Skip to comments.Widespread blackouts hit Venezuela
Posted on 06/28/2014 2:24:33 AM PDT by Enterprise
A power plant failure has knocked out electricity across a large part of Venezuela, interrupting a nationally televised presidential ceremony and forcing a suspension of subway and train services around the country.
The outage disrupted a televised celebration of journalists that President Nicolas Maduro was holding in the governmental palace in Caracas. The city's sidewalks filled up with pedestrians who overflowed into the traffic lanes.
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Only socialist dictators can do this.
Sad thing is; we are not that far behind.
What a waste.
Trying to be fairer to the poor through socialist means ends up being unfairer to everybody, both rich and poor.
Sounds like they are having a war on coal or something
You have now attained the level of perfect Communism.
“we are not that far behind.”
CA had rolling blackouts in the 1990s; they weren’t behind at all. When enough people tired of it, Gray Davis lost his job as governor.
“Trying to be fairer to the poor through socialist means ends up being unfairer to everybody, both rich and poor.”
Capitalism is the unequal sharing of wealth. Socialism is the equal sharing of misery. (Churchill)
Unfortunately I think we will have to fall this far before anyone does anything to clean house in the US.
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