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Venezuela: There’s No Disaster
Quite Like The Collapse Of Socialism

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Posted By: RockyTCB, 6/6/2019 7:06:36 AM

Even while surrounded by military dictatorships and poverty, Venezuela at one time prospered with a strong economy and stable society. Today, three Latin American nations produce more oil than Venezuela, though it has the world’s largest proven reserves of crude, and just getting sick is nearly the same as death for some children. It has rightly been called the “biggest economic disaster in modern history.” “Hospital shortages,” says the headline of an Agence France-Presse story posted on Yahoo News in late May, are “a death sentence for Venezuelan children.” Half of the children who aren’t dying can’t get enough to eat.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: HerbVA 6/6/2019 7:20:13 AM (No. 91773)
And this is exactly what the democrats want for us.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Krause 6/6/2019 7:37:24 AM (No. 91782)
This Madura theif up there with Hitler in his evilness.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: MattMusson 6/6/2019 8:01:23 AM (No. 91795)
To address the problem of hunger, Venezuela has made it illegal to write that someone died of starvation on their Death Certificate. Problem solved.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 6/6/2019 8:05:57 AM (No. 91800)
But, the dims claim that the socialism they want for us will be new and improved. And that American socialism would be nothing like Venezuela's. As Adolf Hitler was once quoted, ""If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed."
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Northcross 6/6/2019 8:42:02 AM (No. 91828)
Send the Democrat presidential candidates down there. They will fix Venezuela in a matter of days or weeks because only they know how to make socialism improve life for almost everybody.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Clinger 6/6/2019 8:47:00 AM (No. 91836)
I can see that people can be so self centered that they are willing to inflict unmitigated disaster on humanity to line their own pockets and elevate themselves to positions of power. That I get. It's harder for me to grasp how they, the current cabal pushing for socialism, think that they will be among the ruling elite after the dust settles. Ask Trotsky or Lenin how that worked out for them. Most revolutions result in something completely different that that which was envisioned by the revolutionaries. Look at us, that magnificent declaration of independence, all the blood spilled in its cause, and we were willing to make Washington a king.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: jeffkinnh 6/6/2019 9:30:56 AM (No. 91879)
An article recently pointed out that Mexico nationalized its oil and minerals back in 1938. Since no one could make any money on them, the developers left, production dropped, and workers wages (one supposed reason for nationalization) fell. It is ALWAYS the same result. When people cannot make a profit on what they produce, they stop producing. The economy stagnates and EVERYONE suffers. The foot in the door is always buzzwords like fairness and equality. It is NEVER delivered. When nothing is produced, the only thing to "share" is poverty, misery, and death. We moaned when inflation was 14% under Carter. Venezuela is facing 130,000% inflation and worthless money. WHY would anyone risk that. Turning your economy over to socialists would be the same as turning your car over to a mechanic whose history is that 100% of the cars he works on explode and burn up. WHY does anyone listen to these people? They should be tarred and feathered and run out of town on a rail.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: HotRod 6/6/2019 10:14:33 AM (No. 91907)
There were enough poor, under educated people in Venezuela to believe the propaganda of a dictator, who promised everything. The same thing happened to Cuba, when Castro took power. The people were initially happy and encouraged, because Baptista, who was a dictator too, was unpopular- even though he was more benevolent and Cuba was prospering. As went Cuba, so goes Venezuela.
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