Cuban Dissidents Still Behind Bars Despite U.S. Deal

Castro regime has not released some political prisoners, recently detained others

Daniel Wiser The Washington Free Beacon 1/5/2014

The status of 53 political prisoners in Cuba remains in limbo despite an agreement with the United States to release them, according to reports.

President Barack Obama announced last month that he was easing travel and commercial […]

Senate Foreign Relations Chairman kept in the dark on Cuba negotiations

Megan R. Wilson The Hill 1/4/2015

Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), the outgoing head of the Senate’s foreign relations committee, on Sunday blasted the Obama administration’s decision to normalize relations with Cuba and said it would be “difficult” to confirm an ambassador…

…Menendez says he knew nothing about the talks, which reportedly took place for a […]

Rubio: Obama's New Cuba Policy 'Puts a Price on Every American Abroad'

Susan Jones CNS News 12/17/2014

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) says he’s glad that American “hostage” Alan Gross has been released from a Cuban prison after five years, but he opposes the process by which his release was secured — “because it puts a price on every American abroad.”

“Governments now know that if they can […]

Irony alert: Sign language interpreter at Mandela memorial a ‘fake’; hand gestures meant nothing

Vince Coglianese The Daily Caller 12/11/2013

The sign language interpreter who stood alongside world leaders at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service and translated their words for deaf viewers was nothing but a big phony.

According to the Associated Press, the man — who was seen standing in close proximity to leaders like President Obama — has […]

GOP Rep. Backs Kerry Into a Corner Over Obama Shaking the ‘Bloody Hand of a Ruthless Dictator Like Raul Castro’

Jason Howerton The Blaze 12/10/2013

…Secretary of State John Kerry was backed into a corner during a congressional hearing on Tuesday by Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.), who blasted the president for shaking the “bloody hand” of someone like Castro.

“Mr. Secretary, sometimes a handshake is just a handshake, but when the […]

Mandela Crashes Obama Johannesburg Appearance

Everyone wants to bask in Obama’s sunshine, even the deceased.

Opiate of the People The People’s Cube 12/10/2013

 

 

 

 

An international incident was touched off yesterday in Johannesburg, South Africa when a good-will appearance by President Obama was interrupted by an impromptu funeral.

Mr. Obama was generously posing for souvenir pictures […]