Free Money: Potential Presidential Candidate Mark Zuckerberg Suggests That All Americans Should Get A ‘Universal Basic Income’

Friday, May 26, 2017
By Paul Martin

By Michael Snyder May 25th, 2017 Should everyone in America receive a “basic income” directly from the federal government? Considering the fact that we are already 20 trillion dollars in debt, such a concept may sound quite foolish to many of you, but this is an idea that is really starting to gain... »

Handout Nation: Combined Enrollment In America’s 4 Largest Safety Net Programs Hits A Record High Of 236 Million…”How far down this road do we have to go before people start calling it “socialism”?

Thursday, May 25, 2017
By Paul Martin

By Michael Snyder May 24th, 2017 Margaret Thatcher once said that the problem with socialism “is that eventually you run out of other people’s money”. As you will see below, the combined enrollment in America’s four largest safety net programs has reached a staggering 236 million. Of course that doesn’t mean that 236... »

Socialists Never Learn: California’s Universal Health Care Bill Would Double State’s Budget

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By Paul Martin

Daniel Lang May 23rd, 2017 In light of attempts by Trump’s administration to do away with Obamacare, the liberal states in our country are preparing to thumb their noses at him, and create their own socialist healthcare systems. We’re seeing the state legislatures in California and New York working on these single-payer healthcare... »

JOYS OF SOCIALISM: Venezuelan General Orders Sniper Fire on Starving Protesters

Monday, May 22, 2017
By Paul Martin

Jim Hoft May 22nd, 2017 A secret recording was leaked to the media in Venezuela where a top general issues orders to prepare snipers to shoot protesters. Venezuela is currently suffering through a Socialist economic collapse. General José Rafael Torrealba Pérez issued the order during meetings with high level members of the military.... »

Why The Left Refuses To Talk About Venezuela

Monday, May 22, 2017
By Paul Martin

by Ryan McMaken via The Mises Institute, May 22, 2017 During the 2016 presidential election, Bernie Sanders refused to answer questions about Venezuela during an interview with Univision. He claimed to not want to talk about it because he’s “focused on my campaign.” Many suggested a more plausible reason: Venezuela’s present economy is... »

Silly Americans mock Venezuela’s 99.5% currency collapse, thinking it can’t happen here

Sunday, May 21, 2017
By Paul Martin

by: JD Heyes Saturday, May 20, 2017 Yet another real-life attempt at creating a successful Marxist government is going down in flames — this time in Venezuela — harming millions of people in the process even as the far-Left government of President Nicolas Maduro doubles, triples and quadruples down on the same failed... »

The Inflection Point: Venezuela’s Military Begins To Defect, March With Protesters

Sunday, May 7, 2017
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden May 7, 2017 One month ago, when discussing the latest “explosive” turn in Venezuela’s political situation, we predicted that the worst case for president Nicolas Maduro who has so far managed to keep the army on his side even as Venezuela faces now daily violent and in some cases deadly... »

Shocking Footage: Venezuelan National Guard Truck Drives Through Crowd of Dissidents

Thursday, May 4, 2017
By Paul Martin

Daniel Lang May 4th, 2017 For several weeks Venezuela has been rocked with protests and riots as the Maduro regime increasingly tightens its grip on the population. It seems as if security forces are brutally cracking down on dissidents on a daily basis now. Wednesday in particular, saw some incredibly tense clashes between... »

Maduro Hands Out Free Homes, Hikes Minimum Wages To Counter Angry Protest Wave

Monday, May 1, 2017
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden May 1, 2017 Days after Venezuela was rocked by the worst riots in over a year, with nearly 30 people dying in April from violence related to protests demanding the departure of Maduro who has again been accused of violating democratic norms, Maduro responded by hiking salaries and handing out... »

“All I Have Is Hunger” – Many Venezuelans Too Weak To Protest Despite Maduro Misery

Friday, April 21, 2017
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden Apr 21, 2017 While tens of thousands of angry Venezuelans turned out for the ‘mother of all protests’ yesterday, facing an increasingly hostile military/police state, the numbers could have been significantly larger but for the fact that legions of poor Venezuelans are simply too frail from starvation to protest. Some... »