Read the entire article here. Yes folks, you got to hand it to the people over there who are literally giving El Burro the vaseline within which he will stick it to them up the poop shoot.
-- Venezuelan lawmakers gave initial approval to a bill granting President [ahem, Dictator] Hugo Chavez the power to rule by decree for 18 months so that he can impose sweeping economic, social and political change. [ahem, impose communist system]
Emboldened by his landslide re-election last month, the leftist leader has called for revolutionary laws" to accelerate the country's transformation into a full socialist state. "This process is unstoppable," lawmaker Juan Montenegro Nunez told the National Assembly Thursday. "This process is a historic necessity."
The vote was unanimous as the National Assembly has been entirely filled with Chavez's allies since opposition parties boycotted 2005 elections." [You reap what you sow].