Socialism works. Really? Ask the citizens of Venezuela, where the Hugo Chavez regime is now dictating rationing electricity to businesses. The Christmas Eve proclamation the business centers would run starting January 1 from 11AM-9PM on the nation’s energy grid. After 9PM-11PM business, billboards, offices use are off the grid by using their own generators.
The energy crunch will affect movie theaters, gambling and bingo halls.
There are heavy consequences if the rules are not followed include 24 hour period shutdown. Repeat offenders face a 72 hour blackout “in case of recidivism,” according to the decree.
Repeat Violators face heavy fines up 20% total bill.
There were four national blackouts in 2009.
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