Newspaper-With-CrisisAs socialist government deepens in Venezuela, economic conditions continue to worsen for the Venezuelan people — and the government leaders continue to deny that their policies are to blame. So bad, now, is the economy that the government has deployed the military — the military — to ensure that anxious, hungry and needy citizens don’t over-indulge at stores (when they actually have merchandise and food, which is increasingly rare). As reported by Bloomberg News recently, shoppers mobbed grocery stores in the capital of Caracas amid ongoing, worsening food and commodities shortages, leading the government to place food distribution under military control. Bloomberg News further reported on conditions in the capital city: Long lines, some stretching for blocks, formed outside grocery stores in the South American country’s capital as residents search for scarce basic items such as detergent and chicken. More