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Chuck Hagelís Trust in Fidel Castro
Frontpage Magazine ^ | 2/4/13 | Humberto Fontova

Posted on 02/03/2013 11:29:22 PM PST by Nachum

“Elian is now where he belongs.” (Senator Chuck Hagel after Elian Gonzalez was shanghaied at U.S. gunpoint from his American family at Fidel Castro’s command and without a warrant.)

“To me,” wrote Hagel in a New York Times Op-Ed just after the armed raid on the Gonzalez family’s Miami home, “this case has always been fundamentally about a father-son relationship. … the point of the raid — to reunite Elián with his father when those housing him had repeatedly refused to hand him over….The boy is where he belongs.”

Why did this Republican Senator accept the word of a Stalinist dictator whose lifelong dream was to nuke Hagel’s homeland over that of the most loyal Republicans in modern U.S. history: (Americans of Cuban heritage)?

Some background:

During the dawn of April 22, 2000 on the orders of Janet Reno– acting on the orders of her Commander-in-Chief Bill Clinton, acting under the threat of blackmail by Stalinist dictator Fidel Castro—armed INS agents maced, kicked, and gun-butted their way into Lazaro Gonzalez’s Miami home, wrenched a bawling 6-year-old child from his American family at (genuine) assault weapon-point and bundled him off to Castro’s Stalinist fiefdom, leaving 102 people injured, some seriously.

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TOPICS: Cuba; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: castro; chuck; hagels; trust
Poor kid. His mom died to bring him to freedom.
1 posted on 02/03/2013 11:29:26 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Hagel’s an immoral scumbag. The correct decision in the Elian case is obvious to anyone who loves liberty.

I’ll never forget the kid or the images. Tyranny, sheer brutal tyranny.


2 posted on 02/04/2013 2:42:13 AM PST by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: 1010RD

>> Hagel’s an immoral scumbag.

>> I’ll never forget the kid or the images. Tyranny, sheer brutal tyranny.

Yeah, that stunt was a piece of cunning shit.


3 posted on 02/04/2013 3:02:56 AM PST by Gene Eric (The Palin Doctrine.)
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To: Nachum

I'm sure he got 'special attention'. He's now a propaganda tool.

4 posted on 02/04/2013 3:11:55 AM PST by Islander7 (There is no septic system so vile, so filthy, the left won't drink from to further their agenda)
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To: Nachum

This seals it for me. It’s becoming clearer and clearer why Obama chose this screwball.


5 posted on 02/04/2013 3:14:22 AM PST by Yardstick
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To: Gene Eric

Not to mention the relentless media hate directed at her, particularly by liberal women.


6 posted on 02/04/2013 3:48:42 AM PST by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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Bill Clinton will burn in Hell for what he did to that child.

People forget that Elian's father called Lazaro Gonzalez to tell him that Elian and his mother were on the way to Florida.

7 posted on 02/04/2013 7:56:00 AM PST by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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I can remember that there were some FReepers who wanted Elian returned to Cuba to be with his father.

The one solution that never got discussed was to let Elian's father come live in Florida. Of course that would not have served Castro's interests. When Elian's father was in the US, the Cuban minders were always around--he was never given a chance to speak freely and was never offered to option of staying in the US.

Elian would have been legally entitled to stay in the US if Clinton had not changed the asylum rules--before Clinton any Cuban was entitled to asylum, but he changed it so that you had to you had to reach dry land, and Elian was rescued at sea.

8 posted on 02/04/2013 8:50:14 AM PST by Verginius Rufus
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