Jument: serpent_sky: Seriously - why are we SUCH assholes to Cuba? A little diplomacy would go along way, perhaps even to addressing some of the freedom and human rights issues in the country.Because the US is too far down the rabbit hole to stop. If the US were to suddenly say "you know what? this is just stupid" and end all sanctions, that would mean that the US would be admitting to being stupid and wrong for decades. Also, communism is still the devil. There may be other reasons but I think is at least a part of it.
theotherles: So how's the Gay life in Cuba?Seriously? Didn't Che shoot a bunch of queers?
serpent_sky: Seriously - why are we SUCH assholes to Cuba? A little diplomacy would go along way, perhaps even to addressing some of the freedom and human rights issues in the country.
give me doughnuts: Angry Drunk Bureaucrat: PC LOAD LETTER: Jesus freaking Christ, get over it, America. China is far worse than Cuba when it comes to freedom, human rights, etc. And they are "most favored". Get over it. Open up the relationship, let's move on with our lives and stop living in the damn Cold War.B-B-B-BUT! South Florida politics!Fark the assholes in Miami.Remove the embargo.
give me doughnuts: knowsomething: How does this not warrant the ironic tag?Because there isn't any irony.
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