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    Default Fidel Castro: Rest in Peace [August 13, 1926 – November 25, 2016]

    Fiedel Castro died now. I want to thank him for facing oppression and opposing the destructive capitalism with his own Version of Socialism. At least he tried. Thank you, love and peace.

    Fiedel Castro 2014

    To remember him as he was I warmly recommend the Book by Marita Lorenz:
    Original Version:
    Lieber Fidel. Mein Leben, meine Liebe, mein Verrat
    English Version:
    Marita: One Woman's Extraordinary Tale of Love and Espionage from Castro to Kennedy
    French Version:
    Cher Fidel

    Marita Lorenz was a german Daugther of a Captain that fell in love with Fiedel shortly after the Revolution. That true Story is better than any James Bond book. Later she was turned by the CIA and used in an attempt to kill Fidel. She worked in the Cell including Lee Harvey Oswald. She states who Oswalds Instructors were and when the three Trucks departed for Dallas and who was with them. It is all in the book. Fantastic read.
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    Default Re: Fidel Castro: Rest in Peace [August 13, 1926 – November 25, 2016]

    Just as Cuba hands over to the US ...

    Like to think of him in these days of thought, fishing and revolution ..


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    Default Re: Fidel Castro: Rest in Peace [August 13, 1926 – November 25, 2016]

    To Fidel Family, sincere sympathy, and the same to all Cuban people.

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    Default Re: Fidel Castro: Rest in Peace [August 13, 1926 – November 25, 2016]

    Fidel go to hell.

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    Default Re: Fidel Castro: Rest in Peace [August 13, 1926 – November 25, 2016]

    You might be interested in what Stefan Molyneux reports about Castro.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2EhlTI0fte0


    Peace Love Joy & Harmony,
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    Default Re: Fidel Castro: Rest in Peace [August 13, 1926 – November 25, 2016]

    ABC's This Week Interviews Ted Cruz... this is what he had to say about the death of Fidel Castro...

    Ted Cruz: The U.S. Shouldn’t Send
    Anyone to Castro’s Funeral

    (Published on Nov 27, 2016)

    Martha Raddatz Interview w/ Ted Cruz:
    Republican Sen. Ted Cruz challenged President Obama and other top administration officials to not attend Fidel Castro’s funeral.

    Cruz said on ABC News' "This Week" that the death of the longtime Cuban leader presents "an interesting test" for U.S. officials over the the next few days.

    "It is a real opportunity for U.S. officials to show where they stand. Let’s stand with human rights and let’s not celebrate someone who has 60 years of blood on his hands,” Cruz told ABC News' Martha Raddatz.

    "I hope we don’t see Barack Obama and Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton and the Democrats lining up to lionize a murderous tyrant and thug," the Texas senator said. "If you wouldn’t go to Pol Pot’s funeral or Stalin’s funeral or Mao’s funeral because they were murderous communist dictators then you shouldn’t be doing what Barack Obama and Justin Trudeau are doing, which is celebrating Fidel Castro, a murderous communist dictator."

    Cruz on Saturday tweeted that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s statement on Castro’s death was “disgraceful” and that Obama’s statement showered love on our enemies.

    Donald Trump, US Political Figures React to Fidel Castro's Death

    Cruz also reflected on "This Week" on his family's Cuban heritage and experiences with the Castro regime.

    The senator’s father, Rafael Cruz, fled Cuba in the 1950s after being jailed by the regime of Fulgencio Batista, who was the island nation’s president until his government was overthrown by the Castro-led Cuban Revolution in 1959. Later, Cruz' aunt was later jailed by Castro forces before leaving Cuba for the United States.

    Cruz said Castro's death "is a powerful moment for people all across the country, and especially for Cuban-Americans. I was with my dad when he found out the news that Fidel Castro was dead, and he simply said, 'Praise God.’”

    "For a man who has tortured and murdered and oppressed, for so many, it is thankful that he is no longer with us,” Cruz said.

    The senator said that he hopes Cuba’s future will hold greater liberty for its citizens. But he attacked Obama’s easing U.S. relations with the country, saying it emboldened Cuba’s current leader, Raul Castro.

    "Raul is the dictator now ... And what Obama has done is funneled billion of dollars to Raul Castro, which is being used to oppress dissidents,” Cruz said.

    Cruz added, "This ought to be a moment where Cubans are dancing in the street because they’re being liberated, but instead, listen, if you dance in the street, you’re going to be thrown in jail. Cuba is not a free society.”

    Cruz also expressed his hope to visit the country where his father is from.

    "I look forward to coming to Cuba, but seeing a free Cuba where people can live, where it’s pulled out of the land that time forgot,” he said.

    SOURCE

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    Default Re: Fidel Castro: Rest in Peace [August 13, 1926 – November 25, 2016]

    I believe that everyone has your own karma.

    All things are poison and nothing is without poison; only the dose makes that a thing is no poison.
    (Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim)

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    Default Re: Fidel Castro: Rest in Peace [August 13, 1926 – November 25, 2016]

    Castro Was Not Who You Thought He Was

    https://dollarvigilante.com/blog/201...t-thought.html

    11/26/2016

    .........What chance does humanity stand when a vicious dictator that caused so much duress is praised. His wrath was not just confined to Cuba, he had influence in Venezuela and look what is happening there!

    Castro is dead, but he achieved his purpose, which was to aggravate the Cold War, provide a test case for communism and frighten people about incipient nuclear missile exchanges.

    His passing marks the end of the first phase of the Cold War. Now it is very obvious that a second phase is being prepared.

    Tensions between Russia and the US are being continually heightened… and no, they are still ongoing even with the election of Trump who, under the guidance of Henry "War Criminal" Kissinger, has pledged his full support for NATO while Putin has replied that he will crush NATO.

    These tensions are mainly initiated by the US and Britain. In other words it is the Anglosphere that has been responsible for so many wars including the World Wars.

    Castro provides us with an example of how these trends – which we regularly analyze – work.

    With an academic history that included intensive Jesuit schooling and later on, the backing of the US military and intel community, Castro was positioned to do what he did (take over Cuba) and he was generously funded as well.

    Castro was raised up on purpose. Either that or we are to think that the CIA and other intel agencies drastically misjudged Castro and believed him to be a freedom fighter when he was actually a dictator-in-waiting who would preside over an increasingly totalitarian system of government. Are they really so naïve?

    When the "Russian Revolution" was raging, author G. Edward Griffin points out that Wall Street tycoons journeyed to what would become the Soviet Union to learn where they might direct their cash.

    They were disguised as Red Cross workers and all of their resources went to the "Red" – communists – Russians who won the war with Wall Street's help.

    This is always the way it works in the West. The banking controllers use a Hegelian dialectic to control the world and generate additional globalism.

    In other words, they need an enemy to provide the justification for additional international authoritarianism. Castro was probably groomed from a child to fulfill this role.

    He was raised in wealthy circumstances in Cuba and attended Jesuit schools – where no doubt his preparation as a world-renowned rebel commenced.

    He was probably promised control of Cuba if he cooperated. Tall, energetic and reportedly a bully who liked to fight, he was surely chosen for his role early on – as those who build our false history usually identify and groom their future figureheads when they are young.

    Supposedly Castro developed an attraction for socialist politics that resulted in his participation in revolutionary movements. More likely – as with Clinton and Obama – he was provided with a persona that he gradually realized.

    Here's his background from Wikipedia:

    Aged six, Castro was sent to live with his teacher in Santiago de Cuba, before being baptized into the Roman Catholic Church at the age of eight. Being baptized enabled Castro to attend the La Salle boarding school in Santiago, where he regularly misbehaved, so he was sent to the privately funded, Jesuit-run Dolores School in Santiago.

    In 1945 he transferred to the more prestigious Jesuit-run El Colegio de Belén in Havana. Although Castro took an interest in history, geography and debating at Belén, he did not excel academically, instead devoting much of his time to playing sport.

    First the Jesuits got their hands on him and then of course DC itself. And on it goes …

    We're supposed to believe US officials were "shocked" when Castro turned out to be a communist rather than a corporatist.

    We're supposed to be surprised that the 600-plus assassination attempts "failed."

    We're supposed to be indignant that Castro's reign – not far away from one of the epicenters of world power in Washington DC – lasted well over half-a-century.

    The shadowy globalists that occupy the topmost rung of our world surely wanted him in power. He brought the Cold War very close to the American people and provided an ongoing irritation combined with a boogeyman persona.

    It was impossible to ignore the provocation of the USSR while Castro lived in Havana and regularly deepened his relationships with the communist world.

    Castro served one more purpose as well. As he aged while the Cold War suspiciously diminished and then suddenly ended, his image was gradually reshaped.

    Instead of a brutal dictator, he was made out to be a man who wanted the best for his people and had simply decided on a misguided methodology.

    In other words, his "heart was in the right place." Thus, Castro was of use one last time to justify the practice of authoritarian politics. We can see this in the wake of his death (whenever he really died …).

    But, really, how different was Castro from Clinton, or even Trump? Most of the things Castro stood for, so do Clinton and Trump.

    He was pro-military, pro-police, pro-public schools, pro-government borders, pro-regulations, pro-taxes, pro-licenses, pro-minimum wage, pro-immigration control, pro-flag waving, pro-singing the national anthem, pro-government, pro-Constitution, pro-government laws, he wanted to make Cuba great again, he was a war hero, and he believed in the State.

    In the end, as we can see, Castro did revert to his corporatist roots. His rule was never about being a "communist." It was simply a way of assuring longevity. He had none of the artificial limits that a democracy might have provided.

    Of course, Resident Barack O'Bomber was not about to slam Castro for his bloodthirsty rule. Here's how he remembered him:

    "History will record and judge the enormous impact of this singular figure on the people and world around him."

    And here's Canadian Prime Murderer, Justin Trudeau's comment:

    "Fidel Castro was a larger than life leader who served his people for almost half a century. A legendary revolutionary and orator, Mr. Castro made significant improvements to the education and healthcare of his island nation. While a controversial figure, both Mr. Castro's supporters and detractors recognized his tremendous dedication and love for the Cuban people who had a deep and lasting affection for "el Comandante".

    Jesuit Pope Francis sent a telegram:

    "Upon receiving the sad news of the death of your dear brother, His Excellency Mister Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz, former president of the State Council and of the Government of the Republic of Cuba, I express my sentiments of sorrow to Your Excellency and other family members of the deceased dignitary, as well as to the people of this beloved nation," the pontiff's telegram reads. (CruxNow).

    That's a lot of praise for a man who installed a repressive Stalinist system in Cuba which killed thousands and is also responsible for the deaths of thousands more who died trying to flee his dictatorship.








    A man who created his own concentration camps (the UMAP) and built over 500 prisons in Cuba to hold his victims where abuse and torture were commonplace.

    A man who lived like a millionaire while the Cuban people had to endure 57 years of shortages as he destroyed the Cuban economy and agriculture.

    A man who is listed by Genocide Watch as leader of a regime guilty of genocide.

    In fact, Castro's body count, per capita, would be the equivalent of a US dictator murdering 2 to 5 million Americans.

    I have visited Cuba numerous times and heard all the stories of heartbreak.

    Socialism/communism has been perfected in Cuba where everyone except the government elites makes a "fair share" of $20/month and rationed food.

    Here was an interview I had with one of the few anarcho-capitalists on the island who tells of how bad it is.







    The fact that so many, such as O'Bomber, Trudeau and the Pope are showering praise on his achievements tells you exactly where they would like to see the rest of the world headed… just like Cuba.

    The direct opposite of the fasco-communism in Cuba today is anarcho-capitalism. The belief in free people and free markets. Thankfully it is growing dramatically.

    The world's largest anarcho-capitalist event will be held in Acapulco, Mexico at the end of February.







    Let's hope the death of Fidel is a sign of the death of the entire fasco-communist global cabal of world destroyers. Power to the people. Good riddance to a genocidal stooge.
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    Default Re: Fidel Castro: Rest in Peace [August 13, 1926 – November 25, 2016]

    Castro only brought poverty, misery and oppression to the Cubans.

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    Default Re: Fidel Castro: Rest in Peace [August 13, 1926 – November 25, 2016]

    Quote Posted by Camilo (here)
    Castro only brought poverty, misery and oppression to the Cubans.
    Also the instability and poverty for the people from South American countries whose dictators saw in Fidel Castro a leader and an example.
    Truly sad when you see so many people without access to education, electricity, water, basic food and freedom of speech.

    "Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely" (
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    All things are poison and nothing is without poison; only the dose makes that a thing is no poison.
    (Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim)

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    Default Re: Fidel Castro: Rest in Peace [August 13, 1926 – November 25, 2016]

    First U.S.-Havana Commercial Flight in 55 Years Departs Miami



    Published on 28 Nov 2016

    The first regularly scheduled commercial flight between the U.S. and Havana in more than half
    a century arrived Monday morning at Cuba’s Jose Marti International Airport, just three days
    after the death of Fidel Castro.

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    There were several articles on BBC Newsnight yesterday...
    https://www.youtube.com/user/BBCNewsnight/videos

    'Like Moses coming down from the mountain': Interviewing a young Fidel Castro -
    BBC Newsnight



    Published on 29 Nov 2016
    In 1958 journalist Erik Durschmied went to the Sierra Maestra Mountains and
    conducted one of the first interviews with Fidel Castro before the revolution. Here
    he talks about his memories with Castro himself.Newsnight is the BBC's flagship
    news and current affairs TV programme - with analysis, debate, exclusives, and
    robust interviews.
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    Default Re: Fidel Castro: Rest in Peace [August 13, 1926 – November 25, 2016]

    RIP+ Revolution in Paradise!

    PS: Doesn't the Bible say something like : cualquiera que el tejado tenga de vidrio. . . :

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    Default Re: Fidel Castro: Rest in Peace [August 13, 1926 – November 25, 2016]

    Most of the reports try to be black and white , good or bad when we know most
    events are various shades of grey.....


    The moment the BBC’s Fidel Castro propaganda came crashing down live on air

    By David on 29 November 2016 GMT



    Published on 26 Nov 2016

    Dr Denise Baden, an Associate Professor within the Southampton Business School
    at the University of Southampton UK, holds her own against the establishment, &
    insipidly monochrome "Fidel bad, West good" paradigm the BBC wants to portray.
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    Default Re: Fidel Castro: Rest in Peace [August 13, 1926 – November 25, 2016]

    http://www.cnsnews.com/commentary/ha...-cuba-backward

    Castro Made Cuba Backward

    By Hans Bader | November 29, 2016 | 11:43 AM EST


    The longtime dictator of Cuba, Fidel Castro, died Friday at the age of 90. Earlier, we debunked pro-Castro myths that some left-leaning politicians have peddled about Castro — including President Obama. Some of Castro’s killings and acts of oppression are described at this link.

    Castro made life much more primitive for the average Cuban. He took a country that was once a beacon of hope and prosperity in Latin America and impoverished it. People who claim Cuba was backward by international standards when Castro seized power in 1959 are either ignorant of history or trying to excuse Castro’s role in making it as backward as it is today.

    Today, Cuba lags other Latin American countries that were once poorer than it – such as Mexico, Brazil, and Colombia – in per capita income and mobility, according to both the World Almanac and the CIA World Factbook.

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