Is Vice President Dick Cheney in Aruba? Air Force 2 Lands in Aruba … US Homeland Security & Hugo Chavez?
It is being reported from Diario – Aruba that Air Force 2 and Dick Cheney have landed in Aruba. I hardly think that Dick Cheney took AF2 to Aruba for a vacation.
One can only speculate that this trip to Aruba is in reference to homeland security and a little message to Hugo Chavez just 18 miles away in Venezuela. It has also long been speculated that this has been the very reason why the US State Department has never gotten involved in dealing with the Natalee Holloway case. With Hugo Chavez only 18 miles away from Aruba … it makes a nice staging area to listen. It was not too long ago that Venezuela dictator Hugo Chavez paid a visit to Aruba.
To bad what ever US delegation that went to Aruba couldn’t tell them to get their act together and properly investigate and prosecute a case of an American citizen!
ORANJESTAD (AAN): Ayeranochi aeropuerto di Aruba tabata tin extra seguridad ora cu Air Force 2, un Boeing C-32 a baha. For di atardi caba tabata papia di e yegada di e avion aki na Aruba, cual ta esun normalmente usa pa transporte di e Vicepresidente di Merca.
Polisnan a ser notifica pa extra vigilancia rond di aeropuerto. Asina cu e avion a baha 9′or di diabierna anochi un cantidad di ekipo a ser manda pa duna asistencia na e parti pabao unda e avion a staciona.
Tabata papia cu Dick Cheney lo ta abordo di e avion cu henter su propio seguridad cu a haya autorizacion pa cana arma na Aruba.
Esnan cu a yega abordo lo bandona Aruba dialuna mainta. Diasabra mainta lo move e avion pa un parti mas pabao cerca di caserne di bombero pasobra aeropuerto ta druk y e avion ta coy hopi espacio.
E parti cu ta sera cual avion ta usa pa bay pista lo laga e Air Force 2 para. Riba e foto aki por mira mas di e avion net ora cu el a caba di baha na Aruba.
Delegacion di Homeland Security a yega Aruba
E delegacion ta consisti tambe di Ms. Erica Bomsey, DHS Office of the General Counsel, Ms. Alexis Pierce, DHS Office of International Affairs, Ms. Kimberly Hailey, CBP Pre-clearance, Ms. Lesleyanne Kessler, CBP Office of the General Counsel y Ms. Lee Ann Harty, Port Director CBP Aruba.
UPDATE I: Dick Cheney Exclusive Picture Spotted in Aruba
(FYI: pic of Cheney on Banana bus is faux)
Oranjestad – Last night the airport of Aruba had extra security when Air Force 2, a Boeing C-32, landed. From earlier in the afternoon there were talks that this plane would arrive in Aruba, plane which is normally used for the transport of the Vice President of the United States.
The police were advised to supply extra security around the airport. As soon as the plane landed around 9 pm on Friday, a number of equipment were taken to give assistance to the area where the plane was stationed.
There were talks that Dick Cheney might be on board with his entire security who received authorization to carry weapons in Aruba.
Those on board are scheduled to leave Aruba on Monday morning. On Saturday morning the plane will be moved to a western portion of the airport, closer to the fire station, because the airport is busy and the plane is taking a lot of space.
The part that will be closed which plane will be used where the Air Force 2 will park. On the photo the plane can be seen just after it landed in Aruba.
Posted March 1, 2008 by Scared Monkeys
Aruba, Government, Homeland Security, Missing Persons, Natalee Holloway, Politics, War on Terror | 87 comments
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? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? WTF ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Before you know it the US and the NL’s are together in yet another war; this time an old school anti-socialist-dictatorship war.
Does anyone know more?
SM: No and Dick Cheney might not even be there. It may be a Homeland Security meeting but nobody knows for sure about anything yet. (klaasend)
In Amsterdam (an oldtime refuge for Jews) they have a saying Something like: Nobody touches our f-ing Jews!
Let me adjust that to: Nobody touches our f-ing islands! I payed tax for those d•mned islands!
BTW: we have enough on our minds yet with Dutch parliamentarian Geert Wilders bringing out his anti-islam movie the coming weeks. We anticipate burning ambassies, bombs, attacks in the NL’s and so on…
SM: eeek, burning embassy’s and bombs? (klaasend)
Yes, burning embassies, bombs, deaths…
Our PM is in total panic; I’ve never seen him with such a pale face!
Al Quaidah already has put a fatwah on Wilders head… Well throat more particular!
Things may go hot in the ME.
Chavez is friendly with Ahmadinejad.
It may be the US wants to have it’s ducks lined up in case Chavez tries something while the US is tied up in an ME flare up.
Venezuela has 4 times the weapons it needs for domestic defense, which indicates he may planning offensive strikes.
Just my opinion.
You’re right; Iran has already mixed itself in this discussion. It has ‘strongly’ asked our government to forbid the film being brought out.
But I can hardly imagine Chavez being so bold to really try something in the Caribbean. That would give him huge problems within the international community I think.
how do u explain the picture of cheney on on that bus……..or could it be in a different area
SM: It’s fake, meant to be funny (klaasend)
My, what a big head you have Mr. Vice Prez, lol.
Two IDF soldiers were killed in Gaza today by an anti-tank missile that probably came from Iran.
US warships are sitting below the horizon off the cost Lebanon.
Saudi Arabia has asked all it’s nationals to leave Lebanon.
It’s very likely a US/Israel – Iran/Syria showdown is going to happen.
My guess is that the US wants to coordinate with Aruba about the use of the airport if Chavez decides to take advantage of the situation and invade Colombia.
It could be that the US will protect Aruba from a belligerent Chavez. Perhaps the US wants to establish a base there.
Of course, all this is purely speculation on my part. The point that needs to be established is that the US Vice President isn’t visiting to talk about Natalee Holloway.
There are major events about to unfold and Aruba is on the list of areas possibly affected.
Another point to consider is the departure of the Persistence. The official explanation is resources/weather, but it could very well be that they were asked to leave due to the circumstances surrounding the Cheney visit.
I really believed that picture of cheney on that bus. Kind of misleading, but funny.
i think joran has confessed again
I just saw that Raul Reyes, a FARC commander in Colombia, was killed on Saturday. The US State Dept had a 5 million dollar bounty out on him.
Chavez and FARC are linked.
Some possibilities are that Cheney or homeland security were there to discuss that. Maybe the information came from assets on Aruba.
It could be that the persistence had to leave because they may have been a kidnap target.
Again, this is only speculation, but this makes more sense to me than an ME connection.
Of course, Natalee having been found would be the best answer, so I hope I’m wrong and Air Force 2 was there to bring her home.
# 9 Longjack.
It’s March again… (March; named after the Roman War-god Mars, the start of the War-season.) And the final year of the Bush administration. You could well be very right.
It probably is going to be a hot spring this year.
I hear when the Chen-meister’s ticker is in fine
tune, he can bang out one helluva Macarena.
Go Cheney, it’s yer berf-day!
Well, speaking for myself only … screw you, Cheney, if you’re playing some of the usual play-footsie-with-our-allies diplomatic games.
Maybe you’re trying to send a signal, or some of the diplomatic stuff that you people in Washington think you’re so wonderful at. You know, the calculated “Boy, this’ll send a signal” garbage that resonates among our “experts” who wind up talking to themselves, fixated on their ideas.
I don’t really care. Yes, Venezuela makes hostile noises and there are things happening in Cuba. Yes, the oil problem is giving our already sagging economy the willies. Yes, the Middle East is a tinderbox (surprise, surprise; when has it ever NOT been)?
But at this point, as far as I’m concerned, one thing is BEDROCK. Aruba is conniving at covering up the disappearance of an American citizen.
There used to be an adage; partisan politics stopped at the water’s edge. Does our government, in order to advance its political gains, now find it necessary to cozy up to the likes of Aruba?
You ain’t speaking for me, bozo, if that’s what you’re trying to do.
Klaasen (#1) … A national security meeting in Aruba? Not even our own government could be that insane … could it?
Reminds me of a comment by Tolstoy … “Whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad.”
EURobert (#1) … If the scenario that you outline above does come to pass, do you think that the “tolerant” Dutch police will turn the other cheek? Not to mention the “tolerant” courts?
All that I know of Dutch law is what I’ve seen from Aruba. And based on that … terrorists would have a field day. In Aruba, the drug dealers already have.
You know Klaas, when u zoom in on the
smaller graphics… you can really can
make out a lot of things that ya didn’t
even know was there!
All I can say is WOW…
NEW YORK MONKEYS ARE IN NEW YORK AS I WRITE…LETS CHEERE THEM ON…RIGHT NOW LETS ALL FORGET EVERYTHING BUT AS TO WHY WE ARE HERE…ITS FOR NATALEE..LETS ALL PRAY THAT NATALEES VOICE WILL BE HEARD IN NEW YORK..ITS FREEZING THERE…GREAT JOB NYSM…and everyone who supports this INJUSTICE….
Nope, ya’ll got it wrong!
Persistence DID find oil! The Dutch know this now and have ask the good ole United States to help protect this valuable find.
Dick is just down there to let the ‘power that be’ what their place in the big scheme of this will be when we take over the island!!!!
nelson, wanna go hunting?
Dick Cheney is not known to have a drug problem? Is he? Maybe he’s there to pick up some… Noooooohhhhhw… That couldn’t be… Could it?!
(I’m off to bed now! Good evening and good night ya’ll!)
Shit !!! With the cost of landing air force 2 aruba just doubled it’s income for the year
Persistence announces that they are leaving Aruba due to lack of funds to complete their mission to find Natalee
election year…….the wife told him to get a job or get a lawyer, so maybe he’s down there looking for work
V ery disappointing that Persistence is leaving with the task unfinished. Frankly they must have realized several weeks back that they were running out of money and to expect it to appear like magic with hardly any notice is very strange to me. Wonder where they thought the extra $$$ would materialize from? If they had put the word out sooner then maybe we could have done more to help. I began to wonder whether they were going to pull out when Jossy did not follow up with his request for funds in his paper.
10. Sasha. Pop in a little more often. Klaas has a great sense of humor. Another recent editorial cartoon: Check out the picture of Joran in a psychiatric facility. Faux. My all-time favorite is of a monkey (chimp) dressed in a suit giving Joran van der Sloot a push.
If Dick Cheney is out of the country, even in Aruba, I hope his security people have all the weapons, not him. We don’t want him shooting anyone else.
I heard about the Iranian missiles in the hands of Palestinians and some people being killed in a resort area of Israel. Haven’t heard anything else because I haven’t been watching the news.
Remember that Beth said they had reason to believe money was being laundered in Aruba to fund North Korea’s nuclear arms efforts. It could also be about Chavez threatening to cut off oil to the U.S. or have something to do with Iran since Chavez is chummy with Ahmadinejad.
EURobert, after the killings over the Danish cartoons and the calls for death of the teacher whose students named a Teddy Bear Muhammed, I don’t doubt there will be trouble if the film is released. Keep your head down, ok?
If Persistence couldn’t get the funds than that says to me that all the wealthy people in this country either didn’t see dateline or they are too busy shopping to give a flying f about the plight of Beth and Dave. That’s why it makes me sick when all these celebrities get political. Maybe they should put their money where their mouths are. Most of them make my yearly income in 1/2 an hour. That’s why I don’t go to the movies or buy their dumb books, records or products. I’m sorry but it shouldn’t always be the millions of little guys who make the difference.
#24 I’m with you. I gave as best of a donation as I could which for my business was a chunk of change. We only had about 2 weeks to raise funds for them, and I surely did everything I could. This is just pretty strange.
Also strange the Cheney is in Aruba. I certainly don’t want to lend that hunk of sand any protection or even establish diplomatic relations with it.
If Cheney is there for any other reason than Natalee, it sends Aruba a message that the van der sloot cover-up is okay. Of course if Aruba is in any danger from Venezuela, that could really stick a fork in tourism!
I don’t see that Persistence is pulling out of Aruba based on their blog posting. Perhaps the boat and equipment will head home but in today’s post they talk about hoping to complete approx. 100 dives. Did I miss something?
I missed that info too about Persistence.
Is it possible they use another boat for the diving and Persistence is leaving because they are beginning the dives.
Betsy Where did you here/read they were leaving???
I heard some chatter about the NH case publicity and aruba wanting to kick out all of the DEA and NSA who are based there, no doubt Cheney is selling Natalee to the Dutch for the sake of “NATIONAL SECURITY”. This means there will be no justice for NH and Beth will soon be silenced too, just so Dick and George can kill Hugo Chavez and secure venzuela’s oil for Exxon Mobil. Bush and Cheney are a disgrace. No wonder his daughter is a dike.
If the ship is leaving, how could they make the dives in mid-ocean?
Lets see, the ship has been there for week after week and all of a sudden they are out of money ?
out of the blue ??
didnt someone see the money running a little low
a couple weeks ago.
why didnt they look at the interesting – favorable targets a couple weeks ago ?
instead of abandoning ship now?
i think the people on the ship have been doing great work – fantastic work – sacrificing their time in a dangerous situation BRAVO to all of them.
but something is really out of kilter about this developement
i think the whole story is not known
i just dont know what to think about this whole thing at this point
im dizzy from all the spinning going on.
if i was King for a day, and i knew i was running low on funds, i would have concentrated
on known targets instead of searching for new targets… but thats just me.
if im out of line, well so be it. i call em like i see em. and there wont be any sugar coating
from wolf hunters. its against my nature
its a bit like going on a long trip in an automobile across country to a SPECIFIC vacation spot but all along the way you keep spending money on little things and when you finally get there you are out of dough. you knew you only had so much but you kept spending it all the same. im mad as hell, not at the workers or the work they did, but holy moses. RESULTS are what matter.
“Persistence announces that they are leaving Aruba due to lack of funds to complete their mission to find Natalee”
Source or link for this statement pls.
SM: Kyle is the source and he posted it in the SM forum and the BFN forum. (klaasend)
The navy has a ship like the PERSISTENCE that they could send down there to finish the search. If the U S GOVT does not do something the republican party can forget about any more donation from me. For the last two and a half years the search for Natalee has got all of my donations.
BOYCOTT ARUBA UNTIL NATALEE GETS JUSTICE.
I hear what you’re saying Wolf Hunters and i agree with you. I was shocked to learn on Dateline that #171 viable targets have been located….BUT only 1 dive has occurred after all these weeks?? I don’t want to sound ungrateful coz i’m not for Mr. Shaffer (sp) the owner of the ship who so generously carried the costs of it being there all this time but to only make 1 dive in all that time is astounding. Maybe if we had more information on the how & whys it happened that way it would be easier to understand. The only thing more disturbing was hearing that Dave was told Natalee had been found before anyone was even sent down to inspect the trap before making that call.
# 26 LilPuma
Thanks LilPuma! I will!
Sorry bloggers, I was at a hockey game and have not been on for a while. I read about Persistence leaving on the “Blogs for Natalee” site.
I also checked the Persistence blog that still gives no indication that they are leaving. Do you think Oprah could help? What about Greta?
from the site, blogs for natalee…..
Posted by LegallyLex:
It is with sadness that I am reporting to everyone that the Persistence leaves Aruba tomorrow heading for home. As you are aware, the side scan sonar search is complete. There are many many targets for the ROV to look at. Sadly, this will not happen with the Persistence. The main reason is the lack of funding. This combined with the winter rough weather makes it difficult. John and the crew thank all of your for your help and many blessings and prayers you have provided. Please continue these prayers until the Persistence and crew makes it back to port in New Iberia.
I don’t know what to say! Everyone has tried. I urge you to continue to try to obtain donations so that a boat and ROV can go back and dive all the targets that the Persistence has collected. The feelings that John and the crew have are so mixed right now. I can only imagine… In any event, please continue with trying to get donations for the finishing of this search. I know I am… I will not give up.
Thanks everyone! You are the best!
It only needs a little spark….
Chavez warns for war
The Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez yesterday warned neighbour Colombia for war if the Colombian army crosses the border with Venezuela to kill rebels of the FARC. In such an action in Ecuador earlier in the day Paul Reyes, who serves as second in command of the Colombian Marxist movement, lost his live.
“President Uribe, think long and good about it. You better are not of the opinion to do so on our territory, because that would be a reason for war,” says Chávez. He called the Colombian action in Ecuadoran territory serious and unprecedented.
Chávez is trying to mediate in the conflict between the Colombian government and the FARC. Through his urging Wednesday four hostages of the FARC Friday were released. Last month the FARC already let go two hostages. The Venezuelan Minister of Foreign Affairs Nícolas Maduro said yesterday that this humanitarian process has taken a “heavy blow” inflicted by the action of Colombia.
J. Peters | 02-03-08 | 09:38 |
I’m tending to lean toward the situation on the Colombian / Venezuelan border and the taking out of the FARC commander as the reason Air Force 2 is in Aruba.
Chavez has been mobilizing the national guard along the border since January, and has been communicating directly with FARC. FARC is situated between the Venezuelan and the Colombian troops and are considered to be the ones who will spark hostilities.
Chavez needs a quick military success against ‘outside aggressors’ to distract from his internal problems.
If FARC / Venezuela open hostilities and Colombia can draw them into a protracted war Chavez will be finished because he won’t be able to feed his soldiers without starving the populace.
Colombia has better soldiers but Venezuela has a hardware advantage. My guess is the US may want to use the Dutch Islands as supply points to aid Colombia.
I’m leaning back toward the Persistence being asked to leave a possible war zone. The assassination of the FARC commander has pushed the envelope to the edge of the table.
Does Hugo Chavez have his eye on ARUBA I SURE HOPE SO.
BOYCOTT ARUBA UNTIL NATALEE GETS JUSTICE.
welcome to aruba,USA delegation, enjoy your vacation in paradise;
paranda bustours, parasailing, kite surfing,
horsebackriding, submarine dives, scubadiving,
golf,jetskyrides,surf,sky,casinos,best restaurants in the world, sip a pina colada under a coconut tree, thats life….in tropical paradise ARUBA….ONE HAPPY ISLAND…
IF CHAVES WANT TO JOIN IN , WHY NOT HES OUR NEIGHBOUR AND FRIEND…HE CAN SURE HELP AMERICA WITH ITS FINANCIAL PROBLEMS…
COME TO ARUBA ……ALWAYS WELCOME..
SAFEST ISLAND IN THE CARIBBEAN…
SM: If ya love Hugo so much, why don’t tou move to Venezuela? The lack of a brain by most of you comments is purposeful. That is obvious. What kind of a pathetic life do you really have where being troll is the bright spot of your day.
I really cannot even get upset with you as you are too pathetic.
We will all pray for you.
WATCH TV PROGRAM TONITE; ONE DAY IN LIFE OF…
10 PM LOCAL TIME; BY POENTJE CASTRO. YOU ARE A MASTER…… POENTJE
UNCOVER THE REAL PATRICK VAN EEM….
DONT MISS IT.
GET SOME R-E-A-L-I-T-Y …..
WHAT PATRICK DID WITH JORAN, I DID WITH PATRICK, SAID POENTJE…
Let’s hope the US offers Chavez a compromise: He doesn’t attack Columbia and he can have Aruba.
KLAASJE, YOU THINK YOU HAVE ALL THE RIGHT NUMBERS.
HOTELS ARE FULL AGAIN,LARGE CONVENTION GROUPS ARE ENJOYING RIGHT NOW IN ARUBA..
AMERICAN BRAZILLIANS AND AMERICAN ARGENTINIANS
FILLING ALL ROOMS OF MARRIOTT AND WESTIN HOTELS.
ENJOYING OUR SUGAR WHITE BEACHES…..
In that case Hugo Chavez should attack the hotels facing venezuela first and any retaliation from the dutch can be dealt with by Hugo’s good buddy in Iran, Machmud Ahmadinejad, the way he has been making trouble in Iraq. Carbooms in Arnhem, and Amsterdam could be on the way Iran retaliates.
# 48 Katablog
I could agree with: “… and he can have all the corrupt Arubans (and other corrupt Antillians)”.
Somebody really needs a reality check!!!!
SINCE THE OPENING OF RIO HOTEL FROM SPAIN,
EUROPEANS ARE POURING IN, FROM SPAIN, ITALY,
GERMANY, HOLLAND, ENGLAND, ECT,
WHEN THEY CHANGE THE EUROS FOR OUR MONEY FLORIN
THEY GET 100 EUROS – 270 FLORINS, THEY LOVE IT.
ITS SO CHEAP HERE THEY SAY, BUYING HOUSES, CONDOS, TIMESHARES,
WHEN ITS WINTER IN EUROPE, THEY STAY IN ARUBA
IN THEIR OWN PROPERTY….
BUT STILL NORTH AMERICAN TOURISTS ARE NO1 IN QUANTITY,SO YOU SEE THE BOYCOTT OF YOUR 12 MONKEYS AINT DOING A THING…..
JUST SOME REALITY…
I doubt if reality is very welcome in Aruba.
Might be Joran posting from the cuckoo house! Sure is one nasty individual!
HUGO CHAVES WE LOVE YOU….
SOCIAL DEMOCRATIC ELECTED PRESIDENT OF VENEZUELA.
NOW VENEZUELA IS OF EVERYBODY, HE ALWAYS SAYS..
FREE UNIVERSITIES, STUDY MEDICINE FOR FREE.
FREE SCHOOLS, FREE MEDICAL ASSISTANCE, FREE DENTAL CARE,FREE EYE SURGERIES, FOR THE FIRST
TIME IN VENEZUELA…..AVIALABLE TO EVERYBODY..
THIS IS WHAT I CALL SOCIAL…..
Ignore the trolls. We were told a few days ago, in an article, that a decision was coming up about the Persistence, as funds were running out.
Whatever the case, let’s keep plugging away at ways to raise cash … and above all, never forget that this search should be (in my eyes, anyway) the duty of the Dutch and of Aruba.
Maybe EURobert can help take the lead in seeking donations from the Dutch? I’ve written to Jossy Mansur before about this, and will do so again.
By the way, has there been any confirmation yet about Cheney, or anyone else from the White House, being in Aruba? I haven’t seen it … any more than I’ve seen anything about Joran being in the nut house.
I too will pray for “reality”. I lived many years in Aruba and I know first hand the “reality” of paradise.
# 56 Richard
Maybe it’s an idea to write to Aruban businesses and organisations; that would be a great opportunity for them to show their good will! And in the end to make some sort of peace with all that feel hurt or offended by this whole ordeal.
I don’t think a search by divers to specific locations would cost millions or even hundred of thousands of dollars, so Aruban funds might be more than enough.
Maybe if all the visitors of Scared Monkeys and maybe other blogs, in a coordinated effort.., write or sign a letter that we could send to the different – decent – businesses or something.
I’m sure we could do that.
Nothing in this world is for free!
Everything what a government pays for, is paid from the tax payers money, called Revenue!
The government money is the peoples money!
And btw, all of this “free-stuff” is just the basics and no luxury whatsoever.
E.g. by the dentist, they pull out the tooth ($15.-), it will be not fixed with a gold-crown ($1000.–).
How does reality have so much information about the tourist business and the daily exchange rates? How does reality have the demographics for the origination of tourists visiting the island and staying in each hotel. How does reality know exactly how many monkeys are at the travel show? If I didn’t know better, I would think that reality is our friend Rob Smith from ATA.
Hey Bobby, how’s it going? Was Boston a little scarey so you stayed home this weekend? Maybe one of your potential Boston tourists gave you the flu? Maybe one of your children who hasn’t been raped and murdered has a special family event this weekend that you will be able to attend, unlike the Holloways.
Bobby, sweetie,you don’t seem to understand that we don’t give a damn who visits one crappy little island as long as they aren’t US citizens. You see, the scumbags who run your sandbar are corrupt and they did a terrible injustice to one of our own. Since you aren’t part of the solution, then you are, by definition, part of the problem. Other countries who come to one crappy island will soon experience your graft and corruption. They will also take their money and run. You will soon realize that your bandaids aren’t healing the wound and the wound isn’t going away. It’s actually growing and your entire little volcanic ash pile is being sucked in. The best thing that you sandflies can do is come clean. Let us know who is responisible for Natalee (in addition to Urine and Paulass), arrest them, and tell us where Natalee is. Run out the corrupt scum who were involved in the cover up and the rest of you sandflies can get on with your lives. Right now, you’re only making things worse and in the deepest recesses of your conscience, you know that we are right because you would do the same if Natalee was one of yours.
OK here’s my plan; I think with only these four things we could start an effective money-raising campagne at Aruba:
• A bank-account number that is easy to donate money on, of for instance Texas Equu-Search. (Of all the different credit-card organisations and paying methods I think a bank-account-number is the most accessible; at least for me. And that way we can donate some – more – money ourselves as well.)
• A list of the – decent – Aruban businesses and organisations; WITH THEIR EMAILADRESSES (which list is easy to paste in your email-messenger).
• One official and VERY EFFECTIVE standard-letter that we all can email to the businesses and organisations, so they all get hundreds of emails!
• One person who coordinates the whole “blogs”-money-raising-campagne!
Hey reality, aka Rob Smith,
Your bravado and proAruba rhetoric will no doubt sound quite impressive to the corrupt pondscum that runs your sandbar. I do hope that you get at least a few pats on the back. Please don’t forget, though, that these scumbags will throw you under the bus in a heartbeat to feather their own nests. Your success on one crappy little island is really quite tenuous at best because of who you work for. Your ultimate security is knowing right from wrong and doing the correct thing. One day, we will all tell you that we told you so.
Maybe we can give Joe Kennedy and Aruba to Chavez.
I’m sure the Persistence crew is very weary. Tossed around by 14 ft waves, that was dangerous. Well I’m proud and grateful for all the help, time and money they have donated. Christmas away from their families was very generous. Come home and rest. Have a safe journey to the US. Your families are waiting for you.
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I do have to comment that Reality could not be Rob Smith. Rob is an articulate American and would know that the new hotel is: Riu NOT Rio and, as an American, he could never support Chaves’ socialism because WE know it doesn’t work.
I just read a news article on the KRIS TV website that said that Chavez is sending 10 battalions to the Colombian border and is recalling his embassy personnel from Bogota.
This could get bad.
If Rob Smith is an American, then he’s even worse than I thought. He’s sold his soul to the corruption on that sandbar and it will all come back to haunt him.
It sounds like Persistence might be getting safely out of the way.
Chavez sends tanks to Colombia border
Sun 2 Mar 2008, 18:29 GMT
CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela President Hugo Chavez ordered tank battalions to the Colombian border and mobilized warplanes on Sunday after Colombian troops struck inside Ecuador in an attack on rebels.
The families of the crew are probably pretty worried about their loved ones and Chavez, also the owner of the vessel might want it safety out of way. Can’t blame them. Full speed ahead.
Is it possible that Joran supporters posted that info that Persistence was leaving to get poeple to not donate. I have still not seen that info from anywhere except a post.
Can someone please get an official answer from
the Persistence team.
SM: It is official, the Persistence left Aruba this morning (klaasend)
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I just dont know what to think or say about all of this, I’m just overwhelmed!
The Dutch have a relatively strong military, and have been stalwart allies of ours in the WOT. Their military is geared for a European war, however.
They will have a problem if Venezuela takes the ABC islands because they do not have the logistical base to keep their aircraft over the battle zone for extended periods. If they were forced to refuel at St. Marteen their F-16′s would lose 2/3 of their range just to refueling runs.
Without consistent air coverage they can’t safely deploy their Navy.
Their submarines could blockade Venezuela, but their diesel subs would probably have to take turns running back to Holland at 10 MPH to refuel / rearm.
It looks like they need to keep the islands from being taken and that they need NATO’s help. That’s my best guess at this point on why the American contingent is there now.
This is just speculation on my part.
Here is one Holiday Inn officer where we could focus our communications. I have already sent him an appeal for Persistence and reminded him that Natalee, as a paying guest, was initially victimized in his casino by an underaged Aruban resident who was known to the employees of his hotel. Wouldn’t it be nice if he has a flood of emails tomorrow morning?
Senior Media Relations Manager,
Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express,
InterContinental Hotels Group, Atlanta, US
Telephone +1 (770) 604 5271
A reality check
along with a
bloody game of
“Cowboys and Indians”
I love this country and, although some of our politics can be a little on the “hard-handed” side, I am proud to be a citizen of the United States. There is Freedom and Justice for all.
Aruba will have its’ turn. But in the meantime, there will be words of warning, pleas for liberty and cries for amends.
No Justice in Aruba, No Tourists!
Sometimes I think that it’s time for a woman in the white house to deal with family-related issues. There are far too many innocent people being swallowed up by organized crime, and secret organizations never to be seen again; EVEN Children.
If there is any nation that can put a stop to the madness, it is the land of the Free. We have a whole branch of government dedicated to those very things, both here and abroad; but the ability to enforce those laws has been lacking. We have the support of the United Nations which has come to see the need of policing the world in such things as kidnapping, international transport and eventual trafficking of not only American citizens but citizens accross the board.
Perhaps it IS time for the U.S. State Department to step up to the pump, not only in Columbia, Venezuella and Aruba; but in the European and Oriental countries, as well. We live in the ‘New Age’ where we have every gadget money can buy; and, yet, a girl can’t celebrate her high-school graduation without falling victim to an organized element of criminals that the State Department has been researching for years. No one can tell me that the U.S. isn’t aware that Aruba is corrupt to the core; taking a bite of every hand that will feed them. Human Traffickers, Drug Lords and Dealers, Gamblers, Prostitutes and their Pimps as well as Money Launderers. Perhaps it’s time they answer to someone and since Queen Bea has lost her voice in anything having to do with Justice, perhaps it’s time for our own Justice Department to step in.
To Everything, There is a Season…
Justice for Natalee!
nc tripp and all those that dont like the caps please allow just this once… since i had already contacted the aruba travel agencies that sent me brochures.. to share how i fe about their disgusting island and its laws.. the lady from one of the agencies .. quickly responded to my email much to my surprise.. seems like i ruffled her feather.. any ways allow me . to paste it as i had already written her before nctriips request…sorry … read..Before you condemn the Aruba government, you should review the crime statistics in the USA. You will find tens of thousands of missing persons, coeds murdered and all kind of crimes, such as a mother who drowned her three children which was reported several days, a horrendous amount of homocides. Put your house in order before you criticize Aruba.
Sent: Fri, 29 Feb 2008 9:28 pm
Subject: visiting aruba
THERES NO WAY I WOULD VISIT ARUBA
YOUR ISLAND IS NOT SAFE… YOUR INTEREST IS THE MONEY AMERICANS CAN BRING TO THE ISLAND. YOU OFFER NOTHING IN RETURN TO PROTECT THE SAFETY OF AMERICANS. NATALIE HOLLOWAY DISAPPEARED ON YOUR ISLAND. YOU DID NOTHING TO BRING JUSTICE TO HER FAMILY…
INSTEAD YOUR ISLAND AS CORRUPT AND EVIL AS IT IS.. FAILS TO PROVIDE A SAFE INVIROMENT. YOU HAVE REFUSED TO BRING HER KILLER TO JUSTICE. INSTEAD YOU HAVE ALLOWED PAUULUS VANDERSLOOT TO COVER UP THE CRIME AND PAY PEOPLE OFF TO KEEP THEIR MOUTHS SHUT.. ITS NO WONDER THE DEEPAL BROTHERS ARE AFRAID. THEY FEAR WHAT THE JUDGE WANNA BE WILL HAVE SOMEONE DO TO THEM.
YOURS LAWS YOUR LEGAL SYSTEM IS A BIG JOKE IN AMERICA… GO TO scaredmonkeys.com
i invite you to see how many americans feel
I KNOW THAT THERE ARE MANY GOOD PEOPLE IN ARUBA.. BUT TOO MANY BAD PEOPLE MAKE IT TOTALY UNSAFE… PRIOR TO NATALIES DISAPPEARANCE WE HAD CONSIDERED VISITING ARUBA.. NATALEE IS NOT THE ONLY PERSON KILLED AND DISAPPEARED IN ARUBA…
FIX YOUR PROBLEMS… NATALIE WILL BE FOUND… YOUR ECONOMY will suffer………
Before you condemn the Aruba government, you should review the crime statistics in the USA.
i left her comment out … sorry
here it is
You will find tens of thousands of missing persons, coeds murdered and all kind of crimes, such as a mother who drowned her three children which was reported several days, a horrendous amount of homocides. Put your house in order before you criticize Aruba.
Dont you just love it.. her short comment… oviously defensive…i wrote her back to say.. that even so we have crime.. we prosecute those that commit crimes..we dont cover evidence pay people off and intimate others.. you would of thought her response would be to convince me that im wrong… she didnt care as is the attitude in aruba… they realy could care less about the money they are loosing and will loose..
I JUST HAVE ONE THING TO SAY
SHUDDUP JORAN …
Excuse me; but our President, equal to your Prime Minister, would never discourage the discovery of a missing person in order to spare 97,000 of his inhabitants the embarrassment of exposing their religious or cultural practices of voodoo, cannibalism, human sacrificing or the stabbing torture of women and children.
No one is safe from the blood hungry beast that lives in Aruba and as long as your political leaders and your public officials are operating under the policies of Prime Minister Nelson Oduber; you will, forever, be under our spot light.
Patti: “I think that it’s time for a woman in the white house”
Too bad we only have PIPS, the (fake) Messiah, and McAmnesty to choose from.
reality? GET REAL BOY. LET THE EUROPEANS COME . AT LEAST THEY ARE NOT AMERICANS! LET’S SEE HOU MANY EUROPEANS YOU GUYS CAN RAPE AND PILLAGE THIS YEAR.
Sigh, I said it before, and I’ll say it again. Condolessa Rice knew all along that there were other things brewing in the Carribbean. That is why she went to see Beth. I feel sure that Ms. Rice told Beth that the US could not rock the boat in Aruba over Natalee because there were “must larger issues” at stake. This policy will continue as Chavez threatens war in the area. No justice for Natalee from the US government. Scared Monkeys and Tx Equusearch will have to bring it about.
justice for natalee
molly in houston
Hey, I know! I was just thinking how great it would be if a REAL female leader would throw her hat in the ring… politics!?!?!?!
You may be right, but how sad that the U.S. feels it has to kiss butt in Aruba in order to keep their tracking devices there. I suppose that Aruba is even biting our hand as we pay them millions of dollars each year to operate that military station as they show no appreciation for true justice and liberty.
As far as Chavez goes, it’s no surprise that he might try to steal the spotlight in some military maneuvering. He, too, is Arawak and the Nations consider themselves a united brotherhood, brethren. Aruba is in trouble and it won’t be long before it sinks, both politically, as well as, financially. One can only wonder why he would be flexing his muscles. Personally, I think it’s a ploy. There’s something he’s protecting and this threat of war is nothing more than a smoke screen.
We know who supplies most the worlds cocaine and ecstasy and how powerful the ones are that are at the helm… the underground economy, made up mostly of drug money just took a major blow…
Chavez to the Rescue!
There is no wonder that the Persistance left the area. The anti-Christian and anti-American sentiments must be at an all-time high! And, we were hoping to conduct a search near Venezuellan International waters.
Chavez will not attack Aruba. That would invoke a NATO respons.