June 23, 2018

Central America’s fake refugees – and Venezuela’s real ones

Nothing makes the middle finger-infused migrant drama at the Tijuana border look more plastic and phony than news of the real one, over in Venezuela, as real refugees pour over borders. It sounds harsh, and maybe there are a few valid sob stories among the handpicked group chosen to “challenge” the mighty yánqui empire for the “right” […]

Trump May Cut Off Socialist Venezuela’s Last Leg.

President Donald Trump’s administration is considering placing an embargo on Venezuelan oil, which could be the final blow to an economy and nation that are on the verge of total collapse. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in early February that the administration might impose restrictions on Venezuelan oil imports in order to pressure socialist […]

2017: The Year Venezuela’s Socialism Caused Undeniable Chaos.

Venezuela 2017: Socialist Policies Take Humanitarian Toll as Country Enters Dictatorship. Although Venezuela’s problems began with the election of the authoritarian left-wing revolutionary Hugo Chávez in 1998, 2017 was the year that the country’s problems became too catastrophic for even the world’s most ardent socialists to defend. Politically, the year has been defined by Nicolás Maduro’s socialist […]

Venezuela’s socialist utopia ends up in the toilet

Venezuela has fallen into an economic pit. Dirty air and water have caused widespread sickness. A drought has led to pervasive water and electricity shortages. The country’s economy has contracted and inflation runs in the triple digits. Food, medicine and common items like toilet paper are increasingly scarce. Violent crime ravages the streets. To be […]

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