Skip to comments.Refugees from socialist countries warn Americans: Don't let it happen here
Posted on 09/16/2020 2:33:53 AM PDT by USA Conservative
Immigrants who settled in the U.S. say recent political shifts here are starting to remind them of what they left behind
One of the most memorable moments from the Republican National Convention came when Cuban-born Maximo Alvarez cautioned Americans against creeping socialism.
Ive seen movements like this before, he warned last month.
The Florida businessman is hardly alone among those who fled socialist countries. On social media and in interviews with Fox News, other immigrants who settled in the U.S. say that recent political shifts here including class warfare, riots and language policing, not to mention calls for expansive government programs are starting to remind them of what they left behind.
And they carry the same message as Alvarez, urging Americans not to repeat history.
The millionaires, and anyone that was rich, were the enemy of people in Venezuela, Elizabeth Rogliani, a young woman who left Venezuela for America in 2008 and lives in Florida, said of her former country (though she cited a term that President Trump now controversially uses against the media).
She has been using her TikTok channel to try to tell people about that history.
Rogliani says she sees a parallel in politicians frequent attacks on millionaires and billionaires.
Division between the classes was something that Hugo Chavez wanted -- to make sure that poorer sectors of society hated anyone that was wealthy, she said.
Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez often declared that being rich is bad.
He defined capitalism as the "kingdom of the egoism of inequality" and socialism as the "kingdom of love, equality, solidarity, peace and true democracy."
Once, before Chavez became president in 1999, Venezuela was the wealthiest country in South America. Venezuela also has more untapped underground oil than any country in the world, even Saudi Arabia.
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Ill pony up for a few 1 way tickets!!!
Whats the point of socialism if liberals cant force it on conservatives?
No Communistas! No Socialistas !
Liberal socialist are in a position to control thats why they wont leave
Capitalism *is* horrible. Except, just like democracy, everything else humanity has ever tried is far, far, far, far worse. :P
Democracy and capitalism are the least worst choices. :P
But they’re minorities, low IQ and incapable of doing anything for themselves in this racist slave nation. Thank God for elitist democrats who take the time to sacrifice our liberty and tax money to care for them.
American education systems has dumb down Students to the point where they don’t believe the millions of people that were slaughtered in socialists and communists regimes.
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