Published: Monday, Feb. 13 2012 12:00 a.m. MST
Cuba is a nice country to visit, been there on vacation a couple of times now,
great for scuba diving. You guys can do what you like but I think the embargo
has been going on for a little too long eh?
The best way to open up Cuba to Democracy is to open up to them. The embargo
hasn't worked, they're still Communist folks!
Jay Evensen, and myself, always have "second thoughts". How about the
ole saying of "just say NO to drugs"?. If this was the country western
awards, and not the Grammys, with LL Cool J, that honored Whitney by him, what
do you think they would of said in place of him, there's another druggie that
struggled with drug abuse with a behavioral problem, like all the rest of them
fools. Throughout the past hundred-plus years, a variety of famous people have
battled addiction to opiates. Whether their drug of choice was heroin, Vicodin,
or even opium itself, these celebrities often paid a terrible price for their
addiction. Some maintained their drug addiction privately, others were branded
as addicts before the worlds eyes, while for others, their addiction cost them
their lives. Like John Belushi, Rush Limbaugh with a severe prescription drug
addiction, including OxyContin and Vicodin, Elvis Presley, Carrie Fisher, Janis
Joplin, Bela Lugosi, Charles Dickens just to name a few. All their money and
fame does not buy happiness they soon find out, so they turn to other pleasures.
I don't feel sorry for Whitney Houston's life of glorious song and unnerving
self-destruction. My views.
There is a lot to discover from Utah history & I hope I can contribute some
worthwhile discussions & ideas. Does anyone know the full story about the
man who dug the small cave in Temple Hill in Manti?. "The tunnel was dug
by a local resident who was convinced that he would soon come into a chamber
left by ancients. As he dug he began to have dreams that warned him to dig no
further or suffer a terrible fate. He ignored the warnings and was later found
dead of a heart attack inside the tunnel amongst his tools." Gov. Gary
Herbert formed a committee to look into possibly bidding for the 2022 Games.
Apparently, people are nostalgic for the days when armed soldiers roamed South
Temple. A man armed with a shotgun was killed by police on the Oquirrh Mountain
Temple grounds Saturday afternoon. Lt. Dan Starks with the South Jordan Police
Department said police were called just after 12:30 p.m. for a report of a man
with a gun. The temple was closed at the time to observe the Christmas holiday
because Christ was born on that day?. Or he wanted to see Santa?.My
Why do still have a 50 year old Embargo with the Cuban Communists -- But
throw our ever loving arms around the Chinese Communists?BTW - Did I
forget to make mention of our economic ties to Vietnam?58,000 Americans
died fighting those Communists.Corporate America has made us forget all
about them too.The Limbaugh/Beck.Hannity Tea Party express is too
wound up about Teachers Unions and U.S. Autoworkers to be upset about THEM.They loathe evil American "Socialists", but L-O-V-E
foregin Communists. $$$$
How nice that Jay Evensen could bring up these things about Mitt Romneys role in
the success of the 2002 Winter Olympic Games. Romney left his post at Bain
Capital to run the Olympics after top officials resigned amid a bribery scandal
and mismanagement of funds that left the games in debt. The games ended up being
on of the most profitable in Winter Olympic history. The Washington Post says
that although Romney played a role in the games' eventual success, questions
remain as to the extent of the financial problems that the games faced before
Romney arrived. The Post also quotes individuals close to Romney as saying that
he took the job to help his political resume.
Ah...the Post and Brother Chuck...a match made in heaven.
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