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    Default Do you generally like a blend of Reagan, Trump and Pinochet?

    Feel free to tell me this premise is flawed. After listening to and reading extensively about Brazil's President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, my observation is he has taken Trump's rhetorical style and taken it a step further, proposed Ronald Reagan like policies and considered Augusto Pinochet's approach to defeat the left. He has rebuffed being accused of being a "rape enabler" by telling his accuser not to worry because she was too ugly to be raped. He considers the 1964-1985 military dictatorship that tortured known Marxists as being too soft. He thinks those Marxist agitators should have been executed. His first initiative will be to remove restrictions on ordinary Brazilians owing firearms. He plans to yank the bureaucratic regime out by it's roots and replace it with a simple, business-friendly set of rules with lower taxes. He plans on fundamental welfare reform. He also plans on doing away with government policy that is annoying to the ordinary citizen such as speed cameras.

    Left wing agitation groups such as the Landless Workers Movement will be classified as terrorist organizations. Also, police will be given more latitude to kill those who resist arrest. Remember that 20 of the 50 most dangerous major cities in the world are in Brazil.

    I will make it clear where I stand. I'm so impressed that I hope to retire in Brazil and possibly move there sooner if a good paying career opportunity presents itself.

    I wonder if Brazil could surpass the USA a few years down the road in terms of standard of living.

    Here is Bolsonaro telling reds that they will have two choices when he bans the Communist Party: Leave the country or go to jail.

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    I almost forgot to mention: Brazil will be moving it's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. Netanyahu thanks his friend Bolsonaro.

    https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/...alem-1.6615414

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu quickly took to Twitter to respond to Bolsonaro's announcement. "I congratulate my friend, Brazilian President-Elect Jair Bolsonaro, for his intention to move the Brazilian embassy to Jerusalem, a historic, correct and exciting step!"


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    Default Do you generally like a blend of Reagan, Trump and Pinochet?

    Pinochet?...murdered and tortured how many people exactly?

    Given your posts youíre obviously really like this guy for whatever reason, but I donít think youíre selling him well (if he even could be) by comparing him favourably to Pinochet.
    If you also agree that an animals suffering should be avoided rather than encouraged, consider what steps you can take.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Noir View Post
    Pinochet?...murdered and tortured how many people exactly?

    Given your posts you’re obviously really like this guy for whatever reason, but I don’t think you’re selling him well (if he even could be) by comparing him favourably to Pinochet.
    What many people don't understand about General Pinochet is just how entrenched Salvador Allende was. He had already short circuited many of Chile's democratic institutions. It was down to a binary choice: Either surrender the country to Fidel Castro's control or kick out the Communists by any means necessary. Once the cancer of Communism has spread to a certain level, the "chemotherapy" to save the country can be quite gruesome. If groups like the Communist affiliated labor unions or Landless Workers Movement see any sign of weakness on Bolsonaro's part, they will attempt to shut down Brazil with a general strike. It takes a firm hand to defeat entrenched Socialism.

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    Last edited by tailfins; 11-04-2018 at 03:35 PM.


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