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Election Victory, Use it or Lose it, Push for one clear change this Lame Duck Congress

8:54 pm in Uncategorized by RichardKanePA


There was amazing change. Suddenly far fewer thinks pot and gay marriage will destroy us. Dramatic shift in the Orthodox Jewish vote toward Democrats. Cuban-Americas according to some polls voted for Obama, or if it was a tie still dramatic change. The only group who call themselves Conservative that won anything to cheer about was the Ron Paul faction of the Tea Party in the House.

Where they agree with Progressive is that they want to end the war, close foreign bases, and end the embargo of Cuba,

Progressives tend to think Cuba and Military Bases can wait, even peace for many is on the back burner, while preparing to debate Social Security and the debt. Some young folk might not even realize that there is a blockade of Cuba, and that Americans once were very mad that their government would tell them where they couldn’t travel.

If instead of quickly signing an on-line petition and moving on to other matters, I would suggest that it be the priority. Even if a Lame Duck Congressional vote to end the blockade or a US base in Europe fails, it would be a good start to next years debates on Congressional cutbacks. It is best to work on, where there is more agreement, then wait to fight over domestic issues.

Miami Cubans booted out two pro-embargo Republicans, and some polls said voted for Obama, maybe the exit polls where Obama won checked off a box on a piece of paper while where he supposedly lost involved publicly speaking into a microphone.

I would suggest giving $10 to every elderly Cuban-American who told a friend (and give the friend’s name), that she avoided the exit poll taker because she didn’t want to publicly offend her pro-embargo relative, or who she thought were still pro-embargo neighbors.

The Council for a Liveable World won every hotly contested Senate races but two. However, Shelley Barkley of Nevada sometimes seemed to me to be a bigger hawk then her opponent,

And Richard Carmona of Arizona lost to the top opponent of the Cuban embargo in the US Senate. Carmona had the support of local Latins, but I say again peace won even when the peace activist and Black Latin coalition lost.

The Islam haters lost big. That porn movie, baiting Islam, convinced Americans that Islamophobes are troublemakers rather than prophets warning about national security, but the US political climate could change again if we don’t seize the moment.


But we better watch out, al Qaeda is sitting around waiting for the West to collapse or helping it do it, such as placing explosive-laden people on airplanes that could have even been a dud so as not to risk a resuming the draft, a far cheaper way to fight, and they will be hopping mad if it looks like the dollar is not going to collapse after all. In their eyes those who borrow like crazy like the West does must suffer destruction for it. Let’s prove al Qaeda wrong by straightening up in a hurry.

Anyway Cuba can be counted on to make positive changes if a Congressional vote to end the embargo looms this Lame Duck secession. People in Afghanistan could care less about making US peace-activists look good.

If we wait until our soldiers have to wonder if their next paycheck will be on time, to leave Afghanistan, it could be confusion and chaos.

If we can end the embargo on Cuba and close one military base this lame duck session, it will give me hope that the West may not collapse after all.

Britain is still around, two centuries after the US revolution, the US, with the proper compromises might be around in another 200 years as well.

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Embargo on Cuba end it today November 13 2012

1:57 am in Uncategorized by RichardKanePA

Pass on the good news.
Tremendous election excitement is in the air, exit polls differ whether Obama won the Florada Cuba vote. Perhaps elderly Cubans won’t admit to a camera that they voted for Obama, only on a check mark on a peace of paper, put in an exit poll box, meanwhile two pro-embargo Republicans were booted out of office by Cuban-Americans.

Ron Paul Peace Libertarians did well in the elections,

The progressive peace group, Coalition for a Liveable world won many victories,  Bob Kerrey and Dean Heller were expected to be a symbolic races, money should have been poured into what wasn’t expected to be winning races and Richard Carmona lost to someone who actually voted against Afghan surge spending and worked hard against the embargo of Cuba. Both Ron-Paul-peacenicks and flower-power-peacenicks oppose the embargo of Cuba and oversees war spending. They could all get together this November 13 and announce no more embargo on Cuba and if necessary filibuster at the earliest moment,

There is a problem ahead. What would happen if the week that government workers were wondering if they would get the next paycheck, the libertarians and peacenicks said no funding for war this week, in order for a weekly or monthly debt extension increase to pass? Al Qaeda would suddenly feel extremely empowered, maybe almost as much as when the Soviet Union collapsed and start trying to seize US equipment in Afghanistan. Normally the Taliban would declare war on al Qaeda for not letting the US leave, but it the currency collapse going on is great enough, the Taliban wouldn’t be furious at al Qaeda for only wanting peace after total western currency collapse.

Every November 13 Cuba introduces a resolution to the UN to end the US blockade. Every year the US votes “NO” to an almost unanimous resolution,

If the boycott ends today the stock market will sore and the US be in at least slightly better financial shape.

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