“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists to adapt the world to himself.
Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” ― George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman
"We have met the enemy and they are ours..." -- Oliver Hazard Perry
"I don't want a piece of you... I want the whole thing!" -- Bob Barker
But besides that, maybe it's too bad for the Castro brothers they're not sitting on a bunch of oil. Presumably we'd patch over any ideological differences and pesky issues like human rights and funding those who attack us so long as they 'partnered' with U.S. companies to get it out of the ground...
But, again, hate to keep mentioning this, but 'Will continuing a policy that's failed for 55 years finally succeed in perhaps 60 years, or 75 years?"
If this was 1960 or 1970 and we could still hold out some hope we'd pressure them through economic means to change their ways, great. But it's 2014. We tried, that way failed. Maybe move on to something different? RADICAL IDEA!!!
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But that can't be the goal, and in fact someone quoted the goals of some of the legislation and it was to foster democracy, human rights, etc.