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Cuba WILL be Free

I woke up Saturday morning to my daughter waking me up letting me know she was hungry. I fixed breakfast and looked at my Facebook for a minute and saw the news. Fidel Castro was dead. For a second I thought it wasn't real. But every post on my news feed was about it. The news sank in. I felt joy, happiness and relief when I realized it was real. He really was dead. He should have died years ago. He didn't deserve to live as long as he did. I am thankful to have almost all my friends despise Castro. Some don't understand why I hate him so much since I'm not Cuban. Others just say ok and don't really care for me to explain all the atrocities that he committed against Cubans and non Cubans as well. I have come across a few posts online praising Fidel. For the life of me I don't know how someone could do that. The crimes he committed are very well documented and I blame the media and their obsession with painting Cuba as a paradise under the Castros dictatorship. …

President-elect Donald Trump and Politics: My Thoughts

Tuesday night Donald Trump won the 2016 Presidential Election. Honestly, I was surprised as many others were.  A man with no political experience defeating a woman with years of experience. I didn't vote for Trump. I don't like him. But I didn't like Clinton either. Clinton had way too many scandals and lies that came out and there is certainly no denying the impact they had on the election and her deafeat. Trump, well my personal opinion on him is that he built a campaign around shit talking about others. Of all the things he said he's going to accomplish, very few will be attainable. I noticed he has sharply changed his tone after this election. Because no one wants the leader of the free world mocking people with disabilites, talking shit about women sexually, etc.Next year he will be our President. He will make decisions for this country. That worries me . The leader of the free world has to have not only good diplomacy and relations with countries and our allies, …

No Human Rights for Cubans

President Obama went to Cuba yesterday.  I have purposefully refused to watch media coverage of it. If you know about Cubans struggle for human tights then you know how the mainstream media will spin his trip. They will give lies about Cuba. Show pictures that are staged by the Castro regime. What they will not be showing is the scores of Cuban dissidents beaten before Obama's visit. This visit is a slap in the face to Cubans. The so called leader of the free world visiting a communist country that oppresses it's people. Not one word out of his mouth about freedom or human rights. It's pathetic. Not one single thing the Obama administration has done has helped the Cuban people. Loosening travel restrictions hasn't helped Cubans gain their rights. And it never will. And Obama knows that. This trip is just a slap in the face to Cubans and Cuban Americans exiled from their homeland. Cubans are beaten, jailed, raped, tortured and threatened on a daily basis by the Castro r…