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  • asombra: Carlos, the monkeys are hideous. The top one reminds me of Woody Allen, and the paired ones remind me of Mia Farrow. Yikes.

  • asombra: “If the desired ultimate result is truly the democratization of our nation…” Sorry, but that is NOT the goal...

  • asombra: It never ceases to strike me how these two bastards who were NEVER real soldiers and NEVER risked their own necks spent DECADES...

  • asombra: Such classy people, our dictators. As classy as they look.

  • asombra: That’s OK. Nobody seriously expects them to; it’s just a useful dodge.

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Carlos Eire: Confessions of a Cuban exile who becomes a wayward historian

Carlos Eire discussing his latest book, "Waiting to Die in Miami" at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, Thursday, April 21 as part of the George Washington Forum on American ideas, politics and institutions.  It's fabulous, revealing, instructive, and heartbreaking. Take tissue.

Thank you Carlos for sharing your Cuban soul, and bearing witness to Cuba's true history.

H/T: Honey

3 comments to Carlos Eire: Confessions of a Cuban exile who becomes a wayward historian

  • (Especially) for our friends of NON-Cuban ancestry--DON'T MISS THIS VIDEO!

    Unreal

  • To grasp the full effect of the Political-INcorrectness and brazen intransigence represented in this video--keep in mind that here's an Ivy league professor and National Book Award winner addressing a (mostly typical, I'm guessing) college audience!!!

    Unreal

  • Honey

    We can't see or hear the audience except for some laughs when the Professor says something amusing. But one gets the sense that this audience knows pretty much nothing about a whole lot of things.
    Did anyone else get the same impression?