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March 6, 2013 - 4:18 pm

If you’re wondering: I’ll be going out of my way to avoid Citgo until the end of time.

A lot of folks don’t seem to be pleased Citgo placed the American, Texas and Citgo flags all at half-staff outside the refinery on Nueces Bay Boulevard this morning.

The company is a subsidiary of the Venezuelan national oil company. In case you weren’t aware, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez died yesterday following a lengthly battle with cancer.

Citgo released the following statement on death of Chavez on Tuesday:

“President Hugo Chávez of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela leaves behind a legacy of support for the underprivileged and promotion of social justice that transcends geographical boundaries. We at Citgo Petroleum Corporation are deeply saddened by the news of his passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and the people of Venezuela in this time of grief.”

More about Citgo’s praise for a thug at the link.

Bryan Preston has been a leading conservative blogger and opinionator since founding his first blog in 2001. Bryan is a military veteran, worked for NASA, was a founding blogger and producer at Hot Air, was producer of the Laura Ingraham Show and, most recently before joining PJM, was Communications Director of the Republican Party of Texas.

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Glad there's no Citgos here in Toledo (at least, I haven't seen any.)
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