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Fidel Castro Finally Appears in Public
Townhall.com ^ | January 11, 2013 | Humberto Fontova

Posted on 01/11/2014 9:40:52 AM PST by Kaslin

87 year old Fidel Castro appeared in public this week for the first time in six months and the mainstream media can hardly contain themselves. This appearance coincides with the 55 anniversary of Castro’s “revolution.”

To read the media you’d think some effete and benevolent European monarch (from, say, Monaco or Liechtenstein) had made a brief cameo. Across the board the media refers to Fidel Castro as the “President” who “led” Cuba for almost fifty years. No hint of anything else happening in Cuba during that period.

You’d never guess Castro killed more Cubans in the process of “liberating” them than the Nazis killed French civilians in the process of conquering and enslaving them, that he brought the world closest to Nuclear war of any “leader” on earth and that he sunk a nation with a standard of living higher than half of Europe’s and swamped with immigrants into a pesthole that repels Haitians.

From this base Fidel Castro created an island slum, sewer and prison ravaged by diseases unknown in Cuba since 1900, boasting the highest suicide rate in the hemisphere and repelling even Haitians. This after stealing $2 billion from U.S. businessmen, $25 billion from Cubans and being lavished with the equivalent of ten Marshall plans by the Soviets, and economic feat defies not only the laws of economics but seemingly the very laws of physics.

And, as mentioned, there’s the toll in lives. According to the Cuba Archive Project, the Castro regime – with firing squads, forced-labor camps, torture and drownings at sea – has caused an estimated 102,000 Cuban deaths. According to the Harper Collins Atlas of the Second World War, Nazi repression caused 172,260 French civilian deaths during the occupation. France was nation of 42 million in 1940. Cuba was a nation of 6.5 million in 1960. So my calculator reveals that “President” Castro caused an enormously higher percentage of deaths among the people he “liberated” than Hitler caused among the French he set upon with his SS and Gestapo.

Sadly, none of this features in Godfather II, so its’ mostly unknown. Sadly none of it featured in any of the news items commemorating the 55th anniversary of the Cuban “Revolution.” (catastrophe.)

But enough cold statistics. Among those tens of thousands of murdered Cubans was a 20-year-old boy named Tony Chao Flores who in 1962 took his place at La Cabana’s execution stake. But he hobbled to it on crutches. He'd taken 17 bullets from their Czech machine guns when the Castroites captured him. On the way to the execution stake at the old Spanish fort turned to a prison and execution ground by Che Guevara, Tony was forced to hobble down some cobblestone stairs. Tony tumbled down the long row of steps and finally lay on the cobblestones at the bottom, writhing and grimacing. One of Tony's bullet-riddled legs had been amputated at the hospital, the other was gangrened and covered in pus. The Castroite guards cackled as they moved in to gag Tony with their tape.

Tony watched them approach while balling his good hand into a fist. Then as the first Commie reached him “BASH!!” Tony punched him right across his eyes.

"I'll never understand how Tony survived that beating," says eyewitness former political prisoner Hiram Gonzalez who watched from his window in la Cabana prison. The crippled Tony was almost killed in the kicking, punching, gun-bashing melee but finally his Soviet-trained captors stood off, panting and rubbing their scrapes and bruises. They'd managed to tape the battered boy’s mouth, but Tony pushed the guards away before they bound his hands. Their commander nodded, motioning for them to back off.

Now Tony started crawling towards the splintered and blood-spattered execution stake about 50 yards away, pushing and dragging himself with his hands as his stump of a leg left a trail of blood on the grass. As he neared the stake he'd stop and start pounding himself in the chest. His executioners seemed perplexed. The crippled boy was trying to say something. But his message was muzzled by the gag Dan Rather’s idol (“Fidel is Cuba’s Elvis!”) made obligatory for his thousands of execution victims.

Tony's blazing eyes and grimace said enough. But no one could understand the boy's mumblings. Tony kept pushing himself, shutting his eyes tightly from the agony of the effort. His executioners shuffled nervously, raised their rifles, lowered them. They looked towards their commander who shrugged. Finally Tony reached up to his face and ripped off the tape Diane Sawyer’s cuddle-bunny required for his condemned.

The 20 year-old freedom-fighter's voice boomed out. "Shoot me RIGHT HERE!" roared Tony at his gaping executioners. His voice thundered and his head bobbed with the effort. "Right in the CHEST!" Tony yelled. "Like a MAN!" Tony stopped and ripped open his shirt, pounding his chest and grimacing as his gallant executioners gaped and shuffled. "Right HERE!" he pounded.

On his last day alive, Tony had received a letter in jail from his mother. "My dear son," she counseled. "How often I'd warned you not to get involved in these things. But I knew my pleas were vain. You always demanded your freedom, Tony, even as a little boy. So I knew you'd never stand for communism. Well, Castro and Che finally caught you. Son, I love you with all my heart. My life is now shattered and will never be the same, but the only thing left now, Tony . . . is to die like a man."

"FUEGO! “ Che Guevara’s lackey yelled the command and the bullets shattered Tony's crippled body, just as he'd reached the stake, lifted him and stared resolutely at his murderers. But Che's firing squads usually murdered a hero who was standing. The legless Tony presented an awkward target. So some of the volley went wild and missed the youngster. Time for the coup de grâce.

Normally it's one .45 slug that shatters the skull. Eyewitnesses say Tony required . . . POW!-POW! . . . POW! — three. Seems the executioner's hands were shaking pretty badly. But they finally managed. Castro and Che Guevara had another notch in their guns. Another enemy dispatched — bound and gagged as usual.

Compare Tony's death to the arch-swine, arch-weasel and arch-coward Che Guevara's. "Don't shoot!" whimpered the arch-assassin to his captors. "I'm Che! I'm worth more to you alive than dead!"

Then ask yourselves: whose face belongs on T-shirts worn by youth who fancy themselves, rebellious, freedom-loving and brave?

Then fume and gag at the malignant stupidity of popular culture in our demented age.


TOPICS: Cuba; Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: castro; communism; fidelcastro

1 posted on 01/11/2014 9:40:52 AM PST by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

Ain’t he sweet hate talking man.

The media might as well put a Burqua on and show us the way.


2 posted on 01/11/2014 9:42:32 AM PST by lavaroise (A well regulated gun being necessary to the state, the rights of the militia shall not be infringed)
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To: Kaslin

Dang.


3 posted on 01/11/2014 9:46:06 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: Kaslin; SunkenCiv

Castro took over Cuba during the week I was born. That alone gives me reason not to celebrate the anniversary of the Cuban Revolution; they have run the island for my whole life outside the womb.


4 posted on 01/11/2014 9:53:29 AM PST by Berosus (I wish I had as much faith in God as liberals have in government.)
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To: Kaslin

IIRC there was a photo of a Che poster hanging on the wall in one of Obama’s campaign offices, the first time around. Birds of a feather ...


5 posted on 01/11/2014 9:55:11 AM PST by Dartman (CDN PM Stephen Harper may not be perfect, but we don't have to be ashamed or embarassed of him.)
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To: Kaslin

Isn’t that sweet! The same week the Communists took over NYC!


6 posted on 01/11/2014 9:57:55 AM PST by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: Dartman

You do recall correctly, I’ve seen it too.


7 posted on 01/11/2014 10:02:10 AM PST by Bulwyf
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To: Kaslin

I’ll bet this just tickles the white crackers down at the DNC to death. They love him.


8 posted on 01/11/2014 10:02:27 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Where are Holder's "po folks" getting the I.D.s to sign up for ObamaCare?)
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To: Kaslin
Both Obama and Chrissy have tingles down their legs today.
9 posted on 01/11/2014 10:11:57 AM PST by vetvetdoug
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To: FlingWingFlyer

I agree with you 100% and more


10 posted on 01/11/2014 10:11:59 AM PST by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: Bulwyf; Dartman
You do recall correctly, I’ve seen it too.

Obama Che Guevara Flag ‘Scandal’

11 posted on 01/11/2014 10:12:14 AM PST by Maceman (Just say "NO" to tyranny.)
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To: Kaslin

http://therealcuba.com/


12 posted on 01/11/2014 10:21:38 AM PST by Blood of Tyrants (The War on Drugs has been used as an excuse to steal your rights. Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Dartman


13 posted on 01/11/2014 10:22:36 AM PST by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: Kaslin
Maybe, maybe, one day a Cuban citizen will apply Rule .308 to Fidel. The world would be a better place.

5.56mm

14 posted on 01/11/2014 10:23:49 AM PST by M Kehoe
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To: Kaslin

I’m putting him on my death pool 2014 list. That guy can’t go on much longer.


15 posted on 01/11/2014 11:00:37 AM PST by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; me = independent conservative)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Fidel MURDERER Castro


16 posted on 01/11/2014 11:46:47 AM PST by mason-dixon (As Mason said to Dixon, you have to draw the line somewhere.)
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To: Kaslin

Tony Chao Flores . In January 1959, his smiling face appeared on the cover of the Cuban magazine Bohemia

Castro and Che were in their mid-thirties when they murdered Tony. According to the authoritative Black Book of Communism their firing squads riddled another 14,000 bound and gagged freedom-fighters. Many (perhaps most) of their murder victims were boys in their early twenties and late-teens. Some were even younger. Carlos Machado and his twin brother Ramon were fifteen when they spat in the face of their communist executioners and died singing their national anthem as lustily as they cursed Che Guevara's Internationale. Their dad collapsed from same volley alongside them. Compare Carlos and Tony's death to Guevara's capture: "Don't shoot!" whimpered the arch-assassin to his captors. "I'm Che! I'm worth more to you alive than dead!" Then ask yourselves: who's face belongs on T-shirts worn by youth who fancy themselves, rebellious, freedom-loving and brave?

17 posted on 01/11/2014 11:49:38 AM PST by Snowyman
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To: Snowyman
Carlos Machado and his twin brother Ramon were fifteen when they spat in the face of their communist executioners and died singing their national anthem as lustily as they cursed Che Guevara's Internationale. Their dad collapsed from same volley alongside them. Compare Carlos and Tony's death to Guevara's capture: "Don't shoot!" whimpered the arch-assassin to his captors. "I'm Che! I'm worth more to you alive than dead!" Then ask yourselves: who's face belongs on T-shirts worn by youth who fancy themselves, rebellious, freedom-loving and brave?

Thanks for posting this.

Half of my family lived behind the iron curtain.

My dad was always appalled at Americans' ignorance of communism.

18 posted on 01/11/2014 11:52:47 AM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas

I’m still appalled at American’s ignorance of communism. They used to teach it in schools - not any more. The result: For 8 years, (past 2 elections cycles) the dumb Americans voted for someone sympathetic to communist regimes and practices. So much so, that said elected official longs to follow in the footsteps of the likes of Castro, Lenin, Mao, etc. Dumb Americans indeed!


19 posted on 01/11/2014 2:23:12 PM PST by Catsrus (A)
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To: Catsrus

They have dumbed down society to the point where they think “Brave New World” sounds like a good idea.


20 posted on 01/11/2014 2:25:07 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: sneakers

Bttt


21 posted on 01/11/2014 4:58:27 PM PST by sneakers ( Quinn: "Liberty is the solution to the human condition.")
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To: Kaslin; Maceman
Thanks for the pics/link. I knew I still had a few functioning memory cells :)
22 posted on 01/11/2014 5:34:24 PM PST by Dartman (CDN PM Stephen Harper may not be perfect, but we don't have to be ashamed or embarassed of him.)
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