All of My Life I Have Been Lied To...

TEN YEARS AFTER THE FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL, A GROUP OF RUSSIAN OFFICERS VISITED THE U.S. THEY TOOK A TOUR OF THE LOCAL COMMUNITY…

“The author couldn’t help but notice the rather solemn demeanor of one of the Russian officers…this Russian gestured around him. “All of my life, I have been lied to,” he said…”This thing,” the Russian gestured again to the wonder all around him: the pleasant homes; the constant flow of clean water; the dependable sources of energy; the cars; the free press; the ability of the citizens to gather and speak and write what they wanted; the fact that one did not need to be someone of know someone in order to succeed; the fact that Americans did not fear a knock on the door at night…” —Chris and Ted Stewart

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More Proof Why Capitalism is Humane and Socialism Kills and Impoverishes the Masses

SINGAPORE’S FREE MARKET CAPITALISM VS. INDONESIA’S SOCIALISM

These two countries are within a few miles of each other. In fact, you can see the other’s islands from the shores of each country. But the two countries could not be more different. Singapore engages in free market capitalism and their Economic Freedom Rank is 2nd in the world. At the time of this writing they are the 3rd richest country in the world per capita. Indonesia, on the other hand, is governed by a socialist government. Indonesia’s Economic Freedom Rank is 99th in the world and they are the 3rd poorest country in Asia. Imagine having to live in the poverty of Indonesia and witness from your shores Singapore’s prosperity on a daily basis. How frustrating to think that you were born just 28 miles too far from that free market capitalism.

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