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


  • Rayarena: Asombra, the days of José Martí are long gone. In its place, you find either the Cubanoids whom as I have mentioned, pack the...

  • asombra: Not that it really matters, but the duo in question looks like very cheap goods, not to say mutants. The one on the left looks...

  • asombra: Here’s the poem; note particularly the second stanza: El alma trémula y sola Padece al anochecer: Hay baile; vamos a ver...

  • asombra: Not to worry. This is a perfectly Latrine situation. Move along.

  • asombra: Those who condone and support this miserable shit are responsible for its existence, not just nameless pseudo-exiles but also...

search babalu

babalú archives

frequent topics


elsewhere on the net



realclearworld

Something I got in the mail that raised a red flag

What subtlety!

red_flags

6 comments to Something I got in the mail that raised a red flag

  • theCardinal

    God I hope you are trying to be funny and not being serious. You aren't seriously upset about the flag are you?

  • theCardinal

    Dude - it's a play. Not only that but it's a classic work of literature. The only piece of popular entertainment to not only portray a man's relationship with God in a positive light but also the Church. Jean Valjean finds redemption only after being saved by a kindly Bishop. He then sacrifices all to care for a little girl. The bad guy in all this? An official with an unbending authoritarian mindset.

  • theCardinal

    "Lord in heaven look down on him in mercy

    Forgive me all my trespasses
    And take me to Your Glory...

    ...And remember the truth that once was spoken
    To love another person
    Is to see the face of God"

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mIjU02gVGNw&feature=related

  • theCardinal

    the play hews very closely to the book and the red flag was the flag used by the republicans (anti-monarchists) of the Rebellion of 1832. If they want to be historically accurate, that is the flag that they would use.