Obama extends Cuba embargo one year

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    Obama extends Cuba embargo one year - USATODAY.com

    This, of course, makes no sense since trade is in the best interests of both Cuba and the United States. This is true isolationism, refusing to trade with others.
     
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    I'm guessing he wanted to deal with healthcare before he had to deal with the right on the Cuba issue...
     
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    For crying out loud!

    End that stupid fucking embargo already!
     
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    I dont see the point of the embargo anymore. Let's trade, and show them how many good products the USA has.
     
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    We are trading partners with Vietnam :eek:
     
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    And China!
     
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    That's hardly an excuse. He didn't wait to deal with the right on setting a date for Guantanamo, for setting a date on Iraq, for sending troops to Afghanistan (though I suspect the right mostly agrees with this), the stimulus package, or cap and trade.
     
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    No american president will ever normalize relations while Castro is still alive.

    Once he dies, there will be a rush to become trading partners with Cuba.
     
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    The embargo should be ended, but it was smart move to not take on that issue right now.
     
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    How so? Isolation doesn't help us one bit.
     

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