davidl on December 5th, 2016

Caption by SDA reader   Hat tip and BSWK, Kate, Small Dead Animals.

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davidl on June 1st, 2015

None are so blind as those who will not see, from Daily Beast: Obama Says Cuba Doesn’t Sponsor Terrorism. So What Are All These Hijackers and Bomb-Makers Doing There? The White House says that Cuba has nothing to do with terrorism. But Havana is like a Star Wars cantina of Cold War radicals—including some of […]

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davidl on January 26th, 2015

from Karen, Lonely Conservative: Here’s some shocking news – Cuba has walked out on talks with the United States because the Castro regime isn’t interested in improving its human rights record. Inspector Renault could not be reached for comment.

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davidl on January 7th, 2015

Even the WaPo has noted that there are fifty-three, out of fifty-three, fewer Cuban political prisoners released by Castro than was promised by the regime, from Washington Post: An air of secrecy surrounds the fate of 53 political prisoners whom Cuba agreed to free in its historic deal with the United States last month, as […]

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davidl on February 26th, 2014

Who knew Ronald Reagan, a/k/a the Gipper, was alive and well, in spirit, serving in the Senate.   Marco Rubio plays Tom Harkin as a useful idiot and gives the speech of his life, video: Hat tip: Ace.

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davidl on December 20th, 2011

Karen asks,  from the Lonely Conservative: Just off the top of my head I can think of a few reasons [Erick] Holder should resign. The biggest is the reckless Operation Fast and Furious that resulted in the death of Border Agent Brian Terry, and who knows how many others. Then there was the dropped case against […]

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Panic at the White House? From James Pethokoukis, Reuters: Last night in a new report, Democrat-friendly Goldman Sachs dropped an economic bomb on President Obama’s chances for reelection (bold is mine): Following another week of weak economic data, we have cut our estimates for real GDP growth in the second and third quarter of 2011 […]

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davidl on April 19th, 2010

B.J. Clinton in the New York Stimes: Criticism is part of the lifeblood of democracy. No one is right all the time. But we should remember that there is a big difference between criticizing a policy or a politician and demonizing the government that guarantees our freedoms and the public servants who enforce our laws. […]

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davidl on November 16th, 2009

Good news, the turd Gregory Craig has been dismissed as White House counsel, from a clearly heart broken  Steve Clemons, Blogs & Stories: Gregory Craig, White House counsel to President Obama and national security advisor to Obama during the presidential campaign, resigned his post this past Friday. But when rumors broke Thursday of his imminent […]

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davidl on May 8th, 2009

Robert Reich, Salon, issues a warming: The President seems to me especially thoughtful and passionate about one of the great moral questions of domestic policy today: widening inequality of income and wealth, and therefore of opportunity and political power. As I’ve noted before, as recently as 1980, the richest 1 percent of Americans took home […]

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davidl on April 23rd, 2009

Charming Barry is not charming Raul Castro.   While, Barack Obama has soften United States sanctions on Cuba, Castro is not one bit interested in warming relations with the United States: HAVANA, Cuba (CNN) — President Obama misinterpreted Cuban President Raúl Castro’s offer to start talks with the United States, Castro’s brother Fidel said Wednesday, appearing to […]

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davidl on April 11th, 2009

Six members of the  Congressional Black Caucus  traveled to Cuba to kiss Raul Castro’s butt.   In turn, Mona Charen paddles one, Bobby Rush’s butt: “This is the dawning of a new day,” exclaimed Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill. “In my household I told Castro he is known as the ultimate survivor.” Funny how easy it is […]

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davidl on January 2nd, 2009

Fifty years Castro’s Cuba, Damien Cave, New York Times: Here in South Florida, where roughly 850,000 Cubans have settled over the years, repeated waves of painful exile and family separation define the Castro era. The revolution never met their hopeful expectations, the island they love has slipped into decay, and for many, this week’s golden […]

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Eric Florack on February 24th, 2008

By way of fellow Swamp Stomper, the Dread Pundit Bluto, And Breitbart, we see AFP offering up: Presumptive Republican nominee John McCain Friday said he hoped Fidel Castro’s resignation would be followed by his speedy demise, and rapped Democrat Barack Obama for offering talks with Cuba’s next leader. “Fidel Castro announced that he would not […]

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