Venezuela’s Problems Started Long Before Maduro

Many are aware there is a situation in Venezuela, and what is being reported as the cause is only half the story. There is a missing element that many media channels have not mentioned. Rewind to the early years of the Chavez administration, 1999 and the next few years. Oil was near $19 a barrel when he took office in Venezuela. The oil in Venezuela is called heavy oil and is among the heaviest in…

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Is President Trump Really A Bully?

I admit that Donald Trump is not perfect.  Tyrants and populists such as Cuba’s Castro, Venezeula’s Maduro in our neighborhood, and Iran’s Khamenei, and even some of our European allies, call President Trump the Big, Bad Bully. In a way, to be name-called by these people is a compliment. But when those who owe their lives to America call America a “bully,” a phrase that vilifies, a response is in order, since remaining silent is often taken…

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