Shifra on October 6, 2016
Jamie Foxx’s net worth is $100M. Not sure if he realizes that in socialist Venezuela, his net worth would be closer to $100. But I do hope he brought some toilet paper for the masses. Via Breitbart. Actor Jamie Foxx has met with President Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela. Foxx, who won the Oscar Award for “Ray” in 2004, visited Maduro in the presidential palace in Caracas. State media said Foxx was there to support the country’s socialist revolution and attend the signing of an agreement between Venezuela and its allies for the construction of houses for the poor…. Several U.S. celebrities have visited Venezuela to support the country’s socialist revolution over the years, including actors Sean Penn and Danny Glover....
Shifra on August 2, 2016
In George Orwell’s 1945 book, Animal Farm, the pigs who controlled the government proclaimed: All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others. A book probably unknown to the naïve fools who cried for Bernie Sanders. Via Twitchy. As Venezuelans starve and grocery store shelves stand bare, its government has spent tens of thousands of dollars to bake a massive cake for the birthday of dead dictator Hugo Chavez, according to Venezuelan press. La Patilla, a popular news website in the country that often writes in opposition to the socialist government, is reporting the more than 200-pound cake is built as an “architectural replica” of Chavez’s mausoleum. Socialism, the ideology of equality? Nope. Indeed, it seems the...
Shifra on July 17, 2016
But nothing on failed Socialist policies that reduced a once-prosperous nation to its citizens ready to kill for a bag of onions. Via NewsBusters. The latest installment in leftist excuse-making when socialism fails goes into the “It would work if leaders just had the right people handling things” file. It comes in the form of a Friday morning “analysis” at the Associated Press. Writers Jorge Rueda and Joshua Goodman want readers to believe that the economy in the Bolivarian socialist and once fairly prosperous nation of Venezuela would be in much better shape today if the military didn’t botch the responsibilities de facto dictator Nicolas Maduro had previously given it to handle the nation’s “battle against widespread food shortages.” Now...