Chavez Threatens To Cut United States Off

American VoicesPolitics ISSUE 44•07 Feb 13, 2008

Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez has threatened to stop sending oil to the United States, citing Washington’s role in aiding Exxon Mobil with a lawsuit against nationalizing the country’s oil. What do you think?

  • “Bullies like Chavez should never underestimate the little guy—in this case, Exxon Mobil.”

    Bettie Arnold –
    Systems Analyst

  • “I'm surprised by how relatively reasonable this threat is.”

    Pedro Barajas –
    Hotel Clerk

  • “Exxon Mobil or Hugo Chavez. Please don't make me choose sides here.”

    Adam Metz –
    Carpet Installer