venezuela


Same-old, Same-old for Donald Trump 1 comment

It’s deja vu all over again for Donald Trump, who visited Orlando this week to launch his presidential re-election campaign using all his familiar tropes and messaging. Fake news, immigration, MS-13, the wall, border control, Crooked Hillary, socialism, no collusion, no obstruction, low unemployment and poverty, packing the courts, a […]


The Revolution Will Be Monetized 1 comment

Nobody can say that Venezuelans have taken their chaotic government lying down. They have protested time and again against first Hugo Chávez and later his hand-picked successor Nicolás Maduro. The difference this time is in who is protesting, which is to say most people. That wasn’t the case earlier. Poor […]


Rick Scott Continues to Court Puerto Ricans

Republican Sen. Rick Scott recently declared himself “the voice of Puerto Rico in the Senate,” after pushing for an additional $600 million in aid for the island in the form of food stamp funds. “Puerto Rico’s success is America’s success and Puerto Rico’s recovery is America’s recovery,” he said. Puerto […]


Venezuela Gets Attention in Trump Tweet

Venezuela got some attention this week from President Donald Trump, who earlier publicly supported Venezuela opposition leader Leopoldo López in a tweet.  Trump may have been encouraged by Florida Sen. Marco Rubio (R), who was photographed with Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and López’s wife Lilian Tintori in the White […]