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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. …

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…