Venezuela’s Socialist Revolution Causes Withdrawal from OAS: Deadly Protests Continue

  Venezuela says it will withdraw from Organization of American States (OAS), accusing the Washington-based grouping of meddling in its internal affairs. The government made the announcement after the OAS voted to hold an meeting of foreign ministers to discuss Continue reading Venezuela’s Socialist Revolution Causes Withdrawal from OAS: Deadly Protests Continue

The Rich Should Pay a Fair Share of Taxes, not Almost All of it

This is an updated and revised version of a CD post from last year that generated nearly 300 comments because of the controversial nature of the topic  – whether “the rich” pay their “fair share” of taxes or not – Continue reading The Rich Should Pay a Fair Share of Taxes, not Almost All of it

GM Says Its Plant In Venezuela Was Illegally Seized By The Government : NPR

General Motors has stopped operations in Venezuela after its only plant there was illegally seized by authorities, the automaker says in a statement. The seizure happened Wednesday, as the “mother of all protests” brought hundreds of thousands of people into Continue reading GM Says Its Plant In Venezuela Was Illegally Seized By The Government : NPR

Democratic Socialism in Scandanavian Countries is Less Appealing to Themselves

Currently, Nordic-style democratic socialism is all the rage among Democrat activists as well as with liberal intellectuals and journalists. But in the Nordic countries themselves, this ideal has gradually lost its appeal. Only one of the five Nordic countries, Sweden, Continue reading Democratic Socialism in Scandanavian Countries is Less Appealing to Themselves

Why did Democrats see Gorsuch as a Biased Judge?

Start with the Democrats’ main line of attack against the distinguished jurist, painting him, as a New York Times headline put it with patronizing folksiness, as NO FRIEND OF THE LITTLE GUY. Senate minority leader Charles Schumer of New York Continue reading Why did Democrats see Gorsuch as a Biased Judge?

Liberty Means Equality of Rights and Inequality of Lifestyle

The definition of freedom is the power or right to act, think, and speak according to one’s prerogatives; as long as one’s freedom doesn’t interfere or stifle the freedom of another citizen. Contradictorily, with the pervasion of propaganda from leftists Continue reading Liberty Means Equality of Rights and Inequality of Lifestyle

Cubans Actually Want Capitalism Now that they can Talk 

The Cuban people are ready and willing to improve their lives, but the government prevents them from doing so. This kind of information was not previously available because the Cuban government repressed information in and out of the island. As Continue reading Cubans Actually Want Capitalism Now that they can Talk 

Free Market Miracle Chile vs. Socialist Disaster Venezuela

The story of Chile’s success starts in the mid-1970s, when Chile’s military government abandoned socialism and started to implement economic reforms. In 2013, Chile was the world’s 10th freest economy. Venezuela, in the meantime, declined from being the world’s 10th freest Continue reading Free Market Miracle Chile vs. Socialist Disaster Venezuela