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Pence in Brazil exposes US government's double standard on fleeing migrants

Wednesday, June 27th 2018 - 08:38 UTC
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United States Vice-president Mike Pence thanked Brazil on Tuesday for welcoming Venezuelans fleeing their country’s collapse, while warning Central Americans running from violence in their homelands not to attempt to enter the United States illegally. Read full article


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  • DemonTree

    US$ 10 million more to support Venezuelan migrants, US $ 21,600 million to build a wall. Maybe if he gave Brazil a couple of billion dollars they'd be willing to take the Central American refugees along with the Venezuelan ones?

    Jun 27th, 2018 - 11:44 am - Link - Report abuse -4
  • JDB

    So the Brits are anti American. Who knew!

    Remember Ruby Ridge!

    Jun 28th, 2018 - 01:21 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DemonTree

    If you don't want to be accused of having double standards, don't have double standards. It's not complicated.

    Jun 28th, 2018 - 08:32 am - Link - Report abuse -2
  • JDB

    This is how the British run the (un elected) administrations in their countries.

    I don't think that we need to pay attention to criticisms made by subjects of a country run in this manner.

    Jun 29th, 2018 - 12:51 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • DemonTree

    What a dumb argument. Firstly, you're wrong; and secondly, you lot elected Trump, and Cuba is ruled by a literal dictator, but that doesn't mean Americans and Cubans have nothing useful to say. Experiencing a bad government might even give people a better idea of what makes a good one.

    Jun 29th, 2018 - 09:02 am - Link - Report abuse -2
  • JDB

    You have got to admire some of Greenwald's combacks. For instance,

    But Greenwald has made a small error. The UK Government is, by far, the most authoritarian in the west.

    Remember Ruby Ridge!

    Jul 02nd, 2018 - 04:49 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DemonTree

    If that's so he should talk about the serious things our government is doing wrong (mostly in collaboration with your government), not attack our traditions. Personally I kind of like seeing the most powerful person in Britain bowing to a figurehead; it would be better if it was a symbolic representation of the people they are meant to be serving though, rather than a monarch.

    PS. Using your puppet accounts to vote your own posts up is pathetic, Heppy. It's still a rotten argument.

    Jul 02nd, 2018 - 08:35 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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