When I was a little girl in the early 1990s, my father worked in the energy industry and often flitted off to South America. He brought us back postcards and chucherías from this faraway land of Venezuela, describing it as the most picturesque nation in Latin America.
Sometimes even the worst of the media inadvertently stumbles upon the truth. On April 30, MSNBC reported that the socialist government of Venezuela was running over its citizens with armored vehicles.
Look no further than the devastating situation in Venezuela to see what happens when a socialist government confiscates the guns of law-abiding citizens.
Venezuela. It was a nation with corruption, crime, poverty—and freedom—and its oil and natural resources attracted people from all over the world. It was a tourist paradise with its 300 beautiful keys and islands and crystal-clear turquoise water. Like many others, Venezuela was an imperfect country, but one that enabled people with perseverance and dedication to fulfill their dreams.