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  • paul vincent zecchino: asombra - I suspect you are correct in all your assertions. As ever. Thank you for stating truth.

  • Rayarena: First off, I’m enormously proud and grateful of all of the Cubans who have come forward and spoken to the media, our...

  • asombra: I suspect Che may well have been a repressed homosexual, which would explain his virulent homophobia as a compensatory mechanism...

  • asombra: Obama’s fine with this, not just because he’s too narcissistic to see fault in anything he does, but because his...

  • asombra: Yes, the game is rigged and always was. That’s why we MUST stop relying on non-Cubans to do right by us. There are always...

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Really? A poll about US-Cuba policy based on “1,024 randomly selected adults”?

There are polls, such as those based on likely or registered voters, and then there are those based on "1,024 randomly selected adults".    The former is a serious effort to understand public opinion.  The latter is just a "cheap" effort to influence our foreign policy. The New York Times is reporting on a new poll […]

“El socialismo no sirve” but some keep trying and trying!

How many times does socialism have to fail before people come to their senses? Some have figured it out.  Chile, for example, has a sound economy and no one lines up at the US Embassy looking for a "work visa".   On the contrary, Chileans travel to the US to invest, buy our goods and […]

CANTO TALK goes Babalu this weekend

We had a great time this weekend talking to some of our Babalu friends. On Friday, it was Fernando Hernandez, ("The Cubans") Regina Anavy ("Out of Cuba") and Jorge Ponce.  We discussed their books and Jorge's article about Hispanic Heritage month and the Obama administration; FRIDAY'S WRITERS: Regina Anavy, Fernando Hernandez & Jorge Ponce.... Listen […]

Is he or isn’t he pushing up daisies?

More rumors from the rumor mill... The rumor mill surrounding the health of Fidel Castro churned anew on Friday, despite a letter from the aging Cuban revolutionary published by state media and denials by relatives at home and in the United States that he is on death's door. Social media sites and some news organizations […]

The safety valve, redux

Of course, we can count on the Cuban government to keep its promises just as they've done for the last 53 plus years: The Cuban government announced Tuesday that it will no longer require islanders to apply for an exit visa, eliminating a much-loathed bureaucratic procedure that has been a major impediment for many seeking […]

About Cuba lifting the ban on Cuban-American artists

It's official, there was no "lifting" of the ban. Capitol Hill Cubans: Castro Confirms Ban on Cuban-American Artists at 9:12 AM Tuesday, August 21, 2012 The BBC was the first news outlet to erroneously report on a supposed "lifting" of the Castro regime's ban on Cuban-American artists, even though not a single song by Willy […]

One of the lies Modig was forced to tell

 Capitol Hill Cubans: Imagine Teddy Bears Over Havana Does Sweden only support dissidents in Cuba? Of course not. Sweden is a leader in the promotion of human rights and democratic movements in repressed societies throughout the world -- from Cuba to Burma. However, when Swedish youth leader Aron Modig was asked this question at the […]

Modig’s silence enables Cuban dictator

Excellent editorial from our friend Ernesto Hernandez Busco at Penúltimos Días. Aron Modig: to play the Swede Jens Aron Modig has managed to perfectly illustrate an expression of Cuban slang that means the ability, at one and the same time, to ignore an issue or obligation, feigning innocence or clumsiness, while pretending it has nothing […]

Time To Stop Punching Ovaries … Right or Left … And Get To The Meat

Don't get me wrong here. I am not advocating pulling back on free speech, I do want to point out the abuses, and then the hypocritical aghast angst and outrage those that flaunt, and even abuse, their free speech feign. Let's be clear here. The terminology Rush Limbaugh used in reference to activist and democrat […]

Bibi rejects the New York Times

In the spirit of the season, a very Happy Hanukkah gift from Bibi Netanyahu.  It's a thorough dressing down of the unethical rag--enjoy! From Aish.com Bibi Rejects the New York Times by Ron Dermer, Senior Advisor to the Israeli Prime Minister Why Netanyahu refuses to publish an op-ed in the so-called “newspaper of record.”  Ron […]

Cuban woman makes desperate plea for the world to save peaceful dissident husband

While the MSM continues to parrot Cuban state press run by a murderous outlaw dictator, they ignore the brutal violent acts of repression against Cuba's peaceful dissidents.  The life of Cuban opposition leader Jorge Luis García Pérez (Antúnez) is in danger. I am pleading with the MSM and international human rights organizations to please speak out […]

Finding Dr. Sanjay Gupta in Cuba: “I found in him a refusal to subscribe to the Oliver Stone/Michael Moore school of willful blindness…”

Frances Martel at Mediaite has written a lengthy article interviewing CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta in Havanna, Cuba. Dr. Gupta is in Cuba to investigate for himself the facts about Cuba's healthcare system that everyone seems determined to hold up as a prime example of a successful government/state-run system. Democrats, Hollywood celebrities such as Michael Moore […]

Estela Bravo and the Castro gang

Here's more on Estela Bravo, currently on a propaganda tour peddling the regimes version of Operation Pedro Pan.  Agustin Blazquez takes a revealing look back at Ms. Bravo's long association with the bloody Castro regime. The 2005 article is about a pro-Castro documentary shown on PBS by filmmaker Estela Bravo, a known collaborator with the Castro regime.  It's […]

Paquito D’Rivera explains the twisted logic behind “Cultural Exchanges”

Thanks to the inimitable Paquito D'Rivera for shedding light on this phenomenon, because I've been unable to understand how it is beneficial for Americans to spend their hard-earned, and increasingly hard to acquire dollars on propaganda shows produced by tyrannical dictators who enslave their people and hate us. While it's easy to understand why the […]

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 […]