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The New York Times Offers Propaganda Charter Cruise to Cuba

Humberto Fontova, “Cuba’s new relationship with the United States has opened ways of exploring its complex history and culture… cruise from culturally diverse Santiago de Cuba to Havana aboard the 64-passenger sailing yacht Le Ponant.  Return from this 11-day adventure with a new appreciation of Cuba.” Well? What could be more historically fitting than the

Raul Castro Finally Slams President Trump

Humberto Fontova, This week Raul Castro (co-founder of a regime that jailed  political prisoners at a higher rate than Stalin’s and murdered them at a higher rate than pre-war Hitler’s) denounced President Trump’s proposed Mexican wall in tear-jerking terms:  “The wall that is intended to be build on the northern border of Mexico is an expression

Kellogg’s to Shutter Dozens of Distribution Centers #DumpKelloggs

Jerome Hudson, Kellogg’s is shutting down 39 distribution centers across the country, the embattled cereal giant announced this week. “While this is the right move for the company to achieve our long-term objectives, it was a difficult decision because of its impact on employees,” company spokesperson Kris Charles said, according to CNYCentral. The Michigan-based company did

Obama announces end to ‘wet foot, dry foot’ policy for Cuban refugees

President Barack Obama announced Thursday that he was ending a longstanding immigration policy that allowed any Cuban who made it to U.S. soil to stay and become a legal resident. In a statement, Obama said the so-called “wet foot, dry foot” policy was “designed for a different era” of U.S.-Cuba relations.  Under the new policy,

Jackie Gingrich Cushman: Wow, What a Change in Direction

Jackie Gingrich Cushman, Reality has set in, Hillary Clinton is (mostly) out of the news and President-Elect Donald Trump has been named Time Magazine’s man of the year. Ignore the snarky line labeling him ” the President-elect of the divided States of America.” What a difference a month and an election make! Stocks are up,

What Do Fidel Castro, Black Lives Matter, and George Soros Have to Do with Breakfast?

Jerome Hudson, Breitbart  If you’re not a regular reader of Breitbart News, you may be a little confused by our #DumpKelloggs campaign and the stories about Kellogg’s that may have hit your news feed recently. You may ask yourself, what does a processed foods company have in common with billionaire political operative George Soros, Black Lives Matter,

From Mao to Castro: Tyrants Die, But Bad Ideas Live On

Helen Raleigh, My dad told me that after Mao passed away on September 9th, 1976, the entirety of China fell into a forced month-long mourning period. Thousands of make-shift memorial services were set up throughout the country. Government agencies, factories and stores all closed their doors so people could pay their respects to their “great

The Demise of a Despot

Ed Feulner,  “We know that this moment fills Cubans … with powerful emotions, recalling the countless ways in which Fidel Castro altered the course of individual lives, families, and of the Cuban nation.” This sentence from President Obama’s unforgivably vacuous statement on the death of Castro really struck me. “Powerful emotions,” Mr. President? Yes, it’s

The Bigotry of Liberal America

Erick Erickson, Hillary Clinton did win the popular vote on Election Day. But that is not how presidential elections work in the United States. The founders were worried about direct democracy and the ability of candidates to ignore small states if direct democracy was used. The Electoral College serves a very important purpose. It prohibits

Responses to Castro’s Death Reveal Wide Chasm Between Obama, Trump

Jackie Gingrich Cushman,  This past week, Fidel Castro, Cuban dictator, died. The responses from President-elect Donald Trump and the Obama White House underscored how different the two men are, and provided a window into how the next four (or possibly eight) years will differ from the past eight. President Obama’s statement was without emotion, worded