Category: Investor’s Business Daily

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Putin’s Pirates Of The Caribbean Tour

7/17/2014 Geopolitics: Vladimir Putin blew through Latin America last week, handing out goodies to anti-U.S. regimes. But he insists he doesn’t want to reopen an old spy base in Cuba, which we find disingenuous. The scope of the Russian president’s visit took the U.S. by surprise. Instead of just attending

Miss Venezuela

Venezuela: The Killing Fields Of Caracas

Socialism: Quick, what’s the murder capital of the world: Kabul? Juarez? Try Caracas, Venezuela, a city whose dictator, Hugo Chavez, has made murder a means of extending his control. The silent protest at Monday night’s Miss Universe Pageant in Las Vegas was invisible to nearly everyone — except Venezuelans. On

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Chile’s Private Social Security System Turns 30

Investor’s Business Daily, Page One, May 1, 2011 by Monica Showalter May Day — socialists’ paean to class warfare — evokes memories of Soviet tanks in Red Square and leftist radicals rioting. But Chile celebrates the actual empowerment of workers. May 1 marks the 30 years since Chile became the

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Targeting Che

INVESTOR’S BUSINESS DAILY Posted 12/13/2006 Target, the retailer that distinguished itself last year by banning Salvation Army bell-ringers, has topped itself this yuletide by selling Che Guevara CD cases for a little tyrant-chic right under your tree. The big box retailer has jumped onto the Guevara bandwagon, selling the murderous

Exxon Not Budging Vs. Venezuela Gov’t Over New Contracts

BY MONICA SHOWALTER Posted 12/29/2005 Alone among big oil, Exxon Mobil (XOM) isn’t backing down from a confrontation with Venezuela. Venezuela’s government says all foreign investors must accept “mixed company” arrangements by Dec. 31 under a 2001 law. Other firms have reluctantly “migrated” to new state-dominated oil production joint ventures,

Dust Bowl

California’s Drought Isn’t Due To Global Warming, But Politics

2/14/2014 Water Wars: President Obama visited California’s drought-hit Central Valley Friday, offering handouts and blaming global warming. But the state’s water shortage is due to the left’s refusal to deal with the state’s water needs. Following legislative action last month by Speaker John Boehner and California’s Central Valley Representatives David Valadao,

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Yes, Chilean Personal Retirement Accounts Work

 MONICA SHOWALTER 10/05/2015 In 2012, the Chilean government invited a group of journalists to the South American country to show off its innovations — language programs, new uses for llama fur, greenie aquaculture, microfinance, quake-proof skyscrapers and the world’s most powerful telescope. But there was one thing missing amid all

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George Soros, Agent of Chaos

10/07/2011 The Left: Billionaire George Soros declared sympathy for the mobs swarming Wall Street and blaming banks for the economy. Strange that a man who should be anathema to these parasites’ agenda is actually their patron. The “Occupy Wall Street” blame-the-banks movement in New York and other large cities is proving

Central America Border Rush Fueled By Remittances

Excerpt: But while the political debate has focused on U.S. immigration enforcement, a key economic factor has been lost in the clamor. Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, which are supplying three-quarters of the latest cross-border flood, are bucking a trend in Latin America toward stronger local economies based on sound

Melissa Click

A Message For Higher Ed From Mizzou’s 1,500 Missing Students

Education Bubble: The University of Missouri reported a near-25% drop in student enrollment following its unrest. This is the result of political correctness run amok, weak university leadership and inflated college costs. “I am writing to you today to confirm that we project a very significant budget shortfall due to