Brazil: The Ultimate Proof of Liberal Failure

If you think America is a mess right now, wait until you see Brazil, the largest country in South America and the fifth largest country in the world. Brazil, best known for its soccer, beer, and carnival, has now entered the global spotlight due to the huge amount of corruption that has led the country to an economic and moral crisis. Almost the entire political class is now under federal investigation – an appalling development in a democracy. Since Brazil once again became a democratic republic (it was a dictatorship from 1964 to 1985), two out of the five elected presidents have already been impeached. Three of the five elected presidents, José Sarney, Fernando Collor, and Luiz Ignacio Lula, are under federal investigation. In the meanwhile, thirteen of two hundred and ten million Brazilians are unemployed, and the homicide rate is over sixty thousand per year. Yes, we kill three times as many as America does, at least in our own...(Read Full Article)