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Chavismo and Us

Mike4603 Wrote: Mar 08, 2013 1:16 PM
have you ever noticed that the biggest thugs are always pictured in a military uniform, and usually with a gun, I guess it's that they are trying to convey an image of toughness, or trying to compensate for the fact that they are usually a bunch of lily livered Axxholes
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