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    Re: Cuba leaves talks on US ties insisting it won't make major changes to its system

    Quote Originally Posted by Lursa View Post
    It's their business what freedoms they give their citizens. Not up to us. We dont dictate to China or Saudi Arabia, for ex, how to treat their citizens. We huff and puff but do little of substance. Our attempts at changes to human rights have taken years and have made no inroads in SA.

    that doesnt mean I like the system in Cuba, just that it's hypocritical to consider it our business, both in general and there specifically.
    That's right. We fuzz about some but not the other. What gives? I never understood why Cuba has been singled out.

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    Re: Cuba leaves talks on US ties insisting it won't make major changes to its system

    Quote Originally Posted by US Conservative View Post
    What do you mean of course it will fix their situation? When Cuba gets more money (through its state owned business) who gets the money-the govt or the people? Plenty of western nations do business there now and its a crap hole. How would more money change that?

    The only thing it does it allow the leadership to improve its security. Let me guess, you thought the "fair and equitable" commies were going to hand it out to the people of Cuba?

    All communism does is make everyone equally poor and miserable (excepting the elites). And Obama is helping to do exactly that.
    Who is benefiting when we buy Made in China? The Chinese war machine or the people?

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    Re: Cuba leaves talks on US ties insisting it won't make major changes to its system

    Quote Originally Posted by Lovebug View Post
    Who is benefiting when we buy Made in China? The Chinese war machine or the people?
    I agree. Which is why I dont want to see our economies becoming any more dependent on each other.
    Obama is enabling tyranny here.

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    Re: Cuba leaves talks on US ties insisting it won't make major changes to its system

    Quote Originally Posted by US Conservative View Post
    Obama is enabling tyranny here.
    How's that koolaid taste??
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bucky View Post
    I have felt pain when I was in the womb. So when you say they are incapable of feeling pain, that is based on junk science.

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    Re: Cuba leaves talks on US ties insisting it won't make major changes to its system

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    How's that koolaid taste??
    Not sure what you mean by that.

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    Re: Cuba leaves talks on US ties insisting it won't make major changes to its system

    Quote Originally Posted by Lovebug View Post
    That's right. We fuzz about some but not the other. What gives? I never understood why Cuba has been singled out.
    Right wingers like Cold War rhetoric. Some of them have what I can only describe as political alzheimer's. They tend to forget that the 1980s ended nearly 30 years ago. As such, they themselves have become relics of the past.
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    Re: Cuba leaves talks on US ties insisting it won't make major changes to its system

    Quote Originally Posted by Lovebug View Post
    That's right. We fuzz about some but not the other. What gives? I never understood why Cuba has been singled out.
    Because its 200 miles away.

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    Re: Cuba leaves talks on US ties insisting it won't make major changes to its system

    Quote Originally Posted by Samhain View Post
    Because its 200 miles away.
    Which makes it a fantastic vacation destination.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bucky View Post
    I have felt pain when I was in the womb. So when you say they are incapable of feeling pain, that is based on junk science.

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    Re: Cuba leaves talks on US ties insisting it won't make major changes to its system

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    Which makes it a fantastic vacation destination.
    Have fun with that.

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    Re: Cuba leaves talks on US ties insisting it won't make major changes to its system

    Quote Originally Posted by Samhain View Post
    Have fun with that.
    What wouldn't be fun? Tropical. Caribbean. Beaches. Ocean. Palm trees. Sounds rather inviting.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bucky View Post
    I have felt pain when I was in the womb. So when you say they are incapable of feeling pain, that is based on junk science.

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