Thingish Things

Quote of the Day, Maria Conchita Alonso

Cuban-born and Venezuelan-raised actress Maria Conchita Alonso on her recent encounter with pro-Hugo-Chavez actor Sean Penn at a Los Angeles airport baggage carousel. “The second time I called him a communist, I said ‘You’re a communist a**hole.”  I’ve always had a thing for her…

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Bloomberg News Hosts an America-Basher?

It is bewildering that Bloomberg News/Businessweek would lend its pages this morning to the anti-American bile spewed by the leftist Mexican historian Enrique Krauze. Mr. Krauze acknowledges the imminent collapse of communism in Cuba, and then warns America not to view that as a sign of defeat for anti-Americanism in Latin America, South America, and the Caribbean. […]

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Cuba Folds, 53 Years Late

Fifty three years after the fall of Havana, Cuba’s revolutionary leaders have thrown in the towel and admitted systemic defeat. In announcing today the opening of Cuba’s residential real estate to buying and selling, the Raul Castro regime is aknowledging what his brother Fidel’s regime refused to: Marxism doesn’t work. It’s hardly a secret. Every Marxian […]

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