Here’s an interesting suggestion on Venezuela/US relations, from the Volokh Conspiracy:
Making Atlas Shrug in Venezuela:
State Department folk are undoubtedly scratching their heads over what to do about the looney anti-American leader of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez. Here’s a suggestion, only partly tongue-in-cheek: Chavez claims that his brand of populist socialism is superior to Yankee capitalism. Well, let the people vote with their feet. Venezuela has a population of approximately 25 million. How about letting any Venezuelan who can pass a basic English test and get ahold of, say, twenty thousand dollars, emigrate to the U.S.?
Hey, Im all for it. My wife’s the best damn realtor on South Beach.