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Cuban-American Actress Dies at 55…

Elizabeth Peña has passed away at 55. At 5'2" the pint-sized beauty was a powerhouse on the screen and stage for 40 years, helping open the door for more Hispanic actors/actresses to follow. Makes sense, with her parents' background. The above photograph is a still from her scene in Andy Garcia's "The Lost City" where […]

Staged: The World of Ricky and Lucy

I saw this on Hollywood Babylon's Facebook page and had to share it. Isn't it so cool to see the stage lay-out of the "I Love Lucy Show"? What iconic TV pioneers and geniuses they were. Captioned as follows... Looking down on all the interior sets of the I LOVE LUCY show on the soundstage […]

Reds Return to Red Square on May Day 2014

MOSCOW - Tens of thousands of Russians marched through Red Square on Thursday as part of May Day celebrations in the first such display of Soviet-era-like ceremony since 1991 - the year the communist Soviet Union dissolved. "For the first time, stages will be filled, and 5,000 (labor) veterans will stand on the tribunes of […]

CPAC 2014: Cruz and Rubio

Yesterday's speeches by Sen. Ted Cruz and Sen. Marco Rubio at the 2014 CPAC were good, strong, fearless, and inspiring... More outstanding CPAC videos: The Honorable John Bolton Mark Levin's “Andrew Breitbart Defender of the First Amendment” Award

To The Point: “I think ‘normalizing’ relations has a lot more to do with Cuba…”

I share this mostly because of an email exchange I had just last night with a friend who lives in San Fransisco. A few days ago my SF friend had sent out a group email with info on how you could help those who were dealing with the contaminated water in West Virginia. She fowarded […]

When Every Second Counts

A fascinating look at just a second from every day out of a year that we would typically throw down the memory hole in the whole contest of just one day, let alone 365... From The Blaze: Three hundred sixty-five seconds. It’s amazing how just one second a year adds up and can give a […]

Obam(ACA)re is at The Center of Obama Slipping With Hispanics

From Florida Watchdog: Lost in translation: Once-supportive Hispanics turning backs on Obama, ACA MIAMI – They were among President Obama’s best supporters, but support for the president and his signature health insurance scheme is quickly dying among Hispanics. A recent Gallup poll showed Obama’s approval rating among Hispanic down 23 percent, to 52 percent in […]

Obam(ACA)re* Looks A Lot Like CastroCare

ObamaCare architect Zeke Emanuel will now explain to you unwashed dolts exactly why you cannot keep that doctor you have been seeing for years and years, and trust with your medical history, (real) healthcare, and life... Got that, dummies? 1) Because Obama did not say you could have unlimited "choice". Where the Hell did you […]

Hemingway’s Cuba … Things of Fiction Now

For your consideration... Finn-Olaf Jones @ The Wall Street Journal tells the story of a romantic and exotic Cuba that writer Hemingway chose for his creative and personal refuge ... the Cuba of "The Old Man and the Sea" ... that seems all but fiction over 50 years later as generations of post-Castro Cubans struggle […]

Nelson Mandela Dies…

South Africa's first black president has died after a long illness. History will remember his life, to be sure. While I appreciate and respect Nelson Mandela's struggles and his being a political prisoner within his own country for a large part of his life, I am not unaware of his post-prison political ideology and all […]

Alan Gross’ Wife Fights For Release Of Husband Jailed In Cuba

Alan Gross' wife Judy was on FOX News this afternoon where they highlighted a letter to Obama that Gross himself recently wrote asking Obama to get involved in securing his release. Don't hold your breath... Watch the latest video at video.latino.foxnews.com

100 “Bourgeois” Businessmen Arrested in Floundering Venezuela

Yeah, that'll help... Nov 14 (Reuters) – Venezuela’s socialist government has arrested more than 100 “bourgeois” businessmen in a crackdown on alleged price-gouging at hundreds of shops and companies since the weekend, President Nicolas Maduro said on Thursday. “They are barbaric, these capitalist parasites!” Maduro thundered in the latest of his lengthy daily speeches. “We […]

ObamaCare: Nobody Will be Spared

This thing is simply toxic... Millions of Americans are being informed they're being dropped from their insurance plans because the plans don't meet minimum Obamacare standards, but President Obama so far has stood by his promise that "if you have insurance that you like, then you will be able to keep that insurance." Insurance plans […]

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 […]

“The United States government is the ultimate giant unworkable mess”

Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog puts into brilliant context exactly why government cannot do or build the things a culture with real individual incentive can build, no matter how much money the government continually throws at it... The ObamaCare website is the natural spawn of that technocracy who love the idea of using […]