April ’16 Castro Death Watch Poll

Now that Obama has (and the Rolling Stones have) visited Cuba, what do you think is going to change for the average citizen there?

  • Nothing. (67%, 4 Votes)
  • More repression if you're a dissident. (17%, 1 Votes)
  • Nada until the Castro dictatorship comes to an end. (17%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 6

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March ’16 Castro Death Watch Poll

Blowing the dust off this thing…

Yeah, I know as I post this it’s late February, not March.  But this poll question has a certain shelf life so I thought I’d get a little head start (especially since I have posted or done polls in years…).

Will Fidel Castro die before Obama can visit him?

  • Fidel's already dead, Obama's just going to take "Weekend at Bernie's" selfies with the corpse (60%, 3 Votes)
  • No (40%, 2 Votes)
  • Yes (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 5

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Useless Nations Make Castro a ‘Hero’

There’s a reason I call them the “Useless Nations.” They’ve declared the decrepit Fidel Castro a “World Hero of Solidarity.” Via Michelle Malkin:

The award was presented to Castro by the President of the UN General Assembly, Miguel D’Escoto Brockmann. Brockmann also successfully lobbied the Obama Administration to demand that Honduras allow the return to power of its ex-president and would-be dictator, Manuel Zelaya.

People like Brockmann should have to live in one of Castro’s gulags since they love him so much.


Another thought on the Cuban spy story

Alberto at Babalu Blog notes the Myers–the Cuban spies arrested last week–are your typical spoiled, privileged traitorous American-hating leftists.

So that leaves me with a thought, or rather, a question. Given the type of people Obama is associated with, how many future Cuban (or other country) spies are coming to work for his administration now?


More on the Cuban spy arrest

Walter Kendall Myers, a 72-year-old former State Department worker and his 71-year-old wife Gwendolyn were arrested today for spying for Cuba for about 30 years. They were “true believers” who even met in person with Fidel Castro in the 1990’s. America-hating leftists doing what they do best. Reportedly, Myers was privy to a bunch of sensitive and even classified info on Cuba while he worked at Foggy Bottom.

Gateway Pundit has a lot more, including news that a Walter Myers from a DC suburb donated to the Obama campaign.

Look up the phrase “useful idiots” and I’m sure you’ll find these tools’ photos. No doubt the left will begin its usual talking points when Castro apologists are caught spying: deny it vehemently at first and when the evidence becomes too overwhelming to deny, shift and claim they were justified in their spying and/or the U.S. does it too so therefore Cuba has the “right” to spy on us. Too bad we don’t do to spies in this country what countries like, oh, Cuba do to spies when they catch them.


OAS lets Castro government off the hook

The OAS, which ostensibly believes in democratic principles, lifted a ban on Cuba today. I guess “OAS” now stands for “Oligarchs, Anarcho-Leftists and Socialists.

Cuba was kicked out of the OAS in the early ’60’s for being a dictatorial regime. More than 40 years later, the “dictatorial regime” part hasn’t changed in Cuba but that didn’t stop the useless idiots in the OAS from opening the door to their return.

Naturally, the Obummer regime administration didn’t put up too much of a fight:

The decision was made by consensus, meaning the United States accepted it, though Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton had lobbied personally for requiring Cuba to make democratic reforms and improve respect for human rights.

Still, Clinton applauded the final vote.

Gee, what a freakin’ surprise.


My former favorite travel website

I used to like Orbitz. Not anymore:

Encouraged by President Obama’s lift last month on allowing family visits to Cuba, the Chicago-based Orbitz Worldwide is launching a campaign this week to reverse a law that prohibits most other U.S. citizens and legal residents from traveling to the island.

The website, called OpenCuba.org, became active Sunday and is a place where Orbitz visitors can petition Obama, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and members of Congress to repeal trade and travel restrictions on Cuba enacted during the Kennedy administration.

Orbitz’ president and CEO, Barney Harford, visited the White House in March and afterward decided to rally his company for the cause, hiring engineers to build the website in just two weeks. He has yet to ask for support from Cuban-American leaders, but says that is the next step.

How about we “FreeCuba.org” before we “OpenCuba.org?” I guess those 30 pieces of silver are more important to you than the freedom of 11 million, Mr. Harford? Well, I may not be a Cuban-American leader but you’ve gotten your last dollar from this Cuban-American.


Antunez’s sister slaps CBC

Remember those Castro apologists from CONgress who visited Cuba a few weeks to kiss Castro’s rear end? Well, the sister of one prominent Cuban dissident hasn’t forgotten.

Berta Antúnez, sister of Afro-Cuban dissident and hunger striker Jorge Luis ”Antúnez” Garcia Perez, visited with staffers from the Congressional Black Caucus and hand delivered a scathing letter from her brother, according to the Miami Herald:

”While you were meeting with the Castro brothers,” he wrote to the members of Congress, “only 300 kilometers away from the capital, our home and the five protesters who remain within it were subject to a brutal siege by the combined forces of the national and political police.”

I suppose to the CBC, the color red is more important than the color black when they so quickly applaud the so-called “accomplishments” of the Castro regime while they turn a blind eye to the abuses of all Cubans under Castro–especially black Cubans.


There’s more than meets the eye…

Babalu Blog posted a nausea-inducing photo of Obama shaking hands, and smiling with, Hugo Chavez.

Something, ahem, “interesting” happened during that handshake which is not visible in the photo. But you can see it in this photo:

Chavez hands Obama a book by a leftist author
Chavez hands Obama a book by a leftist author

The book, titled “Las Venas Abiertas de America Latina” (The Open Veins of Latin America), was written by a hardcore leftist from Uruguay named Eduardo Galeano. No doubt Obama will rush out to find an English-language version or, if none exists, have someone translate it for him.

Somebody please wake me up in November of 2012. Please.