The blame on hurting the Cuban people lies directly on the heads of the Castro family and no one else. Americans are always too eager to blame themselves for the woes of the world.
Are there any world leaders around today, with the exception of North Korea, who are less like Nelson Mandela than the Castros? It's amazing that any of them were even invited.
“Capitalism is the astounding belief that the most wickedest of men will do the most wickedest of things for the greatest good of everyone.” John Maynard Keynes
Early voting in Georgia. On the 20th of October this old Goldwater conservative voted against both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton by casting my vote for Gary Johnson. Neither Trump or Clinton belong within a million miles of the Oval Office.
My care needle barely budged. While this kind of gesture should be saved for formal diplomatic meetings with dictators I see no real issue here. It's more what Obama deals away to dictators in formal diplomatic meetings that sets me off.
Give a man a fish and he eats for a day. Teach a man to fish and he stops voting for the Free Fish party.
Maybe not so much anymore:
For Republicans ruminating over why their party lost the presidential election, here's something else to digest from the swing state of Florida. Cuban-Americans — long a reliable Republican voting bloc — split almost evenly between Mitt Romney and President Obama, according to at least one group's exit polls.
Can't we just turn Congress off and then turn it back on again?