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Offline Cincinnatus

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Venezuela orders temporary takeover of toilet paper factory
« on: September 21, 2013, 07:15:03 PM »
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Offline Fishrrman

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Re: Venezuela orders temporary takeover of toilet paper factory
« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2013, 08:41:34 PM »
Sounds like the toilet paper crisis in Caracas is goin' right down the drain....

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Re: Venezuela orders temporary takeover of toilet paper factory
« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2013, 03:47:49 PM »
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Critics say the shortages of consumer goods are caused by businesses' inability to import raw materials and machinery because of a shortage of hard currency under the exchange controls.

more generally, price controls always end up creating shortages because of very basic, fundamental economics rules.

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Re: Venezuela orders temporary takeover of toilet paper factory
« Reply #3 on: September 22, 2013, 05:33:20 PM »
I saw someone posted about this on Facebook a few days ago with the comment "now in Venezuela the socialist government is even responsible for wiping your ass." 


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