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By Brandon Jones On Monday, March 4th, 2019
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Venezuela begins crackdown: bans protests, Hot Air asks ‘Where is Sean Penn’

Human rights, like food and medicine, are growing scarce in Venezuela. With a vote scheduled Sunday to move forward on socialist President Maduro’s plan to rewrite the country’s constitution, the government More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
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Venezuela: Our next act of overseas military interventionism?

Venezuela. This country is an absolute mess, it has been for a while and is exponentially getting worse. A mass exodus to neighboring countries, 1,000,000 percent inflation, violence, starvation and plunder.  The More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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Sean Penn Quotes

I think, we’re in a sad state where fiction is attributed to opinion … where fiction can’t be just read as it is. – April 2018 Rolling Stone, promoting Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff On sympathizing More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, February 10th, 2018
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Newsbusters: Media ‘reluctant’ to call collapsing Venezuela ‘socialist’

Media watchdog Newsbusters took aim at the press over their avoidance of the “S-word”: socialism. “As Venezuela plunges deeper into humanitarian crisis, the broadcast and cable networks barely More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, November 19th, 2017
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Socialist policies playing out: A great commentary on the demise of Venezuela

While I have talked and written about the tragedy that full-blown socialism has brought to Venezuela, mostly focusing on the return of infectious diseases and the health consequences, both on this website and on More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Venezuela’s Accelerating Descent to Socialist Misery

Nations usually don’t suffer overnight economic collapse. Indeed, Adam Smith was right about the ability of a country to survive and withstand lots of bad public policy. But at some point, as a nation gravitates More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, February 23rd, 2014
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Protests in Venezuela continue as students pack the streets, inflation tops 56%

The failures of socialism and a brutal dictator are again on display in Venezuela as student protesters pack the streets, violence surges under clouds of tear gas and inflation reportedly tops 56%. Image/CIA Opposition More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, July 25th, 2013
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Chicago teacher’s union visits Honduras with students, discusses ‘cruelty of US government’ and ‘revolution’

The Chicago Teachers Union is under attack by critics for traveling to Hondurus and allegedly focusing on global issues rather than the academic issues facing their district. For two weeks at the end of June, about More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, March 11th, 2013
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Justin Timberlake as Elton John paying tribute to Hugo Chavez pulled from online VIDEO

Justin Timberlake opened this week’s SNL as Elton John paying tribute to Hugo Chavez with this version of Candle In The Wind. Possibly the clip is full of too many truths and not enough jokes as the skit isn’t More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, March 8th, 2013
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SEIU organizes Hugo Chavez ‘celebration and procession’ to honor ‘Our Comrade’

Wibailoutpeople.org was one of the few website which still posted the SEIU announcement detailing the “celebration and procession” for the deceased Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez. Hugo Chávez in Porto More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, March 6th, 2013
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On the heels of Hugo Chavez’s death, civil rights groups file FOIA to find information on potential assassination plots

Just hours after the announcement out of Venezuela that their president of 14 years had succumbed to cancer, civil rights groups in the United States filed a  Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) with the  Central More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 5th, 2013
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Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez dies from cancer at age 58

Hugo Chavez, president of Venezuela for the last 14 years, died Tuesday following his treatment for cancer. His death was announced by the country’s vice president Nicolas Maduro, ending the dictator’s More...

By deskofbrian On Saturday, June 25th, 2011
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Hugo Chávez in Critical Condition In Cuban Hospital

Hugo Chávez will stay in a Cuban hospital is because he is in critical condition, according to a report in El Nuevo Herald. The Venezuelan president, who was last seen in public June 9 and last heard from on June More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, May 19th, 2010
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Hugo Chavez takes control of Santa Ines University

The Wall Street Journal reports: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who has nationalized scores of private companies and entire industries in his push toward socialism, is also training his sights on universities. Chavez More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, January 13th, 2010
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Hugo Chavez and Venezuela face new challenges

Venezuela citizens flooded to stores to scoop up goods at the currency was devalued this week. President Chavez announced rolling blackouts to accommodate energy shortages and now soldiers were dispatched to force More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, September 19th, 2009
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Wizardry of Dictatorship: Hugo Chavez

While Oliver Stone’s new “documentary” tours some film festival around the world, Hugo Chavez parades red carpets like a Hollywood celebrity. The film “South of the Border” seems to More...


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