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(Yahoo)   Fidel Castro channels President Ford; face-plants in front of TV cameras. (With pic)   ( divider line
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2004-10-21 07:28:24 AM  
Castro, one of the greatest leaders of the 20th century.
2004-10-21 07:28:48 AM  
coming soon to an 'owned photoshop' near you.
2004-10-21 07:29:30 AM  
Cuba was one broken neck from being a better place to live.
2004-10-21 07:30:35 AM  
C.I.A. Planted bump in the floor!

Either that or they replaced one of his shoes with one that was slightly taller than the other.
2004-10-21 07:31:39 AM  
The photographer will promptly be imprisoned and tortured.
/but, but, Cuba has such wonderful healthcare
2004-10-21 07:32:00 AM  
I think Castro is actually a zombie. Seriously.
2004-10-21 07:33:43 AM  
Damn, he survived....

and to follow up on what obladi6703 said:
yup...greath healthcare as long as you don't have AIDS, then you're sent to an internment camp to die.
2004-10-21 07:34:43 AM  
Any time now and Cuba will be back as an Island paradise. Although it will be a tough up hill for them to ever become a wealthy nation.
2004-10-21 07:37:28 AM  
He is still alive? Perhaps someday he'll die... and the people of Cuba can actually choose their own leader. Oh, and his political opponents can be released from jail. And the property confiscated from citizens returned. And the Cuban people actually be free.
2004-10-21 07:38:16 AM  
I hate Castro.
He is evil.
We hate him because he is a communist.
Communism differs from American idealogy,therfore it is evil.
America is #1.I know this for a fact.
The little baby jesus told me.
2004-10-21 07:38:33 AM  
[image from too old to be available]

"Cuba is a worker's paradise. No one ever leaves. Fidel is as healthy as the Cuban economy. Now go away."
2004-10-21 07:43:01 AM  
"Even if they put me in a cast, I can continue in my work."

But the queues at the hospital! They'll have to put him on cast row.

/week,veal etc
2004-10-21 07:43:06 AM  
Ouch. That gotta hurt.
2004-10-21 07:44:09 AM  
2004-10-21 07:44:14 AM  
If he could have only impailed himself on a tripod or something, bye bye mr. socialist utopia dude.
2004-10-21 07:46:49 AM  
It would have sucked if he died, then there would be no place for the hollywood elite to go to be pampered, then come back and preach to us about social equality while smoking a $400 cigar castro gave them for free in thier 1000 sqr ft livingroom.
2004-10-21 07:49:00 AM  
Maybe I could go to a college campus, and have socialists/hippies/lefties/Professors sign a "get-well" card for castro when really I am registering them in the republican party. I'll even throw in free hemp underwear for whoever signs up.
2004-10-21 07:50:11 AM  
craigdamage - I used to think that too but I can't help but wonder why so many Cubans take such risks to come here if there isn't really something wrong with Castro besides a merely idiological stance.
2004-10-21 07:51:14 AM  
/awaiting obligatory Simpsons-assasinate-castro-screencap
2004-10-21 07:51:16 AM  
2004-10-21 07:38:16 AM craigdamage

I hate Castro.
He is evil.
We hate him because he is a communist.

Nope. I hate he because he's an dictator. Repression is repression either on the left or the right. Anyone who has their government lock up librarians, AIDS sufferers, and reporters shouldn't be in power. In the US or Cuba.
2004-10-21 07:52:23 AM  
I liked this picture in their slideshow:

[image from too old to be available]
Caption: "Britain's Prince Harry is restrained butt-humped by his bodyguard after he clashed with a photographer outside an exclusive London west end nightclub"
2004-10-21 07:54:08 AM  
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2004-10-21 07:54:58 AM  
CHIBA, I grew up in the second largest cuban population in the U.S. most of my friends are cuban, trust me, it is easy for every marxist/socialist wannabe in this country to question the hatred, mostly because they don't hear the stories. I HAVE heard the stories and seen the pictures of the killed family members that never made it out.
People leave thier countries to come to america, or die trying, most people would not die for thier spouse or child thats because this is a great country and only the people born here dont realize it.
2004-10-21 07:57:51 AM  
When Castro dies Cuba will revert to its true owners - the Mafia.
2004-10-21 07:59:42 AM  
Meanwhile somewhere in the Pentagon...

"Sir, Our latest Castro assasination plot has failed again."

"Damnit, I knew project 'banana peel' was a bad idea. Damned wiley Cuban..."
2004-10-21 08:02:50 AM  
Could somebody explain the Gerald Ford reference please?
2004-10-21 08:06:37 AM  
Hi, as a whiny liberal I'm here to extol the great things Fidel Castro has done.

1. Invented the Castro Convertible.
2. Ditto Castroil.
3. San Francisco's most famous district? Castro!
4. Selflessly gave up baseball career for low-paying civil service job; Houston Castros named after him in honor.
5. Actually voices the Jetson's dog Castro
2004-10-21 08:10:26 AM  
SUEDE...sadly enough, that is SOOOOOO true
2004-10-21 08:11:27 AM  
Q. Stelanus

Ford had a history of tripping and falling during his term as Oval Office seat warmer.
2004-10-21 08:12:12 AM  
Thanks H. Fark.

That clears it up.

I wonder though, if the Dubya administration is so hot to eliminate a despot, why didn't he go after Castro. It would have been a lot cheaper.
2004-10-21 08:12:41 AM  
in other news, Gerald Ford was shot today, at the senseless age of 83...
2004-10-21 08:13:57 AM  
Castro, one of the greatest leaders of the 20th century.

are you retarded or something? i'm impressed you can identify letters and such on a keyboard.
2004-10-21 08:14:03 AM  
Wow, if I had broken my knee on a concrete staircase I would be rolling around on the ground crying like a little girl.
2004-10-21 08:17:57 AM  
I blame Bush
2004-10-21 08:18:39 AM  
"Nevertheless, he maintains a busy schedule that frequently includes all-night meetings with aides and visitors.

I bet those "meetings" are massive sex-romps with nubile Cuban hotties. The broken knee/hip will slow down this nuclear hot sex fiend.

Go Castro Go.
2004-10-21 08:24:42 AM  
will everyone relax already? when I take over the world... castro will be one of the first to go.

yeah, you can tell him i said that too! bring it on!
2004-10-21 08:29:46 AM  
The only reason Lefties love Cuba is because there are no McDonalds or WalMarts...yet BWAHAHAHAHAHA
2004-10-21 08:33:56 AM  
That was not Fidel Castro. He died in 1981, and was replaced by a lookalike CIA plant named Alexis Papagos. Read more.
Remember Elian Gonzales? His mother knew the truth about "Castro", and was going to expose it. The man who took Elian home was not his real father.
2004-10-21 08:34:18 AM  
Anyone see the video? Farkin' hilarious..
2004-10-21 08:37:25 AM  
Yes he is an evil asshat but I still wouldn't mind visiting before he dies. After that it will be tourist central.
2004-10-21 08:38:43 AM  
There are a bunch of posts I want to respond to on this one..

Flipper the Dolphin (referring to your Boobies, not the Iraqi foreign minister guy): The death of castro isnt going to magically make cuba a better place. In fact it'll probably get kinda nasty for a while.

CraigDamage: I consider myself pretty liberal but that was like... wow. Thats the level of role-reversal stereotyping that Ann Coulter does. When its to that extreme it dosnt come off as funny so much as.. creepy.

Hieronymous Fark: Of your many many many posts in this thread im gonna go with the one that you ended with the thing about people being born here not realizing how awesome it is. Personally I think most of Europe prefers to live there than here, as well as the many canadian farkers. Granted the quality of living here is better than say Cuba. And the quote that "most people wouldnt die for their spouse or their child"... yeah just re-read that a few times and ask yourself if you beleive it.

Heap: One of my favorite SNL sketchs of all time. "Ok, now lets do it in case we are invaded by zimbabwe".

Supichoo: I realize that sarcasm can be hard to detect via text but umm.. not only is he a brutal dictator but the story is about him falling on his ass. re-think things.
2004-10-21 08:40:24 AM  
Wow, you really are the uncoveror!
2004-10-21 08:41:36 AM  

The photographer will promptly be imprisoned and tortured.
/but, but, Cuba has such wonderful healthcare

For some reason I read that as "but, but, Canada has such wonderful healthcare"

Canada tortures people?

Seriously, why is this news? "NewsFlash! Old man falls over! Doesn't die!"
2004-10-21 08:41:55 AM  
The measure of a country can be made by examining the direction of travel of those sneaking across the border -- are they sneaking in, or are they sneaking out?
2004-10-21 08:42:50 AM  
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2004-10-21 08:51:04 AM  
Wonder what Castro's doctors will say now - they already have said he is so healthy that he might live to 140.....
2004-10-21 08:56:15 AM  
Question: Anyone know what is going to happen in Cuba when Castro dies? Who takes over? Will they remain communist?
2004-10-21 08:59:32 AM  
... ok did the fark filter just take me referring to the first time sombody posted in this thread (hint, it rhymes with thirst roast) and replace it with "boobies"?

Now it says "referring to your Boobies, not the Iraqi foreign minister guy"..

2004-10-21 08:59:48 AM  
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2004-10-21 08:59:49 AM  
Relax, everyone, his beard broke his fall; some plantain chips were injured when they flew out his fcail hair, however.
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