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Chavismo and Us

requiescat in pace Wrote: Mar 08, 2013 1:35 PM
It's doubtful you will have the opportunity to relieve yourself so symbollically: Uncle Hugo's successors have just decreed that El Gordo's carcass shall be sealed in a glass coffin (a la Lenin) for his worshippers to venerate. Sean Pean will reportedly be the first to prostrate himself at this holy Marxist shrine. The Cult of Useful Idiots is alive & well.
"One of the most important reasons for studying history is that virtually every stupid idea that is in vogue today has been tried before and proved disastrous before, time and again." --Dr. Thomas Sowell

The Berlin Wall was demolished by joyful Europeans throwing off the chains of collectivism nearly a quarter century ago. The Soviet Union, its fraudulent promise of a "workers' paradise" long since proved a bitter delusion, fell soon after. But the idea that government control over the economy can improve the lives of ordinary people, particularly the poor, does not die.

Hugo Chavez clawed his way to total...