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Jesse Jackson Praises Legacy of Chavez

Ken2168 Wrote: Mar 10, 2013 8:52 AM
Perhaps God IS healing the breach between the US and Venezuela. After all, He removed the largest obstacle.

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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