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Congresswoman Diane Watson: Castro Lover

by @ Monday, August 31st, 2009. Filed under Cuba, Democrats, Dumbasses, Health Care Reform, Politics

Congresswoman Diane Watson called Fidel Castro “one of the brightest leaders I have ever met,” and she  thinks his health care system is just great: Lenin had a phrase for people like the Congresswoman, useful idiot

From Our “I Thought The Cold War Was Over” Department

by @ Saturday, March 14th, 2009. Filed under Cuba, Foreign Affairs, Russia

Russia is looking to use Cuban airfields to refuel its bombers: MOSCOW, Russia (CNN) — Russia expressed interest in using Cuban airfields during patrol missions of its strategic bombers, Russia’s Interfax news agency reported “There are four or five airfields in Cuba with 4,000-meter-long runways, which absolutely suit us,” Maj. Gen. Anatoly Zhikharev told Interfax. […]

Why Did Castro Build A Russian Orthodox Cathedral In Havana ?

by @ Thursday, November 20th, 2008. Filed under Cuba, Foreign Affairs, Russia

Christopher Hitchens attempts to answer the question: Fidel Castro has devoted the last 50 years to two causes: first, his own enshrinement as an immortal icon, and second, the unbending allegiance of Cuba to the Moscow line. Now, black-cowled Orthodox “metropolitans” line up to shake his hand, and the Putin-Medvedev regime brandishes its missile threats […]

But What About The Free Health Care ?

by @ Saturday, March 15th, 2008. Filed under Cuba, Foreign Affairs

A group of Cuban soccer players have defected to the United States: At first, Loanni Cartaya Prieto called his grandfather to say hello. Prieto, a defender for the Cuban under-23 national soccer team, was in Tampa, Fla., competing in the regional Olympic qualifying tournament. His grandfather lives in West Palm Beach. But after Prieto hung […]

Shocking News Development

by @ Monday, February 25th, 2008. Filed under Cuba, Foreign Affairs

Raul Castro has been elected selected as Cuba’s new President dictator.

It’s Time To Lift The Cuba Embargo

by @ Tuesday, February 19th, 2008. Filed under Blogging, Cuba, Foreign Affairs, The Liberty Papers

A discussion over at The Liberty Papers.

Good Riddance To Bad Rubbish

by @ Tuesday, February 19th, 2008. Filed under Cuba, Foreign Affairs

Fidel Castro has resigned as President of Cuba: MEXICO CITY, Feb. 19 — Fidel Castro announced early Tuesday morning that he is stepping down as Cuba’s president, ending his half-century rule of the island nation. “I am saying that I will neither aspire to nor accept, I repeat, I will neither aspire to nor accept […]

Promises, Promises, Promises

by @ Tuesday, December 18th, 2007. Filed under Cuba, Foreign Affairs

Apparently, some people think Fidel Castro is sending signals that he’s about to give up power: MEXICO CITY — Fidel Castro indicated Monday in a statement read on state television that he was willing to hand over the reins of Cuba’s government to a younger generation of leaders. But his statement remained silent on whether […]

It’s Happening Again

by @ Friday, August 24th, 2007. Filed under Cuba, Foreign Affairs

Drudge and other sources are reporting rumors that Fidel Castro has died. The Cuban Government is, of course, denying these rumors. Since I have other activities planned for Saturday, his immediate death would be inconvenient. Unless, of course, I could locate a ready supply of champagne and cigars.

Please Let It Be True

by @ Sunday, August 19th, 2007. Filed under Cuba, Foreign Affairs

We’ve heard these rumors before, but, quite honestly, it’s just too good not to write about. Fidel Castro dead ? CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said on Sunday Fidel Castro is “writing, and producing,” denying rumors circulating on the Internet that the Cuban leader had died. Chavez, a close ally of Castro, has […]

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