Skip to comments.Venezuela, The Ultimate April Fool. No Wait! It’s Not Them, It’s Us!
Posted on 04/01/2017 7:49:56 AM PDT by NOBO2012
Currently Venezuela, like Obamacare, is in an accelerating death spiral due to Hugo Chávez Andean socialism experiment, 1999-2013, the year of his demise. He managed to destroy an otherwise robust economy in 13 short years. When Nicolás Maduro took over he had little to work with but instead of reversing the policies that led to the collapse of the Venezuelan bolivar and the entire economy he doubled down. As his people make do without basic necessities - like food and toilet paper he continues to consolidate power and control. According to Bloomberg Venezuela is sliding closer toward dictatorship after the countrys Supreme Court gutted the only opposition-run institution -- the Congress. How?
The High Court declared the opposition-led Congress to be illegal
Court will therefore execute legislative powers
In other words, the High Court of the Land just declared the elected legislative process null and void and gave themselves the power to legislate from the bench. Just like here, in the good old USA! Where theoretically the Judicial Branch of our Constitutional government has no more lawmaking power than a referee in a football game has power to make up new rules for the game; Regardless of that fact we somehow allow them to continue to legislate from the bench. And now theyve gone one step further than even Venezuela; theyve nullified and declared the Executive branch illegal as well:
Weve allowed unlawful court opinions to go into effect, which stop lawful presidential orders, and worse, challenging and appealing them in a higher court as if they have authority to do so Capital Hill Outsider
Which, Im sorry to say, makes the US the April Fool this year.
Many legal scholars have clearly explained how the judicial rulings against the order are not based on law or the Constitution. What is lacking is an effort by the administration and Congress to remove or restrict the power of tyrannical judges who present their own personal opinions as expressions of the facts and the law.
And they have gotten worse, in the past 14 years
Dear President Trump: Dont let Deep-State Socialism take over lawful governance. Thats why we elected you. Please drain the swamp.
Congress should impeach federal judges who make outrageous rulings that have no basis in the Constitution
President and all his administration should begin immediate implementation of Trumps LEGAL Executive Order, while citing its Constitutionality.
Otherwise, Venezuela, here we come! As Gerard pointed out on American Digest, when the choice is between Socialism or Death you often get both:
Turns out participating when youre told, where youre told, how youre told really isnt participation at all. Its enslavement with energy; servitude with verve. - Joel D. Hirst
Weve got plenty of verve.
Ignore these bodacious fools; theyre dangerous all year round.
Posted from: Michelle Obamas Mirror
Chavez was evil. Maduro is just stupid. He needs to replace some of the rocks in his head with a little lead.
Venezuela is a poor man’s N. Korea. We should have some fun with them. Maybe all their millionaire baseball players in the US can help. They have the money to move their families out of harms way.
Really stupid aren’t you
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