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Bacchus39 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-25-07 02:14 PM
Response to Reply #61
65. they are leaving for a reason, why don't you want to listen to them?
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  -Castro: Cash at root of boxer defections Bacchus39  Jul-24-07 07:41 AM   #0 
  - Oh Fidel...  MrPrax   Jul-24-07 08:07 AM   #1 
  - Fidel is in could anyone leave the workers paradise that is Cuba unless under  Solo_in_MD   Jul-24-07 08:27 AM   #2 
     - yeah, I mean who wouldn't want to be Castro's pawn?  Bacchus39   Jul-24-07 08:46 AM   #3 
     - After Castro's gone , I fear for the Cuban people  martymar64   Jul-24-07 03:22 PM   #29 
        - Not at all  Solo_in_MD   Jul-24-07 04:26 PM   #33 
           - The US will try to install another Batista  martymar64   Jul-24-07 04:35 PM   #34 
           - Really don't think so  Solo_in_MD   Jul-24-07 04:39 PM   #36 
              - The oppresive regime was kicked out of Cuba in 1959.  Mika   Jul-24-07 04:46 PM   #38 
              - So there is no opression in CUba today? Did the free press there tell you that?  Solo_in_MD   Jul-24-07 05:08 PM   #41 
                 - Name the oppressions?  Mika   Jul-24-07 05:20 PM   #44 
                    - How about a free press?  Solo_in_MD   Jul-24-07 05:58 PM   #48 
                    - Please, some facts?  Mika   Jul-24-07 05:59 PM   #49 
                    - Let's see, you want evidence of oppression . . .  toopers   Jul-25-07 06:34 AM   #58 
                       - remember though, evidence from anti-Castro groups is not allowed  Bacchus39   Jul-25-07 08:09 AM   #59 
                          - Evidence? More like heresay. They all use the "some people say" style of reporting on Cuba.  Mika   Jul-25-07 09:23 AM   #61 
                             - they are leaving for a reason, why don't you want to listen to them?  Bacchus39   Jul-25-07 02:14 PM   #65 
                             - more Cuban defectors news for you  Bacchus39   Jul-25-07 02:23 PM   #66 
              - You mean like in 1959 when the people executed their oppressors?  martymar64   Jul-24-07 04:47 PM   #39 
                 - I expect similar results when the Castros fall  Solo_in_MD   Jul-24-07 05:10 PM   #42 
                    - OK, I get it. You hate Castro and love Batista.  martymar64   Jul-24-07 05:23 PM   #45 
                       - No, they are both corrupt oppressors  Solo_in_MD   Jul-24-07 05:57 PM   #47 
                          - Batista's been gone for 48 years  Yupster   Jul-25-07 02:06 PM   #64 
                          - "Not in power long enough for us to see what his favorite crimes against the people  Judi Lynn   Jul-25-07 02:48 PM   #68 
                          - For your (*cough*) continuing education on Cuba's history:  Judi Lynn   Jul-25-07 04:05 PM   #69 
           - The violent faction lives in South Florida, but Cubans are used to them, seeing  Judi Lynn   Jul-24-07 04:39 PM   #35 
  - Instead of relying on the AP interperatation, why not read what Castro actually wrote?  Mika   Jul-24-07 09:07 AM   #4 
  - why not post it in Spanish then?? if you want to see what he wrote  Bacchus39   Jul-24-07 09:22 AM   #5 
  - OK. Here it is.  Mika   Jul-24-07 09:47 AM   #9 
     - defections and visa quotas  Bacchus39   Jul-24-07 09:52 AM   #11 
  - If He Was Lured By GERMAN Promoters, Wouldn't They Pay Him in Euros?  AndyTiedye   Jul-24-07 10:07 AM   #15 
  - other recent Cuban boxer defections  Bacchus39   Jul-24-07 09:29 AM   #6 
  - more on Cuban sports defections  Bacchus39   Jul-24-07 09:34 AM   #7 
  - I believe Castro  donsu   Jul-24-07 09:41 AM   #8 
  - That's odd, what happened to all the other people who leave all the time?  originalpckelly   Jul-24-07 09:48 AM   #10 
  - Interestingly, they go back to visit and vacation.  Mika   Jul-24-07 09:55 AM   #12 
  - must be painful and difficult decision to defect in the first place  Bacchus39   Jul-24-07 10:02 AM   #13 
  - No. Not desperation. Opportunity to make millions.  Mika   Jul-24-07 10:09 AM   #16 
     - most Cubans defect out of desperation  Bacchus39   Jul-24-07 10:14 AM   #18 
     - Interesting question. Needs expansion, though.  Mika   Jul-24-07 10:22 AM   #20 
        - is there an alternative to the state in Cuba???  Bacchus39   Jul-24-07 10:28 AM   #21 
     - I think you are spinning in a very deceptive way, Mika.  robcon   Jul-24-07 11:09 AM   #24 
        - Your spin makes little sense.  Mika   Jul-24-07 05:25 PM   #46 
  - Isn't it odd that a workers paradise such a Cuba would have poverty?  originalpckelly   Jul-24-07 10:04 AM   #14 
  - Ahh.. the words of a corporate propagandist.  Mika   Jul-24-07 10:17 AM   #19 
  - Why do you groundlessly bash socialism?  wuushew   Jul-24-07 11:10 AM   #25 
  - It's not odd when a neighboring economic superpower with nearly unlimited resources  killbotfactory   Jul-24-07 02:12 PM   #26 
  - Mexicans "benefit" from having a shared border with the US and  Bacchus39   Jul-24-07 10:11 AM   #17 
     - Why are so many people fleeing Mexico?  killbotfactory   Jul-24-07 03:20 PM   #28 
        - no, not necessarily. most countries have capitalistic systems  Bacchus39   Jul-24-07 03:23 PM   #30 
           - I'm sure that fact comforts those who cross the border  killbotfactory   Jul-24-07 03:29 PM   #31 
              - I am sure they appreciate the opportunity to work in the US earn money and send some back  Bacchus39   Jul-24-07 03:32 PM   #32 
  - What about all the other people from other countries who leave...  High Plains   Jul-24-07 07:55 PM   #52 
     - absolutely true, yet of those how many need to defect?  Bacchus39   Jul-24-07 09:29 PM   #57 
  - This is not strange or surprising.  David__77   Jul-24-07 10:31 AM   #22 
  - I think Castro is right.  robcon   Jul-24-07 10:39 AM   #23 
  - I know Cuban professionals in Canada, France & the UK who do go to/from home whenever they want.  Mika   Jul-24-07 04:40 PM   #37 
     - Yeah, I remember seeing this on British tv shows, actually, now that you mention it!  Judi Lynn   Jul-24-07 04:47 PM   #40 
     - Not to mention the thousands of Cuba doctors who work in other countries.  Mika   Jul-24-07 05:15 PM   #43 
        - Isn't that peculiar? They can't come here unless they agree to make a political statement, to aid  Judi Lynn   Jul-24-07 06:09 PM   #50 
           - Not just Cuban Drs, but athletes, artists, musicians, scientists, educators, etc.  Mika   Jul-24-07 06:39 PM   #51 
              - They probably haven't completely recovered from Juan Miguel Gonzalez' rejection  Judi Lynn   Jul-24-07 08:13 PM   #53 
              - The "revisiting Cuba" issue is another false story.  robcon   Jul-25-07 09:29 AM   #62 
                 - Wow. You really do know almost nothing about the Cuban-Americans in Miami.  Mika   Jul-25-07 09:38 AM   #63 
                 - You are so painfully, appallingly off base. Many, MANY people still remember learning  Judi Lynn   Jul-25-07 02:33 PM   #67 
              - and they are denied exit visas to leave Cuba  Bacchus39   Jul-24-07 09:08 PM   #54 
     - or they can't get an exit permit perhaps?  Bacchus39   Jul-24-07 09:18 PM   #55 
  - It's time for a DU meetup in Cuba.  roody   Jul-24-07 03:17 PM   #27 
  - list of Cuban baseball defectors  Bacchus39   Jul-24-07 09:27 PM   #56 
  - I am sure it had nothing to do .......  tidy_bowl   Jul-25-07 08:30 AM   #60 

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