“Let this be a lesson to all the naysayers who claimed Obama’s “engagement” with the Castro-Family-Crime-Syndicate (euphemized as “Cuba” by the media and State Dept.) was pointless and idiotic —who claimed that the Castros would not budge from any of their policies.
Your humble servant himself must now eat crow. Exactly a year ago he went on John Stossell’s FoxBusiness show to hysterically berate Stossell and a CATO Institute scholar. These dogmatic libertarians claimed Obama’s policy was very wise and sound—and would shrewdly and magically beget modifications in the Castro regime’s modus-operandi.
(Above & below: Your humble servant presents reams of thoroughly-documented facts and figures regarding the Cuba embargo to libertarian Cuba “experts” from the CATO Institute. Alas, theses facts and figures aren’t accounted for in the holy texts of their economic gurus. So their faith in the transcendental miracles predicted in these anti-embargo scriptures remained unshaken.)
OK, so there’s absolutely nothing in the actual 57 year history of the Castro regime to support such claims. Nonetheless, such miracles –they calmly explained– are forecast in the holy texts of all their economic gurus, who shame both Nostradamus and Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in their transcendental wisdom and clairvoyance.
I argued otherwise, as seen here (WARNING! Graphically shows typical Crazy-Cuban shouting and arm-waving!) Well, it turns out that the Castro regime has indeed modified some of its more recent policies–it has become MORE REPRESSIVE. Over the past year, for instance:
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