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Name: Mike
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Hometown: Newport, OR
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Current location: Newport, OR
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There is no doubt Fidel Castro ended up a murderous dictator

by choice in the end, or that with Russian assistance he destabilized sections of Africa, South America, and in quest of an English speaking base parts of the Caribbean that justified the economic embargo. One unintended consequence of that embargo was to preserve Cuba’s natural wonders from industrialization. Today, if Cuba is smart, have the benefit of seeing how other Caribbean islands, and indeed much of the world, have ruined great parts of their environment, and how not to make the same mistakes when development eventually comes, as it surely will.

It was often discussed among certain diplomatic circles

that US policy towards Cuba, and in particular Fidel Castro, was to a large degree dictated by expatriate Cubans in Miami who were at that time more interested in immediate recovery of their often questionable wealth lost to the Castro regime than in the long term interests of both countries, and of democracy itself. The end result of such policies dictated by local politics was to drive Castro into the welcoming arms of Nikita Khrushchev. US policy towards Cuba is still regressive - all one has to do is a superficial comparison with those of Canada and the European countries.

One theory why is derived from what the Sumerians wrote on clay

tablets that man was created by combining the dna of aliens with upright walking mammals to create a suitable slave to do manual work. The book of Genesis claims man was created in the image of his maker. Combine the two, and maybe the old sci-fi movies are closer to the truth. And maybe intelligent life in the vast universe comes in innumerable forms, as well as spiritual energy beyond anything we imagine.
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