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Jesse Jackson Praises Legacy of Chavez

D G Wrote: Mar 08, 2013 7:06 PM
Actually, he JJ was always a scoundrel. His "career" started when he wiped out Cairo, IL. I know a couple who lived there at the time. They lost all they owned, and had to start over with nothing in another town. Cairo, IL never recovered.

Civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson praised deceased anti-American Venezuela President Hugo Chavez during the delivery of his eulogy Friday in Venezuela.

 “Hugo fed the hungry,” said Jackson, who ran for president twice in the 1980s. “He lifted the poor. He raised their hopes. He helped them realize their dreams. And, so, today we do mourn, because we’ve lost a lot. But we have a lot left – a stable government, an orderly transition.”

Jackson prayed that Chavez, who famously called President George W. Bush "the devil” in 2006, would find peace in the afterlife, and for peace between the...

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