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  • asombra: The New York Times is practically wetting itself over Castro, Inc.’s Ebola PR stunt. Same perverse shit, different day.

  • asombra: Myers looks like a snotty prick who tried to be too clever by half and was merely USED. Foolish tool.

  • asombra: Birnbaum looks like Andy Rooney possessed by the devil. Weiland looked seriously creepy, like some kind of pervert. And I love...

  • asombra: Only someone as vulgar and fraudulent as Fidel would wear such “boots” with a military costume. But maybe I misjudge...

  • asombra: We have a crisis of leadership because a blatantly bad choice was made by those who put Obama in office. TWICE. Lord have mercy.

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Extraordinary trajectory of one Cuban exile: familiar to us, big news to others

How many stories like this do you know of, personally? Maybe dozens?  Hundreds?  Maybe it's your own story? Every now and then some local newspaper far from South Florida scoops up one of these stories.   They think it's extraordinary.   Little do they know. Quite often, these small local newspapers are the only news […]

Sacrilege! Che and Hugo perfumes condemned, creators punished!

Ha!  Perhaps the ridicule proved to be too intense? Or maybe the High Priests of the Castronoid Church (a.k.a. "The Revolution") were genuinely offended because they were not consulted first? Or was it the fact that the High Priests were not promised an appropriately exorbitant share of the potential profits? Whatever the reason, someone in […]

Canadian businessman gets 15-year prison sentence in Castro Kingdom

No surprise here, except for the fact that Associated Press is actually reporting this story. Foreign businesses that don't give the Castro Mafia their cut always find themselves in hot water. Doing business with the Castro regime is a lot like doing business with any crime syndicate. Hapless Mr. Cy Tokmakjian found out the hard […]

“Rustic Vessel” of the Month: Cubans arrive in Key Biscayne after 10 days at sea

Nothing out of the ordinary here. And it is the fact that this is commonplace that is most distressing. Fourteen Cubans from Camaguey build a "rustic vessel" out of scraps of wood and steel.  They improvise some flotation devices, find a propeller, bolt down an engine from an old Russian T-40 tractor, and off they […]

So Predictable: AP regurgitates propaganda fed to it by Castro Mafia

Not much comment needed here. Same old, same old.  The Associated Press might as well be considered a branch of the Castronoid Ministry of Truth. Unfortunately, this arrangement works beautifully for the Castro Dynasty. This latest "interview" granted to AP by "one of the country's highest tourism officials" would have the world believe that there […]

South Africa gives $ 31 million gift to Castro Kingdom

Well, it's not really a gift, per se, but it amounts to that. The biggest part of the gift is a line of credit.   And the other parts of the gift are earmarked for the purchase of South African products. Good luck with that line of credit, South Africa.   You might as well […]

Ebola epidemic becomes ginormous propaganda bonanza for Castro Kingdom

Oh brother, this is perfect. Huge. Ginormous.  A propaganda victory of epic proportions. They are eating this up, those news services that regularly report on the most miniscule development in the Castro Kingdom's ceaseless pursuit of cosmetic surgery. You'd think Castrogonia was Kim Kardashian, or some other vain celebrity. This is absolutely perfect.  Africans are […]

Cubanization of Venezuela continues at breakneck speed: Power blackout cripples Caracastan

Blackouts and brown-outs are routine in Castrogonia, so why not also in Venezuela? Dictator Maduro has not yet blamed this latest power loss on "saboteurs" or  "imperialists," but it's probably due to the fact that he's too busy with United Nations business. CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's government says parts of the capital and seven […]

A tale of two Cuban “migrants” catches the attention of Canadian news media

Here's a story about two selfish ingrates who didn't appreciate the many benefits offered to them by the benevolent government of Castrogonia. The story is buried way back in the Google News pages, probably because it appeared in a Canadian newspaper rather than on the AP or Reuters news feed. Like all such self-centered louts, […]

And now for something completely nauseating….

Some genius at some ministry in Havana has come up with a perfect souvenir for those millions of ethically bankrupt tourists who visit Castrogonia. And, of course, AP was there to pick up the story, because it's so important. Creating a line of perfumes that honors dead tyrants and sociopaths is the last thing that […]

Maduro visits Chavistas and Useful Idiots in the South Bronx

Fidel went straight to Harlem when he visited New York in 1959, and again in 1995. But Harlem has become too gentrified nowadays  for slumming Latrine despots who pretend to be humanitarians. So, what's left?  Where are the slums in New York City now?  Where in the Big Apple can a Latrine dictator whip a […]

Photos of the day: Cuban ruins

More photos from Martha Beatriz Roque. Chronicling the physical deterioration of Havana is an enormous task. With hundreds of thousands of crumbling buildings, which ones does one choose to photograph? This one is in central Havana, at Calle de Aguacate 202, between Obispo and O'Reilly Streets. When the building next door collapsed, it weakened the […]

Yet another step in the Cubanization of Venezuela

It's one of the oldest tricks in the tyrant playbook, which can be traced to ancient times. Making it illegal for your subjects to own weapons is one of the surest ways of ensuring the security of your tyranny. Just this past week, a New Testament scholar attracted a lot of attention by pointing out […]

Score another triumph for the Revolution: Cuban teachers abandon ship

Cuban teachers are quitting in record numbers, creating a teacher shortage. It doesn't take a genius to figure out why Cuban teachers are giving up. In Castrogonia, as was the case in the old Soviet Empire, workers can say: "they pretend to pay us, and we pretend to work." But the teaching profession makes such […]

Further observations on the “privatization” of restaurants in Castro Kingdom

Our friends at Capitol Hill Cubans elaborate on the latest scam announced by the Castro regime, which was lapped up as divine "reform" nectar by the Castro-friendly news media. This adds texture to our earlier report here at Babalu two days ago and reveals more of what lurks behind this latest Castro propaganda smokescreen. Misreporting (and […]