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Rousseff fears “Paraguay-style democratic coup” to remove her from office

Saturday, October 10th 2015 - 07:24 UTC
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President Dilma Rousseff said in a closed-door meeting that Brazil is experiencing a “Paraguayan-style democratic coup,” alluding to the 2012 removal of Paraguay's then-head of state, the Folha de Sao Paulo newspaper reported Friday. Read full article

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  • ChrisR

    “Paraguay's partners in Mercosur - Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay - suspended Asuncion from the trade bloc over what their governments viewed as a coup”

    But that was simply because all of the 'presidents' were shit-scared the same thing could happen to them. And now it seems it may come to pass with DumbAss herself.

    GOOD!

    ALL Brazil politicians are tainted with corruption until the extensive investigations are concluded but removing Dilma and holding new elections (as if that will happen) would be a way to move the country forward.

    Oct 10th, 2015 - 10:58 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • cornelius

    Paraguay was always a bad example of accountability they refuse to be communist!
    They removed their president legally, according to their constitution brazil have the same article in the constitution I guess is a bad democracy to be accountable.

    Oct 10th, 2015 - 11:10 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pugol-H

    The headline should read:

    Rousseff fears “Paraguay-style democracy”

    Paraguay certainly has put the “fear of democracy” into some S. American presidents.

    Oct 10th, 2015 - 01:06 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    These dictocrats fail to understand that laws put them in office and laws remove them. When they break laws with corruption and are removes legally, the cry coup. Maybe they need to relive what real coups without laws are.

    Oct 10th, 2015 - 01:18 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    @1. Remember how it worked? I don't think it was a case of being “shit-scared”. More a case of Kirchner wanting to impose her “authority” on the rest of the bloc. Perhaps it didn't occur that it would make her the “blochead”. Then whatshisname got bullied into it by two females. Of course, a proper man would have told them to shut up and get on with some ironing.
    @2. Disappointed with Paraguay. Having found that it was lumped in with a criminal conspiracy gang, it should have had the courage to refuse to return. Much like having the guts to leave the KKK.

    Oct 10th, 2015 - 02:03 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brasileiro

    @ 2,3,4
    You do not understand anything about what is happening in Brazil.
    You should study before you talk nonsense.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jYmMmP_oqUI

    Oct 10th, 2015 - 02:43 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pugol-H

    @6 Brasileiro
    We understand full well what is not happening.

    The exorcising of the democratic right to get rid of a failed and corrupt President.

    Oct 10th, 2015 - 03:08 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brasileiro

    Corrupt? Dilma? Do not be ignorant!

    hahaha

    Oct 10th, 2015 - 03:11 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    @7

    Failed, corrupt, and UNPOPULAR president.

    92% of the people want her out.

    Nostrils/Brassiere claims to be the voice of Brazilians, yet he seems to be all alone defending a president nobody wants.

    She's going down more assuredly than Maximo's fail-boat !!

    Oct 10th, 2015 - 03:49 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Troy when brasshole wears her tobi hat she claims to speak for Argentina as well. Both personas are prejudicial racists.

    Oct 10th, 2015 - 03:54 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brasileiro

    @9
    Support for Dilma has improved in the last 75 days of the last survey, which was conducted by IBOPE and Datafolha. No one in their right mind would rely on research done by two companies linked to right-wing parties.

    Cause speculation decrease is not something we can call failure. Brazil is going very well!

    @10
    You're too stupid that I can think of something about which we can discuss.

    Perhaps this video?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WaGIiIri8p8

    Oct 10th, 2015 - 04:04 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Chicureo

    The most prudent and reasonable political solution would be for the military to declare a constitutional emergency and suspend the executive branch authority for a 60 day period with military law enacted.

    All leaders of the Worker's Party would be rounded up an summarily executed by firing squad. Other assorted Marxist-Socialists would be shot on sight which would dramatically send a message to the leftists that Brazil is fed up with corruption and ready to progress into the real world...

    ...sadly I know it's a bit of a stretch, but it would really improve the Brazilian political scene...

    Oct 10th, 2015 - 04:09 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brasileiro

    Chilíndio arrived!

    Oct 10th, 2015 - 04:11 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Philippe

    And with a maoist defense minister Brazil will be sooner than expected
    kaputt.

    Philippe

    Oct 10th, 2015 - 05:12 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    10 Capt.

    Prejudice I understand, but I'm baffled as to why these Trolls defend corrupt Socialists, or in CFK's case, Corrupt Socialist dictators

    Oct 10th, 2015 - 05:13 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    @8. Explain her “defence” when her head has been separated.
    @11. Still going to be executed. But a new method. Torn apart by the people. You too if you want! Can we tell them where you are?

    Oct 10th, 2015 - 05:58 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    is she suggesting or hinting at a coup”
    Will brazil go the way of African countries and Arabs, by using violence to remove ones leader,

    or has one misunderstood her utterings..

    Oct 10th, 2015 - 07:18 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    #11. Lame comeback tobi. Whether you pretend to be on Argentina or Brazil, your ignorance and simple-mindedness is quite transparent. Like I tell Quique.......live in the countries you all support....or shut the fuck up.
    Tobi.......can I send you a post card from Patagonia? Though.......I hate waiting lines at the post office....no mailboxes....so primitive.

    http://jimwygandsblog.blogspot.com/2015/10/brazil-marching-to-sound-of-different.html?m=1

    Countdown begins to Dilma's launch.

    Oct 10th, 2015 - 10:01 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    @6 brasshole
    I think Dilma ought to read the Constitution. There is is, in bold lettering : “IMPEACHMENT”. The possibility of fatty being dumped does exist, regardless of whether you asshole, or fatty , think it's a coup.

    @8 brasshole
    Of course DumbAss is not corrupt. To the PT, taking money from PB to pay for political campaigns, to fill their bank acount, is legal. I forgot that 'democracy', to you, is the PT's version.

    @11 brasshole
    support for Dilma is under 9%.......and is restricted to idiots who sponge off the taxpayer, or are too f*ckin' ignorant to understand what's going on......you fit into both categories. But please, keep us informed on your latest views, we all need a good laugh every now and again.

    Oct 10th, 2015 - 11:45 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Chicureo

    You know, as an afterthought, a firing squad for Dilma and Lula would be just too humane. I think they should be strung up with piano wire like Mussolini instead.

    Slow agonizing and painful death is deserved from those who steal from the desperately poor...

    Oct 11th, 2015 - 12:21 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Perhaps the TPP will accelerate her impeachment:

    “But what has gone almost unnoticed is that it will further isolate the struggling economies of Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela and other countries on Latin America’s Atlantic coast, whose disastrous populist governments have refused to enter free trade deals with the world’s biggest economies.”

    http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/andres-oppenheimer/article38452695.html

    This agreement alone is 40% of all trade on earth.

    Oct 11th, 2015 - 02:19 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brasileiro

    @21
    If it is to do business in dollars, forget it. Our way is in the east with the BRICSA. Anyway good luck to you.

    Oct 11th, 2015 - 02:32 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    #22 that's funny Tobi and typical of your kind. You seem to think is is about luck which explains the demise of BRICS.....try skill sometime. Poor idiots such as yourself who have never been outside of ....wherever it is that you reside never get to see or experience reality in action. You little girl are perfect exactly where you are, as the cheerleader. Your ignorance is seamlessly endless.

    Brazil:

    http://www.forbes.com/sites/ianshepherdson/2015/10/09/mexico-and-brazil-set-to-diverge-further/

    Russia:

    http://www.forbes.com/sites/ianshepherdson/2015/10/09/mexico-and-brazil-set-to-diverge-further/

    India:

    http://www.forbes.com/sites/ianshepherdson/2015/10/09/mexico-and-brazil-set-to-diverge-further/

    China:

    http://www.forbes.com/sites/ianshepherdson/2015/10/09/mexico-and-brazil-set-to-diverge-further/

    South Africa:

    Who gives a fuck!

    Good luck Chuck, only you won;t be getting laid.

    Oh....and collectively on the BRICS:

    “In this respect, the different priorities and expectations of the five Brics members — as much as their economic woes — could weaken their collective endeavour of creating a more democratic and equitable world order.”

    http://www.forbes.com/sites/ianshepherdson/2015/10/09/mexico-and-brazil-set-to-diverge-further/

    They are almost in as much love as the concept of South American unity.

    Sorry Brassholobi, I've no youtube's for you to watch......

    Oct 11th, 2015 - 02:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pugol-H

    @22 Brasileiro
    “BRICSA” Who do you think you’re kidding.

    More chance of Argentina joining the G7 or even NATO.

    Oct 11th, 2015 - 04:43 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    @22. We don't need “luck”. But here's an option for you. Pour a gallon of oil down your throat in the hope it will enable the cogs of your “brain” to work. Then ask yourself a simple question. Why does Rousseff fear a democratic coup? Try some definitions. A “democratic coup” would be one seeking to bring in democracy. Why would Rousseff fear democracy? And the answer? There is no democracy in Brazil. There is corrupt, dictatorial autocracy supported by fear and murder.

    Oct 11th, 2015 - 05:01 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    I wonder how good DumbAss's bodyguards are AND if they are willing to take a shot for her.

    PMSL

    Oct 11th, 2015 - 07:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Great_coral_aTrolL

    @21

    You and Oppenheimer can keep dreaming. Argentina will never renounce it's independence from evil people like those that inhabit the “Trans-Pacific” quantum Conduit Wormhole, or whatever that is... and the evil people that inhabit EUialand.

    All of these countries want to harm Argentina and starve Argentineans. WE have learned our lesson never to trust any of you again.

    No deal with EU, no deal with Trans-Pacific, no deal.

    Oct 12th, 2015 - 05:21 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    @27. I'm with you on “no deal with the EU”. “We, the people” don't want you. So it's down to our bureaucrats and your politicians. Time for you to follow your politicians around and plant bombs. Be as independent as you like.

    Oct 12th, 2015 - 10:47 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pugol-H

    @27 Great_coral_aTrolL
    You have your wish, free trade deals everywhere you look and Argentina in none of them.

    The one trade agreement you are in is about to break into two camps, those in and those out of other trade deals (with Argentina in the out camp of course). Murcosur will not survive as anything meaningful for very long if that happens.

    Be careful what you wish for, you just might get it, as the Chinese say.

    Oct 12th, 2015 - 02:53 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    @22 brasshole (the one with shit for brains)
    “Our way is in the east with the BRICSA. ”

    brasshole, the only thing you got right there....is the direction...east ; which puts Brazil in....the west ; Bad news for you isn't it ?

    @27 Trolley
    You're right, Argentina will never get into the TPP. The member countries will always vote to exclude Argentina (if she tries to get in), for as long as Kirchnerism prevails.

    Here in Brazil, the more intelligent people in this country have already realized that Brazil is missing out big-time, too. And even DumbAss Dilma, or whoever succeeds her , if she 's kicked out, has realized that Brazil has got to get rid of Argentina and join trading blocks that have something to offer.

    Oct 12th, 2015 - 08:12 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Anyone have any thorazene, clozapen or abilify? Tobi is having an episode running between brasshole and her hundreds of other personas.
    Argentina is about a year os so away of sealing like a fucked pig.
    Ever been to Patagonia Tobi? Of course not....you never seen any of Agentina.

    Oct 12th, 2015 - 09:21 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • toooldtodieyoung

    31 Captain Poppy

    “Anyone have any thorazene, clozapen or abilify?”

    Would that be enough? Sounds like he's been at the LSD again.

    If he sparked up his crack pipe right about now, no one would notice the difference.

    Oct 13th, 2015 - 07:57 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Probably not.....got Barrett I can borrow? Even a good .270.

    Oct 14th, 2015 - 12:00 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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