Category Archives: Cuba, Libre (de los Yanquis)

Q. Is Donnie serious about normalizing relations with Cuba?

A. Are you serious? FUCK NO. Look who he wants to send as a diplomat — not even an ambassador, just a “diplomat” — to the island: The Trump administration has named career diplomat Philip Goldberg to head the all-but-abandoned … Continue reading

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Quotable: Fidel Castro on the Russian Revolution of 1917

On the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, some still timely thoughts from a man who lived almost as long…and is now an immortal.

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Justin Trudeau’s Liberals: Objectively pro-fascist?

Sorry, NOT sorry…because you know it’s true. Hey! Know how right-wingers are always going on about how small-L liberals are “fascists” because they give you dirty looks for saying the N-word, the C-word, and all those other things that aren’t … Continue reading

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Previously unseen interview with Che Guevara comes to light

This is indeed a rare treat: Not only hearing Che in his own words, but speaking excellent French as well. A summary of the contents of this short interview, courtesy Aporrea: Cuban television aired a previously unseen interview with the … Continue reading

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Did the CIA “cuckold” Gabriel García Márquez?

According to author Joel Whitney (interviewed here by David Pakman), oh yeah they did. And Gabo, a close friend of Fidel Castro, was not impressed: BTW, the CIA’s lit-mag funding program has been an open secret for some time now. … Continue reading

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Sunny wuss.

Sir Wilfrid is not amused. So, Justin Trudeau isn’t even attending the funeral of a rather important man who served as a pallbearer at his ol’ man’s funeral (and sat next to Jimmy Carter, to boot). This after actually saying … Continue reading

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Elián remembers Fidel

Elián González, who was returned to his father in Cuba after a drawn-out custody battle between the US government and his distant relatives in Miami, remembers how Fidel took him under his wing after he came back to Cuba. He … Continue reading

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638 failed murder attempts in Cuba

The full length documentary of the 638 (!!!) failed attempts on Fidel Castro’s life. What does it tell us? Well, besides that Fidel was incredibly clever (that’s a given) and at times just plain lucky (surprise!), it tells us a … Continue reading

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Compare and Contrast: Two responses to Fidel’s passing

Courtesy of Mrs. Betty Bowers, who quips: “For those of you looking for a way to respond to Fidel Castro’s death, here are two examples. The first is popular with humans. The second is popular with parrots.” And if that … Continue reading

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History absolves Fidel at 90

I’ve been saying it for years: that Fidel Castro would live to be 100, and die thumbing his nose at Washington. I was only out by about 10 years: Last night, Fidel went marching on to victory. He was 90. … Continue reading

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