Category Archives: Inflation

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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Darwinism is Needed


We need social Darwinism. Without it, we are likely to become extinct like the do-do bird. According to President Obama, the Ryan budget passed last week by the House of Representatives 228 to 191 with no Democrats supporting it is … Continue reading

Posted in China, Could be worse, Debt limit, Democrats, Elections, Government reliance, History, Inflation, Insanity, Law and Order, Money, Obama, Opinion, Political class, Politics, Ponzi schemes, Protests, Regulations, Republicans, Riots, Social Darwinism, Socialism, Stimulus, United States | 2 Comments

>¡Viva El Presidente Chávez! Part I


>First published on BlogCritics on 6 June 2009 Hugo Chávez became the President of Venezuela (now renamed the "Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela") in 1999. He was reelected to the post in 2002 and again in 2006. The Venezuelan Constitution was … Continue reading

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