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By Harold Pease Ph D
Special to Anza Valley Outlook 

Socialism destroys Venezuelan economy, freshmen democrats want it here


Last updated 1/24/2019 at 11:30pm

Hugo Chavez proclaimed Dec. 6, 1998, when he was elected president of Venezuela, “Venezuela’s resurrection is under way and nothing and nobody can stop it.”

At the time Venezuela had one of the best economies and highest per capita incomes in Latin America. The lure of socialism, where the government controls and distributes most everything, overwhelmed the country.

Twenty years later 3 million have fled from Chavez’s “new and improved” socialism, and his people are starving. Public latrines are overflowing with urine; escalators do not work; public water systems and street lig...

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