Communist murderer Fidel Castro dead, MSNBS in mourning

Castro is dead, too bad an evil monster like him was ever born. Thousands of Cubans are celebrating, as they should, and people who grasp how evil Marxism is, join their celebration. The leftist media of course, and by the leftist media I mean MSNBS, is doing  their best to sugarcoat Castro’s evil.

Fidel Castro, the cigar-chomping Cuban revolutionary leader and dictator who defied U.S. efforts to topple him for five decades, has died

Ah, yes, he “defied” the United States, yes, he was brutal to his people, but that is OK, because he defied America

The bearded communist took power in a 1959 revolution and ruled Cuba for 49 years with a mix of charisma and iron will, creating a one-party state and becoming a central figure in the Cold War.

So, he was a man with charisma, and an iron will. Yes, lots of innocent people were imprisoned, and died under his evil government, but let us focus on his “charisma”

To millions of his supporters, he was an icon of social justice who aimed to turn Cuba into a model of universal education and free health care for every citizen. But he was reviled by countless others, who saw him as an unrepentant tyrant, concerned principally with his iron grip on power.

Ah yes, social justice! Free health care, and universal education! No matter how awful that health care actually is, no matter that free education is worthless when people are not free to say or read what they wish. No matter that Cubans, today average an income of $20 a MONTH! What matters to social justice warriors is equality folks. And an equality of destitution, slavery to the state, and poverty is fine with them.

Of course, MSNBS did manage, barely, to point out Castro was not totally perfect

Castro tolerated little dissent, jailed opponents, seized private businesses and monopolized the media.

Talk about soft selling Castro’s barbarity! Good Freaking Grief. Babalu Blog offers up a more realistic view of Castro. I guess MSNBS was too busty weeping to tell Castro’s real story. A story that continues today. A story not of hope, but of democide A story the Left insists on not telling. Like they do not tell the real story of Che Guevara, a close buddy of Castro, The story of Castro must be told. He was evil, as all Marxists are. Castro is a perfect example of what Marxist fanatics, left to their own devices, are capable of. No amount of whitewashing can change that. This report from CNN from a few years ago offers some final perspective

Older Cubans still recount with great pain their memories of Castro’s infamous “paredons,” or firing squads, to which he summarily subjected thousands of his enemies at the beginning of his revolution. As Amnesty International’s reports document, the terror, torture and repression that Cubans continue to experience under Castro’s brutal regime seem boundless. Activists against the regime are held for days in detention centers subject to “interrogations, intimidation, and threats. Beatings during detention have also been reported.”

Dr. Bernie Fernandez, a renowned Cuban-American doctor in Miami and CEO of the Cleveland Clinic Florida, recalled that when he was 5 and living in Cuba, his father Bernardo, a doctor, became disillusioned with the Castro regime and sought permission to emigrate. This sole act was considered treason, and he was summarily sent to a forced labor camp indefinitely.
The Cuban police took an inventory of the family’s possessions — thereby taking ownership of them on paper — and Bernie and his mom and sister were forced to survive on their own. Seven years later Bernardo was released. In 1973, when Bernie was 12, Castro’s police conducted another inventory to seize their possessions before letting them leave Cuba.
Bernie Fernandez chokes up remembering how he boarded the plane in a shirt and pants cut out from a sack of potatoes. The family arrived in Spain, penniless. Fernandez eventually made it to Miami, where he struggled to learn English and make something of himself. “Our experience,” he says now, “was mild compared to millions of other Cuban-Americans.”
I guess MSNBS missed all of that while they were eulogizing Castro

 

 

 

If there is so much hatred and bigotry in America…………..

…….why do Liberals have to fake hate crimes, and acts of hatred and discrimination? HMMMMMMMMMMMMM

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) – A University of Louisiana Lafayette student who said she was physically attacked and robbed of her wallet and hijab made up the story, according to the Lafayette Police Department.

Public Information Officer Karl Ratcliff said police are charging the 18-year-old student with filing a false police report.

The young woman filed a police report Wednesday claiming two white males approached her near the campus, in the 100 block of Smith Street, around 11 a.m.

She also claimed one of the males was wearing a “Trump” hat and they both yelled racial obscenities at her, police said.

As police began to investigate the student’s claims they did not locate any witnesses or surveillance video to corroborate her story

Why that little liar! Again, to the Left, truth is not a value, as this once again shows. Moonbattety has a loooonnnggggg list of other Hate Hoaxes you should peruse 

Just another reason the Useless Nations is a joke

The United Nations has a long history of being ineffective and, well left of reality. Consider some of the current member of the UN Human Rights Council. China, Communist China with its forced abortions, and limits on how many children Chinese couples may have, and other human rights violations

An estimated 500,000 people are currently enduring punitive detention without charge or trial, and millions are unable to access the legal system to seek redress for their grievances. Harassment, surveillance, house arrest, and imprisonment of human rights defenders are on the rise, and censorship of the Internet and other media has grown. Repression of minority groups, including Tibetans, Uighurs and Mongolians, and of Falun Gong practitioners and Christians who practice their religion outside state-sanctioned churches continues. While the recent reinstatement of Supreme People’s Court review of death penalty cases may result in lower numbers of executions, China remains the leading executioner in the world.

Cuba another Communist nation

Cuba remains one of Latin America’s most politically repressive countries, according to international watchdog group Human Rights Watch (HRW). The group found that political dissidents who criticize the government routinely face criminal prosecution and that government officials use fear tactics including beatings, public shaming and threats of imprisonment to keep naysayers in check.

Reports of arbitrary arrests increased from 2,100 in 2010 to 3,600 in 2013, according to HRW’s 2013report, which also found that arrest orders are hardly ever presented during arrests and detainees may be held for several hours or even days without outside communication. Political prisoners are commonly denied parole after their minimum sentences are completed, the report found, and Cuba’s prisons are overcrowded and unclean, with prisoners who are often malnourished and suffer from illnesses.

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia’s discriminatory male guardianship system remains intact despite government pledges to abolish it. Under this system, ministerial policies and practices forbid women from obtaining a passport, marrying, traveling, or accessing higher education without the approval of a male guardian, usually a husband, father, brother, or son.

Authorities also fail to prevent some employers from requiring male guardians to approve the hiring of adult female relatives or some hospitals from requiring male guardian approval for certain medical procedures for women. In February, a member of the Senior Council of Scholars,  the highest state body for the interpretation of Islamic law, issued a fatwa stating that women are not allowed to visit a male doctor without their male guardians. They are not allowed to expose parts of the body with the exception of a medical emergency.  All women remain banned from driving in Saudi Arabia.

The entire list of nations is here Many of the members are anything but defenders of human rights. And yes, women are likely not exempt from the degradations and mistreatment. But, some “concerned” UN Sstaff members ae saying enough is enough! They have taken a stand and started an onlone petition to reconsider the UN’s choice of Wonder Woman as Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls. Wait, what? They cannot be serious can they? I mean with so many real issues with the UN to be outraged over, they lose it over Wonder Woman.

An online petition by concerned UN staff members calls for Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon to reconsider the choice on the grounds that the character is culturally insensitive, overtly sexualized — and not real.
Well, at least they understand that Wonder Woman is not real. But really, how is this petition going to help actual women being brutalized?
“Having strong (living, breathing) female role models is a critical aspect of the goal of empowerment of women and girls,” the petition reads, in part. “If the United Nations would like a list of incredible extraordinary women that would formidably carry out this role, we could surely be able to come up with a list from which the Secretary-General could choose.”
Yes role models are great, invaluable, but it seems the real outrgae here is over Wonder Woman image
The petitioners also pointed to Wonder Woman’s questionable garb as making her an unsuitable UN ambassador.
“Although the original creators may have intended Wonder Woman to represent a strong and independent ‘warrior’ woman with a feminist message, the reality is that the character’s current iteration is that of a large breasted, white woman of impossible proportions, scantily clad in a shimmery, thigh-baring body suit with an American flag motif and knee high boots,” the petition notes.
Yes, that is true, Wonder Woman is hot, and yes, men like her, or at least hot women that dressed like her. No wonder the leftist loons at the UN are upset. I mean Wonder Woman is hot (which enrages Feminists), White (RAAAAACIST), American (America is evil to the Left), and wearing knee high boots. Did I mention that rope she carries to tie people up with? She can lasso me anytime. But more to the point here the real outrage seems to stem from Wonder Woman’s race, national origin, and sexiness, rather than how to help oppressed women around the world. And the UN’s long history of elevating the very worst nations to places of authority? Where is the outrage over that?
This is the Left of course, and they are selective in their outrage. Symbolism and phony outrage are more important than meaningful steps that lead to actual solutions. Frankly, if the United Nations cared about women’s rights, they would hold the West, especially America up as great examples. They would work to help other nation embrace Republican forms of government, and Capitalism. They would reject Totalitarian government as unacceptable, and oppressive. But, this is the Useless Nations, we should never expect anything serious to come from such a body dominated by Leftist ideology.

If police are “hunting down young Black men”…………..

Then why was Trenton Trevon Lovell not killed by police? The narrative on cops goes like this. America is racist, American police are racists, and they are hunting young Black men, and shooting them without provocation. Several high-profile cases have been used to push this highly emotional, and highly false narrative. Every case starts the same it seems. A young Black man is shot and killed by police. Immediately the Social Justice Warriors come out in full agitation mode. They loudly proclaim that the young Black man was a “good boy” was “unarmed” and was simply gunned down for being Black. They accuse the police of murder by racism, paint the person shot as an angel, and the media, of course, allows them ample air time to try to convict the officers involved in the court of public opinion.

Facts? Please! Evidence that racism had anything to do with the shooting? The Social Justice Warriors don’t need no stinkin’ evidence because RAAAAAACISM! They will  trot out stats on “disproportionate” police stops, arrests, and shootings of young Black men. Then, slowly, in almost every high-profile case the facts start to seep out. Soon, we, at least those of us that wait until actual evidence starts to emerge, learn that the person shot was not a “good boy” at all. Usually their lengthy criminal record, and often violent past comes to light. Then we learn that they were, in fact not “unarmed”, or were attacking a police officer. Or that they were refusing to show their hands, instead reaching into their waistbands or pockets where a weapon can easily be concealed. Then, the narrative tends to fall apart completely, as we realize that the officer really had no choice. Of course, the Social Justice Warriors continue their propaganda, never acknowledging the facts. They still use Michael Brown as an example of police racism for example. Even though every shred of eyewitness accounts, forensic evidence, and even the Obama Justice Department found that the officer that shot Brown, acted completely properly and was completely justified, the narrative is still pushed.

Another part of the narrative that continues is that police never allow Black suspects to surrender, as they do with suspects of other races. If this is true then why is Trenton Trevon Lovell still alive? Lovell executed an officer in cold blood, yet he was taken alive.

A Los Angeles County sheriff’s sergeant was the victim of “a calculated execution” by a parolee with a long history of arrests who pumped bullets into his body as he lay wounded, Sheriff Jim McDonnell said Thursday.

Sgt. Steven Owen, 53, was shot Sunday as he responded to a report of a burglary in progress at an apartment building in Lancaster.

Owen went behind the building, where the gunman shot him with a stolen gun then stood over his body and fired four more times, McDonnell said at a news conference.

“He then unsuccessfully searched the body for the sergeant’s weapon, with the intent to use it to murder the first responding deputy,” the sheriff said.

The suspect did not stop there

Authorities said he pointed a gun at a deputy who responded and was shot in the shoulder before stealing Owens’ patrol car, backing up and ramming another patrol car with it.

He then ran into a house where two teenagers were cowering before SWAT team members rescued them and forced Lovell to run out the back, McDonnell said.

Lovell was treated for his wound and remained jailed without bail. It was not clear if he has an attorney.

Yet, he was taken alive. Why? I mean Black Lives Matter types will tell us that police ALWAYS murder Black suspects. So why did Lovell survive? I would surmise that police prefer NOT killing a suspect, and in this case they were simply able to achieve that preferred ending. Maybe a better question is this. Why was Lovell out walking around when he had shown himself a danger to the public.

Lovell has been arrested a dozen times, including one on suspicion of selling marijuana when he was a juvenile. He has also served two state prison sentences, McDonnell said.

Lovell was on parole following a 2009 conviction and six-year prison sentence for robbing a USC community safety officer at gunpoint, the Los Angeles Times reported (http://lat.ms/2cVCvaJ ). McDonnell said he had been classified as a “moderate risk.”

Moderate risk? Tell this officers family and fellow officers that. The fact is no one commits armed robbery with a gun should be paroled. No one who has that type of record should be out on the street at all. The fact is that groups like Black Lives Matter should be campaigning to stop light sentences for violent criminals. It is those violent criminals that are killing the vast majority of Black people, yet BLM remains silent on harsher sentencing? Instead they demand more early releases, and rush to defend the honor of thugs like Lovell, Michael Brown, Keith Lamont Scott, Sylville Smith and others. Black Lives Matter? Sure, if the race pimps can exploit them for wealth, and fame.

*VIDEO* Wild Bill Vs Hillary Clinton

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Sally Kohn earns herself a place in the Marxist Moron Hall of Shame

It takes a special kind of stupid, yes, I know stupid is a harsh word, but in this case it applies, to be Sally Kohn, who truly believes that silencing certain opinions is somehow diversity!

At a University of Missouri free speech symposium, CNN commentator Sally Kohn said conservatives fighting for free speech on college campuses are afraid of multiculturalism.

Kohn added that because conservatives can no longer criticize multiculturalism while remaining socially acceptable, they have taken on the campus speech fight because it is a way to “attack diverse principles.”

When Kirsten Powers countered Kohn with reason, and facts, Kohn went full blown propagandist

Powers countered by citing examples of liberal bias on college campuses, such as the uproar that is often encountered by both liberal and conservative students who diverge from the liberal orthodoxy, and specifically mentioned Christina Hoff Sommers, an American Enterprise Institute scholar whosespeech at Oberlin College was disrupted by numerous protesters, some of whom set up a makeshift “safe space.”

Powers also cited the case of a feminist professor at the University of California-Santa Barbara attacking a pro-life demonstrator because she felt threatened by the display, as well as that of a libertarian Muslim student at the University of Michigan whose satirical newspaper article led to demands for his firing because people felt “unsafe.”

Kohn retorted that both her and Powers’ white, upper-middle-class upbringings cloud their vision on the issue, claiming that speech that may not be threatening to them may nonetheless be threatening to someone else.

“Feelings are valid,” she mused. “I’m never going to argue with people’s feelings.”

Unless it is a Conservative’s feelings of course. Powers tried to use reason again, and again, Kohn let her true Statist show

Powers next spoke of the chilling effect that occurs when unpopular viewpoints are silent, arguing that people do not learn when everybody is like them.

Kohn, however, believes this is largely a good thing, especially in the case of conservatives who do not hold progressive social views, saying, “If they feel like they can no longer speak against positive social change, good.”

Well, there we are folks. Kohn is so worried about “feelings” except those that she disagrees with

Once again, Powers insisted that diversity of thought and diversity of ideas are just as important as any other type of diversity, but Kohn refused to concede the point, arguing that some ideas are less deserving of protection than others.

“They think [diversity] is dumbing down humanity, or the greatness and exceptionalism of America,” Kohn said. “I’m happy that’s under assault.”

Ah, yes, drink in that diversity and tolerance folks. the fact is Kohn advocates for forced silence of diverse views. She envisions herself as educated, and smart, yet she is so foolish as to not be able to grasp that she pushes for a climate that crushed liberty and squashes diversity.

Have you heard the one about Venezuelans descending into the Marxist Abyss?

Because Marxism is funny to dictators

As every country that has tried it knows, not only is socialism immoral and inherently tyrannical, it does not work. Ask Venezuelans, half of whom are ready to abandon their own country. Under end stage socialism, food is scarce:

There are dire reports of people waiting in supermarket lines all day, only to discover that expected food deliveries never arrived and the shelves are empty.

There are horrific tales of desperate people slaughtering zoo animals to provide their only meal of the day. Even household pets are targeted as a much-needed source for food.

President Maduro is doubling down on the proven failed policies and philosophies of “Bolivarian Socialism,” while diverting attention away from the crisis — pointing fingers at so-called “enemies” of Venezuela such as the United States, Saudi Arabia and others.

A dozen eggs was last reported to cost $150, and the International Monetary Fund predicts that inflation in Venezuela will hit 720% this year.

A country rich in resources has become a starvation state. But at least socialist ruler Nicolas Maduro has kept his sense of humor:

To the outrage of many in Venezuela, embattled President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday jokes about the shortages and hardship under his administration.

“The Maduro diet. Makes you hard without needing any Viagra,” said Maduro Sunday, laughing, during an exchange with the audience.

Maduro had asked a man in the audience, “why are you so skinny?” To which several people in the audience responded, on live television: “That’s the Maduro diet!”

The “Maduro diet” is what Venezuelans call slow starvation due to economic dysfunction inflicted by the socialist government.

Get that punchline? People are starving, they are unable to get medicines, medical care, or even properly bury their dead, but to Maduro, it is  funny somehow! Suffering is funny because Marxism brings equality comrades. Sure it is always equality of hunger, sickness, suffering and slavery to the State but none of that matters because equality is Utopia! No, as a wise man said, you can have equality or liberty, but you cannot have both. And the results? Well they matter not because in the pursuit of “equality” the individual seeks to matter, and in fact, becomes the enemy. And the Marxist will never admit the evil of their ideology

Hugo Chávez has been dead for more than three years, and the results of his irresponsible fiscal policies and criminally despotic rule have finally come to light in the form of pain and misery.

Images of Hospitals that look like catacombs, and prisons that have become maximum security business centers for criminals where no law applies, have become a reference when speaking about the country. But the wound goes much deeper than that.

We’re not just talking about shortages of basic staples such as toilet paper and soap, or daily electricity cuts, the five-day weekends for public employees, or about any of those stories that have turned Venezuela into a punchline with a seat at the United Nations Human Rights Council. No. The economic collapse at the hands of chavista economic policies has brought something deadlier, and so much simpler: hunger.

Children who eat once or twice a day, who don’t go to school because they don’t have the energy. Families of four sharing a portion for one person. These stories have become as common as social media posts from people hunting for medicine to tend the ailments of their loved ones. This is the new kind of misery porn that has been drawing attention to Venezuela. A country that squandered close to a Trillion Dollars of oil revenue under chavista rule. Try to wrap your head around that sum for a sec. And now try to refocus on the country that today drowns in a humanitarian crisis. It’s as if the rate of the fall is proportional to the income received and wasted.

And yet, the Maduro administration remains paralyzed. If Chávez was guilty for the decisions that steered Venezuela onto this collision course, then Maduro’s sin is inaction, watching as the country crashes into the iceberg without lifting a finger, except forcefully preventing anyone else taking the helm.

Sadder still is that right now, today, in America, the nation that better than any other, illustrates how Capitalism and individual liberties benefit all, college students are being taught that Marxism and all the bastard “isms’ it spawned give power to the people, and provide for everyone’s needs. Right now, people here, in this nation, look at policies that are rooted in Marxism and swoon. Just look at both presidential candidates proposals on how to make child care “more affordable”. Of course we now have “affordable” health insurance because of Obama Care right? Yeah, how is that working out? And how about our tax code? It is confiscatory, and punitive, as graduated income taxes, another Marxist ideal, always are. Look at our out of control regulatory overlords that work for the alphabet soup of governmental agencies. 

The biggest tragedy of Marxism is that the fools who buy into its false promises never learn from the actual history of Marxism. They never learn from 110,000,000 that it killed in the last century. The gulags of the Soviet Union of the past, or from the modern-day gulags in North Korea. The trampling of liberty? Who cares about that, the lemmings want their promised free stuff. The inherent destruction of everything good that Marxism always brings? Bah, tell the lemmings what they want to hear, to Hell with facts. So, the destruction will come again, and again, and again. And people will continue to believe the lies, the sweet promises that always bring destitution and misery rather than paradise.

I can not bring my mind to envision a more disturbing scenario. History lays out, indisputably, how the American model our Founders laid out, brings prosperity, opportunity, and liberty. That same history also illustrates how the Marxist path leads to evil ends. Yet some, many in fact simply will not see. Yesterday it was Russia and China, today it is North Korea, Cuba, and Venezuela, tomorrow, it will be…………May God help us