Category Archives: Inflation

Turmoil and repression increase in Venezuela


The ill-fated talks between befuddled opposition leaders and the Chavista regime have collapsed and the repression of protesters has increased. “Dialogue” with Chavistas The Chavista regime has not engaged in meaningful dialogue with the opposition and will continue to evade it. … Continue reading

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Venezuela update — it’s still a mess


Little new information escapes from Venezuela, beyond that protests and repression by the Chavista/Cuban regime continue. As Daniel reported today (Saturday), the Organization of American States (OAS) produced a resolution about the situation in Venezuela. The regime scores because not … Continue reading

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The mess du jour is in the Ukraine; do messes closer to home matter?


North Korea has nukes and Iran either has them or is working diligently to get them. That’s easier now that sanctions have been diminished and Iran is “open for business.” China is becoming more aggressive and so is Russia. Yet … Continue reading

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Why do the left generally support the Chavistas in Venezuela?


With three principal exceptions — Panamá, Colombia and Chile — Latin American governments are oriented toward the far left.  An article at Huff & Puff by a self-proclaimed leftist, Carlos González, argues than leftists should not automatically support dictators, even … Continue reading

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Dictatorship and violence reign as Venezuela approaches a crisis


The economy is almost beyond repair, with inflation exceeding fifty percent annually and getting worse. Shortages, corruption and censorship are endemic. Yesterday, approximately 10,000 demonstrators protested. The Chavista regime responded violently, the only way it understands. Daniel, as far as … Continue reading

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The Federal Government needs More money to Waste


The Feral Federal Government wastes tons of money. It certainly is grand that we will always have plenty to spare. U.S.S Barack Obama, our newest aircraft carrier Here’s a link to an article by Jonathan Turley about recent wastes involving … Continue reading

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Economic Theory, Reality and President Obama


Dangerous disconnects and hatred are endemic. When in college, I majored in economics and enrolled in the honors program. That required that I write a paper on an aspect of economics. My field was micro-economics, how business works, and I … Continue reading

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