Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Odds and ends

  • The Catholic church’s relationship with the state in Cuba is “not what it should be, but it’s better than it has been,” says Orlando Bishop Thomas Wenski after a trip to Cuba, which he discusses on the Herald’s op-ed page.

  • “Confusion reigns in the heart of American society,” Fidel Castro writes in a long commentary on the news from the United States. Fidel, who supported the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, says it is “an error” for President Obama to shift U.S. ground forces from Iraq to Afghanistan. “The Soviet Union sank there,” he says. English summary here.


Anonymous said...

john negroponte, now there's a murderer we should all take seriously when it comes to commenting on cuba. from LA to Iraq the man has nothing but blood on his hands. more american moral authority

Anonymous said...

Yes, what the world needs more of is respect for the moral authority of the likes of Castro, Chavez, Mugabe, the Iranian mullahs, the Taliban, and Al Qaeda. Am I missing anymore of your paragons of virtue, anon?