Saturday, November 26, 2016

Castro is dead: Viva la Francois Hollande

Various world leaders have come out with some pretty absurd statements in reaction to the recent passing of Fidel Castro. Justin Trudeau takes the cake for twilight zone absurdity. Obviously no one wants to speak ill of the dead and trash someone after they have died. That would be disrespectful to the grieving family. Yet it becomes a concern for world peace when we rewrite history and misrepresent Communism to be good when we have clearly seen that it is not.

I understand that Justin Trudeau's father was friends with Fidel and that Justin met Fidel when he came to his fathers funeral. I respect that. However, I have serious concerns about the Marxist Leninist atheist state Fidel created after seizing power as a dictator following the revolution. All dictatorships are bad whether they be left or right. I agree the Batista government was no better than Castro. The CIA and the United States should not have endorsed such a corrupt government. That indeed paved the way for the tide to change in the wrong kind of revolution which created a Communist state instead of a free republic.

Conservative leadership hopeful Lisa Raitt stated No @JustinTrudeau, Castro was not a 'remarkable leader', he murdered and imprisoned thousands of men, women and children. She's right. Putin made reference to the free and independent Cuba created by Castro. That is absolutely absurd. Cuba is anything but free and independent.

Francois Hollande, the socialist president of France was the voice of reason in the debate. Reuters is reporting that "Fidel Castro was a towering figure of the 20th century. He incarnated the Cuban revolution, in both its hopes and subsequent disillusionments," Hollande said in a statement. "France, which condemned human rights abuses in Cuba, had equally challenged the U.S. embargo on Cuba, and France was glad to see the two countries re-establish dialogue and open ties between themselves," added the Socialist party leader.

Cuba is not a free republic. They have political prisoners. Yet enforcing a trade embargo with Cuba while promoting trade with Communist China is absurd. China has far worse human rights violations than Cuba. Ignoring that is socially irresponsible.

La Niña is a Netflix series about FARC in Columbia. It is even better than Narcos because it is made in Columbia not by Hollywood. The story is heartfelt and real providing profound insight into that conflict. Farc is a Communist revolutionary group that has enslaved Columbia for years.

Update: Reuters is reporting that "Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will not attend the funeral of Fidel Castro, his office said on Monday, days after Trudeau's warm comments about the late Cuban leader sparked a backlash."

That's kind of unfortunate. I don;t want to be a part of a lynch mob. I recognize that Castro was a friend of his father and that he attended his father's funeral. I don't have a problem with Justin respectfully attending Castro's funeral. I'm just concerned with blanket endorsements of revolutionary Communism. Like I said, Cuba's human rights record was not as bad as China's.


  1. I would NOT be vivaing Hollande (unless you mean "viva puff" ...).

    To show what him and his ilk are truly like, he and his socialists recently banned the World Down Syndrome Day video ( from being aired in France; because showing children with Down Syndrome smiling is "offensive".

    The reality is 99% of infants diagnosed with Down Syndrome in France are murdered (the media in Canada calls it "abortion" and those with twisted personal agendas try to justify it as some type of "choice") and the state worries that if these women see what they have really done, they will, in essence, turn against the secular state.

    There is a petition here, if anyone is interested:

    And another here:

    1. Interesting. The links claim that France’s Courts the Conseil d'Etat banned the video which is indeed bizarre. When you say 99% of infants diagnosed with Down Syndrome in France are murdered, are you saying abortions on unborn babies or executions of children born with down syndrome?

    2. There are tests done while the baby is still in the mother's womb.

      Of the baby's who are identified to have Down Syndrome (an extra 21st Chromosome) 96% of those are murdered in what should be the safest place in the universe for a baby - their own mother's womb.

      Outside of France in the "Western" world the rate is 90%.

      Here is more info on the testing:

    3. I see. You're referring to abortions on unborn babies diagnosed with Down syndrome. That is indeed concerning. I thought you were talking about children with Down syndrome being round up and executed.

      I realize abortion is a controversial issue. I agree abortion is murder. Ultrasounds show a beating heart at six weeks after conception. Abortion stops a beating heart. The French courts banning a video showing children with Down syndrome smiling is bizarre. That is pure censorship.

      Francois Hollande supports abortion, I do not. However, I realize there are other issues on the table as well. I also realize that many right wing political criminals like Jeb Bush pimp the abortion issue to gain public support for fraud and corruption.

      Nicolas Sarkozy was a dirty dog. I was shocked when France went to the opposite extreme and elected a socialist instead. They went from one extreme to the other.

      However, my point in quoting Francois Hollande in this post was to illustrate that even a Socialist was concerned with Cuba's human rights abuses and so should we all.

      Yet turning a blind eye to Communist China's human rights abuses which are far worse than Cuba is bizarre. It is a huge concern for world peace when Capitalists turn a blind eye to China's human rights violations. Those capitalists aren't capitalists, they are corporate communists. They do not support a free market and a free republic, they support a communist state where human rights no longer exist.

  2. So....back to Castro and Cuba...

    From elsewhere on the 'net:

    "Fidel Castro kicked the bucket over the weekend. Rather than tell you what we think, we’ll tell you what others think:

    Justin Trudeau, Princeling of Canada (whose father used to mumble because his mouth was so full of Castro):

    "It is with deep sorrow that I learned today of the death of Cuba’s longest serving President.

    to-serve-man-cookbookFidel Castro was a larger than life leader who served his people for almost half a century. A legendary revolutionary and orator, Mr. Castro made significant improvements to the education and healthcare of his island nation.

    While a controversial figure, both Mr. Castro’s supporters and detractors recognized his tremendous dedication and love for the Cuban people who had a deep and lasting affection for “el Comandante”.

    I know my father was very proud to call him a friend and I had the opportunity to meet Fidel when my father passed away. It was also a real honour to meet his three sons and his brother President Raúl Castro during my recent visit to Cuba.

    On behalf of all Canadians, Sophie and I offer our deepest condolences to the family, friends and many, many supporters of Mr. Castro. We join the people of Cuba today in mourning the loss of this remarkable leader."

    Hmmm. All Canadians, eh? Served his people, eh?


    And the winner of the Castro Rumpswab Contest is… no contest. Justin Trudeau. C’mon, is this the best the country that produced Wayne Freakin’ Gretzky can do?

    Not everybody was gushing with love for the syphilitic old Commie. Politicians as diverse as President-elect Trump and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) issued statements critical of the hero of badly educated professors everywhere, and those American politicians of Cuban descent were especially scathing.

    And Castro’s brother in superannuated dictatorship? Nothing but crickets from Robert Mugabe."


    He' not sorry he said it, he sorry he got lambasted for being clueless.....

    1. Yes but not attending his funeral at all is the other extreme. Castro was nowhere near as bad as China. Pissing on Cuba but kissing China's ass is just plain bizarre.


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