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NY Times’ Headline Puts Dictator Castro To Rest: ‘A Man So Large In A Box So Small’

December 6, 2016 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times reporter Kirk Semple reported on Cuban Communist dictator Fidel Castro’s funeral from Santiago de Cuba and retained the paper’s soft-soap treatment of Castro’s tyrannical rule: “In Subdued Ending, Cubans Put Castro to Rest” in Monday’s paper. The online headline even quotes one of his Cuban fawners: “Cuba Puts […]

Fidel, ‘Fiery Apostle’! The NY Times, WashPost Soft-Soap Another Dead Communist Dictator

November 28, 2016 by

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By Tim Graham ~ The New York Times and The Washington Post demonstrated again Sunday their warm feelings about communist dictators when they die. The Times headline was “A Revolutionary Who Defied the U.S. and Held Cuba In His Thrall.” The Post headline was slightly more balanced: “Revolutionary remade Cuba: Dictator who defied U.S. was […]

The Left’s Appalling Whitewashing Of Castro’s Legacy

November 27, 2016 by

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By Mike Gonzalez ~ You will hear some people today excuse Fidel Castro’s crimes by begging that he accomplished social goals. Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn have already beclowned themselves on that front. They were merely the first. Our own President Barack Obama opted for washing his hands, choosing […]

Trump Farewells Castro: “Brutal Dictator”

November 27, 2016 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Donald Trump gives Fidel Castro the send-off he deserves. Will the Australian ABC now dry its tears for a dictator – and will Malcolm Turnbull follow Trump’s lead? Trump tells it just as it is: Today, the world marks the passing of a brutal dictator who oppressed his own people for […]

Colorado Appeals Court Says Baker Discriminated + More – Daily Digest

August 14, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “No compact among men … can be pronounced everlasting and inviolable, and if I may so express myself, that no wall of words, that no mound of parchment can be so formed as to stand against the sweeping torrent of boundless ambition on the one side, aided by the sapping […]

The Prison Called Cuba

April 21, 2015 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ We are told we need to feel sympathy for the Cuban people who have suffered from a U.S. embargo and lack of diplomatic recognition. That ignores a long history of oppression in Cuba no matter who was in charge. Prior to Fidel Castro, Cubans were in the grip of Fulgencio Batista […]

The Cold War Cuban Detritus

December 22, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991 the Cold War that had existed between it and the U.S. since the end of World War Two came to an end, but there was ditritus, loose ends like Cuba and it has taken until now for an end to the diplomatic obstacles whose […]

The Castro Tyranny Turns Another Year Older

December 31, 2013 by

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By Jeff Jacoby  ~ New Year’s Day marks the 55th anniversary of Cuba’s communist revolution. It is the oldest – indeed the only – full-blown dictatorship in the Western Hemisphere. As Human Rights Watch noted in April, no other country in Latin America is ruled by a regime that “represses virtually all forms of political […]

All The Things We Do Not Know

June 2, 2013 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ On January 8, 1959 as Fidel Castro was entering Havana after the dictator, Fulgencio Batista, fled the revolution that Castro had led there was much joy among the Cuban people except for those closely allied with the Batista regime and those who saw Fidel as a communist. Many of them fled […]

Fidel Castro: The Quintessential Communist

October 26, 2012 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ My foremost memory of Fidel Castro dates to 1961 during the Cuban Missile Crisis when, as a young soldier, the Second Infantry Division at Fort Benning, Georgia was put on full readiness in the event the U.S. had to invade Cuba. I was informed that I would remain in the Army […]

Another American Health Care System Failure

February 3, 2010 by

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NOT! If the American health care system ranks below thirty other countries, as one of our commenters recently claimed, why is Danny Williams, the Canadian Premier of Newfoundland, coming to America later this week for heart surgery? Why isn’t he traveling to Michael Moore’s idea of health-care utopia, Cuba? Then again, when Moore made propaganda […]

Obama, Chávez, and Castro – Three of a Kind?

May 11, 2009 by

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Gabriel Garnica, Esq. Frankly, I was a bit surprised by all the hoopla over Barack Obama’s friendly exchange with Hugo Chávez at the Americas Summit. After all, since when is it controversial, scandalous or even surprising for “blood brothers” to warmly greet each other? The Three Amigos? Before we go on, it is both fitting […]

El Presidente Obama Es En Fuego

April 26, 2009 by

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Satire by Shawn Goodwin. Yes, President Barack Obama is on fire, especially after his highly successful – in his words, anyway – appearance at last week’s Summit of the Americas in Port of Spain, Trinidad. The summit gave Obama the chance to meet and greet several Central and South American leaders, most of whom would […]

Democrats Visit Cuba, Praise Fidel Castro

April 9, 2009 by

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WASHINGTON (SR) – Key members of the Congressional Black Caucus lavished praise on Cuban president Fidel Castro, just hours after meeting with the communist dictator responsible for killing, torturing, and imprisoning thousands of people during his brutal reign. “The fifty-year embargo just hasn’t worked,” BC Chairwoman Barbara Lee (D-Ca.) told reporters this evening at a Capitol press […]

Is Barack Obama Fidel Castro’s Son?

April 4, 2009 by

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HAVANA (SR) – On the heels of a report from the White House that President Obama plans to lift longstanding U.S. restrictions on Cuba, a startling photo has surfaced in Havana showing a young Fidel Castro holding a child described as his son, clearly a young Barack Obama! This photograph, coupled with rumors that Obama’s mother, Ann Soetoro, spent the early Sixties in […]

Eyeblast NewsBusted

February 10, 2009 by

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Topics in today’s show: Democrats launch petition against Rush Limbaugh – Indonesian muslims banned from doing yoga – Fidel Castro wants Gitmo back – Elizabeth Hasselback is pregnant again – Chris Rock’s new documentary See more Videos at The Media Research Center’s NewsBusted comedy show, with jokes about politics, Hollywood and liberal media bias. Read […]

Hope And Change

August 6, 2008 by

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Once a charismatic & eloquent young leader decided his nation needed change. The people were receptive. He spoke passionately, denouncing the existing system & the press loved him. Nobody questioned his beliefs or who his friends were. He'd help the poor; free medical care, education, justice & equality for all. "I am for hope & change ..." said Fidel.