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Milei dropping a massive turd in the punchbowl at Davos

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Yano

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Poor Argentina , that country has gone through so much bullshit in the past 50 years , govt toppled , military junta taking over and from like 77 to 83 they killed , tortured and "disappeared" over 30,000 people , stole their kids and sold them off ,,, Be good to see that nation finally start to heal and move forward one way or another from its past. Hope this dude is actually good for the country and not just another typical politician.
 
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Poor Argentina , that country has gone through so much bullshit in the past 50 years , govt toppled , military junta taking over and from like 77 to 83 they killed , tortured and "disappeared" over 30,000 people , stole their kids and sold them off ,,, Be good to see that nation finally start to heal and move forward one way or another from its past. Hope this dude is actually good for the country and not just another typical politician.
He talks a good game but there is some shit coming out about him. But how much of that shit is just misdirection who knows.
 
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He talks a good game but there is some shit coming out about him. But how much of that shit is just misdirection who knows.
Oh for sure. the global elites will do anything to take him down. They do not like free thinkers and people for liberty and freedom.
 
tommyguns2

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I think Argentina is the poster-child for the spectacular failure of socialism.

Remember, for socialism to have any legs, it's got to rest on top of a previous capitalist base of wealth. After all, re-distribution of wealth from the haves to the have-nots can't occur in a country where no wealth exists. In those instances, you just have killing fields, like China and Cambodia. That's why Venezuela and Argentina are such good case studies. Amazing how fast Venezuela went down the toilet with all its natural resources. It takes a special kind of stupid to flush a country like that in as little as 20 years.

Europe is kind of an anomaly. With NATO providing a cheap military shield for the continent, many of the European economies were able to shift public money away from defense to social programs. In addition, as the death toll of WWI and WWII had left much of Europe decimated with respect to population, plenty of jobs existed for the rebuilding process. Even with these types of winds at their backs, the economies of much of Europe have stagnated. Italy, Spain, France, England... each of these countries have experienced very little growth over the past 20 years. And their demographics are awful. When the lavish pensions were put in place, there were lots of young workers and few old due to the carnage of WWII. And if your pension is too cushy, who needs children to take care of you, the state will do it. And so birthrates plummeted.

Only Germany was the exception, but now their green policies are about to plunge the country into the dark and cold, with fuel prices skyrocketing, farmers being driven out of business, and the cost of energy causing much of the country to de-industrialize. Lots of manufacturing may just go down the road to Poland, Czech Republic, Slovenia, etc. Good, skilled labor force. German self-immolation. Very sad to see, as I love Germany and the German people. But that's what happens when you elect a bunch of green party dumbasses.
 
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I think Argentina is the poster-child for the spectacular failure of socialism.

Remember, for socialism to have any legs, it's got to rest on top of a previous capitalist base of wealth. After all, re-distribution of wealth from the haves to the have-nots can't occur in a country where no wealth exists. In those instances, you just have killing fields, like China and Cambodia. That's why Venezuela and Argentina are such good case studies. Amazing how fast Venezuela went down the toilet with all its natural resources. It takes a special kind of stupid to flush a country like that in as little as 20 years.

Europe is kind of an anomaly. With NATO providing a cheap military shield for the continent, many of the European economies were able to shift public money away from defense to social programs. In addition, as the death toll of WWI and WWII had left much of Europe decimated with respect to population, plenty of jobs existed for the rebuilding process. Even with these types of winds at their backs, the economies of much of Europe have stagnated. Italy, Spain, France, England... each of these countries have experienced very little growth over the past 20 years. And their demographics are awful. When the lavish pensions were put in place, there were lots of young workers and few old due to the carnage of WWII. And if your pension is too cushy, who needs children to take care of you, the state will do it. And so birthrates plummeted.
AMEN! My wife immigrated here from Buenos Aires when we got married and because of our marriage, I am a dual citizen. Neither of us want an Argentine passport. My wife still has family there and is unwilling to go back to that country for any reason. 145% increase in inflation in 1 year and their peso is not worth anything $1 US = 818.9 ARS Most people there deal in Blue Dollars (blackmarket). The socialists running the country have literally taken everything they can get their hand on, socialize agriculture, airlines, utilities, petroleum, media and the Central Bank, which is broke. Glad to see the people there have woken up and said enough. We will see if Milei can get what he wants done because Congress is still the old school Peronists. Of course like any good socialist shithole, crime has also risen, food is in short supply, power for homes is very sketchy and goes out all the time. My mother-in-law has been waiting for weeks not to get the city to come out and remove a tree that was on city property. It feel recently during a big storm taking out part of her roof. My wife was an adult during the dirty war/military take over, and adult when their money was frozen and devalued during the Carlito 2001. They were 1-1 with the dollar and over night they changed to pesos and fucked the whole country. The banks froze all bank accounts and gave people what they though they needed monthly to survive. My wife almost left broke with only a home she can't sell because the socialists will not allow the money to leave Argentina. Believe it or not my mother-in-law and sister-in-law are both Peronist and very upset with this change. But they complain all the time about the economy. I am glad Milei threw shit at the Davos fools, Klaus Schwab apparently got up and walked out of this speech. Milei knows well what socialism does to a county. But how many people in America don't agree?
 
Bigtex

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Poor Argentina , that country has gone through so much bullshit in the past 50 years , govt toppled , military junta taking over and from like 77 to 83 they killed , tortured and "disappeared" over 30,000 people , stole their kids and sold them off ,,, Be good to see that nation finally start to heal and move forward one way or another from its past. Hope this dude is actually good for the country and not just another typical politician.
My wife has an Argentine friend here who knew she was adopted as a baby but never questioned who here real parents were. She found out her adopted father was a high ranking military officer in the junta. Then she find out her adopted father had taken her from her real mother as a baby and had her family killed and then raised her as his own. She has been totally devastated since finding out the truth. My wife had encouraged her to look into this because she recognized her adopted father's name as a war criminal. I believe she has totally disowned her father now. There were some very sad things that happened during that time and believe it or not, Pope Jorge Maria Bergoglio was in it up to his eyes and has actually been convicted of complicity but can not be given a sentence because he is the Pope.

There is stuff that is absolutely true on this web site that will make your eyes open wide:

 
MR. BMJ

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I'm liking Milei more as well. I can't say i know too much about him, but a breath of fresh air for now. Like was mentioned above, the media and globalists will make-up anything if he stands in the way of their wretched agenda. Hopefully he has a solid team and security around him. Guys like him end up dead at times:(
 
Bigtex

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Mr. BMJ, the Peronists/socialists/unions have been attacking him since day 1 in office. One of the elected Politicians got arrested for tossing a bottle at him during the inauguration. His administration has created new law about protesting and their policy is 1 law enforcement officer to every two protestors and the slightest violation gets your tossed in jail. He is also forcing airlines to be public, giving the employees ownership. He is doing the same with the media, agriculture industry petroleum and utilities. Now more government ownership. Later on in the year he will switch the peso over to the dollar. This guy is very smart when it come to economics and is in full support of capitalisms. He says Argentina will not longer deal with socialist countries or dictatorships. So he has broken a lot of deep ties with China.
 
MR. BMJ

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Let’s hope this guy can get his policies implemented fully and see where the country goes before they assassinate him.

He reminds me of Ron Paul.

Hey @Swiper there is a thread over at ProM asking about you, lol. Thought i'd let ya know since you popped in at the right time:cool:
 
tommyguns2

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Things have gotten so bad in Argentina that the state media's lies are seen as ridiculous. I've got family in the airline business that regularly travels to Argentina, and they go into the city with US dollars and buy plastic surgery procedures, expensive liquor, spa an hair treatments at high end salons for pennies on the dollar. The average citizen knows the place has gone to hell, so when the socialists tell you the sun is shining while you're standing in the rain, no one believes them any longer.

Margaret Thatcher had a famous quote in the 70s about socialism, and how eventually (sometimes very quickly) the socialists run out of other people's money to spend.

And in today's modern banking system, even a hint of socialist nonsense can trigger a massive wave of capital to exit a country. I wonder how much money from Venezuela is sitting in US banks right now. The smart money left, and skilled labor force left, and the only thing left is the starving masses that have nowhere to go.

My daughter's roommate in college was from Venezuela, and while she was in school most of her family left the country and moved to Spain, as they had dual citizenship. She stayed with us over the summers as COVID made trans-atlantic travel almost impossible. After graduation, she went to Spain, and she'll likely never go back to Venezuela. Same for much of the upper-middle class, who actually knew how things worked in the country and kept the lights on. Now in Venezuela, the only neighborhoods that have 24/7 electrical power and clean water are those occupied by the party leaders. I guess in Socialists countries some people are more equal than others! LOL
 
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