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A show from 2011: The 50th anniversary of “The Bay of Pigs” with Humberto Fontova

Guest:   Humberto Fontova, Cuban-American leader and author of "Che" plus a few other books.   Click to listen: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/cantotalk/2011/04/18/the-political-report  

Do we really want to tell Putin that the Monroe Doctrine is Over?

(My new American Thinker post) We hear from the Obama corner that it’s time to remove Cuba from the list of terror nations.   Has anyone told the terrorists and fugitives living on the island?   Cuba looks like “la isla bonita” for a few bad guys, such as James Kirchisk wrote this week: Cuba was originally placed […]

The Obama negotiation style: Iran and Cuba

GUEST:  Frank Burke, businessman and contributor to American Thinker…..we will discuss the negotiations with Iran……how did the US negotiate this deal?   What did we demand from Iran?  where are we now?…..what lessons can we learn from the way that the Obama Administration negotiated this deal?  What happens now that we removed Cuba from the terrorist list?  or […]

The Panama summit and other US Latin America stories of the week

GUESTS:  Fausta Rodriguez-Wertz, the editor of Fausta's Blog......plus Roger Mailhot, a Canadian businessman with vast Latin America experience and currently living in Lima, Peru.......we will discuss the Latin American summit in Panama....the US-Cuba talks.....President Obama and Raul Castro.....the US-Venezuela rift.....more marches in Brazil.......the continuing crisis in Argentina....the murder of Alberto Nisman......and other US-Latin America stories […]

‘Nada’ or ‘Zilch’ from these U.S.-Cuba Negotiations

(My new American Thinker post) President Obama has decided to remove Cuba from the list of terrorist nations. I guess that harboring terrorists or smuggling weapons no longer makes you a terrorist nation.   It’s hard to settle that with the reality of Cuba. such as the harboring of Basque and Colombia terrorists plus fugitives from U.S. […]

The Gitmo 6 bouncing around in Uruguay

(My new American Thinker post) It reads like a Saturday Night Live segment.  All you need is a guy with a Syrian accent screaming, “Live from New York…” In reality, this is the story of the Gitmo terrorists who were sent to Uruguay not long ago: Uruguay’s president says the U.N. refugee agency will help six former Guantanamo prisoners obtain […]

The latest on the US-Cuba talks after the Panama meetings with Jorge Ponce

GUEST:  Jorge Ponce, Cuban American writer and contributor to Babalu Blog, joins me for a discussion of US-Cuba talks and the meetings in Panama....we will speak about the Castro-Obama meeting, Raul Castro's rant against the US, the US-Venezuela rift and President Maduro bashing President Obama.....how will all of this play in 2016? Click to listen: […]

Castro bashes US but absolves Obama

(My new American Thinker post) The incredible “Panama show” concluded with Cuban dictator Raul Castro’s speech: Castro, in a meandering, nearly hour-long speech to the summit, ran through an exhaustive history of perceived Cuban grievances against the U.S. dating back more than a century — a vivid display of how raw passions remain over American attempts […]

Obama to the rescue: How did Raul Castro get so lucky?

A few months ago, dictator Raul Castro was wondering about the survival of the regime.  In other words, he saw Venezuela imploding and no one in the West willing to lend him any money.   (Cuba has to constantly reschedule its debts as Mexico, Canada and just about everybody else has learned) Guess who comes […]

The essence of the poll is that Cubans want change

The essence of the poll is that Cubans want change... http://t.co/TxdVTiM2Kx — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) April 9, 2015  

Will Obama stand for freedom or shake Castro’s hand?

(My new American Thinker post) Back in October 1981, President Lopez-Portillo of Mexico put together a “North-South” summit in Cancún, or a meeting between industrialized and third-world nations.  It was intended to promote communications and hopefully more trade. President Reagan made it very clear to Mexico: I stay home if Castro comes! It was a clear […]

Castro & Obama in Panama plus other US-Latin America stories of the week

GUESTS:  Fausta Rodriguez-Wertz, editor of Fausta's Blog, and Cecilia Torres, originally from Colombia, join me for a look at the upcoming meeting of Latin America leaders in Panama.....one of the major topics is the anticipated meeting between President Obama and Raul Castro of Cuba......the US-Venezuela rift.....Colombia and FARC.....the marches in Brazil....the latest on the murder of […]

Raul Castro setting the agenda at Latin America summit

(My new American Thinker post) We opposed the U.S.-Cuba talks because nothing was demanded from the Castro regime.  Unlike previous presidents, who demanded something tangible from the regime, the Obama administration spent 18 months and agreed to nothing. We just consented to talk about the issues that have separated the two countries since the early […]

The latest on US-Cuba talks with Jorge Ponce

GUEST:  Jorge Ponce, Cuban American writer and contributor to Babalu Blog, joins me for a discussion of US-Cuba talks, and the much anticipated meeting between President Obama and Dictator Raul Castro....we will first "human rights" meeting from last week....the Venezuela situation continues to create a rift with the US.... CLICK TO LISTEN: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/cantotalk/2015/04/07/the-latest-on-us-cuba-talks-with-jorge-ponce

The left wants to talk “gay wedding cakes” rather than the March jobs report

(My new American Thinker post) A few days ago, I posted that the Indiana uproar was all about the left picking fights to avoid the reality of a lousy foreign policy and bad economy. Hello, March jobs report: The sputtering U.S. economy created just 126,000 jobs in March as bad weather, weak consumer spending and flailing […]