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Consider the number of unambiguously _non_tyrannical, democratically 
eleced  presidents who ended up  dead, in prison for life, or in exile 
because they displeased the U.S. -- i.e., they  were loyal to their own 
people rather than to EXXON, United Fruit, etc.

Here's a quick list. I'm sure others could be added.

Lumumba. Mossedegh. Arbenz. Juan Bosch. Aristide. Manuel Zelaya.

Now, of course, the "loyalty" demanded is not so much to  one 
corporation or one nation as  to international capital. (It's called a 
"friendly climate for business.") See Ellen Meiksins  Wood, _Empire of 
Capital_.

Carrol