Category: Freedom

The Dictatorship Remains Intact with a New President in Cuba

Even with a new president, the Castro clan appears to have a firm grip on power well into the future. A real transition will begin when the Cuban people are able to choose their own leaders in open, free, and … Continue reading

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Texas Lawmakers Clash with State Toll Bureaucracies Over Cap on Toll Fines

Governor Greg Abbott decidedly departed from Perry’s policies and tapped the brakes on toll roads, most notably killing 15 new toll projects last fall. The majority of lawmakers have feverishly responded to constituents’ complaints about the costs to drive toll … Continue reading

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Cuba Dealt Diplomatic Defeat at the UN Human Rights Council

The Cuban missions to the United Nations in New York and Geneva are among the largest and their work, mostly carried on by intelligence officers fronting as diplomats, is very active and effective. But sabotaging the UPR pre-session on Cuba … Continue reading

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Castro’s Killing Fields: A Pattern of Disregard for Human Life Lasting Six Decades (February)

Cuba Archive has documented numerous cases of extrajudicial killings by state authorities against persons attempting to escape their Cuban Island prison “illegally” over six decades. By Maria C. Werlau l February 28, 2018 Following are selected cases of death or … Continue reading

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Frederick Douglass Today: 200 Years Later

200 years later, we can still absorb our tremendous, yet, tumultuous history, and the strength of one individual who’s name echoes in the halls of capitol buildings, schools, and universities. Frederick Douglass’ legacy will be celebrated by all as a … Continue reading

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Red State, Blue State: Why Americans Vote the Way they Do

The Founders knew they didn’t have final answers, and they made compromises between their ideals and practical reality. They embodied these in the Constitution, and even wrote an operating manual for it, called The Federalist Papers, which, like most operating … Continue reading

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The Las Vegas Massacre and the Many Unanswered Questions

A Facebook post alleged to be from Australian Antifa hails the shooter, Stephen Paddock, as a comrade raining death down on those “fascist Trump supporters,” while this incident shows a high degree of planning. The concert venue, the firing position, … Continue reading

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NFL: It’s “Taking Back Our Taxes” Time!

Sean Hannity focused on the numbers pointing out, “the average public subsidy for a NFL stadium is $266 million taxpayer dollars. Since the year 2000, it is estimated $3.2 billion in federal taxpayer money has gone to help build private … Continue reading

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The Cultures of Individualism and Collectivism

The moral hymn for collectivist societies is “The greatest good for the greatest number,” which sounds democratic until we consider that this philosophy can, and has been used, to justify the most inhumane actions by collectivist regimes and the likes … Continue reading

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