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Aug 09

Venezuelans resort to pet medications to survive

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Socialism is a curse that one should wish only on a hated enemy. To adopt it is to set a course toward gradual poverty, sickness, weakness, pollution and disease. The only question is when.

Venezuelans have voted for hard-line socialist politicians (such as the enigmatic Hugo Chavez) for decades. Venezuela has adopted “single-payer” (slave plantation) health care, government nationalization of energy, and other typical socialist measures.

Here is a news report that Venezuelans–with their “utopian” single-payer government medical system–are resorting to black market purchases of pet medications to survive in some instances.