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well. It took a long time to return here.

 

but I come back on this historic day:

 

https://www.yahoo.com/news/majority-brazilian-senators-vote-suspend-rousseff-063752645.html

 

a day that will be remembered where WE Brazilians said "enought" to the crappy socialist that gives free wlfare to people who do nothing, give privilege to criminals while put decent people scared and feared of their own freedom...

 

May 11th and 12th. 2 days where the force of millions of Brazilians on streets said "We´re pissed off with this corrupt government!" finally gave result...

 

2 days where we learned that yes we can bend politicians to bow to the popular demand and they´re just workers of the population...

 

https://www.yahoo.com/news/brazilian-lawmakers-vote-impeach-president-102943634.html

 

 

Brazil’s Senate Votes to Impeach President Dilma Rousseff: What Happens Now?

 

Brazil’s senate has overwhelmingly decided to suspend President Dilma Rousseff from office. By 55 votes to 22, the upper house voted early Thursday morning she should face an impeachment trial on charges of budget irregularities.

Rousseff’s once soaring approval rating has dropped to single digits amid a dire recession and political crisis brought on by a huge government corruption scandal. Her opponents blame her for both while her backers say she is facing an illegal coup, but with the weight of congress against her, few expect her to return to the presidency. What happens now?

Rousseff is suspended
The former leftist guerilla has pledged not to give up the fight to remain in office. But early today she is expected to be officially informed of the decision to suspend her for up to 180 days. She will give a televised statement at 10am (9am ET) in which she will say she believes herself to be the “victim of a coup” before walking down the front ramp of the presidential palace, the Planalto, in an act of defiance, aides told reporters. She will then return to her official residence, the Palácio da Alvorada, where she will be allowed to stay on a reduced salary until the senate votes on her impeachment.

The vice-president takes over
Michel Temer, 75, the vice-president and former coalition partner whom Rousseff has accused of plotting her downfall, is expected to arrive at the Planalto at 3pm (2pm ET) to assume his role as acting president. Unlike Rousseff, he is not expected to use the front entrance or talk to the press. He will begin to appoint ministers to his government, after a Supreme Court justice yesterday denied an application by Rousseff’s Workers’ Party to refuse him that right while she is suspended. Of the centrist Brazilian Democratic Movement party (PMDB), his policy agenda is expected to differ from that of his predecessor, with whom he was elected in 2014.

The impeachment trial begins
Rousseff will still technically be president but few observers believe she has any chance of returning to power. In the coming weeks, a senate committee will produce an indictment on the charges that she broke fiscal responsibility laws by using state bank funds to cover a budget shortfall. The trial could take six months. If it is endorsed by two-thirds of the senate in a vote, Rousseff will lose the presidency and be banned from public office for eight years. This morning there were 55 votes in favor, the exact number the pro-impeachment parties will eventually need to oust her. If she is impeached, Temer will assume the presidency until the next election in 2018.

Brazil’s giant corruption probe goes on
Operation Car Wash, the multibillion-dollar corruption investigation focused on the state oil giant Petrobras, will continue to play out. The probe has already ensnared dozens of leading politicians, including former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva; recently suspended house speaker Eduardo Cunha, who led the charge to impeach Rousseff; the leader of the senate, Renan Calheiros; and former president and current senator Fernando Collor de Mello, who resigned when facing impeachment proceedings for corruption in 1992. Last week, Rousseff — heretofore not directly linked to the Petrobras probe — was herself accused of obstructing justice by the country’s prosecutor general, meaning she could face jail.

The markets react 
International markets have reacted strongly to the likelihood of impeachment, with the Real appreciating nearly 15 percent this calendar year, fueled by the belief that a Temer government is likely to pursue less interventionist economic policies. Temer is reported to have picked Henrique Meirelles, a former central bank president, to be finance minister and has pledged an austerity program. But the challenges are steep. The economy contracted by 3.8 percent in 2015, its worst performance in 25 years, and the country is predicted to suffer its worst recession since 1901.

The public’s rage continues to boil
Widespread anger against politicians, ignited by the economic crisis and Petrobras scandal, may have been politically fatal for Rousseff, but may also prove to be a challenge for Temer to handle once he assumes the presidency. Polls show a majority of Brazilians want the 75-year-old, who was ordered to pay a fine for violating campaign financing limits this month and whose party is implicated in the Petrobras scandal, impeached as well as Rousseff. As few as 2 percent would vote for him in an election.

The Olympic Games loom
In the midst of the unprecedented political crisis, Rio de Janeiro will host the Olympics Games from August 5 to 21. Olympic infrastructure projects have begun to be caught up in the Petrobras scandal and the Rio state government is facing its own budget crisis in the face of low oil prices, and is struggling to pay pensions and employees. The Games have also faced major cutbacks amid poor ticket sales but officials insist the mega event will be unaffected by the turmoil in Brasilia.

 

 

 

 

2 days where many Brazilians like me where ready to do the necessary to end this corrupt government by force, a government who was interested in power and cheap socialist stealing BILLIONS from the Brazilian people and economy and giving it to criminals, corrupt politicians and socialist countries such as Cuba, Bolivia, Venezuela and Angola...

 

yes people. altought you don´t know Brazil was on the very verge of a civil war like in Syria...

 

for Brazilians the possibility of a civil war and fragmentation of Brazil was real, we had a feeling that if we didn´t stop these socialist bastards Brazil would cease to exist...

 

it was real, a REAL possibility...

 

a possibility that EVERY mom feared to have it´s son gearing weapons and joining the military to stop the red mob...

 

days where we looked each other on streets ready to geard up and kill those who wanted transform Brazil in a bigger Venezuela...

 

days of fear...

 

days where people including me where ready to be drafted by the military to joing them and take the weapons to take Brazil back by force...

 

yes. but these days are over...

 

sure there´s no easy transition. it will be a hard start, things will take some time to recover, it will not be easy, we´re not stupid...

 

the FIFA 2014 and the Olympics where way too unecessary and expensive. it was just a brink added to ruin our economy to please the socialist bastards...

 

 

but luckly the population did the job and ended the hole thing peacefully...

 

at least from now. we gonna be ready if they try put this country in caos while they wish for unrestricted power...

 

but we´re ready...

 

Brazilians LEARNED what patriotism means...

 

and believe me. We´re enjoying it...

 

for the 1st time since the end of the WW2...

 

 

Brazilians are actually saying "I´m proud of being a Brazilian and fight for this country"

 

 

it´s not soccer patriotism...

 

it´s REAL PATRIOTISM...

 

 

it´s the sort of thing that I tought I was alone...

 

but no. I wasn´t. and the nation said we´re not alone...

 

a hard, tought and working future ahead...

 

but it´s a new future...

 

a future to work and believe it...

 

because they tried...

 

but I´m sorry for them...

 

 

 

There´s no red on the Brazilian flag!

 

 

 

BRASIL

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2 minutes ago, Toews said:

So apparently Temer is assembling a cabinet with no women. 

 

From 1st female president to no women.

 

we don´t play the "woman card" here. we don´t care about this...

 

and have you actually looked to Temer´s wife?

 

THAT´s a REAL 1st lady!

 

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18 minutes ago, Toews said:

So apparently Temer is assembling a cabinet with no women. 

 

From 1st female president to no women.

It looks as if Temer is doing with women what Trump wanted to do with muslims.

 

If he's assembling the best people though, gender shouldn't matter.

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Just now, thejazz97 said:

It looks as if Temer is doing with women what Trump wanted to do with muslims.

 

If he's assembling the best people though, gender shouldn't matter.

 

nope. Temer is not even close to Trump...

 

Temer is more like a soft-neoliberal guy. he´s pro-market, more private investiment, more flexibility, less state intervention...

 

and honestly. in Brazil we don´t care about gender. if the government is good we don´t care if the person is a man or a woman...

 

we had a "woman" (hein?) as a president, didn´t work well. Brazilians learned that we need a man as president...

 

we tried the woman, didn´t work. now let´s try a soft-neoliberal guy...

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3 minutes ago, thejazz97 said:

It looks as if Temer is doing with women what Trump wanted to do with muslims.

 

If he's assembling the best people though, gender shouldn't matter.

That's the impression I got. Blame all women for the failure of one.

 

In any case I don't know if this is actually the case. I also have next to no knowledge of the politics in Brazil so I will refrain from commenting about a situation I am ignorant of.

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1 minute ago, aeromotacanucks said:

 

nope. Temer is not even close to Trump...

 

Temer is more like a soft-neoliberal guy. he´s pro-market, more private investiment, more flexibility, less state intervention...

 

and honestly. in Brazil we don´t care about gender. if the government is good we don´t care if the person is a man or a woman...

 

we had a "woman" (hein?) as a president, didn´t work well. Brazilians learned that we need a man as president...

 

we tried the woman, didn´t work. now let´s try a soft-neoliberal guy...

That's fine then.

 

I was just saying "it looks as if..." because, you know, it is 2016 :P 

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2 minutes ago, aeromotacanucks said:

 

nope. Temer is not even close to Trump...

 

Temer is more like a soft-neoliberal guy. he´s pro-market, more private investiment, more flexibility, less state intervention...

 

and honestly. in Brazil we don´t care about gender. if the government is good we don´t care if the person is a man or a woman...

 

we had a "woman" (hein?) as a president, didn´t work well. Brazilians learned that we need a man as president...

 

we tried the woman, didn´t work. now let´s try a soft-neoliberal guy...

What if the man also doesn't work? So then we would know that men and women both don't work. Maybe then we can graduate to that octopus that predicted all of Germany's matches in the World Cup. :P

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and honestly the Brazilian society is diferent than the American society...

 

we don´t like "Ban religions", Muslims are just fine here, we have a city with 80% of the population composed by Muslims (Foz do Iguaçu) and we don´t give a damm...

 

but we don care about if something is working or not. for example...

 

Americans complain about Obama but don´t protest on streets...

 

Brazilians stay quiet to see where it goes, when we have enought of it we protest hard...

 

and now that we discovered how put pressure on our politicians we gonna do it a lot... 

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1 minute ago, Toews said:

What if the man also doesn't work? So then we would know that men and women both don't work. Maybe then we can graduate to that octopus that predicted all of Germany's matches in the World Cup. :P

 

we remove Temer and put another one. Bolsonaro maybe...

 

by the way. Bolsonaro would make Donald Trump a saint...

 

Bolsonaro was a military general, ultra-right wing who said publicaly that he believes in public executions of criminals, he doesn´t like gays and he says it constatly in public, he will punish by torture woman who have illegal abortions,

 

also proposed that Brazil should have nuclear weapons for self defense...

 

and Bolsonaro is getting a lot of popularity here...

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5 minutes ago, aeromotacanucks said:

and honestly the Brazilian society is diferent than the American society...

 

we don´t like "Ban religions", Muslims are just fine here, we have a city with 80% of the population composed by Muslims (Foz do Iguaçu) and we don´t give a damm...

 

but we don care about if something is working or not. for example...

 

Americans complain about Obama but don´t protest on streets...

 

Brazilians stay quiet to see where it goes, when we have enought of it we protest hard...

 

and now that we discovered how put pressure on our politicians we gonna do it a lot... 

I think you are mistaken. The words of one buffoon don't represent what the majority believe. The incendiary comments made by said loud mouthed buffoon are also designed to get attention. Whether this buffoon gets elected or not he won't be able to ban Muslims.  He is already softening his stance as he knows he needs to win moderates on his side in the general election.

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2 minutes ago, Toews said:

I think you are mistaken. The words of one buffoon don't represent what the majority believe. The incendiary comments made by said loud mouthed buffoon are also designed to get attention. Whether this buffoon gets elected or not he won't be able to ban Muslims.  He is already softening his stance as he knows he needs to win moderates on his side in the general election.

Trump will not do this.

 

he maybe make harder for people from Muslim countries entry in USA, but "ban"? no...

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1 minute ago, aeromotacanucks said:

 

no. that´s because her "government" stole BILLIONS from the Brazilian economy to put on their own (PT politicians) pockets...

It really sounds like it though...

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Interesting to here a Brazilians' view point. 

 

From what I've heard and read, Rousseff's party was the populist people's party. Is this just Rousseff's government spin? Her party is calling this a coup d'état and that Temer is a return to elitist and capitalist government that Brazilians voted to kick out of office 8 years ago.

 

 

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