Free-market reforms take hold in Cuban countryside

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    SANTA ISABEL DE LAS LAJAS, Cuba (AP) — On sleepy streets plied by rickety horse-drawn carts and rusting 1950s automobiles, the sounds of commerce are once again being heard in Cuba's countryside.
    A private sandwich shop has opened in a town previously served only by a grim state-run cafeteria. A woman sells trinkets from a small spot of shade. A weathered farmer in dusty jeans has rigged up an ancient ice cream machine and is selling cones for 8 cents a pop.
    Out of sight of Cuba's dollar-spending tourists, in areas where money from overseas relatives trickles in only sporadically, dusty towns like this one slowly are being revitalized by a series of private enterprise initiatives ushered in by President Raul Castro.

    Free-market reforms take hold in Cuban countryside - Yahoo! News


    So tell me liberals; Why would you support a move to socialism, when Cuba, CUBA, of all places is moving away and starting to thrive under the FREE MARKET.

    Guess those filthy capitalist don't understand what the Pee Party is all about in America.

    :lol:

    Quick, call your unions and go help those people.:lol:
     
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    If anyone can bring that Communist shit hole out of the crapper, it's the very resourceful, hard working Cubans.
     
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    And that's how they are doing it. By taking advantage of a brand new free market and taking care of themselves.

    It must be incredibly rewarding.
     
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    If only the American Left was as freedom loving as these Cubans!

    If only!
     
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    Whoddathunk that people living for decades under harsh socialism would embrace freedom so naturally?
     
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    You have to admire how thoroughly sabotaged our educational system is, American Progressive still believe that Socialism works. Putin must laugh himself to sleep at night
     
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    Gosh..what do you mean by support? I support the people of each nation to come up with thier own governments.

    You don't?

    This is good news. I hope relations between Cuba and the United States improve and I can get to see where my Grandfather was born.
     
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    Just think what this country could get done if we didnt have these crazy cons running arround calling half of the country names that dont apply.

    Some Americans care so very little for this country that they intentionally try very hard to split this country in two by repeteing idiot lies designed to keep us from coming together.


    We are a Democracy and a capitalistic country.

    We will always be a Democracy and a caplitalistic country.

    Idiots lying about the American people and what they want for this country will not change that.

    The lies do made it harder and harder to keep us a well functioning Capitalistic Democracy though
     
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    I truly hope that you get to visit very soon.

    However, you must realize that the progressive movement of a vast and powerful central government, that chokes out free trade is what they are moving us twards.
     
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    We are and always have been a Republic. "And to the Republic for which it stands...."

    ring a bell?

    And fyi; we are not the people fomenting false class warfare, we did not call people "astro-turphers", or "tea baggers". That was liars and scum, from the left, such as yourself.

    your lack of IQ allows you to think that you don't fully support us going to what Cuba was, while Cuba is moving to what we were.
     

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