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Bacchus39 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-10-09 09:16 PM
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7. well, they were a colony in essence of the Soviet Union until
Edited on Thu Dec-10-09 09:17 PM by Bacchus39
what was it, 1990. The first Gulf War was in progress about that time so a second invasion in Cuba wasn't going to happen. Clinton was in 1992 and wasn't going to invade. Bush got us stuck in the mire of Iraq since the day he was appointed.

now did you want the US to invade Cuba?

anyway, Cubans migrate to the US for opportunity. Freedom to have opportunity. Haitians, Domincans, Mexicans and every other impoverished country too. Cuba isn't the only economically backward repressive country.

p.s. Japan is still an island with an enormous population.
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  -For the weiners who bloviate about Cuba's emigrants: Judi Lynn  Dec-04-09 09:15 AM   #0 
  - But Cuba is so poor  Braulio   Dec-10-09 06:55 PM   #1 
  - Islands just don't support large populations.  bemildred   Dec-10-09 07:48 PM   #2 
     - the UK has a substantial population, and Japan??  Bacchus39   Dec-10-09 08:10 PM   #3 
     - What are you a moron?  bemildred   Dec-10-09 08:22 PM   #4 
     - said this "Islands just don't support large populations"  Bacchus39   Dec-10-09 09:08 PM   #6 
        - Move to Madagascar and then tell me all about it. nt  bemildred   Dec-11-09 07:27 AM   #9 
     - Cuba ...  bemildred   Dec-10-09 08:44 PM   #5 
        - well, they were a colony in essence of the Soviet Union until  Bacchus39   Dec-10-09 09:16 PM   #7 
        - I am asking why are Castro and his government still there?  bemildred   Dec-11-09 07:33 AM   #10 
        - Castro has a very efficient repressive machine  Braulio   Dec-15-09 04:57 PM   #20 
           - Right, and the Castro brothers are still there.  bemildred   Dec-15-09 05:46 PM   #21 
           - Interesting to see your ignorant bigotry come to the fore.  Mika   Dec-16-09 07:45 AM   #25 
     - Ah, but Cuba is 600 miles long, isn't it?  Braulio   Dec-11-09 05:39 AM   #8 
        - I was thinking more of "Guns, Germs, and Steel" and "Song of the Dodo", but yeah.  bemildred   Dec-11-09 07:39 AM   #11 
        - PS: I really was not talking about Cuba, though I know the OP was.  bemildred   Dec-11-09 07:49 AM   #12 
           - I agree  Braulio   Dec-11-09 06:16 PM   #13 
              - Whether one is a failure or not is largely a matter of the metric one chooses.  bemildred   Dec-12-09 08:48 PM   #14 
                 - Who are they?  Braulio   Dec-15-09 09:17 AM   #15 
                    - "They" are Cuba and Venezuela.  bemildred   Dec-15-09 09:33 AM   #16 
                       - Sadly there are defenders here who support US intervention in Cuba.  Mika   Dec-15-09 01:36 PM   #17 
                       - No US intervention. the ALBA block should be able to provide  Bacchus39   Dec-15-09 01:51 PM   #18 
                       - The Alba block?  Braulio   Dec-15-09 09:48 PM   #23 
                          - well then, it seems Cuba may have to look for another country to subsidize its "revolution" n/t  Bacchus39   Dec-16-09 07:47 AM   #26 
                       - Hi Mika.  bemildred   Dec-15-09 02:16 PM   #19 
                          - Hi bemildred.  Mika   Dec-16-09 07:42 AM   #24 
                       - I don't think Cubans can decide much, can they?  Braulio   Dec-15-09 09:46 PM   #22 
                          - WRT Cuba and Venezuela, you assume your conclusion.  bemildred   Dec-16-09 09:17 AM   #27 
                          - California revenues lag, underscore budget woes  bemildred   Dec-16-09 06:38 PM   #28 
                             - Have been hearing about California's horrendous problems going back at least as far as Ronald Reagan  Judi Lynn   Dec-17-09 02:34 PM   #29 

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