on September 30, 2017
Anyone who believes moving our country more to the left towards socialism will help the poor, middle class and fix income inequality needs to read this article.
It takes a close look at the difference between Columbia vs Venezuela. A perfect illustration of how liberal/socialist ideas create inequality and promote equality in suffering.
Understanding we are far from Venezeula buy it's a slippery slope once we start giving up our liberties for security.
Is Leftist Era Fading in Latin America? Ask Colombia and Brazil
Venezuela Collapses, Colombia Rises
Juan Manuel Santos is the president of Columbia, member of the Social Party of National Unity which has liberal conservatism as one of its political ideology combining conservative policies with liberal stances, especially on economic and social issues or a brand of political conservatism strongly influenced by liberalism.
Liberal conservatism incorporates the classical liberal view of minimal government intervention in the economy; individuals should be free to participate in the market and generate wealth without government interference.
In my mind the one takeaway is adding conservatism as an ingredient to their political structure is what has vastly improved Columbia.
Social Party of National Unity