Jacob Hornberger discusses some of the biggest mistake of the CIA and their effect on America and the world. Jacob Hornberger – “The National Security State: The Biggest Mistake in U.S. History” If you like the work here then please donate today. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Subscribe by email and never miss a […]
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By Ron Paul Nostalgia seems to be very popular in Washington. While the neocons and Democratic Party hard-liners have succeeded in bringing back the Cold War with Russia, it looks like President Trump is determined to take us back to a replay of the Bay of Pigs! In Miami on Friday, the president announced that […]
Yuri Maltsev, a victim of Soviet totalitarianism in his youth, explains how and why westerners still don’t understand what socialism really means. He recounts his many trips to Cuba, and demolishes the myths surrounding that country’s vaunted “healthcare” and “education” systems. He explains how socialism actually produces a superclass of elites and a form of […]
The version of Fidel Castro’s life we get from Hollywood and the media is cartoonish and laughable. Here’s the real story of Cuba and Castro, with every progressive talking point answered.
President Obama arrives in Cuba for an historic visit – it’s been 90 years since a US president visited. But critics claim the visit should not come before Cuba’s human rights record improves. Is this a good idea?
by Jose Azel Reprinted from PanAm Post When discussing the exodus of peoples from communist regimes such as Cuba’s, it is common practice to describe their escape as a flight from oppression, or a search for freedom. These labels are evocative and correct, but in order to deepen our understanding of the root causes for […]
Former Minnesota governor Jesse Ventura said Thursday he was “astounded” that Jeb Bush’s campaign would deny a decades-old gift of Cuban cigars. The controversy centers on a box of Romeo y Julieta cigars Bush gave Ventura after a meeting of governors at the White House, where Ventura complained to then-president Bill Clinton about the “ridiculous” […]
by Ron Paul Last week we saw an encouraging sign that the 50 year cold war between the US and Cuba was finally coming to an end. President Obama announced on Wednesday that the US and Cuba would restore full diplomatic relations and that embassies could be re-opened in each country by the end of […]
President Obama announces today that the US and Cuba will restore full relations. It is a good start, but many pitfalls remain. Will Congress block funding for a US embassy in Havana? And what about the travel and trade embargo?