Category Archives: Obamarama!

When Obama met Pánfilo: the outtakes

In case you were wondering if that meeting in Cuba really took place, here’s some snips showing the skit being rehearsed, along with a cast photo session afterwards: This should lay any doubts to rest, no?

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When Pánfilo met Obama

One of Cuba’s leading funnymen had a visit from another funny man recently. Here’s what happened, according to Habana Linda: Cuban humorist Luis Silva, better known as Pánfilo, had a telephone conversation on March 18 with Barack Obama. Today, by … Continue reading

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Photo du jour

Barack Obama, in Cuba, in front of that famous mural based on THAT famous picture of Che. A sight for sore eyes, and one that many thought we’d never see. And one which right-wing idiots, completely forgetting Nixon in China, … Continue reading

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Clip ‘n’ Save: In light of Obama’s visit to Cuba…

…here are some possible reasons he came to talk with the Brothers Castro: Frankly, if my country were lagging as far behind Cuba on all these fronts as the US is, I’d be wanting to reopen dialogue, too!

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Of knockout drops and pudding pops: The “respectability” of Bill Cosby

Isn’t this old Bloom County ‘toon prescient? Because yes, there is finally a black man in the White House, and sure ‘nough, he’s a conservative — and fuck all those racist idiot ratbastards who claim he’s a socialist from Kenya. … Continue reading

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Summit of the Americas: Venezuelan fascists and Che’s murderer get precedence over their own victims’ families

Lt. Yendry Velázquez, 36, widow of a Venezuelan soldier murdered during last year’s guarimbas, confronts Lilian Tintori outside the Americas Summit in Panama City. “Your husband is still living, mine is dead thanks to yours,” she says. And that’s not … Continue reading

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Venezuelan TV host fired for racist slurs against Michelle Obama

If you ever wondered just how disgusting and inane Spanish-language talk shows can get, watch the clip above. An alert blogger captured this video of a Venezuelan talking head (on the left-hand side of the screen) shooting his mouth off … Continue reading

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Venezuela putsch: Maduro denounces “interfering” US document

Further to my last post, here it is in no uncertain terms: There IS indeed another coup d’état underway in Venezuela. And here, to denounce it, is none other than the president himself: Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro denounced the contents … Continue reading

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So, THIS happened.

Cuban students celebrating the release of the remaining three members of the Cuban Five — Gerardo Hernández, Ramón Labañino and Antonio Guerrero — who were freed and arrived on the island today. They are now with their families, and according … Continue reading

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Happy Human Rights Day!

“We will impose sanctions on those who defend human rights!” Once more, a Venezuelan cartoonist — this time, it’s Uncas — hits the nail on the head. And in honor of Human Rights Day, here’s another fine example of how … Continue reading

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