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Tag: Hugo Chavez
  • Hugo Chavez Goes for The Gold

    From food to oil, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is well known for his obsession with nationalizing industry after industry in his country in the name of “the revolution.”  Now, he has moved on to gold. From Reuters:  Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said on Wednesday he will nationalize the gold industry, including extraction and processing, and …

  • Chavez Says Military to Control Prices

    Martial law anyone? Venezuela’s uber socialist president, Hugo Chavez, has said that the Venezuelan military will control consumer prices. Since the Venezuelan currency has devalued, Chavez said, “I want the national guard in the streets, with the people, to fight speculation.” He event went further and called pre-pricing a form of robbery. Chavez has encouraged …

  • Let’s Hear It for Obama

    Despite his statist economic policies, increasing of federal police powers, and reluctance to take any steps to rein in the American military empire, there are some areas where Obama is doing the right thing. His willingness to open a dialogue with so-called “rogue states” such as Iran and Cuba, as well as his willingness to …