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Old 04-09-2011, 16:05   #61
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Re: Lying when Entering the US

the embargo was not because cuba is communist. it is because of the way the government of cuba used to treat the people and political prisoners. then castro took over from batista, saying he was gonna change it and made it same as previous admin did, and we got alll bent out of shape .. then the nuke crisis for jfk didnt help either.. isnt because is commie--there are many commie nations we do business with.
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How much of this baloney has to do with your governments' corporate masters still being honked off that all their toys in Cuba were nationalized at their expense?

It would be so much simpler if your elected idiots in Washington just gave up and let Cuba be.
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And Fidel is nearly out of the picture, entirely. I think it was Lynden Johnson that said,"Castro is a bastard dictator, but he's OUR Bastard!"
I think he said that about Batista...and I think Castro is to America what Tito was to Russia...I bet Johnson and Castro played golf together...LOL..DVC
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Old 04-09-2011, 21:01   #64
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Re: Lying when Entering the US

Hey Sports fans, while I know it seems almost absurd for a thread like this one, the political content needs to be reeled in.

Keep it to getting in and out and how to do it, ok?

Thanks ; -)
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How much of this baloney has to do with your governments' corporate masters still being honked off that all their toys in Cuba were nationalized at their expense?

It would be so much simpler if your elected idiots in Washington just gave up and let Cuba be.
We cant do anything right can we ...?
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Re: Lying when Entering the US

I know a British photographer who goes to Cuba every year. I see his photos. If anyone HAD to go there they would complain. My question is WHY would ANYONE want to risk their freedom and boat to go there. The people seem like good people from what he says, but visiting with nice strangers is not a good enough reason. To many legal places to visit.
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Old 05-09-2011, 12:26   #67
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If anyone HAD to go there they would complain.
Plenty of other countries south of Canada that I would fight tooth and nail to avoid having to go there.

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explain, Ive been there, nice place, little run down, people are lovely,etc

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I just want to see all the 59 Chevies still on the road!
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How much of this baloney has to do with your governments' corporate masters still being honked off that all their toys in Cuba were nationalized at their expense?
You're forgetting about all the small business owners whose assets Castro & Co. stole from them. Didn't you ever wonder why all those Cubans immigrated to the U.S. in the decade following the revolution?
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I just want to see all the 59 Chevies still on the road!
Oh you Gringo! See you and you Nikon cameras a mile off!

I bet those '59 Chevies are the same breed as the Donkeys on Santorini. Damn expensive mules!



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Re: Lying when Entering the US

It's amazing how much people want to see stuff they're told they can't... or made so difficult they're scared that they won't follow each and every little detail to the "T" and get busted.
There's so much out there to see, and Cuba isn't on my list... If you have a real issue with all this visit and Homeland Security stuff, just denounce your citizenship, get another passport from another country and enjoy life somewhere else.
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I've have friends who've travelled to Cuba, had a fantastic time and said the place, people and culture was amazing. I'll definitely stop by there if I'm in the neigbourhood.
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You're forgetting about all the small business owners whose assets Castro & Co. stole from them. Didn't you ever wonder why all those Cubans immigrated to the U.S. in the decade following the revolution?
Omellete and Eggs.

Given how the country and the Dictator was controlled by US business interests (legit and not) and neo Feudal Cuban family interests, really no choice but to take radical action - pretty much about starting again.

Folk can say whatever they want about Castro (and they do - and a lot of it is right)...........but he avoided turning Cuba into another Haiti, and he managed that without the assistance of Uncle Sam Unlike Haiti.........
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We cant do anything right can we ...?
Ah well, don't feel bad. Your elected idiots are just as bad as anyone elses, ours included.
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