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Look out America: the Venezuelans are coming

  • March 13, 2015
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A long time ago back back in the 1980s I was living in New York, when I read a story in the New York Times  about a group of armed Nicaraguan exiles, consisting mostly of former members of the Somoza National Guard,  who were conducting military exercises in the Florida Everglades and receiving training...

The United States of Human Rights

  • February 04, 2015
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Let no one say that the United States government doesn’t take human rights seriously.   Let every dictator or human right abuser take note that the United States will not tolerate any regime that commits acts of violence and terror against their own people.     On Monday an Egyptian court upheld 183 death sentences...

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