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Trump Sanctions Russian Oil Giant In Push For Freedom In Venezuela

February 19, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The Trump administration announced Tuesday it has imposed sanctions on a Russian state-controlled oil company that does business with the Venezuelan regime of Nicolas Maduro, the socialist strongman clinging to power as an illegitimate president in the South American nation more than a year after the country’s legislature voted to remove […]

At White House, New Venezuelan First Lady Tells Of ‘Life And Death’ Fight To Oust Maduro Dictatorship

March 28, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The wife of the interim president of Venezuela, visiting the White House on Wednesday, said her country is engaged in a life-and-death struggle against an embattled dictatorship. “We’re fighting for life and death, and we know that what will triumph in the end is life,” said Fabiana Rosales, whose husband, Juan […]

No One Is Safe In Maduro’s Venezuela

February 27, 2019 by

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By Ana Quintana ~ Univision news anchor Jorge Ramos and his team were detained in the presidential palace of Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela on Monday evening. After Ramos inquired about electoral fraud and human rights abuses, and played a video of hungry Venezuelans rummaging through garbage, Maduro’s thugs confiscated their equipment and apprehended the journalists. […]

Liberty v. Socialism: Trump on Foreign and Domestic Socialists

February 20, 2019 by

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Trump’s address on socialism to Americans of Venezuelan descent is enlightening.  ~ Mark Alexander  ~   “We must make our election between economy and Liberty, or profusion and servitude.” —Thomas Jefferson (1816) It is no coincidence that on the day after Donald Trump delivered an address on socialism to Americans of Venezuelan descent, socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders announced another presidential […]

Trump Says Venezuela Crisis Marks ‘Twilight Hour Of Socialism’

February 20, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The movement for freedom in Venezuela reveals that the “twilight hour of socialism has arrived in our hemisphere,” President Donald Trump said Monday night in a speech in Miami. “The Venezuelan people have spoken, and the world has heard their beautiful voice,” Trump said in his remarks at Florida International University […]

What to do About the Growing Popularity of Socialism

August 30, 2018 by

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By Brad Wenstrup  ~  Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, 28, defeated the third-most powerful Democrat in the House of Representatives, Joe Crowley. (Pphoto: Marco Garcia/Reuters/Newscom) Twenty-eight-year-old democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez jumped into the national spotlight when she defeated longtime Congressman Joseph Crowley in the New York Democratic primary in June. Many view her, along with socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders, […]

Inflation To Hit 1 Million Percent In Collapsing, Socialist Venezuela

July 27, 2018 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Venezuela’s inflation may hit 1 million percent by the end of the year, the International Monetary Fund announced on Monday. This incredible hyperinflation is reminiscent of Weimar Germany during the years immediately after World War I, in which wheelbarrows full of cash were required to buy bare essential items, like a […]

Nets Barely Notice Venezuela’s Vote For Dictatorship

August 1, 2017 by

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By Mike Ciandella ~ Venezuela’s president held a sham election on July 30 that created an assembly out of his own supporters, to bypass that country’s elected representatives and rewrite the constitution. But, inexcusably, the broadcast networks seem to be going out of their way to avoid reporting on this glaring example of how socialism […]

Venezuelan Misery

August 1, 2017 by

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By Herbert London ~ Winston Churchill made the telling observation that socialism can provide equality, but it is the equality of misery; while capitalism offers the inequality of prosperity and plenty. History has reinforced this belief many times and now we are living through this nightmare yet again in a place Hugo Chavez of Venezuela […]

Venezuela Descends Into Dictatorship, But Networks Can’t Be Bothered

July 26, 2017 by

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By Mike Ciandella ~ Venezuela’s oppressive, socialist president hopes to seize even more power, yet the broadcast networks continue to largely ignore his country’s violent descent into dictatorship. With over 100 Venezuelans dead from the rapidly escalating violence between the government and protesters, a special vote will take place on July 30 to give authoritarian […]

The Benefits Of Chavez Socialism In Venezuela

August 15, 2015 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Then: Seven years ago a collective of our snowfield socialists – including the ABC’s Phillip Adams, propagandist John Pilger, the Greens’ Kerry Nettle and Kevin Rudd’s nephew Van Thanh Rudd – begged Venezuelan strongman Hugo Chavez to come teach Australians a lesson: Every country has its own traditions and culture and […]

What Do Americans Think About Liberty?

July 4, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post  ~ Right Analysis ~   On July 3, 1776, the day before signing the Declaration of Independence from England, John Adams stirringly penned, “I am well aware of the Toil and Blood and Treasure, that it will cost Us to maintain this Declaration, and support and defend these States. Yet through all […]

The Truth About Government Ammo Purchases

March 8, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ “There is but one straight course, and that is to seek truth and pursue it steadily.” –George Washington The last few months have seen troubling news of massive government purchases of ammunition. Agencies from the Social Security Administration to the Department of Agriculture to the Department of Homeland Security have purchased […]

Venezuelan Thug Dies, Socialists Mourn

March 6, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ The Foundation “In a despotic government, the only principle by which the tyrant who is to move the whole machine means to regulate and manage the people is fear, by the servile dread of his power. But a free government, which of all others is far the most preferable, cannot be […]

Reckless And Outrageous: Chavez Heir Accuses U.S. Of Murder

March 6, 2013 by

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By Ray Walser ~ The government of Venezuela has announced that Hugo Chavez died this afternoon. His death was not unexpected. What is unexpected is what occurred earlier today. Vice President Nicolas Maduro—Chavez’s heir apparent—informed a televised audience that Chavez was the victim of an attack by his enemies. “We have not a single doubt […]

Arizona Leading The March Back To Sovereignty

May 28, 2010 by

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By Peter Huessy Arizona’s new immigration law is a copy of a 1940 Federal statute requiring non-citizens to show their papers. It allows local and state law enforcement to join in the fight to stop illegal immigration. Open border advocates are opposed. So-called civil libertarians are aghast. Why? It is simple. If local and state […]

The Jews Of Venezuela

May 25, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba A few days ago a friend linked me to a video about the Jews of Venezuela which I posted on my blog because, as a student of history, I know that whatever first happens to Jews anywhere eventually happens in a similar fashion to people everywhere. They lose their freedom and then […]

Putting Our Economy In The Hands Of Chavez Fans

December 17, 2009 by

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By Andrew Bolt TonyfromOz prefaces ….. This post deals with a couple of the interviews taken from one of the Forums. Some World leaders and some other Countries representatives were scheduled to speak as part of the usual UN policy of allowing each Country to say a set piece. Each speaker was given a time […]

Why Parents Don’t Trust The Educator-In-Chief And His Comrades

September 5, 2009 by

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By Michelle Malkin They think we’re crazy. “They” are the sneering defenders of Barack Obama who can’t fathom the backlash against the president’s nationwide speech to schoolchildren next Tuesday. “We” are parents with eyes wide open to the potential for politicized abuse in America’s classrooms. Ask moms and dads in Farmington, Utah, who discovered this […]

Don’t Cry For Me, Venezuela

August 9, 2009 by

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Satire by  Shawn Goodwin Forget Argentina, there is a new Broadway heroine on the block: and her name is Venezuela. While it is possible that some enterprising young playwright will tell the tale of the oil-rich pseudo-dictatorship, no one in the country will be able to listen to it. To do so there would have […]

Don’t Call it A Coup Barack!

July 2, 2009 by

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Let’s imagine for a minute that our worst collective nightmare has come true. Yeah, you guessed it, I want you to imagine – just for the sake of this argument – that the Obama Administration has won a second term in the White House. Now imagine that at the end of that second term, after […]

Obama, Chávez, and Castro – Three of a Kind?

May 11, 2009 by

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Gabriel Garnica, Esq. Frankly, I was a bit surprised by all the hoopla over Barack Obama’s friendly exchange with Hugo Chávez at the Americas Summit. After all, since when is it controversial, scandalous or even surprising for “blood brothers” to warmly greet each other? The Three Amigos? Before we go on, it is both fitting […]

El Presidente Obama Es En Fuego

April 26, 2009 by

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Satire by Shawn Goodwin. Yes, President Barack Obama is on fire, especially after his highly successful – in his words, anyway – appearance at last week’s Summit of the Americas in Port of Spain, Trinidad. The summit gave Obama the chance to meet and greet several Central and South American leaders, most of whom would […]

Blame America First

April 21, 2009 by

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Nancy Morgan. President Obama traveled to Latin America last week and used his world stage, once again, to assure foreign leaders that America is but one culture among many and to apologize for America’s greatness. Expounding on his campaign promise to promote equality, Obama assured America’s foes that the United States is no better than […]