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Rubio's Strong, Accessible Rebuttal

Loiso12013 Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 11:58 AM
Serious question - Rubio's family came to America 2 years before castro took control of Cuba. So his family was escaping the oppressive controlling big government of the capitalist???
spartacus3344 Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 12:03 PM
You wouldn't know a serious question if it hit you over the head.
DSMike Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 11:59 AM
No they were trying to make a better life for themselves...notice I said make...not take.

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