U.S. is still torturing prisoners at Guantanamo), along with the countless invasions, coups and destabilizations the U.S. has engineered in Latin American countries.

In other words, it's common sense.

EDIT

Philip wrote,

In order to make this a proper answer to this question, please explain which clauses of the proposed foreign aid to Venezuela are "Trojan horses" and why. Preferably with sources.

Sources? Like asking the White House to reveal all their secret dealings?

As it is currently written, this answer is just an unjustified allegation based on past foreign policy of the US which wasn't even related to foreign aid.

PAST foreign policy? It's ONGOING foreign policy, and saying it wasn't and isn't related to foreign aid is absurd. If you're really that ignorant about U.S. foreign policy, you should ask Vladimir Putin for some advice.

Putin Bans Undesirable Human Rights Groups and NGOs

Or do some research on Pablo Kuczynski, who worked for the World Bank and International Monetary Fund before becoming president of Peru, where he showed his true colors.

You could also do some research on the missionaries and religious groups that work in countries around the world. No warts there, huh?

In a similar vein, one might ask if Bill Gates is really helping African farmers by giving them free chickens, or is he actually making money from those "free chickens"? Surely, it has nothing to do with the genetically modified food plantations Monsanto is seeding in Africa, with Bill Gates' help. And we wouldn't want to speculate why Gates doesn't help cocoa farmers build their own chocolate refineries so African countries can actually make a respectable profit, rather than just ship tons of cheap chocolate to European refineries.

Closer to home, perhaps you could explain why the Sierra Club supports corrupt politicians in "progressive" Seattle.

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