Tag Archives: Cuba

David Von Pein: Q&A With President John F. Kennedy- April 19, 1963

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat The first questions in this presidential news conference asked to President Kennedy, was about Cuba. With someone actually asking President Kennedy did his administration have any plans to invade Cuba. … Continue reading

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Reason: John Stossel- Lilly Tang Williams: 100 Years of Communist Disaster

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review China is a good example of a communist disaster as far as their economic system until they started their privatization program about 40 years ago and moved to a more … Continue reading

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The National Interest: Opinion: Scott MacDonald: This Is Not Your Parents’ Caribbean

The National Interest: Opinion: Scott MacDonald: This Is Not Your Parents' Caribbean There are a lot of opportunities and challenges in the Caribbean especially with Cuba coming back from the dead so to speak with its economy and having restarted … Continue reading

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CBS News: Face The Nation- Fidel Castro in 1959

“Shortly after leading rebel forces in overthrowing Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista, Fidel Castro appeared on the Jan. 11, 1959 edition of Face the Nation.” From CBS News This was just after the Castro Communists had taken power in Cuba in 1958, … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Editorial: Venezuela and Cuba: Partners in Repression

The Washington Post: Editorial: Venezuela and Cuba: Partners in Repression Just as Cuba has started to move away from Castro Marxism/authoritarianism and have opened up their economy and at least to a small extent their country, Venezuela has moved towards … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs: Opinion: Carlos W. Fernandez & Eric Lorber: Opening Cuba to Telecommunications Investment

Foreign Affairs: Opinion: Carlos W. Fernandez and Eric Lorber: Opening Cuba to American Telecommunications Investment I agree that opening up the Cuban telecommunications industry and allowing for others to be involved there outside of the Castro Regime is a way … Continue reading

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The Week: Staff- Cuba and Uncle Sam: A Brief History

  Source: The Week: Staff- The History of U.S. Cuban Relations Cuba has never been a home of liberal democracy and liberal values, liberal utopia, or what have you. Similar to Iraq, they’ve always been ruled by one authoritarian regime or … Continue reading

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Keith Hughes: Video: Cuba Explained: Ending the Embargo

. I’m not saying ending the Cuban trade embargo unconditionally is a good idea and sure as hell hope that is not what President Obama did. I’m in favor of ending the embargo conditionally. That any American trade and business … Continue reading

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Townhall: Opinion: Jeff Jacoby: “Lift the Embargo, But Liberate Cuba First”: How America Should Help Free Cuba

Townhall: Opinion: Jeff Jacoby: Lift the Embargo but Free Cuba First I’m in favor of lifting the American embargo on Cuba all together conditionally. And that means getting certain things from the Castro Regime in Cuba first. That they allow … Continue reading

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David Von Pein: Video: President John F. Kennedy’s Cuban Missile Crisis Speech: 10/22/1962

David Von Pein: Video: President John F. Kennedy's Cuban Missile Crisis Speech: 10/22/1962 What President Kennedy showed during this crisis was to show that his National Security Council was on top of the situation from the beginning. And the question … Continue reading

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