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Raul Castro stepping down

Discussion in 'Too Hot for Swamp Gas' started by tampagtr, Apr 13, 2021.

  1. fda92045

    fda92045 GC Hall of Fame

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    Is dictatorship a type of leadership?
     
  2. wgbgator

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    In capitalism we call dictators CEOs
     
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  3. gatorpa

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    Except they aren't....
     
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  4. tampagtr

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    Not remotely true that we had a plan for Iraq. There was no Phase Four because other than some idiots at AEI they are going to create an Ayn Rand paradise, there were no real interests. Franks told Rumsfeld there was no Phase Four. Chalabi was a total fraud.

    But there is far more interconnections in Cuba. It's not remotely comparable.

    None of those mean that things will go smoothly or easily. There will be a lot of attempts to grab assets. There are a lot of self-interested actors ready to make their move. But there have been a lot of plans made over the years and there is a lot of interconnectedness.
     
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  5. OklahomaGator

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    Except CEO's are hired by the board of directors, who are voted on by the stockholders, a long way from dictators.
     
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  6. wgbgator

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    Project for the New American Century - Wikipedia
     
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  7. wgbgator

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    Dictators have sham elections too
     
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  8. tampagtr

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  9. wgbgator

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  10. tampagtr

    tampagtr VIP Member

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    I can't see whatever your posting but I feel certain it's going to be futile. I'm not, spend the time explaining all of my reasoning, and unless I do, I don't think were going to advance his conversation.
     
  11. wgbgator

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    It was a very funny meme, take my word for it
     
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  12. tampagtr

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  13. tampagtr

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    How does this work? Do any of the tech guys know? How would we restore internet to Cuba with the government trying to block it?

     
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    I wonder what the "All Lives Matter" crew has to say about this...
     
  15. gator10010

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    All Lives Matter aren't bothered by this because all lives matter....get it?

    Why does this bother you? It's almost as if you hate Cubans or something.
     
  16. orangeblue_coop

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    Why does me asking this question bother you? It’s almost as if you don’t like people calling out the faulty premise “All Lives Matter” was built on or something.
     
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  17. tampagtr

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    What to remember when you hear "all lives matter"

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    animal farm all pigs are equal - Google Search
     
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  18. GatorRade

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    More importantly, CEOs don’t get to unilaterally dictate the conditions of life in our country. There are 1,000s of CEOs in the US, but there is only one dictator.
     
  19. fda92045

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    The fact that it doesn't bother you proves his point.
     
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  20. officelife

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    We cannot, but facts don’t really matter these days.