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Old 08-01-2018, 12:10   #196
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"Your number is 3,176,483. Now serving #4...number FOUR?"
Now serving number.........4.5......LOL......
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Old 08-01-2018, 16:52   #198
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Old 08-01-2018, 17:20   #199
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It's there, you just have to know how to get around TS's YT ban.
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Ahh, roger. Gracias.
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Am I "computer challenged", or should the link be a NASA video?....LOL....... Or am I number 4.6?......Ha.....
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Am I "computer challenged", or should the link be a NASA video?....LOL....... Or am I number 4.6?......Ha.....
See the quote above...
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And now the Petro
Old 08-19-2018, 05:19   #204
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And now the Petro

Petro CRYPTOCURRENCY to become official currency alongside bolivar

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VENEZUELA is to make its homegrown cryptocurrency, the Petro, an official currency alongside the bolivar as the South American nation continues to battle hyperinflation which has left it on the brink of economic collapse.

President Nicolas Maduro announced state-owned oil giant Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) will begin using the digital token from Monday, August 20.

In a television address, the Venezuelan leader revealed the country would soon have two units of currency: the digital Petro and the ‘sovereign bolivar’, ABC International reports.

He said his government would also introduce a new salary and pricing systems which will be pegged to the cryptocurrency.

The announcement comes as the oil-rich nation grapples with hyperinflation which some forecasters have warned will soon hit one million percent.
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Directly linking a crypto currency that isn't legal in the US against the dollar to an already-failed hard currency of your country... what could go wrong? (or maybe it's 'wrong-er')
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Rest of story w/photos here.

Directly linking a crypto currency that isn't legal in the US against the dollar to an already-failed hard currency of your country... what could go wrong? (or maybe it's 'wrong-er')
More proof that Socialism works
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More proof that Socialism works
I thought people support Socialism so the don’t have to work.
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Petro CRYPTOCURRENCY to become official currency alongside bolivar
The accepted currency of drug trafficking cartels worldwide.

CRYPTOCURRENCY, 1% legit uses, 99% criminal use. Perfect for corrupt socialist communist countries worldwide.
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The progressives here should spend a few years down south and see if their “elite” ideas can actually fix this mess - before they continue to foist their socialist ideas on the rest of the USA.

U.S. charges Venezuela's socialist elites with stealing even the food

September 12, 2018
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Monica Showalter

For socialists, socialism isn't about equality: It's about getting rich.

And as Venezuelans grow hungry from the economic mismanagement of socialist policies, whether through the devaluation of their currency, or the price and currency controls that have triggered shortages, losing an average of 19 pounds in the ordeal, sure enough, Venezuela's socialists have found a new way to get rich. According to the BBC:

The US has accused Venezuela's government of stealing from a state-run food programme while its own people go hungry.

Marshall Billingslea, a US treasury official, said Venezuelan government officials were over-charging for food.

He said corruption by President Nicolás Maduro and his inner circle had "impoverished millions" of Venezuelans.

The Venezuelan government blames US sanctions for the food shortages the country is experiencing.

Mr Billingslea, who is the Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing at the US treasury department, accused President Maduro of "rapacious corruption" and of operating "a kleptocracy".

Gad. Stealing from the starving. Always gotta get some, is that it? Funny how socialism always seems to lead to stealing, while all the while, its proponents, such as Bernie Sanders, call it 'sharing.'

I have not found any information about this so-called state food program, but there were some when I visited Venezuela in late 2005. One was called Mercal, which was put in place to provide discount foods to the poor because the small local groceries were supposedly charging too much. The 25% to 50% state-store discount put those mom-and-pops out of business, leaving just the government food programs, run by Venezuela's military. With their monopoly established, the stealing opportunity was there, given that there would be no need to satisfy customers, either through price or availability of goods.

Which would match the U.S. official's description of Chavista socialist elites overcharging for food while the country starves.

Chavista socialist elites have always been famous for their stealing. The U.S. is currently investigating massive amounts of thievery around Miami from Venezuela's state oil company, according to many reports. Like any bank robbers, the greediest ones go where the money is. But downwind, the Chavista elites steal, too, because socialism is essentially about thievery; I mean, 'redistribution.' They do it with votes, too.

What we see here is a particularly horrific example of the rapacious nature of socialism. They steal even the food from the starving people. As President Trump said at the United Nations recently:
Venezuela's socialism hasn't failed because it wasn't properly implemented. It failed because it was faithfully implemented.

Obviously, stealing does that. Are you listening, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?


https://www.americanthinker.com/blog...#ixzz5QtcTXFgQ
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