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Rousseff blasts the opposition for their “fascist methods” in trying to illegally remove her from office

Saturday, March 26th 2016 - 07:33 UTC
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Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff condemned the “fascist methods” of opponents seeking her ouster and said the country's current political crisis would leave a “scar” if not resolved democratically. In an interview with several foreign media groups, Rousseff said she was being pressured to resign because her rivals wanted “to avoid the difficulty of removing -- unduly, illegally and criminally -- a legitimately elected president from power”. Read full article

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  • RICO

    “Rousseff said she was being pressured to resign because her rivals wanted “to avoid the difficulty of removing -- unduly, illegally and criminally -- a legitimately elected president from power”.”

    Perhaps she should sue for libel those people claiming the reason is corruption.

    Mar 26th, 2016 - 09:01 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • L0B0MAU

    In what kind of democracy, a president can't be impeached on account of a lack of the ability to govern and for being incompetent to the extent of destroying the economy?

    Mar 26th, 2016 - 10:47 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Lucifer

    Coup?
    Fascists?
    Do Lefties know the meaning of these terms?

    They always throw them around hoping stupid people will latch onto them too.

    She should negotiate immunity for her stepping down and leave Lula in the wind.

    It is funny how these Populist leaders who claim to want to help “the people” always end up dragging millions into poverty and famine.

    Mar 26th, 2016 - 11:28 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • RICO

    #3 or dragging millions into their bank accounts, the Kircheners managed to accumulate wealth beyond the dreams of avarice when they were in power but of course that was from their legal practice.

    Mar 27th, 2016 - 10:39 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    @4 Rico

    She knew full well that she would be spending $1m + per year on personal security after her Presidency.

    Mar 27th, 2016 - 04:00 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    This from the leader of a terrorist cell which shot an American Officer to death in front of his wife and children!

    I would love to see the same treatment meted out to her.

    VIVA the 2016 revolution where the intelligent claim back the country!

    MMmmm! I see a problem here, are their any intelligent people who would WANT to take over this stupid, foolish country stuffed full of murderers, drug dealers and crooks at every level of business and the government?

    Mar 28th, 2016 - 11:24 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    Fat D is desperate, as so is the dirty LullaRat and many other stinking politicians.
    It's always the same with these damned populist, socialist idiots - when things go their way, that's 'democracy', when it goes against them, it's a coup, it's facism, bla-bla-bla....

    Mar 28th, 2016 - 04:07 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Tik Tok

    The Constitution is a bitch aint it Dilma!

    Mar 28th, 2016 - 05:43 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • L0B0MAU

    This is a serial - a drama - a farce! As the picture keeps on changing day after day; it's too early to jump to conclusions based on the well publicised news. “The News” which THEY want everyone to hear.

    One can never really know [trust], what's going on - far away from the earshot and behind the back of the population.

    If this was not true, The Crisis would not have appeared out of the blue, just AFTER the elections - very conveniently - only after gaining power! During the entire campaigning, not even one word was uttered by any of the parties about the brewing crisis, which was quite evident from the economic & statistical figures, as early as 2'014!

    Mar 31st, 2016 - 01:36 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Tik Tok

    #9 but I think this is the reason she's being impeached, robbing the accounts illegally in 2014 so as to make the books look OK in her run in to the last election. Obviously there are further reasons like illegal political funding and her own knowledge of Petrobras which circle around this wench too. She pulled fiscal tricks and misrepresented the true state of accounts, this was confirmed by the overlooking authority, these socialist idiots do anything to remain in power, but it finally seems that their turkey is cooked. The horrible thing is that clearly you have a woman (Dilma) and party that is driving Brazil further into an abyss, can't govern, isn't supported, and clearly Brazil would be better for her stepping down and Brazil would probably improve, at least in confidence of a better future, but she refuses to step down, it's not about the good of Brazil, it's about her empire of power. The socialist twat claims coup against her when things happening are constitutionally legal.

    Mar 31st, 2016 - 04:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    Poor little Dilma, always the 'victim', still insisting - to anyone who still bothers to listen to her - claiming she did nothing wrong...
    Well, let's see :
    She presided PB when the Pasadena refinery was bought, and signed the deal....knowing all the time - according to 2(two) whistle blowers - that it was a bad deal, but had to be done in order to 'favour' the PT.
    In 2014, to cover gaping holes in the budget from overspending , she forced two banks that the government controls , to lend money - illegally (fiscal pedalling); these 'loans' would normally have had to be approved by Congress....knowing she wouldn't get approval, she signed several un-numbered Decree-Laws, in the middle of the night - literally - so that no-one would catch on ; when her fiddling of the accounts was discovered, at first she denied it... then she try to defend it....then she admitted to the wrongdoing, claiming it was OK as previous governments had resorted to the same tactic . The TCU (court that approves / disapproves government accounts) declared her actions illegal and condemned her for it.
    She covered up the truth and lied through her teeth to the country regarding the real situation of the economy, in order to be re-elected.
    Her 2014 election campaign (and 2010's) was funded by corruption money from Petrobras...
    And, to top all the above, she f*cked Brazil and its people...

    So she did nothing wrong...just imagine if she had.

    Mar 31st, 2016 - 05:49 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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