Friday, February 19, 2016

Thomas Sowell — The Lure of Socialism

(The National Review)
Many people of mature years are amazed at how many young people have voted for Senator Bernie Sanders and are enthusiastic about the socialism he preaches.
Many of those older people have lived long enough to have seen socialism fail, time and again, in countries around the world. Venezuela, with all its rich oil resources, is currently on the verge of economic collapse, after its heady fling with socialism.
But, most of the young have missed all that, and their dumbed-down education is far more likely to present the inspiring rhetoric of socialism than to present its dismal track record.

 Read the full article HERE.