For those who think Socialism is a great thing, read this recent article by Investor’s Business Daily:
Venezuela’s Tragic Mass Exodus Has Only One Cause: Socialism
Death By Socialism: As millions flee the disaster that is Venezuela, the government is in full denial. This is now the crazy part of socialism, where the unbridled power of socialist elites ignores the unfolding catastrophe before them. It’s a preventable tragedy. (…)
This is the last phase of human hopelessness. When socialism fails, as it inevitably does, people leave. According to the aid organization Caritas, half of Venezuela’s children suffer from malnutrition…(Venezuelans) walk for days on end to escape massive human rights violations in Venezuela, including arbitrary arrests, extrajudicial executions, torture and violations of their rights to food and health…
…(T)his demographic atrocity…wasn’t caused by “crop failure,” “global warming,” “foreign intervention” or “social instability.” These are the kinds of excuses often made by socialist regimes for their failures.
…Socialism isn’t utopia. And it’s not harmless. It’s a plan to replace your freedom, morals and personal responsibility with control by an all-powerful state.