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Judi Lynn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-25-09 04:36 PM
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11. Thanks. What a damned shame. Figures. On a lesser note, but similar, reminds me of what Bush did
to force Bermuda to back out of an agreement to sell Cuba its buses it was planning to replace, since they've had trouble getting buses to move people around.

Roger Noriega from the State Department put intense pressure on them with threats and they backed right out of the arrangement and left Cuba screwed for new transportation. They eventually came up with something later, but only after a lot of trouble, and time.

It's a shame they chose to impose their dirty threats on Jamaica, a real, ugly shame.

Shows you how much they REALLY believe in democracy, doesn't it? As soon as they ever get the indisputable upper hand here, you know what their next step will be: all the crap they accuse their "enemies" of doing.
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  -Uncovering Haiti's Hidden History: Questions Linger about Washington's Involvement magbana  Mar-25-09 01:13 PM   #0 
  - Good news, with luck. Don't know how many real Democrats can be counted on to take a stand now.  Judi Lynn   Mar-25-09 01:41 PM   #1 
  - no, Barbara Lee was the only vote against Afganistan. thanks again Miss Information n/t  Bacchus39   Mar-25-09 01:48 PM   #2 
  - I miss Tinoire. She was wonderful.  EFerrari   Mar-25-09 02:21 PM   #5 
  - I seem to remember from that Paul Robinson interview on Charlie Rose  EFerrari   Mar-25-09 01:53 PM   #3 
  - Didn't know. I'll keep an eye out for anything on that. Here's something you might find interesting.  Judi Lynn   Mar-25-09 02:27 PM   #6 
     - The little that I remember is that Robinson went to fetch him (ETA: Link!)  EFerrari   Mar-25-09 02:38 PM   #7 
        - Great interview. Just finished listening. Randall Robinson is a tremendous speaker.  Judi Lynn   Mar-25-09 03:12 PM   #8 
        - The delegation that went to get Aristide in Bangui, Central African Republic  magbana   Mar-25-09 04:10 PM   #9 
           - Thanks, magbana.  EFerrari   Mar-25-09 04:25 PM   #10 
           - Thanks. What a damned shame. Figures. On a lesser note, but similar, reminds me of what Bush did  Judi Lynn   Mar-25-09 04:36 PM   #11 
           - Watching the interview again and getting furious all over again.  EFerrari   Mar-25-09 04:49 PM   #12 
  - lets also recall that the Congressional Black Caucus demanded that the US  Bacchus39   Mar-25-09 02:11 PM   #4 
     - The congressional black caucus wanted Aristide returned to  magbana   Mar-25-09 06:56 PM   #13 
        - no, the first contingent of marines went to protect the embassy  Bacchus39   Mar-25-09 07:29 PM   #14 
        - Sure glad you reminded us of this important aspect of the timing, magbana. Horrendous.  Judi Lynn   Mar-26-09 01:59 AM   #15 
 

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