A Look At How Socialism Works: When the Carnet de la Patria (License of the Homeland) Is Your Only Life Line Option

I arrived before 7:30 a.m., and lost count of how many people were waiting, arriving and losing their patience.

Old and young, mothers (with babies) and paperboard on the floor, evidence that someone got there the night before.

At the Plaza Bolívar, a small group waited on chairs, heckled by the National Guard.

“You can’t be here, ma’am, move along” a soldier said to me.

“I’m sorry, but what’s this line is for?”

“The Carnet de la Patria.”

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Crisis-wracked Venezuela Turns for Hope to Broken Factories

Juan Carlos Goite has to be creative, finding spare parts stripped from one broken-down locomotive to repair another in a desperate attempt to keep a once-thriving iron ore mining company running.

Dressed in a hard hat and oil-stained work clothes, the mechanic paces a dimly lit workshop strewn with salvaged train parts like motors, metal plates and hoses looking for the right piece.

In cash-strapped Venezuela, there’s no money to buy spare parts.

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Why the Left Is Intolerant of Individuality

If you are a leftist and your immediate reaction is you are not intolerant of individuality — keep reading, make yourself available to learn something new about yourself. If you find your emotions rising up, especially anger, that is called convictions —  which means you have two choices: run from

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OK, The Gig is On, Where Do We Go From Here?

We Need to Take the Lead In What We Believe Instead of Being Told What to Believe Films, as well as many paintings after the revolution, and nearly all our books have either minimal racial diversity in their content as well as portray blacks as slaves. When you visit the

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For Your Immediate Importance and Attention

I am going to start off with an apology of sorts — most visit blogs for their short content, this blog is rather long as well as elaborate. For this reason I suggest you bookmark this somewhere convenient on your toolbar now until you have had a go at all

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