"In writing about his beloved Cuba, Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo asserts that "totalitarianism is as much about tyranny as about [the] manipulation of time." He knows only too well how the Castro brothers have destroyed the hopes and dreams of the Cuban people for more than a half century. And now in a devastating blow and under the guise of rapprochement, Barack Obama continues to support this communist tyranny. And the Cuban people continue to suffer and weep for true freedom.
While sadly, we Americans continue to squander it. A 2013 poll revealed that "40 percent of Americans said the First Amendment 'goes too far' and 56 percent of Americans refused to support a right to say things that are racially offensive (47 percent refused to support a right to say things that are offensive to religious groups)." In fact,
. . ."only a bare plurality of Americans, 38 percent to 36 percent, opposed laws criminalizing 'hate speech' thus highlighting that the "First Amendment is on very shaky footing." "