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The Cheerleading Archbishop

Gusano didn’t go church today. But the Church came to Gusano. It came like a slap to the face. A confirmation of sorts. So instead of church I get online and torture myself with some Cuba news. Communing with misery, if you will.  Anyway, I come across an article on Cardinal Ortega, head of the Cuban Catholic […]

All Pent Up

And so the New York Times continues to carry all the water it can for the “social experiment” it helped create, has championed and defended for 53 years. In a recent “article” about [r]aul’s real estate “reforms,” The Gray Lady whitewashes over the crumbling walls of that huge slum called Cuba. I guess the title […]

Zero to the Left

Ok so everywhere you look, you read about the growing irrelevancy of Barack Obama. The left is angry that he doesn’t stand up to the right, who see Obama as the most leftist president in history. No respect. The approval poll numbers are dismal. Democratic politicians running for empty congress seats in dark blue districts […]

Pride Before The Fall

As the “far left” contributor on the blog I wanted to share my recent experience in being better able to relate to Michelle Obama. Remember when Michelle got a bunch of crap when she said “for the first time in my adult life I am proud of my country” back when her husband’s hope and […]

Poohing on Portia

Darn! What a bummer. The socialist paradise on the Caribbean is being sucked into a 52 year – wide black hole of its own creation and some self centered “reporter” by the name of Portia Siegelbaum, who must have graduated from the Anita Snow School of communist propaganda regurgitation, is so bummed she felt compelled […]

Right Crisis, Wrong President

And so we learn that Libyan “leader,” as the press calls him, Maummar Gadaffi has resorted to unleashing the hellfire of his war planes on the Libyan citizens that are clamoring to be free of his 42 years of “leadership.” That’s what despots do, turn their armies on their people. That’s why they have them. […]

Let Us Pray…

Thomas Jefferson once wrote a letter in which he used the phrase a “wall of separation between Church & State.” Recently,  it seems  the word “wall” has been replaced with the word “war” unless, of course, it’s campaign season – at which time politicians trip all over each other to tear the Jeffersonian wall down […]

American Idol

Well at least I get to watch a bunch of idol wannabe’s make fools of themselves on American Idol tonight and I can laugh.   Last night, another American Idol who got his crown after, as Ryan Seacrest would say, “America Voted…”  did not make me laugh.   I remember back in June of ’08 […]

Rewriting History a [c]astro Family Affair

There has been a media  blitz  of late to promote Juanita [c]astro’s new book that supposedly tells the “untold story” of her infamous family and tries to reclaim some of the family “honor” through “krakatoan revelations.” Blog friend and [c]astro scholar Dr. Mario Beira was brave enough to actually read Juanita’s book and has discovered […]

Obama’s Doc & Pony Show

Growing up in Cuba ,one of the things that caught my eye was the great visuals provided by the revolution, (pun intended).There wasn’t any food or clothing or toilet paper, but there was always visually stunning propaganda to wrap up the crap sandwich they were force feeding the “masses”, as they liked to call us. […]

Finally, Some Hope and Change!

Ok so for all you wingnuts who have spent the last ten months whining about how President Obama is a narcissistic, American hating socialist who’s only interested in promoting himself, his cronies and in broadening his constituency by creating more poor people through progressive taxation, (something that you cynically refer to as wealth redistribution), here’s […]

Celebrate Good Times, Come On!

As we continue to slide into the abyss… They lit up The Empire State Building in Red and Yellow to celebrate the 60th anniversary of The People’s Republic of China last night. We’re not really celebrating fried rice, fortune cookies  and cheap flat - panel TV's here. We’re celebrating a system that has mass murdered […]

No Such Thing As A Free Lunch

It's common knowledge, at least to those that understand the laws of the marketplace, that there’s “no such thing as a free lunch.” But in the socialist worker’s paradise of Cuba, apparently there has been a “free” lunch to go along with the “free” education and healthcare. Really. Unfortunately though, the “free” lunch is coming […]

No more “Refugees?”

The Obama administration has announced that it is resuming “migration” talks with the Cuban regime. The last set of migration talks between the US and the Cuban dictatorship resulted in turning escapees from the tropical gulag from refugees to migrants and in the “wet foot / dry foot” policy which magically turn the migrants back […]

“If You Can’t Beat Them Join Them” Foreign Policy

Everybody I’ve talked to the last couple of days is understandably bewildered and upset at Joe Biden’s advice on traveling and the Swine flue Panicdemic. Nobody is talking about an equally disturbing statement by our Secretary of State. That’s probably because it’s not publicized by a media which either doesn’t understand or doesn’t care or […]