Watch: Socialist Exceptionalism: “Americans Who Look To Government To Save Them… Fail To Realize It Was Government Who F%*ked Them”

Monday, February 2, 2015
By Paul Martin

Mac Slavo February 1st, 2015 Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher once famously said that the problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people’s money. As of this writing our national debt is over $18 trillion and our unfunded long-term liabilities have been estimated to be as high as... »

Think Greece is in a mess? Wait till the UK’s debt mountain explodes in our face

Sunday, February 1, 2015
By Paul Martin

By PETER HITCHENS 1 February 2015 Would we cope with misery as well as the Greeks? If our great fat cushion of state-backed jobs, welfare payments, tax credits and easy loans were whipped away one morning, how would we get on? I think we would do very badly. In Greece, the suddenly poor... »

The 10th Man: Socialism Is Like a Nude Beach—Sounds Like a Great Idea Until You Get There

Friday, January 30, 2015
By Paul Martin

By Jared Dillian Friday, 30 January 2015 I’ve been following the activities of Syriza for a long time. They started putting up big numbers in the polls in Greece three or four years ago. Syriza has a message that’s very popular with Greeks: Screw Germany. The word they use to describe what’s happened... »

“The Thread By Which Venezuelan Socialism Hangs May Soon Snap”

Friday, January 30, 2015
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden 01/29/2015 Say you are a socialist, and you have intervened heavily in the economy. Suddenly, things don’t work as you thought they would. Somehow, economic laws seem to refuse to bend to your will. However, you cannot really believe that since according to your convictions, wealth is a byproduct of... »

This Is What a Real-Life Economic Collapse Looks Like

Tuesday, January 27, 2015
By Paul Martin

by Daisy Luther January 27, 2015 Did you ever think about what your life would be like if the stores were closed? I’m not talking about a post-apocalyptic Mad Max scenario or a winter storm that clears the shelves. I’m talking about a long-term disruption of services caused by an economic collapse. What... »

Hungry Venezuelans sleep in endless grocery lines as food shortage crisis worsens

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
By Paul Martin

by: J. D. Heyes Thursday, January 22, 2015 As socialist government deepens in Venezuela, economic conditions continue to worsen for the Venezuelan people — and the government leaders continue to deny that their policies are to blame. So bad, now, is the economy that the government has deployed the military — the military... »

2015 SOTU: The Robin-Hood Distribution Plan

Tuesday, January 20, 2015
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden 01/20/2015 Whether you agree or disagree with our points below, or the President’s “wealth redistribution agenda” in tonight’s SOTU address, is of little matter. With both houses of Congress controlled by conservatives, the likelihood of any of these proposals actually passing into law nears “zero.” This will leave the President... »

The Cost Of Obama’s “Free” Community College Vision To Taxpayers? $60 Billion

Friday, January 9, 2015
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden 01/09/2015 Yesterday, to much shock and dismay, Obama revealed his latest “noble” grand vision: provide a free community college education to millions of folks. Apparently now, far too late, even the community organizer-in-chief realized that with $1.2 trillion in student loans the Millennials will never be able to take their... »

“Now There’s Not Even Soap” Maduro Heads To China To ‘Save’ Socialist Utopia Venezuela

Monday, January 5, 2015
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden 01/04/2015 Social media is awash with striking images of #EmptyShelvesInVenezuela (#AnaquelesVaciosEnVenezuela) as the evaporation of basic human staples such as toilet paper has now been hyperinflated to total chaos at warehouses and supermarkets. As President Maduro decries the loss of $100 oil “stability”, vowing to return oil prices to their... »

“Cash-Strapped” Venezuela Stares Into The Abyss… And Its Default Risk Goes Parabolic…(Who’s Next?!)

Tuesday, December 9, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden 12/08/2014 Some two weeks ago (when Venezuela CDS was trading at 2300 bps) we previewed what – with almost absolute certainty – would be the first “casualty of the crude carnage” – Nicholas Maduro’s little socialist paradise that couldn’t: Venezuela. As a reminder, back then we learned that the OPEC... »

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