PINAR DEL RIO


support babalú


Your donations help fund
our continued operation

do you babalú?

what they’re saying


bestlatinosmall.jpg

quotes.gif

activism


ozt_bilingual


buclbanner

recommended reading





babalú features





recent comments


  • asombra: Cuba is doing what suits Castro, Inc., period. But let’s give due credit: the regime could hardly be clearer. It’s...

  • asombra: Che Guevara, for one, was all for the USSR crushing the Hungarian uprising, just as Fidel later kissed Soviet ass by being all...

  • asombra: Carlos, it’s OK. They’re Latrines, which means their concept of shame and disgrace is VERY different from yours, so...

  • asombra: The NYT is simply protecting its creature, its Frankenstein, as it always has and always will. The Herbert Matthews business was...

  • asombra: Bad Negroes have to be taught a lesson. Massah Castro don’t like no uppity slaves, especially black ones.

search babalu

babalú archives

frequent topics


elsewhere on the net



realclearworld

“I Love and Respect David Duke!”

david-duke-for-presidentduke

Notice the different reaction?

OK, let's make the comparison precise: "I love and respect David Duke...a lot of people have wanted to silence him for the last 30 years, but that [expletive] is still talking and writing!"

See? No difference at all....everyone still thinks I should be--not suspended--but fired as a Baseball team manager.

And yet David Duke has never killed or physically harmed anyone. He has never stolen anything, as far as we know. But replace the name of a mass-murderer, mass-torturer and wholesale thief whose murders, tortures and thefts directly affect half the families in Miami--replace his name with Duke's in Ozzie Guillen's quip.....and?...notice the difference?....

Would a five game suspension have done the trick for a MLB manager expressing a David Duke valentine?

Please!

How many of Ozzie's champions today would still be on board carping about his "freedom of speech?"

And for those who think it started with Miami Cuban-Americans, chew on this:

"I know of no country in which there is so little real freedom of discussion as in America."
(Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in American, 1831)

Amazing how many (presumably educated) people believe the first amendment prevents a private business from castigating an employee who wantonly insults 98 per cent of its customers.

(And for the irony-impaired: David Duke ran for Governor of Louisiana in 1991 as the Republican candidate. I grimaced, held my nose and voted for a Democrat instead. The first and last time in my life I've pulled the Donkey lever in any election.)

Unreal

Comments are closed.