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Wed Sep 16, 2015, 08:09 AM

3. Why has there never been a military coup in the United States?

There is a running joke in Bolivia and other Latin American countries that goes like this:

[font color=blue]Q: Why has there never been a military coup in the United States?[/font]

[font color=darkred]A: Because there's no U.S. embassy in the U.S.[/font]

In September 2008, Morales made sure there wouldn't be one in Bolivia, either, and kicked U.S. Ambassador Philip Goldberg out of the country.

Then, that November, Morales expelled the DEA, arguing that the agency had committed human rights violations, covered up murders and was routinely using its investigative powers to target politicians and movement leaders who were challenging Washington's neoliberal agenda. Morales had made a campaign promise to nationalize the country's natural gas resources and use the proceeds to develop the economy from the bottom up...

http://boliviarising.blogspot.com/2015/09/operation-naked-king-us-secretly.html

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