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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

 

Venezuela Experiencing The Joy Of Socialism


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Roanoke Times, 7-11-2017, Pg 3: WaPo:  Chronic shortages of food and 700% annual inflation have hit Venezuela’s population hard.
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A description of the pitiful and deteriorating quality of life being experienced by a typical family in Venezuela.
Absent from this sad tale is the cause and effect of Hugo Chávez and his imposition of total Socialism on Venezuela from 1999 to 2013.
Not surprising that a Washington Post article would avoid pointing out yet another experiment in Socialism has bit the dust bringing massive pain and suffering to its subjects.
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The Socialism Mantra:
Let’s scrap things that work for things that sound good!
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Chávez was cut from the same socialist cloth as Obama, however, Obama was constrained by a two-term limit, determined opposition party and a time honored Constitution; therefore, his “Socialistic Changes We Are Enduring”, like massive debt, massive dependency upon government support  and profoundly failing ObamaCare, have not yet brought down our economy.
However, his disciples like Bernie Sanders and Pocahontas-Warren are working diligently to complete the Socialization of the US.
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Chávez was unconstrained in imposing Socialism throughout the country and economy with great adoration for his idol Fidel Castro.
Confiscation and Nationalization of the oil industry was the beginning of the end for the Venezuelan economic model, in effect he “killed the goose that was laying their golden eggs”.
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March 2013:  Hugo Chavez Leaves Venezuela Rich in Oil, But Ailing
“Venezuela's oil wealth fueled Hugo Chavez's socialist programs at home and policies abroad, but the world's largest petroleum reserves were never enough to deliver prosperity in his 14-year rule.
One of Chavez's final acts, ordered last month from his hospital bed, was to cut the price of the national currency by a third—the seventh devaluation of his presidency—in an attempt to narrow a staggering deficit with a hike in the cost of living for Venezuelans. He died yesterday at the age of 58, leaving behind a nation struggling with shortages of housing, food, goods, and electricity, along with high inflation and rampant crime.”
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Reflections On The Democrat, CNN, Socialism LoveFest
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Bernie Sanders The Consummate Pied Piper
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Obama And The Churchill Bust
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