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    From the WhiteHouse...not yet officially online they say. Interesting compact being prepared...does Fidel have 1 foot in the grave?

    http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2006/07/20060710-1.html

     
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    There was a rumor around the markets today that Castro was dead. Obiviously nothing announced yet. One of these day s the rumor will be correct.
     
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    Fidel has had one foot in the grave since the 50's. He's like Hyman Roth. I remember reading a political cartoon once that had 9 panels and each panel had 1 word being spoken. The first panel had Ike, the 2nd panel had JFK, the 3rd had LBJ, etc, up to Clinton. The message when read in it's entirety said something to the effect of "Don't worry, Fidel will be gone any day now".
     
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    Never understood the Cuba Embargo thing, does anyone believe that Fidel & family do not have all the food, medicine and other necessities that they need? The only people who suffer from an embargo are the poor & old folk, primarily the single moms. This whole thing has been nothing but pandering to the huge Cuban vote in Florida.. means nothing else.
     
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    VERY stupid...it's been a few decades too long..silly maybe even a closer word for it..And you are right who suffers from it...I don't think THAT helps the US all that much..but no one has the guts to change an incredibly outdated policy...
     
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    Fidel Castro:
    The left wing sore losing liberal socialist wife swapping new democrats out in Hollywood love him, he is their last great hero.

    He still has chickens running through his living room.

    Uncle Teddy spent many hours looking in the mirror and practicing how to deliver a speech like Fidel used to do, "Yelling, bellowing and spittng all over the microphone and his shirt" Hillary now also does it.
    :bricks:
     
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    He's no hero of mine, but I do admire his tenacity.
    I could care less. I just want to be able to go to Havannah and party in January. Open up a new car dealership.
     
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    What do "Liberals" think about the way Cuba has handled the AIDS thing.

    Would "Liberals" handle it the same way here in America, it seems to be working?

    If you commit a crime in Cuba that warrants the death penalty, you go to court, if found gulity, you are sentenced to death, you are exacuted the next day.

    In America murderers are exacuted 20 years after being found guilty :singing:
     
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    IF Fidel is dead, do not celebrate too much, his brother Raul, has been his enforcer forever, and would assume the "Presidency".

    Once again I blame this entire situation on the Washington Nationals who cut Fidel, if he was allowed to follow his baseball dream, he would have never made Cuba the "paradise" that it is. Who was the coach of the Nationals back then, I keep drawing a blank on his name............

    I actually met Fidel a couple of times on his way to the UN. Each time he was very personable, and did not trust the US in any way, up to and including bring his own food, including livestock with him on his presidential plane.
    I once told him that El Duque was pitching against Aroyo that night at the Stadium. He was very excited and asked me under his breath what channel it would be on (His visa did not allow him to travel more than a few blocks from the UN). He is a brutal dictator, and is responcible for the murder of thousands, maybe even tens of thousands, just don't tell his "useful idiots" in Hollywood that.
     

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