By Andrew P. Napolitano
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Socialism has finally hit the fan in Hugo Chavez's Venezuela, though he checked out just in time to miss it. He left millions of Venezuelans struggling to clean up the mess.
Everything seems to be lining up for Michael Andretti this May.
First, milk, butter, coffee and cornmeal ran short. Now Venezuela is running out of the most basic of necessities — toilet paper.
In a need of a lift in the rotation, the Phillies are taking a chance on Carlos Zambrano.
Carlos the Jackal, the self-proclaimed revolutionary who was one of the world's most wanted terrorists for decades, returned to a Paris court on Monday to appeal his life sentence for orchestrating bombings in France two decades ago.
Carlos Munoz shot straight to the top of the Indianapolis 500 speed chart Sunday.
A member of Venezuela's assembly appeared on state television with a bruised, swollen and bloody head Tuesday evening, after a brawl erupted among lawmakers in a heated session over post-election powers.
A time-honored cliche of historians is to refer to Simon Bolivar as the "George Washington of Latin America." To be sure, the 19th-century patriot was instrumental in the nationalist uprising that drove Spanish colonialism off the continent.
Canadian Ambassador Gary Doer is traveling the United States to promote the Keystone XL project as U.S. environmentalists threaten President Obama with civil unrest if he approves the proposed oil pipeline from Alberta to Texas.
A number of the globe's most powerful countries "continued to repress or attack the means by which individuals can organize, assemble, or demand better performance from their rulers," according to the State Department's annual review of human rights worldwide released Friday.
Venezuela offers a classic study of how socialist regimes impose misery and mayhem but manage to fool or intimidate enough voters to keep the regime in power.
Hugo Chavez's hand-picked successor, Nicolas Maduro, has won Venezuela's presidential election by a stunningly narrow margin that highlights rising discontent over problems ranging from crime to power blackouts. His rival demanded a recount, portending more headaches for a country shaken by the death of its dominating leader.
Voters who kept Hugo Chavez in office for 14 years were deciding Sunday whether to elect the devoted lieutenant he chose to carry on the revolution that endeared him to the poor but that many Venezuelans believe is ruining the nation.
Nicolas Maduro hopes to ride a tide of grief into Venezuela's special presidential election Sunday and win voters' endorsement to succeed the late Hugo Chavez, the divisive larger-than-life leader who chose him to carry on the messy, unfinished Chavista revolution.
You need only to pick up a newspaper or turn on the television to be reminded that threats facing America are becoming more serious and diverse.