“Cubans migrants to Mexico are arrested, beaten, extorted, deported by the Mexican gov. in collusion with Castro! Where’s your indignation Mr Jorge Ramos (a Mexican citizen!)”


This post’s headline comes–not from some redneck Trumpista in Alabama (or MUCH WORSE (!!!) Louisiana!)


No. It comes from a young Cuban lawyer living in Mexico– His name is Rafael Alejandro Hernández and he knows what he’s talking about, from firsthand experience. To wit:

* “You claim to be a journalist not a politician. But Trump threw you out only because you were out of line. Your behavior was shameful.

* “Every week thousands of Cubans migrants to Mexico are arrested, beaten, extorted and swindled by the Mexican gov. in collusion with the Castro tyranny! But I’ve never heard you utter a peep against the Mexican government over this, Mr Jorge Ramos! And you claim to be a proud and vocal Mexican citizen, Mr Jorge Ramos!”

* Why not come to Mexico and try telling President Pena Nieto that deporting Cubans to Castro means they’ll live in a prison. Why not practice what you preach, Mr Ramos?!

* You denounce the U.S.–a country that opened its doors to you, yourself, sir–but you refuse to utter a peep against your native Mexico, that deports Cubans not because they’re delinquents–but as a matter of policy.”

* I’m speaking to you as someone who was jailed for 49 days in a Mexican prison for migrants and freed only after a hunger strike where I almost died.”

* “Next time you attend a Trump press conference you might ask permission to speak, and wait your turn like all the others. And since you seem to like to talk without permission come to Mexico and try that stunt!”


I’ve freely paraphrased the young lawyer’s commentary while translating it into Joe-Sixpack English. If you suspect I’ve mangled his meaning, here’s the entire piece in Spanish.:And here’s a video of his “speech.”


Did “The Mob” really “run” Cuba in the 1950’s?


“Under the thuggish reign of US-backed Fulgencio Batista…the US mafia, having been dislodged from American cities by the crusading Kefauver committee, took over much of Havana, operating gambling rackets, drug rings, and prostitution.” (Boston Globe, May, 4, 2014.)

Actually: in 1955 Cuba contained a grand total of three gambling casinos, the biggest was at the Tropicana and featured ten gambling tables and thirty slot machines, the Hotel Nacional, featured seven roulette wheels and twenty-one slot machines. “By contrast, in 1955 the single Riviera Casino in Las Vegas featured twenty tables and one hundred and sixteen slot machines. This means that in 1955: one Las Vegas Casino had more gambling action than all of Cuba.

Cuba’s tourism industry as a whole generated $60 million in 1958. Havana by itself had 42 hotels. The Mob reputedly had financial in interest in 7 of these–and these didn’t include among them Cuba’s biggest hotel, the Habana Hilton. Instead the biggest hotel on the island was majority owned by the pension plan of the Cuban Federation of Gastronomic Food Workers. This fully-documented historical datum, needless to add, doesn’t mesh well with the fairy tale narrative about Cuba’s horribly exploited working class of the time, now does it?”

( Every item above thoroughly documented here. )


(En Espanol aqui.)


Back in 2011 Univision tried blackmailing Marco Rubio–Trump shows proper response to Univision

“Hasta la vista, Jorge!”(Donald Trump)

As reported here at Babalu, back in 2011 Univison tried blackmailing Marco Rubio, repeatedly harassing his sister, running stories about his brother-in-law, planting camera trucks outside his sister’s home, etc. The arrogant swinishness by Univison towards Marco Rubio was the talk of Cuban-Americans at the time.

But a few months later Senator Rubio granted an interview to Jorge Ramos, who essentially insulted him on camera.

A few months after the interview, when Senator Rubio was preparing to deliver the GOP’s bi-lingual response to Pres. Obama’s State of the Union address, Angelica Artiles, executive assistant to Univision’s vice president of news, posted the following on Rubio spokesman Alex Burgos’s Facebook page: “Oh. wow, the loser is going to speak after our President. Anything to get publicity.” She also referred to Rubio as “Marquito,” a “token slave boy,” and a “turd.”

Bloomberg summarized the Rubio-Univison feud here.

Trump has a much better approach to Univision: LOS MANDO PAL CARAJO!–y LOS BOTO A PATADAS!!!!

Ya think Univison would consider a blackmail stunt on Trump?…Go ahead, Univision. Make Trump’s Day!




Social-climbing for Cuban-American Dummies (join Obama’s Cuba policy–get to hang with the Fanjuls!)


Make that bundle or snag that swanky position…then what? 

Why start SCMHOOZING for that social cachet of course!…Regretably tradition shows this acquisition of proper social cachet can take decades if not generations….

But FEAR NOT! Today’s Cuban-American community presents a golden opportunity to shed that pesky stigma of “new money chusma.” It’s as easy as getting behind Obama’s Cuba policy. To wit:

Here’s a list showing some of the invitees last week by the State Dept. to the swanky reception at the Havana home of the chief of the US Interests Section Jeffrey De Laurentis:

1-Joe Arriola; 2-Ric Herrero; 3-Freddy Balsera; 4-Felice Gorordo; 5-Paul Cejas; 6-Patrick Hidalgo; 7-Ariel Perera; 8-Pedro Freyre; 9-Hugo Cancio; 10-Carlos Gutiérrez; 11-Joe García ; 12-Consuelo Arostegui; 13-Marifeli Perez Estable; 14-Annie Betancourt; 15-Ralph Gazitua; 16-Luly Duke; 17-Carlos Saladrigas; 18-Alberto Ibarguen; 19-Dr. Sergio González Arias ; 20-Ella Fontanals-Cisneros; 21-Andres Fanjul; 22-Silvia Wilhelm; 23-Ralph Patino.

Where else could vulgarian insurance salesmen like Carlos Saladrigas, two-bit Marielito crooks like Hugo Cancio, washed-up politicians like Joe Garcia, pushy travel-agents like Silvia Wilhelm, obnoxious arrivistes like Felice Gorordo and Ric Herrero, and frumpy out-at-the-elbow-academics like Marifeli Perez-Stable get to hang with such as Andy Fanjul and share in his social glow, craving that it will linger upon them?

Alfie and Pepe Fanjul did not grace the reception with their presence but their brother Andy carried the family banner and cachet in fine style.



“I really admire toughness and courage! You (Bay of Pigs Freedom-Fighters) have that! But you were let down by our country!” (Donald Trump in Miami Nov, 14th, 1999.)

“I really admire toughness and courage, and I will tell you that the people of the brigade really have that,” Trump said to applause from an audience of Cuban-Americans, referring to the Bay of Pigs veterans.

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Referring to those killed in the invasion, Trump won more applause by criticising the government of Democratic President John F. Kennedy, saying they had died “all because of the fact you were let down by our country.”

Entire 1999 story here.

Did Donald Trump plumb a crucial Florida (hence national) electorate’s hot-buttons in 1999, or what?!

Might he be on to something regarding a much, much bigger and much more crucial ( Soccer-Mom and Joe Sixpack) American electorate’s hot-buttons today?

….and speaking of Joe-Sixpack….


Donald Trump and Ann Coulter missed this “Hispanic” crime wave: “LACs” (Late Arriving Cubans)

Say what you want about Tony “Say hello to my little friend!” Montana. On top of “killing Communist for fun!”–he reinvested his profits here in the good ‘ole USA—-as did Vito and Michael Corleone, and even Tattaglia, “Pimp” though he was. Nowadays Cuban criminals give the Castro family a nice piece of the action at the expense of the U.S. taxpayer. Nothing about “killing communists for fun!” from today’s south Florida Cuban criminals.


“If you remember, many years ago, Cuba, Fidel Castro emptied his jails and sent them to us. Well, in a much more sophisticated way, that’s what Mexico is doing also at the border so — because they don’t want the cost. The cost is tremendous.” (Donald Trump July 16, 2015.)

Meaning no disrespect, Mr Trump and staff, but have you folks looked at this issue lately? In fact the relative few criminals Castro sent over during the Mariel boatlift can’t begin to compare with those he’s been sending over recently. In fact Castro’s “sophistication” at fleecing U.S. taxpayers with his fiefdom’s criminals compares to Mexico’s about like your campaign compares to Huckabee’s.

Castro’s much too sharp to send us nickel and dime street punks nowadays, or even Tony Montanas. To wit:

In Miami-Dade County, where 24 percent of the population was born in Cuba, immigrants from the island account for 73 percent of arrests for health care fraud; 72 percent of arrests for cargo theft; 59 percent of arrests for marijuana trafficking; and half the arrests for credit-card and insurance fraud. Among Cuban-born defendants sentenced to federal prison for these crimes, two out of three are still Cuban citizens.

“Medicare fraud alone accounts for more than $2 billion in stolen funds every year in South Florida. Investigators, prosecutors and members of Congress have speculated that the Cuban government may be behind the Medicare fraud scheme.”

More than pirates, modern Cuban criminals are privateers: i.e. they have a commission from Castro’s Stalinist/kleptocratic regime, who gets a cut of their booty, at the expense of the U.S. taxpayer.

Our friends at Townhall help disseminate items utterly unknown except in a few teenzy-tiny ethnic enclaves in south Florida.

The face of Cuban criminals then and now. The choice is clear.

(Also fascinating: As busy as these LACs (“Late Arriving Cubans”, as south Florida police and prosecutors have already dubbed this crime wave) seem to be, they always seem to find time to participate in all those Bendixen & Amandi and Florida International University polls about the “embargo.” Indeed they seem to crowd-out all other poll-participants. Can’t say they don’t hustle!



Jon Stewart–America’s TOP(!!!) news source for young Americans hails his sources! (Castro’s propaganda ministry)

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Jon Stewart’s educational influence on Americans under 40 has become a cliché– as a boast by liberals, as a jeer by conservatives. And on some issues, at least, Stewart proudly cited his sources:


“All I know about Cuba in the 1950’s I learned from the Godfather II!” (Jon Stewart, July 23, 2008.)

On the very date of that boast, Francis Ford Coppola was replaced as top educational source on Cuba for America’s top educational source for young Americans by Castro’s very Ministry of Propaganda.

“I LOVE this book!–This is the TRUE story of Cuba!” gushed the multi Emmy, Peabody, and Television Critics Award winner (for Outstanding Achievement in News and Information.)

The primary source for the book Stewart was hyperventilating over – a source cited no fewer than 72 times in quotes and footnotes– is an intelligence apparatchik of Castro’s propaganda ministry named Enrique Cirules.


Our friends at Frontpage magazine help disseminate some items little understood outside a few tiny ethnic enclaves in south Florida and northern New Jersey.

Che Guevara inspires “playful” New York bartender!


WSJ Story here.

From Exposing the Real Che Guevara:

Che Guevara’s first decree when his rebels captured the town of Sancti Spiritus in central Cuba during the last days of the skirmishing against Batista’s army, outlawed alcohol, gambling and regulated relations between the sexes. Popular outcry and Fidel’s sharp political sense made him rescind the order.

“I have no home, no woman, no parents, no brothers and no friends,” wrote the party-animal in his diaries. “My friends are friends only so long as they think as I do politically.”

In 1960 at a town named Guanahacabibes in extreme Western Cuba, Che initiated Cuba’s forced-labor camp system. “We send to Guanahacabibes people who have committed crimes against revolutionary morals,” warned the party-animal, whose definition of such “offenses” proved pretty sweeping. In fact these offenses read pretty much like the daily planner of a typical New York nightclub patron.

Everything above–and much, MUCH more–fully documented here:


Obama ( the small and meek) begs The Great and Powerful Raul Castro for an embassy

“I am RAUL! The GREAT and POWERFUL! Who are you?


“If you please, sir…I am Obama…the meek and sniveling…we have come…”

“SILENCE! The Great and Powerful Raul KNOWS why you have come!…You DARE(!) to come to me seeking permission to lavish my fiefdom with even MORE $billions upon $billions of U.S. dollars, do you?!…And you have the EFFRONTERY to favor my terror-sponsoring military dictatorship with even further international legitimacy and respect, do you?!…You sniveling, shivering, bumbling, dissimulating freak of a community organizer?!”

“Well..you see…”


“SILENCE! The beneficent Raul has every intention of granting your request. But first you must prove yourselves worthy. First you must remove us from the list Terror-sponsors–and NO! you may not have your convicted murderers and terrorists back!…but I demand mine back–and plenty PRONTO!…Furthermore:

NO! You cannot have the $7 billion I stole from you back! Furthermore:

NO! We will NOT curtail our repression of the Cuban people to even the teenziest degree–in fact we’ll INCREASE IT!

NO! Your diplomats will NOT have free movement in my kingdom!…Do I make myself clear!”


“Thanks, your Honor — I mean, your Excellency — I mean, your Wizardry!”

Our friends at The Blaze help disseminate some items regarding last week’s Flag-Raising little understood outside the tiny Cuban-American informational ghetto.



Donald Trump wanted Fidel Castro extradited and tried for murder and terrorism and the Cuba embargo actually ENFORCED!


Donald Trump in the Miami Herald June, 24, 1999:

“The first time Castro leaves Cuba for any nation we have extradition treaties with, he should be detained, arrested and extradited to the U.S. for indictment and trial on charges of murder and terrorism.” (The America We Deserve, Donald Trump, 2000.)

Several large European investment groups have asked me to take the “Trump Magic” to Cuba. They have “begged” me to form partnerships to build casino-hotels in Havana. With the influx of foreign tourists, we would make a fortune, they promise, and they are no doubt right. They are also right to say that this type of arrangement would allow me to skirt the U. S.-imposed embargo.

But rushing to join those who would do business in Cuba would do more than that. It would place me directly at odds with the longstanding U. S. policy of isolating Fidel Castro. I had a choice to make: huge profits or human rights. For me, it was a no-brainer.

I fully understand the familiar arguments for lifting the embargo. The Cold War is over. Castro is on the ropes. Pumping money into his economy would benefit the long-suffering masses. This is the way to “open up” Cuba, export democracy, and promote entrepreneurship and independence from the state. We need to put the past behind us.

Each of those arguments is bogus. Almost every dollar would go to prop up his police-state. Why? Because foreign investors cannot legally do business with private Cuban citizens. They can go into business only with the Castro government. It is highly illegal in Cuba for anyone except for the regime to employ a Cuban citizen.

If I formed a joint venture with European partners, I would make millions of dollars. But I’d rather lose those millions than lose my self-respect. I would rather take a financial hit than become a financial backer of one of the world’s most-brutal dictators, a man who was once willing to aid in the destruction of my country. To me the embargo question is no question at all. Of course, we should keep the embargo in place. We should keep it until Castro is gone.

Much more from El Trumpo here.

Has El Trumpo changed his mind (i.e. “grown in office”?) We’ll see if (when?) he campaigns in Florida, wont we?…for what it’s worth, when Trump was expressing the above sentiments here was his Miami host, Jorgito Mas Santos–someone who has most certainly: “grown in office.”



“Oye pero la verdad que a este Fontova LE ENCANTA JODER!”

In 1965 ( with fanatical revolutionary Che Guevara as Minister of Industries ) Cuba had more private businesses than today (under “pragmatic reformer” Raul Castro)


As late as 1968, during the height of the cold war and with highest political incarceration rate on earth, Soviet-occupied Cuba had:

55,636 small businesses: including 11,878 grocery stores (bodegas), 3,130 butchers, 3,198 bars, 8,101 food establishments (restaurants, friterías, cafeterias, etc), 6,653 laundries, 3,643 barbers, 1,188 shoe repairs, 4,544 auto mechanics, 1,598 artisans, 3,345 carpenters.


At last count, Raul Castro’s much-trumpeted (especially by the Obama administration) “economic opening!” “privatization!” “reforms!” blah…blah manifested itself in the existence of 1,261 tiny paladares (teenzy-tiny eateries) and perhaps an equal number of sidewalk trinket vendors, shoe shine boys and pimps.

It’s eye-opening items like these that inspire folks ranging from American radio superstar Mark Levin to Bulgaria’s current Minister of Education Todor Tanev to exclaim:

“I read it (Fontova’s book) in two sittings–I couldn’t put it down!” (Mark Levin)

“Reading this book caused my heart to race and bile to rise. Here in Bulgaria most the items disclosed by Humberto Fontova were completely unknown.” (Professor Todor Tanev. former Rector, Univ. of Sofia, current Minister of Education in Bulgaria.)

Castro Demands $ Billions in Reparations from the U.S.

Fidel Castro pulled a Moe Green this week. (“No I buy YOU out!–YOU, Yankees, owe ME billions!”)


You’ve already guessed why this analogy wont work. He’s pulling it–not on a Mikey  Corleone–but on a Johnny Fontaine.


In fact, the stunt didn’t work out well for Moe Green.

But given his target, who’s to say it won’t work for Castro?



Castro official kicks Kerry in the balls after flag-raising ceremony ( won’t move even “one millimeter” on human rights.)

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The Cuban government won’t move a “millimeter” to please its opponents in America, (i.e. lessen it’s KGB-mentored repression and terror-sponsorship) the nation’s top diplomat in talks with the U.S. said Friday after an American flag-raising event in Havana.

“Decisions on internal matters are not negotiable and will never be put on the negotiating agenda in conversations with the United States,” Josefina Vidal, Cuba’s director of U.S. affairs, told Reuters.

“Cuba will never do absolutely anything, not move one millimeter, to try to respond,” she added.

Secretary of State John Kerry had told reporters on the trip that he told his Cuban counterpart Congress was unlikely to lift its economic embargo without the Cuban government making progress on human rights.

Kerry called the embargo “something of a two-way street” in his speech marking the newly reopened U.S. Embassy in Havana, saying that “both sides need to remove restrictions that have been holding Cubans back.”



What would WWII and Bay of Pigs Airborne combat hero Manuel Perez-Garcia say about the Havana Flag Raising ?


“I see that the flagpole still stands,” said a choked-up Gen. Douglas Mc Arthur on March 2, 1945 as he entered devastated but liberated Corregidor. “Have our troops hoist the colors to its peak, and let no enemy ever haul them down.”


A U.S. Army sergeant named Manuel Perez-Garcia was on Luzon during that victorious flag-raising. Perez-Garcia was born in Cuba but immigrated to the U.S. after Pearl Harbor to join the U.S. Army and volunteer for combat.


At the time of that flag-raising paratrooper Manuel Perez-Garcia had fought almost constantly for 14 months, through New Guinea and the southern Philippines. His purple hearts, Bronze Star and Silver Star with Oak Leaf Cluster said something about his role in that victory for freedom. We can only imagine how he felt when he finally saw his beloved stars and stripes fluttering over Corregidor.

When Perez Garcia was 51 years old the Castro brothers and Che Guevara were busily converting his native country into a Soviet satrapy riddled with prison camps and mass graves. So Manuel volunteered for combat again. Like most of his Cuban Band of Brothers he fought to his very last bullet, inflicting casualties of 20 to 1 against his Soviet armed and led enemies. That bitter and bloody battleground is now known as The Bay of Pigs.

Manuel Perez-Garcia passed away in Miami at the tender age of 102 in 2011. Today his ashes along with those of his son rest in Arlington. Maybe he’s lucky not to witness his beloved flag raised in Castro’s Havana, within walking distance of political prisons and torture chambers, a smirking Che Guevara mocking it from banners and murals in every direction.

For Manuel Perez-Garcia and his Band of Brothers that flag symbolized victory and freedom. In Havana today it symbolizes U.S. surrender to the Stalinist cowards who destroyed and defiled their homeland, and craved to nuke their adopted one.

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