Thursday, 16 October 2008

A long, slow slide into night

Venezuela's inexorable demise is the latest demonstration that socialism never works, except to cause misery.

Not even easy oil wealth can make socialism work:
Venezuela's oil output slumps under Hugo Chavez - TELEGRAPH

UPDATE: The Four R's blog makes clear the socialism that has and will continue to impede Venezuelan production of anything, even its major earner.


  1. richard mcgrath16 Oct 2008, 12:14:00

    Couldn't happen to a nicer guy.

  2. Even the Sean Penns & The Guardian-readers must be struggling to excuse their pin-up boy now, eh? Nah, probably just reverting to type by ignoring it all.

    Attn lefties: You really should do a bit of homework before embracing somebody on the strength of his giving George W the middle finger ...


1. Commenters are welcome and invited.
2. All comments are moderated. Off-topic grandstanding, spam, and gibberish will be ignored. Tu quoque will be moderated.
3. Read the post before you comment. Challenge facts, but don't simply ignore them.
4. Use a name. If it's important enough to say, it's important enough to put a name to.
5. Above all: Act with honour. Say what you mean, and mean what you say.