The U.S. has a clear case study in the impact of socialism: Venezuela.
In less than 20 years from the time that a Socialist President was elected, this resource rich country has gone from affluence to economic collapse. The Venezuelan people live in poverty and violent unrest, with no freedom, under total control of their government.
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