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2012-05-08 Caribbean-Latin America
Venezuela's President Chavez on wheelchair due to femur fracture: Report
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Posted by Fred 2012-05-08 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [477 views ]  Top
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#1 I would say he is likely done for at this point. If it is metastatic then they are fighting a losing battle. It will go where the blood supply is greatest as in bone marrow, liver, lungs, brain.

Once it gets to the brain, dementia is not uncommon.
Posted by crosspatch 2012-05-08 00:30||   2012-05-08 00:30|| Front Page Top

#2 He had such pains back in Milwaukee, but back then he would just brush it off.

I DO WISH YOU THE BEST OF LUCK IN YOUR FIGHT AGZ CANCER, HUGO.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-05-08 00:51||   2012-05-08 00:51|| Front Page Top

#3 Once it gets to the brain, dementia is not uncommon.

Must ... not ... snark!
Posted by gorb 2012-05-08 00:53||   2012-05-08 00:53|| Front Page Top

#4 Faster, please. Finish before the elections.
Posted by gromky 2012-05-08 02:26||   2012-05-08 02:26|| Front Page Top

#5 Why does this start to sound like some plot from a Steven King novel where an injured party curses their tormentor with a long, slow, painful debilitating curse that comes true?
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-05-08 09:00||   2012-05-08 09:00|| Front Page Top

#6 what comes after Chavez?

Lulu style populist
Chavez worshiping dictator
Narcostate
E Euro type transition to democracy
Posted by Lord Garth 2012-05-08 10:31||   2012-05-08 10:31|| Front Page Top

#7 C'mon gorb, you know you want to....go ahead.....dementia is not uncommon how would they tell........c'mon ;^)
Posted by AlanC 2012-05-08 14:26||   2012-05-08 14:26|| Front Page Top

#8 "Once it gets to the brain, dementia is not uncommon."

In Oogo's case, how would you tell?
Posted by Barbara 2012-05-08 16:23||   2012-05-08 16:23|| Front Page Top

#9 Ha! I held my breath longer than Barb this time! :-)
Posted by gorb 2012-05-08 18:47||   2012-05-08 18:47|| Front Page Top

#10 In Oogo's case, how would you tell? He'll announce his candidacy for the US Presidency.
Posted by Anguper Hupomosing9418 2012-05-08 18:58||   2012-05-08 18:58|| Front Page Top

#11 Femur. Strongest bone in the body. Fracturing that is only due to severe trauma, but most likely metastasic cancer or else radiation and chemo. At this point, its probably pallitave care only. God help Hugo to convert his heart and repent, because he will be standing before Him soon.
Posted by OldSpook 2012-05-08 19:13||   2012-05-08 19:13|| Front Page Top

#12 Despite being an arrogant, self-important, ignorant, drug-addled thug, he may really have thought he was doing stuff to help people.

That is the problem with socialism. While it is true that taking $1000 from one person and giving $200 to five creates more happy people than sad ones today -- tomorrow there will not be anyone around with $1000 to be taken.

Anyway, in advance, RIP Mr. Chavez. Hopefully, your country will mourn for you only a short time as their lives improve.
Posted by rammer 2012-05-08 19:47||   2012-05-08 19:47|| Front Page Top

#13 On an x-ray, cancer metastasized to the bone looks like a fungus working its way out of a dead tree branch. Radiate the tumor, and the bone collapses. I would not wish this kind of pain on anybody, period.
Posted by mom 2012-05-08 20:25||   2012-05-08 20:25|| Front Page Top

#14 y'all are being too kind to this POS who helped fund FARC, funnel drugs, cavorted with Iranians and China and helped push "Bolivarian" (read: charismatic populist communism) nationalization of private enterprise. I hope it's painful, slow, debilitating, and just as fun for him as his victims....perhaps then, he'll learn humility and God's grace. If not? Burn in hell, pendejo
Posted by Frank G 2012-05-08 20:56||   2012-05-08 20:56|| Front Page Top

#15 Ditto, Frank. Too bad these pendejos can't figure it out at a time when it would help the living.
Posted by gorb 2012-05-08 23:40||   2012-05-08 23:40|| Front Page Top

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