Obama needs to stop the embargo against Cuba!

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  1. Luissa
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    If we continue to trade with China, how can we continue to blockade Cuba?

    "The embargo is the perfect example used by anti-Americans everywhere to expose the hypocrisy of a superpower that punishes a small island while cozying to dictators elsewhere."
    — Moisés Naím, Newsweek [32]

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    the US is the only country that participates.

    The only things to buy in Cuba are Rum and tobacco. the only thing to do there is sleep with under age prostitutes.

    Everything is owned by the Castro family, for the Castro family.

    No good will come of ending our 'embargo' except for a bit more loose change in the Castro family's swiss bank accounts
     
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    what would you like us to buy from them.....
     
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    It isn't about us buying from them, it is what how the Cuban people can benefit from us.
    And if we don't get anything from them, what is the point of the embargo? All it does his hurt the Cuban people.
     
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    Sorry but I do not believe that the US not trading w Cuba is what is hurting the Cuban people.

    The entire rest of the world can trade with them and Cuba is still a shit hole.

    Gee, I wonder why that is. Could it be their own corrupt government?
     
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    Actually the entire rest of the world cannot.

    So you think it is fine to trade with China, but not Cuba?
     
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    why are we always supposed to benefit some other people? Hell benefit us for a change.
     
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    Cuba :: Mining and Natural Resources --  Kids Encyclopedia | Online Encyclopedia | Kids Online Dictionary | Britannica
     
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    It would benefit us also, Willow. For one we already trade with Cuba, if we could do so more freely, just think of the money we could make? In some of the articles I read, they stated we could make a billion a year if we stepped up trading with Cuba. Plus the embargo has done nothing to help the Cuban people, and some say it has just set them back even more. Plus it gives Castro something to use against us.

    We also have a law limiting how much non US companies can trade with Cuba.. Why should we be able to tell a foreign company who they can trade with?
     
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    I have to agree with the thread title because there are alot of great running classic cars to be had from Cuba and I'll stop getting ripped off by border town Mexicans on the price of Cuban cigars.
     

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