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All what Socialism ever brought is hell

Many Americans don’t think there anything wrong with socialism which that is a dangerous mindset to have because All what Socialism or Communism ever brought is hell because all mean production is controlled by the State.

In this video from Prager University show you why people in Venezuela believe that socialism had brought hell in Venezuela and why it’s a warning to USA and other countries why they should reject both socialism and communism.

Let not head down the socialist road because and hell awaits there. But let promote Capitalism where people have chance to success and survive. So let not ignore the warning from the Venezuelans because they’re learning the hard lessons after accepting socialism.

Socialism Nightmare: Venezuelans Now Eating Dogs, Cats and Pigeons to Survive

At the start of 2014, Venezuela’s GDP stood at $371.34 billion, with nearly half of that coming from oil (it accounts for almost 100% of exports). But after a year-high of $105.54 in June, crude plummeted by more than 50% to $48.51 by the end of the year. Oil has held steady in the $50-a-barrel range since, allowing the country’s socialist policies to materialize without the guise of high crude–and economic disaster has ensued.

Just this year, Venezuela has faced shortages in toilet paper, diapers and milk (and more) forcing more than 6,000 people to cross the border in Colombia to purchase necessities. The country had to ration its electricity use because of severe power shortages. It also could no longer afford to print its own money. Come 2016, the IMF forecasts Venezuela’s inflation rate to exceed 1,600%.

A Bolivarian Republic, Venezuela turned to socialism in 1998 when Hugo Chavez was elected president after two unsuccessful coup attempts to oust his predecessor. The new regime brought not only a new constitution, but higher oil prices as well. The following year Chavez passed laws redistributing land and wealth, which he followed in 2005 with a land reform decree that would eliminate larger estates to the benefit of the poor in rural areas.

In 2007 the government took control of important oil projects in the Orinoco Delta and later expropriated two U.S. oil companies, furthering Chavez’s nationalization plans.

Nationalization continued with the Bank of Venezuela and household fuels distributors and petrol stations. In 2011, with a 27% annual inflation rate, the Venezuelan government introduced price controls of some basic goods (they would extend to other products in the following years).

By the time of Chavez’s death in 2013, inflation had grown to 50% and rose to 63.4% in the following year. Towards the end of 2014, the country entered into a recession.

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Present-day Venezuela is facing a humanitarian crisis and Nicolas Maduro, Chavez’s hand-picked successor, and his socialist regime is rightly shouldering the blame. The country’s emphasis on oil exports, price controls and a heavily-controlled economy are all features found in other current and former socialist countries–features that have contributed to the demise of whole economies, or brought them close to it.

Perhaps the most obvious example of economic failure is the Soviet Union (or USSR), With its highly centralized government and economy, the USSR survived for 69 years until its collapse in 1991, representing the longest time a state has been led by a Communist Party (China comes in second at 67 years).

While oil prices were high, the Soviet Union appeared to have a strong economy and could maintain its focus on increasing its military power. But when oil prices fell towards the end of the 1980s, the USSR found itself forced to borrow from Western banks. Its sluggish economic system and dependency on the West also weakened the control that it had over countries under the USSR’s control and eventually led to its demise. Venezuela now finds itself in the same difficult position.

Venezuelan officials like to blame the crisis on the United States and right wing business owners aiming to sabotage the system, it seems obvious that the heavily centralized state-run system inherited from Chavez is what is driving Maduro’s country to ruin. With a GDP percent change of -8% from 2015 to 2016 and an unemployment rate of over 17%, the only thing that can save Venezuela is ditching socialism.

The opposition has called for a referendum to oust Maduro this year, but the process is still in limbo–meaning relief for the Venezuelan people might not come until 2018, the next scheduled presidential election.

Even then, change can never be promised in the world’s 9th most corrupt country.

How To Avoid Starving To Death

Throughout history countries have been ravished by food shortages. In Venezuela, we are currently seeing the devastating affects of socialism and food emergencies. Don’t be fooled into thinking that cannot happen to you, not in America. You need to prepare yourself for the worst.

Matthew Concludes: When a nation is collapsing; there is two options leave the country or endure the extreme hardship and chaos. If you’re on a sinking ship would the smartest thing to do is to get off the sinking ship?
So do not be fool that it would not happen. It always pay to be ready for the worse and hope for the best. I don’t always have all the answers and you have answers and solutions how to survive the hard times in the oncoming economic collapse; let me know in the comments below.

Globalist Intend To Use Food As Key Weapon In World Takeover

Social unrest will occur when food shortages begin, providing excuse for martial law

Alex Jones shows how the globalists have steered societies and managed resources, not for prosperity, but to control populations and destroy the middle class.

My Conclusion
That why we should be prepared for whatever coming. As the oncoming global economic collapse which may occur maybe this year or within 4 to 5 years. I know that Venezuela economic collapse is a just warning sign what can happen in any nation. Venezuelan farmer have to hand over any where 30 to 100 percent to their government. Also preparedness and hoarding is illegal in Venezuela so if people try to prepare and hoard, the government will just take it all. When you watch video on you tube about Venezuela food shortages the Supermarket shelves are empty. Once the government take control of the distribution of food and farms the food shortage will only get worse and been proven is history time again. And here a quote

” Control the oil and you control nations; control food and you control people.” Henry Kissinger

This is true because we all need food to survive; not junkfood we buy in the supermarket but good wholesome food what nature has given us. Because if our government control the food and farms they can control us. That why I don’t trust in my our government. You got to have commonsense and use it. And ask yourself that question; If you know that there was going to be a economic collapse occur in your countries would you prepared for it? And commonsense thing to do is to prepare for was ever coming even if it didn’t happen; because it would be foolish not to prepared for worse to come. Many people in first world nation just pretend it’s not going to happen which that the worse and most unforgiving mistake to make.
And I hope you make the best choice to prepare yourself and have family and friend you can rely on.

Food seizures begin: Venezuela farmers ordered to turn over their food to the government

Source:Natural News
Date: 7 August 2015
Author: Daniel Barker

(NaturalNews) As Venezuela’s economy continues to worsen — its currency having entered “free fall mode,” according to the Financial Times — the desperate Maduro government has taken the extreme measure of nationalizing the nation’s food industry.

Venezuelan farmers and food producers are now required to sell anywhere from 30 percent to 100 percent of their products to state-owned stores. The order covers staple foods such as rice, milk, oil, sugar and flour.

Shortages and long lines in stores have become common since Venezuela’s economy began sliding into inflation — a situation that placed them at the top of the list in the world for inflation in 2014. The official inflation rate was 65 percent last year, and in the last month the currency has lost another 43 percent of its value. Oil prices once again have dropped, causing further strain on Venezuela’s struggling economy.

The recent free fall of the country’s currency — the bolivar — is evidence, according to FT.com, of “the growing inability of Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela’s president, to stabilise the country’s fast deteriorating economy.”

Maduro's Leftist government has attempted to cover its debts by printing money, a move which has pushed the country towards a state of hyperinflation, according to leading economists. Venezuela's money supply has increased 85 percent in the last year, while the currency continues to devalue. The black market value of the bolivar has nearly reached the 700 to one dollar mark -- a figure roughly one-hundredth of the official government rate of 6.3 bolivars to the dollar.

Many observers believe that the move to nationalize the food supply will only worsen the situation, especially for Venezuela's lower income citizens.

Pablo Baraybar, president of the Venezuelan Food Industry Chamber, says the order is "illogical"
and will harm consumers:

Taking products from the supermarkets and shops to hand them over to the state network doesn't help in any way. And problems like speculating will only get worse, because the foods will be concentrated precisely in the areas where the resellers go.

Speculation and exploitation

The "speculating" that Baraybar refers to is the widespread practice of private retailers in Venezuela purchasing and hoarding cheap food products from the state-owned markets for resale at greatly inflated prices in the private stores.

The speculators, nicknamed "bachaqueros" (giant ants), buy goods from the three state-owned store chains, then resell them at a profit.

The nationalization will also lead to even longer lines in the markets, according to Baraybar, because "goods will be available in fewer stores."

From the Telegraph.com:

The state owns 7,245 stores, compared to more than 113,000 in private hands. Mr Baraybar said that many of the private shops were in densely-populated areas, meaning that people will now be forced to make longer journeys to the state stores.

Solution: increased production, not nationalization

Baraybar says that the Venezuelan Food Industry Chamber was not informed about the order and has called for a meeting with the government to discuss the plan. He says that the move "does absolutely nothing to help with the shortages" and that increased national production is the solution.

For years now, Venezuela has exercised strict price controls on many basic goods in an effort to keep them affordable for the country's poor, but manufacturers claim that high production costs make it impossible to for them to operate, leading to further shortages.

Meanwhile, the government accuses the producers of greedy speculation and trying to undermine the revolution.

The socialist model has proven to be disastrous to Venezuela's economy, as it has in other countries which opted for the same approach. Simply taking over the private sector will never be a formula for economic success.

Sources:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk

http://www.ft.com

http://www.telegraph.co.uk

Venezuela’s food supply collapses, headed toward 1000% inflation as Health Ranger launches non-electric food grow system that produces food for pennies

Natural News
March 10, 2015
Mike Adams, the Health Ranger

(NaturalNews) The coming global food crisis really hit home for me last year. I saw droughts destroying crops across California and food inflation worsening almost everywhere.

Collapsing water supplies and radical weather patterns have only accelerated the crisis, and while food may appear to be abundant on grocery store shelves, the retail presentation of abundant food is a thin veneer, under which lies a fragile food supply wholly dependent on just-in-time deliveries, stable weather patterns, cheap water and cheap fossil fuels.

The federal government’s official inflation statistics are lies, of course, and government statisticians intentionally downplay the rising cost of food that’s now putting quality, organic produce out of reach for even well-to-do Americans. In reality, food inflation is already in the double digits in America, with some experts predicting food prices may now begin to double every 3 – 4 years. Continue reading Venezuela’s food supply collapses, headed toward 1000% inflation as Health Ranger launches non-electric food grow system that produces food for pennies