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Fidel Castro Applauds Passage of Obama's Health Care Overhaul

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Zorkorist

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I dunno, Moonbeam...

I can graduate a lot of Doctors when it doesn't mean shit.

-John
 

sportage

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WOW... maybe a commie 3 world leader has more compassion than the op? Just might be... So I must ask... who is the "real" commie dictator???
 

Zorkorist

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Not only is Castro alive, but America just passed Socialized Health Care.

-John
 

Noobtastic

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And this doesn't humiliate Obama?

LOL!

Hamas congratulated Britain for shitting on Israel.

When will the mullahs thank Obama for letting them develop a nuclear weapon?

only a matter of time...
 

UberNeuman

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And this doesn't humiliate Obama?
I guess if you have any respect for the walking corpse of Castro, it might mean something... So far it's seems the foamy rightwingers have more care for the Cuban zombies opinion than normal people....

/good luck with that rage...
 

WHAMPOM

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What a ringing endorsement. Birds of a feather...

Fidel Castro Applauds Passage of Obama's Health Care Overhaul

AP

It perhaps was not the endorsement President Obama and the Democrats in Congress were looking for.

Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro on Thursday declared passage of American health care reform "a miracle" and a major victory for Obama's presidency, but couldn't help chide the United States for taking so long to enact what communist Cuba achieved decades ago.

"We consider health reform to have been an important battle and a success of his (Obama's) government," Castro wrote in an essay published in state media, adding that it would strengthen the president's hand against lobbyists and "mercenaries."

But the Cuban leader also used the lengthy piece to criticize the American president for his lack of leadership on climate change and immigration reform, and for his decision to send more troops to Afghanistan, among many other things.

And he said it was remarkable that the most powerful country on earth took more than two centuries from its founding to approve something as basic as health benefits for all.

"It is really incredible that 234 years after the Declaration of Independence ... the government of that country has approved medical attention for the majority of its citizens, something that Cuba was able to do half a century ago," Castro wrote.

The longtime Cuban leader -- who ceded power to his brother Raul in 2008 -- has continued to pronounce his thoughts on world issues though frequent essays, titled "Reflections," which are published in state newspapers.

Cuba provides free health care and education to all its citizens, and heavily subsidizes food, housing, utilities and transportation, policies that have earned it global praise. The government has warned that some of those benefits are no longer sustainable given Cuba's ever-struggling economy, though it has so far not made major changes.

In recent speeches, Raul Castro has singled out medicine as an area where the government needs to be spending less, but he has not elaborated.
Time to stop staring at that image in the mirror. "Whoo-oooh!" What a pathetic post!!LOL Snort!
 

Zorkorist

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Ya'll can't possibly be bitching at us when we compare Cuba's Communist Health Care System, which is a failure, to President Obama's Socialist health care plan, which will fail.

Can you?

-John
 

WHAMPOM

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Not only is Castro alive, but America just passed Socialized Health Care.

-John
WOW! You mean almost the same Health Care as proposed by the Republicans in opposition to Hillary's back in the 1990s? Time to move to Texas where they revise history as needed.
 

UberNeuman

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Ya'll can't possibly be bitching at us when we compare Cuba's Communist Health Care System, which is a failure, to President Obama's Socialist health care plan, which will fail.

Can you?

-John
The "us" - who is that?

/who "us" you?
 

Zorkorist

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People that have my perspective.

A group I belong to.

Some one greater than I.

Do you need a link to a dictionary?

-John
 

UberNeuman

Lifer
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People that have my perspective.

A group I belong to.

Some one greater than I.

Do you need a link to a dictionary?

-John
That means nothing to me.... What is your group, sir?

\so that I may subscribe to their newsletter.
 

UberNeuman

Lifer
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WOW! You mean almost the same Health Care as proposed by the Republicans in opposition to Hillary's back in the 1990s? Time to move to Texas where they revise history as needed.
Those who don't learn from history are doomed to repeat it, but then they call it socialism when they are at wit's end..

\lol....
 

Zorkorist

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Hiistory will show how Berlin's wall fell, Communism died in Russia, etc.

Obama is repeating old, tired, principles.

And destroying America's principles.

-John
 

Zebo

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UHC is the right choice I disagee with the BEARD how we went about it.
 
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UHC is the right choice I disagee with the BEARD how we went about it.

i wish the republicans had gotten their heads out of their ass and actually helped fix the bill instead of what they did

for one it benefits me anyway since i've been turned down for insurance coverage due to pre-existing conditions (and i've been working since i was 11 yrs old, doing different jobs)

but on the other hand there are things missing in the bill that could have made it better if only they'd worked together...

....fucking politicians....
 

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Lifer
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Healthcare is practically the only thing Cuba does right, so for once it's a ringing endorsement. We're well behind the rest of the world.
 

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