Skip to comments.A historic day for freedom in Cuba!
Posted on 05/20/2005 1:57:00 PM PDT by FormerACLUmember
Cuban dissidents meeting in Havana listen to a pre-recorded message from president Bush. "No tyrant can stand firm forever against the strength of freedom," said the president in Spanish. "Because the hope for freedom is in each of our hearts. So today, we are certain that Cuba soon will be free."
One of the Cuban dissidents gathering for an Assembly to Promote Civil Society in Cuba proudly displays his tattoos with the Statue of Liberty and the Twin Towers.More than 200 dissidents are currently meeting in the house of one of Cuba's best known dissidents.
Their first free vote in 46 years.
Dissidents applauding a speaker.
Others who haven't been able to get in shout their support from outside
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WOW!! Great post!
Isn't this dangerous for these people?
Viva Cuba Libre!
Will Fidel Castro drop dead already?
Heck, he might even try to free the enslaved peoples of Massachusetts, Chicago, and Berkeley next!
BUSH: "So today, we are certain that Cuba soon will be free."
Hmmmm, I wonder if Bush knows something about Castro's health that nobody else does? It would seem another thug is bound to step up and take control as soon as Castro dies.
Is this for real?
I've always heard it will be his brother, Raul.
Don't forget Venezuela.
Very real my friend, very real.
i pray to be liberated here in chicago. lemme know when the troops are coming.
Likely not. I believe Communism will be dead in Cuba before Castro assumes room temperature. Castro's brother has already been offered a place to live in Spain after his death, and it has been highly recommended that he accept that offer.
It may not be the liberty that we would hope for immediately, but Cuba will be free soon after Castro dies.
His brother, Raul, who (IIRC) is really running the show behind the scenes and is a bigger thug than Fidel. I don't think Raul's as big a windbag as Fidel, so he may not be quite as charming to the Hollyweird crowd.
You beat me by couple minutes. I was expecting "Castro dead. Choked on his own speech".
The Fidel lovers in hollyweird and Washington ain't gonna like it one bit...not one damn bit.
Great photos. The only worry I have is how long after the folks go home will the roundups by Fidel begin?
I understand Sean Penn, Barbra Steisand, and Susan Sarandan have all been medicated for screaming hissy fits.
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