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  • asombra: It never ceases to strike me how these two bastards who were NEVER real soldiers and NEVER risked their own necks spent DECADES...

  • asombra: Such classy people, our dictators. As classy as they look.

  • asombra: That’s OK. Nobody seriously expects them to; it’s just a useful dodge.

  • asombra: Cuba’s dictator doesn’t expect to get all he’s “demanding;” that’s not the point. His game...

  • asombra: Yes, Humberto. Leahy is a familiar and conventional sort of slimeball, but Flake is downright queer, in the original sense (and...

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The Truth About Cuban-Americans — Who They Are and How Others Perceive Them

Read my latest op-ed on this topic at https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/truth-cuban-americans-jorge-ponce

Joe García and President Obama can’t fool Cuban-Americans

A man, a president, a politician, and just about anybody else who cannot keep his word cannot be trusted to look after the welfare of others. If you are president of the United States, you cannot be trusted if you keep flip-flopping on your promises to them. The "audacity of hope" becomes nothing more than […]

Join the Vigil to Protest the Obama-Castro Pact

Here is a call to join a vigil to protest the Obama-Castro pact. The late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., once said: “In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends." Let’s heed his powerful message, and join ranks in this vigil. When: Thursday, January 22, […]

PASSIONATE HISPANICS???

Often, Hispanics in the United States are criticized for being too passionate. Going by the quote below from British author Simon Sinek, I guess that a great many Hispanics – especially Babalugers -- are passionate lovers! I take the latter anytime over "Batista sympathizers!"

Cuban Americans remember growing up with “Los Reyes Magos”

Cuban Americans remember growing up with "Los Reyes Magos".....Listen in now at http://t.co/IxViqg4YR5. #BlogTalkRadio — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) January 6, 2015  

Let’s talk about Cuba with Alain Castillo, young Cuban American

Let's talk about Cuba with Alain Castillo, young Cuban American.......Listen in now at http://t.co/kKCAxkhOu4. #BlogTalkRadio — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) December 29, 2014  

A CHAT WITH VICTOR TRIAY, CUBAN AMERICAN AUTHOR OF “ON FREEDOM’S SHORE”

A CHAT WITH VICTOR TRIAY, CUBAN AMERICAN AUTHOR OF "ON FREEDOM'S SHORE".....Listen in now at http://t.co/Syc9HF4WtB. #BlogTalkRadio — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) December 24, 2014  

OBAMA — THE FIRST LATINO PRESIDENT???!!!

Outrageous article below and outrageous idea to consider! Rep. Mario Díaz-Balart (R-Fla.) is on point when he said that Obama's Cuba Initiative represents "a limitless willingness to appease enemies of freedom," and a "grotesque concession." U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom Perez, the son of Dominican immigrants, has shown his true colors.  Not only is he delusional by […]

Castro 1, Obama big fat zero

Castro 1, Obama big fat zero... http://t.co/w2PpJaDjl4 — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) December 18, 2014  

PRESIDENT OBAMA AND CUBA WITH JORGE PONCE AND MICHAEL PRADA

PRESIDENT OBAMA AND CUBA WITH JORGE PONCE AND MICHAEL PRADA......Listen in now at http://t.co/rSI4dJJkfi. #BlogTalkRadio — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) December 18, 2014  

TWO BROTHERS! ONE DREAM! LIBERTAD!

For those of you who have wondered why most Cuban-Americans take such a hardline posture when it comes to Cuba, I encourage you to watch the ESPN video “30 for 30: “Brothers in Exile.” The video recounts the story of brothers Livan and Orlando “El Duque” Hernandez – two Cubans who defected to the United […]

A couple of “cubanos” who should be in The Baseball Hall of Fame

The Baseball Hall of Fame will soon be announcing the 2015 inductees.    It looks very likely that Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz will join the Hall.   They deserve to go in on the first ballot.  They were great pitchers. Unfortunately, two great "cubanos" from recent baseball memory will not be going […]

Cuban American art with Adrian Plasencia, Allan Gross and other topics with Fausta Rodriguez Wertz

THURSDAY'S SHOW: CUBAN AMERICAN ART PLUS US-LATIN AMERICA TOPICS THIS WEEK .....Listen in now at http://t.co/oXxZhBX92s. #BlogTalkRadio — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) December 4, 2014  

The Price of Liberty Is Eternal Vigilance

Many Cuban-Americans did not believe Joe Garcia when he said that he supported the maintenance of the U.S. embargo against Cuba.  To quote Founding Father Benjamin Franklin, “well done is better than well said.”  Regardless of what Garcia said in public during his political campaign, it was his actions that demonstrated his sympathies with the […]

Saladrigas v. Calzon

  Following is an excellent debate between two Cuban-Americans, Carlos Saladrigas and Frank Calzon, on the Oscar Haza TV program. The debate centered on whether the U.S. policy towards Cuba merits revision. I've said it many times in the past that it does not matter whether one is a Democrat or a Republican, rich or […]