Venezuela’s Hell: Could It Happen Here?

I want to challenge you.   Could the United States—the beacon of freedom, economic and military superpower, and perhaps history’s greatest anomaly—ever fall as far as Venezuela?   Before we get back to that, let me give you a brief crash course in what South American friends are currently enjoying. There’s no food. Imagine being so…

The Art of Circumvention

As children, we are masters at the art—or at least the attempt of—circumvention. Simply put, kids are in the business of getting what they want. Parents in the business of running block against some of those (often ill-planned) things that children want. Enter the Art of Circumvention. The child will either bypass the more “difficult”…

Ding Dong, the Dictator’s Dead

While millions of oppressed Venezuelans are celebrating the death of an oppressor, somewhere Sean Penn is sniveling. And apparently, so is U.S. Representative Jose Serrano. Then again, this is the same guy who introduces legislation every few years to repeal the 22nd Amendment (That’s presidential term limits for you low-information voters out there), so his support of Chavez…