Caravan Of Liberal Americans Makes Way Toward Socialist Paradise Of Venezuela (Satire)

October 25th, 2018

MEXICO—A migrant caravan full of leftists desiring to enter the socialist paradise of Venezuela departed the United States Thursday and began marching toward through Mexico, stating they will demand asylum so they might experience the far better life that socialism offers.

The migrants claim they are leaving America because of its high standards of living, strong economy, and record employment numbers, and hope to find a better life in Venezuela’s much more equitable system.

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Maduro Caracas-es The Whip

The old Bolshevik mare just ain’t what she used to be, and she never was.

That’s because socialism doesn’t work and it never has. It starts with cries of ‘equality’ and ‘free stuff’ and ends in misery, despair, and tyranny.

This is not hard to figure out. Nobody wants to work for free and there is no such thing as a free lunch. Someone has to pay for that lunch. Farmers must grow crops and raise cattle. That food must be processed and shipped. Bakers have to bake the bread. Stores and restaurants work to prepare and serve that lunch. It all takes time, effort and labor. If it were free, there would be no incentive for anyone to provide it. Read more HERE.

Gun Bans Allow Government to Dominate It’s Citizens

“Whether you own a gun, or ever will own a gun, or if you’re afraid of guns, you need to understand how important the Second Amendment is.”

The Second Amendment is not about hunting. It’s about keeping people free. It protects citizens against a tyrannical government. Who’d a thunk it?

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From Breitbart.com:

Venezuelans Lament Gun Ban: Allows Government. to Dominate Them.

Venezuelans from all walks of life lament their nation’s six-year-old gun ban and say the prohibition against being armed allows their government to dominate them.

Fox News reports that the gun ban was passed in 2012, at which time “there were only around eight gun stores in the entire country.” Now, remaining stores that once sold guns are in the business of selling fishing tackle.

The ban was passed under Hugo Chavez and then bolstered with $47 million for enforcement under Nicolas Maduro. The penalty for “illicit carrying or selling a weapon now is 20 years behind bars.”

Javier Vanegas, a Venezuelan English teacher now in Ecuador, said, “Guns would have served as a vital pillar to remaining a free people, or at least able to put up a fight. The government security forces, at the beginning of this debacle, knew they had no real opposition to their force. Once things were this bad, it was a clear declaration of war against an unarmed population.”

Vanegas added:

Venezuelans didn’t care enough about it. The idea of having the means to protect your home was seen as only needed out in the fields. People never would have believed they needed to defend themselves against the government. Venezuelans evolved to always hope that our government would be non-tyrannical, non-violator of human rights, and would always have a good enough control of criminality.

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Christmas in Venezuela: Nothing Under the Tree

Venezuela Empty ShelvesToday is Christmas Day.  But this is not your typical Wishing you a Merry Christmas post although I certainly do. It’s a reminder of what it’s like on some parts of the globe and what some of our so called leaders would wish upon us. The following piece by Mark Tapson originally appeard in truthrevolt.org:

Welcome to Bernie Sanders’ vision of America.

Breitbart reports that after two years of socialist price controls and rock-bottom crude oil prices under President Nicolás Maduro, Venezuelans have nothing left to spend on presents this Christmas.

One Caracas resident complained that “This year, Christmas is dead, there is not enough money.” She added that there is no Christmas decor anywhere and people cannot even afford the basic goods for a traditional Christmas dinner, which one website estimates costs the equivalent of about one third of the monthly minimum wage of about $11 a month. “You either eat or you dress your children,” a Caracas vendor says.

Breitbart points out that last year,

Maduro debuted a “socialist Barbie” that almost bankrupted stores forced to sell it after the government forced the price down to a tenth of its value. Barbie was the latest in a series of goods – eggs, milk, flour, vegetable oil – to suffer a similar fate. Fixed price controls forced the government to issue ration cards for basic goods in 2014. That year, Maduro also used his time on television to condemn the anti-socialist opposition for being “grinches” trying to “steal Christmas” from the people by condemning said price controls and demanding an end to the violent oppression of dissidents.

In 2013, Maduro’s first year in office, the government released a Christmas carol praising the leader titled “Knock Knock– Who Is It? People Of Peace, Lower Those Prices, Nicolás Is Here.”

The government’s take on Christmas celebrations has been significantly more muted this year.

Welcome to socialist paradise.

Hat tip: breitbart.com.