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Spinzonner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-17-05 10:37 PM
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37. As soon as the govt lifts the economic embargo

US insurers will start outsourcing medical care to Cuba like they are doing to India for some expensive procedures.
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  -Castro's 'miracle' cures the poor of blindness Thom Little  Dec-17-05 07:06 PM   #0 
  - I wonder if they'd take me?  Warpy   Dec-17-05 07:08 PM   #1 
  - Worth investigating  Voltaire99   Dec-17-05 07:15 PM   #2 
  - I don't think Castro would be your problem. Check about going  tsuki   Dec-17-05 07:18 PM   #3 
  - Not a good idea.  Mika   Dec-17-05 07:25 PM   #9 
     - Wow! This is the first time I've heard that! nt  babylonsister   Dec-17-05 07:41 PM   #14 
     - I'd like to see that.  drm604   Dec-17-05 09:22 PM   #24 
     - Someone with smarts  dutchdemocrat   Dec-18-05 06:47 PM   #84 
     - I like it.  drm604   Dec-18-05 11:09 PM   #88 
     - PM Warpy.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Dec-19-05 08:56 PM   #99 
     - "I'd like to see that" The problem is  pokercat999   Dec-24-05 04:43 AM   #141 
     - Nothing like good old travel controls, eh?  yibbehobba   Dec-18-05 12:53 PM   #65 
     - The travel controls have been in place long before Bush  Mika   Dec-18-05 02:05 PM   #73 
     - Given the choice between being blind and owing  Wabbajack   Dec-18-05 06:43 PM   #83 
     - Yeah but..  cannabis_flower   Dec-20-05 12:15 PM   #103 
     - go for it anyway  pitohui   Dec-22-05 08:42 PM   #128 
  - I would google and check it out  wakeme2008   Dec-17-05 07:19 PM   #5 
  - Castro is a medical doctor now?  Mika   Dec-17-05 07:22 PM   #6 
     - He holds the keys to the treatment  wakeme2008   Dec-17-05 07:29 PM   #10 
        - How so?  Mika   Dec-17-05 07:36 PM   #11 
           - So are you telling me that Castro is not the  A Simple Game   Dec-17-05 08:11 PM   #17 
           - No, shame on you for believing what our media's been telling us.  Media_Lies_Daily   Dec-17-05 09:35 PM   #28 
           - You are correct  malaise   Dec-18-05 05:13 AM   #47 
              - Just about the whole world's citizens visit Cuba, except US citizens..  Mika   Dec-18-05 12:23 PM   #60 
  - you might try contacting the Ministry of Foreign Affairs....  mike_c   Dec-17-05 07:36 PM   #12 
  - I know it's not free.... but there are other sources for materials  4MoronicYears   Dec-17-05 08:20 PM   #19 
  - Chavez was talking about letting people in the US come down  killbotfactory   Dec-17-05 09:44 PM   #31 
  - Even Cuba accepts you, what makes you think our government will let you?  Massacure   Dec-17-05 10:04 PM   #35 
  - As soon as the govt lifts the economic embargo  Spinzonner   Dec-17-05 10:37 PM   #37 
  - Ask around for US docs local to you who participate in SEE (read on)  Hekate   Dec-18-05 04:40 AM   #45 
  - There is an organization here, 'Orbis'  Catrina   Dec-22-05 03:29 PM   #121 
  - Write to the Venezuelan Embassy  LeighAnn   Dec-19-05 07:50 PM   #97 
  - check with your state's Vocational Rehab  ima_sinnic   Dec-22-05 03:06 PM   #120 
  - What a great opportunity for those afflicted, and  babylonsister   Dec-17-05 07:18 PM   #4 
  - Everyone is the Caribbean knows about this!  DELUSIONAL   Dec-17-05 07:23 PM   #7 
  - Wow.....definitely an "outpost of tyranny"  cire4   Dec-17-05 07:23 PM   #8 
  - More from the "outpost of tyranny"  Mika   Dec-17-05 07:52 PM   #15 
     - Indeed.  yibbehobba   Dec-18-05 12:54 PM   #66 
        - Except that it is the USA that prevents open travel, not Cuba  Mika   Dec-18-05 01:07 PM   #68 
  - this is wonderful, no matter who provides it. Kudos, Cuba.  roguevalley   Dec-17-05 07:38 PM   #13 
  - But...but....but...This is GODDAMED SOCIALISM!!!!!  bvar22   Dec-17-05 08:04 PM   #16 
  - but...but...but....they told me Marx is God  enigma000   Dec-17-05 08:19 PM   #18 
  - I bet they use ionic silver for infections n/t  bonito   Dec-17-05 08:40 PM   #20 
  - Shine the light n/t  Clara T   Dec-17-05 09:06 PM   #21 
  - I have never been a fan of Castro as he is a brutal dictator.  Poppyseedman   Dec-17-05 09:09 PM   #22 
  - I thought he had emptied those  BareNakedLiberal   Dec-17-05 09:15 PM   #23 
  - Yes, I remember when Castro dumped 3,500 of his drug addicts  Poppyseedman   Dec-17-05 09:26 PM   #25 
     - No, he is not a saint  BareNakedLiberal   Dec-17-05 09:28 PM   #26 
     - And we know Castro did this because our mainstream media told....  Media_Lies_Daily   Dec-17-05 09:39 PM   #29 
     - The Marial Boatlift is well documented.  Poppyseedman   Dec-17-05 09:52 PM   #33 
     - Castro didn't "dump" them on the US. Miami Cubans picked them up and..  Mika   Dec-18-05 04:14 AM   #43 
        - What I've heard coincides with what you posted, Mika.  Judi Lynn   Dec-18-05 04:24 AM   #44 
           - The US's Radio Marti told Cubans that the Peruvian embassy would ..  Mika   Dec-18-05 05:07 AM   #46 
     - what does our gov't atrocities have to do with Castro's atrocities?  nodehopper   Dec-18-05 11:07 AM   #53 
        - First off,  manic expression   Dec-18-05 02:49 PM   #74 
           - uh...  nodehopper   Dec-18-05 03:58 PM   #76 
              - Umm, this thread was supposed to be about Cuba's helping the blind.  Mika   Dec-18-05 04:12 PM   #77 
              - uh...indeed  manic expression   Dec-18-05 04:48 PM   #78 
                 - this thread was about castro and chavez helping the blind  nodehopper   Dec-18-05 05:47 PM   #79 
                    - You're speaking to quite a few DU'ers who have BEEN to Cuba.  Judi Lynn   Dec-18-05 06:10 PM   #80 
                    - ok, whatever, Cuba is a socialist paradise that does not  nodehopper   Dec-18-05 07:32 PM   #85 
                       - Please  manic expression   Dec-18-05 08:50 PM   #86 
                          - have you gone to Cuba?  nodehopper   Dec-19-05 09:15 AM   #91 
                             - Have you?  manic expression   Dec-19-05 05:47 PM   #93 
                                - try looking at Human Rights Watch records on Cuba  nodehopper   Dec-19-05 06:53 PM   #95 
                                   - I have done so  manic expression   Dec-20-05 04:38 PM   #109 
                                      - those "dissidents" took funds and support from the US?  nodehopper   Dec-21-05 10:36 AM   #111 
                                         - So where does all of the US congressional allocations that support..  Mika   Dec-21-05 07:33 PM   #113 
                                            - God, I remember the Helms-Lieberman bill, Mika! What a monstrosity!  Judi Lynn   Dec-21-05 08:57 PM   #115 
                                            - But Bush policy supporters say that this is all Castro propaganda  Mika   Dec-22-05 08:08 AM   #116 
                                            - I was talking about  nodehopper   Dec-22-05 03:00 PM   #119 
                                            - You're the one with the obsession with Castro  Mika   Dec-22-05 05:25 PM   #123 
                                            - I am well-educated about Cuba  nodehopper   Dec-22-05 02:52 PM   #118 
                                            - First of all  manic expression   Dec-22-05 05:35 PM   #124 
                                            - It's simply illegal here, isn't it? Absolutely.  Judi Lynn   Dec-22-05 05:44 PM   #125 
                                            - If you don't agree w/it, then why are you defending it?  Mika   Dec-22-05 05:53 PM   #126 
                                            - I was talking about people  nodehopper   Dec-22-05 08:40 PM   #127 
                                            - Family remittances are completely legal and wanted.  Mika   Dec-23-05 08:46 AM   #129 
                                            - You nailed it.Very shifty, cheesy, un-straightforward way of doing bidness  Judi Lynn   Dec-23-05 09:21 AM   #130 
                                            - Reiterating the paid dissident budget from last year. Lotsa taxpayer cash.  Judi Lynn   Dec-23-05 04:53 PM   #135 
                                            - I am not "making shit up"  nodehopper   Dec-23-05 04:32 PM   #133 
                                            - Making stuff up isn't sharing info.  Mika   Dec-23-05 05:29 PM   #136 
                                            - Your observations were absolutely accurate.  Judi Lynn   Dec-23-05 04:43 PM   #134 
                    - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-18-05 09:40 PM   #87 
                       - first of all  nodehopper   Dec-19-05 09:19 AM   #92 
                          - I see no DU post that says "Castro is good"  Mika   Dec-20-05 07:45 AM   #100 
     - The powerful Cuban "exiles" have nothing but contempt for the Mariel....  Bridget Burke   Dec-19-05 07:03 AM   #89 
  - "Brutal dictator"?? No, sorry....that was Batista, the guy Castro.....  Media_Lies_Daily   Dec-17-05 09:34 PM   #27 
  - Please, you can stop the propaganda. I used to live in Miami.  Poppyseedman   Dec-17-05 09:44 PM   #30 
  - Are Cuban defectors as reliable as Iraqi defectors?  killbotfactory   Dec-17-05 09:47 PM   #32 
  - Since I personally know these Cuban defectors and their families  Poppyseedman   Dec-17-05 09:56 PM   #34 
     - And  manic expression   Dec-17-05 11:36 PM   #39 
     - Defectors are notoriously unreliable  killbotfactory   Dec-18-05 10:09 AM   #50 
     - Is it possible that you are particularly gullible, because they  KCabotDullesMarxIII   Dec-18-05 11:50 AM   #56 
        - A firing squad, eh?  yibbehobba   Dec-18-05 12:51 PM   #64 
           - You got it. I don't swallow all the liberal bullsh*t on here. I come  KCabotDullesMarxIII   Dec-18-05 06:14 PM   #81 
  - Ah, yes  manic expression   Dec-17-05 11:48 PM   #40 
  - Cuba has a huge civil militia.  Mika   Dec-18-05 10:59 AM   #51 
  - It's like going to FreeRepublic to learn about Clinton  killbotfactory   Dec-18-05 11:06 AM   #52 
     - Very true n/t  manic expression   Dec-18-05 11:41 AM   #55 
  - er if you heard it from someone else that makes it 2nd hand  soda   Dec-20-05 12:49 PM   #107 
     - Are you saying there's something odd about our Free Speech Zones?  Judi Lynn   Dec-20-05 01:52 PM   #108 
  - how come we didn't hear much from the Soviet people  nodehopper   Dec-18-05 11:08 AM   #54 
  - How is he  manic expression   Dec-17-05 11:30 PM   #38 
     - Gee, you must have missed these sentences  Poppyseedman   Dec-18-05 05:34 AM   #48 
        - Not really  manic expression   Dec-18-05 10:00 AM   #49 
        - "Those dissidents are left alone by the government. "  yibbehobba   Dec-18-05 12:47 PM   #61 
           - Again, do you have a link?  manic expression   Dec-18-05 12:59 PM   #67 
           - Your position becomes clearer  Mika   Dec-18-05 01:26 PM   #70 
              - I remember when the Varela petition was being promoted.  Judi Lynn   Dec-18-05 01:50 PM   #71 
        - The pols and journalists made false visa declarations upon entering Cuba  Mika   Dec-18-05 12:17 PM   #59 
           - For fuck's sake.  yibbehobba   Dec-18-05 12:49 PM   #62 
              - Perhaps this will help  manic expression   Dec-18-05 01:20 PM   #69 
              - It has happened before..  Mika   Dec-18-05 01:56 PM   #72 
              - 'I defy you to find a similar incident anywhere in recent US history. '  Catrina   Dec-22-05 04:49 PM   #122 
  - Effectively playing Christ to shrub's Satan. Bravo Fidel.  Vidar   Dec-17-05 10:08 PM   #36 
  - If that's meant to be ironical, you've just shot yourself in the foot!  KCabotDullesMarxIII   Dec-18-05 12:03 PM   #57 
  - Beware of Cuba's Gulags. There are people locked in inhumane  followthemoney   Dec-18-05 12:20 AM   #41 
  - Nice one, followthemoney!  KCabotDullesMarxIII   Dec-18-05 12:04 PM   #58 
  - It's just like a political prisoner franchising business there, isn't it?  yibbehobba   Dec-18-05 12:51 PM   #63 
  - Oil for Doctors  NI4NI   Dec-18-05 03:24 AM   #42 
  - I say the real difference between the two forms of government is:  reprobate   Dec-18-05 03:48 PM   #75 
  - Impressive. nt  Miss Chybil   Dec-18-05 06:16 PM   #82 
  - As a Cuban, let me say that none of you would like to live there.  skipos   Dec-19-05 07:46 AM   #90 
  - CIA: Most Cubans loyal to homeland  Judi Lynn   Dec-19-05 06:22 PM   #94 
  - The US will destroy this, as well as their nearly 100% literacy rate  Gloria   Dec-19-05 07:45 PM   #96 
  - Commit civil disobedience.  roody   Dec-19-05 08:08 PM   #98 
  - Castro's publicity bid is pathetic.  robcon   Dec-20-05 08:10 AM   #101 
  - I don't think so. Roman circuses never cured the blind.  Mika   Dec-20-05 08:22 AM   #102 
  - Castro is far from the despot that Bush is. I applaud any act that helps  cantstandbush   Dec-20-05 12:39 PM   #104 
  - I rather have PR to help the masses than PR to fool the masses  cantstandbush   Dec-20-05 12:43 PM   #105 
  - WOW!!!......This is such a wonderful gift!!!  goforit   Dec-20-05 12:44 PM   #106 
  - Sheesh.  TheWraith   Dec-20-05 09:30 PM   #110 
  - "But all will be able to see perfectly before they leave"  fishnfla   Dec-21-05 11:29 AM   #112 
  - Some causes of blindness are easily remedied....  Bridget Burke   Dec-22-05 08:46 AM   #117 
     - The article says that ALL of them will see PERFECTLY  fishnfla   Dec-23-05 09:45 AM   #131 
        - Thanks for pointing out just how extensive the help Cuba is giving  Mika   Dec-23-05 10:05 AM   #132 
  - That's Cool  stepnw1f   Dec-21-05 07:44 PM   #114 
  - Cuba had a blindness epidemic in its recent past.Heard about this  Judi Lynn   Dec-23-05 06:34 PM   #137 
  - More info. on former Cuban blindness epidemic:  Judi Lynn   Dec-23-05 06:42 PM   #138 
     - Cuban Medicine Receives International Recognition (ophthalmology)  Judi Lynn   Dec-23-05 06:50 PM   #139 
        - Another great series of posts, Judi Lynn.  Mika   Dec-24-05 05:21 AM   #142 
  - what a great program! n/t  orleans   Dec-24-05 04:12 AM   #140 
 

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