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Venezuelan government creates 'Ministry of Supreme Social Happiness'

Venezuela government creates ‘happiness agency’
Oct 26, 2013

CARACAS – Americans may have the constitutional right to pursue happiness, but Venezuela now has a formal government agency in charge of enforcing it.

President Nicolas Maduro says the new Vice Ministry of Supreme Social Happiness will coordinate all the “mission” programs created by the late President Hugo Chavez to alleviate poverty.

Wags had a field day Friday, waxing sarcastic on Twitter about how happy they felt less than 24 hours after the announcement.

Oil-rich Venezuela is chronically short of basic goods and medical supplies. Annual inflation is running officially at near 50 percent and the U.S. dollar now fetches more than seven times the official rate on the black market.

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I think I figured it out

"So you wanna make fun of us? Satirize us? Well, screw you. Check out this pre-emptive strike. What'cha gonna make fun of now? We got soooo ridiculous, there ain't nothing worse you can say. We shut your parody-loving mouths right down."

Yep, you did do that, Venezuela.

“The welfare of the people in particular has always been the alibi of tyrants.” — Albert Camus

Lol. This is beyond insane.

Lol. This is beyond insane.


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I can dream can't I