Category Archive: Socialist Lies

Dec 21

Thousands flee socialist Illinois

The State of Illinois has increased taxes, fees and regulations on its long-suffering subjects for years. Now Illinoians are some of the most heavily-taxed people in the world. Their socialist overlords have so bankrupted the State that businesses and workers are fleeing. Now Illinois has been passed by Pennsylvania as the 5th most populous state. …

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Dec 19

Venezuelan children dying of starvation on a massive scale; government prohibits humanitarian aid from ‘capitalist’ countries

Just 25 years ago, Venezuelans were the healthiest and wealthiest people in Latin America. Today, after numerous victorious elections by socialist politicians, the people eat out of trash cans, die in knife fights in food lines, and resort to prostitution to survive. They rape the environment, killing birds, dogs, cats and anything that breathes or …

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Dec 14

North Korean death squads take out country’s second-highest leader

The greatest trusters of government are always the first to be executed when total government is imposed. During the Soviet period, those who most admired government, police, soldiers and central planning quickly rose through the ranks of the Communist Party. But Stalin made sure to remove and kill all loyalists who got too close to …

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Dec 10

Hundreds of thousands flee socialist Venezuela, to start over with nothing.

Socialism is a curse that one should wish only on a hated enemy. Governments invariably promise cradle-to-grave safety, support and security but deliver only violence, misery and impoverishment. Yesterday’s New York Times detailed how Venezuelans in need of medicine must suffer early deaths or flee to other countries for survival. They were promised government (‘single …

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Nov 27

Bovard recounts life in Soviet-era Hungary and Romania

Author James Bovard is a widely read chronicler of government stupidity and tyranny. His books include Lost Rights, Shakedown, and Freedom in Chains. Bovard recently recounted a trip through communist-era Hungary and Romania during the 1980s. See here. Romania was part of the Soviet bloc at the time, and its people lived in constant fear. …

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Nov 18

Brazil descends into government control, socialism and mass violence

For years Brazil has been the leader of South American tourism and commerce. But yesterday’s New York Times featured a story on Brazil’s descent into violence over the past couple years. Last year, there were 61,619 people killed across Brazil. At least 800 of those killings were by police. The Times story suggests that government …

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Oct 28

US Postal Service has had one profitable quarter since 2006; it has lost $63 billion during that time

The U.S. Postal Service monopoly is unconstitutional* and has caused great harm to the American economy. The Postal Service has had one profitable quarter since 2006. It has lost $63 billion during that time, averaging around $5 billion in losses each year. (To put this in perspective, the annual budget of the State of Montana …

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Sep 19

Californians ready to flee socialism

In 1978, courageous Californians circulated and passed a forward-thinking ballot initiative known as Proposition 13. Under Proposition 13, the annual real estate tax on a parcel of property is limited to 1% of its assessed value. In the years that followed, real estate became something of a tax shelter even as the vampire-like California legislature …

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Sep 06

More misery in socialist Venezuela

Socialist Venezuela continues spiraling into misery and environmental devastation. Just 20 years ago, Venezuelans were the richest and healthiest people in Latin America. Then they voted for socialism. Government took over businesses and industries, took over health care and food distribution, and chased out capitalists. Now Venezuelans struggle for survival daily. Photos show them butchering …

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Aug 24

77 percent of Americans live paycheck to paycheck.

Whenever government expands, people become impoverished, dependent, sick, weak, diseased, trapped, and less mobile in every sense. CBS Moneywatch has released a report indicating that “[a]lmost 8 out of 10 American workers say they live paycheck to paycheck.” Government taxes, regulations and central banking savagely punish savers, so most Americans save little or nothing. Studies …

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