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re: Castro to pocket 92% of worker salaries from foreign companies - rbdallas
[quote]The locals don't own their land now.[/quote] not totally true. Property selling / buying has been allowed for a while now...there are some "quirks" in the process. ...


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re: Castro to pocket 92% of worker salaries from foreign companies - rbdallas
[quote]5 bucks? That's it? Not exactly a big spender are you?[/quote] in Cuba, a doctor w 2 specialties makes about $ 80 US a month...


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re: Jamaica vs. Cuba: who's citizens are better off? - rbdallas
Cuba is better off in as much as their educational sys is much better and health services are provided, although NOT as readily and good as the news media makes it out to be. ...


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re: I just met Jim Hawthorne - rbdallas
Hawthorne = homer Love LSU = Love Hawthorne no one is prefect and I will surely like to judge some of you "young know-it-alls" at the end of your career. He is a very nice gy. ...


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re: LSU greatest coach any sport - rbdallas
solid list ! can not compare across sports or eras on a truly equal basis. this list is pretty damn good OOPS, probably could add Bernie Moore depending on judging criteria...


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re: Al Sharpton to be given a say in how Sony makes movies. - rbdallas
Sharpton is milking it for all it is worth... more power to him... it is all of the really, really STUPID people that are giving him the power. Only in America can a criminal aligned with the right people continue to climb. ...


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re: Cuba embargo to be lifted - rbdallas
[quote]IM very looking forward to seeing Cuba before American influence takes over to get the feel of Castro's Cuba before KFC takes over.[/quote] go by way of Cancun... BTW when you are there yell something against the government so you can get the real Cuba...


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re: Marco Rubio & the Band: Want To Destroy Obama On Cuba - rbdallas
[quote]I am very interested in your opinion. Seriously. I, like many others, would like to believe that Cuba could become much better economically and in its treatment of their people. [/quote] Castro(s) has had Billions put away and has had all of the opportunities it needed to help its people...


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re: Indiana asks cop to stop selling "Breathe Easy" t-shirts - rbdallas
There are INJUSTICES without doubt, but there are also EXAGGERATIONS of the injustices, as many have a viewpoint or agenda to prove. As far as the T-Shirts .. "sell-on" it is America...after all, will the I Can't Breathe Shirts stop T shirts are not the issue. Police is not the problem...the ...


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re: Marco Rubio & the Band: Want To Destroy Obama On Cuba - rbdallas
[quote]Methinks you're romanticizing something that occurred long before you were born.[/quote] really ? I was born 1948 was there thru Batista and Castro.. no romanticizing here...you may be a little uninformed....


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re: Marco Rubio & the Band: Want To Destroy Obama On Cuba - rbdallas
not even trickle down.. more like "beggars and government informants" being paid off"...


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re: Marco Rubio & the Band: Want To Destroy Obama On Cuba - rbdallas
For those who think this move will "convert" this abusive regime ... here is a link to Castro's Daughter and a current Member of the Cuban Parliament. [link=(http://www.conservativeinfidel.com/castros-daughter-foolish-u-s-dreaming-if-they-think-obamas-acts-will-bring-embrace-of-capitalism/)]LINK...


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re: Marco Rubio & the Band: Want To Destroy Obama On Cuba - rbdallas
Not in reality, Cuba has had more than one. He actually reverted to an earlier version. He was not an angel, but not as ruthless in the OVERALL picture. Batista took over Machado. [link=(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fulgencio_Batista)]LINK[/link] His downfall, was that he ignored the coun...


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re: Marco Rubio & the Band: Want To Destroy Obama On Cuba - rbdallas
[quote]The Castros, with our blessing, replaced the corrupt and brutal dictatorship of Batista. Do you think Cuba was some sort of democratic paradise before Castro?[/quote] Batista was much better to Cuba than Castro. He was a dictator, but not a totalitarian in his dictatorship. ...


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re: Marco Rubio & the Band: Want To Destroy Obama On Cuba - rbdallas
[quote]Once the people get a taste of capitalism to the point that they can afford goods beyond basic necessities, they will demand more rights for themselves, they will demand more say in how they are governed. The free market destroys dictatorships from within because it gives the people leverage ...


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re: Marco Rubio & the Band: Want To Destroy Obama On Cuba - rbdallas
[quote] So, why are we normalizing relations with Cuba when they have shown no such effort to stop subjugating their own people?[/quote] Obama is a sympathizer of Castro and has always been...not my words.. Obama's words. the contents of the LINK where Obama said he admired Castro and Chavez h...


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re: Marco Rubio & the Band: Want To Destroy Obama On Cuba - rbdallas
I would like to think peoples motivations for relations with Cuba are greater than cigars and vacation spots, but i haven't heard it yet [b]that would be nice, but unfortunately, most people are in the What's In It For Me mode.[/b] . I'm interested in listening to what Cuba can provide us ...


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re: Marco Rubio & the Band: Want To Destroy Obama On Cuba - rbdallas
[quote]And why do some one here want it? Cigars? Casinos? [/quote] now the truth...in many case cases people just want the Casinos (which do not exist), the Cigars, the beaches and what the THINK, because of the distance, will be cheap travel..not so. round trip airfare between Miami and Cuba ...


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re: Marco Rubio & the Band: Want To Destroy Obama On Cuba - rbdallas
[quote]In this case, the smart economic choice is also the humanitarian one. It's been a no-brainer since the Iron Curtain fell, but yet political inertia remained.[/quote] Once again..you ASSUME wrongly. The HUMANITARIAN concept will not apply, it will not get to the people in any meaningful wa...


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re: Marco Rubio & the Band: Want To Destroy Obama On Cuba - rbdallas
[quote]Rubio, Boehner, McCain, McConnel, and Graham the worst of the worst the GOP has to offer.[/quote] maybe so, but not an effing thing to do with the merits of the decision. ...


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