CNN Interview Goes Wrong as Deported Illegal’s Wife Wrecks Media Narrative

The liberal media has exploited every possible opportunity to smear President Donald Trump as being a bigoted anti-immigrant racist, and generally has little trouble finding outraged liberals to interview who will parrot that narrative for them on air.

One such case the media has sought to exploit against Trump is that of an illegal immigrant man from Detroit named Jorge Garcia who was deported to Mexico in January after living illegally in the United States for 30 years.

CNN brought that man’s wife, Cindy Garcia, on air for a follow-up interview recently, but if host Brooke Baldwin — who admitted she knew ahead of time that Garcia didn’t hold a grudge against the government — thought the woman would trash Trump or his administration anyway for ripping their family apart, well, things didn’t quite turn out like that, according to RedState.

“I am not upset at our government due to the fact that I am a U.S. Citizen and that our laws come first,” stated Garcia.

“Our laws are just broken and need to be fixed, but I can’t be mad at Trump for doing his job because that is his job, to protect us as U.S. citizens from criminals,” she continued.

“The only thing is, my husband was not a criminal, and those are the laws that need to be fixed because they’re broken,” Garcia said.

The woman then expressed support for a middle-ground compromise solution that many Americans would likely support, one that protects illegal immigrants who have committed no additional crimes other than illegal entry while cracking down and deporting those who have committed additional criminal acts.

“For the people that are here, were brought as children, doing the right thing and have never committed a crime, we need to fix a pathway to citizenship for them,” stated Garcia.

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“For the criminals who are here illegally, they need to go back,” she added.

Baldwin, who expressed her surprise at the lack of criticism toward Trump from Garcia, asked if she’d been in contact with the White House, insinuating that she’d been offered hope that the situation with her husband would be resolved in exchange for her lack of criticism.

“No, at this time I have not had any news from the White House,” replied Garcia.

She added that she was attempting to get an appointment scheduled with authorities within the next month or so for a final decision on her husband’s status.

“All we can do is pray that everything goes well in our case because there should be nothing against us,” Garcia said. “The only crime that he committed was coming here at 10-years-old into the country, but he was a child at that time.”

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CNN, among other liberal media outlets, have tried to use the Garcia case as an example of the supposedly heartless manner by which the Trump administration is ripping families apart by virtue of their enforcement of existing immigration laws.

But this wife of a deported illegal immigrant bucked the media narrative and bears no grudge against Trump or his administration for simply doing the jobs they are supposed to do, and instead cast blame for the unfortunate situation on the “broken laws” that many Americans agree are in need of reform.

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MIRACLE: Baby Escapes Death At Mississippi’s Only Abortion Clinic

On Wednesday, a miracle happened: a pregnant woman walked into Mississippi’s only abortion clinic and left with her baby girl delivered and unharmed.

Jackson Women’s Health Organization is Mississippi’s only abortion clinic in the state. The “services” they provide, according to their website, include “pregnancy testing, contraception counseling, and abortion services.”

A pregnant Mississippi woman, who remains unnamed for privacy reasons, came into the facility and unexpectedly went into labor while she was waiting for an ultrasound to see how far along she was in her pregnancy, says the clinic’s director, Shannon Brewer.

Since the woman was already pregnant, the only logical reason she was at the abortion clinic was presumably because she was considering abortion. Inquiring about contraception and pregnancy testing, which are the only two other services offered, when pregnant, is nonsensical.

Brewer confirmed that a doctor delivered the woman’s baby girl at the clinic. The two were then transported to a nearby hospital and are both said to be in good health.

According to the Clarion Ledger, Brewer claims Jackson Women’s Health Organization “does not perform abortions after 16 weeks as an internal policy.”

In March, Republican Governor Phil Bryan signed an abortion ban after 15 weeks. The clinic sued in response and U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves issued a temporary restraining order until October 24 or later.

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New York Times Admits It Lied About Crowd Size at Nashville Trump Rally, Corrects After President Calls Them Out

NASHVILLE, Tennessee–The New York Times has admitted that it lied about the size of the crowd at the Trump rally held in Nashville on Tuesday night, and changed their crowd estimate after the president called them out on Twitter.

In their original story on the Trump rally, the Times claimed the crowd size was only 1,000–a number that everyone in attendance Tuesday night knew was a misrepresentation of the much larger crowd at the Municipal Auditorium to listen to President Trump speak about his support for Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN-07) and her 2018 campaign for the U.S. Senate seat held by retiring Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN).

Breitbart News was at the rally and estimated the crowd size to be more than 8,000.

Wednesday morning, President Trump called the Times out for their inaccurate crowd size reporting.

“The Failing and Corrupt @nytimes estimated the crowd last night at ‘1000 people,’ when in fact it was many times that number – and the arena was rockin’. This is the way they demean and disparage,” he tweeted.

“They are very dishonest people who don’t ‘get’, me, and never did!” he added in the tweet.

After the presidential broadside, the Washington Times reported that the New York Times “corrected” their crowd estimate later on Wednesday:

The New York Times issued a correction Wednesday about the crowd size at President Trump’s rally after the president challenged the paper’s mistake, acknowledging the audience in Nashville, Tennessee, was more than five times larger than The Times initially reported.

In its article online, The Times said an earlier version of the story “cited an incorrect figure for the number of people attending President Trump’s rally.”

“While no exact figure is available, the fire marshal’s office estimated that approximately 5,500 people attended the rally, not about 1,000 people,” the correction stated.

The Trump campaign issued its own crowd size estimate of 7,500 to 8,000 in a statement released to the press on Wednesday.

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Kevin McCarthy: GOP ‘Very Close’ to Immigration Deal

The GOP is close to drafting an immigration bill that “deals with the DACA situation,” GOP Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy told Fox News.

Interviewer Brian Kilmeade declined to press McCarthy on the controversial issue, even though cheap-labor immigration split the GOP in 2016 and elected Donald Trump to the White House. McCarthy said May 30:

We have been in the room, working together, conservatives, moderates, and others to be able to put an immigration plan together that protects our borders, secures our borders, ends catch-and-release, and deals with the DACA situation. I think we are very close to having an agreement that I think could go on to the floor, have the Republicans — and put the Democrats in a place to see if they are really serious about getting immigration reform.

McCarthy did not offer any details of the proposed deal, but did start his explanation by pointing viewers toward to Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, by noting that the pending discharge petition “turns the floor over to Nancy Pelosi.”

McCarthy’s vague description of the proposed amnesty does not include three of President Donald Trump’s four pillars — a border wall, the wind-down of the chain-migration inflow and a quick end to the visa lottery.

“I think it’s time to get the whole package,” Trump told Fox News’ anchor Brian Kilmeade on May 24. “It’s not such a big deal, Brian. It’s time to get the whole package … We’re going to change the system — we have no choice for the good of our country.” Trump continued:

 Unless it includes a wall, and I mean a wall, a real wall, and unless it includes very strong border security, there’ll be no approvals from me because I have to either approve it or not …

A [visa] lottery is ridiculous, you know. I mean, they take people from the lottery where you can imagine these countries are not putting their finest in that lottery, so I don’t like the lottery. Chain migration is a disaster, and you look at what’s going on where somebody comes in who’s bad and yet they’ll have 24 members of a family, not one of them do you want in this country. So chain migration is terrible, lottery is terrible … [and] we have to get rid of catch and release.

The group of almost 25 GOP members who are pushing the amnesty-discharge has set a June 7 deadline for the leadership to develop an amnesty plan. If the leadership does not meet that deadline, the GOP group says they will ally with the Democrats to stage a June 25 floor debate that will likely pass an immigration bill.

However, House Speaker Paul Ryan can easily block the vote by closing down the House on June 25, and also on June 23, which are the only days allowed for holding a discharge-petition vote.

McCarthy’s apparent zig-zag towards an amnesty, in cooperation with retiring Speaker Ryan, defies the shocking 2016 election results and threatens to spit the party again, say immigration-reform advocates. Rachel Bovard, a conservative organizer, and a former Hill staffer, writes in American Greatness:

Allowing this amnesty effort to move forward presents a real risk to the future of the party, and also to the House’s leadership. Mishandling of immigration policy has already played a role in bringing down one speaker. It has arguably tainted the legacies of senators and at least one Republican president. If amnesty passes the House next month, the repercussions will bang like a gong in the upcoming midterm elections and the race to replace Paul Ryan as speaker. But the action will resonate far beyond the four walls of the House Chamber, as yet another decades-long political promise is shredded by a Republican party already knee deep in broken commitments and diminished credibility.

In June 2014, Rep. Eric Cantor, McCarthy’s predecessor as Majority Leader, lost his seat because of his closed-door push for amnesty.

But McCarthy and Ryan may just be trying to engineer a pre-election Congressional deadlock to avoid retaliation either from voters who want higher wages and the business donors who want lower wages, said Jessica Vaughan, policy director at the Center for Immigration Studies.

In recent weeks, more GOP business donors have declared they will close their checkbooks unless the GOP endorses another cheap-labor amnesty.

McCarthy’s statement “all seems like platitudes and keywords that he’s been instructed to include by his staff, or he thinks will placate people, without really offering any insight into what is possible or likely,” she said, adding:

He is either trying to be deliberately vague because he doesn’t want people to know what is being contemplated, or he is trying to offer the kind of chameleon-like terms that allow people to hear what they want to hear. That gives him maximum maneuvering room to push through what he wants … [The terms] are slippery enough that they can be used to describe anything — the [2013] Gang of Eight used these kinds of words to describe their preposterous bill. [Democratic Sen.] Dick Durbin [used the same terms] when he went to the White House with this ridiculous deal that they wanted Trump to sign off on.

“Securing the border” doesn’t mean anything  …. [in contrast to] specific commitments, such as building the wall, reducing legal immigration numbers, or increasing detention capacity.

In February, the GOP’s leader in the Senate. Sen. Mitch McConnell engineered a four-bill deadlock that allowed roughly 12 GOP Senators to vote for cheap-labor sought by donors and also for immigration improvements sought by voters. Since February, McConnell has resisted calls to schedule another immigration vote.

McCarthy’s phrase — “put the Democrats in a place to see if they are really serious about getting immigration reform” — suggests he wants to engineer a rejection vote which allows the GOP’s donors and populists to jointly blame Democrats for the defeat of immigration reform.

But a deadlock vote would also be a temporary win for the cheap-labor caucus, which has blocked Trump’s immigration reforms since his inauguration. The struggle between the cheap-labor business groups and the pro-employee immigration-reformers would restart in 2018, once each side had elected their favored legislators in November.

Yet the GOP leadership would gain by grasping the political nettle and declaring their support for pro-American immigration reform, Vaughan said, adding:

They would be much better off negotiating a limited deal that is more towards what Trump wants. Then they can say [to voters] “We’ve got what we could, even if the Senate does not move it, send us back [in November] and we can get more done.”

When are they going to learn this is a winning issue if they talk about it the right way?

Amnesty advocates rely on business-funded “Nation of Immigrants” push-polls to show apparent voter support for immigration and immigrants.

But “choice” polls reveal most voters’ often-ignored preference that CEOs should hire Americans at decent wages before hiring migrants. Those Americans include many blue-collar Blacks, Latinos, and people who hide their opinions from pollsters. Similarly, the 2018 polls show that GOP voters are far more concerned about migration — more properly, the economics of migration — than they are concerned about illegal migration and MS-13, taxes, or the return of Rep. Nancy Pelosi.


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CNN Ratings: Primetime Audience Collapses 25 Percent in May

Nielsen Media Research reports CNN ratings suffered a major collapse in May, while Fox News Channel continues to dominate the cable news wars.

In ratings data released Wednesday by Nielsen Media Research, FNC extended its run of consecutive months at number one to a staggering 197, while building hitting another impressive milestone: Fox News Channel has now beaten every other network in basic cable for 23 months straight, based on total day ratings, with an average total day audience in May of 1.4 million viewers.

In prime time, Fox News destroyed its competition, with an average total audience of 2.381 million viewers, compared to MSNBC’s 1.384 million and CNN’s 835,000. Among viewers 25-54, the group most coveted by advertisers, FNC shook off a challenge in recent months from MSNBC to claim a clear victory: 461,000 viewers, well ahead of MSNBC (329,000) and CNN (265,000).

Of all the cable news networks, CNN experienced the biggest decline in primetime viewership, down a full 25 percent in May.

Fox News’ Sean Hannity averaged 3.261 million viewers per evening, while Rachel Maddow of MSNBC took a distant second with 2.627 million.

As reported by Breitbart News’ Editor-at-Large John Nolte, CNN’s highest-rated program, Anderson Cooper 360,  attracted fewer viewers than all Fox News programs after 6:00 am EST for the month of April.

CNN’s second-highest-rated program, Erin Burnett OutFront, had only 965,00 total viewers, putting the show in 27th place.

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Klein: Iran’s Fingerprints All Over Gaza Rocket Campaign Against Israel

NEW YORK — The sudden, massive barrage of potentially deadly rocket and mortar fire from the Gaza Strip is a transparent attempt by Iran to utilize its Gaza proxies to advance Iran’s own aims inside Syria.

Notably, the attacks from Gaza were reportedly carried out in large part by the Iran-backed Islamic Jihad terrorist organization, which could not possibly have launched a rocket campaign of that magnitude against the Jewish state without a greenlight from their controllers in Tehran. Hamas took joint responsibility for the attacks, but according to numerous sources, Gaza’s Islamist rulers were not the ringleaders.

The rare barrage saw an estimated 180 projectiles fired into Israel within 24 hours, including mass produced Iranian shells that the Israel Defense Forces say were smuggled into Gaza. One of the rockets hit an Israeli kindergarten before schoolkids were due to arrive.

The Jerusalem Post reported on the extent of the attacks:

Three soldiers and several civilians were wounded by the Gazan salvos and evacuated to a hospital. One soldier was moderately wounded in his legs, while the other two sustained light injuries, the army said.

Earlier in the day, a man was lightly wounded in the head by mortar-shell fragments. Another man in Sderot suffered bruises while running for shelter, and another two suffered from shock. One Israeli was lightly wounded by the morning mortar barrage and was taken to Soroka-University Medical Center in Beersheba in light condition with a shrapnel wound to his hand.

At least 25 mortars from the barrages launched in the morning were intercepted by the Iron Dome missile-defense system, the IDF said. Several others struck open areas.

Israel struck back by targeting dozens of Hamas and Islamic Jihad terror installations in Gaza. An Egypt-brokered ceasefire appeared to have taken effect by Wednesday evening in Israel.

Islamic Jihad initially claimed the barrage was “revenge” for the IDF’s elimination of three of its terrorists who were killed while attempting a border attack earlier this week. Putting aside the distorted logic of “revenge” for an attack that Islamic Jihad itself initiated, the Iran-backed terrorist group’s excuse simply doesn’t fly. The sheer volume of the projectile attacks — the largest volley since the 2014 Israel-Gaza War — was too great for a tit-for-tat “revenge” exchange. The purpose was pure escalation.

IDF Spokesman Brig.-Gen. Ronen Manelis pointed a finger at Iran while stopping short of directly blaming the mullahs. “The Palestinian Islamic Jihad organization is a terrorist organization that is based on Iranian ideology and funding, and today it used Iranian-made weapons,” he said.

Brig.-Gen. (res.) Yossi Kuperwasser, the former director-general of Israel’s Strategic Affairs Ministry and former chief of the research division in Military Intelligence, went further, saying the attacks were “encouraged by the Iranians.”

There can be little doubt that the attacks were directed by Iran, which stands to gain the most from the attacks. It is in the strategic interests of Hamas to avoid a larger confrontation with the IDF. Hamas, which has reportedly been attempting for months to secure a long-term ceasefire, cannot afford another costly war with Israel. Already the terrorist organization is teetering on the brink after its border riots failed to achieve much, and there is widespread and growing anger in Gaza over the territory’s all but collapsed economy. However, since Hamas is cash-strapped and needs Iranian patronage, it wouldn’t dare oppose Iran’s short-term designs to heat up Israel’s southern border.

Iran has been humiliated and strategically devastated by Israel’s repeated strikes against Iran-run military bases in Syria, and has been feeling the pressure.

Today, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman is on his way to Moscow amid widespread reports that Israel and Russia are finalizing a deal that would see Iran-backed forces removed from the area of Israel’s border with Syria. If the deal is finalized, Iran would lose its foothold along the border, positions that have been the source of one of Tehran’s main threats against the Jewish state. Iran could be using the Gaza card as a pressure point to secure more from the negotiations.

Iran has been suffering on other fronts. One report claimed that Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad has restricted the Iranian military from using the regime’s air force hangers for fear of further Israeli strikes. Regardless of the accuracy of that report, the Iranians are clearly desperate to secure their remaining positions in Syria following scores of major Israeli bombing raids.

The IDF released satellite photos showing the devastation its warplanes wreaked on Iranian bases during the bombing campaign earlier this month that marked the largest IDF action inside Syria since the 1973 Yom Kippur War. This after Iranian forces in Syria fired a volley of around 20 rockets aimed at IDF positions on the Golan Heights — the first time Iran was accused of directly rocketing Israel.

There have since been more airstrikes in Syria attributed to Israel targeting Iran-run bases. The volleys started after Iran brazenly dispatched an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) into Israeli territory in February before it was quickly shot down by the Israeli military. An IDF investigation revealed the Iranian drone, sent from the Iran-run T-4 airbase in Syria, was carrying explosives and seemingly deployed to attack an Israeli target.

Iran doesn’t want more Israeli bombardments in Syria, so it must be careful not to provoke another fierce response. Instead, Iran seems to be acting to divert Israel’s attention to the Gaza Strip. It is likely heating up the southern border, perhaps even briefly, as both retaliation and a signal to Israel that Iranian proxies can be turned on at will. For now.

Aaron Klein is Breitbart’s Jerusalem bureau chief and senior investigative reporter. He is a New York Times bestselling author and hosts the popular weekend talk radio program, “Aaron Klein Investigative Radio.” Follow him on Twitter @AaronKleinShow. Follow him on Facebook.

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Famous Evangelist Wants Donations For A $54 Million Jet: God Told Me So

An evangelist famous for preaching the “prosperity gospel” wants donations so he can buy a $54 million private jet. He claims to have been given this edict from the heavens above.

According to MSN, “Louisiana-based televangelist Jesse Duplantis raised eyebrows Tuesday when he said God told him he needs a new jet.” Duplantis then asked his followers from around the globe to send him donations for this divinely-inspired jet that costs more than just a widow’s offering.

What could have possibly spurned the Almighty to direct His angelic legions away from the aiding of huddled masses to bestow unto Mr. Duplantis the wisdom to know of this most providential jet? Nothing really, except for the fact that his previous private jet is now 12 years old and can’t fit nearly as many passengers or fly nearly as fast as the new Falcon 7X.

Mr. Duplantis also cited Scripture to justify this heavenly jet, saying that if Jesus were on Earth today, he’d trade out the donkey for his one of those Falcon 7Xs. “He’d be in an airplane preaching the gospel flying all over the world,” he said.

Indeed, the Son of God, the Christ who changed water into wine, who walked on water, who has the power to instantly transport to anywhere in the world, would be so humble that He would ask His followers to donate $54 million in order to fly around in a private jet. Imagine the cheering multitudes gathered on the runway as He emerged from the cockpit exclaiming, “I am the way, the truth, and the life!”

People would definitely believe him.

And speaking of belief, Duplantis told his followers that God whispered unto his disbelieving ears, “I want you to believe in me for a Falcon 7X.”

Naturally, Duplantis worried about the price, but God reprimanded him, saying, “Jesse, I didn’t ask you to pay for it, I asked you to believe for it.” And by believe for it, God surely meant for Mr. Duplantis to ask his followers for donations. He has done this as many as three times “for God.”

“I used them — and just burning them up for the Lord Jesus Christ,” Duplantis told his followers. “You know, some people believe that preachers shouldn’t have jets. I really believe preachers ought to go on every available voice, every available outlet to get this gospel preached to the world.”

“I like all people to know exactly what I’m doing in this ministry; we don’t hide nothing whatsoever at all. … I can’t live long enough to travel by car, or by ship, or by train, but I can do it by an airplane. … I don’t want to learn how to fly it, I’m not interested in that. I’m interested in preaching the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.”

As noted by MSN, Duplantis has preached the Joel Osteen brand of “prosperity gospel,” teaching people that money to pastors and ministries is an investment. On TBN, he has also stated that God even blesses people who please him with material wealth.

“The televangelist was investigated in 2010 for a $3 million tax-free house serving as a church rectory that was paid for through non-taxable donations as legally he was not permitted to take the donations for personal use,” reports MSN. “His flight records show he took thousands of trips on his private planes.”

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Sonnie Johnson: If You Think Farrakhan Is ‘F***ing Nuts,’ Wait Till You See Linda Sarsour

On this week’s Did She Say That, Sonnie Johnson compares Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan to progressive activist Linda Sarsour, whose strain of radical Islam, Sonnie argues, is much more dangerous than Farrakhan’s. “The opposite of Farrakhan is Linda Sarsour, and under Linda Sarsour is Sharia law,” Sonnie explains, building on a point she made in a recent podcast about how progressive Democrats align themselves with anti-Israel Islamic activists and seek to indoctrinate young black leaders into their causes. In addition, Sonnie explains why creating for profit business ventures in the black community is much more beneficial than starting up non-profit organizations. She also offers her opinion on the recent controversy at a Kendrick Lamar concert when a white fan was booed for using the n-word while rapping the lyrics to “m.A.A.d city.”


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Capitalism vs. Socialism

Several recent polls, plus the popularity of Sen. Bernie Sanders, demonstrate that young people prefer socialism to free market capitalism. That, I believe, is a result of their ignorance and indoctrination during their school years, from kindergarten through college. For the most part, neither they nor many of their teachers and professors know what free market capitalism is.

Free market capitalism, wherein there is peaceful voluntary exchange, is morally superior to any other economic system. Why? Let’s start with my initial premise. All of us own ourselves. I am my private property, and you are yours. Murder, rape, theft and the initiation of violence are immoral because they violate self-ownership. Similarly, the forcible use of one person to serve the purposes of another person, for any reason, is immoral because it violates self-ownership.

Tragically, two-thirds to three-quarters of the federal budget can be described as Congress taking the rightful earnings of one American to give to another American — using one American to serve another. Such acts include farm subsidies, business bailouts, Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, food stamps, welfare and many other programs.

Free market capitalism is disfavored by many Americans — and threatened — not because of its failure but, ironically, because of its success. Free market capitalism in America has been so successful in eliminating the traditional problems of mankind — such as disease, pestilence, hunger and gross poverty — that all other human problems appear both unbearable and inexcusable. The desire by many Americans to eliminate these so-called unbearable and inexcusable problems has led to the call for socialism. That call includes equality of income, sex and race balance, affordable housing and medical care, orderly markets, and many other socialistic ideas.

Let’s compare capitalism with socialism by answering the following questions: In which areas of our lives do we find the greatest satisfaction, and in which do we find the greatest dissatisfaction? It turns out that we seldom find people upset with and in conflict with computer and clothing stores, supermarkets, and hardware stores. We do see people highly dissatisfied with and often in conflict with boards of education, motor vehicles departments, police and city sanitation services.

What are the differences? For one, the motivation for the provision of services of computer and clothing stores, supermarkets, and hardware stores is profit. Also, if you’re dissatisfied with their services, you can instantaneously fire them by taking your business elsewhere. It’s a different matter with public education, motor vehicles departments, police and city sanitation services. They are not motivated by profit at all. Plus, if you’re dissatisfied with their service, it is costly and in many cases even impossible to fire them.

A much larger and totally ignored question has to do with the brutality of socialism. In the 20th century, the one-party socialist states of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, Germany under the National Socialist German Workers’ Party and the People’s Republic of China were responsible for the murder of 118 million citizens, mostly their own. The tallies were: USSR 62 million, Nazi Germany 21 million and PRC 35 million. No such record of brutality can be found in countries that tend toward free market capitalism.

Here’s an experiment for you. List countries according to whether they are closer to the free market capitalist or to the socialist/communist end of the economic spectrum. Then rank the countries according to per capita gross domestic product. Finally, rank the countries according to Freedom House’s “Freedom in the World” report. You will find that people who live in countries closer to the free market capitalist end of the economic spectrum not only have far greater wealth than people who live in countries toward the socialistic/communist end but also enjoy far greater human rights protections.

As Dr. Thomas Sowell says, “socialism sounds great. It has always sounded great. And it will probably always continue to sound great. It is only when you go beyond rhetoric, and start looking at hard facts, that socialism turns out to be a big disappointment, if not a disaster.”

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