In the Face of Hatred

Following Tuesday’s National Assembly plenary session, I keep hearing people say that  focusing on the homophobic statements made by chavista parliamentarians does a disservice to the public debate, because the whole spectacle is but another smokescreen promoted by the Government to divert attention from other more pressing issues like incompetence, corruption, the economy, and municipal…

The non-event of the day

The other day we were being accused – perhaps rightly so – of being too partial to Primero Justicia. So … I’m doing my darnedest to ignore what Henrique Capriles has been doing or saying… or posting on his Facebook page. Move along, folks, nothing to see here. No reason to check out the video…

Defending The Interests Of The People

It’s 100-posts-in-five-days week, so here’s a post from longtime reader and only occasional poster Guido Núñez-Mujica. You’d guess that having electricity 24/7 would be something El Pueblo might be interested in, a right worth defending. Well, it’s not, at least according to these government supporters who assaulted a group of Primero Justicia activists during a…