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Che Guevara: Assassin, Coward, Imbecile
Canada Free Press ^ | 10/9/09 | Humberto Fontova

Posted on 10/08/2009 8:54:15 PM PDT by slickeroo

Che Guevara: Assassin, Coward, Imbecile

Humberto Fontova Thursday, October 8, 2009

“SENTENCE first – VERDICT afterwards,” said the Queen. “Nonsense!” said Alice loudly. “Off with her head!” the Queen shouted at the top of her voice. – Alice In Wonderland

They say Lewis Carroll was a serious dope fiend, his mind totally scrambled on opium, when he concocted “Alice in Wonderland.” A place where the sentence comes first and the verdict afterward? Where people who protest the madness are sentenced to death themselves? What lunacy!

If only Carroll had lived a bit longer. If only he’d visited Cuba in 1959 when every paper from the New York Times to the London Observer – when every pundit from Walter Lippman to Ed Murrow, every author from Jean Paul Sartre to Norman Mailer, every TV host from Jack Paar to Ed Sullivan were touting the judicial outrages, mass larceny and firing-squad orgies instituted by Fidel Castro and Che Guevara as the most glorious events since VJ day.

“To send men to the firing squad, judicial proof is unnecessary,” Carroll would have heard from the chief executioner, named Ernesto “Che” Guevara. “These procedures are an archaic bourgeois detail. This is a revolution! And a revolutionary must become a cold killing machine motivated by pure hate. We must create the pedagogy of the paredon (The Wall)!”

For the first year of Castro’s glorious revolution Che Guevara was his main executioner—a combination Beria and Himmler, with a major exception: Che’s slaughter of (bound and gagged) Cubans (Che was himself an Argentine) exceeded Heinrich Himmler’s prewar slaughter of Germans—to scale, that is.

(Excerpt) Read more at canadafreepress.com ...


TOPICS: Cuba; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
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Tell it to Hollywood...and Good LUCK!
1 posted on 10/08/2009 8:54:15 PM PDT by slickeroo
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To: slickeroo

That was our media just 14 years after WW2 ended, celebrating tyranny.


2 posted on 10/08/2009 9:02:41 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: slickeroo

I’m sick of using the word coward to describe bullies. They aren’t cowards. Surely, they hastle the weak and avoid the strong, but who wouldn’t? What, you have to lose all prudence to be courageous?

No, bullies aren’t cowards. It takes a certain amount of courage to murder people and/or enter combat, even when you’re on the bad side.


3 posted on 10/08/2009 9:02:59 PM PDT by Tublecane
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To: slickeroo

and Legend. You forgot “Legend.”


4 posted on 10/08/2009 9:03:11 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (Isn't the Golden Mean the secret to something," I parried? "Yes," Blue replied. "Mediocrity.")
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To: slickeroo; All

5 posted on 10/08/2009 9:04:26 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: slickeroo

The real reason the Soviets may have pulled the missiles out o Cuba may have not been due to JFK’s blockade. It has been reported that Che Guevara wanted to take control of the missiles to launch a strike at the United States. Kruschev considered this extreme madness (hey, I’m not supporting Nikita here, he knew that the USSR would be devastated), and agreed with JFK to remove the missiles. While the Soviets were using the missiles in Cuba for “leverage”, that threshold was a line they hesitated to cross (although later in the eighties they were considering to cross that threshold until Colonel Kuklinski leaked the Warsaw Pact warplan to the CIA).


6 posted on 10/08/2009 9:16:43 PM PDT by Fred Hayek (From this point forward the Democratic Party will be referred to as the Communist Party)
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To: slickeroo
From MSNBC Hardball with Chris Matthews (transcript)
March. 21, 2006:

KRISTINN, FREEREPUBLIC.COM: We have kids that wear Che Guevara shirts here in the United States.

MATTHEWS: Yes, but they're kind of cute at this point, aren't they? They're not about somebody out to get us now. I think there's a difference. I mean, that's kind of camp almost, isn't it?...is Che Guevara the symbol of hate in the United States anymore?

KRISTINN: Yes.

MATTHEWS: I don't think so. I mean, a lot of our kids wear them. I see kids wearing them all the time, even my kids wear them. It's like a Robert Marley T-shirt at this point.
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/11943459/

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Che flag sends 'disturbing' message about Obama
Candidate attracts 'people who think mass murderers are romantic revolutionaries'

February 13, 2008
© 2008 WorldNetDaily

The Fox TV affiliate in Houston has captured images of a volunteer in a campaign office for Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama working in front of a flag featuring the image of Che Guevara, the South American revolutionary who became Fidel Castro's executioner after the communist takeover in Cuba.

And while the Obama campaign has issued a statement placing a modest distance between the campaign and its "volunteers," the issue of such an image on display in an office operating on behalf of a man hoping to be commander in chief of the world's last remaining superpower is raising alarms.

Even Obama supporters have been forced into corners because of the issue, with one likening the Texas state Republican Party to Guevara, to whom have been attributed hundreds of executions of anti-Castro leaders.

Under the heading "Barack Guevara," Investor's Business Daily raised some of the more pointed questions, to which the campaign responded only with a statement: "The office featured in this video is funded by volunteers of the Barack Obama Campaign and is not an official headquarters for his campaign. ..."

http://www.worldnetdaily.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=56293

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"This is a guy who lives in my neighborhood, who's a professor of English..."


note the red communist star on his shirt

YouTube Video:
The O'Reilly Factor confronts Bill Ayers:
October 24, 2008:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dP3uvK9gTIY

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http://www.che-lives.com/home/modules.php?name=coppermine&file=thumbnails&album=1

7 posted on 10/08/2009 9:21:04 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: musicman

Yes, but he was so cute, hehehe.


8 posted on 10/08/2009 9:22:06 PM PDT by Ciexyz
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To: Fred Hayek
Russian nuclear bombers in Cuba?
July 23, 2008

The media has been abuzz today at the prospect of Russian nuclear bombers being stationed in Cuba if the US goes ahead with plans for missile defense bases in Eastern Europe.

The story has riled the US enough that a US general has been wheeled out to tell the world’s press that any Russian attempt to build another nuclear base in Cuba would cross US “red line”.

The story broke earlier this week, when Russian newspaper Izvestia quoted an un-named source from within the Russian military. He told the Russian daily:

“While they are deploying the missile shield in Poland and the Czech Republic, our strategic bombers will already be landing in Cuba.”

The quote hasn’t been independently confirmed, but the Russian Defense Ministry added fuel to the fire when they refused to comment on the story.

The prospect of Russian nuclear forces being stationed in Cuba - which is, after all, only 90 miles from the US coast - would bring back some rather unpleasant memories for the US of the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962, where the Soviet Union under Nikita Kruschev launched an audacious and foolhardy bid to station nuclear missiles on the Caribbean island.

http://www.siberianlight.net/2008/07/23/russian-nuclear-bombers-cuba/
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Russia to help Cuba modernize weaponry, train military
September 18, 2009

HAVANA, September 18 (RIA Novosti) - Modernization of the Soviet-made military equipment and training of Cuban military personnel will be the focus of Russian-Cuban military cooperation in the near future, the chief of the Russian General Staff said on Friday. Gen. Nikolai Makarov arrived on a working visit to Cuba on Monday, met with Cuban President Raul Castro and the country's military leadership, and visited a number of military installations.

"During the Soviet era we delivered a large number of military equipment to Cuba, and after all these years most of this weaponry has become obsolete and needs repairs," Makarov said.

"We inspected the condition of this equipment, and outlined the measures to be taken to maintain the defense capability of this country...I think a lot of work needs to be done in this respect, and I hope we will be able to accomplish this task," the general said.

Makarov said the Cuban request for assistance with training of military personnel will also be fully satisfied.

Although the Cuban leadership has repeatedly said it has no intention of resuming military cooperation with Russia after the surprise closure of the Russian electronic listening post in Lourdes in 2001, bilateral military ties seem to have been improving following the visit of Russian Security Council chief Nikolai Patrushev and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Sechin to Cuba in July last year.

A group of Russian warships, led by the Admiral Chabanenko destroyer visited Cuba in December last year during a Caribbean tour.

http://en.rian.ru/mlitary_news/20090918/156170428.html

9 posted on 10/08/2009 9:28:07 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: slickeroo
Che Guevara: Assassin, Coward, Imbecile

I'd bet good money that Guevara had several sexually transmitted diseases at the time of his long overdue execution.

10 posted on 10/08/2009 9:36:10 PM PDT by snarks_when_bored
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To: ETL

Che lives in Venezuela.


11 posted on 10/08/2009 9:37:19 PM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: slickeroo
They say Lewis Carroll was a serious dope fiend, his mind totally scrambled on opium, when he concocted “Alice in Wonderland.”

Yeah, man, like that's how he held on to the Christ Church Mathematical Lectureship at Oxford for 26 years. By all that heavy drug use that, like, totally scrambled his, you know, brain.

12 posted on 10/08/2009 9:40:54 PM PDT by TChad
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To: slickeroo
FTA: "Che Guevara was monumentally vain and epically stupid. He was shallow, boorish, cruel and cowardly. He was full of himself, a consummate fraud and an intellectual vacuum. He was intoxicated with a few vapid slogans, spoke in clichés and was a glutton for publicity."

Fontova described Obama perfectly.
13 posted on 10/08/2009 9:46:56 PM PDT by KamperKen
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To: Tublecane
bullies aren’t cowards. It takes a certain amount of courage to murder people...

Well, Che may have had "courage" in some respects. However, it did not take courage for him to point a pistol at the heads of shackled men and pull the trigger.

Also, he attempted to bargain for his life when he had been captured by the Bolivians.

Courageous? Not so much.

14 posted on 10/08/2009 9:47:04 PM PDT by outofstyle (There's a rake at the gates of Hell tonight)
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To: outofstyle

“Also, he attempted to bargain for his life when he had been captured by the Bolivians.”

Okay, I wouldn’t call it courageous, but it’s also not cowardly. There is ground between heroism and cowardice, lest we forget. We don’t expect our soldiers to go around with an Alamo mindset, for instance.


15 posted on 10/08/2009 9:50:09 PM PDT by Tublecane
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To: Fred Hayek
The real reason the Soviets may have pulled the missiles out of Cuba may have not been due to JFK’s blockade. It has been reported that Che Guevara wanted to take control of the missiles to launch a strike at the United States.

The Soviets pulled theie missiles out of Cuba when Kennedy agreed to pull our missiles out of Turkey. Our media didn't report this. It preferred to depict Kennedy as having stared down the Russians and making them blink. Not hardly.

16 posted on 10/08/2009 9:54:06 PM PDT by blake6900 (YOUR AD HERE)
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To: TChad

AMEN. Somebody doesn’t know squat about Lewis Carroll....


17 posted on 10/08/2009 10:29:53 PM PDT by JoeDetweiler
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To: GeronL

“That was our media just 14 years after WW2 ended, celebrating tyranny.”

And the SRM hasn’t stopped since. Heck, just look at how they whoreship and celebrate zero...


18 posted on 10/08/2009 10:39:14 PM PDT by piytar (Zero pimping propaganda on all SRM channels at once: Big Brother in 2009! NRA Lifetime Member)
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To: JoeDetweiler
AMEN. Somebody doesn’t know squat about Lewis Carroll....

Maybe there is something to the article, but after that opening I don't trust a word.

19 posted on 10/08/2009 10:54:42 PM PDT by TChad
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To: snarks_when_bored

Thanks, that story really warmed the cockles of my cold dead heart!

It’s just a shame he wasn’t made to suffer much more beforehand. Care to guess where I would have put his pipe?


20 posted on 10/08/2009 11:18:32 PM PDT by snuffy smiff (the most pathetic thing about libs is not that they lie, but that they lie unto themselves....)
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To: piytar

Yup. Its been full bore.

I wish a few of the wealthier conservatives and corporations would get together and buy out at least one of the big media conglomerates. NBC, ABC? Something.


21 posted on 10/08/2009 11:30:14 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: snuffy smiff
I'll allow that to remain your private fantasy, ss! (heh)

I never fail to be amazed at the things evil people will believe and do. It's likely that Guevara would have been willing to kill everybody on the planet—except himself and a few fellow travelers—in order to prove to himself that his Marxist ideology was correct and everybody who disagreed with him was wrong. And I'm reminded of Bill Ayers, Obama's pal, who once said that it would be necessary to slaughter 25 million Americans in order to bring the ideal New World Order of the Weathermen into existence. The fact that he could even contemplate such an idea shows that he's certifiable. And yet now he's a tenured professor at an American university. Truly astonishing and frightening.

22 posted on 10/08/2009 11:45:25 PM PDT by snarks_when_bored
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To: Tublecane

you miss the piont of the piece — he said that Guevara never faced anyone in battle and that his victims were all tied up for him. Surely that’s not courageous?


23 posted on 10/08/2009 11:54:19 PM PDT by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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To: TChad

you should read it anyway — it’s one of the best things I’ve ever read on the Castro /Communist takeover.


24 posted on 10/08/2009 11:56:45 PM PDT by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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To: slickeroo
"They say Lewis Carroll was a serious dope fiend, his mind totally scrambled on opium, when he concocted “Alice in Wonderland.” A place where the sentence comes first and the verdict afterward? Where people who protest the madness are sentenced to death themselves? What lunacy! "

Ah, the author's feeble attempt to understand the mind of a mathematician...

25 posted on 10/09/2009 2:18:43 AM PDT by TopQuark
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To: blake6900

The Jupiter IRBM’s were being considered for phasing out as early as 1961. These missiles were intended as stopgaps until more reliable missile technology was available. The PGM-19 was a liquid fueled missile, using liquid oxygen as the oxidizer. This has operational problems such as a 1 hour reaction time, and also above ground (non-hardened) launch facilities at fixed locations. So when these were decommissioned in 1963, they were already obsolete. At the same time, the Minuteman ICBM’s were already coming on line (solid fuel, 1 minute order to launch reaction), and also the Polaris SLBM’s. One SSBN effectively replaced the squadron of Jupiters in Turkey. So in 1963, decommissioning the Jupiters were effectively a convenient throwaway, since they were an obsolete weapon system at the time. Consider even the A-2 version of the Polaris. Reaction time would have been variable - receipt of order to arrival at launch depth, however, where is the sub? This caused the Soviets to divert military resources to ASW. Retiring the Jupiters was no loss. The Atlas and the Titan I ICBM’s, also using liquid oxygen, were phased out soon after due to technological obsolescence.
With the long reaction time (1 hour), and the 30 minute flight time of incoming missiles, the missiles using LOX would have been destroyed before launch.


26 posted on 10/09/2009 6:44:37 AM PDT by Fred Hayek (From this point forward the Democratic Party will be referred to as the Communist Party)
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To: TopQuark

“The widespread use of opium during the Victorian period may have influenced or been reflected in Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland.”

http://www.victorianweb.org/authors/carroll/aiwl5.html


27 posted on 10/09/2009 8:02:00 AM PDT by slickeroo
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To: Fred Hayek
So in 1963, decommissioning the Jupiters were effectively a convenient throwaway, since they were an obsolete weapon system at the time.

Be that as it may, the media still didn't report the fact that Kennedy agreed to move them. Which, as I recall, is what I said. In the context of the media doing its' job it's irrelevant whether Kennedy and his advisors thought they were putting one over on Nikita Kruschev by agreeing to remove obsolete missiles. The Russians knew they were obsolete but Kennedy's agreement gave them a face-saving opportunity. And the media failed to report that at the time. Instead it portrayed the outcome of the Cuban Missile Crisis as more one-sided than it really was.

28 posted on 10/09/2009 10:34:40 PM PDT by blake6900 (YOUR AD HERE)
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To: blake6900

What Newspapers were you reading at the time? I lived in the Washington, DC area, and both Washington papers reported on the removal of the Jupiter missiles, and discussed them in the contex of quid pro quo for the Soviets removing their missiles from Cuba. Moreover, at least one of the articles in one of the papers made the point that the Jupiters were obsolete technology which were due to be retired anyway.

Vietvet


29 posted on 10/09/2009 10:58:13 PM PDT by VietVet (I am old enough to know who I am and what I believe, and I 'm not inclined to apologize for any of)
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To: AdmSmith; Berosus; bigheadfred; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Fred Nerks; ...

Don’t forget the best part — he’s a *dead* assassin, coward, and imbecile.


30 posted on 10/15/2009 4:12:18 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/__Since Jan 3, 2004__Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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