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Countdown for Dilma: two thirds of Brazilians support impeachment; 16 August 'D' day

Friday, August 7th 2015 - 08:17 UTC
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Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's approval ratings have struck rock bottom with nearly seven out of ten Brazilians in favor of having Congress begin impeachment proceedings against the beleaguered leader of Latin America's largest economy, according to the latest opinion poll release. A nationwide rally calling her for resignation is planned for August 16. Read full article


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  • golfcronie

    Where is Brasso? Time for him to tell us that Brazil is booming and Brazilians are not corrupt.

    Aug 07th, 2015 - 10:00 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    The real question is, which brasshole will show up and respond?

    Aug 07th, 2015 - 10:25 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ilsen

    ... therefore never send to know for whom the bells tolls; it tolls for thee.”

    Aug 07th, 2015 - 11:04 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    Note for Brazilians: Check credentials. A Bulgarian terrorist is not a good idea.

    Aug 07th, 2015 - 06:11 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    LULA for president!

    HA, HA, HA, HA you know how it goes.

    Aug 07th, 2015 - 06:48 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brasileiro

    Lula 2018 and after Roberto Requião 2022.

    Aug 07th, 2015 - 07:42 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Lula's a cunt hair away from

    Aug 07th, 2015 - 08:01 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brasileiro

    The president's term of office is four years, not six months.

    They want war...

    Aug 07th, 2015 - 08:21 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    8 Brassiero must be part of the minority 33% who don't think Dilma should be impeached.

    You can hardly say he speaks for the Brazilian people, if the majority of them are saying something else!

    LOL !!

    Aug 07th, 2015 - 10:13 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    As the inflation climbs and the BReal sinks she'll lose more and more control.
    PBR is sinking like a rock
    As PBR goes so does Brazil
    Until they stop the free $ to slum dweller program they'll never get their inflation in control.
    Marxist Monkeys don't know how to fix this mess they've got themselves into
    Will be fun to watch

    Aug 07th, 2015 - 11:39 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ilsen

    Brazil inflation hits 12 year high.

    Check the news wires.

    Dilma is going down.

    Aug 08th, 2015 - 12:50 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DanyBerger

    “Rousseff was revealed to have an approval rating of 8%, according to a survey conducted by polling firm Datafolha”

    Datafolha is a subsidiary of Grupo Folha also partner of the “Globo group” who was supportive of the military dictartoship in Brazil. ummm.

    Why should be that survey credible at all?????

    Aug 08th, 2015 - 05:51 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Skip

    Well then Dany find us another one.

    Bet it will be closer to 8% than 100%.

    Aug 08th, 2015 - 06:48 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    13 Skip

    Don't you find it odd that Dany and Brassiero and the other Trolls, seem to support whoever is in power, even regardless of overwhelming popular dissent?

    - neither one has the support of the general population- they want them gone!

    Strange that the self-appointed, 'champions of the people' Brasso and Dany, will insist on defending these people and their policies.

    - they defend them all...

    While we criticise aggressive propaganda, political agendas, and oppressive Social Policies and corruption when we see it - no-minds like Stevie, Dany, Marcos, and Brasso, will support these leaders even when their own people do not!

    It makes me think they have more interest in just being contrarian trolls on MP, rather than having the interests of the People at heart.

    Aug 08th, 2015 - 09:16 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Skip


    It's a case of cutting their noses off to spite their faces.

    I'm sure in their minds that they revel in what they see as our endless frustration with these politicians staying in power. However these politicians are actually an asset to our countries. If international relations are based on relative power (economic, soft or hard) then these leaders actually disempower these countries and by default empower ours.

    Having more competent politicians with less graft and corruption would be the last thing I (and others such as yourself) would want if our interest was purely selfish and based on our own needs.

    Kirchner, Rousseff, Maduro have been disastrous for these countries. They have actively increased the gap between their countries and developed counties compared to what a component leader could have done.

    Aug 08th, 2015 - 09:33 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    @6. It's 2018 and happy Lulu starts 20 year prison sentence. Prediction.
    @12. Here's another one.
    That's a different pollster!
    @14. Don't we find it odd? Not really. I wonder if anyone's plotted when their comments appear? Anyone want to take a guess on who pays? It wasn't long ago that I saw an article describing a Russian “project” where people are paid to sit at computers for hours at a time posting comments to western news websites purporting to be citizens of western countries. Could argieland be doing the same thing? After all, we've seen amazing changes in writing style from such as “Brasso”. Or are there students doing “coursework”?

    Aug 08th, 2015 - 09:59 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    If the Brazilians can do this to her,
    then their is still hope for the argy people ,

    unless, unlike the Brazilians, they are to brainwashed...

    Aug 08th, 2015 - 07:04 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    @12 hamburger
    Just for your information, and check it out with some serious source, the Data Folha, which belongs to the 'Grupo Folha', has absolutely nothing to do with the Grupo Globo; the Globo group is the largest media conglomerate in South America, and their TV company, Rede Globo de Televisão, is second to only ABC (USA). The only venture they have in common with the Folha Group, is a 50/50 % ownership of the respected financial paper “Valor Econômico” ; Other than that, they are each other’s main competitor. And, something else you don't know, the 'Grupo Folha' is left-leaning and usually defends Dilma and the PT , through either ommitting the facts or downplaying them ; But it reaches a point, when even they, to retain some credibility, tell the truth.

    Further, the 'Datafolha' polls are just one of many being published , and they all show Dilma's popularity is below 8%.....If the tendency shown by these polls was incorrect, why in hell do you think that Dilma is so worried, why Lulla is desperately struggling in the background, to manipulate all they can to prevent the nasty truth from surfacing ??

    Careful not to be confused with the's the type of mistake he makes.

    Aug 08th, 2015 - 10:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    @13 Skip

    Hmmm, no other survey forthcoming from “Dany”

    Aug 08th, 2015 - 10:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Skip

    I'm not surprised. Look at the genius' comment here:

    It's a wonder he can dress himself.

    Aug 09th, 2015 - 12:48 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    “It's a wonder he can dress himself”


    Yes, he fancies himself as an economist, yet he does not understand Supply and Demand, the effect on Purchasing Power when a currency is devalued, or even the idea that foreign investors will only invest if they can expect a return on their money.
    All foreign concepts to him.

    How about this nugget of stupidity...

    ”... so you (Brits in UK ) have more Spanish hermanos than the Argentinians...”

    Very revealing tho' that he believes the Celts that came to Britain 3000 years ago, were Spanish, and indeed are Spanish to this day... - that explains their ludicrous demonisation of the Anglo-Saxon English, as opposed to the Celtic hermanos of Scotland and Wales etc.

    Don't know how he squares that with his assertion that the constant stream for 490 years to the PRESENT, of Spanish-speaking immigrants from Spain, mind you, are NOT Spanish hermanos, but actually a unique race, Argentines !!

    A ha ha ha .... - he's full of Toro Shit and doesn't see it!!

    Aug 09th, 2015 - 04:27 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Skip

    Dany 'claims' he's German and moved voluntarily to Argentina.

    If it's actually true then enough said.

    Aug 09th, 2015 - 09:25 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    @22. Isn't “Dany” female? I remember “it” complaining about “women”, e.g. her, being targeted. Mind you, perhaps it's a shemale. What a horrible load of baggage to drag around. A German shemale choosing to be an argie. Germans have some “queer” ideas. Shemales must be confused and “queer”. And as for argies...... Isn't it yet compulsory for argies to screw each other? Must be fun being in a queue. “Cashier number 5 please”. “Step up please, sir”. “Hang on, the guy behind me hasn't finished yet. Can't step up when bent over with pants around ankles”.
    @21. Please see my comment above. Think of “Dany” as a shemale or female. A shemale must be confused anyway. As for females, who knows how foreign ones of those “think”?

    Aug 09th, 2015 - 12:54 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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