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Lessons from Venezuela, as Told by a Venezuelan

Aug 24, 2016 by AFP

What does socialism look like in the real world? Cronyism. Inequality. Poverty. Despair. Human suffering on an immense scale. That’s the answer that Freedom Partners member — and Venezuela native — Erick Brimen gives in a video we’re releasing today. Erick explains how socialism swept into his homeland in response to a corrupt government that enriched its friends and allies at the public’s expense. The socialists, led by Hugo Chavez, promised to end the rampant cronyism and promote fairness and equality for all. This naturally resonated with millions of Venezuelans who were sick and…

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Michael Phelps Owes Uncle Sam $55,000 for His Medals

Aug 18, 2016 by AFP

Michael Phelps swims fast, but not fast enough to beat Uncle Sam, who awaits him at the finish line each time he wins a medal. His total income tax bill for the 2016 Games? Up to about $55,000 for his five golds and one silver. Olympic athletes who bring home medals also bring home cash…

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