Skip to comments.A Warning from South of the Border to Grip our Wallets
Posted on 06/21/2014 12:56:45 PM PDT by Kaslin
Most news from our southern border means another raid on our wallets. How many millions (billions) will this one cost us? we wonder about processing (one way or the other) the latest invasion by hapless Latino children. You cant help but feel for the children, but instinctively know the real beneficiaries of all the processing will be the corrupt, fat- cat politicians whose own policies stifle economic growth down there, hence preventing any competition to their crony capitalism.
But no problemo! Because they can always rid themselves of the resulting underclass at our expense.
Given recent history and current U.S. policy from The Dream Act to immigration reform to Foreign Aid, we often view the welfare of Latinos as directly proportional to our tax burden. There now comes a warning from south of the border that the most corrupt, rich and swinish of Latino fat-cats are preparing another raid on our wallets, in cahoots as usual, with our own elites. Interestingly this warning comes from a Latino who himself lives south of our border, a very principled and courageous man.
If the U.S. allows financing towards Cuba, it will be the U.S. taxpayers who would sustain the Castro regime, writes Cuban dissident and three-time Amnesty-International prisoner of conscience Rene Gomez Manzanoin a recent samizdat smuggled from his Communistoccupied homeland. Since it has run out of doors to knock on (for credit), the Castro regime is now focused on the United State. Lifting the embargo would be a mistake without Cuba first respecting its people's fundamental human rights
The big push to end whats left of the so-called Cuba embargo is cranking into top gear, amigos. Hillary Clinton is banging the drums during her book tour claiming the embargo is Castros best friend because it gives him a foil. (never mind that the Cuban people themselves actually want it tightened!) From CNN to the New York Times, from the AP to Reuters, from NBC to ABC (all with Castro-bestowed Havana bureaus, by the way) all have been running pieces against whats left of the sanctions, and citing bogus polls claiming most Americans (including Cuban-Americans!) also oppose them.
Worse still, news come from the Uruguayan press that while attending a summit In Bolivia this week Uruguayan President (and former Castroite terrorist) Jose Mujica passed along an important message from President Obama to Raul Castro: President Obama is seeking a meeting with Raul Castro," reads the piece. Allegedly the message was that the US government was prepared to reach an agreement with Cuba, for among other things lifting the trade embargo. Castro showed great interest in the proposal.
We BET! President Obama has already delighted Castro by loopholing the Cuba sanctions almost to death. In executive order after executive order, President Obama abolished President Bushs travel and remittance restrictions to Castros terror-sponsoring fiefdom and opened the pipeline to a point where the cash-flow from the U.S. to Cuba today via remittances and travel expenses is estimated at $4 billion a year. Almost half a million people visited Cuba from the U.S. last year. Yet while a proud Soviet satrapy Cuba received $3-5 billion annually from the Soviets. In brief, almost every year since Obama took office more cash has been flowing from the U.S. to Cuba than used to flow there from the Soviets at the height of their Cuba-sponsorship. And more people from the U.S. have been visiting than visited during the year featured in The Godfather II. Result?
The Cuban people are suffering a ten year record of repression at the hands of the fat and happy KGB-trained security forces. The current wave of repression slightly tops the 2013 record wave of repression that coincided with the record tourism revenues that year.)
In brief: record tourism = record repression. In brief: Every shred of observable evidence proves that travel to Cuba and business with its Stalinist mafia enriches and entrenches these KGB-trained and heavily-armed owners of Cubas tourism industry. Theyre the only outfit in Cuba with guns and they remain the most highly motivated guardians of Cubas Stalinist and Terror-Sponsoring status-quo.
Please note: there is no doing business with Cuba. There is only doing business with the KGB and GRU trained Stalinist fat-cats who occupy Cuba. Castros Stalinist fiefdom allows no genuine private sector, as exists in China. The Cuban constitution outlaws all private property.
So, amigos, when you hear the reflexive: But we do business with China! Why not Cuba?! The comparison isnt even an apples to oranges. Its grapes to pumpkins.
As often mentioned here whats left of the so-called Cuba embargo protects the U.S. taxpayer against the predatory machinations of the worlds top deadbeat, the Castro-regime who has stiffed every single creditor and who Standard and Poors refuses to even rate, regarding the figures released by its communist apparatchiks as utterly bogus. For over a decade the so-called U.S. embargo has mostly stipulated that Castros Stalinist regime pay cash up front through a thirdparty bank for all U.S. agricultural products; no Export-Import Bank (U.S. taxpayer) financing of such sales.
Among the propagandizers against these safeguards for the U.S. tax-payer (the so-called embargo) and the financiers of this propaganda we find: (David Rockefellers) The Council on Foreign Relations, (George Soros) Open Society Foundation, The U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The United Nations. The Organization of American States, The Carlyle Group, Archer-Daniels-Midland, Cargill, The Brookings Institute, The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. The Arca Foundation, The Ford Foundation, The New York Times, Hollywood, ABC, CBS, NBC, NPR, CNN. All of the above variously lobby (or finance the lobbying) of the U.S. executive branch to circumvent the legislative branch and lift the sanctions against Castro's Cuba by executive fiat. (i.e. to further install an Imperial Presidency.)
Unfortunately for all of the above the sanctions against Castro (so beneficial to the U.S. taxpayer) were codified into law with the Helms-Burton act of 1996. So if anything symbolizes grass roots U.S. constitutionalism vs Fat-Cat lobbying and Imperial Presidency its the survival of the so-called Cuba embargo. Not that youd guess know any of this from consulting the mainstream media.
About sums it all up.
The exodus in the 80’s all over again...
Funny how no one (in D.C.) remembers that mess...
They remember alright. They are trying to repeat it.
The free “obamaphones” given away to low-income recipients by a government-financed program, are serviced by the Trac-fone corporation, with proceeds accruing to Carlos Slim of Mexico (identified as the richest man in the world).
How much more will it take before you get angry?
The “kids” are just a tool. I can’t wait til one of them admits their mom was paid by the WH administration to send them on a bus to within a few blocks from the border then told to get out and walk across to where there were handlers waiting for them...
press coverage? (cue crickets)
Almost half a million people visited Cuba from the U.S. last year.
otherwise known as the Jay-Z-goes-to-Cuba tourist law.
More than just watching our wallets, how much of the billions thrown at this crisis will find its way back into obama’s wallet? Isn’t he at least a billionaire by now and how much more does he need?
Who’s not angry?
And how do you suggest it be “properly” expressed?
You sure as hell don’t express it by returning Lindsey Graham to the senate.
We should put a 10% tariff on cash remittances to Latin America to defray cost of feeding and housing their unescorted children.
We should put a 10% tariff on cash remittances to Latin America to defray cost of feeding and housing their unescorted children
“You cant help but feel for the children”
Kick their butts back across the border and let Mexico deal with it!!!
19 Jun, 2014 by Dave Hodges
Its about to get worse. . . Entire villages are emptying out and coming from Central America through Mexico to the United States. Theyll be hitting in the next couple weeks. What you are seeing right now is the tip of the iceberg.
The Daily Caller reports, a leaked estimate by a top official in the Department of Homeland Security says the 12-month inflow will reach 90,000 by October, and then grow by another 142,000 in the next 12 months before October 2015. Thats over 230,000, nearly a quarter million that the Democrats hope to dump on US taxpayers. Soon, this number will have grown by millions.
The train that departs from Nicaragua and heads north to the United States. The train illegally brings an estimated 500,000 people per year to the United States.
The Marxist/Muslim is responsible for this...his Cloward-Piven scheme all going as planned.
The Black Avenger used to say, “What do you plan to give me in exchange for the America you are taking away?”. I don’t hear that anymore.