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Embargo on Cuba end it today November 13 2012

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Tremendous election excitement is in the air, exit polls differ whether Obama won the Florada Cuba vote. Perhaps elderly Cubans won’t admit to a camera that they voted for Obama, only on a check mark on a peace of paper, put in an exit poll box, meanwhile two pro-embargo Republicans were booted out of office by Cuban-Americans.

Ron Paul Peace Libertarians did well in the elections,

The progressive peace group, Coalition for a Liveable world won many victories,  Bob Kerrey and Dean Heller were expected to be a symbolic races, money should have been poured into what wasn’t expected to be winning races and Richard Carmona lost to someone who actually voted against Afghan surge spending and worked hard against the embargo of Cuba. Both Ron-Paul-peacenicks and flower-power-peacenicks oppose the embargo of Cuba and oversees war spending. They could all get together this November 13 and announce no more embargo on Cuba and if necessary filibuster at the earliest moment,

There is a problem ahead. What would happen if the week that government workers were wondering if they would get the next paycheck, the libertarians and peacenicks said no funding for war this week, in order for a weekly or monthly debt extension increase to pass? Al Qaeda would suddenly feel extremely empowered, maybe almost as much as when the Soviet Union collapsed and start trying to seize US equipment in Afghanistan. Normally the Taliban would declare war on al Qaeda for not letting the US leave, but it the currency collapse going on is great enough, the Taliban wouldn’t be furious at al Qaeda for only wanting peace after total western currency collapse.

Every November 13 Cuba introduces a resolution to the UN to end the US blockade. Every year the US votes “NO” to an almost unanimous resolution,

If the boycott ends today the stock market will sore and the US be in at least slightly better financial shape.

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I'm retired in Philadelphia. Non religious but there seems to be a life force that I see as more personal than is usually expressed.

I was raised a Quaker (common with Christian Jewish intermarriage back them) But my father was a total pacifist and during World War II, at the time that being so was difficult.

Upbringing included father trying not to get physical, yet still defend us kids from my harsh stepmother until she got her citizenship papers, after which they could get divorced. Been involved in peace issues since the anti-fallout shelter protests through Vietnam and Iraq.

I wrote "Greedy Little Squirrels and Lifeboat ethics,” 1977, when the Moonies were coming to America and got heavily harassed by them. I also think bin Laden is extremely dangerous like the leader of a barroom brawl, who has been manipulating this country into using the US to get Muslims angry enough to join his suicidal permanent war group. Before 9/11 young Muslims rebelled by wearing by covering their hair a little less than expected and at least winking at each other, now he changed rebellion into being militancy. The Northern Alliance would have been legitimately in charge long ago had he not baited the US into entering Afghanistan.

Obama is making a mistake in my mind with how to stop bin Laden’s dream of permanent war in a divided world but less of a mistake than most anyone else would. If due to currency collapses from out ever more expensive weapons the US stops fighting al Qaeda, then other counties will. If it ends up being Iran, the Sunni Shiite divide will be enormous. Al Qaeda is already convinced that the atheist China is a serious enemy, and the Russians have fought for brutally and inadvertently convinced far more Muslims than the US did that they considered Islam itself to be the enemy.

I never stopped supporting Jimmy Carter when everyone turned on him and I support Obama as well, but think he will have to use a lot more persuasion and less force if they aren’t going to succeed at bankrupting us. However Obama has tried less force and al Qaeda has started to respond in kind trying to limit the victim’s in the way of their primary attacks.
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Richard Kane (Philadelphia)
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