The Success of Socialism: Part 10 — North Korean soldier infested with parasites

Remember, The Washington Post is not exactly a pro-Trump newspaper: What the parasites in a defector’s stomach tell us about North Korea By Cleve R. Wootson Jr. | November 19, 2017 | 1:49 PM The North Korean defector had sped across the demilitarized zone in a stolen jeep, then crawled south as the men who …

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Democrisy! “Responsible Wealth” want other millionaires to pay higher taxes No mention is made as to whether they voluntarily contribute more

The tweet caught my eye: NEW: Over 400 U.S. millionaires and billionaires are sending a letter to Congress this week telling Republicans to RAISE, not cut, their taxes https://t.co/65jIj2LljD #taxes — Heather Long (@byHeatherLong) November 13, 2017 And it led me to the story: More than 400 millionaires tell Congress: Don’t cut our taxes By …

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Октябрьская Pеволюция

Под громадным давлением Кайзер Вильгельм II и Имперское германское правительство запечатали Владимира Ленина в поезде и отправили его из ссылки в Швейцарию обратно в Россию. Германия надеялась, что товарищ Ленин подрывает Временное правительство Александра Керенского и вытеснит Россию из войны. Первое действие коммунизма было одним из разрушений. And in 100 years, nothing has changed. The …

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The Success of Socialism: Venezuela, with world’s largest proven petroleum reserves, is about to run out of gasoline!

Advierten que Venezuela sólo tiene gasolina para un día El secretario de profesionales y técnicos de la Federación de Trabajadores Petroleros, Iván Freites, informó que la escasez se debe a la merma en la refinación. Venezuela, país productor de petróleo, atraviesa una nueva crisis por la falta de gasolina en las estaciones de servicio. Desde …

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The Success of Socialism: Part 8 — The New Republic calls for more socialism, just as socialism has killed Venezuela

Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher of the United Kingdom once said: Socialist governments traditionally do make a financial mess. They always run out of other people’s money. It’s quite a characteristic of them. They then start to nationalise everything, and people just do not like more and more nationalisation, and they’re now trying to control …

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The success of socialism: Part 7 — Venezuela is near collapse

I “know” Patrick Gillespie only due to a very brief correspondence, via Twitter personal messaging, after I criticized an article of his. He defended his position, but retained a courteous tone, which I appreciated. From CNN’s digital politics e-zine, State: Venezuela’s dreams are dying The tragic impact of a country’s collapse. By Patrick Gillespie | …

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The Democrats want us to take the same path as France

From CNNMoney: France is the weakest of Europe’s big 3 economies by Ivana Kottasová | April 23, 2017: 9:34 PM ET France is stuck in a major rut. Europe’s third biggest economy has suffered years of anemic growth, high unemployment and budget deficits, while neighbors such as Germany and the U.K. have enjoyed a stronger …

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The Success of Socialism: Part 6

“Socialist governments traditionally do make a financial mess. They always run out of other people’s money.” — Margaret Thatcher That was February 5, 1976. And now, 41 years later, a Socialist government, in an oil exporting country, has run out of other people’s money: Venezuela is down to its last $10 billion by Patrick Gillespie …

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Welfare for the well-to-do

Trump’s child care plan is a gift to the rich, new @TaxPolicyCenter analysis finds https://t.co/KiOM7K0tSc #JointAddress — Heather Long (@byHeatherLong) February 28, 2017 And now, the article: Trump’s child care plan is gift to the rich, report says by Heather Long | @byHeatherLong | February 28, 2017: 7:06 PM ET President Donald Trump has vowed …

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The left rediscover federalism

From The Boston Globe: Liberals are reconsidering federalism in the wake of Trump By Renée Loth | Boston Globe Columnist | January 09, 2017 With all of official Washington in the grip of Republicans, and an autocratic — not to say imperial — figure in the White House, many liberals are taking a second look …

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