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In Other News, Venezuela had a Failed Coup Attempt

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  1. chemgator

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    led by a Canadian-American former Green Beret.

    Ex-Green Beret led failed attempt to oust Venezuela's Maduro

    Just when you think the news can't get any weirder. The former Green Beret lived in Florida, so I guess the headline could be "Florida man starts Bay of Pigs-style invasion of Venezuela".
    How hopeless was it? They couldn't even afford dog food, much less people food.
     
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  2. HallGator

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    Stupid is as stupid does.
     
  3. philnotfil

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    How Did a Bronze Star Green Beret End Up Behind Venezuelan 'Bay of Pigs'? | The American Conservative

     
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    The article goes on to say the operation was highly compromised from the get go. Although it would likely increase the risk to the captured Americans, I hope the US government truly had no foreknowledge of this futile attempt at regime change. The recent US navy activities along the Venezuelan coast gives one pause though.
     
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  6. wgbgator

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    Bay of Pigs II: Electric Boogaloo
     
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  7. mdgator05

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    Bay of Capybaras.
     
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    I want the movie rights
     
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  9. ursidman

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    Factoid (interesting or not) : Capybaras, the largest rodents in the world were once and may still be well established and reproducing just north of G'ville around Lacrosse and O'Leno State Park. I once picked up a 95lb female near the Santa Fe. That's a big rodent.
     
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    Comedy or action-adventure?
     
  11. wgbgator

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    Its been done already, they made a zany movie about William Walker in the 80s
     
  12. BLING

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    Maybe this was another Giuliani run special op? He did so well on the Ukraine extortion deal. He should definitely be in charge of U.S backed Latin American coup attempts.
     
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  13. chemgator

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    Trump is the only billionaire that could fund an invasion and the invaders not be able to afford dog food. "Write him a check. Not that checkbook, the other one. The one that always bounces. Post date it to some time next month. Here you go: a check for 35 million dollars. Don't cash it right away. I'm expecting some investments to pay off bigly, and there'll be plenty of money in the account to cover it in another month or two."
     
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    Slow day at the office I guess. What was the to do list?

    Wake up.

    1. Fart on Melania.
    2. Complete the triple S's (poop, shower and shave)
    3. Tweet immense amounts of BS.
    4. Fund a coup of a country that poses not threat.
    5. Pound your chest like an orangutan.
    6. Rinse and repeat.
     
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  15. gator_lawyer

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    Could this be a false flag by Maduro? Seems odd that anybody would be that unintentionally stupid.
     
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    We've watched thousands of people protesting from coast to coast, often with guns, sometimes storming state capitols, and all in the midst of an infectious disease epidemic, yet you find it hard that anyone could be unintentionally that stupid? :D
     
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    In this day and age?
     
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    You have me there.
     
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