Thursday, June 16, 2016

EXCLUSIVE - 'Why shouldn't we enjoy ourselves just because the country is burning?'

(Hat tip: KimR) - Venezuela's super-rich are enjoying lavish parties and gourmet cuisine, while middle-class people are forced to scavenge for food as the Socialist country's economy collapses. In the opulent Caracas Country Club, where membership costs an astonishing £77,000 – 458 times the average Venezuelan salary – glamorous women in cocktail dresses were seen relishing a banquet of beef and lobster...
Read more at the UK Daily Mail

This article includes pictures of nearly empty store shelves, people digging through the trash for scraps, a starving dog and lavish parties. This is ultimately the nature of authoritarian governments even when they begin with kindly folks with good intentions. --bc


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