View Poll Results: Should the Cuban Embargo be ended?

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  • No. We cannot cooperate in making Communism successful 90 miles from the US coast

    4 8.70%
  • Yes. Its time to end the Cuban Embargo.

    35 76.09%
  • Yes, but with limits, restrictions and tarrifs.

    5 10.87%
  • Yes, but lets do it with democrats in power owning the backlash from the Cuban exile community.

    2 4.35%
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Thread: Is it time to end the Cuban Embargo?

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    Re: Is it time to end the Cuban Embargo?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dragonfly View Post
    I saw a great PBS show on Cuba and the overall environment on that island.
    It was speculated that should the USofA lift it's restrictions, "we'd" spoil/pollute vast portions of the island with golf courses, resorts, and tourism.

    Hard to think that speculation would be incorrect based on recent history.
    Wherever golf courses, resorts and tourism go, civilization follows.
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    Re: Is it time to end the Cuban Embargo?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rainman05 View Post
    Why bother. People like JayZ and beyonce can just ignore the embargo and go to Cuba whenever they want ignoring the US rules about travelling to Cuba.

    Its not like the USA has any means to enforce their laws.


    Economically, meh, who cares. The US can't really benefit a lot from its trade with Cuba except maybe coffee...
    And beautiful cigars....and delicious rum.....the latter two are pretty damn good reasons for me to end the embargo.
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    Re: Is it time to end the Cuban Embargo?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Hays View Post
    Wherever golf courses, resorts and tourism go, civilization follows.
    By civilization you mean depleted and/or destroyed natural resources, pollution, over-commercialization, and over-crowding?

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    Re: Is it time to end the Cuban Embargo?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dragonfly View Post
    By civilization you mean depleted and/or destroyed natural resources, pollution, over-commercialization, and over-crowding?
    Please go wring your hands somewhere else.

    Golf courses, resorts and tourism will help the Cuban people overcome the economic devastation to which they have been subjected in recent decades. Throw in some Havana nightlife and casino gambling, add charter sport fishing and modernized agriculture, and within 20 years the most frequently asked question will be: "Fidel who?"
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    Re: Is it time to end the Cuban Embargo?

    No, I believe it would be another source of waves of illegal immigrants.

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