October 17, 2006

Is Bush Ready To Flee To Paraguay?

A wierd story via Mike Whitney:
Prensa Latina News Agency reports that “Luis D. Elia, Undersecretary for the Social Habitat in the Argentine Federal Planning Ministry, issued a memo in which he spoke of the purchase by Bush of a 98,842 acre farm in Northern Paraguay, between Brazil and Bolivia”. (Oct 13)
More here. As one commenter said, 98,000 acres is a HECKUVA LOT of brush to clear, even for the Human Shrub!

Paraguay is renowned as a refuge for WWII Nazi War Criminals, and has lately figured as a close ally of the USA in a region turning increasingly anti-American. Still, a funny old place to retire to...


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