Tag Archive: Hugo Chavez

Feb
11

Economic Hail Maries

Now that American rules football is over for the season, and the Pope has resigned, people may fear for a drought of Hail Maries.  No worries.  Politicians who have enacted growth retarding economic policies continue to supply economic Hail Maries.  Even then, they don’t always know which end zone to aim for. To combat runaway …

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Jun
28

The Trouble with Socialism is that People Don’t Want to Starve to Death

When people hear of countries facing food shortages, they often assume some natural disaster – a flood, a drought, a hurricane/typhoon, or even an earthquake. In reality the single biggest reason for food shortages is socialism. Looking at the Heritage Foundation’s rank of economic freedom we find these six countries ranking last: 174 Venezuela, 175 …

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