Castro’s got a fee-vah and the only prescription is more ObamaCare

posted at 6:47 pm on March 25, 2010 by Allahpundit

Makes sense. Fidel’s always been an advocate for “common sense,” “middle of the road” health care. Which, per today’s rally in Iowa, is just what we’re getting:

And it’s absolutely true — it’s absolutely true this is a middle-of-the-road bill. This isn’t single-payer, which some people wanted. It’s also not what the Republicans were looking for, which was basically to deregulate the insurance industry, arguing that somehow this would cut down costs — something that defies the experience of everybody who’s dealt with an insurance company out there. (Laughter.)

So, yes, this is a common-sense bill. It doesn’t do everything that everybody wants, but it moves us in the direction of universal health care coverage in this country and that’s why everybody here fought so hard for it. (Applause.)

That was his reply to someone in the audience whining about the lack of a public option. Patience, young nutoot — we are indeed moving in that direction. Obama and Pelosi promised, didn’t they?

Say, I wonder if that’s why Castro’s happy — because he knows where “common sense, middle of the road” reform in this case is likely to lead. That would certainly help explain the excitement in certain quarters of American communist media.

If they’re going to play guilt-by-association with tea partiers, it’s only right that we repay the kindness.

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.”…

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.

This whitewash has been brought to you by the AP, which thoughtfully notes that amnesty and climate-change legislation are next up on Fidel’s wishlist for the U.S. Exit question: On a scale of one to 10, how excited is the White House message team to have this endorsement with a repeal campaign already brewing inside the GOP? Now all we need is a thumbs-up from Hugo Chavez and the fall ad slate will be set.


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We have to keep Annin CA and crr6 for practice.

Dire Straits on March 25, 2010 at 7:38 PM

And for the cr@p n tax bill coming up,
we’ll need oakland

macncheez on March 25, 2010 at 7:41 PM

Um, hh, no need to hit bb quite so hard. He’s one of the good guys.

Mary in LA on March 25, 2010 at 7:41 PM

Mary in LA on March 25, 2010 at 7:39 PM

Maybe even not that, Mary. We’ll all see what a troll posts.

My thinking, is that this is among and for us. Sure, we might among ourselves disagree but, at the end of the day, we can all hook up at a barbecue and have fun.

No lib woould allow for that, given their hate for us as they demonstrate all the time.

My view–personally and alone–is we ignore they’re even there the same way we’d ignore a common weed.

Liam on March 25, 2010 at 7:42 PM

Cuba’s outstanding universal health care.

Warning: Graphic and disturbing images at links posted above.
INC on March 25, 2010 at 7:31 PM

INC: D*mmit,you beat me by 4 minutes,I salute you!!:)

canopfor on March 25, 2010 at 7:43 PM

Thanks!

It’s hard ignoring them, but one stated he comes only to muck up the place. We deserve better.

OK–let’s not talk to trolls, okay? Any others with this, let’s work together.

Liam on March 25, 2010 at 7:37 PM

Liam: I`m in,done as well!!:):):)

canopfor on March 25, 2010 at 7:44 PM

We have to keep Annin CA and crr6 for practice.

Dire Straits on March 25, 2010 at 7:38 PM

Remove them from our sight. It’s like having a six-year-old in the War Room having vote on if the missiles get launched while Russian nuked are inbound.

Liam on March 25, 2010 at 7:44 PM

In a sane US, an endorsement from freakin’ Castro would be the kiss of death. My present location is somewhere deep in the rabbit hole apparently.

GnuBreed on March 25, 2010 at 7:45 PM

Um, hh, no need to hit bb quite so hard. He’s one of the good guys.

Mary in LA on March 25, 2010 at 7:41 PM

Mary in LA: I second that,he posts different styles depend
ing on his mood,and thats coooool!!:)

canopfor on March 25, 2010 at 7:46 PM

Troll-free thread.

Tells you all you need to know.

uknowmorethanme on March 25, 2010 at 7:46 PM

canopfor on March 25, 2010 at 7:44 PM

Thanks!

We ignore them, even in roundabout ways. Well, best we can, because they’re very testing of our patience.

We stay among ourselves. No lib is banned or censored but, in the end, no libs are allowed among us. We are friends, we are together to solve a problem best we can. Libs only CAUSE problems.

Liam on March 25, 2010 at 7:47 PM

My present location is somewhere deep in the rabbit hole apparently.

GnuBreed on March 25, 2010 at 7:45 PM

If you like, I cn call up a Munchkin to bring you into the light..Go into the liiiight…

(insert spooky music here:_______)

Liam on March 25, 2010 at 7:49 PM

Um, hh, no need to hit bb quite so hard. He’s one of the good guys.

Mary in LA on March 25, 2010 at 7:41 PM

That’s not my perception. It is as if AnninCA and Crr6 had a love child.

highhopes on March 25, 2010 at 7:52 PM

canopfor on March 25, 2010 at 7:44 PM
Thanks!
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We ignore them, even in roundabout ways. Well, best we can, because they’re very testing of our patience.

We stay among ourselves. No lib is banned or censored but, in the end, no libs are allowed among us. We are friends, we are together to solve a problem best we can. Libs only CAUSE problems.

Liam on March 25, 2010 at 7:47 PM

Liam: Yes,you are correct,and some,if not most,just want
to inflame,and goad commenters into a reaction!!:)

canopfor on March 25, 2010 at 7:54 PM

That’s not my perception. It is as if AnninCA and Crr6 had a love child.

highhopes on March 25, 2010 at 7:52 PM

And it looked like the beast I saw yesterday on SyFy in the movie Frankenfish

Liam on March 25, 2010 at 7:54 PM

Liam: Yes,you are correct,and some,if not most,just want
to inflame,and goad commenters into a reaction!!:)

canopfor on March 25, 2010 at 7:54 PM

That’s all it’s about among them. We deserve better, and it’s time we, as a team and group, ended that crap.

You and me have seen good threads and discussions stolen by nonsense from those libs. They have had too much leeway. For me, personally and of myself, that needs to end. We here, all these people of good and better character, deserve more.

Liam on March 25, 2010 at 7:57 PM

That’s not my perception. It is as if AnninCA and Crr6 had a love child.

highhopes on March 25, 2010 at 7:52 PM
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And it looked like the beast I saw yesterday on SyFy in the movie Frankenfish

Liam on March 25, 2010 at 7:54 PM

Liam: I`m not speaking of BB,but your discription might be
this,from the H/A Archives!!:)
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An Ugly Baby

http://hotair.com/archives/2006/04/25/an-ugly-baby/

Liam:

canopfor on March 25, 2010 at 8:01 PM

canopfor on March 25, 2010 at 8:01 PM

Bugs Bunny on crack! LOL

Liam on March 25, 2010 at 8:02 PM

canopfor on March 25, 2010 at 8:01 PM
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Bugs Bunny on crack! LOL

Liam on March 25, 2010 at 8:02 PM

Liam: I nearly died laughing when I watched it!!

I was hunting on google for a cross between
a Lib and Repub!!!:)

canopfor on March 25, 2010 at 8:04 PM

The fact that CAsstro came back from the grave just to throw air kisses to his his marxist protege speaks volumes. I heard Pol Pot sent an atta boy telegram.

Anyone notice the deafening non-congratulations from Presidouche Bill Blythe, Monica’s BF? Is he trying to figure out how to take credit or licking his wounded ego with George Bush’s hand?

Western_Civ on March 25, 2010 at 8:05 PM

That’s not my perception. It is as if AnninCA and Crr6 had a love child.

highhopes on March 25, 2010 at 7:52 PM

Okay, your mileage may vary, as they say… but for what it’s worth, sometimes blatantblue got a bum rap because folks used to confuse with a similarly named troll, “BleedsBlue”, who was banned some time ago, to general rejoicing! :-)

Mary in LA on March 25, 2010 at 8:05 PM

So, can all we HA conservatives agree? We ignore trolls best we can, and ask others of us to join in. WE stay among ourselves, and not post to any troll no matter what–best we can avoid it.

Spread it, please! Let’s work together to keep this OUR site. We don’t deserve a single word of the abude heaped on us by:

Grow Fins
AnninCA
Proud RINO
crr6
Jimbo3

Or any of their kind. We ignore them, please? No responses no matter what they say. This is OUR site, far as we’re allowed. The enemy can speak, but we don’t speak to them.

We have ideas together, we are friends. Don’t let them–those named and others of their kind–split us apart.

Liam on March 25, 2010 at 8:08 PM

This endorsement should be tattooed on the forehead of ech of the Dems that voted for this mess. Don’t let them dodge it in November, or in 12.

MikeA on March 25, 2010 at 8:09 PM

I was hunting on google for a cross between
a Lib and Repub!!!:)

canopfor on March 25, 2010 at 8:04 PM

That was a cross between sh*t and Hell…

Liam on March 25, 2010 at 8:09 PM

Commie-care

freedomplow on March 25, 2010 at 8:14 PM

Yes! Thank you! By going along with calling the bill that just passed “health care”, we fell right into the Dems’ agenda.

What you get from your doctor (or other provider) is health care.

What we got on Sunday is socialized medicine.

Mary in LA on March 25, 2010 at 8:20 PM

If this picture or quotation doesn’t appear in a GOP campaign ad against Obama, then the GOP would be terminally incompetent. The left is giving us soooooooo much ammo. Enough ammo to feed a 20mm gattling gun for about 6 years. Let’s use it, for God’s sake and our sakes.

BottomLine5 on March 25, 2010 at 8:44 PM

30 million more people on the insurance rolls

16 thousand new IRS agents to enforce your “right to healthcare”

1 endorsement from Fidel Castro……Priceless!!!

silenced majority on March 25, 2010 at 9:15 PM

Are they still rationing toilet paper down there in that island paradise?

Terrye on March 25, 2010 at 7:15 PM

Yes they are. And you better not show up with Charmins for some friends’ relative’s house…I guess Cubans morph into species that have left a friend of mine scared out of his life.

ProudPalinFan on March 25, 2010 at 9:25 PM

Are they still rationing toilet paper down there in that island paradise?

Terrye on March 25, 2010 at 7:15 PM

Sheryl Crow would be proud.

silenced majority on March 25, 2010 at 9:30 PM

Are they still rationing toilet paper down there in that island paradise?

Don’t forget sanitary napkin rationing. Because nothing says “WOMEN’S LIBERATION” like only being give ten pads a month. Yay, hygiene!

englishqueen01 on March 25, 2010 at 9:41 PM

Who sprayed Troll-B-Gone in here?

Akzed on March 25, 2010 at 11:02 PM

Who sprayed Troll-B-Gone in here?

Folks, we either have a winner or I’m sufficiently buzzed, because as you may have heard, Thursday is the new Friday

silenced majority on March 25, 2010 at 11:12 PM

It is Thursday…right?

silenced majority on March 25, 2010 at 11:13 PM

The associated press isn’t just dishonest, they’re criminally dishonest.

They play cover for thugs and murderers and spend all the energy they have less attacking decent people that just refuse to submit.

Merovign on March 25, 2010 at 11:29 PM

I’ve got a prescription for Castro:

“Live by the sword, die by the sword.”

And mildly OT, but any word on how the average Canadian is reacting to Obamacare’s passage?

Dark-Star on March 26, 2010 at 12:40 AM

I kind of like Castro. I’d like to move somewhere that is to the right of Obama.

Star20 on March 26, 2010 at 12:48 AM

YouTube parody: Castro interviews Obama: http://www.youtube.com/user/Optoons#p/search/0/YCYhVuYIzk0

Mervis Winter on March 26, 2010 at 9:42 AM

Haven’t had time to read all the previous posts, but…

Am I the only one to notice the close resemblance of the Obama “O” logo to the Cuban flag?

Longhorn Six on March 26, 2010 at 10:28 AM

Thank you Mr. President. We thought the Murial Boatlift was a problem.

Well, now the Cuban people (Fidel) think ObamaCare is a miracle from Marx,he will being giving every Cuban that wants to a ONE-WAY boat ticket to U.S. to get free health care.

MSGTAS on March 26, 2010 at 11:08 AM

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