Meet the 1%: Revealed: Members of Kappa Beta Phi

http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2014/02/revealed-members-of-kappa-beta-phi.html

Somebody got it on video in Venezuela.

Just like in the massive Miraflores march in 2002 against Hugo Chavez. his apparently designated successor Maduro has sent police and paramilitary agents to shoot in cold blood against protestors:
http://noticias.univision.com/video/391826/2014-02-20/videos/venezuela-no-durmio-anoche-entre
(It’s narrated in Spanish but you can see that the police are shooting and chasing the demonstrators.
..In the above-linked video, you hear one woman yelling to shut the door and crying her heart out.

In this one, you can see them shoot one demonstrator in the back as he runs away. The reports say tanks and armored cars are in the street, rumbling toward the protestors.
http://noticias.univision.com/video/391922/2014-02-20/videos/video-disparo-ciudadano-venezuela
..You can hear one of the guys recording the video say, “They killed him?” after one loud gunshot, then another replies: “Yes, they killed him”.

Maduro has put in prison the most visible opposition leader and blamed him and the opposition for the violence. And of course, there is always the easy target, the CIA.

It’s like I told people when Honduras stopped dictator Zelaya’s auto-coup in 2009. Why would the CIA waste money on something that not even a flood of Venezuela’s petro-dollars was able to stop? The Honduran lempira rose a full TEN PERCENT against the dollar because the price kept going up for tire-burners. People were not in the streets to protest, it was free food and money!

Chavez tried to turn Honduras into another of his left-fascist imperial conquests by stealth. Maybe not so stealthy. Honduras said, Hell no!

Maduro might manage to keep hold on power by brute force. Apparently Chavez got the Armed Forces of that country under his thumb. In my opinion, he himself arranged the coup against himself in 2002 after he had armed agents fire cold-blooded into the one million peaceful protestors near the Presidential Palace.

That coup apparently brought out who in the military might be sympathetic to a push back against his dictatorship, and early on in his rule. In Honduras, the military didn’t have to do anything because the entire civilian society was united against him, with the sole exception of the teachers’ union. Not that the dictator Zelaya had treated them any better than anybody else did. But even then, a lot of teachers dissed the strikes and wanted to teach, others were intimidated.

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