capitalism trumps socialism …

When you have to loot the empty State owned Supermarket, you have arrived at Zimbabwe or North Korea territory. But this is/was Obama’s ambition, to be like Venezuela. Or Cuba.

The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries. Winston Churchill

We are not running out of anything, but Communism, such as that practiced in Venezuela, will leave you short of everything.

[…] we showed what Caracas, looks like this week:

 

As we wrote then these are simply hungry Venezuelans protesting that their children are dying from lack of food and medicine and that they do not have enough water or electricity. As AgainstCronyCapitalism added, this is a country with more oil than Saudi Arabia, and the government has stolen all the money and now they bottleneck peaceful protesters and threaten them with bombs (or haul them to prison and torture them). […]

EMSmith (Chiefio) knows, (via a comment on a WUWT post, on capitalism by Eric Worrall) that there are no shortages:

[…]if you wish reinforcement of your skepticism about running out of energy, stuff, and food, I highly recommend these post from E.M. Smith…
https://chiefio.wordpress.com/2009/05/08/there-is-no-shortage-of-stuff/
https://chiefio.wordpress.com/2009/03/20/there-is-no-energy-shortage/
https://chiefio.wordpress.com/2013/01/11/grains-and-why-food-will-stay-plentiful/

About Tom Harley

Amateur ecologist and horticulturalist and CEO of Kimberley Environmental Horticulture Inc. (Tom Harley)
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