An offer of free heating oil from a critic of President Bush will be rejected by four remote Alaska villages.
Leaders of the Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association said Thursday that they will not accept oil for residents of Nelson Lagoon, Atka, St. Paul and St. George offered by Venezuela President Hugo Chavez out of loyalty to Bush and the country.
Chavez last week called President Bush "a devil" and made other inflammatory comments about the United States.
"Despite the critical need for fuel in our region, the Unangan (Aleut) people are Americans first, and we cannot support the political agenda attached to this donation," leaders of the Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association said in a prepared statement Thursday.
Friday, September 29, 2006
Alaska Villages to Chavez: Bugger off
Looks like Alaskan tribes are telling Chavez to bugger off (in a polite way):