The Success of Socialism: Part 13 — Venezuelan oil production drops again

From CNNMoney: Venezuela is inching closer to collapse by Patrick Gillespie | January 9, 2018 | 1:02 PM ET Venezuela has more oil than any other nation in the world, but it keeps pumping less and less. Oil production fell in December to one of its lowest points in three decades, further depriving the cash-strapped …

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Kim Jong-un: Forget the crazy image in the media, because this man is both able and dangerous

From The Wall Street Journal: South Korea Wants to Talk Olympics (And Nuclear Weapons) With North Seoul seeks to meet next week at DMZ By Andrew Jeong | Updated January 2, 2018 | 9:03 a.m. ET SEOUL—South Korea proposed talks with North Korea over its possible involvement in next month’s Winter Olympics—and Kim Jong Un’s …

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The Success of Socialism: Part 12 — Children are dying of malnutrition in #Venezuela

From The New York Times: As Venezuela collapses, children are dying of hunger For five months, The New York Timestracked 21 public hospitals in Venezuela. Doctors are seeing record numbers of children with severe malnutrition. Hundreds have died. By Meredith Kohut and Isayen Herrera | December 17, 2017 Hunger has stalked Venezuela for years. Now, …

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The United Nations is not some form of world government It has no authority whatsoever over American government decisions

From The Hill: UN Security Council weighs resolution saying Jerusalem decisions are void By Max Greenwood | December 16, 2017 | 03:04 PM EST The United Nations (U.N.) Security Council is weighing a draft resolution that would essentially seek to nullify any move to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The resolution, drafted by …

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Is CNN trying to become Fair and Balanced?

They actually presented a fair article about President Trump! Donald Trump — keeper of promises Analysis by Stephen Collinson, CNN | Updated 6:24 AM ET, Thursday, December 7, 2017 Washington (CNN) A politician who actually does what he told voters he would do seems almost unfathomable in Washington, a town of broken promises. For Donald …

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The Success of Socialism: Part 11 — Leaky roofs

Bleak photos of daily life in poverty-stricken rural villages in North Korea. See gallery: https://t.co/1tsgc9tB4Z pic.twitter.com/BrpVCYif9E — IBTimes UK (@IBTimesUK) December 2, 2017 And the article, from International Business Times: Bleak photos of daily life in poverty-stricken rural villages in North Korea Ed Jones captures a world far from the gleaming skyscrapers, wide boulevards and …

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The United Auto Workers want to unionize Toyota’s largest American plant. What could possibly go wrong?

From the Lexington Herald-Leader: Toyota tells Georgetown plant it needs to cut costs or else, media reports say By Trey Crumbie | tcrumbie@herald-leader.com | November 22, 2017 03:20 PM Georgetown: Toyota, the Japanese-based automobile manufacturer, has told the workers at its Georgetown plant to cut costs or face an uncertain future, according to Bloomberg News. …

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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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The Success of Socialism: Part 9 — #Venezuela is in default

From CNN Money: Venezuela just defaulted, moving deeper into crisis by Patrick Gillespie | November 14, 2017 | 8:10 AM ET Venezuela, a nation spiraling into a humanitarian crisis, has missed a debt payment. It could soon face grim consequences. The South American country defaulted on its debt, according to a statement issued Monday night …

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Our second worst President spouts more bovine feces

I have previously apologized for my vote for Jimmy Carter in 1976, but it has become clear that I need to do so again! Jimmy Carter: What I’ve learned from North Korea’s leaders By Jimmy Carter | October 4, 2017 | 7:45 PM EDT As the world knows, we face the strong possibility of another …

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