Monthly Archives: February 2007

Digg: Chavez fixes prices,profit motive evaporates,Result: massive food shortages

CARACAS, Venezuela — Meat cuts vanished from Venezuelan supermarkets this week, leaving only unsavory bits like chicken feet, while costly artificial sweeteners have increasingly replaced sugar, and many staples sell far above government-fixed prices.

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But who guards the guards?

120 prisoners escaped from a North Korean concentration camp yesterday. They were imprisoned for the crime of .. trying to escape from North Korea.

In related news, an entire platoon of border guards (one of the most lucrative jobs in that country) escaped the next day.

Both groups were risking their lives to escape to Manchurian China, which is a very poor and totalitarian area itself, and which helpfully returns escapees to North Korea for continued torture and starvation.

Aren’t you glad that the U.S. government has sent the North Korean slavemasters over $1 billion in aid since 1995?

Whenever I read these stories, I think of Ayn Rands words: “If they ask you, in America—tell them that Russia is a huge cemetery and that we are all dying slowly.”

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The earth is going to explode…

because of global warming. Next week: boils, locusts, darkness, and your firstborn.

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Global Warming Alert

Global warming is causing a porcupine to loose his prickles. If you’re not in hysterics about global warming, you hate porcupines. You don’t hate cute little porcupines, do you?

More things blamed on global warming.

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