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Venezuela’s toilet-paper shortage oddly worsening,
despite Maduro’s “new economic order

Hot Air, by Erols zkpjmdrm

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Posted By:Toledo, 2/2/2014 6:56:48 AM

When will President Nicolas Maduro finally free Venezuelans from the tyrannical shackles of supply and demand ruining their lives? Despite his best efforts at establishing price caps, government rationing, currency controls, and stationing troops at places of business in order to prevent the collusion of greedy profit-seekers and American imperialists in their “economic war” against him, the mass shortages of basic goods plaguing Venezuelans persist. Indeed, since parliament granted Maduro his requested “emergency decree powers” in the weeks before the country’s municipal elections and he promised to impose a “new economic order” of fairness and equality, the shortages, the rampant

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Kendet1946, 2/2/2014 7:10:25 AM     (No. 9715520)

Socialists have schlerosis of the brain; Incapable of learning life´s truths, just the lies and deceit.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jinx, 2/2/2014 7:22:28 AM     (No. 9715535)

Maybe Sheryl Crow can go over there and teach them how to use just one sheet at a time.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: planetgeo, 2/2/2014 7:42:23 AM     (No. 9715554)

In America, after three more years of Obama, we will come to understand the new meaning of "your bottom dollar."

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Reply 4 - Posted by: JAN, 2/2/2014 7:53:33 AM     (No. 9715561)

Venezuela coming to America via Obamao

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bpl40, 2/2/2014 8:01:58 AM     (No. 9715568)

One more reason not to shake hands with a Venezuelan!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: uno, 2/2/2014 8:39:06 AM     (No. 9715623)

#2 - Thanks...now you have me imagining Sheryl singing Johnny Cash´s song "One Piece at a Time" for that!

It just goes to show you what an incompetent dweeb with a pen and a phone, thinking that he can run everything because the people are too stupid to wipe their own ... noses, winds up with!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Mobyclik, 2/2/2014 8:46:50 AM     (No. 9715632)

FTA: ´´...he promised to impose a “new economic order” of fairness and equality...´´

Geez, that sounds familier, better stock up on TP.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: kanphil, 2/2/2014 8:55:15 AM     (No. 9715645)

Don´t they have any old copies of the NYT around that they could hang on a mail in the outhouse wall?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: pinger, 2/2/2014 9:09:13 AM     (No. 9715674)

Perhaps they should look at the YouTube video to learn the Afghan method....

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Reply 10 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 2/2/2014 9:09:36 AM     (No. 9715675)

I sometimes think the collapse of Venezuela from Democracy to Communism was a test run to see if it was possible on a small scale. The same is now going on in the United States, but on a much larger scale.

No toilet paper? Just proof that everything Communism touches turns to...well you can guess.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: jackburton, 2/2/2014 10:48:28 AM     (No. 9715866)

reminds me of (a play called) "Urinetown."

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Reply 12 - Posted by: VAfreedomluver, 2/2/2014 11:50:29 AM     (No. 9715932)

Socialism smells. Literally.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: RancherJack, 2/2/2014 11:50:55 AM     (No. 9715934)

You mean "I command there be more TP isn´t magically producing more TP?"

How droll.

/obama

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Reply 14 - Posted by: MDMuskrat, 2/2/2014 1:43:32 PM     (No. 9716053)

I, too, thought the author´s name was somewhat strange. It´s actually Erika Johnsen.

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