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G_j Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-09-06 08:28 AM
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9. are those actual quotes?
you have them in quotation marks
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  -Question: Why are Castro apologists allowed to spam DU? brentspeak  Feb-09-06 08:20 AM   #0 
  - You raise interesting questions.  orange00m   Feb-09-06 08:22 AM   #1 
  - Welcome to DU!  tasteblind   Feb-09-06 09:55 AM   #88 
  - Bush is the real criminal  AngryAmish   Feb-09-06 08:23 AM   #2 
  - There can only be one criminal in the world at a time?  QC   Feb-09-06 08:27 AM   #8 
  - LOL! Your post made me laugh out loud.  SeveneightyWhoa   Feb-09-06 01:07 PM   #122 
  - Oh for God's sake; get over your phobia of communists. That is SO  Thtwudbeme   Feb-09-06 08:24 AM   #3 
  - Fidel Castro....  dryan   Feb-09-06 08:29 AM   #11 
  - Did you read my post? I said I don't love Castro  Thtwudbeme   Feb-09-06 08:31 AM   #14 
     - I sent my post....  dryan   Feb-09-06 12:58 PM   #119 
  - LOL  cali   Feb-09-06 08:31 AM   #13 
  - Not ALL Cubans are climbing in homemade boats  Thtwudbeme   Feb-09-06 08:33 AM   #16 
  - How do you know?  blue2helix   Feb-09-06 08:38 AM   #21 
  - Ever seen Buena Vista Social Club?  400Years   Feb-09-06 08:48 AM   #35 
  - Again with the pathetic  cali   Feb-09-06 08:54 AM   #45 
  - Can't respond?  cali   Feb-09-06 09:50 AM   #83 
     - OMG!!! I am SO sorry Cali.....But, I felt the need to do the dishes,  Thtwudbeme   Feb-09-06 10:26 AM   #99 
  - maybe because the USA guarantees Cuban 'refugees' instant citizenship?  0rganism   Feb-09-06 01:55 PM   #141 
  - People from all over the world sneak into the US.  K-W   Feb-09-06 03:42 PM   #157 
     - If they keep the travel ban up, most Americans can't learn personally  Judi Lynn   Feb-09-06 04:49 PM   #173 
  - You get health care and food in jail too  blue2helix   Feb-09-06 08:35 AM   #18 
  - Have you ever spoken to a native Cuban who isn't in exile, who is visiting  Thtwudbeme   Feb-09-06 08:37 AM   #20 
     - I AM Cuban and have listened escapees accounts of atrocities  blue2helix   Feb-09-06 08:42 AM   #27 
     - Excuse me. Point me to a post where I display a romantic notion of this  Thtwudbeme   Feb-09-06 08:44 AM   #30 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-09-06 08:47 AM   #33 
     - I guess. I personally think it's a left over collective phobia  Thtwudbeme   Feb-09-06 08:49 AM   #39 
        - I think it's a matter of emphasis.  Donald Ian Rankin   Feb-09-06 11:04 AM   #109 
     - Just "Love" the way things are down there.  blue2helix   Feb-09-06 08:49 AM   #37 
        - Yeah, well...see...here's what's wrong with your "in prison" garbage:  Thtwudbeme   Feb-09-06 08:52 AM   #43 
        - How do you know? (talk is cheap)  blue2helix   Feb-09-06 09:00 AM   #51 
           - And the embargo has nothing to do with the poverty  400Years   Feb-09-06 09:02 AM   #53 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-09-06 09:07 AM   #57 
              - Ah, name calling now, I see you've lost the argument.  400Years   Feb-09-06 09:09 AM   #60 
                 - I guess it's cool for you to stereotype Cubans  blue2helix   Feb-09-06 09:13 AM   #63 
                    - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-09-06 09:14 AM   #64 
                       - Still Cheap  blue2helix   Feb-09-06 09:17 AM   #66 
                          - You are the one suggesting Cuba is so bad not me  400Years   Feb-09-06 09:21 AM   #69 
                             - Still avoiding the question  blue2helix   Feb-09-06 09:24 AM   #72 
                                - What the hell are you talking about? What question?  400Years   Feb-09-06 10:11 AM   #94 
                                - What is your evidence for your claims?  blue2helix   Feb-09-06 11:00 AM   #108 
                                   - Your the one making claims not me. Have you been to Cuba?  400Years   Feb-09-06 01:28 PM   #128 
                                - Looks like you're the one "talking shit," BlueHelix  High Plains   Feb-09-06 03:39 PM   #155 
                                   - How is relaying info from tortured Cubans "shit"  blue2helix   Feb-09-06 04:01 PM   #163 
                                      - Tortured like the pitiful Armando Valladares, who also claimed he was  Judi Lynn   Feb-09-06 04:39 PM   #170 
                                      - So one Guy discredits all experiences?  blue2helix   Feb-09-06 04:54 PM   #175 
                                      - I'm saying there are some very windy people, with some pent-up  Judi Lynn   Feb-09-06 05:21 PM   #176 
           - I don't believe you brought up prostitution,  FlaGranny   Feb-09-06 09:37 AM   #78 
              - didn't like it under Batista - don't like it now  blue2helix   Feb-09-06 09:42 AM   #79 
                 - right now the only other option is right wing fascism  400Years   Feb-09-06 10:16 AM   #96 
                 - But you wouldn't mind a right wing dictator?  Bridget Burke   Feb-09-06 10:37 AM   #102 
                    - Don't want ANY dictator  blue2helix   Feb-09-06 11:05 AM   #110 
        - Cuban trained doctors are all over Latin America providing healthcare  400Years   Feb-09-06 08:54 AM   #46 
           - Why Dismay?  blue2helix   Feb-09-06 08:57 AM   #49 
              - You are not free in the U.S.  400Years   Feb-09-06 09:01 AM   #52 
                 - I agree! (Civil rights are eroding)  blue2helix   Feb-09-06 09:08 AM   #59 
     - What part?  Just Me   Feb-09-06 08:49 AM   #36 
     - Father from Habana  blue2helix   Feb-09-06 08:54 AM   #47 
        - Boy it sure looks terrible down there, LOL!  400Years   Feb-09-06 08:59 AM   #50 
        - Assinine  blue2helix   Feb-09-06 09:04 AM   #55 
           - Get back to me when you've learned how to spell  400Years   Feb-09-06 09:07 AM   #58 
              - Talk is cheap  blue2helix   Feb-09-06 09:10 AM   #61 
                 - Yes I see you think words mean nothing and you make shit up  400Years   Feb-09-06 09:12 AM   #62 
        - "Over a million Cubans in Miami..."  Scurrilous   Feb-09-06 01:32 PM   #130 
           - Miami Dade "Alone"  blue2helix   Feb-09-06 03:45 PM   #159 
     - Sounds just like Abu Ghraib  KamaAina   Feb-09-06 05:53 PM   #179 
     - you know males are very paranoid about  hfojvt   Feb-09-06 03:35 PM   #153 
  - It's the lack of democracy I care about, not the national healthcare  brentspeak   Feb-09-06 04:25 PM   #166 
  - Don't support one dictator just because another one is worse.  JDPriestly   Feb-09-06 08:25 AM   #4 
  - Come to think of it , why allow anybody to post anything i disagree with  bryant69   Feb-09-06 08:25 AM   #5 
  - DU is all ABOUT nuance  TallahasseeGrannie   Feb-09-06 08:26 AM   #6 
  - You like dictators?  Taxloss   Feb-09-06 09:43 AM   #80 
     - Teasing...sorry  TallahasseeGrannie   Feb-09-06 09:52 AM   #84 
        - That's OK. I'm not averse to the occasional dictator myself.  Taxloss   Feb-09-06 09:53 AM   #86 
  - Maybe I'm just not paying attention  cali   Feb-09-06 08:27 AM   #7 
  - same here. missed them--but so what? People can make up their  rodeodance   Feb-09-06 08:39 AM   #23 
  - Here's a good thread  brentspeak   Feb-09-06 01:23 PM   #126 
     - I'm still dumbfounded about the use of the term "spam".  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Feb-09-06 03:42 PM   #156 
  - are those actual quotes?  G_j   Feb-09-06 08:28 AM   #9 
  - hullo?  G_j   Feb-09-06 08:37 AM   #19 
  - Uh, yeah...?  brentspeak   Feb-09-06 01:22 PM   #125 
     - convenience?  G_j   Feb-09-06 03:38 PM   #154 
  - Oh, I know!  devilgrrl   Feb-09-06 08:53 AM   #44 
     - hit and run too  G_j   Feb-09-06 08:54 AM   #48 
  - Big board, lots of posters, many differing opinions.  MadHound   Feb-09-06 08:29 AM   #10 
  - silly n/t  H2O Man   Feb-09-06 08:30 AM   #12 
  - You Are Extremely Kind  ProfessorGAC   Feb-09-06 08:39 AM   #24 
  - Exactly. nt  TheGoldenRule   Feb-09-06 10:05 AM   #91 
  - Hmmm,...no matter what form of government, the people can be exploited,...  Just Me   Feb-09-06 08:33 AM   #15 
  - I'm more bothered by the Led Zeppelin spammers, myself.  jobycom   Feb-09-06 08:33 AM   #17 
  - Simple. Ignorance. Willful ignorance.  Caution   Feb-09-06 08:38 AM   #22 
  - My Thoughts About That Quote  porphyrian   Feb-09-06 09:48 AM   #82 
  - too many people buy into the notion  hfojvt   Feb-09-06 03:42 PM   #158 
  - So, if I read this right, anyone who doesn't castigate Castro  Spazito   Feb-09-06 08:40 AM   #25 
  - No, you have read this WRONG  brentspeak   Feb-09-06 01:25 PM   #127 
     - Nevermind...  Hong Kong Cavalier   Feb-09-06 02:06 PM   #144 
        - s/d  brentspeak   Feb-09-06 02:12 PM   #146 
  - Maybe because without him, the Mafia rules?  WinkyDink   Feb-09-06 08:42 AM   #26 
  - justify lost rights with fear and shifting blame to someone else  seabeyond   Feb-09-06 08:45 AM   #31 
     - are you denying that the U.S. wants to overthrow the Cuban govt.?  400Years   Feb-09-06 08:46 AM   #32 
        - deny??, bah hahahaha where in the hell in my post is there even  seabeyond   Feb-09-06 08:49 AM   #38 
           - If Castro let the Bay of Pigs gang in what do you think would happen?  400Years   Feb-09-06 09:04 AM   #56 
              - of course i understand the situation. for you to even suggest i dont  seabeyond   Feb-09-06 09:18 AM   #67 
                 - The reality is given the U.S. stance Cuba can't be open otherwise  400Years   Feb-09-06 09:23 AM   #70 
                    - so you acknowledge it isnt democracy, but a realistic  seabeyond   Feb-09-06 09:28 AM   #75 
                       - Saddam and Castro don't even compare. Saddam was a CIA stooge  400Years   Feb-09-06 10:14 AM   #95 
                          - castro a russian stooge? n/t  seabeyond   Feb-09-06 10:36 AM   #101 
                             - You could really benefit by doing some basic reading.  Judi Lynn   Feb-09-06 10:50 AM   #104 
                             - and the reason saddam became stooge of cia is because......  seabeyond   Feb-09-06 10:54 AM   #106 
                                - What names were you called?  Bridget Burke   Feb-09-06 02:28 PM   #149 
                             - here's a clue: the cold war is over  400Years   Feb-09-06 10:50 AM   #105 
                                - another clue, if you would read my post you will see i stand on dem  seabeyond   Feb-09-06 10:55 AM   #107 
  - ah socialism..... do the same thing with hte poor, the right does  seabeyond   Feb-09-06 08:43 AM   #28 
  - Castro has done alot for his people  400Years   Feb-09-06 08:44 AM   #29 
  - I think irrational, unchecked fear of socialism  libnnc   Feb-09-06 08:48 AM   #34 
  - The dislike the communism but not the communist question  PhilipShore   Feb-09-06 08:50 AM   #40 
  - Fidel isn't perfect. Happy now?  Tierra_y_Libertad   Feb-09-06 08:51 AM   #41 
  - What about the spammers who show up on any Cuba or Venezuela thread?  Bridget Burke   Feb-09-06 08:51 AM   #42 
  - Oh Pleeeeaseeeee!!!  mexicoxpat   Feb-09-06 09:02 AM   #54 
  - I have been wondering how you have been since the hurricane!  Thtwudbeme   Feb-09-06 09:15 AM   #65 
  - I have a friend who's met with Castro numerous times. My friend isn't some  radwriter0555   Feb-09-06 09:27 AM   #73 
  - She represents a different constituent than the little guy  blue2helix   Feb-09-06 09:34 AM   #77 
     - Again with the "left wing dictator" stuff!  Bridget Burke   Feb-09-06 02:34 PM   #150 
        - I disagree with the opening thread  blue2helix   Feb-09-06 03:50 PM   #161 
  - I remember you!  blue2helix   Feb-09-06 09:28 AM   #76 
  - Hmmm, I remembered a post about opposing opinions by  Spazito   Feb-09-06 09:19 AM   #68 
  - Gosharoonie, he was on the Right Wing side, too....  Bridget Burke   Feb-09-06 09:27 AM   #74 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-09-06 01:46 PM   #134 
     - Corrected! You were not Right Wing on THAT thread.  Bridget Burke   Feb-09-06 02:20 PM   #148 
     - He usually is.  High Plains   Feb-09-06 03:46 PM   #160 
  - Provide links to your quotes.  endarkenment   Feb-09-06 09:23 AM   #71 
  - Fidel can walk freely among the masses. Can Bush?  Rageneau   Feb-09-06 09:54 AM   #87 
  - I love the people who fell for: "Castro will heal the blind" propaganda  fishnfla   Feb-09-06 09:48 AM   #81 
  - As usual..  Mika   Feb-09-06 09:52 AM   #85 
  - GREAT POST Mika! Makes just too damn much sense.  Billy Burnett   Feb-09-06 10:11 AM   #93 
  - I agree the embargo stinks- but Castro stinks as well  blue2helix   Feb-09-06 11:13 AM   #113 
  - Flamebait Alert! Agenda to Promote Lies and Distortions, Why?  radio4progressives   Feb-09-06 09:57 AM   #89 
  - wow! your first two sentences descibe bushamerikKa  leftchick   Feb-09-06 09:59 AM   #90 
  - Proof once again  ronnie624   Feb-09-06 10:11 AM   #92 
  - That is a great question!  tatertop   Feb-09-06 01:43 PM   #133 
  - Castro is doing what he has to do to protect his people from the ugly  TheGoldenRule   Feb-09-06 10:18 AM   #97 
  - Castro doesn't do it! The Cuban people do.  Mika   Feb-09-06 10:24 AM   #98 
     - Castro overthrew Batista because the Cuban people supported him.  Bridget Burke   Feb-09-06 10:49 AM   #103 
     - Good post.  TheGoldenRule   Feb-09-06 11:14 AM   #114 
  - Because Democratic Underground  oneighty   Feb-09-06 10:34 AM   #100 
  - bah hahahaahaha.... lord have mercy....listening to eric clapton  seabeyond   Feb-09-06 11:07 AM   #111 
     - eric clapton?  oneighty   Feb-09-06 12:08 PM   #115 
        - hey, laugh or cry. who is claptin? lol lol. how old are you 15  seabeyond   Feb-09-06 12:56 PM   #117 
           - Not 15--71  oneighty   Feb-09-06 01:02 PM   #120 
              - lol loll see why i can laugh. you are funny. lol  seabeyond   Feb-09-06 01:05 PM   #121 
  - Why is America allowed to blockade a nation for 40 years?  iconoclastNYC   Feb-09-06 11:08 AM   #112 
  - No  brentspeak   Feb-09-06 12:14 PM   #116 
  - Running short of credible wedge issues, are we...  Junkdrawer   Feb-09-06 12:58 PM   #118 
  - Since when do Fidelistas "spam" DU?  Yollam   Feb-09-06 01:18 PM   #123 
  - It is?  brentspeak   Feb-09-06 01:31 PM   #129 
  - First of all, neither of those links are exactly Granma.  Yollam   Feb-09-06 01:43 PM   #132 
     - The links and spam are within the threads  brentspeak   Feb-09-06 01:53 PM   # 
        - I see.  Yollam   Feb-09-06 01:57 PM   #142 
  - By the way, those Cuban co-workers are OBSESSED with Fidel.  Yollam   Feb-09-06 01:48 PM   #136 
  - I can think of maybe three posters who consistently post  Lydia Leftcoast   Feb-09-06 01:19 PM   #124 
  - Are there people posting thread topics praising Castro? Where?  Mayberry Machiavelli   Feb-09-06 01:34 PM   #131 
  - Some here  brentspeak   Feb-09-06 01:50 PM   #137 
     - So those are posted by 2 people, and half are "MSM" news... did you alert  Mayberry Machiavelli   Feb-09-06 02:48 PM   #151 
  - We've had a 40 year embargo, supported terrorist actions against Cuba  killbotfactory   Feb-09-06 01:48 PM   #135 
  - s/d  brentspeak   Feb-09-06 02:06 PM   #143 
  - I know all about how the CIA tried to poison Castro  brentspeak   Feb-09-06 02:07 PM   #145 
     - The US isnt a democracy either.  K-W   Feb-09-06 03:51 PM   #162 
  - Same Guy Who Asked Me If I Was a Troll... lol  stepnw1f   Feb-09-06 01:52 PM   #138 
  - Castro offered to send 1,200 doctors with huricane disaster kits  coalition_unwilling   Feb-09-06 01:53 PM   #139 
  - Tell me brentspeak...you honestly think Castro is a bad man?  0007   Feb-09-06 01:54 PM   #140 
  - He forgot tomention that they wipe their asses with their hands  KFC   Feb-09-06 02:18 PM   #147 
  - Great speech! Thanks. n/t  Judi Lynn   Feb-09-06 03:30 PM   #152 
  - Here is the other side of the story  blue2helix   Feb-09-06 04:06 PM   #165 
     - Cuba has 5 pages at AI---the USA has 40  Bridget Burke   Feb-09-06 04:32 PM   #168 
     - CUBA is now COOL cause US has many reports re Death Penalty & WOT abuses?  blue2helix   Feb-09-06 04:44 PM   #172 
     - There's more holes than swiss cheese in "Ammesty Internation"  0007   Feb-09-06 05:37 PM   #177 
        - Stupendous. I've never seen this.  Judi Lynn   Feb-09-06 05:47 PM   #178 
  - AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL REPORTS RE CUBA  blue2helix   Feb-09-06 04:04 PM   #164 
  - Human Rights Watch Report Re: Cuba  blue2helix   Feb-09-06 04:27 PM   #167 
     - We win again! USA! USA!  Bridget Burke   Feb-09-06 04:36 PM   #169 
  - Q: Why are Mccarthyists allowed on DU? A: Free speach. EOM  K-W   Feb-09-06 04:42 PM   #171 
  - Stupid Rant.  the other one   Feb-09-06 04:50 PM   #174 
  - another call to purge and shore up the base using the word "Democracy"...  NuttyFluffers   Feb-09-06 06:14 PM   #180 
  - Locking....  Moderator   Feb-09-06 06:24 PM   #181 
 

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