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2005-01-05 Caribbean-Latin America
Venezuela Promises Sweeping Land Reform
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Posted by Fred 2005-01-05 00:00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [381 views since 2007-05-07]  Top

#1 We will take your land. You will reform.
Posted by Captain America  2005-01-05 12:49:43 AM||   2005-01-05 12:49:43 AM|| Front Page Top

#2 Oh, I'll bet he does. It seems the first act of EVERY shiny new Commie Dictator is "Land Reform". I hope that the regular Venzuelans are basically self-subsistent. The Land Reform Thingy has a rather poor history of working out, especially the agricultural aspects.
Posted by .com 2005-01-05 12:55:53 AM||   2005-01-05 12:55:53 AM|| Front Page Top

#3 But it worked so well in Zimbabwe. Oh, wait ...
Posted by AJackson 2005-01-05 7:41:14 AM||   2005-01-05 7:41:14 AM|| Front Page Top

#4 Venezuelan "war veterans" must be licking their chops...
Posted by tu3031 2005-01-05 10:15:06 AM||   2005-01-05 10:15:06 AM|| Front Page Top

#5 Let the redistributions begin!
Posted by Secret Master 2005-01-05 12:42:45 PM||   2005-01-05 12:42:45 PM|| Front Page Top

#6 Does RantBurgs Mayor have a fine sash?
Posted by Shipman 2005-01-05 1:58:36 PM||   2005-01-05 1:58:36 PM|| Front Page Top

#7 Truly.
Posted by Seafarious  2005-01-05 2:03:35 PM||   2005-01-05 2:03:35 PM|| Front Page Top

#8 Do these commies get together at their own Summits, Chaired by Mugabe and Nujomo and discuss the best ways to starve their people. Dirt is only worth dirt if you can't grow anything on it. Ask Mengistu or Siad Barre.
Posted by Rightwing 2005-01-05 2:07:14 PM||   2005-01-05 2:07:14 PM|| Front Page Top

#9 Chavez is my pick for this year's Dead Pool.
Posted by RWV 2005-01-05 4:13:12 PM||   2005-01-05 4:13:12 PM|| Front Page Top

#10 God in Heaven! RantBurg is run by HR Puffenstuff?
Posted by Shipman 2005-01-05 4:26:43 PM||   2005-01-05 4:26:43 PM|| Front Page Top

#11 Silly Shipman, that's Mayor McCheese...
Posted by Seafarious  2005-01-05 4:28:44 PM||   2005-01-05 4:28:44 PM|| Front Page Top

#12 Actually land reform CAN work out, when its done by non-commies. Taiwan had land reform in the 1950's, and IIUC it contributed to their later economic success. See when non-commmies do it, they realize A. You need to transfer the land from big land holders to small ones, NOT to communes. B. The small landholders cant be TOO small, to have viable farms, and they need to have capital assets. C. You cant just hand it out to political pals, like in ZimBOBwe.
Posted by Liberalhawk 2005-01-05 4:33:32 PM||   2005-01-05 4:33:32 PM|| Front Page Top

#13 "This land is my land, that land is my land, from the southern border to the northern border. This land is made for me and me."
Posted by Captain America  2005-01-05 11:17:57 PM||   2005-01-05 11:17:57 PM|| Front Page Top

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