The great success of socialism

I’d have thought that if any nation could have made a success of socialism, it would be Venezuela, because Venezuela has significant oil reserves and brings in foreign money. I guess I have to ask: why would any foreign oil company invest in Venezuela, when President Chavez has a record of nationalizing foreign oil companies? …

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Liberal Prostitutes For Sale (Cheap)

I told you about Ellie Light earlier. More info about Ellie Light: The latest count is at least 62 publications in 29 states and the District of Columbia; national publications and a Yahoo link; and 2 foreign publications. For an extremely wealthy woman (she lives in homes all across the country, and in places the …

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Greenpeace Demonstrationsurolighederne i København er meget dumt

OK, OK, I don’t speak Danish; I used an online translator¹. This was inspired by the Hairy Beast’s (intentionally) badly translated title: Greenenthugen Rioten In Der Streeten Copenhagen: Pretty Dambääden. with 4 comments Isn’t it odd that whenever you get a bunch of Greenpeace types together in a group, violence ensues?  But nobody ever makes the …

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Hugo Chavez and “Bolivarian Socialism:” an utter, if expected, failure

From Cheryl, an American who splits her time between the United States and Honduras: Posted on Fri, Nov. 13, 2009 Chavez’s policies go from bad to worse It’s come to this in Hugo Chávez’s Venezuela: The president is pleading with people to save water by limiting their daily cleansing routine to a 3-minute “communist shower.” …

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The less noticed story

It has been little noticed, but the federal government is looking to control executives’ pay not only at the firms which accepted the government TARP bailouts, but even at banks which did not: Federal Reserve Unveils Plan To Police Bank Pay By Frank James, National Public Radio Halloween is apparently coming early for the financial-services …

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