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The Cubanization of Venezuela: “La bola pica y se extiende”

We Cubans have a lot of great expressions. One of my favorites is "la bola pica y se extiende". It means something like "its complicated" and there is no solution around the corner. For months, our friends at Babalu have been telling you about the "Cubanization" of Venezuela.  Let's add one more episode to that […]

Venezuela has Seized Control of Two American Oil Rigs

American companies should protest this by pulling out of Venezuela immediately. But they won't... CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela has quietly seized control of two oil rigs owned by a unit of Houston-based Superior Energy Services after the company shut them down because the state oil monopoly was months behind on payments. The seizure took […]

And So It Begins…

The New York Post is reporting thousands of elderly patients have already lost, and are about to lose, their doctors because their Medicare plans are dropping the physicians out of their network. And this is just New York. I live in Ohio and my Mother told me at the beginning of this week that in […]

Why ObamaCare is NOT a Failure…

If you take the time to read just one thing this weekend seriously consider this article... Wayne Allyn Root outlines why ObamaCare is going as planned, and is not a "trainwreck", but the red train charging down the tracks headed for the destruction of our nation's political, societal and cultural structure ... and if the […]

America, She Doesn’t Work for You

However, she sure as heck doesn't seem to have a problem cashing her paychecks, spending her expense account, or getting her primo healthcare from us. This entire administration is governing without the consent of the governed. Nor do they believe they need it. Because shut-up.

Dear Mr Leisman: Cruz is Cuban and the jobs report is pre-shutdown

Steve Leisman of CNBC had a very embarassing moment today: "There was a brief moment of awkwardness on CNBC Tuesday morning when, during a discussion of the weak jobs report and Senator Ted Cruz, reporterSteve Liesman asked for some “Mexican music” to be played while they talked about Cruz. Liesman said, “We’re going to call this the […]

The Spanish Side of the ObamaCare Exchange is Even Worse…

The Spanish language side of the ObamaCare train wreck is failing even worse than the English version... Lost in the hubbub surrounding the malfunctioning HealthCare.gov is another missed deadline and closed door for millions of Americans seeking health insurance: Cuidado­DeSalud.gov. The Spanish-language site still does not allow consumers to enroll for exchange coverage, a delay […]

Seriously, Florida? Seriously? – UPDATED

Why does Florida keep sending Alan Grayson back to Washington DC time and time again? Are the people in Grayson's congressional district really of like-mind with this unmitigated, uncivil, uncouth buffoon? Or are they just eager to get him off their streets and out of town? Here is Grayson's latest email... What a propagandistic, agent […]

Why didn’t we hire “the best and the brightest” in the first place?

Has anybody seen Secretary Sebelius?  She is apparently up in Massachusetts and avoiding any serious questions about this disaster known as the ObamaCare roll out. She did say that the search is on for "the best and the brightest", i.e. the top tech people in the country to fix the Affordable Health Care Act website. […]

The Cancerous ObamaCare Panacea That Keeps on Taking and Taking

New York is not the only place in the nation where hospitals are refusing ObamaCare plans... ObamaCare was supposed to offer more choices — but New Yorkers shopping for medical coverage stand to be shut out of two of the city’s most prestigious hospitals. Only three of the nine plans being offered on the New […]

Brazil cartels announce “a terror campaign”

We've posted a couple of times about the street demonstrations in Brazil, i.e. protests related to the spending for the World Cup and Olympics! Brazil may also face a very serious terror campaign, if the cartels have their way: "Brazil's biggest drug cartel has promised a 'World Cup of terror' next year - in a […]

ObamaCare Accounts: Anything You Say Can and Will be Used Against You

The other night on Jon Stewart’s TV show HHS Sec. Sebelius was asked how many people have actually enrolled for ObamaCare. She answered (@ 1:10) : “Fully enrolled, I can’t tell you, because I don’t know. We are taking applications on the web, on the phone, we’ll be giving monthly reports, but I can tell […]

Part 3: Meet Jorge Bonilla, Candidate for Congress in FL – 9

Previous: Part 1 and Part 2 of the interview with Jorge Bonilla. Our interview with Republican candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives, Jorge Bonilla, with his thoughts and views on the U.S. border and immigration... Part 3: The U.S. Border BB: Mr. Bonilla, what are your thoughts and ideas on how to handle the […]

Part 2: Meet Jorge Bonilla, Candidate for Congress in FL – 9

Previous: Part 1: Meet Jorge Bonilla, Candidate for Congress in FL - 9 We pick up our interview with Republican candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives, Jorge Bonilla, with his thoughts and views on domestic policy... Part 2: Domestic Policy BB: Barack Obama recently claimed the republicans in the Congress are being distracted by […]

Welcome to Obama’s America

(From the Twitter feed of Morgen @morgenr) Says it all, in just one photograph. More @ Twitchy